How to use MTN New Recharge Code *311#

In accordance and compliant with the NCC rules, MTN unveiled new code to recharge *311*PIN#, check balance *310#, buying data *312# and others such as checking data balance *323#, call center 300, borrow airtime or borrow data *303#, share data *321# and manage value added service VAS by dialing *305#.


In this blog post, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of recharging your MTN line, ensuring you can stay connected effortlessly. With the prevalence of mobile communication, it’s essential to stay connected, and one of the largest mobile network operators in Nigeria is MTN. Whether you need to make calls, send messages, or browse the internet, having airtime on your MTN line is crucial.



You should be aware that the old code no longer valid in compliance with NCC enforced rule. *555*pin#

  • Dial *311*PIN# from your MTN line.
  • Replace “PIN” with the 16-digit code on your recharge card.
  • Press the “Call” or “Send” button on your phone.
  • Wait for a confirmation message indicating the successful recharge.

Other methods to recharge your MTN line

MTN On-Demand (MoMo):

  • Dial *904# from your MTN line.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to access the MoMo menu.
  • Select “Airtime & Bundle” or a similar option.
  • Enter the desired recharge amount and confirm the transaction.
  • Provide your MoMo PIN to authenticate the transaction.
  • Wait for a confirmation message confirming the recharge.


Online Platforms:

  • Visit the official MTN website or download the MTN mobile app.
  • Log in or create an account if necessary.
  • Locate the “Recharge” or “Airtime” section.
  • Enter your phone number and the recharge amount.
  • Choose a payment method (debit card, credit card, etc.) and complete the transaction.
  • Wait for a confirmation message or receipt.


Check Your Airtime Balance

After completing the recharge process, it’s advisable to confirm that your airtime has been successfully added. Here’s how to check your MTN airtime balance:

  • Dial *310# from your MTN line and press the “Call” or “Send” button.
  • You will receive a message displaying your available airtime balance.

Enjoy Your MTN Services:
Congratulations! You have successfully recharged your MTN line. Now, you can make calls, send messages, and access the internet using your airtime balance.



Recharging your MTN line is a straightforward process that can be done using physical recharge cards, USSD codes, MTN On-Demand (MoMo), or online platforms. By following the simple steps outlined in this guide, you can easily top up your airtime and enjoy uninterrupted communication and browsing services on the MTN network. Stay connected anytime, anywhere with MTN!
Always ensure you purchase recharge cards from authorized MTN vendors or outlets to avoid counterfeit cards. Keep your recharge card PIN or MoMo PIN confidential to prevent unauthorized use of your airtime. If you encounter any issues during the recharge process, contact MTN’s customer care service for assistance on 300.

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