Retrieve MTN Transfer Pin – Do you know that you cannot transfer airtime to another Mtn line without a transfer pin? MTN transfer PIN is always required to complete airtime transfer. The MTN transfer PIN is a four-digit code that you need to send a credit to your friend on the MTN network. This article will give you full procedures on How to Retrieve MTN Transfer Pin 2021.
Mtn has over 60 million users in Nigeria and over 235 million users in Africa, making it the largest telecommunication both in Nigeria and Africa.
Ever since MTN introduced MTN share n sell’, most users have encountered one problem or the other in making the transfer with their MTN sim. Do you have an MTN sim and want to transfer your airtime but don’t know how to change or reset your MTN transfer pin?
Did you lost or forgot your pin and want to know how to change your forgotten mtn transfer pin? all these questions and more is what we’re going to answer in this post.
- How to Reset Mtn Share and Sell Pin
- How do I Retrieve my Old MTN Transfer Pin?
- What is MTN Default Pin?
- How to Change Transfer Pin on Mtn
- How Do I Change my MTN Transfer Pin?
Sincerely, I have Seen People Who have lost or Forgot their Mtn Transfer Pin Number, they just don’t know what to do, and all they keep on doing is calling MTN Customer Care Service which Takes lots of time and Battery Life.
Some say they don’t know how to change or reset their MTN transfer pin, some say they have forgotten their MTN transfer pin and don’t know how to change it and some even say they don’t even know how to transfer airtime from the MTN line to another MTN line.
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What is MTN Default Pin?
This is a pin assigned to you on default by MTN for airtime transfers. The pin is 0000 but you need to change or reset it before transferring airtime from your MTN line.
Before getting to this post I’m sure you’re already familiar with MTN share n sell’ so there’s no point beating around the bush but for the sake of people that are not too familiar with it, here’s a quick summary.
Mtn Share n Sell is a service provided by MTN that allows you to transfer/send/share your airtime with your family and friends. Basically, this means you can send airtime, that’s your credit to your friends from your own airtime.
For example, if you have N100 in your account balance, you can share/send N50 from that your airtime to anybody using MTN, sounds cool right?
Now before you can use this service you already have a default pin 0000 already assigned to you by MTN. If it’s your first time to transfer MTN airtime that is the pin that will be given to you for transfer, however, you’re allowed to change or reset this MTN transfer pin to your own personal pin that you can remember.
How Do I Retrieve my Old MTN Transfer Pin?
To retrieve your old MTN transfer pin just dial 180 (MTN customer care), tell them your name and reason for calling. They will ask you a few questions and give you directions on what to do, before 24 hours you’ll get your new MTN transfer pin or you follow the steps below.
Step 1: Go to Your Message, Then create a new Message and Type Yes.
Then send it to 556
Step 2: Wait for a few Minutes, MTN will send you a message exactly like this:
welcome to share & sell, your default new pin is 0000.MTN recommends you reset the pin.
Then Text Your New Pin to 556. eg. 0000 2222 2222 and send it to 556, You will receive a message that your pin has been reset
Step 3: That’s It!
Your Lost Or Forgotten Mtn Transfer Pin has been retrieved free without calling customer Care Service Or Pay to retrieve it.
How to Change Transfer Pin on Mtn
Before you can be able to transfer MTN airtime to another MTN line you need to change your default transfer pin which is 0000.
This pin was automatically assigned to you by MTN for making transfers, but you wouldn’t want to use that would you? I guess not, you’re smarter than that.
For security reasons, it’s important to change this transfer pin first to your own personal pin that you can remember in order to avoid the illegal transfer of your airtime from unauthorized people. Now how do you do that?
There are basically two ways of changing or resetting your MTN transfer pin
1. Through Text Message
To use this method using your mobile device just go to message > create a message and write using this format – Default pin[space]New pin[space]New pin and send to this MTN number 777
Example: if the personal pin you want to change to is 2938 then your message should go like this; 0000 2938 2938 send to 777
Make sure you repeat your new pin twice as done up there, it’s very important for confirmation.
After sending the text, you’ll receive a notification message confirming your change of pin.
Remember: 0000 was your default pin and you won’t be needing it again while 2938 is the new pin you’ll be transferring with and don’t share it with anyone.
If you can’t go through all the message methods of changing your transfer pin don’t worry, there is an easier method of doing that, follow-through below.
2. Through USSD Code
Don’t waste time just dial 600Default pinNew pinNew pin#
Example: if your new pin is 2938 then using your phone dial 600000029382938# and send(call).
That’s it you have successfully changed your transfer pin. You can now transfer MTNairtime to another MTN line using your new pin, see how to do it below very easily.
How Do I Change my MTN Transfer Pin?
To change your MTN transfer pin; type as a message with your mobile device: Default pin[space]New pin[space]New pin and send to this mtn number 777
Example: If the new pin you’re changing to is 8347, remember it must be four digits, don’t go and add extra.
Then type this in your message; 0000 8347 8347 and send it to 777.
You can as well dial 600Default pinNew pinNew pin# and send/call. Example: If the new pin you’re changing to is 8347, then use your phone and dial 600000083478347# and send/call.
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