How To Transfer Airtime on Airtel [Updated 2021]

Do you have an Airtel SIM and don’t know how to transfer Airtime on the Airtel network from one line to the other? Well, you do not have to worry at all. It is not so difficult to transfer airtime from one line to another at all.

With over 60 million subscribers, Airtel Nigeria remains one of the largest telecommunication networks in Nigeria. In this article, we will show you the easy ways by which you can transfer airtime from one line to another on the Airtel Network. You can also check out how to transfer airtime on MTN and how to transfer airtime on 9mobile.

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Airtel Me2U

 The Airtel Me2U service is special, it allows you as a subscriber to share your credit and data with other users on the Airtel Network. This means that you can recharge your line and share it with your friends and families, or colleagues, so far they are on the Airtel network. However, it is important to note that you cannot transfer more than N5000 per day. See how to share data on Airtel.

How to change your default Me2U Transfer Pin

To ensure that your transactions are secure, ensure that you change your default PIN to a new one. You can do this by doing the following:

  • In your text message box write PIN – default PIN – new PIN. That is PIN 0000 6565
  • Send the message to 432
  • If this is successful, they will send you a message that they have successfully changed your PIN to 6565
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After this, you can transfer your credit to any other person on the Airtel Mobile network.

How to transfer Credit on Airtel Lines:

To borrow data on your Airtel Line, simply follow these steps:

  • Dial *432# on the line you want to transfer from\
  • Select transfer Airtime
  • Enter the number of the recipient
  • Input your Me2U pin
  • Confirm your transfer by replying with 1

Asides from the above method, you can also transfer your airtime by sending a message containing 2u Phone  Number  Amount  PIN to 432. For example, if you want to transfer N1000 and your PIN is 6565, you will send 2u 08012345678 1000 6565 to 432.

Please note, all successful transfers cost N10. However, they will not charge you for PIN changes or service inquiries.

Airtel Credit me Service

The Airtel Credit me service enables you to request airtime and pay on your next recharge. One of the wonderful things about this service is that you can also request airtime from your friend or family on the Airtel network. So, if you are in a situation where you do not have enough airtime to make an urgent call, you can ask your friends and families. To do this, all you have to do is dial *141*8*recipient number#. The recipient will then get a message from you requesting that he or she recharge you(Please Credit Me).


We believe that after reading through, by now you should be able to transfer Airtime from your line to others on the Airtel network. Me2U is really a great initiative by Airtel. You do not need to look for Airtime vouchers before you can recharge your friends and families. All you need to do is just transfer.


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