How To Borrow Data From Glo, MTN, Airtel and 9mobile Nigeria (Super Easy Methods)

In this post I'm going to share you the latest codes to borrow data from glo, airtel, mtn, and 9mobile with their activation codes, service charges, validity, and how to pay back. 

I believe the introduction of codes to borrow data (mb) on MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9mobile Nigeria could be a perfect solution to have access to internet bundles at the time of emergency.

MTN, Glo, Airtel, and 9Mobile provides data borrowing services that allows eligible customers to borrow data on credit just as they would borrow airtime when they run out of data while browsing and automatically pay back on their next recharge using borrow credit shortcodes.

These features is available only to prepaid subscribers who recharge at least a minimum of 100 - 500 naira monthly, depending on your network provider, the T&C may be vary.

This feature was first introduced on MTN network and it was named “MTN XtraBytes” but here I'm telling you that all of the major network providers in Nigeria today have a means for you to easily  borrow data and pay back later without the need of buying airtime to subscribe for data bundle.

So if you are looking for simple codes to borrow data on Glo, MTN, Airtel and 9mobile below is a detailed guide for you to understand it fast and easily.

How To Borrow Data on Glo Borrow Me Data Service

Glo borrow me data allows you to instantly get data from glo on credit by sending a short code and on your next recharge, the amount of airtime equivalent to the data borrowed will be deducted from your main account.

If you are searching for how to borrow mb from glo, here is the predefined Shortcode to activate this service on your Glo SIM card, the magic code is *321# >> press 3 (Borrow Data) >> reply with 1 for 50 naira data, 2 for 100 naira data subscription, 3 for 200 naira plan and activate your preferred option.

List of available codes to get specified amount of data on Glo borrow me data, to activate any amount you are eligible for simply dial;
  1. *321*50# = 22MB for N50 1Day.
  2. *321*100# = 80MB for N100 1Day. 
  3. *321*200# = 218 for N200 5Days. 
  4. To check your borrow me data balance, reply with 99.

How To Borrow Data On Airtel

On the Airtel network, this service is called Airtel Extra Credit. It allows customers to borrow data when they run out of internet bundles without worries. This service is accessible by dialing a USSD or sending an SMS to the short code which is 500.

To be able to borrow data from Airtel you need to be a consistent subscriber on Airtel for at least 3 months and must load a minimum of N250 monthly in order to be eligible.

How To Borrow Airtel Data Or MB using Airtel Extra Credit via *500#

To borrow mb on airtel in other way than SMS, simply dial *500*amount#. For example, dial *500*200# to borrow. The amount you’ll receive is less 15% service charge. That means if you request for 200MB Airtel Extra Credit, your phone will be credited with 180Mb while 20mb worth 20N goes to Airtel as service charge.

Airtel borrow data

How To Borrow Data From MTN

MTN XtraByte is a service that is only available to MTN prepaid subscribers who does regular recharges for at least over 100 naira monthly.

To sub for this service on MTN, Simply Dial *606# then request for ExtraByte. E.g. 20mb for 57.50 naira 1Day.

Note: To use this service on MTN, you must be eligible and if you want to be sure about your eligibility status; simply dial *606# to check if you are qualify to subscribe to any of MTN ExtraBytes ranging from 20mb up to 750MB depending on the amount you are qualified to get.

Please note that the minimum you can borrow is 20Mb for N50 and the service will attract a 15% charge from your next recharge.

MTN extrabytes

How To Borrow Data From 9Mobile

9Mobile customers who recharge at least N500 monthly can now borrow data on etisalat by simply Dial *665*amount#.

For example if you want to borrow N400 Data from 9mobile you will have to dial *665*400#.

Also note that the service will attract a 15% charge from your next recharge. That is, if you borrow N1000 airtime, your phone will be credited with N900 on your next N1000 recharge.

Just like normal data subscription you can Browse, chat, download, and videos streaming. That's all about how to borrow data from any network and stop the search for a way to borrow data from MTN, Glo, 9mobile, and Airtel.

Happy data (MB) borrowing ! But make sure you recharge your account in order to payback!  •😂 



Gentle Delex is a passionate and Responsible Tech Blogger with the main goal of bringing you all the trending news on; Latest Phone and Gadgets reviews, Techs update, Latest Free Browsing, solving some technical difficulties and lot more...