Recharging one’s mobile line has never been easier as GTBank Nigeria has rolled out several methods to quickly buy/purchase call credit or mobile recharge as it’s often called and get billed from your GTB account. I remember I recently put up an article on this blog where I detailed the step by step procedures involved in recharging your line using the GTB mobile app. This time, it’s been simplified with even simpler options where all you need do is send an SMS or recharge via dialing the GTBank recharge code/shortcode.

simplest ways to recharge via GTBank in Nigeria

Yes, you read the last sentence right. With the new GTBank recharge process, you simply need to send an SMS or dial a shortcode from your line, your account get’s billed and you automatically have airtime/call credit topped up on your mobile line.

Why Should You Use the GTBank Airtime Recharge Code?

The reason behind the existence of the GT bank airtime recharge code, is wrapped around improving airtime purchase, making it stress-free. With this technology, GT bank is promising its customers instant airtime top up when you use their recharge code.

With GTBank airtime recharge code, you can top up airtime on Glo , Etisalat, Airtel and 9Mobile network.

Note: You must use the same phone number which is registered on your GTB account. If not, this tutorial won’t work for you. If you might have misplaced your line used in your account registration, you’ll need to visit the nearest GTB branch so they get your new line running with your account.

Method 1: How To Recharge via GTB SMS

It’s quite easy, follow the steps below.

1. Launch the SMS app of your mobile phone and type “Network Amount NUBAN no.“. For instance, if you want to recharge your MTN line with 750 recharge, type “MTN 750 1234567890“. Please type without quotes, and remember that your NUBAN number refers to your GTB account number.

2. Send the SMS to 080766655555.

That’s all you need do as your phone would get recharged with your desired airtime as your accounts gets billed accordingly.

Method 2: Buying Airtime via GTBank’s USSD Recharge ShortCode

This method is easier and yet effective to recharging via GTBank. All you need do is detailed as follows.

How To Recharge Your Registered Line

  • Dial *737*Amount# and that’s it.

For instance, you want a N1,500 recharge, dial *737*1500# from the line used in your GTBank registration.

How To Recharge other Lines

  • Dial *737*amount*phone number#

Those are simple right? I hope you love this tutorial on how to buy airtime on your phone lines using the GTBank airtime recharge code. And please do remember to share this post on your social circles.

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  1. I must confess that you are doing a very great job here. I have learnt and benefited a lot from your posts. Thank you very much for your wonderful job

    • Hi Taiwo,
      I’m really glad you loved my blog. Thanks and expecting more of your comments down here. DO feel free to drop your questions using the comment or forum section if any arises, and I’ll be glad to help in my little way.

  2. I mean: How do I Purchase Airtime via SMS or ShortCode From UBA Bank Account? please i need the code (e.g. for GTB Banks, you just Dial *737*Amount# and that’s it.

    • Hi Seye,
      Don’t get worried, GTB would normally credit your account at the end of the month with the refund in such scenarios. Though you might want to call up the customer care before if you wish.

      • you just saved my ass frank
        just went through the whole Ilorin by 11pm and couldn’t get a call card so I googled how I could recharge via my bank.and bingo you helped
        you a darl#no homo

  3. I wanted to load 1k and I didn’t receive the sms asap. So I did it again and I got 2k now . I don’t knw if it is possible to snd back the 1k to gtbank to alert my account and remove it from my account

  4. please reverse the 2000 you debited from my account without giving me airtime credit 0111727868 on friday 24 April 2015

    • Hi Musa,
      Just wish to clarify you. We (Oscarmini) are not in any position to debit your account for recharge. Your financial institution (which in this case is GTB) would definitely credit you with the amount that failed on the top up recharge in few days. Sorry for the inconvenience. You might consider calling your customer service hotline for quick attention to your plea.

  5. I did d transaction & i get notifications that GT BANK will response to me shortly but i didn’t get any airtime…what will i do?

  6. I have been trying to purchase airtime from my account for about a month now and its been replying “failed try again” wasn’t so the first few months . Don’t know how to go about it

  7. Anytime I am trying to top up my account via the phone number i used to receives alert on my phone it does not always work, it keeps telling me that “connection problem or invalid MMI code”. please i want you to help me resolve the issues attaching to the inability of me having access to top up my phone.

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