How to Share Data on MTN – You’ve always wanted to share your MTN data with your friends but haven’t figured out how? It can be frustrating to have so much data and want to share it with friends without knowing how to do so.
And more so if the data is about to expire. This article will show you how to share your MTN data with your family and friends.
We previously discussed how to share data bundles with friends on Airtel and Glo, as well as the specific package plans that allow for seamless MB sharing and data transfer.
How to Share MTN Data
This article is only for MTN prepaid customers, and it focuses on how MTN customers can share data bundles (MB) with their friends and family.
You can subscribe to a mega data package plan that can serve the entire family while everyone else connects through data-sharing technology using these tips.
You can also subscribe to a single data plan and use MB sharing to connect your other phones, laptops, and even internet modems to it.
Follow the steps below to get started exchanging data bundles (MB) on the MTN network:
Subscribe to a data package plan that allows you to transfer and exchange data.
To register for MTN MB Share, dial *131*2*1# or SMS REG to 131.
You will be given a personal security PIN.
By dialing *131*2*5# or texting *131*2*5#, you must change the PIN that is automatically sent to you to one that you can remember easily. OLD PIN NEW PIN NEW PIN should be changed to 131. Change 0000 1111 1111 to 131, for example.
Where 0000 represents your old PIN and 1111 represents your new PIN.
You must add beneficiaries to your MTN shared Data Bundle account after changing the PIN using the USSD menu *131*2*2# or by texting Add MSISDN> PIN> to 131. You have the option of adding up to five beneficiaries.
You (the sponsor) will be able to share your available data package among the added beneficiaries by sending the keyword Share PIN> to 131 or dialing the USSD code *131*2*3# once you have added beneficiaries.
The following is an update: MTN MB share is now much simpler and easier to use. For your convenience, the new steps to share data MB on MTN are described below:
Pick the 7th choice by dialing *131*7# or simply dialing *131#.
To proceed, select choice 1 and press send.
Enter the phone number to which you’d like to send the Data MB.
Depending on how many megabytes you want to share with the person, choose 1, 2, or 3.
To complete the data megabyte sharing on the MTN Network, click Send.
List of Data Bundle Plans that allow you to move and share data
Here are some data package plans that you can share with your friends and coworkers.
S/N Amount Data Cap Activation Code
1 NGN1,000 1.5GB *109#
2 NGN1,200 2GB *110#
3 NGN1,500 3.7GB *111#
4 NGN2,000 4.5GB *129#
5 NGN3,500 10GB *101#
5 NGN5,000 15GB use *131*1# to select
5 NGN10,000 40GB go from *131*1# options
5 NGN15,000 75GB use *131*1#
5 NGN20,000 110GB use *131*1# for it
Using *131*1# for 5 NGN15,000 75GB and *131*1# for 5 NGN20,000 110GB.
Note: All of the above data package plans have a 30-day validity period and can be subscribed to via text message by sending the activation codes to 131 without the asterisks.