How to transfer airtime on MTN sometimes does give MTN users a lot of problems. This is because there are different ways by which how to transfer airtime on MTN can be done and if one is not familiar with those ways, the desired results may not be guaranteed.
On this website today, I will be teaching you for practical ways on how to transfer airtime on MTN to both MTN and other network numbers. That’s not only what this article will be focusing on, there will also be how to reset MTN trader code and some other topics that will be comprehensively touched on the topic.
How to Transfer Airtime on MTN: Why It Is Necessary.
There are many reasons why people need to know how to transfer on their phone. At times, it may because we over recharged our MTN line and instead of wasting it on calls, we may decide to share the the airtime with our families and friends.
Some other times, it may because, we are called by our families and friends that are stranded and need to make calls or do some other activities on their phones that require using airtime. The knowledge of knowing how to transfer airtime on MTN will surely be of help in these situations.
Some situations as well may require us to send airtime to people either to compensate them or to reward them. This is usually common on some blogs where the owners always share airtime to some dedicated users of the blogs.
All these are many more can make existing users of MTN and intending users to have the knowledge of how to transfer airtime on MTN successfully.
How to Transfer Airtime on MTN: Detailed Guidelines.
Transferring airtime on MTN for the first time can be very cubersome most especially to new users. However, in this article, the steps by which MTN customers, both existing and the new ones will use to do a successful transfer will be made simpler.
A new user should know that it is possible to transfer airtime on MTN using different ways which incident text message, USSD code, application and code transfer. Each of these methods will be explicitly explained for the readers to have the knowledge of how to transfer airtime on MTN.
How to Get MTN transfer code
Before we can continue on how to transfer airtime, it is very important to know how to get the transfer code. This is the most useful tool while learning how to transfer airtime on MTN. Each customer of MTN will be given the same PIN to transfer known as default PIN. The code is always 0000. So whenever a customer wants to transfer airtime, that’s the default PIN to be used.
MTN Transfer Code Reset:
It is always better and safer to change the default MTN transfer PIN since the same PIN will be used for every customer making it easier to guess by anybody. That’s why this section will talk more on how to reset the MTN transfer PIN before s customer learns how to transfer airtime on MTN.
There are different methods by which this default transfer PIN can be reset. The different methods will be fully explained in details.
MTN Transfer Code Reset Using USSD
To reset MTN transfer code using USSD; the customer needs to dial *600*default PIN (which is always 0000) new PIN ( which is the desired 4 digits that a customer wants to be using ) new PIN then hash sign.
For instance, a user that wants to change his default PIN to 0101 can easily dial *600*0000*0101*0101#.
MTN Transfer Code Reset SMS
MTN gives access to users to send message whenever they want to change their default PINs to their desired numbers. The following steps can be easily taken to ensure this.
- Navigate to your message menu.
- Click on New to start a new message.
- Write 0000 (space) 0101 (new number) 0101
- Send to 777.
In essence, we can text 0000 (give a space) 0101 (space) 0101 (space) then hash.
MTN Transfer Code Reset Using Transfer Code.
An MTN user can easily follow the following procedures to use the transfer code method.
- Dial *777#
- Click on 2, reset PIN
- Follow the order.
How to transfer airtime on MTN to MTN.
There are different ways by which a user can do this. The first and the easiest one is using transfer code. After a user must have changed the default PIN to whatever digits that suite them, they can easily dial the following code to make the transfer.
*600* the receiver’s number* Amount to be sent* PIN then hash (#).
Another method to transfer airtime on MTN to MTN number is to use USSD code. The following steps can be taken to get that done:
- Dial *777#
- Click on option 1
- Input the recipient number.
- Insert the amount to be transfered
- The insert your PIN.
We can as well use SMS method. This will allow us to send message to get this done. While doing that we can easily follow the following processes:
- Goto Message menu
- Click om create new message
- Write transfer (space) recipient number (space) amount (space) PIN
- Send to 777.
How to transfer airtime on MTN to MTN without PIN.
We can make transfer to MTN number from MTN without using PIN. However, we will make use of our default PIN. We only need to follow this procedure
Dial *600* the receiver’s number (MTN number) * Amount* 0000#.
How to transfer airtime on MTN to Airtel
MTN gives access to transfer airtime on MTN to other networks including Airtel. This can be done either by using trader code, USSD or using SMS menu to send message to 777.
To use the code, we only need to dial *600*the Airtel number* the amount* the PIN. For instance, a MTN user that wants to transfer to Airtel user can easily dial the following code
It is possible to transfer airtime on MTN to Airtel using transfer code as well. The following steps should be followed.
- Dial *777#
- Click on option 1, transfer money
- Recipient number (Airtel)
- Insert amount.
- Then PIN.
Things to know before transferring airtime on MTN.
There is need for both existing and new users of MTN to know some things before they intiate the transfer on MTN. Among some information that they need to know is that :
- There is no limited number of transfer than can be made in a day.
- There is limited trader of a million in a day.
- You can only use this service as an MTN user.
- You have to have airtime to carry out this funtions. This is because, the service does charge some money.
- You can only transfer round figure.
MTN New Data Plan According to NCC Directive
Of recent, MTN has modified its plan to get data. Previously, it is always *131# that customers are allowed to used whenever they want to buy data.
But now, MTN has changed the code to *312# and even urged the users to be using the new code whenever they want to purchase data.
After dialing the code, the same menu will be displayed as it will be if dialed *131# and customers are allowed to press 1 if they want to buy data.
MTN New Recharge Code.
MTN has also changed its recharge code for recharging Airtime in Nigeria. Prior this time, the users of MTN Nigeria always used *555* ( the PIN ) and ends with hash tag whenever they want to recharge their line.
However, the number one communication network has changed their code. And the recent one to be used now is *311*recharge pin. All these are to obey the directives from the NCC. ( Nigerian Communication Commission)
How to transfer airtime on MTN has been fully discussed in this article. However, there may be some readers that may not fully get some information on how to do this. Such a reader can use the comment box to ask whatever that may not clear to him or can ask for help on how to do this.
Other readers can as well want to make suggestions, advice or even add some other information concerning that topic, the comment box is as well welcomed for them as well.
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Greetings! Very useful advice within this article! Its the little changes that make the most significant changes. Thanks a lot for sharing!