In this article we will outline how to buy airtel airtime from mpesa. With Safaricom taking the most significant market share in Kenya, especially on mobile money transfer and payment, many Kenyans haven’t realized the benefits that have come with this communication company. This include an buying airtime for either your Safaricom or Airtel lines from M-Pesa account, without having to visit M-pesa agents. Below is a step by step guide on how to buy Airtel airtime from M-pesa.
How to buy Airtel Airtime from Mpesa
Here is how to purchase Airtel Kenya airtime from M-PESA:
- Open the Mpesa Menu on your mobile phone.
- Choose Lipa Na M-Pesa option
- Select Paybill
- Enter the following Business number 220220
- For the Account Number, enter your Airtel mobile number
- Enter the amount of Airtime you want to buy
- Finish by entering your Mpesa Pin
- and finally, click send
M-Pesa charges will apply.
This is how you buy airtel credit from Safaricom Mpesa in Kenya. This step by step method uses PesaPal, one of the popular payment gateways in Kenya.
Top up your Airtel line from the convenience of your home!
How to transfer airtime on Airtel Kenya
If you would like to send airtime to your friends or family, there are two methods. There are two methods of sending airtime by using Airtel Me2U service:
Method 1 Select the SIM menu.
- Select Airtel services.
- Selecting the Me2U feature will give you two options, one for sending airtime and the other for changing your password.
- Choose the send airtime option, then input the required Amount you want to send.
- Enter the phone number of the person you want to send to.
- press OK to accept the transaction.
- Enter your password and then press the OK button to send the airtime.
More ways on how to buy airtel airtime from mpesa
Here are simple ways of topping up:
- 1. Airtel Money -> Simply dial *222#, select Buy Airtime and select either your phone number or another number
- 2. WhatsApp -> Simply click https://wa.me/254734223355?text=hello and follow the simple steps
- 3. ME2U -> Simply dial *140# and follow the simple steps. Limit per transaction is Kshs 2,500
- 4. Partners:
- How to buy airtel airtime from mpesa
- a. Tingg – Simply dial *369# select Buy Airtime and follow the simple steps
- b. Credo – Simply dial *264# select Buy Airtime and follow the simple steps
- c. My Airtime – Simply dial *483*8# select Buy Airtime and follow the simple steps
- 5. Kopa -> Simply dial *310# and follow the simple steps.
- 6. Banks -> Simply dial your bank short code or download your bank app to buy airtime for your Airtel line