How to activate glo transaction pin to be able to send Airtime with other people

In this content or post today, I’ll show you how to activate the transaction pin of the Glo network provider in order to be able to transfer airtime and data to your friend, family member(s), or loved ones yourself with a mobile phone using the USSD code. You have come to the right tech blog, thus, stay tuned and read this to an end.

As I always say, your sim card is just like an ATM, i.e, once you have bought and activated it, you need to customize some things in it according to your likeliness. If you want to activate or change your Glo airtime and data transferring pin, then I will teach you right here today!!

The activation of the transaction pin is very important to be done before any Glo subscriber can transfer airtime and data to another Glo customer(s) successfully.

Meanwhile, every Glo SIM card has its default transaction pin which is 00000 and you cannot use it to transfer airtime and data because of its state of default.

Before you can do a successful transfer of airtime or data, you just need to change from the default pin to another desired and easy-to-remember pin which must be five (5) digit numbers.

Now, let’s start showing you how to activate the Glo airtime transaction pin step by step very fast.

The USSD code and step-by-step procedures that you can take to activate the transaction pin of your Glo SIM card in order to be able to transfer airtime and data to any Glo sim card or any other network are shown and explained below in this post in an intelligible way.

Code to activate your Glo airtime transaction pin

Do you want to know how to activate the transaction pin of your Glo SIM card? If yes, then below are the step-by-step guides and simplest USSD code that you can follow or use to activate your Glo sim card airtime transfer pin very fast:

  1. Insert your Glo SIM card which you want to activate its airtime transfer pin into a mobile phone
  2. Dial *132#
  3. Now, you will be requested to enter your Glo transfer default pin which is 00000, and your new pin
  4. Also, note that the new pin must be verified. That is, you will be required to enter your new Glo airtime transaction pin two times
  5. You can also simply dial *132*00000*new pin*new pin#
  6. If it is activated successfully, then the Glo network will notify you instantly on the screen of your phone and via the text message 
  7. Success: your transaction pin is activated if you have correctly followed the procedures we have outlined above
  8. For more important information or issue resolution regarding activating your Glo airtime transaction pin, please dial 121 via your Glo line to contact the Glo customer care representative for assistance if you prefer it.

Henceforth, you can share airtime from your Glo SIM with another Glo sim or other network in Nigeria.

For Airtel Customers only, please read this: how to know the number which secretly loaded your Airtel recharge card. 

Are you facing any difficulty or can’t do it successfully while activating your Glo transaction pin? Why or what are you waiting for? Call or send a mail to Glo customer care representative on 121 or [email protected] respectively, they will gladly help you out if you do that!


I hope you have known how to activate your Glo transaction with the help of this article. If yes, then please share it with others to show care and let me know your feeling or thought through the comment box.

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Abdulrazaq Yahaya

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This Post Has 9 Comments

  1. Samuel ebuka

    I will like to be an agent


    I want to join MTN sim registration agent

  3. Karo

    I have not be able to change it
    I want to speak with a costumer representative

    1. Abdulrazaq Yahaya

      Kindly dial 121 to speak with Glo customer care representative.

    2. tukur

      I want to be a agent

  4. Kachi

    Not working for me

    1. Abdulrazaq Yahaya

      Hi Kachi, have you changed your transa pin yet? Note that default PIN is 00000. You’ll cannot use default PIN to send Airtime.

      If you haven’t changed the default PIN, then change it and continue.

      Any error response you’ll get, please let’s know by replying to this comment.

  5. Geronimo

    This article is helpful.
    Please I want you people to help show me how to change my pin.

    1. Abdulrazaq Yahaya

      Geronimo, please dial *132# and follow the prompts.

      If it’s work for you, then come here and let’s know, okay?

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