Have you ever wanted to send airtime to a friend or family member on MTN, but didn’t know how? If so, you’re not alone. Many people find the process of sending airtime on MTN to be confusing and frustrating. But don’t worry, I’m here to help!
In this article, I’ll walk you through the steps on how to send airtime on MTN in a clear and easy-to-understand way.
What is MTN Airtime?
MTN airtime is a prepaid credit that you can use to make calls, send SMS, and use data on your MTN phone. When you buy airtime, you’re essentially buying minutes, messages, and data that you can use at your own pace.
How to Send Airtime on MTN
There are 3 ways to send airtime on MTN
- using ussd code
- Via mtn app
- using mtn website
i will write all ways in this article in step-by-step in details i hope all of these methods helpful for you and your friends.
Using USSD Code
Here are the steps on how to send airtime on MTN using ussd code
- Dial *136*6328*[recipient’s number]*[amount of airtime]# and press Send.
- For example, if you want to transfer R10 to the number 082 345 6789, you would dial *136*6328*082 345 6789*10#.
You will receive an SMS confirmation once the transfer is complete.
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Send Airtime Using MyMTN App
- Open the myMTN app and sign in with your MTN mobile number and password.
- On the home screen, tap on the “Recharge” tab.
- Under the “Other Services” section, tap on “MTN Share”.
- Enter the recipient’s mobile number in the “Recipient’s Number” field.
- Enter the amount of airtime you want to send in the “Amount” field.
- Enter your MTN Share PIN in the “PIN” field.
- Tap on the “Share” button.
- You will receive a confirmation message once the airtime has been transferred.
Send Airtime Through the MTN Website
Here are the steps on how to send airtime on MTN through the MTN website:
- Go to the MTN website: https://www.mtn.com/.
- Click on the “Self Care” tab.
- Sign in to your MTN account.
- Click on the “Airtime” tab.
- Click on the “Send Airtime” button.
- Enter the recipient’s MTN number.
- Enter the amount of airtime you want to send.
- Enter your MTN Me2U PIN.
- Click on the “Send” button.
You will receive an SMS confirmation once the airtime transfer is successful.
Tips for a Smooth Transaction
Sending airtime on MTN is generally straightforward, but here are some tips to ensure a seamless experience:
Double-Check the Recipient Number
Before confirming the transaction, double-check the recipient’s phone number to avoid sending airtime to the wrong person.
Check for Promotions or Discounts
MTN often runs promotions that provide bonus airtime when you recharge. Take advantage of these offers to get the most value for your money.
Ensure Sufficient Balance
Make sure your own account has sufficient balance to cover the airtime you’re sending, along with any transaction fees if applicable.
I hope this article has been helpful in explaining how to send airtime on MTN. It is a quick and easy process that can be completed in just a few minutes. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily send airtime to your friends and family, no matter where they are in the world.
Can I get a refund if I send airtime to the wrong number?
No, you cannot get a refund if you send airtime to the wrong number. Airtime is non-refundable once it has been sent.
How quickly does the recipient receive the airtime?
The recipient should receive the airtime within 10 minutes. However, it may take longer if the recipient’s network is congested.
Can I send airtime to a different network?
Yes, you can send airtime to a different network. However, there may be a fee associated with this.
What happens if the recipient doesn’t receive the airtime?
If the recipient doesn’t receive the airtime, you can contact MTN customer care for assistance. They may be able to track down the airtime and have it delivered to the recipient.
Are there any fees associated with sending airtime?
Yes, there may be a fee associated with sending airtime. The fee will vary depending on the amount of airtime you are sending and the network you are sending it to.
What should I do if I made a wrong transaction?
If you made a wrong transaction, you can contact MTN customer care for assistance. They may be able to reverse the transaction and refund your money.