How to Borrow Airtime from MTN, Etisalat, Glo and Airtel
Learn How to borrow airtime from the various Nigerian networks. Never run out of airtime anymore with any of the telecommunications networks. As you may have already noticed a serious competition going on between the major telcos. This has made similar features and packages rolled out within a short time frame amongst them. Introducing ways to hold on to their old and new subscribers or luring subscribers from competing networks such as lower call rates, cheaper internet subscription, borrowing or airtime and many more.
Whenever you run out of airtime on your line all you have to do is dial a short code on your phone to borrow airtime from the network and you are good to use it on any billable activity on the network regardless of whether it is voice, data or a Value Added Service.
Please do note that the exact amount borrowed will be deducted on your next recharge.
Find steps below on how to borrow airtime from MTN, Etisalat, Glo & Airtel
How To Borrow Airtime From MTN
This feature is available only to prepaid subscribers who recharge at least N500 monthly only.
Simply Dial *606# then follow the menu displayed after.
Please note that the minimum you can borrow is N50 and the service will attract a 10% charge from your next recharge. That is, if you borrow N1000 airtime, your phone will be credited with N900 on your next N1000 recharge.
How To Borrow Airtime From Etisalat
Etisalat recently increased their charge from 10% to 15%
This feature is available to all subscribers but usually the limit you borrow depends on the how much recharging you have already done within the month.
Simply Dial *665*amount#. For example if you want to borrow N500 airtime from Etisalat you will have to dial *665*500#.
Also note that the service will attract a 10% charge from your next recharge. That is, if you borrow N1000 airtime, your phone will be credited with N900 on your next N1000 recharge.
How To Borrow Airtime From Glo
With Glo you can borrow up to the highest amount you’ve recharged since joining them, however new subscribers need to be on their network at least 4 months before they can borrow airtime.
To Borrow the airtime. Dial *321*pin*amount you want to borrow#. E.g *321*4535*200#.
The amount you will receive should be less 10% as service charge. That is, if you request for N200 credit, your phone will be credited with N180 while N20 goes to Glo as their service charge.
How To Borrow Airtime From Airtel
To borrow airtime on Airtel you need to be a consistent subscriber on Airtel for at least 3 months and must load a minimum of N250 monthly before you can borrow.
To borrow airtime from Airtel, simply dial *500*amount#. For example, dial *500*200# to borrow N200.
The amount you’ll receive is less 10% service charge. That is, if you request for N200 credit, your phone will be credited with N180 while N20 goes to Airtel as service charge.