How to Transfer Airtime on MTN in 2023 – Easy Steps

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how to transfer airtime on MTN?, What is MTN airtime transfer code? In this post, I will show you how to Transfer Airtime on  MTN in different ways. you can transfer through SMS or MTN USSD code. This process is popularly known as MTN Share. MTN Share (formerly Share ‘N’ Sell) is a service that allows you to transfer airtime(credit) from your MTN account to other MTN customers’ accounts. MTN Share can be used by all new and existing prepaid and postpaid customers on the MTN network

Before you can start using the service, you need to change your default transfer PIN  from 0000 to a new PIN.

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How to Change MTN Airtime Transfer PIN

To change your MTN share  PIN;

  • Send an SMS with your Default PIN New PIN New PIN to 777. e.g, send an SMS with ‘0000 1234 1234’ to 777.
  • You can also change your PIN by dialing *777*Default PIN*New PIN* New PIN# on your phone and then click on send e.g dial *777*0000*0505*0505# 
  • Immediately after you change your PIN using any of the options above, you will receive an SMS informing you that your PIN was changed successfully.

Also read: How to Call or Contact MTN Customer Care in Nigeria

How to Transfer-Airtime-on-MTN – MTN airtime transfer code

To transfer airtime using SMS

  • Simply send an SMS with Transfer, Recipient’s Number, Amount, and PIN to 777. e.g,   Transfer 08031234567 1500 0505 to 777 then send
  • you will receive an SMS asking you to confirm that you want to make the transfer by sending an SMS with ‘YES’ to 777.

How to Transfer-MTN-Airtime Using USSD Code

MTN airtime transfer code

  • Simply dial *777*Recipient’s Number*Amount*PIN# on your phone and then click on send e.g dial *777*08031234567*1500*0505# and then send.
  • you will receive a message that the transfer was successful once the transaction is completed.

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How to Reset MTN Transfer PIN

If you forget your transfer pin and you wish to reset it, you will need to contact MTN customer service as it’s not possible to reset the PIN by yourself.

To contact MTN support,  simply call 180,  and you will be connected to an MTN representative and your PIN can be retrieved after.

How to Change MTN Transfer PIN to a New PIN

If you remember your PIN and you only wish to change it to a new pin, then it is possible through SMS or USSD code.

Through SMS;

Simply type and send your “ current PIN code, followed by your new PIN  typed twice, followed by # ” to 777.

e.g  0505 6060 6060# to 777

Through USSD code;

Simply dial ” *777* current PIN*new PIN*new PIN# “, then send the code 

e.g *777*0505*6060*6060# then send

Important Notes:

  • You can only transfer in Naira amounts and not in kobo, i.e. you can transfer NGN500.00 but not NGN500.99.
  • You can transfer between NGN50.00 – NGN5,000.00 in a single transaction.
  • You can transfer up to NGN100,000.00 from your phone to either a single or multiple MTN accounts every day.
  • There is no limit to the maximum number of transactions per day.
  • If your MTN prepaid account does not have enough airtime to cover the amount you have requested to transfer, the transaction will not be completed and you will receive an error message.
  • If you are a postpaid customer, you will only be able to transfer airtime when your account is positive. You will not be able to transfer airtime when your account is negative (-). For example, if your account balance is N-300.00. You will not be able to use MTN Share. On the other hand, if your account balance is N1,000.00 you will be able to transfer airtime up to the available N1,000.00 in your account.

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Emmanuel O.

Part time writer @ WapMasTazone |

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