As an Etisalat subscriber, using the 9mobile network should not be a difficult task because everything has been put in place to ensure you ensure the telecommunication network. Etisalat which has recently changed the name to 9Mobile is one of the major telecommunication networks in Nigeria providing services to over two million subscribers.
Though 9Mobile has become a popular telecommunication network in Nigeria, it has a low number of subscribers as compared to the leading three telecommunication networks this could be the reason some of the subscribers find it difficult to understand all the codes and ways of solving some operational problems in the network.
If you are reading this post because you are finding it difficult to transfer your airtime in the 9mobile network to another number then you are not alone. This post will concentrate on how you can achieve that without stress.
Besides airtime transfer, there are other services in the 9Mobile network you may need to know how to do it. In subsequent posts, we shall be discussing them. Meanwhile, let us go to the business of the day which is how you can make quick and easy airtime transfer on 9Mobile networks.
Note that you can only transfer airtime in your Etisalat number to another Etisalat number. In other words, the airtime transfer you will be reading will be discussing how to transfer airtime from an Etisalat number to another Etisalat number.
Here are procedures to do it:
Secondly, check your Etisalat Transfer Pin Code and change it to your own secret pin code. In other words, change the default Pin Code for airtime transfer to a personal secret pin code to secure the airtime in your SIM Card.
Dial *223* PIN CODE * Amount * Receiving Etisalat Phone Number#. This simply means if you are sending N100 to 08012345678 with PIN code 1234, you need to dial *223*1234*100*08012345678# then send it with the “Call” button.
If you dialled the code correctly, you will receive a message of confirmation with two options “1” to confirm the transfer, “2” to decline the transfer. Press “1” or Type “1” and send to confirm the transfer. Afterwards, you will receive a message telling you the airtime has been transferred.
HOW TO CHANGE THE DEFAULT PIN CODE FOR AIRTIME TRANSFER IN ETISALAT
The procedures you read on airtime transfer will not be complete without telling you how you can change your Etisalat Transfer Pin Code.
A transfer PIN code is like a password that allows you to send money in your Etisalat number to another Etisalat number. However, using the default PIN Code for this purpose may actually work but will put the airtime in your Phone at risk because anyone that has access to your phone can transfer all your airtime to another 9mobile number.
Therefore, to secure your airtime you need to change the default PIN Code to a PIN code that only you can use and remember. In other words, it should become personal secret PIN codes.
Here are simple procedures to change the PIN code:
Every Etisalat number has a Default Transfer Pin 0000, you need to change this PIN to any PIN of your choice.
Dial *247*0000*NEW TRANSFER PIN# i.e. assuming your new Transfer PIN is 2345. You will dial *247*0000*2345#.
Send the above Pin using your call button and your New Transfer Pin will become 2345 as given in the example above. Note that the new Transfer Pin you put in place of 2345 will become the new transfer Pin you will be used to transfer your airtime to any Etisalat number.