Link up to 20 SIM cards to one data bundle for free
With MTN DataShare, you can share your contract data value or montly data bundle with up to 20 MTN Numbers. Activate MTN DataShare in store, and link or delink numbers by dialling *136*5#.
Keep sharing with MTN DataShare. Anyone. Anywhere. Anytime
There's no charge for using or activating MTN DataShare.
How to get it
To set up MTN DataShare
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
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 does the MTN DataShare service work?
The main account holder must activate the MTN DataShare service through the relevant
channel and then dial *141*5# to link or delink MTN numbers to share data with.
Data can then be shared from one bucket.
Who is MTN DataShare available to?
All MTN PayAsYouGo, MTN Flexi, MTN Classic and My MTNChoice customers.
Can MTN Sky contract customers activate MTN DataShare?
Can MTN Sky bundle customers activate MTN DataShare?
Yes, but they will only be allowed to link one other user.
From which bucket can the main account holder share their data?
Inclusive data, once-off data bundles and monthly data bundles can all be shared.
If the inclusive data or data bundle is depleted, will the linked users get charged
No, linked users will not be able to use data from the main account holder once
the inclusive data or data bundle is depleted. The main account holder can load
a data bundle to fill up the bucket.
Can non-MTN numbers also be linked?
No, they have to be on the MTN network.
How many numbers can be linked to the MTN DataShare data bucket?
You can link up to 20 MTN numbers to one data bucket.
Will I be charged for linking users?
Can I delink myself from an MTN DataShare bucket?
Yes. Dial *141*5#. Please note however that only the main account holder can relink
If I’m a linked user with my own data bundle, will the bucket or the bundle
The MTN DataShare bucket always depletes first. If you want to use your own data
first, you’ll need to delink your account from the main account holder. Please
note that the main account holder will need to relink you.