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What is MTN Data Gifting? All You Need To Know

MTN Data Gifting is a service that allows subscribers to gift data bundles to friends, family, loved ones and also send data bundle to their other smartphones, modems, Tablets etc. with ease as this enables them to pay for data bundles on behalf of their loved ones.

MTN Data Gifting
MTN Data Gifting

How It works?

  1. You can simply gift data to loved ones by dialling *131*7#
  2. Select the preferred data bundle
  3. Then enter beneficiary’s phone number.

Basic Facts About The MTN Data Gifting Service

You can enjoy the Data gifting service by simply dialling *131*7#

Subscribers will no longer be required to provide a PIN for this service.

The different bundle categories – daily, weekly, monthly etc. can be gifted through this service.

Data is not automatically gifted as you can only gift data bundle through accessing the service.

Data bundles can be gifted multiple times by the customer provided there is sufficient credit/airtime on his/her line.

The unused main data bundle element can be rolled over as long as you buy or receive another bundle before the current bundle expires or within the allowed grace period

For auto-renewal of the bundle to occur, subscribers can send the opt-in Keyword to 131.

If the subscriber receives a data gift with multiple data bundles active on his/her line, the data bundle with the least validity will be used first.

You will enjoy device bonus on gifted data plan if you are eligible for the offer.

The data Gifting Service is available to all MTN Customers.

To check balance of the gifted data bundle, the following channels can be used.

How To Check Balance

  • SMS: Texting 2 to 131
  • USSD: Dialing *131*4#
  • MyMTNApp

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