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How to Share Airtime (Credit) on MTN Nigeria

Posted by Moverick on December 23, 2012  /   Posted in Tips

Do you need to share your MTN airtime with a friend or family member? Easy. Follow these steps:

  1. Send an SMS in this format: Transfer, Recipient’s Number, Amount and PIN to 777. E.g. ‘Transfer 08031234567 1500 1234’ to 777
  2. Or by dialling *600*08031234567*1500*1234# and then send/ok

You should get an SMS asking you to confirm that you want to make the transfer by sending an SMS with ‘YES’ to 777. Once confirmed, you will get another SMS confirming that the transfer went through.

Change Your PIN

To change your PIN from the default (0000), send an SMS in the format: default PIN New PIN New PIN to 777. E.g. send an SMS with ‘0000 1234 1234′ to 777.

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14 Comments

  1. deoladoctor December 23, 2012 1:04 pm / Reply

    Thanks for reminding us of these things. They sure come handy once every so often.

  2. Babangida December 23, 2012 1:38 pm / Reply

    Thanks Mr Mo, I always wanted to know how to do it.

  3. Mister Mo December 24, 2012 5:47 am / Reply

    My pleasure, gentlemen.

  4. trae_z December 25, 2012 1:28 am / Reply

    The default PIN of 0000 only applies to fresh lines. For most recycled lines…lines abandoned and reissued you’ll most likely have to call customer care on 180 for them to reset your pin from their end as the pin of the previous owner still stays.

  5. bosun99uk December 30, 2012 12:52 pm / Reply

    Nice Tip

  6. shawntee January 9, 2013 10:14 pm / Reply

    tried this and it didnt work for me so i called the customer care and what they told me to use ‘*601*0000*code*code#’ to change my pin. thanks…

  7. esther July 9, 2013 5:03 pm / Reply

    Pls I have been disablbed from using share $ sell. How can activate? Thanks.

  8. bodemattews July 17, 2013 5:27 pm / Reply

    Very helpful post. Thanks bro

  9. Olaniyi olamide August 12, 2013 9:12 am / Reply

    I was unable to transfer credit,which means i was disable 4rm sharing credit.so pls i want u 2 help m.

  10. mutty hormolabakhe August 28, 2013 10:40 am / Reply

    sorry I was disabled on share nd sell plz ow can I reactivate it back

  11. Omoesiri August 28, 2013 12:10 pm / Reply

    Thanks, very helpful !

  12. Mr Kunle Ayoola Ore September 9, 2013 9:45 pm / Reply

    Please i was disable for using share and sell due to wrong pin number, how can i reactivate it? I have my mtn security number with me.

  13. kimsi Dubon November 20, 2013 9:13 am / Reply

    i want to share a credit to my second mtn number which is 08065029036 and am receiving a respond that i can’t transfer credit to postpaid subscriber why am on prepaid(trutalk). Pls i need urgent attension to this problem. Thanks? My main number is 07037346492

  14. Anonymous July 25, 2014 2:06 pm / Reply

    USEFUL. Oshe

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