How to Share Airtime (Credit) on MTN Nigeria

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 for “How to Share Airtime (Credit) on MTN Nigeria

  1. December 23, 2012 at 1:04 pm

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

  2. Babangida
    December 23, 2012 at 1:38 pm

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

  3. December 24, 2012 at 5:47 am

    My pleasure, gentlemen.

  4. December 25, 2012 at 1:28 am

    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 at 12:52 pm

    Nice Tip

  6. January 9, 2013 at 10:14 pm

    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 at 5:03 pm

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

  8. bodemattews
    July 17, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    Very helpful post. Thanks bro

  9. Olaniyi olamide
    August 12, 2013 at 9:12 am

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

  10. mutty hormolabakhe
    August 28, 2013 at 10:40 am

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

  11. August 28, 2013 at 12:10 pm

    Thanks, very helpful !

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

    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 at 9:13 am

    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 at 2:06 pm

    USEFUL. Oshe

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