How to Load (MTN, Airtel, Glo, 9Mobile) Recharge Cards

Not much people still load recharge cards these days, many load their phones from their mobile apps and some do using USSD codes, since those processes are a lot easier and more convenient, in some cases some use third-party apps that shovel back at them some discount on recharges, such as Jumia One mobile app, Get Barter app, and Opay mobile app.

How to Load (MTN, Airtel, Glo, 9Mobile) Recharge Cards

How to load Airtel, Glo, 9Mobile and MTN recharge cards

But for the few that still do load recharge cards using vouchers, PINS or serial numbers, here is a very quick one, to help load recharge cards from the four major telecom providers namely  MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9Mobile operating in Nigeria.

Load Airtel Card

In order to load your Airtel Nigeria number, open the dialing app on your mobile and Dial-up *126*PIN# now press the send button to initiate the process. Airtel Nigeria recharge card voucher or PIN usually consists of 16 digits.

Take, for example, the voucher is 4444 4657 9089 6711, then input *126*4444465790896711# and then press the send button.

You can as well check your airtime balance by simply dialing *126# then Send/Ok

Load Glo Card

In order to load your GLO Nigeria number open the dialing app on your mobile and Dial-up *123*PIN# now press the send button to initiate the process. GLO Nigeria recharge card voucher or PIN usually consists of 15 digits.

Take for example, the voucher is 4444 4657 9089 6711, then input *123* 4444465790896711# and then press the send button.

To check airtime balance dial #124# then Send/Ok

Load 9Mobile Card

In order to load your Etisalat Nigeria number open the dialing app on your mobile and Dial-up *222*PIN# now press the send button to initiate the process. Etisalat Nigeria recharge card voucher or PIN usually consists of 15 digits.

Take for example, the voucher is 4444 4657 9089 6711, then input *222*4444465790896711# and then press the send button.

You can as well check your airtime balance by simply dialing *223# then Send/Ok

You can as well recharge airtime for 9mobile Friend and Family phone number from your mobile, all you need do is to dial up *222*PIN*Recipient’sNumber# and the recipient will receive the credited airtime almost immediately.

Load MTN Card

In order to load your MTN Nigeria number open the dialing app on your mobile and Dial up *555*PIN# now press the send button to initiate the process. MTN Nigeria recharge card PIN was formerly 12 digits but now 16 digits.

Take for Example, the voucher is 4444 4657 9089 6711, then input *555*4444465790896711# and then press the send button.

You can as well check your airtime balance by simply dialing *556# then Send/Ok

How to Load/Recharge on Jumia One Mobile App

If you have an Android Smartphone you can as well use numerous apps to recharge your phone easily, this comes handy in times you don’t get to buy recharge vouchers.

What you need to do is to open up Jumia mobile app on your phone and register an account if you don’t already have one, and if you don’t have the mobile app installed on your mobile, all you need to do is navigate to Google play store to download the app.

  1. Be sure you have an internet connection, open up the app and click on Airtime
  2. Pick the Network you wish to load recharge card for usually, MTN, Airtel, 9mobile, Glo
  3. Next is to input your phone number and the top-up amount then click on ‘Proceed to Pay’ Orange button
  4. On the next screen, you get to see the details of your order before clicking on the ‘Continue to Pay’ button to enter your credit/debit card details and conclude your order
  5. Once the order is successful, you will immediately be sent an airtime recharge of the actual amount paid for.

How to Load/Recharge on Opay Mobile App

On Opay

  1. Open up your Opay app
  2. Navigate to Airtime/Data menu and click on it
  3. Input the recipient number (yours/friend’s)
  4. Select the mobile operator from the dropdown
  5. Click on the Airtime Tab
  6. Select the amount you wish to recharge or enter the amount you want
  7. On the next screen make a payment from your Opay balance or click on the Balance top-up to recharge your account from your mobile bank.

We have also written a detailed guide on how to fund your Opay account from all mobile banking apps in Nigeria.

Other mobile apps to buy airtime or recharge card is VT Pass, Quickteller, Get Barter App, fairmoney mobile app, Kuda Bank mobile app etc.

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