How To Share/Transfer Data On MTN

Learn How to share data on MTN successfully to with your friend and family.
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In this article I will be sharing with you How to share data on MTN and How to transfer data on MTN? Many people have been sharing on MTN data share code. If you want to enjoy your data bundle with your family and friends. Then you are at the right place, your family member don’t have to be close. You can still share the love with them anywhere they are.

I have outlined procedures to transfer data on MTN. All you need to do is follow the guide and steps below and gift data to your love one.

MTN data share or MTN data transfer is also known as MTN data gifting. If you buy data in big bundle use MTN data transfer/share to enjoy the mega data bundle with your family.

How To Transfer Data On MTN

The person that you want to share MTN data must have an active MTN sim card. Remember, that you can’t share MTN data to other network subscribers like Glo, Airtel or 9mobile. This implies that you can’t share or transfer MTN data to a number that’s is not active on MTN telecommunication network.

Learn How to share data on MTN successfully to with your friend and family.

NOTE: MTN data sharing and MTN data transfer is same thing. The process below is use to share MTN data and equally transfer MTN data.

  • Navigate to your phone Dial pressure *131*7# or simply dial *131# and select the 7th option.
  • Proceed and choose option 1 and click on send to continue.
  • Now, Enter the phone number you will like to share your data bundle with.
  • Choose 1, 2, or 3, depending on the MB size you’d like to share with the person.
  • Now, Click on send to complete the data bundle sharing.
  • You will be sent a message that you have shared or transferred data to your recipient. Then your transaction is successful.
  • The person can now browse and download using the shared data.

How To Share/Transfer MTN Data Using Short Code

You can share or transfer MTN data using the following short codes.


Transfer Data: You can now transfer from your existing Data Balance with your friends and family: Simply dial *131*Phone number* Data amount# or, text Transfer<space>Phone number<space>Data amount and to 131

Buy Data for a Friend: You can buy a specific bundle for that special friend and you will be charged from your airtime. Simply dial *131*Bundle Activation Code*Beneficiary’s Phone number#

Request Data from a Friend: Don’t get stranded or go without Data on your phone, you can now request for data from that Special friend. Simply dial *131*7*3#

View Pending Request: To check all your existing requests. Simply dial *131*7*4#

How To Check MTN Shared/Transferred Data Balance

You will be able to check your data bundle balance via the following channels:

SMS: Texting 2 to 131
USSD: dialing *131*4#

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Alamu Tosin

The writer is Alamu Tosin. I have three strong passions in life — football, blogging and movies — in that order. I love spending time with friends talking about the important things in life and hate nothing more than ‘authority’ and hypocrisy. My personal believe in life is that once an individual sets his/her mind to achieve something, it is totally possible. And oh!, I am a strong Lannister, because I always pay my debt. For writing or fixing gigs, contact

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