How to Send Money to non-Mobile Users & Charges

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Mobile money is a secure electronic service that enables telecom users perform any kind of transactions on their phones. With this service, you can conveniently send money to your family and friends across all networks at just a low cost. It is now possible to send money from MTN to Airtel and also from Airtel to MTN. Cool, right? Keep in mind that the procedure is simple and easy just like sending money to the same network line. This article details how you can send money to non-mobile users and sending charges.

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ALSO READ: How to Send Money to Any Network (from One Telecom Network to Another).

How to Send MTN Mobile Money to Airtel Uganda

Using MTN Mobile money, you can send money to non-mobile users like Airtel by following these simple steps.

Method 1: Use USSD Codes

  • Dial *165# then OK.
  • Choose option 1, Send Money.
  • Select Mobile User.
  • Enter the Airtel Number you want to send the money to.
  • Input the Amount of money you wish to send.
  • Type in Reason for sending the money.
  • Authenticate mobile money PIN to finalize transaction. And just like that you have sent MTN mobile money to Airtel.

Method 2: Use MTN Momo App

  • Download the MTN Momo App from Play Store (Android) and App Store (IOS).
  • Launch the App and Login with your mobile number. Fill in the mobile money pin.
  • Enter a 4-digit code that has been sent to your phone via SMS.
  • Tap on Send at the bottom of the screen.
  • Click Send Money to Mobile User.
  • Enter the Airtel number you wish to send the money to. Input the Amount and Reason then click Send.
  • The transaction details will show on your screen. Click Complete to finalize transaction.

MTN to Airtel Sending Charges

Transaction Bands

Sending Charges to Airtel

500 – 2500

830

2,501 – 5,000

940

5,001 – 15,000

1,880

15,001 – 30,000

2,310

30,001 – 45,000

2,310

45,001 – 60,000

2,500

60,001 – 125,000

3,325

125,001 – 250,000

4,975

250,001 – 500,000

7,175

500,001 – 1,000,000

12,650

1,000,001 – 2,000,000

22, 000

2,000,001 – 4,000,000

37,400

4,000,001 – 7,000,000

55,000

Table shows charge fees for sending money from MTN Airtel

How to Send Airtel Money to MTN.

Method 1: Use USSD Code

  • Dial *185#.
  • Choose Send Money option.
  • Select Option 2, MTN number.
  • Enter the MTN number you are sending the money to.
  • Enter Amount that you wish to send.
  • Input Reference (reason for sending the money).
  • Confirm transaction details then Authenticate mobile money PIN to finalize transaction.

Method 2: Use My Airtel App

  • Download My Airtel App from Play Store (Android) and App Store (IOS).
  • Launch the App and Login with your mobile number. Enter your mobile money pin.
  • Enter a 4-digit code that has been sent to your phone via SMS.
  • Choose Airtel Money at the top of the screen.
  • Enter your Airtel Money Pin.
  • Click on Send Money under quick actions.
  • Tap on Local. Enter recipient number, reason for sending the money and finally the Amount. Click on Proceed.
  • Review transaction details. if all is well, tap Confirm to finalize transaction.

Airtel to MTN Sending Charges

Transaction Bands

Sending Charges to MTN

500 – 2500

980

2,501 – 5,000

980

5,001 – 15,000

1,975

15,001 – 30,000

2,165

30,001 – 45,000

2,595

45,001 – 60,000

2,595

60,001 – 125,000

3,765

125,001 – 250,000

5,495

250,001 – 500,000

8,025

500,001 – 1,000,000

15,150

1,000,001 – 2,000,000

26,500

2,000,001 – 4,000,000

45,400

4,000,001 – 7,000,000

60,700

Table shows charge fees for sending money from Airtel to MTN