How to Transfer Airtel Airtime to another SIM with Easy Steps

Hey there, are you searching for a guide on how to share your Airtel data with a friend? Oh! You made a mistake while topping your Airtel account balance from the bank and want to share/sell the data to another Airtel user?

You just stumble on the right page, as we will be walking you out on all steps and procedures needed in order to successfully share or transfer Airtel airtime to another SIM.Transfer Airtel Airtime to another SIM

With the method which will be revealed shortly on this page, you will be able to seamlessly transfer airtime from your phone to anyone.

For starters, let’s look at a glance on what Airtel Airtime Transfer is all about and maybe how it works.

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Airtel Airtime Transfer

Airtel Airtime Transfer is a service which is officially introduced by Airtel mobile network for users to be able to share or send airtime from their Sim card to other Sim card. The name of this service powered by Airtel Nigeria is “Me2U”.Information Guide Nigeria

With the help of Airtel Me2U service, you anyone can be able to transfer or share his mobile airtime balance with a friend.

In a brief, here is how it works.

Let’s say you have ₦500 in your phone, with the help of Me2U, you will be able to transfer any amount to a friend provided it is below the amount left in your account balance. This is because; you will be debited from your Airtel account balance while the other person gets credited.

Airtel Me2U service is no doubt a cool way of sending or sharing airtime with someone, most especially if you are been asked for airtime from the person and you don’t have cash at hand to buy airtime and send.

All that will be needed to carry or commence this action is the person’s mobile number and nothing more.

This service can sure save you from a lot of airtime top up troubles too.

You might have mistakenly purchased airtime from the bank that is way bigger than the amount you intend buying. This is very common if I must add as a lot of people have fall prey to this.

I too have. I purchased ₦2,000 airtime top up instead of ₦200 I intend buying. Well, I didn’t sell mine off.

Instead, I used it for data subscription. Though, it might not be same as to you which bring about the importance of Airtel Me2U service for transferring of Airtel airtime to another SIM.

Using Airtel Me2U service has a lot of packed benefits if I must add. Check some of them below.

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Benefits of Using Airtel Me2U Service to Transfer Airtel Airtime to Another SIM

  • Zero charges: it is 100% free to use Airtel Me2U
  • Availability: this service is available to all Airtel users (new and existing)
  • Can save you from loss in case of over-recharging
  • Very fast and convenient

However, there are some basic requirements or let’s say, things to consider before you will be eligible to use this service effectively.

Some of which include;

Airtel Airtime Transfer Eligibility Checks

  • You must be an Airtel user
  • The receiving Sim card must be an Airtel customer tooThings to buy for wedding
  • Your Sim card must be locked with a PIN/Me2U PIN must be enabled or activated
  • You need to have at least N50 left from your balance after using the service

To begin the process of using Me2U service, you must adhere to all above mentioned criteria. Let, me walk you on how to change/activate Airtel Me2U service on your SIM.

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How to Activate Airtel Me2U (Change Me2U Default PIN)

To do this, user is required to;

  • Pick up your phone and open your messaging appWAEC Result
  • Tab on icon to create a new message
  • Add this user “432” as the recipient
  • In the message body, type in with this format “PIN – Default PIN – New PIN” and send. i.e “PIN 1234 ****” (note, replace **** with pin you want to create).
  • Now send the message.

You should receive a notification almost immediately from Airtel that your Airtel M2U PIN has been changed.

Having done that, you can begin to enjoy the full usage of Airtel Me2U service.

There are basically 2 methods you can use to transfer Airtel Airtime to another SIM. You will find the two methods below as you further.

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How to Transfer Airtel Airtime to Another SIM using SMS (Step by Step Guide)

In order to transfer or send Airtel airtime to another SIM using sms, follow below guide;

  • First, you will need to pick up your phone and open your mobile phone dialer
  • Now tab on the new message icon to create a new message
  • Add this number “432” as the recipient of the messageNpower Recruitment
  • In the message body type in “SEND – Amount PIN – phone number – PIN” and send.

For instance, let’s say you intend transferring ₦100 to 08010011001 and your PIN is 1919. You are to type and send this message to 321 [SEND 100 08010011001 1919].

Hope it was easy? You can also check below for how to send via USSD if you are not ok with the above step.

How to Transfer Airtel Airtime to Another SIM using USSD Code (Step by Step Guide)

To share Airtel airtime to another sim using USSD is very easy, all you need to do is follow below guide.

  • Open your mobile phone dialer
  • Type in this USSD code *432# and sendJAMB Result
  • Now reply with “1” to select “Airtel to Airtel”
  • Now insert the person’s Airtel number and click on send
  • Now type in the amount you wish to share
  • Insert your 4 digit PIN and send

You should receive a debit message immediately reading; “you have successfully shared Airtime of  ₦*** to 080*******01”.Things to buy for older parents

If this procedure is too complex to you, you can use a the one time method below to successfully share/transfer Airtel Airtime to Another Airtel SIM.

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How to do Instant Airtel Airtime Transfer

  • Open your phone dialer
  • Insert *432*mobile number*amount# and send
  • Enter your 4 digit pin and that is all.JAMB Form

NOTE:  “mobile number” is receiver phone number while “amount” is the value you wish to share from your balance.


How to Transfer Airtel Airtime to another SIM Card

Hey, glad you made it to the end of our content where we share a complete guide on how to transfer or share Airtel airtime with friends using Airtel networks too. Hope you find this content resourceful. You can live us a comment in the comment section if you have something to add.

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