How to Share Data on Airtel Nigeria

how to share data on airtel nigeria

Last Updated on June 9, 2023

Here is the step-by-step guide to sharing data on your Airtel line in Nigeria.

If you’re looking for how to share data on Airtel, this guide will show you how Airtel’s Me2U service allows you to send data from your existing data allowance using your Airtel number to another Airtel number.


Essentially, Airtel’s Me2U allows you to buy a data bundle and share it with family and friends, so far it is an Airtel line they are using.

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You don’t need to register for Airtel’s Me2U service if you are a subscriber on the Airtel network, as long as your airtel number is active, you can enjoy the service.

However, you’ll need to change the Me2U default PIN of your Airtel number to a more secure PIN that you can easily remember.

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How to Share Data on Airtel Nigeria

You can share data on Airtel in Nigeria by either using Airtel’s Data Me2U (Data Share) from your active data balance or Airtel data gifting which is essentially buying a data bundle for your friend or family using your Airtel line.

For Airtel’s Data Me2U, you can share data by dialling *141# and selecting the option for Gifting or Me2U. For example, if you have bought a 2.5GB Monthly, you can transfer 250MB to another Airtel line.

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While for Data gifting, you can do the same by dialling *141# and selecting either the option for Gifting or sharing.

Data Bundle Plans are available for Airtel Me2U?

All Airtel data bundle plans, like the Weekly/Daily Bundles, Monthly Bundles, and MegaPacks can be shared with another Airtel line using the Me2U service.

What is the Validity of the Shared Data Bundle?

When you share data from your existing Airtel data plan, the shared data will be valid for as long as the data plan you shared from is valid. So for example, if your data plan is valid till the 30th of March 2023, then any data you share will also be valid till the 30th of March 2023.

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