How To Share Data On MTN: For Both Prepaid And Postpaid Users


In today’s article we will be sharing tips on how to share data on mtn (subscription) with your loved ones.

This post is for both prepaid and postpaid users as it both users can share data.

What i will be explaining here will allow you to share or transfer data easily with your loved ones.

So read along as we explore the various methods of sharing or transferring data on MTN for both postpaid and prepaid users.

Below Are All The Steps On How To Share Data On MTN

Prepaid Users

Simply dial *123*3#, then reply with 7.

After doing that, you’ll get a list of options to choose from. You can transfer data from your data balance, buy for a friend, or even request data from a friend.

Kindly choose the option you wish to go for.

Enter the friend’s MTN number, then select the amount of data you would like to share with the friend.

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Post Paid Users

Step 1:

Activate an applicable data plan from the table below.

Step 2:

Dial *131*2*1# or text REG to 131; to register for MTN Data Share, you will receive a unique security PIN.

Step 3:

You are required to change the system generated PIN to a new PIN they can easily remember by dialling *131*2*5# or by texting Change OLD PIN NEW PIN NEW PIN to 131. E.g Change 0000 1234 to 13:1. Where 0000 is old PIN and 1234 is your new PIN.

Step 4:

After changing the PIN, you will need to add beneficiaries to your MTN shared Data Bundle account via USSD menu *131*2*3# or by texting Add to 131. You can add up to 5 beneficiaries.

Step 5:

Once you have added beneficiaries, you (the sponsor) will be able to share your available data bundle among the added beneficiaries by sending the keyword Share to 131 or simply dial USSD code *131*2*4#

List Of Data Plans That Can Be Shared By Post Paid Users

250MB + 125MB = 375MB | N1,300 | *109# | 30 Days

500MB + 250MB = 750MB | N2,000 | *110# | 30 Days

1GB + 500MB = 1.5GB | N3,500 | *111# | 30 Days

3GB + 1.5GB = 4.5GB | N6,500 | *129# | 30 Days

5GB + 2.5GB = 7.5GB | N8,000 | *101# | 30 Days

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This are the steps necessary for sharing data on MTN.

The method varies for both prepaid and postpaid users. If you found this article helpful please leave a comment.