MTN’s Credit or Airtime transfer is called “Share ‘N’ Sell”, with this you can transfer airtime to your family, friends and loved ones from your Main Account Balance credit. And to ensure that nobody uses your credit to transfer credit to their own lines at their will, it is password protected and you are the one that would create and choose your password so that you would not forget easily.
How To Get Started
Before you can begin to transfer airtime or credit on MTN’s Share ‘N’ Sell you have to change the default pin to your preferred 4-digits pin. The default pin is 0000.
To change the default pin to your preferred 4-digits pin, send “default PIN New PIN New PIN” to 777. For example, to change the default PIN, SMS with ‘0000 1234 1234’ to 777. With “1234 1234” being your preferred new pin, which can be any 4-digit combination you can easily remember.
Through USSD Code
You can also change your PIN by dialing *600*default PIN*New PIN* New PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press ok. For example, dial *600*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 successful.
You can also use this method to change your pin whenever you are suspicious of credit being transferred out of your Main Account Balance.
How To Transfer Airtime To Another Number
To transfer credit from your phone to another MTN user’s phone at any time, simply send an SMS with Transfer, Recipient’s Number, Amount and PIN to 777. For example, you can send an SMS with ‘Transfer 08031234567 1500 1234’ to 777. With 1500 being the amount you wish to transfer and 1234 being your pin.
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 777.
You can also transfer credit from your phone to another MTN customer’s phone by dialing *600*Recipient’s Number*Amount*PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press ok. For example, dial*600*08031234567*1500*1234# and then send/ok. With 1500 being the amount you wish to transfer and 1234 being your pin.
When the transfer has been completed, you will receive a message informing you that the transfer was successful.
NB You can transfer between NGN50.00(Minimum) – NGN5, 000.00(maximum) in a single transaction.
You can transfer up to NGN10, 000 .00 from your phone to either a single or multiple transactions per day. You can’t transfer more than N10,000 airtime per day.
You can only transfer credit in Naira amounts and not in kobo i.e. you can transfer NGN71.00 but not NGN71.99.
All MTN Share ‘N’ Sell transactions attracts a nominal transfer fee, the applicable transfer fee depends on the value of the transaction.
For N1-N100, N1 would be deducted.
For N101-N500, N2 would be deducted.
For N501 – N1000 N5 would be deducted.
For N001 – N5000 N10 would be deducted.
For N5001 and above N50 would be deducted.
You will be notified about the exact fee to be deducted anytime a Share N Sell transaction is initiated. The transfer fee will be deducted only when a confirmation or acceptance to continue is received from the customer.