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MTN DataShare: How to Share your Internet Data with Friends

Did you know that you can share your MTN South Africa data bundle with as much as 20 friends? The MTN DataShare allows subscribers to share data with family, friends and colleagues for free.

In this guide, we’ll be sharing with you the steps on how to share your internet data bundle with your friends for free.

What is MTN DataShare?

It’s a value-added service offering that allows you to share data from one main account holder’s bucket to nominated or linked MTN numbers.

How to Share your Internet Data with Friends

As earlier mentioned, with the MTN DataShare, you can share your monthly data bundle with up to 20 MTN numbers for free.

To go about this, simply activate MTN DataShare in store and link and delink numbers by dialling *136*5#.

The cost of using or activating MTN DataShare is absolutely FREE.

To set up MTN DataShare on Your Phone

If you’re on MTN PayAsYouGo:

  • Dial *136*2*163# to buy a data bundle
  • Dial *136*5# to activate MTN DataShare
  • Select option 4: ’Manage Data Bundles’
  • Select option 2: ’DataShare’ (here you can link and delink numbers)

If you’re on MTN Contract

  • Call 135 to activate the service

Who is MTN DataShare available to?

The MTN DataShare is only exclusively available to the following MTN plans; MTN PayAsYouGo, MTN Flexi, MTN Classic and My MTNChoice customers.

MTN Sky Contract customers cannot connect to MTN DataShare. On the other hand, MTN Sky bundle customers can activate DataShare, however, can only link to one other user.

Can I Link Non-MTN Numbers?

Unfortunately, MTN does not allow subscribers from other networks to connect with DataShare.

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