How to use airtime to browse on mtn
Have you run out of data and want to know how you can browse with airtime on your mtn line? Look no further because in this post you going to find out how to do that. It’s very easy and straightforward, let’s get right into it.
To browse with airtime on your mtn is made possible through the mtn pay as you go (PAYG). This is a service that allows you to browse and surf the internet with the airtime or credit on your mtn line.
This service is very beneficial especially when you have an important thing to check online or maybe you want to connect to your family and friends and you don’t have data for that.
Mtn pay as you go rate
With mtn pay as you go, you’ll browse and have access to the internet at a rate of N3/MB. That is to say that for every 1 megabyte you use, 3 naira is deducted from your airtime account balance, there are no additional charges or subscription fee.
The pay as you go service is available to all mtn customers and can be used when you do not have an active data plan or when you exhaust the existing one.
So without further ado, let’s quickly dive into the code to browse with credit on mtn.
How to browse with airtime on mtn
The code to activate, opt in or browse with airtime on your mtn is *131*200# or you send RESET to 131 via text message. Once you do that, you’ll instantly receive a pop up message on your screen, notifying you of your successful activation of mtn pay as you go service at N3/MB.
Activating this service is totally free of charge and from that moment, anytime you don’t have an active data plan, access to the internet will then be then be charged from your airtime main balance.
Sounds cool right? This mtn pay as you go service can be very helpful especially these days that ‘sapa’ is affecting everyone 😄. With this service, you can use the little airtime you have to connect with some friends and family members online and also access websites that won’t consume much of your airtime.
This pay as you go service will continue to be active anytime you exhaust your data, however you can still cancel or deactivate the service if you want to stop browsing with your airtime.
How to stop mtn from using my airtime for browsing
Sometimes we tend to forget that our mtn pay as you go service is still active, we go ahead to browse the internet without knowing we’re browsing with our airtime and by the time we realize this, it must have being too late.
Also there are cases where the mtn pay as you go service keeps running in the background and using your airtime even when you still have an active data plan, such cases can be really annoying that’s why you need to know how to deactivate and stop browsing with your mtn airtime whenever you don’t need the service anymore.
That’s why we came up with a well detailed post on how to opt out and cancel the mtn pay as you go service so that you’ll only be able to access the internet with your data and not airtime. To check out the post click here.
Browsing with your airtime on mtn can be really helpful and beneficial in the short run, however in the long run it isn’t but for the mean time you can always activate it and have access to the internet for a while until you get enough airtime to subscribe for a data plan.
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