How to Transfer Telkom Airtime in South Africa

Do you need to transfer airtime from one Telkom South Africa number to another? If yes, then we show you how to do it in this article. The option to recharge other numbers on the same network from your own credit is one that’s universally sought after across Africa. Perhaps it has to do with our inherent qualities of sharing and caring. Whatever the case, below is how to transfer airtime on Telkom South Africa;

Telkom Airtime Transfer

To transfer Telkom airtime in South Africa, you need to take the following steps;

  1. First, you need to dial *180# on your Telkom mobile phone;
  2. From the options that appear, choose; Transfer Airtime.
  3. Now you need to choose the amount of airtime that you would like to send to the other Telkom number. You have the option to send airtime worth; R10, R20 and R50.
  4. Next, enter the Telkom number for the person to whom you wish to send airtime.
  5. Confirm that you wish to do the airtime recharge to another Telkom number from your own credit.

What’s the Telkom Airtime Transfer Code?

The Telkom South Africa airtime transfer code is *180#. Dial that and complete the steps that follow to do your credit transfer to another Telkom number.

What happens next?

After you have done the Telkom credit transfer, you will get a message telling you that the transaction was successful. The person to whom you have just send airtime will now be able to use it however they wish.

Why bother learning how to transfer airtime on Telkom mobile?

This is something to which we have already alluded in the introduction to this article. The funny thing that we discovered while researching for this post is that airtime transfers to friends and family appear to be mostly restricted to the African continent. That’s not because we are poor or needy. It’s mostly because we are caring.

Imagine having your brother or sister stranded on the other side of the country, or even in the next room! Perhaps they wish to get in touch with their boyfriend or girlfriend. We all know that those issues can be matters of love or divorce. Anyway, the great thing is that if you are on the same network, you can easily transfer credit from your phone to theirs.

So, this is a wonderful feature that you can find everywhere on the telecommunications scene in Africa. We have previously written on how to transfer airtime for Econet in Zimbabwe. In another article, we talk about how to transfer airtime for NetOne, also in Zimbabwe. So, this feature is useful and everywhere.

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