Mobile telecommunications company, MTN is giving out a 500MB freebie which you can use to surf the net or download your favourite video, games or music. Anyone can have a chance to enjoy this giveaway with the use of the MyMTN app.
However, the Free Data Promo works on selected SIM cards. This means that not every MTN SIM card can get this freebie. So, let us tell you about the app and how you can get the bonus (if your SIM is eligible).
What is the MyMTN app?
The MyMTN APP is a self-care app that allows you to monitor your phone account, control how you use your data and also make payments for products and services with ease. It also gives you access to MTN services in any part of the world. Besides, the app works on both IOS and Android-powered devices.
Some of the benefits of the MyMTN app includes:
- Buying MTN data plans of your choice.
- Knowing how much you spend on calls and surfing the net.
- Helps you know your PUK number.
- Manages your data usage.
- Allows you to purchase airtime for your family and friends.
MTN wishes to make this app popular with its customers hence it offers a bonus of 500MB if you download the app (for the first time).
Now that you know about the app and its features let’s show you how to receive the 500MB after downloading the app.
How to get the Free Data Bonus of 500MB with the MyMTN App
- You can also send ” MYMTN” to 5018 to an SMS with a link to download the app.
- Install the apps after download.
- Choose your location i.e., country and type in your MTN number and send.
- You will receive an OTP code in a few seconds.
- Enter the code into the form to get your 500MB bonus.
- Dial *559*4# and an on-screen message showing your data balance will appear.
The data bonus lasts for three days however some users have complained of receiving messages about the expiration of the gift within 24 hours. Thus, its advisable to use up the 500MB as soon as possible.
How Can I Know If My SIM is Eligible for the 500MB Promo
As earlier mentioned, not all SIMs can receive the free500MB data package. However, if you have previously installed the MyMTN app, then your SIM cannot get the bonus.
Eligible customers will receive a message saying “Dear customer, you free 500MB Data Activation was Successful. Expires in 3days Time.”
Alternatively, non-eligible users will have a “Y’ello, your subscription to Myapp has failed. Please retry AGAIN LATER” message sent to them.
Now that you know how to download the MyMTN app and get the 500MB free data package, why don’t you give it a try? Your SIM might qualify and be among the selected few.