There keeps being lots of requests and comments on this blog from the ISP MTN subscribers on how they can go about the MTN Share and Sell program, I decided to write a detailed blog post on how to use MTN Share and Sell to transfer airtime from one MTN line to another, the MTN airtime transfer codes available, what it is all about, how to transfer credit with this program, the default pin and how to change your PIN on MTN share and sell.

MTN share and sell

Let’s get this article started. Firstly, lets have a brief introduction to the MTN Share and Sell for a better understanding.

What is MTN Share and Sell

According to the MTN website;

Share ‘n Sell is an MTN service you can use to send credit from your MTN account to other MTN customers’ account. With Share ‘n Sell, you can keep your family and friends topped up and connected! In addition, transferring credit using Share ‘n Sell is FREE.

From the above paragraph, it should be obvious to you that the MTN share and sell is a simple MTN service you can use in transferring credit between two or more MTN sim cards/lines at a Free cost.  You might want to know who is eligible for MTN share and sell? It is open to everyone using the MTN network for free.

You might want to know that MTN has the data sharing scheme known as MTN Data Share.

How To Activate/Register MTN Share and Sell

If you wish to activate the MTN share and sell on your line, it is quite simple and straightforward. All you have to do to activate MTN Share n Sell is change your default PIN to any PIN you can remember and you’ll be able to transfer credit/airtime using this service. Check below for how to the default PIN and how to change it.

What Is MTN Share and Sell Default PIN?

The MTN Share and Sell default PIN is 0000. That is to say zeros into four places.

How To Change Your MTN Share and Sell PIN

For security purposes, it is quite necessary you change your default PIN to something secured and unique which you can easily remember. It would help keep you secure from people who might want to steal your credits because the default PIN is quick easy to remember. If you do not know how to create strong passwords, read the article from the link below.

There are two ways to change the PIN. Via SMS and via a USSD code. Firstly let me give you the SMS method.

  • You can change your PIN at any time by sending an SMS with default PIN New PIN New PIN to 777. For example, send an SMS with ‘0000 1234 1234’ to 777.

Secondly, here is how to change MTN share and sell PIN via USSD code

  •  You can also change your PIN by dialing *601*default PIN*New PIN* New PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press ok.  For example, dial *601*0000*1234*1234#and then send/ok

 How To Transfer Airtime or Credit on MTN

There are also two approaches to this. Firstly the SMS and secondly the USSD method.
Let me guide you through this two ways to transfer MTN credit.

  • You can transfer credit from your phone to another MTN customer’s phone at any time by sending an SMS with Transfer, Recipient’s Number, Amount and PIN to 777. For example, you can send an SMS with ‘Transfer 08031234567 1500 1234’ to 777. Upon sending this message, you will receive an SMS asking you to confirm that you want to make the transfer by sending an SMS with ‘YES’ to 777

Here is how to transfer MTN credit from one SIM to another using USSD code

  • You can also transfer credit from your phone to another MTN customer’s phone by dialing *600*Recipient’s Number*Amount*PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press ok. For example dial *600*08031234567*1500*1234# and then send/ok.

Which MTN Tariff Plan Supports MTN Share and Sell

First off, it is important you know that MTN Share and Sell Service is not one of the numerous MTN Tariff Plans, it is only a service that allows MTN subscriber send money between their lines. So when people ask questions like “Does MTN Pulse Support Share and Sell?” You should know that all MTN Tariff plans support Share n Sell.

Now, this is all about the MTN Share and Sell, how to transfer credit, how to change the MTN default PIN and all about the MTN share and Sell. Please share this article with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.

Here’s a quick video that would also guide you through the process


  1. share and sell mtn is very crucial and valuable. Thanks for this MTN Share and Sell, Transfer Credit and PIN article

  2. I registered a pin on my mtn share and sell but I can’t remember my pin, so pla how do I get my pin back or change d previous one to a new pin. Tanks in anticipation.

  3. I’ve tried to change the default pin, by sending 0000 my new pin twice, eg 0000 4444 4444 to 777. But I keep getting a message that the default pin is wrong, & that I should send the proper default pin. If the Mtn default pin is 0000, which one is the proper default pin again? How do I know the proper default pin to my sim if its not 0000?


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