How to Buy Airtime from Zenith Bank to Another Number

Zenith Bank, one of Nigeria’s leading financial institutions, understands how important it is for its customers to buy airtime directly from their Zenith bank accounts to another number. This service gives them the ability to buy airtime for themselves or for another number directly from your Zenith bank account. So in this guide, we’ll walk you through the simple process to buy airtime from Zenith Bank to another number, it’s very easy and straightforward.

With this, you can buy airtime anytime, anywhere, even without having an internet connection. This means that you don’t need to have an internet enabled phone to be able to purchase airtime from your Zenith bank or buy for someone else.

Zenith Bank supports various networks, so you can buy airtime for any mobile service provider in Nigeria. Having known all that, let’s guide you through the process of buying airtime from Zenith Bank to another number.

How to buy airtime from Zenith Bank to another number

  1. Make sure you have an active Zenith Bank account with enough funds to buy airtime for another number.
  2. Using the phone number linked to your Zenith Bank account, open your dialer and dial this USSD code: *966# and press Send/Ok.
  3. After dialing the USSD code, a menu will appear on your screen. You’ll be presented with several options. Select option 2 (Airtime).
  4. To buy airtime for another number, Select 2 (Others)
  5. Enter the mobile number of the person you want to send the airtime to. Double check the number to ensure it’s correct.
  6. Enter the amount of airtime you want to buy for the person. Make sure you have enough funds in your account to cover the amount you wish to send.
  7. Go through the details of your transaction to ensure they are accurate. Then enter your zenith bank transaction PIN to confirm.

Alternatively you can also dial *966*Amount*Recipient’s Phone Number#. Example if you want to send N500 to 08123456789. The dial *966*500*08123456789#. Then enter your PIN to proceed with the transaction.

Once the transaction is successful, you will receive a confirmation message, indicating that the airtime has been sent to the recipient’s number.

And that’s it! You have successfully purchased airtime from your Zenith Bank account to another phone number. Zenith Bank will only charge you for the airtime amount you want to buy for other person. They’ll not charge you any additional fees for buying airtime.


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How to buy airtime from zenith bank mobile app to another number

  1. If you don’t have the zenith bank mobile app, you can download and Install the App. For Android users go to Google Play Store, for iOS users go to Apple App Store. Download and install the app.
  2. Open the app and log in with your Zenith Bank account credentials. If you’re a new user, you’ll need to register by following the instructions on your screen.
  3. Once you’re logged in, click the “Buy Airtime” option located on your menu or dashboard. You’ll be taken to a new screen where you can enter the details of the airtime purchase. This includes the airtime amount, recipient’s phone number and your PIN to confirm the transaction.
  4. After entering your PIN, the Zenith mobile app will process the airtime purchase. You’ll receive a confirmation message once the transaction is successful.
  5. The person you bought the airtime for will also receive a confirmation message with the airtime top up.

With that, you’ve successfully bought airtime from Zenith Bank to another number using the mobile app. It’s a convenient way to recharge airtime for yourself or buy for your friends and family.


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