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How To Borrow Data on Airtel MTN, 9Mobile and GLO

How to Borrow Data From MTN, 9Mobile, Glo and Airtel Nigeria

Right here in this post, I’m going to share the latest codes to borrow data from all the network provider in Nigeria ( MTN, 9Mobile, Glo and Airtel) activation codes, service charges, validity, and how to pay back.

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I believe the introduction of codes to borrow data (MB) on MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9mobile Nigeria would be a perfect solution to have access to internet bundles at the time of emergency.

MTN, Glo, Airtel, and 9Mobile provides data borrowing services that allow eligible customers to borrow data on credit just as they would borrow airtime when they run out of data while browsing and automatically payback on their next recharge using borrow credit shortcodes.

These features are available only to prepaid subscribers who recharge at least a minimum of 100 – 500 naira monthly, depending on your network provider, the T&C Terms and Conditions may vary.
This feature was first introduced on MTN network and it was named “MTN XtraBytes” but here I’m telling you that all of the major network providers in Nigeria today have a means for you to easily borrow data and payback later without the need of buying airtime to subscribe for data bundle.
So if you are looking for simple codes to borrow data on Glo, MTN, Airtel and 9mobile below is a detailed guide for you to understand it easily.

How to Borrow Data From MTN

MTN XtraByte is a service that is only available to MTN prepaid subscribers who does always and regularly recharges there Mtn line for at least over 100 naira monthly.

To subscribe for this service on MTN, Simply Dial *606# then request for ExtraByte. E.g. 20mb for 57.50 naira 1Day.

Note: To use this service on MTN, you must be eligible and if you want to be sure about your eligibility status and assured that you can be eligible  simply dial *606# to check if you are qualified to subscribe to any of MTN ExtraBytes ranging from 20mb up to 750MB depending on the amount you are qualified to get.

Please note that the minimum you can borrow is 20Mb for N50 and the service will attract a 15% charge from your next recharge.


How To Borrow Data From 9Mobile

9Mobile customers who recharge at least N500 monthly can now borrow data on Etisalat by simply Dial *665*amount#.
For example, if you want to borrow N400 Data from 9mobile you will have to dial *665*400#.

Also, note that the service will attract a 15% charge from your next recharge. That is, if you borrow N1000 airtime, your phone will be credited with N900 on your next N1000 recharge.

How to Borrow Data on Glo Borrow Me Data Service

Glo borrow me data allows you to instantly get data from Glo on credit by sending a shortcode and on your next recharge, the amount of airtime equivalent to the data borrowed will be deducted from your main account.

If you are searching for Shortcode to borrow data on Glo, here is the predefined Shortcode to activate this service on your Glo SIM card is *321# >> press 3 (Borrow Data) >> reply with 1 for 50 naira data, 2 for 100 naira data subscription, 3 for 200 naira plan and activate your preferred option.

List of available codes to get the specified amount of data on Glo borrow me data, to activate any amount you are eligible for simply dial;

* 321 * 50 # = 22 MB for N 50 1 Day .
* 321 * 100 # = 80 MB for N 100 1 Day.
* 321 * 200 # = 218 for N 200 5 Days .
To check your borrow me data balance, reply with 99.


How To Borrow Data On Airtel

On the Airtel network, this service is called DataCredit. It allows only airtel customers to request for a data bundle when they run out of airtime or Airtel without worries by dialling a USSD or sending SMS to the shortcode which is 500.

To be able to borrow data on Airtel you need to be a consistent subscriber on Airtel for at least 3 months and must load a minimum of N250 monthly in order to be eligible.

To borrow MB or Internet data on Airtel in another way than SMS, simply dial *500*amount#. For example, dial *500*200# to borrow. The amount you’ll receive is less 15% service charge. That means if you request for 200MB data credits, your phone will be credited with 180Mb while 20mb worth 20N goes to Airtel as service charge.


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