How to Transfer Airtime on Airtel (Updated)

Are you having issues on how to transfer airtime on Airtel sim? Do not worry anymore as we would lead you through the required steps. Transferring airtime using your Airtel number to another line isn’t a hard process.

What is Airtel Me2U

For you to transfer airtime from your Airtel line to another you would require Airtel Me2U. It is a service that gives you the opportunity as an Airtel user to share airtime and data with other Airtel lines.


This solely implies that you can share your data and airtime with family, spouse, colleagues and other loved one’s so far they are subscribed to Airtel.

However, there are some restrictions attached to it; you can’t share above 5000 naira a day.


How to Transfer Airtime on Airtel

To begin with, the USSD code required to transfer airtime from your Airtel line to another is *432# using Airtel Me2U. Having been clear on that, we would lead you through the needed process, below:

  1. To proceed, dial 432# using your preferred Airtel SIM.
  2. Secondly, choose 1 if you want to send Airtime from Airtel to Airtel or send airtime from Airtel to another network.
  3. Input the Airtel line you want to share the airtime to.
  4. Punch in your default Airtime transfer pin, which is 1234. Do that and the amount you transferred would be discounted from the Airtel airtime balance.

Note: for a direct transfer, you can dial *432* Airtel number* Airtime amount#.


Data Transfer Code on Airtel

You can also transfer data from your Airtel line to your family, friends, and colleagues who are Airtel users through Airtel Me2U. The amazing thing about it is that the process is easy and direct.

The USSD code for sharing data with other Airtel users is *141#. You would be given a detailed process, below:

  1. The first step is to dial *141# or *432# using the Airtel line of your choice.
  2. If it is *141# you choose, click on Airtel Me2U and send. If you selected *432# click on gift card, then send.
  3. Choose the number 2 option which is highlighted ( send DATA Me2U from existing allowance) then click send.
  4. Punch in the Airtel data amount that you want to share.
  5. Input your Airtel Me2U default code 1234, then confirm the transaction.

Note: you should keep in mind that there is a service charge of N10 for every Airtime or data shared with family friends, using the Airtel Me2U code.

How to Change Your Default Me2U Transfer Pin

To be on the safe side and ensure that your transactions are secured, remember to change your default Me2U transfer pin to something new. This can be achieved following this simple procedure:

In your text message box, input PIN – Default PIN – New PIN. That is the default PIN and the new PIN you want to change to.

Send the message to 432

If the feedback was successful, they would send you a message that they have changed the default PIN to the new PIN you inputted.

You can now successfully transfer airtime or data to other Airtel networks using your new PIN.

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