The ability to share mobile data with loved ones is one that will excite many mobile data subscribers in Nigeria. This is because sometimes you end up having so much data with a few days left to the expiration of your data plan and the plan may not have a roll-over option. Instead of letting the data go to waste, you can just share with friends and family who will put it to good use. Sometimes it’s just that someone needs data urgently and you want to share some of yours with them. In this post, we will explain how to share data on MTN network in Nigeria.
How To Share Data On MTN Using USSD
Sharing data on the MTN network with USSD code is quite easy. Simply dial *131*7# from your phone. You will be presented with a list of options. Option 1 is Transfer from Data Balance. So, enter 1 in the text box provided at the bottom of your screen and click on SEND. You will be taken to a new page where you will be requested to enter the recipient’s phone number, enter the number and click on SEND. The next page lists the data amounts you can send. Option 1 is for 10MB, option 2 is for 50MB, and option 3 is for 100MB. Type the number (1, 2, or 3) for the option you prefer in the text box and click on SEND. The data amount you selected will be sent to the number you provided and you will receive a notification. Note that you can only transfer data twice in a day.
How To Share Data On MTN Using MyMTN App
If you don’t have MYMTN App on your phone, you can download from the respective store for your phone type. Android users can visit the google play store to download while iOS users should visit the apple store. After downloading the app, register and sign in.
To share data on MyMTN app, open the app and click on Bundle located at the bottom of your screen. You will see several options. The Share Data option is located at the bottom of the screen, to the right. Click on it. On the next page, you will be asked to select the amount of data you want to share and also enter the recipient’s phone number. Enter the required details and click on Proceed. The data amount you selected will be sent to the number you provided from your available data balance and you will be notified. Note that you can share up to 100MB per day on the app.
Now that you know how to share data on MTN, you can easily share data with loved ones’ next time they ask you for data. Note that you can only share data on MTN network with other MTN subscribers. Also, you can share data from your daily, weekly, and monthly data plans but cannot share data from an XtraValue bundle.