How To Borrow Airtime Or Credit On MTN, Vodafone, AirtelTigo & Glo In Ghana

Talking in the middle of the night with someone important to you and later seeing the call hanged up just because your credit got finished is one of the most painful things to ever happen to you aside from getting a broken heart.

That day might be your lucky day for that the guy or girl you’ve been crushing on will tell you to call him or her and in the middle of the conversation, you see the call hanging up.

When this happens. what you will mostly hear when calling back is “you have no call credit in your MTN account please recharge”, “sorry your account balance is low please top up your account” and many more depending on the network you are using.

Now Telcos have made it possible for you to borrow airtime and then later pay it with a small fee, in this article, we are going to look on how to How to borrow airtime or credit on MTN, Vodafone, AirtelTigo and Glo in Ghana.

Before we get started kindly take note that this service is not available for new sim cards as this service requires you to use the sim card for some months before you will be eligible to borrow.

How To Borrow Credit Or Airtime On MTN Ghana

  1. Dial *506#
  2. Select the option available for you, starting from1Cedi to your limit.
  3. If you don’t want the available amount they have given you, then select Request Advance Options to select lower amounts.
  4. You can also request for data Advance that’s if you are browsing and all of sudden your bundle got finished and you really need to go back and continue browsing, MTN has made it possible for you to request a data loan.
  5. After selecting the amount you want to borrow, you will be prompted with the fees attached to the amount you are borrowing, press 1 to confirm.

How To Borrow Credit Or Airtime On Vodafone Ghana

Vodafone makes it easy to borrow air airtime by making a call and they will tell you “your credit is low, please press1 to accept SOS credit” I will not recommend borrowing using this method as you don’t get to choose what you want.

To borrow airtime on Vodafone Dial *505#

And choose from the available options, also take note that with some sim cards, dialling *505# will automatically give you an airtime loan that you are eligible for and you will not get to choose the one you prefer.

How To Borrow Credit Or Airtime On AirtelTigo

  1. Dial *558#
  2. Select the amount you want to borrow.
  3. Press 1 to confirm your transaction.

How To Borrow Credit Or Airtime On Glo Ghana

  1. *5321#
  2. Select the amount you want to loan, remember if your sim card is not more than 3 months old, you will not be eligible.
  3. Press 1 to confirm your transaction.


Now telcos have made it possible to borrow airtime and pay later, now you don’t need to worry about your credit getting finished at midnight in the middle of a conversation or chat.

Although you can borrow airtime or bundle anytime kindly take note that each telco has a requirement to be eligible for this service.

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