MTN Share: How To create share and transfer PIN, Transfer Airtime and Change Transfer PIN

how to share or transfer MTN Airtime

Last Updated on October 18, 2023 by admin

MTN have unveiled their awesome service that allows subscribers transfer airtime(credit) from Subscribers  account to other  customers’ accounts which is known as MTN Share. This service can be used by all new and existing prepaid and postpaid customers on the MTN network.

This article will provide a search solution on how to set up MTN share PIN, transfer Airtime and Data without stress.So grab a cup of tea, sit back and relax while i walk you through.

There must be sufficient airtime on your account before you can successfully share airtime. Postpaid customers can only transfer airtime when their account is positive, not negative. For instance, you would not be able to transfer credit when you have N-500.00.

Mobile phones have become a necessity for many people throughout the world because they serve as the latest invention and common way to communicate,stay connected with others and provide the user with a sense of security as well as send and receive photos and files.

Also read: How To Borrow Data and Airtime credit From MTN Network and buy MTN Social media plan

Important Points to Note

1. Airtime transfers can only be done in Naira amounts and not in Kobo
2. You can transfer from as low as N50 and a maximum of N100000 in a day. However, the maximum amount per transaction is N5000.

3. BetaTalk and Yanfun Yafun users are not eligible to share airtime. Bonus airtime cannot be transferred.

Now you can share your credit with friends and families or make quick money selling credit from your phone with MTN Share.

To Change your MTN Share PIN:

To prevent unauthorized use of MTN Share on subscriber accounts, The telecom giant has enabled a secure PIN before initiating a share, users will have to change the default PIN to their unique four-digit, so try and create your four digit PIN you can easily remember .

To Change your MTN Share PIN:

  • Send an SMS with your Default PIN New PIN New PIN to 321. For example, send an SMS with ‘0000 1234 1234’ to 321.
  • You can also change your PIN by dialing *321*Default PIN*New PIN* New PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press ok. For example, dial *321*0000*1234*1234# and then send/OK.

Immediately you change your PIN using any of the options above, you will receive an SMS informing you that your PIN was changed successfully.

Read: How to check for MTN Data and Airtime Balance

How to share or transfer MTN airtime

You can either transfer or share MTN Airtime using SMS and USSD

How to transfer airtime using SMS

  • To transfer or share MTN Airtime using sms Send an SMS with Transfer, Recipient’s Number, Amount and PIN to 321. For example, you can send an SMS with ‘Transfer 08031234567 1500 1234’ to 321.
  • Upon sending this message, you will receive an SMS asking you to confirm that you want to make the transfer by sending an SMS with ‘YES’ to 321.


How to transfer airtime using USSD

  • To transfer or share MTN Airtime using ussd  kindly Dial *321*Recipient’s Number*Amount*PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press OK. For example, dial*321*08031234567*1500*1234# and then send/OK. When the transfer has been completed, you will receive a message informing you that the transfer was successful.


How to share MTN Data with family and friends

subscribers can access the service know as Data Gifting by dialing *312*7# on their phone or visiting myMTN App, sending SMS keyword, or dialing direct shortcodes for the respective options:


How to  Transfer MTN Data:

You can now transfer from your existing Data Balance with your friends and family: Simply dial *312*Phone number* Data amount# or, text Transfer<space>Phone number<space>Data amount and to 312

Buy Data for a Friend:

Subscribers can buy a specific bundle for that special friend and you will be charged from your airtime. Simply dial *312*Bundle Activation Code*Beneficiary’s Phone number#

Request Data from a Friend:

Don’t get stranded or go without Data on your phone, you can now request for data from that Special friend.  Simply dial *312*7*3#

View Pending Request: To check all your existing requests. Simply dial *312*7*4#

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