How to transfer airtime on Airtel has been given many a tough time. Today, this article will give us some simple methods on how to get the transfer done. This article will not only focus on that, there will also be tips on how to change our default pin to our favorite pins without any hassles.
In this article as well, there will be guideline on how to transfer airtime on Airtel to another number, that’s is another network. How to use Credit Me service, a service which allows Airtel users to request for credit either from their friends or directly from the Airtel network provider.
Airtel is one of the biggest network providers in Nigeria and some other African countries. The network can boldly boast of more than 60 millions Nigerians using the service.
This network in order to satisfy their users have made available some services. They are called self-services, this means, users can access some services without having to call the customer care or visit the provider’s branch.
Among the services provided is how to transfer airtime on Airtel SIM card to both Airtel users and other network users, how to borrow card from the network provider and friends among many other self-services.
Airtel has provided options for its users on how to transfer airtime on Airtel to both Airtel users and other network users. The process is quite the same, the options to follow are just the difference.
The network provider has made this possible in many ways which will all be addressed on this article. That is, users will know how to transfer airtime on Airtel using text message (SMS), USSD and using Me2U code. All the three methods will yield the same result at the same pace.
This is the simplest way on how to transfer airtime on Airtel. It does not require much other than following the instruction that will follow after dialing a code. For a user to successfully do this, he will follow the following steps:
- Dial *432# on your phone using Airtel SIM card.
- Type 1 ( it will show transfer to Airtel number)
- Enter the Airtel network that you want to transfer to and send.
- Reply by entering the amount that you wish to send to.
- Then finalize the process by putting your PIN.
It is to be noted that the default PIN for transferring airtime on Airtel is 1234. A user may however decide to change this pin if he doesn’t feel like using it. The process will be addressed soon in this article.
It is easier to learn how to transfer airtime on Airtel using USSD. Users don’t need to be following any step. The step only requires one step at once. A user will dial the number and then wait for the answer.
To get started with this, a user will only dial *432*(Airtime number to send the airtime to) (Amount to be sent to the number) (PIN). For instance,
Using the USSD service is as simple as that.
May be for some different reasons, for instance, learning sake, users may still want to know how to transfer airtime on Airtel using text message. The method is somehow difficult but not to some users that prefer using text message.
The users only need to follow a simple step of sending a message to the Airtel network provider and then wait for the answer. The flowing are the steps to follow:
- Open a text message menu.
- Click on write or create new.
- Write 2U (Phone number of the recipient) ( unique PIN of the sender)
- Send to 432.
Airtel has made it possible for its users to transfer airtime to other network users. This means that, users of Airtel can still send to their families and friends that use other networks.
To get started on how to transfer airtime on Airtel to other network users, the following steps will be taken:
- Press and dial *432#.
- Click on 2 ( other network)
- Enter the number
- Enter the amount
- Enter the PIN or the default PIN.
It is to be noted that we can easily use the USSD. With it, it is faster and simpler. The user only needs the following code.
*432*2*(other network number) (amount) #. If the PIN has been changed, the new one will be added before the # sign. If not, the default PIN, 1234, will be used.
We cannot learn how to transfer airtime on Airtel without learning how to know, change or reset the transferring PIN. It is very important to reset PIN otherwise it will be easier for other people to make use of the services of transferring with our phones since the default PIN is very simple to know- 1234.
You can however dial *432# and then click on 4 where you will see every information that you want to know about your PIN.
To change the PIN, we can do it in three different ways, we can use USSD, Me2U and text message. To start with the text message, the following steps will be taken:
- Send the default PIN new PIN to 432.
For example, if you want to change you default pin to 5432. You only need to text 1234 5432 to 432.
To use USSD, we can simply dial *432*old PIN* new PIN and ends it with #.
For example, we can dial *432*1234*5432#.
Users can as well use Me2U code to do change the number. You can either use *141# or you use *432#. To use *432#, the following steps should be taken.
- Dial *432#
- Click 2 (PIN management)
- And then one to change and 2 to reset if you forget your PIN.
For *141#, the following steps will be taken:
- Dial *141#
- Click * (next)
- Click 12
- Click 1
- Follow the instructions.
There are different reasons why we need to learn how to transfer airtime on Airtel. The following are some of the reasons for that.
- It is free to use and doesn’t charge anything but there may be 10% charge on other networks.
- It doesn’t have any limit. This means we can transfer as how many times we can and there is limit to the amount we can transfer as well.
- Since it has many ways of doing it, it is relatively easy.
- It saves us from danger or embarrassment of not having airtime.
Airtel has made it possible to gift both airtime and data. We can directly do this or we use Me2U code to share data to our friends and families who may need our help urgently maybe they run out of credit.
The following steps will be taken to get this done:
- Dial *141#
- Click on option 13.
- Click on 3.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
This article has let the users of Airtel, one of the biggest network providers, to know how to transfer airtime on Airtel. This is not the only self-services that the article touched. There are other great information that this article has reeled out for the users of Airtel.
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