How to Transfer Airtime on Glo

Are you on the Glo network in Nigeria? Do you wish to transfer airtime from your phone to friends and family on Glo? If yes, then you need to read this article. Glo has a facility called EasyShare, which enables people to easily and quickly transfer credit to other people on the same network. This facility is convenient and is popular among Nigerians. In fact, the ability to transfer credit is popular across Africa. Below we show you how to transfer airtime on Glo.

How to transfer Glo airtime

To do a Glo airtime transfer, you need to take the following steps;

  1. On your mobile phone, dial the Glo airtime transfer code *131*recipient’s number*amount to be send*PIN#
  2. The default password for Glo EasyShare is 00000.
  3. You will now receive notification that the transaction was a success.

What’s the Glow airtime transfer code

The Glo credit transfer code is *131*recipient’s number*amount to be send*password#. This is the code that you dial if you wish to send credit to other people on the same network.

Consider changing the default Glo EasyShare pin or password

We have already noted that the default password or PIN if you wish to do an airtime transfer on Glo is 00000 (five zeroes). That’s what everyone else has. However, it may be wise for you to change this PIN for security reasons. Leaving it as it is means somebody mischievous could easily transfer credit from your phone to theirs. All they need is access to your phone. It’s probably not such a big deal if you keep your phone secure. Anyway, to change reset your Glo EasyShare PIN, you need to do the following;

  • On your phone, dial *132*00000*new PIN*new PIN#.
  • You will get notification that the Pin change was successful.

Please note that we entered the new PIN twice. You need to do that to confirm that that’s the new PIN that you want for the Glo EasyShare service. If you enter the new PIN once, the system will not accept it. If you need to change you transfer PIN, you just use the above formula. Modify it as follows; *132*old pin*new pin*new pin#.

Why is this service so popular

As already noted, this is a very popular service across Africa. We noted while researching for this article that the service is hardly available elsewhere. That’s probably a reflection of who we are as Africans. We are a people who like to share. Perhaps it’s your mother on the other side of the country who is stranded because she cannot contact her boyfriend, having run out of airtime. In that case, it’s a simple mater for you to send her the required credit so she can get in touch with your would be stepfather.

Or many it’s your girlfriend who has run out of airtime while talking to her other boyfriend. In that case, she can ask you for to send her airtime so she can continue talking with your fellow brother in love. Whatever the case, this is clearly a very useful facility to have. We have previously written on how to transfer credit on Vodacom in South Africa and on Econet in Zimbabwe. Elsewhere on the continent, people are also looking to for ways to share credit with friends and family.

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