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With MTN Share ‘n Sell, you can share the credit from your MTN account to the account of other MTN customers. It comes with a PIN function to ensure security and prevents fraud.
You can transfer credit from your phone to another MTN customer’s phone at any time by sending an SMS with Transfer, Recipient Number, Quantity and PIN to 777. For example, you can send an SMS with ‘Transfer 08031234567 1500 1234’ to 777.
When sending this message, you will receive an SMS requesting that you confirm that you want to make the transfer by sending an SMS with ‘YES’ to 777
You can also transfer credit from your phone to another MTN customer’s phone by dialing * 600 * Recipient number * Amount * PIN # on the phone and click Send/press OK. For example, dial * 600 * 08031234567 * 1500 * 1234 # and then send / ok.
After the transfer is complete, you will receive a message indicating that the transfer has been successful.
If you want to change your pin, you can do so by sending an SMS with PIN Default New PIN New PIN to 777. For example, send an SMS with ‘0000 1234 1234’ to 777.
Sharing data on the MTN network
To share data on the MTN network, follow the steps below
Dial * 131 * 2 * 1 # the REG text to 131; To subscribe to MTN Data Share, you will receive a unique security PIN
You are required to change the PIN generated by the system to a new PIN that you can easily remember by dialing * 131 * 2 * 5 # or sending text messages. Change OLD_PIN NEW_PIN NEW_PIN to 131. For example, change 0000 1234 1234 to 131. Where 0000 is old PIN and 1234 is your new PIN.
After changing the PIN, you must add recipients to your MTN Shared Data Bundle account via the USSD * 131 * 2 * 2 # menu or by text message Add to31. You can add up to 5 recipients.
Once you have added the beneficiaries, you (the sponsor) will be able to share your available data package among the aggregate beneficiaries by sending the keyword Share to 131 or simply dial USSD * 131 * 2 * 3 #.