How To Transfer Data From MTN To Airtel

Have you grown tired of running out of data on your Airtel line, and not being able to recharge immediately while having excess data on your MTN line? This guide on how to transfer data from MTN to Airtel will show you the possibility of how to transfer your excess MTN data to your Airtel line. 

Or maybe you have a friend or family member on the MTN network who needs some extra data or airtime? Whatever the case may be, transferring data from MTN to Airtel is a convenient and helpful solution, but the question is, is it possible to transfer or share data from MTN to Airtel. In this post, I will discuss the possible ways or not of transferring data from your MTN network to the Airtel network.  So, sit back, relax, and get ready to learn what you need to know on how to transfer data from MTN to Airtel. 

Can You Transfer Data From MTN To Airtel 

Unfortunately, transferring data from MTN to Airtel or any other telecommunication network in Nigeria is currently not possible. The current services offered by the networks do not allow for data transfers between subscribers. 

If you want to share data with someone on a different network, the best approach is to purchase data on their network and send it to them. Alternatively, you can use third-party services such as bank apps or reliable data sharing platforms to transfer data directly to them. 

Requirements For Data Transfer From MTN To Airtel 

Transferring data from MTN to MTN is a convenient way to share data with friends and family who are on the MTN network. However, it is important to note that transferring between telecommunication networks in Nigeria is not possible, therefore there are no requirements for data transfer between MTN and Airtel, this is because the service is not available in the first place. 

Having said that you can send data to another MTN subscriber, the first requirement is to have an active data plan on your Airtel line and sufficient data balance to transfer. You also need to have the mobile number of the recipient MTN subscriber on the MTN network.

Limit For MTN To Airtel Data Transfer  

Data transfer among subscribers across different networks is not available in Nigeria, this is because data transfer from MTN to Airtel is not possible. This means therefore there is no talk of data transfer limit for a data transfer service that is not available in the first place. But MTN has a data transfer limit for data transfers within the MTN network. 

How To Transfer Data From MTN To Airtel With USSD

Transferring data on the MTN network using the USSD code can be done using the code *312#. You can dial this code and then follow the following prompts to transfer and share data from an MTN line to another MTN line. 

The *312# USSD code does not work for data transfer from MTN to Airtel, or any of the other big telecommunication networks including Glo and 9Mobile. So if anyone tells you that you can transfer data from MTN to Airtel it’s a fat lie. 

How To Transfer Data From MTN To Airtel Using SMS 

You are probably thinking the SMS method of data sharing can be used to transfer data from MTN to Airtel, but that is not the case, because you cannot also send or transfer data from MTN to Airtel using the SMS method. 

The SMS method of transferring or sharing data is only available and works for data transfers within the MTN network. This means that you can only use the SMS data sharing channel for sending data among MTN subscribers and not outside the network.   

How To Transfer Data From MTN To Airtel Using App

Transferring data between different telecommunication networks in Nigeria is currently not possible, even if you’re using the mobile app of any of the telecommunication networks. You are probably wondering why not, well the network operators have not given any reason for. 

MTN subscribers cannot transfer data across networks but within the MTN network.  You can only perform mobile app data transfer within the MTN network, and between and among MTN subscribers, but not for subscribers on the Airtel network or any other network. You cannot also transfer data from MTN to Airtel using any third party app currently. 

FAQ On How To Transfer Data From Mtn To Airtel

Can I Transfer Data From MTN to Airtel?

No, you cannot transfer data from MTN to Airtel using the MTN data share service, or any other data transfer channels. 

How do I transfer data from MTN to Airtel?

It is not possible to transfer data from MTN to Airtel, by any of the available data transfer channels, subscribers cannot also use any alternative data transfer channels. 

Is there a limit to the amount of data I can transfer from MTN to Airtel?

Transferring data from MTN to Airtel is not possible, therefore there is no talk of a limit to the amount of data you can transfer from MTN to Airtel. 

How much does it cost to transfer data from MTN to Airtel?

There is no cost for transferring data from MTN to Airtel, because it is not possible to transfer data from MTN to Airtel.

Can I transfer data from Airtel to MTN?

No, you cannot transfer data from Airtel to MTN. The data share service is only available for MTN to MTN transfers and MTN to Airtel transfers.

In conclusion, transferring data from MTN to MTN is a simple and straightforward process that can save you a lot of money and hassle. But the same is not the case when it comes to transferring data from MTN to Airtel, as you have learnt from this guide it is not possible to send or transfer data by any means from an MTN line to an Airtel line. If you wish to give data to a subscriber on another network from MTN, you will have to purchase the data for the subscriber directly. 

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