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How to Transfer airtime on MTN in South Africa

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MTN in South Africa has this awesome free service called Me2U. It lets you transfer airtime to other MTN customers. The good news is that transferring airtime is super easy, and you can do it whether you have a smartphone or a non-smartphone.

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If you’re not sure how to transfer airtime on MTN in South Africa, no worries! I’ll guide you through it step-by-step. Just follow along, and you’ll be transferring airtime like a pro in no time!

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Firstly, let’s talk about how to request airtime on MTN in South Africa 

If you ever find yourself in a situation where you need to ask another MTN user in South Africa for airtime, don’t worry! MTN has got you covered with their Me2U service.

With this service, you can simply request airtime, SMS, or data from your friends or family, and it won’t cost you a thing! To request airtime, all you have to do is dial *136*3# and follow the easy prompts. Alternatively, you can dial *136*6328* (the cell phone number you’re requesting from)#.

It’s a convenient way to get the airtime you need. Now let’s dive into how to transfer airtime.

How To Transfer Airtime on MTN in South Africa

The MTN Me2U service is not only your solution for requesting airtime, but it’s also the way to go when you want to send or transfer airtime to someone using MTN. The code is different depending on location, but this article will highlight the code used for South Africa. 

To send airtime, you have a couple of options. You can dial *136*3# and follow the prompts that appear. It’s a straightforward process that will guide you through the steps.

Alternatively, you can simply dial *136*6328* (the cellphone number you want to send airtime to)* (the value of airtime you want to send)#. It’s quick and easy!

Whether you’re requesting or sending airtime, MTN Me2U has got you covered. 

Transferring airtime with the mobile app in South Africa

If you’re an MTN mobile subscriber in South Africa, you’ll be thrilled to know that transferring airtime to your loved ones is now easier than ever with the MTN mobile app. Let me walk you through the step-by-step process:

  • First, you’ll need to download and install the MTN mobile app on your smartphone. It’s available on both iOS and Android devices.
  • Once you have the app installed, go ahead and register or log in using your MTN number and password. This will give you access to all the app’s features.
  • Now, on the main menu of the app, look for the “Airtime Share” option. Tap on it to proceed.
  • Next, you’ll need to enter the recipient’s MTN number and the amount of airtime you want to transfer. Make sure you double-check the number to ensure it’s correct.
  • After confirming the details, you’ll be asked to enter your MTN mobile app PIN for security purposes. This is an extra layer of protection to keep your account safe.

Once you’ve entered your PIN and confirmed the transaction, the recipient will receive an SMS notification with the airtime you transferred. How convenient is that?

By following these simple steps, you’ll be able to transfer airtime effortlessly using the MTN mobile app. It’s a quick and secure way to share the love with your friends and family.

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Abdullahi Kafayat
Abdullahi Kafayat

Abdullahi Kafayat is an enthusiastic writer interested in the tech world. She's a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University and has a BSc in Chemistry. You can reach her at Kafayatabdullahi17@gmail.com.

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