How to Transfer Data from MTN to Airtel: 3 Easy Steps
Transferring data from one network to another is never an easy task, but it doesn't have to be a stressful or tedious process. If you are looking for the best way to transfer your MTN data over to Airtel, look no further than this guide! We will walk you through 3 simple steps on how to make sure that your transition between networks goes as smoothly as possible.
Audience: Nigerians who want help transferring their mobile phone data from one carrier (MTN) and bringing it over to another carrier (Airtel). This blog post intro paragraph engages readers by immediately addressing their problem in a clear and concise manner while also providing a solution.
Section 1: What you will need
MTN card for MTN customers
ATM Card for Airtel card customers
What you will need to do?
Step 1: Go to www.mtnmobile.com
Step 2: Check MTN: Use your MTN mobile number
Step 3: Check Airtel: Use your Airtel mobile number
Step 4: You will be asked to register. Make sure your MTN card and your Airtel card are handy.
Step 5: Scan your card and register
Step 6: When you complete step 6, you will be redirected to another page where you will need to select MTN:
Step 7: Scan your card once more.
Step 8: Choose to transfer your MTN data to Airtel
Step 9: Make sure you enter in the data like you are doing on MTN and hit send!
Step 10: When the transfer is complete, your card will be deactivated and you will no longer be able to make calls and receive calls from MTN.
Instructions for MTN to Airtel
Step 1: Open the MTN App and go to the 'Data' section
Step 2: Tap the "+" button to add an Airtel SIM card.
Step 3: Open the Airtel App and go to the 'SIM-eDCE Card' section
Step 4: Click "Add Data SIM Card" and enter the correct Airtel Number.
Step 5: Select "MTN Free Roaming Data Service".
Step 6: Click the "Next" button and ensure that your "Cc: Local eDCE has successfully been added" box is ticked.
Step 7: Now you'll see your Airtel SIM connected to your MTN network in the "Data section".
That's all! Now you have your Airtel data service connected to your MTN network.
According to IMDA, as at June 2018, the total MTN market share is 65.3%. Airtel has 29.06% market share, and 9.76% for Orange SA.
Dial *131*6*3# and follow the prompts
Audience: Nigerians who have a SIM from one network, or from other mobile providers (SMS, WAP, GSM) and wish to bring it over to the MTN network. This blog post intro paragraph engages readers by immediately addressing their problem in a clear and concise manner while also providing a solution.
Log in to the My Airtel portal using your MTN number.
Log out of your Airtel account (not MTN).
1. Enter your MTN number
2. Enter the IMEI of your SIM card into the online verification form
3. Hit the confirm button and then the submit button
4. Do not forget to make sure that you have re-confirmed your mobile number with the Airtel management team before proceeding to finish this process.
Dial *133# and follow the prompts
Step 1: First of all, before you can begin with this process, it is important that you are actually transferring your data to the wrong network. This may seem obvious, but trust us, there are a lot of people out there who go through this transfer in the wrong way and end up failing to do so because they didn't follow the correct procedure. That's why we will help you ensure that your transfer goes through smoothly.
One of the most common things people do when transferring their MTN data to a different network is by:
Using the websites
This might seem like a pain to some people, but it doesn't have to be. By simply using an app, it is possible to transfer data instantly. We will show you how to do so in the following section.
Dial *6*5*2# and follow the prompts
Step 1: Go to MTN customer care and follow the procedure carefully.
Step 2: Once you make contact with customer care personnel, they will guide you to the next step.
Step 3: Leave your number and we will send you an SMS to give you an alert on the status of the transfer.
Step 4: Enjoy your Airtel data transfer!
Voila! You are now in possession of the Airtel number. Here is a list of topics you may want to read from the blog:
How to switch from MTN to Airtel
How to change the international roaming to Airtel without changing your actual SIM card
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Instructions for Airtel to MTN
Here are the instructions for transferring data from MTN to Airtel:
Step 1: Prepare your new MTN SIM card by making sure that it is in working condition. Airtel doesn't give out new SIM cards to subscribers, you have to go to your nearest Airtel shop to get a new one.
Step 2: Download the Airtel app to your phone, download it and register if you haven't already.
Step 3: Go to the Shop and place your MTN SIM card inside the box provided.
Step 4: Enter your data on the screen and tap on the "Next" button.
Step 5: Place your old SIM card in the box provided.
Step 6: Take a selfie, and scan the QR code on your old MTN SIM card with the Airtel app to complete the process.
Step 7: On completion, a message from the Airtel shop will appear on your screen stating the transfer is complete.
I hope this blog post has helped you in your transition. Thank you for reading!