How to buy airtime /recharge card from Sterling Bank Account

How to buy airtime from Sterling Bank and transfer money

Last Updated on October 9, 2023 by admin

Sterling Bank, one of Nigeria’s leading financial institutions, has introduced a user-friendly ussd code, mobile app and internet banking platform that allows customers to perform various banking transactions, including buying airtime money transfer and many more.

The  Bank continues to embrace technological advancements, providing their customers with convenient solutions for everyday banking. By utilizing their user-friendly mobile app or internet banking platform

With Mobile banking ,Sterling Bank account holders can now buy airtime from their bank accounts from their comfort zone without stress whenever they want to recharge their phone line at any time and from anywhere using Sterling’s code.

The One Customer Bank has made it possible to top-up your phone at any time even at midnight , for those that live where they don’t sell recharge cards and for some of us who are not living close to an ATM .

In this article, we will provide a step-by-step guide on how to purchase airtime using Sterling Bank’s ussd, mobile app and internet banking.

 

You can also read: Sterling bank ussd code: How to register or reset Pin- transfer money, buy airtime and pay bills

How to activate Sterling bank Nigeria USSD code

1. From your registered phone number with Sterling bank, dial *822#
2. Reply with 1 for registration.
3. Enter your 10-digit account number. Provide the details of your debit card as requested.
4. Follow the on-screen carefully to complete your registration, remember to add your bank account number at the recommended space.
5 You will need to set up your 4-digit PIN, Confirm your PIN to complete the activation process.

Now you can start consummation transactions via the USSD.

 

How to buy airtime from Sterling Bank Account

To buy airtime from your sterling bank account, simply dial *822*Amount# from your mobile line that is registered with the bank.

Read: How to register for Sterling bank Internet and Mobile app, apply for ATM debit card, check-balance-transfer-money online

HOW TO BUY AIRTIME

1.HOW TO BUY AIRTIME WITH USSD CODE

To recharge your phone dial *822*AMOUNT#

Example:
From your phone, dial *822*500# to recharge ₦500 on your phone

HOW TO RECHARGE FOR A FRIEND/FAMILY
To send airtime to a third party, dial *822*AMOUNT*PhoneNumber#

Example:
Dial *822*500*08123456789# from your mobile phone to recharge your friend’s phone with ₦500 airtime

 

2.How to buy airtime from Sterling Bank using mobile app

To buy airtime from Sterling Bank using the mobile app , you can follow these steps:
a. Download and install the Sterling Bank mobile app from your device’s app store.
b. Launch the app and log in using your internet banking credentials.
c. Once logged in, locate the Airtime Top-up option within the app’s menu.
d. Select your mobile network provider.
e. Enter your phone number and the amount of airtime you want to purchase.
f. Confirm the transaction details and proceed to make payment.
g. Once the transaction is successful, the airtime will be credited to your phone.

 

3 .How to buy airtime from Sterling Bank using internet banking

To buy airtime from Sterling Bank using the internet banking, you can follow these steps:

a. Download and install the Sterling Bank mobile app from your device’s app store.
b. Launch the app and log in using your internet banking credentials.
c. Once logged in, locate the Airtime Top-up option within the app’s menu.
d. Select your mobile network provider.
e. Enter your phone number and the amount of airtime you want to purchase.
f. Confirm the transaction details and proceed to make payment.

g Once the transaction is successful, the airtime will be credited to your phone.

 

How to  Transfer money

 

Transfer within Sterling Bank: Dial *822# and follow the prompt OR dial *822*4*AMOUNT*NUBAN#

Transfer to other banks: Dial *822*5*AMOUNT*NUBAN#. Charges apply.

You can transfer up to N50,000 per transaction and N100,000 daily limit for financial savings and modern-day accounts

 

2. Mobile App:

To transfer money from Sterling Bank using the mobile app and internet banking, you can follow these steps:
a. Download and install the Sterling Bank mobile app from your device’s app store.
b. Launch the app and log in using your internet banking credentials.
c. Once logged in, locate the Transfer Money option within the app’s menu.
d. Select the type of transfer you want to make, such as within Sterling Bank or to other banks.
e. Enter the beneficiary’s account details, including the bank name, account number, and recipient’s name.
f. Enter the amount you want to transfer.
g. Confirm the transaction details and proceed to make payment.
h. Once the transaction is successful, you will receive a confirmation message.

3. Internet Banking:

a. Access the Sterling Bank internet banking platform using a web browser on your computer or mobile device.
b. Log in to your account using your internet banking login details.
c. From the internet banking dashboard, navigate to the Transfer Money section.
d. Select the type of transfer you want to make, such as within Sterling Bank or to other banks.
e. Enter the beneficiary’s account details, including the bank name, account number, and recipient’s name.
f. Enter the amount you want to transfer.
g. Confirm the transaction details and proceed to make payment.
h. Once the transaction is successful, you will receive a confirmation message.

 

You can also read: Sterling bank ussd code: How to register or reset Pin- transfer money, buy airtime and pay bills

Account Balance/ Account No. Enquiry:

You can check your account balance by dialing *822*6# as well as get your account number by dialing *822*8#. You can also dial *822# and select 6 to check your balance or 8 to check your account number. Charges apply

Pin Reset:

Dial *822#
Select PIN reset
Provide your 10 digit NUBAN account number and your BVN to validate your request
You will be prompted to create a new PIN.

You may also like to read: Sterling Bank: how to check statement of account, transfer, BVN update and buy airtime through Whatsapp

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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