how to transfer / share airtel mb (data bundle) with friends

As part of airtel nigeria innovative services they have lunched the opportunity for one to share data bundle (subscription) between friends and colleagues as this could useful to most postpaid bb subscribers who don’t use their data cap too often you can simply transfer it to your kids , friends who might need them using any of these codes :
for Airtel 25MB
Dial *141*712*11*recipent#

for Airtel 60MB
Dial *141*712*9*recipent number#

*141*712*4*recipent number#.
Recipent Number is the number you want to transfer the data cap to.
Example: if you are transferring 10mb to This Number
you will dial *141*712*11*0708xxxxxxxx# and press SEND.

Updated! July 2016

Steps to Share or Transfer Airtel Data Bundle (MB) Plans with Friends

A lot of complains has been made about the former procedure which happens to be true. Airtel recently updated their data bundle plans and sharing codes.

This part is created to guide you on the proper steps to take when buying a data bundle plan for someone else or sharing your with family and friends.

Note that the recent data share capability on the Airtel Nigeria’s network is code-named SmartSHARE and lets you have access to:-

Now to share Airtel MB in the latest update, you will need dial *141# USSD code on your phone, press * from the next window and then select either data share or gifting from the options provided.

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i want to share airtel data to my friend but it write ussd code invalid what wil i do

Posted on May 24th, 2016

Obasi Miracle

I have updated the post with a data sharing method that works.

Posted on May 24th, 2016

James Kyanyon

I have tried to transfer data to a friend using the above codes but I saw ussd string no.not recognized.please put me through

Posted on June 9th, 2016


I have tried it and is not working pls can we have the right source because in ne
ed it help out plz

Posted on July 1st, 2016

Obasi Miracle

Thanks for your feedback Kufre,
I have updated the content with a data gifting method that really works. Thanks for the heads-up.

Posted on July 1st, 2016


Heya i am for the first time here. I came across this board and I find It truly useful & it helped me out much. I hope to offer one thing back and help others such as you helped me.

Posted on July 3rd, 2016


how to transfer Airtel data to my friends and airtime

Posted on July 6th, 2016

Obasi Miracle

Dial the USSD code in the updated section of this post.

Posted on July 6th, 2016

Austin N

Can one transfer data from airtel Android Data bundle? And not the ordinary data plan?

Posted on July 14th, 2016

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