How to Transfer Airtime From MTN to Airtel 2022 [Via USSD & SMS]

Are your friends seeking an airtime transfer to their Airtel line from your MTN line?

Maybe you’re badly in need of airtime and the only option you have is to transfer from an MTN line to your Airtel line.

Or, you may just be wondering if it is possible to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel line.

Then, I will be glad to walk you through everything you need to know on how to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel.

And I assure you that after reading this article, you’ll not have any problems concerning how to transfer credit from MTN to Airtel, code to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel, and even how to transfer airtime on MTN to Airtel.

Are you ready? Then, let’s get started!

How to Transfer Airtime From MTN to Airtel

If you’re still wondering or thinking about how to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel, then, let’s start from here.

Firstly, if you want to transfer airtime on MTN, you’ll need to have or reset your airtime transfer PIN. Won’t you? 

Yes, before trying out any methods, tricks, or codes you were been told you can transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel with, you’ll first need to reset your MTN transfer PIN.

You can do that just by following any of the two methods listed below.

How to Reset MTN Transfer PIN

If you’re new or just getting started with MTN airtime transfer, you’ll need to reset your transfer PIN by simply dialing *600*[Default Pin]*[New Pin]*[New Pin]#

For example; If you want to reset your transfer pin and the new pin I decide to use is 9090. Then, pick up your phone and dial:

*600*0000*9090*9090#

How to rest MTN transfer pin

And that’s it! You have successfully changed your default transfer pin to a new one of your choice.

O Yes! I didn’t forget I mentioned two methods. See the second method below.

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Via SMS

The second method to reset your MTN transfer pin is via SMS (text message).

You can do that by navigating to your message area on your phone, and creating a new message using this format;

Default pin[space]New pin[space]New pin, and send to 777.

Let’s make it simpler with the following example using 9090 as my new pin:

0000 9090 9090

And send to 777

Once this is done, you will receive a notification message from MTN confirming your change of pin.

After that, you can now proceed to the next step. That is, initiating the airtime transfer.

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How to Transfer Credit From MTN to Airtel

I would have loved to say “You can transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel by simply dialing #====#”.

But unfortunately, there’s nothing like such on the MTN network. That simply means the MTN network doesn’t have a USSD code that could let you transfer airtime from their network to MTN.

However, this doesn’t mean you can’t still transfer airtime from MTN to airtel network.

Yes, there’s a working way to do that, just that you’ll need to download an external app that lets you transfer credit from any network to any network in Nigeria.

Want to know the app and how to use it for airtime transfer? Then, read on.

How to Transfer Airtime from MTN to Airtel [100% Working Method]

To transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel in a realistic and working way, you’ll need to download an external app from play store to carry out the transaction.

The name of the app that will be used to transfer from your MTN airtime balance to another airtel line is the TingTel app.

What is The TingTel App All About?

TingTel for Airtime transfer from MTN to airtel
TingTel

TingTel is a mobile application that allows you to transfer airtime from any network to any network, sell your airtime, buy airtime, and also convert your airtime into real cash.

Transferring airtime using the TingTel app is very easy, as it can be done with just a few clicks. Keep in mind that you’ll be charged a service fee for transferring airtime and any other transactions done on the app.

How to Use TingTel App to Transfer Airtime from MTN to Airtel

Below is a step by step method on how to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel.

  1. Go to Google Play Store, and download the Tingtel
  2. Register an account using the number you want to transfer airtime from
How to transfer airtime from MTN to airtel
  • Tip: While creating an account, make sure to use your line’s transfer pin as your TingTel pin.
  1. After successfully registering an account, log in and start the airtime transfer process
  2. Click on the “Transfer Airtime” option
  3. At the top select which SIM you want to use
  4. Enter the amount you wish to Transfer
  5. Press Check Balance to ensure you have enough credit (2% above the amount to transfer)
  6. Now, click on the “Next” button
  7. Input the Airtel number you want to credit or transfer airtime to.
  8. Enter your mobile network transfer PIN
  9. Then, click on the “Transfer” button
  10. Check status in the History tab to see if the transaction was successful.

That’s simply how to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel using the TingTel app. Once successfully done, your MTN line will be charged, and your Airtel line will be credited.

