How to transfer data from one MTN SIM to another. This post will show you exactly how to transfer your MTN data from one MTN SIM to another.
MTN is Africa’s biggest mobile phone network, with over 160 million subscribers across the continent. If you’re an MTN subscriber, then you know how important it is to know how to check your airtime balance, buy airtime, and transfer airtime to other numbers. But you may not know how to transfer data bundle from one MTN line to another. The good news is that this is a very easy process.
Terms and Conditions
The terms and conditions that apply to the data transfer between MTN accounts are listed below.
- You cannot transfer or share MTN data bonus.
- The Data4me offers cannot be shared.
- The maximum MTN data you can transfer or share per day is 1GB (i.e., 1000MB).
Does MTN data sharing and transfer apply to everyone? Yes, provided that you have the required minimum data bundle to transfer.
MTN data transfer and sharing is completely free; you will not be charged for transferring data from one MTN SIM to another.
How to Transfer and Share Data on MTN
To transfer and share data on MTN.
- Dial *131# on your phone dialer.
- From the options displayed, select "6. Gift Data".
- From options displayed, select "1. Transfer from Data Balance".
- Type the recipient's phone number in the box provided.
- Select the amount of data bundle you wish to transfer.
- To complete the transfer select "1. Proceed".
Dial *131*Phone number(Recipient phone number)*Data amount#. For example, dial *131*07012345678*100#
How to Transfer and Share MTN Data Via SMS
Here’s how you can transfer and share MTN data via SMS.
To transfer, send "Transfer [Recipient phone number] [Amount of data] to 131, and reply YES to the transfer confirmation message to complete the data transfer.
For instance, you want to transfer 500MB to 08123456789.
You're to send Transfer 08123456789 500 to 131.
Here are the answers to Frequently Asked Questions about MTN Data Transfer and share.
How can I transfer and share 5GB of data from MTN to MTN?
You can only transfer and share 1GB of data per day on MTN. To transfer 5GB per day on MTN is a big NO NO.
However, if you try to transfer 5GB (i.e., 5000MB) via SMS, you will receive an error message that says "Oops, looks like the code you used was incorrect. Please check and try again."
How Can I Transfer and Share My MTN Data With Friends?
To share your MTN data with friends, simply send "Transfer [Your friend's MTN phone number] [Amount of data to transfer] to 131, and reply YES to the transfer confirmation message to complete the data transfer.
For instance, you want to transfer 100MB to a friend who has the phone number 08123456789. You're to send Transfer 08123456789 100 to 131.
How Can I Transfer and Share Data From MTN to MTN?
Dial *131*Phone number*Data amount# or text Transfer [Phone number] [Data amount] to 131 to transfer data on MTN.