MTN XtraTime

MTN XtraTime allows eligible customers access airtime on credit when their account balance is too low to have ordinarily continued with an on-going call. The airtime received on credit can be used for all chargeable activities on the MTNN network.


Who can use MTN XtraTime?

MTN XtraTime will be available to active prepaid MTNN customers. Other eligibility criteria include:

  • SIM must be prepaid
  • SIM must be registered
  • Customer's main account balance must be between N0 and N12
  • MTN's consideration of Customer's monthly recharge frequency
  • MTN's consideration of Customer's average monthly spend
  • Customer must have paid up any previous XtraTime request and the charges associated thereto.

How to access MTN XtraTime

Customers can access MTN XtraTime by dialling *606#.
The following Menu will then be displayed:

Customers can then subsequently check eligibility status, request for Airtime (XtraTime), request for Data (XtraByte) and learn more about XtraTime by selecting “Next”.


Receiving MTN XtraTime credit

When an eligible customer requests for XtraTime, the XtraTime credit will beloaded in a special XtraTime account once the request is approved. Customers can check their Special XtraTime account balance by dialling *606#.


Using MTN XtraTime

Airtime advanced with MTN XtraTime can be used for all chargeable activities on the MTNN network. Once XtraTime credit is exhausted, customers will not be able to perform any other chargeable activities until the XtraTime borrowed is paid for.


MTN XtraTime Service charge

MTN XtraTime attracts a service charge of 15% of the airtime borrowed.
For example, if N100 XtraTime is requested for, a service fee of N15 is first deducted, and the remaining N85 is credited to the customer’s special XtraTime account.


Paying back MTN XtraTime

Customers can use the usual balance enquiry command (*556#) to check the outstanding XtraTime amount owed. This command will return a negative value showing the outstanding XtraTime amount. This owedamount will be recovered at the very next recharge made by the customer. In cases where the recharge amount is less than the outstanding XtraTime amount, subsequent recharges will be used to recover whatever is outstanding.

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