Most of us have at one point in time stranded of airtime (have a zero credit balance). You might have money to purchase the airtime, but maybe nobody sell in your current location. It might also be because it is too late to go out and you need to make that important/urgent call. It for this reason that all Nigeria telecommunication companies (MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile) launch a platform that allow you to borrow airtime pending the time you were able to purchase a recharge card. Here is how to borrow credit on Glo, MTN, Airtel and 9mobile in January 2019.
This platform has saved a lot of people’s live, job, contract and am talking from experience. You can never run out of airtime again if you know how to purchase airtime from your mobile network/internet service provider. One odd thing (though understandable) about borrowing airtime from mtn, glo, airtel and 9mobile is that how much airtime you are allow to borrow depends on often you recharge monthly and how long you have been on the network.
One other important thing you should know is that the borrowed airtime or airtime borrowed will be deducted from your next recharge. So what do you say? let’s proceed to how you can borrow credit from glo, mtn, etisalat and airtel mobile networks in Nigeria.
How to Borrow Airtime on MTN Nigeria
MTN may tell you the service is available to all, but the truth is only subscribers that recharge at least 500 naira enjoy it most of the time.
Some lucky subscribers are able to borrow credit on mtn network without recharging close to N500 monthly.
To borrow credit from mtn Xtratime, dial *606# and follow the prompt. Reply with 1 to check eligibility, 2 to request for airtime, 3 to check borrowed credit balance, 4 for your xtratime history, 5 to learn more about mtn xtratime and 6 to exit.
The minimum amount you can borrow is 50 naira and you will be charge 10% of the borrowed amount. If you borrow N100, you will be credited with 90 naira.
How to Borrow Airtime on Glo Nigeria
Before Glo can borrow you airtime, you must have been on their network for about 4 month. But again, there are lucky people out there that nobody says No to.
You can borrow up to the highest amount you have recharged since you activated your line/sim/number.
Dial *321*amount#. For example to borrow N500 from glo, dial *321*500#. You will be credited with 450 naira. They also removes 10% as service charges.
How to Borrow Credit on 9mobile Nigeria
To borrow credit from 9mobile network, dial *665*amount#. For example to borrow N1000 worth of airtime, dial *665*1000#.
They also incur a 10% bank charges. Meaning you will be credited 900 for that 1000 naira you requested for.
9mobile Nigeria might only borrow you airtime, if you have a N900 as your minimum recharge monthly.
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How to Borrow Airtime on Airtel Nigeria
Just like Glo, you must be an active subscriber for about three month before you can borrow credit from airtel network. Also, you must load a minimum amount of 250 naira monthly.
Dial *500*amount# to request for airtime from airtel network. For example to borrow credit of like N100, dial *500*100#. You will be credited with 90 naira and N10 removed as service charges.
Let’s know if you have any problem while you try to borrow credit from 9mobile, glo, mtn and airtel GSM networks in Nigeria. Have a splendid day.