How To Transfer Data On MTN (Ultimate Guide To Share Data On MTN)

How to Transfer Data on MTN USSD code

You are here because you want to know how to share internet data on MTN network to another. 

In this article, you will learn how to transfer data to your friends and loved ones using MTN data transfer code or by sending SMS. 

Sharing and transferring data on MTN network is as simple as ABC, and in this article you will learn how to transfer MTN data. 

How To Share MTN Data Transfer Code

To have access to send or share data on MTN - you need the USSD code, phone number (must be MTN number) you want to send the data to and you must also have enough data you to share. 

Below are the steps to take when you want to share data on MTN network:

  • Dial *131*2*1#
  • For registration – press 1
  • To change the old PIN to a new one – press 2
  • To buy data as a gift - press 3
  • For data sharing – press 4

You will receive an SMS that you have successfully registered with a default transfer pin 0000. You will then required to register the Beneficiaries MSISDN.

You will need to change your pin to the one of your choice. To create a new MTN data transfer code.

Dial *131*2*5# or sending a text message to131, for example, SMS: “Change 0000 1234 1234” and send. Note: 0000 is your old or default PIN while 1234 is your new PIN.

You will receive a SMS that you have successfully changed your pin. 

Before you can be eligible to share or send MTN data, you must have minimum monthly data of at least 250MB, a lesser amount of data (MB) will not go through. 

How to share MTN data bundle

Dial *141*2*163# to purchase a data set.

Dial *141*5# to activate MTN DataShare.

Select “Manage Data Bundles” and choose “DataShare.“

How To Share Data With MTN on MyMTNApp

Another way to share data on MTN is through MyMTNApp 

Download it from your phone app store. 

Sign in with your phone number and click on share data. 

Input the MTN number you want to share data with 

Select how many MB you want to share and press send 

MTN Choice and TopUp Users

To activate MTN Data Share calling, dial 808 or go to any MTN store close to you. 

Dial *141*5# > Press 4 > Press 2

You are allowed to add up to 5 recipients to your MTN Shared Data bundle plan. Dial *131*2*2# or sending “ADD” to 131 to add recipients. You can share data by just dialing *131*2*3# or sending “Share” to “131“.

How to check MTN data share balance

Dial *691*7# to check your data share balance on MTN or send “Sharebalance” to “131“ to check it via SMS. 

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