MTN’s Gift Data service allows you to transfer data from your active data balance to your friends, buy data for friends, and request data from your friends. In essence, you can use the service to send and buy data bundles for your other smart phones, modems and tablets.

All customers on the MTN network can access the Data Gifting service

How to Gift MTN Data

You can access the service by dialing *131*7# on your phone, visiting myMTN App, sending SMS keyword, or dialing direct shortcodes for the respective options:

  • Transfer from Data Balance: simply dial *131*Phone number* Data amount# or, text Transfer<space>Phone number<space>Data amount and to 131.
  • Buy for a Friend: simply dial *131*Bundle Activation Code*Beneficiary’s Phone number#
  • Request from a Friend: simply dial *131*7*3#
  • View Pending Request: simply dial *131*7*4#

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