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How To Share Data On MTN With MyMTN

Share Data On MTN
Written by Davies

Sharing of MTN data to friends or family is the best feature introduced to the MTN network, there are other networks like Glo and Airtel that offer the same feature but implemented in different ways. To share data on MTN is very easy following different methods with different steps to share data with anyone close to you and here’s how.

How To Share Data On MTN

There are two different and simple ways to share data on MTN just follow the simple steps below.

  • Dial the USSD *131*7# and press 1 to Transfer Data From Balance, input the recipient number you want to transfer data to and select 1, 2, or 3, depending on the megabyte you are about to share then click Send to complete your data transfer.
  • You can take a long process by dialing *131# and select 7 to Gift Data then follow the whole process above.

You can also share data on MTN by using the MyMTN Mobile App.


MyMTN App is a self-service app that gives you full control in managing your MTN sim card. With MyMTN app you can;

  • Buy Data and Airtime
  • Migrate to different Tariff Plans
  • Monitor your usage pattern
  • Manage your data usages
  • Subscribe to Products and Services from your mobile device.

To Transfer Data From MyMTN App

Download and Open MyMTN App, log in with your phone number, and on your screen, it’ll show your Sim Card details, Tap your remaining Data Balance and click the Share Option. Fill in the required information and tap Share Data and it’ll display a successful message.

Note: With both methods, you are only allowed to share 1GB daily from your data balance. Data bonus can’t be shared, Only data you purchased from MTN Network can be shared

To share more than 1GB you can use the Data Gifting method.

Data Gifting

MTN Data Gifting service allows you to buy data from your airtime balance for friends or to your other smartphones, and modems.

How To Gift MTN Data

  • Dial the USSD *131*7# and press 2 to Buy For a Friend, and follow the onscreen prompts to select the type of MTN data plan you want, then input the receipt number you want to gift the data and click Send to complete your data gifting.

These are the simple methods to share data on MTN with your friends or families.

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