If you landed on this page, you’re probably looking to use from someone’s data or about to let someone use from your data. That usually leads to the questions; how to share data on Glo, how to transfer data on Glo and/or how can I share Glo data?
Regardless of how you put your search phrase, this post contains the answers you seek, as I’ll be showing you 3 super easy and quick ways you can use to share your data with someone or share someone else’s data to your line for free browsing.
Afterall, the main aim of sharing data is to browse for free using another person’s data bundle.
Without a waste of time, let’s dive straight in, and see all the fantastic Glo data sharing methods I’ve got for you.
About Glo Data Share & Transfer
Glo data share is a service is a Glo network’s feature that enables up to five users to use from one data plan simultaneously (at a time).
This service works in a way that when a Glo customer (host) subscribes to a data bundle, he/she can link other Glo numbers (receivers/sharers) to the data bundle and they all use that one bundle whenever they wish respectively, as long as it is still active.
That simply means the receivers/sharers will be able to browse and do all data activities for free, whereas the host (subscriber) will be charged for the data used by the sharers.
Related: How to Share Data on MTN
Glo network also allows customers to transfer data bundle on the network. This feature is called the gifting service, and it is also available to all Glo users.
This service works in a way that instead of sharing your data with another number, you’ll just buy a data plan and send it directly to another Glo number where your airtime balance will be charged for the data subscription.
With both sharing and gifting an amazing service on the Glo network, firstly, let’s see how to share data on Glo.
Related: How to Share Data on Airtel
3 Ways to Share Data on Glo
The following are three methods that can be used to share data on Glo with another Glo line.
- Using the Glo data transfer code
- Using *777# to share Glo data
- Sharing Glo data via SMS
Those are all the three methods you can use to share data from Glo to Glo. Now, let’s see how to share data on Glo using each of the methods respectively.
Code to Share Data on Glo
The code to share Glo data can be activated by dialing *127*01*Recipient’s Glo Number#. For example, if you want to share your data with 07050000000 (Glo number), just dial *127*01*07050000000#, and proceed to confirm your request.
That’s all! The number you enter will now have access to your Glo data bundle whenever you subscribe. Henceforth, all the data used by the Glo number will be charged from your data bundle as long as you have an active data plan.
Read Also: How to Transfer Airtime on Glo
How to Share Data on Glo Using *777#
Although not the most popular, using *777# is another simple way you can use to share your Glo data plan with friends.
Below is a step-by-step guide on how to share data on Glo using *777#.
- Open the dialer app on your phone and dial *777#
- Select the option for “Data
- Select the option for “Share Data Plan“
- Reply with 1 – Share
- Then, enter the number you want to share data with.
That’s it! You’ll get a notification message confirming your data sharing request. From then on, the Glo number entered will now have access to use from your data whenever you subscribe and have an active data plan.
Check Out How to Transfer Data from Glo to MTN
How to Share Glo Data Via SMS
You can also share your Glo data with another Glo line through text message. This method is very easy and straightforward as all you need to do is
Text Share<space>Recipient’s Number to 127. e.g if you want to share your data with 07050000000, just type Share 07050000000 and send it to 127 via text message.
That’s it! The number entered will now be able to use from your data whenever you subscribe to a data plan or have an active data bundle on your Glo line.
That’s all the methods, ways and tricks on how to share data on Glo. Now, let’s see how to transfer data on Glo in three super simple ways.
How to Transfer Data on Glo
Like I said earlier, the Glo feature that lets you transfer data from Glo to Glo is called the Glo data gifting service. Unlike transferring data on MTN, you cannot transfer data from your Glo data balance, instead, you can buy data for another Glo line using your airtime.
This can be done by following the step-by-step guide on how to transfer Glo data below.
- Open the dialer app on your phone and dial *777#
- Select the “Data” option
- Select the “Gift Data Plan” option
- Choose the data plan you wish to gift/transfer, and proceed with the activation.
- Now, enter the Giftee Number (the Glo number you want to transfer data to).
That’s all! You’ll receive a notification message from Glo confirming that you have gift/transferred data to the recipient’s number, so the recipient too will get a message confirming that they have been credited with the data plan gifted.
Code to Transfer Data on Glo
You can activate the Glo data transfer code by dialing *127*USSD PLAN NUMBER*Recipient’s Glo Number#. e.g, say you want to transfer N100 – 100MB data package and the number is 2 in the menu, to 07050000000—Just dial *127*2*07050000000#.
If you have a sufficient airtime balance, the data bundle that falls on the plan number entered will be transferred to the number you want to gift the data plan.
*Bonus* You can also use the Glo cafe website to gift data to other Glo users. Just make sure that you use your Glo SIM with sufficient airtime balance, and that’s all.
How to Check Glo Data Gift Balance
When someone gifts your data or you gift someone data, you would want to check your balance to confirm if truly the data volume is credited into the recipient’s data balance. This can be done by simply following the steps below.
- To check Glo data gifting balance, just open the dialer app on your phone and dial *127*0#, and your data balance will be displayed on your screen.
Things to Know About Glo Data Share/Transfer
After knowing how to transfer MB from Glo to Glo and how to share data on Glo network, I’m sure you’ll want to know some important information about the Glo data sharing, gifting and transfer service. If so, continue reading them below.
- Transferring and sharing data is totally free on Glo. That means there are no applicable charges whatsoever for the Glo gifting and sharing services.
- You can only gift and/or share data from Glo to Glo. That means you cannot transfer data from Glo to Airtel, MTN or 9mobile.
- You cannot gift, transfer or share your data bonuses, as you can only share your active regular data plan.
- You cannot share your Glo data with more than five Glo SIM cards.
- There is no limit to the amount of data you can transfer using the Glo data gifting service.
Glo Data Share – FAQs
What is the code to transfer data from Glo to Glo?
The code to transfer data from Glo to Glo using the data gifting service is *777#>Select “Data”>Select “Gift Data Plan”>Choose the data to plan to gift>Enter the recipient’s Glo number. While the code to share data on Glo to Glo is *127*01*recipient’s Glo number#.
Can I share my Glo data with another network?
No, you cannot share your Glo data with other networks as the Glo data sharing service only work for Glo to Glo.
How to view Glo data shared numbers?
You can view Glo data shared number by simply dialing *127*02# or sending “List” to 127.
How many numbers can I share Glo data with?
You can share your Glo data plan with up to 5 Glo customers on the Glo line. That simply means that you cannot share your data with more than 5 Glo numbers.
How can I share MB from Glo to Glo?
You can share MB from Glo to Glo by simply dialing *127*01*recipient’s Glo number#, or text “Share[Recipient’s Glo Number]” to 127 via SMS.
Unlike other networks like MTN which doesn’t even allow customers to share data, and Airtel which only all users to share a specific type of data, the Glo network beat them all by giving customers the opportunity to show love by using the data sharing service of the network.
With this post, I believe how to transfer data on Glo, and how to gift Glo data shouldn’t be a problem anymore as I have explained in detail, how to share data on Glo.