Most times there are a lot of inconveniences that you would have to face if you wish to recharge your sim. this errors has being corrected by the internet order of things as there are now a host of other ways you can purchase and recharge your mobile sim with airtime without using a voucher.
so just in case you want to join the trend and making the bulk of your transactions online like me, today, i will be showing you a bulk of ways you can purchase airtime without going through the traditional means of using vouchers.
so without wasting anymore time, let us get started
Use your bank USSD system
this is a quick and very effective methode of purchasing airtime directly from your bank account balance. and you can even do so if you do not have an android device or even mobile data. all you need to do is to find out the USSD code of your bank and then purchase using it. if you are in Nigeria, i will give you the USSD code of some of the popular banks below.
the USSD code of some of the most popular banks we have in Nigeria are
- firstbank plc is *894#
- United Bank for Africa is *919#
- guaranty trust bank is *717#
Learn to purchase airtime using your bank mobile app
almost all banks in Nigeria have mobile applications for their customers to ease their banking experience. so you simply head straight to google play store or ample app store and download and install the mobile banking app of your bank and start performing a lot of transactions including purchasing airtime from the tip of your fingers.
one main disadvantage of this system is that you would require mobile data and an android phone to carry out your transactions.
Use Opay or chipper
Opay is a financial tech startup in Nigeria and Africa as well as chipper, they allow you to purchase airtime and carry out various bank and financial transactions from the mobile app.
all you need to do is to head straight to the apple app store or the google play store and download and install either of the two app listed above.
after installing them, sign up as most of them would only request for your phone number or email address. after funding your account, you can now perform numerous transactions using the fund in your Opay wallet.
You can also do a lot of other things like crediting a bank account, as well as funding your sport betting account.