How To Recharge Airtel Line in Nigeria

how to recharge Airtel in Nigeria
Written by Abe Cherian

To recharge Airtel line in Nigeria is very easy. Do you wish to recharge your Airtel SIM card with some airtime? Well, In case you do not know the code or the process for recharging your Nigeria Airtel SIM card, then you have nothing to worry because this tutorial is prepared to guide you on how to recharge Airtel Nigeria SIM card without hassle. Just a few days ago, we shared the latest Airtel monthly data plans, if you missed out, you can just check it as well.

how to recharge Airtel in Nigeria

Airtel Network is one of the fastest growing telecommunication companies in Nigeria and Africa generally. In March 2017, a report shows that Airtel has over 78 million subscribers on their network worldwide according to Wikipedia. Now, without much ado, let us take a look at the process for recharging an Airtel line in Nigeria.

How to Recharge Airtel Line in Nigeria.

  1. Carefully scratch off the silver panel at the back of the Airtel recharge card to expose the 16-digit code.
  2. Dial *126* followed by the 16-digit recharge code and # (example: *236*0001235634562358#)
  3. Press the send/ok button on your cell phone and your mobile phone will be credited automatically.

how to recharge Airtel line in Nigeria

Now you see how easy it is to make a recharge? It is very important you register your SIM card before making any recharge especially if it is a new SIM card. See the importance of SIM registration in Nigeria and why NCC enforces it.

If this tutorial helped you recharge your Airtel in Nigeria, then, consider leaving a nice comment below. On the other hand, if you encounter any issue, then, you can also let us know via the comment box below so that you can be helped to get rid of it as soon as possible.

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