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How to Buy Airtime and Data from Access Bank

Last Updated on May 21, 2024 by admin

How to Buy Airtime and Data from Access Bank- Banks in Nigeria  has introduce Unstructured Suplimentary Sevice Data (USSD)which  offers convenient ways for customers to purchase airtime and data through its mobile banking services using USSD codes,mobile app and  online banking platform  without hassle.

This  services has replace traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial transaction and its  accessible and generally more affordable compared to the past.

Buying Airtime from access bank doesn’t  attracts any charge with your account  and t can be done at any time 24/7 and No dependency on internet or third party when using mobile ussd code

In this article  we provide how to buy data and airtime requirements , benefits and feature of using mobile and internet banking

Also Read: FirstBank USSD*894#: How to buy Airtime,check account Balance ,Pay bills & Transfer money

Benefits

  • Availability: Works on any type of mobile phone, including basic feature phones.
  • Convenience: Perform transactions 24/7 from anywhere.
  • No internet required: Essential in areas with limited internet connectivity.
  • Security: Transactions are protected by additional security measures like your PIN.

Features

  • Account Balance Check: Get your account balance instantly.
  • Funds Transfer: Transfer money between your Access Bank accounts or to other banks in Nigeria.
  • Airtime Purchase: Recharge your phone or buy airtime for others.
  • Bill Payment: Pay various bills like electricity, cable TV subscriptions, etc.
  • Mini Statement: View a short history of your recent transactions.
  • Cardless Withdrawal: Generate a code to withdraw cash from an Access Bank ATM without your debit card.
  • PIN Change: Change your transaction PIN for security purposes.
  • Merchant Payment: Make payments to merchants who accept the *901# payment system

Requirements to buy Airtime from Access bank

To enable you to buy or top up Airtime from Access bank account.

1. You must be an account holder with an access bank.
2.You must dial *901# from the phone number that is linked to your access bank account
3.You must have activated access bank mobile banking on your device.

How to activate your Access bank ussd code

1.To activate or enroll for Access bank ussd code, just dial *901#
2.Then select your desired transaction type. example Transfer
3.Create your Pin either with your ATM Card or No ATM Card
4.With your debit card input the 6 last digit of your card to create your 4 digit Pin
5.Without debit card enter your account number and date of birth
6. Follow the onscreen message to complete your ussd activation

 

Also Read: How to buy AIrtime, Open Account ,Funds Transfer and Pay bills in Nigeria with UBA Magic CODE *919#

How to buy Airtime from access bank

Method 1  USSD CODE

Self Recharge  code

To buy airtime for yourself  with phone  number  that is link to your access bank account. Just dial *901*Amount#

(Example: *901*500#) on your phone, wait for the success message and start making calls.

 

Also Read: GTBank USSD Code *737#: How To transfer money, Open account and activate your account

 

Airtime TopUp for Friends & Family

To buy airtime for friends or family members, simply dial *901*Amount*Phone Number#.
(Example: *901*1000* 07055553115# on your phone, wait for the success message

2. Access Bank Mobile App (AccessMore)

  1. Open the AccessMore app and log in.
  2. Select the “Airtime & Data” option.
  3. Choose whether you are buying for yourself or others.
  4. Select the network provider, amount, and payment method.
  5. Complete the transaction.

3. Internet Banking

  1. Log in to your Access Bank internet banking account.
  2. Navigate to the “Bill Payment” or “Airtime & Data” section.
  3. Follow the prompts to select the network provider, amount, and complete the transaction.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q:  Can I use Access Bank’s mobile banking services to purchase airtime and data for someone else?

A: Absolutely! You can easily buy airtime and data for someone else using Access Bank’s mobile banking services.

Q: Are there any fees associated with buying airtime and data through Access Bank’s platforms?

A: No fees is  associated with buying airtime and data through Access bank is absolutely free

Q: Is it safe to store my payment information on the Access Bank mobile app for future transactions? 

A: Storing your card details makes future transactions faster and easier, eliminating the need to enter them every time. Also it Ideal for frequent purchases or recurring bill payments.

Q: What should I do if my airtime or data purchase transaction fails to go through?

A: Look for any error messages displayed on your phone or the Access Bank platform you used. These messages might give you a clue about the cause of the failure, such as insufficient funds, network connectivity issues, or technical problems.

Q; What are the steps to buy airtime and data from Access Bank?

A: Access Bank provides multiple channels for purchasing airtime and data, catering to different preferences:

*1. USSD Code (901#):

  • Airtime (Self): Dial *901*Amount# (e.g., *901*500#)
  • Airtime (Others): Dial* 901*Amount*PhoneNumber#
  • Data (Self): Dial *901*8# and follow the prompts to select your preferred data plan.

2. AccessMore Mobile App:

  • Login: Open the app and log in to your Access Bank account.
  • Airtime: Go to the “Airtime & Data” section and select “Airtime.” Enter the amount and phone number.
  • Data: Go to the “Airtime & Data” section and select “Data.” Choose your preferred data plan.

3. Internet Banking:

  • Login: Access Access Bank’s internet banking platform and log in.
  • Airtime/Data: Look for the “Airtime & Data” or similar option in the menu. Follow the instructions to purchase.

Q: Can I buy airtime and data for any mobile network provider through Access Bank?

Yes, you can buy airtime and data for any mobile network provider in Nigeria through Access Bank. MTN.Glo. Airtel and 9mobile

Q;Is there a limit to the amount of airtime and data I can purchase at once?

Yes, there are usually limits to the amount of airtime and data you can purchase at once through Access Bank, regardless of the method you use (USSD, app, or internet banking).

Q; How long does it take for the airtime and data to be credited to my phone after puchase  from access bank

Airtime and data purchased through Access Bank are typically credited to your phone instantly.

However, there can be occasional delays due to network congestion or technical issues. In most cases, the credit should reflect within a few minutes.

Q; Are there any fees or charges associated with buying airtime and data from Access Bank?

Access Bank generally does not charge any fees for buying airtime and data through their platforms

Q: Can I set up automatic recharge for my phone through Access Bank?

Currently, Access Bank does not offer a direct, built-in feature for setting up automatic airtime recharge for your phone.

Q; What do I do if my airtime or data is not credited after purchasing through Access Bank?

If your airtime or data is not credited after purchasing through Access Bank, don’t panic. There are a few steps you can take to resolve the issue:

  1. Check Your Balance:
  • Airtime: Dial *901*0# or use the AccessMore app to confirm if the airtime has been credited.

Q: Is it safe to buy airtime and data through Access Banks platform?

Yes, it is generally safe to buy airtime and data through Access Bank’s platforms, which include:

  • *USSD code (901#): This is a secure channel as it requires your mobile number and PIN for authentication.
  • AccessMore App: The app is designed with security features like biometric login and encryption to protect your transactions.
  • Internet Banking: Access Bank’s internet banking platform uses advanced security measures to safeguard your account and financial information.

Q: Can I schedule future purchases of airtime and data through Access Bank?

Access Bank does not currently offer a built-in feature for scheduling future purchases of airtime and data directly through their platforms like the AccessMore app or internet banking

Q: Does Access Bank offer any discounts or promotions on airtime and data purchases?

No ; Access Bank does not  offers discounts and promotions on airtime and data purchases.

Meet Ogbeide Frank, popularly known as perere, a blogger who loves writing about finance and Tech. He studied Business administration at the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma and Mobile Communication at Orange College Malaysia .Frank have worked as a banker and consultant in variety of Nigeria agencies

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