For those seeking to know if you can transfer Safaricom airtime to Airtel, you can read this guide o get all the details.
Yes, you can comfortably send airtime from Safaricom to Airtel. Safaricom has allowed airtel users to buy airtime from its mpesa platform. Safaricom has enabled airtel users to purchase airtime directly from mpesa by using a mobile shortcode. No charges are involved in this process.
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How can I Transfer Airtime From Safaricom To Airtel
Use the following guidelines on how to share airtime from Safaricom to Airtel. Go to messaging on your phone and click on new SMS.
Type 2u and enter the recipient’s mobile phone number. Enter the airtime you wish to transfer. Send the message to 5050.
How Can Transfer Airtime From Safaricom Mpesa To Airtel
Follow the steps below in case you want to transfer airtime from Safaricom to airtel.
Using your Safaricom sim card, go to the sim tool kit and select mpesa. Click on lipa na mpesa, followed by paybill. Next, key in business number as 220220.
Now, enter the account number, which is your Airtel number, and click on ok. After doing this, enter the amount of airtime you want to transfer to your airtel line and carefully type in your mpesa pin, then click send. Finally, confirm that the details you have entered are correct and press ok.
After completing this process, you will receive two messages; one from a mpesa and the other from Airtel with a message from chap chap showing that you successfully purchased airtime.
Transfer Airtime From Safaricom To Airtel Via SMS
If you wish to send airtime from the Safaricom line to airtel, key in the symbol (*) followed by the number 369 and essential character (#) from your Safaricom line and call.
You will receive a message saying, welcome to Tingg. From the menu, click option four and press send. In the next window, dial option three and click send button.
Then, enter option 2 for airtel. Key in your airtel line phone number and enter the amount you wish to transfer. You will receive a message, pay Ksh(the amount you entered) to airtel airtime for an account number ( the airtel line phone number you entered) and then select option 2 to transfer the airtime after editing your choices.
You will see a message, Tingg checkout. Your request to transfer Safaricom airtime to airtel has been received.
Safaricom has been beneficial to most Airtel subscribers, who have problems getting airtel airtime in Kenya. Most shops rarely stock airtel scratch cards. Safaricom has made airtel credit readily available for airtel users.