How to Share or Transfer Data on Airtel 2020

How to Share or Transfer Data on Airtel 2020

Airtel, one of the best and fast growing telecommunication companies in Nigeria has been out to satisfy her customers.How to Share or Transfer Data on Airtel 2020

Of late, Airtel customers’ been laying complains on how to share or transfer data on Airtel in Nigeria, some have their Airtel Me2U PIN blocked and need help, while some need guidelines on how to reset their Airtel data transfer PINs, how to share data on Airtel app and how to activate Airtel transfer code.

Be assured, this article has got what you need.

Airtel has made it simple already by providing various ways to share data to friends and one of the most populous of all is the use of *141# code.

You can use this same code for data gifting as well.

Just so you know what “Data Gifting” means;

 

What is Airtel Data Gifting?

Airtel introduced a service called data gifting some years ago to help Airtel subscribers use their airtime credit to buy data for their friends who may be in need of data.

This service was added as part of Airtel measures to make life better for Airtel users.

When you send data to your friend using your airtime credit, what you’ve just done is “Data Gifting”.

This could be achieved through one single code and this same code could also help you data gift a friend, ask a friend for data and share data using Airtel Me2U and this code is known as the SmartSHARE code.

Without much ado, let’s head to how to share or transfer data on Airtel 2020.

 

How to Share or Transfer Data on Airtel 2020

There are many ways to share or transfer data on Airtel to your friends without stress. While some of these methods do not require internet connection, only one of these methods uses internet and that makes it even easier.

You can share your data with friends using the following methods;

How to share or transfer data on Airtel on Airtel website

How to share or transfer data on Airtel with Airtel SmashSHARE (Me2U).

How to share or transfer data on Airtel with Airtel app

But before we proceed, let’s learn how use the Airtel data gifting service to send data to your friends with your airtime credit.

 

How do I Change my SmartSHARE PIN?





Remember, data gifting is totally different from data sharing or data transfer.

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Below is the procedure to data gifting;

To gift data to your friends, you must first change your default PIN. To change your default PIN, follow the steps below;

  • On your phone, dial *141#
  • Press 6
  • Press 1 to change from default PIN
  • Enter old PIN (If you’re the service for the first time, use 1234 as old PIN)
  • Enter new PIN
  • Re-enter the new PIN
  • Finally you’ve successfully changed your PIN and ready to share data, gift data and request data from a friend if you want.

 

How do I Share Data to My Friends on Airtel?

To gift data to your friend (in otherwords “send data to your friend with your airtime credit”), follow the instructions below;

  • On your phone, dial *141#
  • Press 6 (You should see about 4 options which are: Change PIN [Default PIN – 1234], Data gifting, Ask a friend and Data Me2U)
  • Press 2; Data Gifting
  • Select the data bundle plan you wish to gift your friend (Which includes the daily, weekly, monthly and bi-monthly data plan)
  • Select the amount with data attached
  • Press 1 to activate
  • Enter recipient’s phone number
  • Enter PIN to proceed





You’ve successfully gift data using your airtime credit to your friend.

Now that you’ve known how to change your PIN on Airtel SmarSHARE, let’s move on to share data to our friends.

Just so you know, we have a surprise for Airtel users in our other article. Its a cheat on how to get 1GB data plan.

How to Share or Transfer Data on Airtel on Airtel Website

To share or transfer data on Airtel website requires internet connection.

It’s a simple process to follow once your internet is on.

To achieve this, follow the steps below;

  • Go to Airtel website
  • Tap on “Pay and Recharge” on the top bar of the website
  • Select “Data Bundle”
  • Select “Data Offers”
  • Next, select “Data Plans”
  • Fill in the details of your data bundle and click on “Proceed”

How to Share or Transfer Data on Airtel 2020

  • Choose your payment method and click on “Pay”
  • Confirm your phone number, fill in your debit card details and proceed to pay.
  • Once it’s done processing, payment your data will be credited in data account balance.
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For those Airtel users who need to share data without internet, here’s an option for you.

 

How to Subscribe Data on Airtel with Airtel SmashSHARE (Me2U)

Airtel SmartShare isnothing but the use of Airtel Me2U code to carry out transaction of data and airtime credit.

To share your data using this method, follow the steps below;



  • On your phone, dial *141#
  • Press 2 to buy a data bundle
  • Select your preferred data plan
  • Select your preferred data amount
  • Press 1 to continue
  • Decide what happens if your data is exhausted and you’ve just been credit with your selected data bundle.

 

How to Share or Transfer Data on Airtel with Airtel App

To share or transfer Airtel with Airtel App;

  • Download and install Airtel App
  • Enter your phone number and verify it
  • On Airtel App platform, click on data bundle
  • Select your data plan and amount
  • Enter your phone number and click on proceed

 

Just like we mentioned earlier, there’re many things you could achieve using the Airtel SmartSHARE code and one of them is putting up a request to your friend to send you data.

 

How to Request Airtel Data Bundle from Your Friend

Most people do not know this service actually exist on Airtel.

Well, it does!!

Airtel is actually searching for all means possible to give a better life to her users.

You could be stranded online and need data when you not have the money or airtime credit to buy. Simply send a request to your friend to bail you out.

How do you do that?

Still the same Airtel SmartSHARE code;

  • Dial *141# on your phone
  • Press 6 for Data gifting
  • Press 3 to request for data from your friend
  • Enter benefactor’s number (Phone number of your friend you wish to request data from)
  • And your request is successfully sent.

 

How much Data Are You Allowed to Share Per Day?

Airtel has given her users the privilege to share or transfer data up to an amount of 200MB in a day.

Whereby other telecommunication networks like MTN does not allow that amount.

 

How to Reset Your Airtel SmartSHARE (Me2u) PIN

You wish to share or transfer your data or do other transactions with your Airtel but you’ve lost your Me2U PIN?
It happens often times.

To retrieve your lost Airtel PIN, follow the instructions below;



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How to Share or Transfer Data on Airtel 2020

  • Click on “i forgot my security question” if you can’t recall it

How to Share or Transfer Data on Airtel 2020

 

  • In the space provided, enter your phone number and tap on “Login” (Your security question will be sent to your phone)
  • Enter your security answer and submit
  • Default PIN will be sent to your phone
  • Follow the guidelines above on how to change SmartShare PIN to immediately change your PI

 

In Summary

With the simple step by step guide on how to share or transfer data on Airtel 2020, you cannot have any issues on that anymore.

We even went as far as adding extra tips on how to share data using various methods like the Airtel app, Me2U code and using Airtel website.

Feel free to drop your comment in the comment box below if you have any challenge regarding this guide.

 

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