How To Activate MTN Sim Card In Nigeria

By | August 23, 2022

Mobile Telephone Networks (MTN) has been in the service of delivering excellent customer satisfaction to its subscribers for a long time now.

If you recently purchased an MTN sim and you do not know how to go about it, you will need to contact MTN to activate it so this article is for ypu.

How long does it take for MTN to activate SIM?

MTN SIM card can take up to 24 hours to activate after delivery. In case you have any issue connecting after receiving confirmation of activation, please reboot your device and try to connect again. You should also contact the MTN Support team if you do not have a connection after 48 hours.

How To Activate MTN Sim Card In Nigeria

Follwo the instructions below in order to have your MTN sim activated for you.

  • Insert the SIM card into your phone
  • Dial 173 to reach the MTN call center, speak with a customer service representative and explain you would like to activate the new SIM card
  • Give the representative all the required information.

How Do You Know if My MTN Sim Card is activated?

Try calling the number when the phone is switched on and checking the airtime on the Sim is the best way to find if the number is activated.

How do I know if my MTN SIM is linked to my NIN?

MTN subscribers are to dial *785#, where you would be given the option to input your NIN. After you input your NIN which is 11 digits numbers, then you would get a message alerting you that your NIN has been linked.

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