Here are the codes that can be used to borrow data from Glo Mobile Nigeria, MTN Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria and 9Mobile Nigeria.
Are you out of data and need to browse the internet?; then you have a choice to borrow data from any of these network service providers in Nigeria and pay back later, as long as you have been patronizing the network.
However, you must have exhausted your data at the time you are making a request to borrow data in order for your request to be granted.
Borrowing data became an important service in the Telecoms business for two main reasons; the first being to help serve customers better and thus, retain them. The second reason is ofcourse for more profit for the Telecoms companies.
For a customer to be qualified for the data borrowing service, they must have met certain criteria which differ from one network to the other.
Generally, you are required to keep your line active for at least three consecutive months with airtime recharge and usage for each of the three months and you will be eligible to borrow data.
Please note that this data borrowing service is not free of charge on any of the networks(Glo, MTN, Airtel and 9mobile) as you will usually be required to pay back the amount for data borrowed with an additional fee meant to be the service charge.
In fact, this will be deducted from your next recharge. This service serves customers well especially when in the course of browsing or working online, data gets exhausted; all you need do is follow these steps to borrow data on any of the networks you are using and continue your work. Fantastic!
How to Borrow Data in Glo
For Glo Mobile Nigeria customers, the service that allows you to borrow data is called “Glo borrow me Data”. You can access the Glo borrow me Data service by following these steps:
a. On an active Glo line, simply dial *321#;
b. Then select the option “borrow data” from the prompt that comes up;
c. Next a prompt will pop up with the list of the different data amounts you are qualified to borrow and their respective prices; you can now choose the data amount of your choice;
d. Your line will be credited with the data amount you have chosen instantly with an SMS message to notify you of your transaction success and how much you are to pay back. You can now continue to browse the internet.
How to Borrow Data in MTN
The data borrowing service for MTN is called MTN Xtrabyte. This Telecoms company was the first to introduce the data borrowing service in Nigeria. A subscriber of MTN who desires to borrow data can follow these steps to access MTN Xtrabyte:
a. On an active MTN line, simply dial *606#;
b. from the prompt that pops up, select “request for Xtrabyte”;
c. The next prompt will list out the different amounts of data you are eligible to borrow with their respective prices; select the amount if data you want to borrow from the list;
d. Once your request is successful, you will receive an SMS for the data you were credited with and the amount you are owing MTN.
How To Borrow Data in AIRTEL
The data borrowing service from Airtel Nigeria is called “DataCredit”. As an Airtel line user, you can access DataCredit through these steps:
a. On an active Airtel line, just dial *500#;
b. A prompt comes up showing a list of options; select the “datacredit” option;
c. Another prompt will come up showing the different data amounts you are qualified to borrow with their corresponding prices; make your choice;
d. Once your request is successful, You will receive an instant data credit on your line coupled with SMS notification.
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How to Borrow Data in 9MOBILE
9mobile data borrowing service is called “easy credit”. Active 9mobile subscribers can borrow data by the following the steps below:
a. On an active 9mobile line, just dial *665#;
b. From the prompt that pops up, select the option “borrow data”;
c. From yet another prompt that comes up showing the list of the different data amounts and their corresponding prices; make your choice; the list shows the data you are eligible to borrow;
d. Your line will be credited with the data amount you chose and you will get an SMS message stating how much you are to pay back to 9mobile network.
With these methods, you can now borrow data from any of the four Telecoms service providers of your choice in Nigeria and pay back at a much comfortable time.
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