Before you can initiate a transfer from any MTN line, you would need to create a secret pin. This secret pin must be known to you alone, and the pin must be four digit numbers.
How to Change Your Transfer Pin from Default
You will need to change your transfer pin from default to a memorable number. The default pin is 0000. You can change your pin via USSD or SMS.
How to change your pin via SMS
- Send the following command via SMS to activate your new pin0000 1234 1234 to 777
- The0000 in the command signifies your default pin,
- The1234 in the command signifies your new pin,
- The repeated1234 in the command signifies new pin confirmation.
- You can change the1234 in the code above to any code that suits you. If entered correctly, you will receive a message that your pin has been successfully changed.
How to change your pin via USSD
To change your transfer pin via USSD, dial *601* default/old PIN* New PIN* New PIN# then press the send button. For example, if you want to change your pin from default to 1234, you will dial*601*0000*1234*1234#. If entered correctly, you will receive a message that your pin has been changed successfully.
How To Transfer Credit On MTN
You can also transfer credit from MTN via two means. The means are USSD and SMS.
How to transfer credit via SMS: Transfer 08035740071 200 1234 and send it to 777
Red = Recipient Number
Yellow = Amount to Transfer
Green = Secret Pin
If entered correctly, you will receive message telling you to confirm your command by sending Yes to 777. If you want to cancel the transaction, just send CANCEL to 777.
How To transfer credit via USSD.
To transfer credit via USSD, dial *600*Recipient’s phone number*amount in Naira*PIN# then press Send/Ok. If entered correctly, you will receive a text message confirming successful transfers.
How to Transfer Credit from Glo to Glo
If you want to transfer credit from one glo sim to another, dial *131*recipients phone number*Amount*Pin# then send. It should look like *131*07054110373*100*12345#. Immediately you send the command, you will receive a message back from the network telling you to confirm by pressing 1 and press 2 to cancel. Default PIN is 00000
How to Change or Create Glo Me2u Transfer Pin
To change/create your Glo ME2U transfer pin, dial *132*00000*New Pin* New Pin# then send.
How to Transfer Credit from Airtel to Airtel
To change airtel transfer pin, send the command below as SMS to 432
Pin Old Pin New Pin e.g Pin 1234 9090. Airtel default pin is 1234.
To transfer credit from one airtel sim to another, you need to enter the command shown below.
2U (space) Recipient’s phone number (space) Amount (space) Pin. This will be send as message to 432.
Example: 2U 08156583312 100 1234 to 432
How to Transfer Credit from Etisalat To Etisalat
To transfer credit form your etisalat sim to another, you will need to locate the etisalat service menu in your menu list. Once it is located, click on Balance transfer and after that, a security code box will appear requesting for your pin. The default pin is 0000 and afterward you would be required to enter the amount you wish to transfer. You can also change your default pin from the service menu.
Another means to transfer credit from etisalat is by dialing *223*Pin*Amount*Phone Number#