How to borrow Airtime from MTN is one of questions I have been asked repeatedly lately so I decided to come up with this article with a detail and in-depth fast and easy steps to achieve that, read to the end.
MTN is one of the oldest and most widely used mobile phone networks in Nigeria, with millions of subscribers nationwide.
Been out of airtime should not be a reason to make us stop calling with our loved ones especially when it’s urgent and you are out of cash
Are you low on credit? And already frustrated and confused?? Do you know you can actually borrow card or airtime from mtn and pay back later? Yes it’s called the mtn xtratime services. It’s a service provided by mtn that allows you to borrow airtime anytime you’re low on credit and then pay later with your next recharge and it’s works fast.
Low or insufficient airtime have really left many people stranded and put them in difficult situations. I remember back in the day before the mtn xtratime was introduced, when so many I know missed important meetings and opportunities as a result of low airtime and I’m also sure you reading this have at some point found yourself in a situation where you really needed to make a call across to someone but discovered that you had insufficient airtime to make the call.
But thank goodness, MTN has two features that allow customers to either borrow airtime and pay back later; those features are called ExtraTime and ExtraByte respectively.
If you are looking for how to borrow airtime from MTN then thanks to God you met our content ready to the end pls..
In this article I shall be showing you two ways and code you can use to borrow airtime from MTN very fast in 2022.
Let move in to it proper now…….
How to borrow Airtime from MTN: how to be qualify
MTN XtraTime is a service that allows you to borrow airtime on credit when you run out of airtime and payback on your next recharge. MTN XtraTime is available to ONLY Prepaid customers that are eligible for the service.
To be eligible for XtraTime service, you MUST:
Be a Prepaid customer
Have registered your phone number
Have been on the MTN network for more than 3 months
Have spent at least N200 monthly for 3 months
Have between N0 and N75 in your main account
Paid-up any outstanding XtraTime loan request.
Aslo, while some mtn sims are eligible to borrow up to 400 naira or 500 naira airtime, some other sims can only be able to borrow just 100 naira or 200 naira airtime, some are even only eligible for 50 naira airtime. This actually narrow down on how often you recharge your mtn line and the amount you always recharge with will determine the amount of airtime you can be eligible to borrow, they can give you what the guess you wont pay back.
How to borrow Airtime from MTN
Below are methods on how to borrow airtime from MTN.
There are two methods that is enable by MTN to borrow Airtime once you have confirmed as a subscriber that you are eligible for the service they are:
How to borrow Airtime from MTN Using *606# Menu:
1.Simply dial *606# and select XtraTime
- Then select your preferred amount from the list
- After selecting your preferred amount, the system will then send you a message with the amount you are about to borrow and the applicable service fee for you to confirm the transaction.
- Once you confirm your transaction, the system will deduct the service fee, credit your XtraTime account with the remaining airtime balance and send you a successful notification message.
How to Borrow MTN Airtime using 606 IVR:
1.To borrow airtime from MTN simply Dial 606 and the system will play an announcement for you to select your preferred language, either English, Igbo Hausa or Yoruba.
2.Then selecting your preferred language, you will be required to select either XtraTime or XtraByte.
3.Once you select XtraTime, the system will then play out all the airtime amount that you can borrow.
4.You can then select your preferred amount from the list
5.After selecting your preferred amount, the system will then play an announcement with the amount you are about to borrow and the applicable service fee for you to confirm the transaction.
6.Once you confirm your transaction, the system will deduct the service fee, credit your XtraTime account with the remaining airtime balance and send you a successful notification message.
mtn xtra time balance
You can’t check or see your mtn xtratime balance using the usual method of checking your mtn account balance. For reasons best known to mtn, your xtratime balance won’t display in your main account balance, you’ll only see a constant negative figure of the airtime you borrowed.
Tocheck and know your mtn xtratime balance dial *606#, select 3 (My Account), select 2 (Account Balance). Once you do that, your xtratime balance will pop up immediately and you’ll see your remaining xtratime balance.
In conclusion You can borrow credit or airtime form mtn by dialing *606#, select from the airtime options available for you and then press send. Your account will be credited with the airtime and a 15% service fee will be charged for every airtime you borrow, this borrowed airtime will be deducted from your next recharge simple and fast.
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