MTN has made it easier to share MTN Data if you have a lot of it. On the MTN network, you may now send and receive data for free. Here’s how to transfer data on MTN in a simple and straightforward manner.
The MTN Data Share has some incredible inventories that the majority of MTN subscribers are unaware of. Seriously, I had no idea that you could request data from a friend on the MTN network until a few minutes ago. With the power of *131#, it’s now impossible to go without data if you have friends who can buy data for you, give MTN data to you, or who will graciously grant your request for MTN data.
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MTN Data Gifting is the act of sharing, transferring, or requesting data on MTN Network.
How to Transfer Data on MTN Sim
Here’s the simplest way to transfer data from one MTN line to another without stress. Another reason why MTN data giving is so great is that it is completely free.
There are three ways to start gifting MTN data to your friends, family members, or anyone else.
- SMS method
- using the myMTN App.
- Using the USSD/Shortcode method.
Simply call *131*reciepient phone number* Data amount# to transfer or share from your existing Data Balance with your friends and relatives. For example, if you wish to send 500MB to 08031234567, dial *131*08031234567*500# to ensure your data transfer is successful.
Before dialing the above code, double-check the number because it’s automatic and you won’t be asked to confirm it.
You can use the SMS method if you don’t want to use the USSD or Shortcode methods. To accomplish this, simply send an SMS with the following command:Transfer<space> Phone number<space> Data amount and to 131.
For example, if you want to send 500MB to 08031234567, the proper SMS procedure is as follows. Transfer 08031234567 500 and send it to 131.
How to Buy / Request Data for a Friend.
It’s simple to buy data for a pal if you don’t have enough to share. You can purchase a customized bundle for that special friend and have the cost deducted from your airtime. Simply send it by dialing *131*Bundle Activation Code*Beneficiary’s Phone Number#.
We all have that one friend that never runs out of data and is always online. You can ask for information from him. Simply dial *131*7*3# to do so.
You’ll be asked to enter the MTN number of the person you wish to send data to. A pop-up message will appear on your screen after you’ve put the number in the blank box provided and clicked send:
Y’ello! Your data request to the phone number 234*********** has been delivered.
Keep in mind that the person from whom you requested the data will be alerted, and they will have the choice of accepting or rejecting your request. They can use any of the following methods to transfer or purchase data for you. It’s simple since the choice to buy or send you data will appear on their screen instantly.
You can simply check all of your pending data requests if you’ve made a data request to more than one friend: To review all of your current requests. Simply call *131*7*4# to get started.
Transfer of MTN Data Questions that are frequently asked
How do I get my MTN Data Bonus transferred?
On MTN data share, it is difficult to transfer a data bonus. Only your main Data balance can be used to transfer data to another MTN user.
What is the MTN code for data sharing?
On MTN, the code for sharing data is *131*7#.
Is a PIN required to utilize MTN’s Gift Data service?
No. Unlike MTN airtime transfers, data transfers and gifts do not require a PIN. To utilize the service, you simply need to enter your beneficiary’s phone number and select a data plan.
In a day, how many times can I transfer data?
The maximum number of transfers you can make per day is twice.
Is there a limit to how much data I can send at once?
At any given time, you can transfer 10MB, 50MB, 100MB, or 500MB of data. However, in order for your transfer to be successful, you must have at least 50MB in your data balance after each transfer.
How many times can I send a data request?
You can only send a maximum of 5 data requests per day to avoid spam or disruption. You can, however, receive data requests from any number you want.
Will I be charged an additional fee if I use MTN’s Gift Data service?
No! As I previously stated, this service is completely free. If you’re buying data for a friend, however, you’ll only be charged the cost of the data plan you’re purchasing.
What is the best way to check the balance of my gifted bundle?
On the MTN network, you have three options for checking your gifted data bundle.
Texting 2 to 131via SMS
USSD shortcode: dialing *131*4#
or Via the myMTN App
Is it Possible to Share data on mtn to another network?
No, Its impossible to transfer data from Mtn to Airtel, Etisalat, 9Mobile and glo