How To Transfer data in MTN network

How to gift or share data in MTN network

When did you notice that apart from transfering MTN airtime you can also transfer data?

Well if you don't know, now I am telling you that it is 100% possible.

The good news is that it is safe and super easy.


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What is MTN data transfer?

MTN Gift Data is a service that allows you to transfer data from your active data balance to your friends, buy data for friends, and request data from your friends. 

That is to say, you can use the service to send and buy data bundles for your other smart phones, modems and tablets.


NB: This Data Gifting service is available or accessible to all MTN network customers only.


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How to Gift MTN Data

Like I said earlier, gifting data in MTN network is super easy.


Here are 3 ways you can access the service.

  • By dialling *131*7# on your phone and follow the instructions that pops up. 
  • Using myMTN App.
  • SMS keyword, or dialing direct shortcodes for the respective options:


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Transfer Data: You can now transfer from your existing  Data Balance with your friends and family: Simply dial *131*Phone number* Data amount# or, text Transfer<space>Phone number<space>Data amount and to 131


Buy Data for a Friend: You can buy a specific bundle for that special friend and you will be charged from your airtime. Simply dial *131*Bundle Activation Code*Beneficiary’s Phone number#


Request Data from a Friend: Don’t get stranded or go without Data on your phone, you can now request for data from that Special friend. Simply dial *131*7*3#


View Pending Request: To check all your existing requests. Simply dial *131*7*4#

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