How to Share Your Mobile Data bundle on MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile

In case you were wondering if it is possible to Share Data bundle on MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile, it is my pleasure to tell you that - Impossible is Nothing

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So sit back and relax, as I show you how to share data packages to several devices, third-parties and beneficiaries.

How to Share Your Mobile Data Packages on MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile

How to Share Data on MTN

Before you can share data on MTN Nigeria Network, you must first register for MTN Data Share by dialing *131*2*1# or by sending REG to 131. 

You will receive a unique security PIN for registration, from MTN!

How to change your security PIN on MTN Data Share 

Change your security PIN by dialing *131*2*5# or by sending a message CHANGE with your old pin typed right in front of the word change and your new pin right after the old one to 131.

For example, “CHANGE 8888 9999”, where “8888” is your previous or former PIN and “9999” is your new Pin for Data share.

Once you’ve successfully changed your pin, add beneficiaries (those you want to share your mobile data with) to MTN Data Share Acct by dialing *131*2*3#.

You can add up to 5 third party or beneficiary numbers.

After you have added beneficiaries or third party, you (the sponsor) will be able to share your available data bundle with the added beneficiaries by sending the keyword Share to 131 or simply dial USSD code *131*2*4#

How to Share and UnShare Data on Glo

To share your data plan with your friends and family on GLO Network,

  • Dial *127*01*recipient GLO number#
To stop sharing your data bundle

  • Dial *127*02*recipient GLO number#


  • To share:  Dial *127*01*08055555555#
  • To stop sharing: Dial *127*02*08055555555#

How to Share Data on Airtel NG

To share data with your loved ones on Airtel Nigeria's Smart Share services is very simple.

You can even transfer data in Megabytes and Gigabytes using a simple USSD code.

The Airtel Smart-Share service consists of a bouquet of offerings that allows internet data bundles to be used by more than one customer in any of the following ways:

  • Me2U: sending a bundle from your currently active bundle

  • Gifting: buy a bundle for another line

Here’s how to share data on Airtel

  • To share MB on Airtel, kindly dial *141*1*5# and then follow the menu prompt to change your pin and share data.
  • Dial *141# >> Select 5 for Data gifting and sharing >> Select Data Gifting or Data Me2U to continue.

Note: Default PIN is 1234

How to Share Data on 9mobile

  • To Share Data on 9mobile simply dial  *229*PIN*Volume of MB*9Mobile Number#. E.g, to share 20MB of data, do this… *229*1234*20*08090000001#

  • To Change data transfer default Pin (0000), kindly dial *247*Old PIN*New PIN#.

How much data do you consume on a daily basis?

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