How to Transfer Data on Mtn

How to Transfer Data on Mtn

MTN allows its customers to transfer data to other MTN subscribers.

How to Transfer Data on Mtn

This is a convenient way to share your data with friends and family, or to help someone who is running low on data.

Ways to Transfer Data on MTN

  1. USSD code

Dial *131*7*1# and follow the prompts.

  1. MyMTN app

Open the MyMTN app and go to the “Data” tab. Tap on “Transfer Data” and enter the recipient’s number and the amount of data you want to transfer.

  1. SMS

Send an SMS to 131 with the following message format:

TRANSFER <recipient’s number> <amount of data>

For example, to transfer 1GB of data to the number 0712345678, you would send the following SMS:

TRANSFER 0712345678 1024

Tips for Transferring Data on MTN

  1. You can only transfer data that you have purchased yourself. You cannot transfer data that has been gifted to you.
  2. The maximum amount of data you can transfer in a day is 1GB.
  3. There is a service charge of R1.00 for each data transfer.
  4. The recipient must be an MTN prepaid or contract customer.
  5. Make sure that you have enough data to transfer. You can check your data balance by dialing *131#.
  6. Enter the recipient’s number correctly. If you make a mistake, the data transfer will not be successful.
  7. The recipient must have a data-enabled SIM card.
  8. The recipient must be in an area with MTN coverage.

FAQs

How do I transfer data on MTN?

You can transfer data on MTN using USSD, the MyMTN app, or SMS. The steps are as follows:

  • USSD

Dial *131*7*1# and follow the prompts.

  • MyMTN app

Open the MyMTN app and go to the “Data” tab. Tap on “Transfer Data” and enter the recipient’s number and the amount of data you want to transfer.

  • SMS

Send an SMS to 131 with the following message format:

TRANSFER <recipient’s number> <amount of data>

For example, to transfer 1GB of data to the number 0712345678, you would send the following SMS:

TRANSFER 0712345678 1024

What is the maximum amount of data I can transfer in a day?

The maximum amount of data you can transfer in a day is 1GB.

What is the service charge for transferring data on MTN?

There is a service charge of R1.00 for each data transfer.

Who can I transfer data to on MTN?

You can only transfer data to other MTN prepaid or contract customers.

Can I transfer data that has been gifted to me?

No, you cannot transfer data that has been gifted to you. You can only transfer data that you have purchased yourself.

How do I check my data balance?

You can check your data balance by dialing *131#.

What happens if I enter the recipient’s number incorrectly?

If you enter the recipient’s number incorrectly, the data transfer will not be successful. You will need to start the transfer again.

What happens if the recipient does not have a data-enabled SIM card?

If the recipient does not have a data-enabled SIM card, they will not be able to receive the data transfer.

What happens if the recipient is not in an area with MTN coverage?

If the recipient is not in an area with MTN coverage, they will not be able to receive the data transfer.

Conclusion

The maximum amount of data you can transfer in a day is 1GB. There is a service charge of R1.00 for each data transfer. You can only transfer data to other MTN prepaid or contract customers.

To check your data balance, you can dial *131#. Make sure that you have enough data to transfer. Enter the recipient’s number correctly. The recipient must have a data-enabled SIM card. The recipient must be in an area with MTN coverage.