How to Get Free Data On Airtel Uganda

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We all want a little help when we are pockets down, especially when it is evident that there are no strings attached after the free token is received. Running low on data is the worst-case scenario we have all encountered. Unfortunately, we cannot afford to load data at all times even though we wish we could at least chat more and browse more.

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This article will show ways in which you can get free data on Airtel Uganda to soothe your broken heart when you are unable to buy data and yet you want to keep love zoning with your friends or receive that important email.

Airtel Uganda continues to give back to its customers more value for their loyalty through amazing free data offers each month. All subscribers to this operations network are eligible for this offer. 

OPTION 1: Free Monthly Data

Steps to Get free data on Airtel

Airtel Uganda offers free monthly data to all its customers. This free offer comes with manageable restrictions; the data is received once a month and the subscriber must have bought data worth UGX 500 or more in that particular month. Ask and it shall be given to you, request this free data offer by following the prompts below.

  • Open your phone app on your mobile phone.
  • Dial *175#
  • Choose option 9 (More)
  • Then select Option 2 (Free 20MBs)
  • You will receive 20 MBS valid for a week.

OPTION 2: Promotional Data Offers

Promotional data offers come with a price, the customer must buy a certain product from Airtel Uganda to receive the data bonus. As much as this method might not seem extremely free, it is still an offer worth giving a try. 

  • Buy an Airtel 4G WIFI router at UGX 280,000 and get 51GB free data valid for a month.
  • Buy My First 4G Smartphone at UGX 200,000 and get 15GB free data valid for a month.
  • Buy Airtel 4G MI-FI at UGX 123,000 and get 15GB free data valid for a month.

For more information about the data offers, check the Airtel Uganda website or call Airtel customer care (Dial 100) or visit any Airtel shop.

How to Redeem Free Airtel Data offers from buying a new smartphone

  • Dial *175#
  • Then, Choose Option 9 (More)
  • Then Select Option 7 (Smartphone Offer)
  • Then select whether to your Number or another number
  • Finished: You will receive free data on your Phone

How to Redeem Free Airtel Data offers from buying a new router (Router Offers)

  • Dial *175#
  • Then, Choose Option 9 (More)
  • Then Select Option 3 (Router Offer)
  • Then select either Mifi free data or WiFi free Data
  • Finished: You will receive free data on your Phone if it’s eligible.

How to Redeem Free Airtel Data offers from buying a new router (2G Offer)

  • Dial *175#
  • Then, Choose Option 9 (More)
  • Then Select Option 6 (2G Offer)
  • Then select either Mifi free data or WiFi free Data
  • Finished: You will receive free data on your Phone if it’s eligible.

How to Redeem Free 5GB of Airtel Data

  • Dial *175#
  • Then, Choose Option 9 (More)
  • Select Option 1 (Free LTE Data)
  • Finished: You will receive free 5GB data on your number

METHOD 3: Airtel Data Me2u

In case you don’t have data on your airtel line, you can ask a friend to send you some FREE data.

With the data ME2U, a friend can bail you out by sending you some of their MBs directly to your airtel line. Here are the steps to help bail out a friend with free data on Airtel Uganda.

  • Dial *175#
  • Select Data Share (Option 5)
  • Choose Data Me2U (Option 2)
  • Input their airtel phone number
  • Enter the amount of data you want to share
  • Proceed to accept the transaction

Terms and conditions of sharing data on Airtel Uganda

  • The charge for each Data Me2U is UGX 250.
  • Volume to share should be between 50 MB AND 2000 MB
  • The share amount shares same expiry date as the original account shared from.
  • Data Me2U applies to monthly bundles i.e. 125 MB to monthly 3 GB only
  • You can only share to the same number if it has already used up the first share.

METHOD 4: Airtel Tugabane

Airtel Tugabane is a data-sharing service that enables airtel users to share the same data bundle.

In case you need some free data, you can reach out to a buddy ask them to add you to their Tugabane list of numbers. This way, you can enjoy free whenever they load data on their airtel sim card.

Here is how to enjoy free data from your friend with Tugabane

  • Simply dial, *175#  on your phone
  • Select Data sharing (Option 5)
  • Choose Sub-option 1- TUGABANE
  • Select Activate
  • Enter the phone number(s) of the people you want to share your bundle with

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