How to Transfer Airtime on MTN – 3 Ways to Transfer or Share Airtime on the MTN Network

How to transfer airtime on MTN – We already spoke about how you can transfer or share data from one MTN line to another, and now, let’s see how you can transfer airtime from your MTN line to another.

So, you’re ready?

Sure, then let’s begin.

How to transfer airtime on MTN

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How to transfer Airtime on the MTN Network

  • How to transfer airtime on MTN, using the USSD code format.
  • How to transfer airtime on MTN, using the text message format.
  • How to transfer airtime on MTN, using the MTN mobile app.

Things to take note of before you begin transferring airtime on your MTN line.

You must first change the default transfer pin, which is “0000” to your personal 4-digit PIN before you can start transferring airtime on your MTN line.

And to do this, simply follow the steps below;

  • Send an SMS in this format, “Default PIN New PIN New Pin” to the number, 777.
  • For example, 0000 1234 1234, and send it to 777.
  • Alternatively, you can use the USSD format, *777*0000*1234*1234#, and press send.
  • Whichever method you use, your default pin will be immediately changed to the new one, and you can start making your airtime transfers.

Now, let’s see how we can start transferring airtime on my MTN lines, starting with the first format

How to transfer airtime on MTN, using the USSD code format

  • Simply dial the code, *777 * recipient’s phone number * amount * PIN #.
  • For example, *777*08031234567*500*1234#, and press send.
  • The airtime amount specified in the code will be sent to the number provided, and you’ll receive an SMS confirming that.
  • Easy.

This is for transferring airtime using the USSD code format, now let’s see how we can do the same thing using the text message or SMS format.

How to transfer airtime on MTN, using SMS format

  • Open your messages app, and send an SMS in this format, “Transfer recipient’s number amount PIN”, and send it to the number, 777.
  • For example, Transfer 08031234567 500 1234, and send to 777.
  • After sending the SMS, the receiver will receive the stated airtime amount, and you’ll also get an SMS confirming the transfer.

And finally, let’s see how we can transfer airtime on our MTN lines, by using the official MTN mobile app.

Using the official MTN mobile app

Download now: Official MTN mobile app.

  • First of all, kindly follow the link above to download the MTN mobile app if you don’t have it installed on your phone before now.
  • After doing that, open it, and if it is your first time using it, you’ll be first required to create an account using your MTN phone number, and a login PIN.
  • Else, simply login to the app with your existing account.
  • From the app’s homepage, simply tap on the “Share” option.
  • Select “Airtime“, and tap on “New Number
  • On the next page, enter the recipient’s phone number, and the amount of airtime you want to transfer.
  • Press the “Share” button, and “Confirm” on the next page.
  • Finally, you’ll be required to enter your 4-digit transfer pin, and you’re done.

As you can see, it’s pretty easy to transfer airtime from your MTN line to other MTN lines using any of the three methods discussed above.

So, kindly tell us which of these methods you preferred the most by leaving a comment in the comments section below, and if you find this post helpful, then kindly give it a thumbs up by sharing it, and as always, I’ll see y’all tomorrow, #peace out.

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