How to share MTN, GLO, AIRTEL AND 9MOBILE/ETISALAT Data with family and friends

How to share MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile/Etisalat Data with family and friends

Sharing data with family and friends via MTN, 9Mobile, Airtel and Glo has become a daily need by subscribers on how to carry out this task.

Most time we feel comfortable in sharing data bundle with out love once especially when we have enough data that can’t be exhausted before expiration date

In this article we are going to take a look at how to share data bundle on MTN, GLO,AIRTEL AND 9MOBILE.

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How to share MTN data bundle with family and friends in Nigeria

Whether it’s a holiday season or you wish to appreciate a loved one, do not worry about gift ideas because MTN Gift Data Service got you covered.

MTN Gift Data Service has 2 features called Dash Me Data and Data Transfer services.

To transfer MTN data Simply dial *131*7#, select the action from the menu that would be displayed;

Transfer from Data Balance
Buy for a Friend
Request from a Friend
View Pending Request

Transfer from MTN Data Balance (Data Transfer) to family and friends can be done in three different methods they are:

Method 1 to transfer MTN DATA

Direct USSD: Dial Direct USSD

Method 2 to transfer MTN DATA

USSD Short code: Dial *131*Beneficiary’s Phone number*Data amount#

Method 3 to transfer MTN Data

SMS short code to 131: Type Transfer<space>Beneficiary’s Phone number<space>Data amount and send to 131

Buy MTN for a Friend (Data Gifting)

To buy MTN data for family and friends you can make use of two methods

Method 1 to buy MTN data for family and friends

Direct USSD: Dial *131*7*2#

Method 2 to buy MTN data for friends

USSD Short code: Dial *131* <Bundle Activation Code>* <Recipient phone number>#

Request from a Friend (Dash me Data) on MTN


View Pending MTN SHARE DATA Request


How to check MTN balance of the gifted data bundle

The following channels can be used:
SMS: Text 2 to 131
USSD: Dial *131*4#


How to share Glo data bundle with family and friends?

To share Glo Nigeria data bundle with family and friends can be done online and offline

To ADD people to share on Glo data share with family and friends simply: Dial *127*01*[friend’s number]# or Send “Share [friend’s number]” to 127.

e.g. Dial *127*01*0807XXXXXXX# or Send Share 0807XXXXXXX to 127.

How to Remove family and friends from Glo share data bundle?

To REMOVE people from sharing, dial *127*02*[friend’s number]# OR Send “Remove [friend’s number]” to 127

e.g. Dial *127*02*0805XXXXXXX# or Send Remove 0805XXXXXXX to 127.

How to see people sharing your Glo data

• To LIST PEOPLE sharing your subscription, dial *127*00# or Send “List” to 127

3. 9mobile/Etisalat

How to  transfer 9Mobile data to family and friends:

To share 9mobile data bundle dial *229*pin*volume of mb*recipient’s number#
e.g. *229*0000*40*0809378666

How to buy 9Mobile Data gifting to family and friends

You to buy etisalat/9mobile data as a surprise for another person. you will be charged for the data while the recipient gets the bundle

To gift 9Mobile to family and friends:

Dial *standard data plan code * recipient’s number#
e.g. for 1gb data gift,
dial *229*2*7*recipient’s number


Airtel allows subscribers share data plan with family and friends across phones, tablets and laptops.

Here are two ways to share an Airtel data plan:

1.Airtel Data Me2U (aka Data Share)

You can “share” or “transfer” from your Airtel data allowance of an already purchased data bundle to another customer. For example, if you have purchased a 1.5GB Monthly from Airtel, you can transfer 100MB to another customer.

· To share/transfer data on Airtel to friends and family , simply dial *141# and select the option for Gifting or Me2U.

2. Airtel Data Gifting:

Airtel Data gifting allows you to buy a data bundle plan for another customer by paying with your own airtime. For example, if your friend/family runs out of data, you can just buy another data plan for the person.

· To gift data on Airtel to friends and family , simply dial *141# and select the option for Gifting or Me2U.


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