Note: Based on my experienced using this app, it is good for airtime transfer, as I have experience any issue while transferring airtime. However, due to some recent complaints, especially with the data selling feature, I would suggest you should be careful while using the app.

Popular Question: What if you don’t want to use the app, is there a code to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel via SMS?

Here’s a perfect answer below.

How to Transfer Airtime on MTN to Airtel Via SMS

Unlike Glo airtime transfer, it is very possible to transfer airtime on MTN via SMS (text message).

But is it possible to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel via SMS? 

To be sincere, NO! It is not possible.

It is very clear that MTN has a feature that allows its customers to send SMS (text message) to a specific number and get their airtime transferred in a snap.

But however, that is only available for MTN to MTN airtime transfer.

Yes, you’re right! MTN doesn’t allow you to transfer airtime to Airtel via SMS.

If that isn’t possible, let’s call the customer care line and see if they can help.

How to Transfer Airtime From MTN to Airtel by Calling Customer Care

I would have loved to say something like “just call the MTN customer care line and tell them to transfer from your airtime balance to an Airtel number/line. And BOOM! They’ll do it instantly”.

You should know that we at Networkwayout don’t write or create our posts just by copying what other people say.

Instead, we do our own original research, then gather our information, and publish it on the web for people like you.

In common sense, what I mean is that we called the MTN customer care line and spoke to an agent who then told us that it is not possible to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel. And further explained that one can only transfer airtime from MTN to MTN line.

Literally, that means there is no way MTN customer care can help you transfer airtime from your MTN number to an Airtel line.

Therefore, how to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel isn’t a question that even MTN customer care can find the solution you need to.

Using the MTN Website

It is no doubt that the MTN website has made a lot of self-care services easier than memorizing toms of codes and calling customer care over and over and over again.

With just a few clicks, you can perform any self-care services on the MTN website very fast and easier.

But can you transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel there?

The short answer to this question is NO!

Even as the MTN website covers almost all the self-care services needed by its subscribers, they do not have a feature to transfer airtime to Airtel network, nor do they allow you to transfer airtime to other networks.

How to Send Airtime From MTN to Airtel

You can send credit from MTN to Airtel by simply going to a nearby retail store, buying the amount of MTN airtime you want to send, going to the message app on your mobile phone, creating a new message, entering the recharge card pin, and send to the MTN user you want to transfer airtime to.

Also, you can just easily buy airtime for the Airtel number via your mobile app or bank USSD token.

And that’s the only solution to transferring or sending airtime or credit from MTN to Airtel.

If you’re expecting any USSD code, SMS method, or website hacking trick of transferring airtime from your main balance on your MTN line to an Airtel line, I’m so sorry to disappoint you that nothing of such exists.

Sharing MTN Airtime with Airtel – FAQs

Can I transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel?

Technically, you can transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel simply by using your MTN line to send a Airtel recharge card pin via SMS to an Airtel line. And you can transfer airtime from your MTN balance to an airtel number using the TingTel app.

Can I transfer credit from MTN to Airtel? 

Yes, the newly discovered TingTel app can help you transfer airtime or credit from MTN network to Airtel network.

What is the code to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel

Although there is no code to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel. This is because MTN doesn’t even allow its customers to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel using the network services in the first place. Users can only transfer airtime from MTN to MTN on the network using the MTN Share service.

Is it possible to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel?

Yes, it is possible to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel. From a technical point of view it is possible, as you can use the TingTel app, and it can also be done by recharging the Airtel line from bank or texting an MTN recharge card pin to the Airtel number.

How do I transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel?

You can transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel network by downloading, installing and using the TingTel app to carry out the transaction.

How to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel without pin

Since you can’t even transfer credit from your MTN balance to an Airtel line using the MTN share service, there’s no point seeking the transfer pin.

Therefore, there is no such pin on the MTN network.

Conclusion:

With over 60 million subscribers, MTN is no doubt one of the largest mobile telecom operators in Nigeria.

The company has made it very easy for its subscribers to use the self-care services so as to aid an easy transaction. And the airtime transfer feature is not an exception.

Therefore, if you’re looking to know more on how to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel, code to transfer airtime from MTN to Airtel, or even how to transfer credit from MTN to Airtel, I believe this article serves the answers you seek.

I hope you enjoyed reading this guide? Then leave a comment below if it is helpful!

Cheers!

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