How to Transfer Econet Airtime

how to transfer econet airtime

In this post, we are going to talk about how to transfer Econet airtime. I’m sure you’ve been in that situation where you want to send airtime to someone or you want someone to send to you but the only available credit is already in your or someone else’s phone.

Is there a way of transferring airtime from one Econet phone to another? Fortunately, there is and we are going to share the simple process with you for the next time you want to do it.

Now, for the method!

How do I Transfer Airtime to Another Econet number?

In order to transfer airtime from one Econet number to another, you use their self-service USSD. Here are the steps:

  1.   Dial *111#
  2.   Pick the Transfer Airtime option (Option 3)
  3.   Enter your 111 PIN (If you don’t have one, you can set it up in the 111 main menu)
  4.   Enter the number you want to send to
  5. Enter the amount you want to send

That’s the process in a nutshell.

Can you Transfer airtime to EcoCash?

A question that has been asked a lot is whether you can transfer airtime to Ecocash. This is something that can be necessitated by a mistake in recharging your phone from Ecocash or simply because of an emergency and you need cash urgently.

Unfortunately, that is presently not possible on the Econet platform.

Can you transfer Econet data?

Another common question that mobile users ask is whether you can transfer data from one Econet phone to another the same way that you do with airtime. The answer to that is no. At the time we are writing this post, it is not yet possible to transfer data from one Econet line to another.

Can You Transfer Airtime Across Networks?

Can you transfer airtime from Econet to Telecel or NetOne? This again is currently not possible. Airtime transfers can only be conducted within a single network.