How To Load Recharge Card on MTN, Airtel, Glo & 9mobile (Updated)

Written by Robin Okwanma

Recharge card pins can be annoying especially when you’re using a new network. If you recharge through your bank or through amazing VTU sites like you are bound to forget. So we got you, here’s a quick concise article on how to load recharge pins on all networks; MTN, Airtel, Glo, 9mobile.

How To Load Recharge Card On MTN

MTN has two major types of pins with two different ways of loading them;

*311*pin# which is used to load the longer 12 digit recharge pin. Everyone is used to this code because it is the older code used. The second pin is *3551*pin# which is used to load the shorter 10 digit recharge pin. The second method is used for a newer batch of airtime pins and isn’t as popular as the original yet.

Check your MTN airtime balance using *310#

Also Read- How to check my MTN number with USSD 2022

How To Load Recharge Card On Glo

To load your recharge card on Glo,  dial *311*pin# and you are good to go. Glo recharge pins have 15 digits and just like MTN there are other methods to recharge and get special offers.

Check Your Glo airtime balance on *310#

How To Load Recharge Card On Airtel

If you want to recharge your Airtel line or sim card, simply dial *311*recharge pin#.  Airtime recharge cards are made up of 16 digits and the above code is the standard method to recharge on Airtel.

Check Your Airtel airtime balance on *310#

How To Load Recharge Card On 9mobile

To recharge your 9mobile line, simply dial the following code: *311*recharge pin#. That is to say, If your recharge pin is 1111111111, then you should dial *311*1111111111# and then hit the ok button. If done correctly, 9Mobile will send you a message containing your new account balance.

Check Your 9mobile airtime balance on *310#

Remember that all network have different styles of recharging and some codes bring different offers. All codes listed above are for the standard normal airtime recharge. There can be different offers like MTN awuf4u where you use *888*pin# to recharge and get 5x bonus.


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Robin Okwanma

Hi, I'm Robin Okwanma. Software Engineer || Django, Python || React, React Native || Blogger. Technical Writer.