How To Change Or Reset MTN Airtime Transfer Pin

There are great features of telecommunication companies and technological advances. You can share Airtime and gift data to a friend from your MTN sim balances.

You don’t always need to buy airtime vouchers or load from banks since you have the privilege of sending from your airtime balance to another sim.

MTN charges #0 fees for this service and allows you to send a maximum of #100,000 per sim in 24 hours.

How To Change or Reset MTN Airtime Transfer PIN

Having registered on the MTN Share ‘N’ Sell program, MTN sets your default transfer PIN to ‘0000’.

how to change mtn transfer PIN

The fact that there is a general default password for all Share N Sell accounts, means that there are high-chance pilferers who might try this default PIN. Nothing changing this default PIN puts you at risk of getting robbed.

How To Change MTN Transfer PIN

To change your MTN transfer PIN, send an SMS in the format ‘Default PIN New PIN New PIN‘ to 777. 

E.g ‘0000 4112 4112’ to 777.


Dial *777*Default PIN*New PIN* New PIN# E.g *777*0000*4112*4112#

Note: You are required to set a four-digit PIN

How To Recover Forgotten MTN Transfer PIN

There isn’t any dedicated USSD code or Text command to recovering your forgotten MTN Transfer PIN, however, to resolve a forgotten MTN transfer PIN, MTN subscribers can call MTN customer care on 180 to resolve the issue.

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