This is the simple instruction on How to share data on MTN. MTN Subscribers are allowed to share data on the MTN network with friends, family members and colleagues at work and the main idea behind the service is to make use of the same data bundle by different users.
Sharing of data on the MTN network comes easy and with just few steps. Data Share on MTN is different from Data Gifting or Data Rollover. We also have articles for how to share data on MTN , how to check MTN data balance, and the main article for all MTN data plan and MTN Data Bundles
The MTN Data Share feature is charge less and accessible to those on the MTNTopUP, Pay As You Go and MTNChoice migrants. The subscribers of MTN Skye are not accessible to the MTN DataShare.
With the under listed data bundles, users can share data conveniently with family, friends and colleagues.
PLAN BONUS T/BUNDLE VALIDITY CODE AMT (N)
250MB 125MB 375MB 30 DAYS *109# 1,300
500MB 250MB 750MB 30 DAYS *110# 2,000
1GB 500MB 1.5GB 30 DAYS *111# 3,000
3GB 1.5GB 4.5GB 30 DAYS *129# 6,000
5GB 2.5GB 7.5GB 30 DAYS *101# 8,000
Below is how to share Data on MTN, follow the steps bellow:
Step 1: Dial *141*2*163# to purchase data bundle;
Step 2: Dial *141*5# to activate MTN DataShare;
Step 3: Click on “Manage Data Bundle” and then press DataShare
OR Follow the bellow steps
Step 1: Dial *141*5#
Step 2: Pres 4
Step 3: Press 2
How to share data on MTN SIM
With the following steps, users can share date on MTN SIM
Step 1: Dial *131*2*1#;
Step 2: Press 1 – for registration;
Step 3: Press 2 – change of old PIN to a new PIN;
Step 4: Press 3 – buy data as gift;
Step 5: Press 4 – data sharing.
Note: For a successful registration, you will get an SMS of new PIN
With the MTN DataShare, users can also share with up to five (5) recipients by dialing *131*2*2# or by sending ‘ADD’ to 131. With this step, you can share data amongst five loved ones.
To share data on MTN, you must have a minimum monthly data bundle of at least 250MB
How to share MTN credit with loved ones
Users will send the following to short code number of 777 via SMS;
<Transfer> <Recipient’s Number> <AMT> <PIN>
Example: <Transfer> <08162728258> <2000> <1234>
After completion, a message indication confirmation will be sent to you, then send ‘YES’ to the short code number (777).
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