How to Share Airtime on MTN Without PIN

How to Share Airtime on MTN Without PIN

Transferring airtime on MTN in Nigeria is a straightforward process, thanks to the convenience of MTN Share services.

Whether it’s for emergencies or a gesture of appreciation, MTN Share allows subscribers to seamlessly send airtime to family and friends.

This guide will walk you through how to share airtime on MTN effortlessly.

What is MTN Share? (MTN Share ‘N’ Sell)


MTN Share is a service provided by MTN Nigeria that enables subscribers to transfer airtime from their MTN account to other MTN customers. This feature is particularly handy when you need to send airtime quickly and conveniently.

How to Activate MTN Share

Before initiating an airtime transfer using MTN Share, you must activate the service by changing the default PIN. The default MTN Share PIN is “0000.”

Follow these steps to activate and secure your MTN Share PIN:

  • Compose an SMS in the format: Default PIN New PIN New PIN (e.g., 0000 1234 1234).
  • Send the SMS to 321 or dial *321*Default PIN*New PIN*New PIN#.
  • Receive a confirmation message indicating the successful change of your MTN Share PIN.
  • Choose a secure PIN that is easy for you to remember.

How to Share Airtime on MTN (Share ‘N’ Sell)

How to Share Airtime on MTN Using USSD

  • Dial *321*Recipient’s Number*Amount*PIN# (e.g., *321*08038238561*1000*1234#).
  • Confirm the transaction details.
  • Press 1 to confirm or 2 to cancel.
  • Receive a confirmation message upon successful completion.

How to Share Airtime on MTN Using USSD Using SMS

  • Compose an SMS: Transfer Recipient’s Number Amount PIN (e.g., Transfer 08038238561 1000 1234).
  • Send the SMS to 321.
  • Reply with “YES” to confirm or “NO” to cancel.
  • Receive a confirmation message once the transaction is successful.

How to Transfer MTN Airtime on MTN to MTN

  • Dial *321*1#.
  • Select “Create PIN.”
  • Enter your MTN number, email address, and answer security questions.
  • Create and confirm your new transfer PIN.
  • Receive a confirmation message of the successful PIN creation.

Once your transfer PIN is set, you can transfer airtime by following these steps:

  • Dial *321*Recipient’s Number*Amount*PIN#.
  • For example, to transfer N100 to 08031234567, dial *321*08031234567*100*1234#.

How to Transfer MTN Airtime Using the MyMTN App

  • Open the MTN app.
  • Tap the “+” icon.
  • Tap “Share” and select “Airtime.”
  • Choose from the beneficiaries’ list or select “New Number.”
  • Enter the recipient’s number and the airtime amount.
  • Enter your transfer PIN.
  • Tap “Transfer.”

How to Transfer Airtime on MTN to Another Network

It’s essential to note that MTN Share exclusively supports transfers between MTN accounts and does not allow transfers to other networks.

How to Transfer Airtime on MTN to MTN Without PIN

If you forget your transfer PIN, you can still transfer airtime without it:

  • Dial *321*Recipient’s Number*Amount*1#.
  • For example, to transfer N100 to 08031234567 without a PIN, dial *321*08031234567*100*1#.
  • Alternatively, use the MyMTN App to transfer airtime without a PIN.

Resetting Your MTN Share PIN

If you forget your MTN Share PIN or suspect unauthorized access, follow these steps:

  • Dial *321*Existing PIN*New PIN*New PIN#.
  • Press the call or send button.
  • Receive a confirmation message of the successful PIN change.

Things to Note About MTN Share

  • Transfers are in whole Naira amounts.
  • A single transaction allows transfers from NGN50.00 to NGN5,000.00.
  • Daily transfers can be up to NGN50,000.00.
  • No cap on the total number of transactions per day.
  • Postpaid customers can use MTN Share when the account balance is positive.
  • If a prepaid account has insufficient airtime, the transaction will fail.

Is there a Minimum or Maximum Amount I can Transfer with MTN Share?

Yes, the minimum is ₦50, and the maximum is ₦5,000 per transaction.

What is the daily limit for airtime transfers using MTN Share?

You can transfer up to ₦50,000 in total per day to single or multiple MTN accounts.

Can I transfer airtime to non-MTN numbers using MTN Share?

No, MTN Share is exclusively available for transferring airtime between MTN Nigeria customers.

Can I Reverse an Airtime Transfer made using MTN Share?

No, airtime transferred via MTN Share is non-refundable, and the transaction cannot be reversed.

Can Postpaid Customers use MTN Share?

Yes, postpaid customers can use MTN Share. However, transfers are only possible with a positive account balance.

Can I transfer airtime in Kobo using MTN Share?

No, you can only transfer airtime in whole Naira amounts.

What is the default PIN for MTN transfer?

The default PIN for MTN Share (airtime transfer) is “0000.”

Key Takeaways

In conclusion, this comprehensive guide equips you with the knowledge to effortlessly transfer airtime using MTN Share.

Always prioritize the security of your MTN Share PIN and avoid sharing it to prevent unauthorized transactions. Happy sharing!

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