How to Activate/Deactivate MTN call forwarding in Nigeria

How to activate & Deactivate MTN call forwarding in Nigeria
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MTN call diverts/forwarding is a unique feature available to both prepaid and postpaid subscribers. In this article, we show you how to active/deactivate MTN call forwarding in Nigeria.

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MTN, being one of Nigeria’s top and fast internet service providers, allows users to divert or forward calls to another number. Particularly if they are on another call, busy, not taking calls, or unavailable. For example, you can redirect all incoming calls within Nigeria, but you cannot send calls to international lines. To put it another way, the destination phone number must be in your home country.

If you want to know how to activate or deactivate call forwarding or call divert on your MTN line, this comprehensive article on MTN call forwarding will teach you all you need to know.

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How to activate and deactivate call divert/forward when line is busy, using USSD codes:

You can activate call divert on MTN, especially if it is when your line is busy or on a call.

  • To activate, dial **67*destination mobile number*11#. For example, **67*080123xxxxx*11#.
  • To deactivate, dial ##67#
  • Dial *#67# to verify if call forwarding is still active or deactivated.
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How to activate/deactivate MTN Call divert Nigeria when the line is unreachable, using USSD codes:

To get your calls diverted when they are unreachable or where there is no network.

  • To activate, dial **62*destination phone number*11#. For example, **62*080123xxxxx*11#.
  • To deactivate, dial ##62#
  • Dial *#62# to verify if call forwarding is still active or deactivated.
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How to activate/deactivate MTN Call divert/forward Nigeria — when there’s no answer:

To divert calls on MTN to another number when your call is unanswered.

  • Dial **61*destination phone number*11# to activate. For example, **61*080123xxxxx*11#.
  • Dial ##61# to deactivate this service.
  • To check your divert status for this option, dial *#61#
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How to activate/deactivate MTN call divert/forward Nigeria to another phone number:

You can also enable all call forwarding on your MTN line, whether it is unanswered, unreachable, or busy. Simply dial **21*(the number to which you want your call to be diverted)*11# on your phone.

  • Dial **21*destination phone number*11# to activate. For example, **21*080123xxxxx*11#.
  • To cancel, dial ##21#
  • To check your status for the above option dial *#21#
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USSD Codes to Cancel all Call forwarding on MTN

Are you unsure about the type of call diversion that was activated on your MTN line? You may cancel any call forwarding on your MTN line by dialing #002#. Check the status of your MTN line by dialing ##21#.