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How to Share Airtime on MTN 2023 – See Complete Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Guide

Hello there, are you an MTN user? Are you searching for a do-it-yourself guide on how to transfer, sell or even share your MTN Airtime with other people? Or maybe, you are just interested in knowing the possibility of sharing airtime with other phone numbers.

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  • Is it possible to send airtime to other people on MTN Network?
  • How to share Airtime on MTN to other numbers
  • How to check or retrieve my MTN share n Sell PIN
  • How to use MTN Share n Sell to send airtime to other people

Sharing of Airtime on MTN network might seem impossible for beginners. I will walk you to the possibility as we go further on this page. Make sure to read till the very end.

MTN Nigeria is one of the leading mobile telecommunication companies in Nigeria. However, most of its shares are owned by a South African, therefore, we can say it’s a South African indigenous mobile telecommunication network operating in Nigeria.

Having known a brief about this multinational telecommunication company, let’s get to know more about their peer-to-peer airtime share service between customers.

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MTN Airtime Share – All you Need to Know

MTN Airtime Share peer-to-peer service is a feature introduced by MTN Nigeria to help its customers enjoy seamless flexibility of their current account balances. The name of this service at its launch was titled “MTN Share n Sell”.

The service MTN Share n Sell works just by its name (share and sell), with this feature, customers can enjoy full control of the airtime and data balance by allowing them send, sell or transfer airtime or data from their current balance to other MTN users. This service is indeed a welcome development most especially if you want to share airtime credit with your friends and loved ones.Share Airtime on MTN 

However, using this service as an MTN customer requires that you make use of a code. Don’t panic, we have all you need on this page.

Important Things to Know About MTN Share N Sell

  • You can transfer a maximum of N100,000 and a minimum of N50 while using the MTN share n sell service
  • You will be charged from N10 to N50 per successful transaction while using the airtime sharing service
  • There is no daily limitation of using share n sell service. Continue reading as we learn more about MTN data-sharing code.How to Retrieve MTN Transfer Pin 2023_ See Full Procedure

The code is called the MTN transfer PIN or MTN share n sell PIN code. It is a 4 digits pin which can be used to launch the airtime/data transfer sequence between MTN numbers in a peer-to-peer network. Every MTN number is assigned with a similar default airtime share PIN. Check it out below.

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Default PIN to Share Airtime on MTN Network

The default PIN code for data/airtime sharing between MTN lines is 0000. However, you cannot make use of the code to transfer airtime yet. You need to change it to a personalized 4 digits code which is known only to you.

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Share Airtime on MTN: Changing your MTN Share n Sell PIN for Airtime Transfer

So, there are two methods you can use in changing your default “share airtime on MTN code”. These methods include;

  • Changing PIN via SMS
  • Changing PIN via USSD code

See below for how to make use of the two methods to change your share n sell transfer pin on MTN network for peer-to-peer airtime sharing.Npower recruitment

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How to Change Airtime Transfer PIN with SMS

To do this, you are required to follow below instructions;

  • Open your message application and tab on the new message icon
  • Add this number “777” as the receiver
  • In the message body, type and send [oldpin-newpin-newpin]

NOTE: there should be a space between the codes you provided (e.g 0000 1234 1234 with 0000 as old pin, 1234 as new pin).dollar to naira rate

How to Change Airtime Transfer PIN with USSD code

To change while using this method, follow the below-detailed instructions;

  • Open your phone dialer and insert,
  • *600*oldpin*newpin*newpin# and send using your MTN sim

NOTE: your old pin if hasn’t been changed by you is “0000”. In the new pin section, you can make use of any code of your choice which means it doesn’t necessarily need to be 1234.

See below for full instructions on how to make use of the share n sell service to send/forward MTN airtime to other customers in minutes.

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How to Share Airtime on MTN (Step by Step Do it Yourself Guide)

To transfer/share airtime on MTN having changed the MTN share n sell pin, you are required to;

  • open your phone dial pad (button phone users can skip step)
  • now input this code *600*PhoneNumber*Amount*ShareNSellPin# and send (this will trigger the transfer sequence immediately and you will receive a debit success alert).

For a better understanding of how to use the USSD transfer code, read below;

Let’s say you intend transferring N500 airtime to this MTN number 08012341234 and your personalized share n sell pin is 2424. What you should do is enter *600*08012341234*500*2424# and send using your MTN line.

Immediately done, you will receive a message from MTN Nigeria reading, you have successfully shared airtime of N500 to 08012341234 using MTN share n sell service. Please dial *556# to view your MTN balance.JAMB form

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the default MTN Airtime Share Transfer PIN?

The default MTN transfer or share n sell PIN is 0000. However, you will need to change the PIN before you’ll be able to use the airtime/data sharing service on your line.JAMB Result

Can I Share MTN Airtime with another Network (Airtel, Glo and 9Mobile)?

No! MTN data/airtime share only works between two or more MTN lines and can’t be used to recharge other operating networks in Nigeria.

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How can I Transfer MTN Airtime to another MTN number?

To transfer MTN airtime to another number, you are required to dial *600*MTNnumber*amount*PIN# and send. You can read our detailed guideline above for a full tutorial on how to share airtime on MTN 2023.WAEC result

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