This post explains how to load MTN Card on your phone. There is the standard USSD code for recharging your MTN line but then there are promotional codes that you can also use to load MTN card to get bonus airtime. This post will take you through how to do both.
How To Load MTN Card
The regular USSD code for airtime recharge on the MTN network is *555*PIN#. After buying the card from a vendor, reveal the 17-digit PIN on the card you bought and dial *555*PIN# on your phone. For example, if the PIN on the card you bought is 0123 4567 8901 23456, you will dial *555*01234567880123456# on your phone. Make sure you entered the PIN on the card correctly. You will be notified that you have successfully recharged your line with the airtime amount you bought.
How To Load MTN Card for Airtime Bonus (Awuf4U Offer)
The Awuf4U promo allows both prepaid and postpaid customers on the MTN network to enjoy up to 400% airtime bonus on every recharge from N100 and above. Airtime recharges below N100 will give a customer a 275% bonus airtime. To enjoy this offer, customers must recharge their line using a special code or purchase airtime through VTU.
To load MTN card for Awuf4U bonus, reveal the card PIN and dial *888*PIN# on your phone. You will be notified that you have successfully recharged your line. When you load MTN card for airtime bonus, your line will be credited with both the recharge value and the bonus airtime. Airtime recharges of N100 and above will give a customer 400%+Recharge value and the airtime is valid for 30 days. For airtime recharges below N100, the customer will get 275%+Recharge value and the airtime is valid for 14 days.
Note that national calls from Awuf4U account are charged at 57.33k/sec while international calls to 13 international destinations are charged at 92.14k/sec. SMS is charged at N4.10/SMS. PAYG Data is charged at N15.36/MB.
How To Load MTN card from Bank Account
You can easily purchase MTN airtime from your bank account using one of the many available banking channels. You can purchase airtime through the USSD code for your bank. Below is the USSD code for all banks in Nigeria.
USSD Code For All Banks In Nigeria
USSD Code for Access Bank is *901#.
USSD code for EcoBank is *326#.
USSD Code for Fidelity Bank is *770#.
FCMB USSD code is *329#
First Bank of Nigeria (FBN)
First Bank USSD code is *894#.
GTBank USSD code is *737#.
Heritage Bank USSD code is *322#.
Keystone USSD code is *322*082#.
USSD code for Polaris Bank is *833#.
Stanbic IBTC Bank
Stanbic USSD code is *909#.
Sterling Bank USSD code is *822#.
Union Bank USSD code is *389*038#.
USSD code for USSD code is *389*215#.
USSD code for UBA is *919#.
Wema USSD code is *945#.
USSD code for Zenith Bank is *966#.
After dialling the appropriate code for your bank on the phone number linked to your bank account, you will be presented with a list of options. Select the option for Airtime recharge and send. You will be guided through the rest of the steps.
You can also buy MTN airtime through Internet/Online banking and also from ATM’s. There are reputable online vendors that you can buy airtime online from using your debit card.
How To Check MTN Airtime Balance
To check the balance on your main account, dial *556#. The balance on your main account will be displayed.
To check Awuf4u account balance, dial *559*14#. Your balance will be presented to you.
That is all on how to load MTN card in Nigeria. You now know the various methods you can use to load MTN card in Nigeria.