How to migrate to MTN Beta Talk tariff plan step by step

by Abdulrazaq
How to migrate to MTN Beta Talk tariff plan step by step

MTN network has different tariff plans serving specific purposes. If your tariff plan is no longer good for you again, then carefully read this article as I am going to show you how to migrate to MTN Beta Talk tariff plan step by step.

Do you want to know how to migrate from other MTN tariff plan to MTN Beta Talk tariff plan? Here in this article is the migration code, SMS method, in fact, everything you may have to know.

If you’re searching for how to migrate from MTN Pulse, Awuf4U or Yafun Yafun tariff plan to MTN Beta Talk tariff plan, then don’t worry as I have compiled this article to help you through.

Read this also: how to transfer airtime on MTN for the first time.

Tariff PlansCall RatesMigration codes
MTN Pulse11k/sec*406*1#
BetaTalk40k/sec*123*2*1#
Awuf4U45k/sec*888*Recharge card PIN#
mPulse15k/sec*344*1#
XtraValue20k/sec*131*2#
XtraSpecial Prepaid15k/sec*408*1#
Yafun Yafun9k/sec*559#
mPulse12k/sec*344*1# 

How to migrate to MTN Beta Talk tariff plan

MTN Beta Talk tariff plan is an amazing tariff which makes many people migrate from other tariff plan to it on a daily basis.

It is one of the MTN tariff plans that allows all subscribers to enjoy the benefits of mobile communication without paying any hidden fee.

Happy with the brief feature of MTN Beta Talk tariff plan above? Do you want to migrate to it now? If yeah, then simply dial *123*2*6# or text BT to 131.

Related article: MTN awuf data plans in 2021 and their subscription USSD code.

You can migrate to MTN Beta Talk tariff plan using the migration code (*123*2*1#) or any of the channels below:

  • Method 1. text BT to 131
  • Method 2. dial *123*2*1#
  • Method 3. contact MTN customer care to migrate for you
  • Method 4. use myMTN App:
    • Login to myMTN App,
    • Select ‘Other Plans’ and
    • Select ‘BetaTalk’.
  • Method 5. use myMTN Web:
    • Logon to https://mymtn.com.ng
    • Enter your phone number.
    • Enter OTP and select ‘Proceed’.
    • On the top right corner of the home page, click your name.
    • Select My Plan.
    • Select Other Plans.
    • Select MTN BetaTalk.

How to migrate to MTN Beta Talk for free very fast

As a matter of fact, you will not be charged for migrating to MTN Beta Talk tariff plan if it is your first time in 30 days, but consequently, subsequent migrations within the same month will attract a migration fee of N102.

However, to migrate to MTN Beta Talk tariff plan for free very fast, an official USSD code which you can use is *123*2*1#.

If you are successfully subscribed on MTN Beta Talk tariff plan now, you will immediately start enjoying the following benefits:

  1. 300% airtime bonus and 200% Data Bonus on every recharge of N100 and above. Note that data bonus is in multiples of 20MB.
  2. Special bundles (40MB for N50 and 250MB for N200)
  3. Free 10MB monthly data bonus on the first recharge or first call of the month.

MTN Beta Talk frequently asked questions

The following are the frequently asked questions related to MTN Beta Talk tariff plan and their best answer(s).

Q 1. What is MTN Beta Talk?

Ans. MTN Beta Talk is a prepaid tariff plan that rewards customers with 300% airtime bonus and additional 200% Data bonus on EVERY recharge from N1 and above.

It also offers special data bundles: 40MB at N50 and 250MB at N200.


Q2. Who can migrate to MTN Beta Talk tariff plan?

Ans. All MTN Prepaid customers can migrate to MTN BetaTalk tariff plan.


Q3. Why should I migrate to MTN BetaTalk?

Ans. You will enjoy the following benefits when you are on MTN BetaTalk plan:

  • 300% airtime bonus and 200% Data Bonus on every recharge of N1 and above. Data Bonus is in multiples of 20MB.
  • Special bundles:
    • 40MB for N50
    • 250MB for N200
  • Free 10MB Monthly Data Bonus on the First Recharge or First Call of the month.

Q4. How do I migrate to MTN Beta Talk?

Ans. You can migrate to MTN BetaTalk plan via any of the channels below:

  • Text BT to 131
  • Dial *123*2*1#
  • MTN ChatBot
  • myMTN App: Login to myMTN App, select ‘Other Plans’ and select ‘BetaTalk’.
  • myMTN Web:
    1. Logon to https://mymtn.com.ng
    2. Enter your phone number.
    3. Enter OTP and select ‘Proceed’.
    4. On the top right corner of the home page, click your name.
    5. Select My Plan.
    6. Select Other Plans.
    7. Select MTN Beta Talk.

Q5. How much will I be charged for migrating to MTN BetaTalk plan?

Ans. You will NOT be charged for migrating into BetaTalk tariff plan if it is your first time in 30 days. But subsequent migrations within the same month will attract a migration fee of N102.


Q6. Will I be charged an access fee when I make call on MTN Beta Talk?

Ans. No, you will not be charged any access for making calls on MTN Beta Talk.

Your first minute call of each day will be charged from your main account at the regular rate and subsequent calls from bonus accounts.


Q7. If I am an MTN Postpaid customer, can I migrate to MTN Beta Talk?

Ans. No, MTN Postpaid customers CANNOT migrate to MTN BetaTalk tariff plan.


Q8. On what recharge channels will I receive the airtime and data bonus if I recharge?

Ans. Yes, you will be able to receive the airtime and data bonus when you recharge via the following channels:

  • USSD (*555*PIN#)
  • myMTNWeb
  • MyMTNApp
  • MOD
  • IVR
  • CLM
  • CHATBOT

Please note that you will not be able to receive the airtime and data bonus if your friend share airtime airtime to you (Share N Sell).


Q9. What is the value of airtime and data bonus that I will get after successful recharge?

Ans. Upon successful recharge, you will get 300% airtime bonus and data bonus. The Data Bonus will be received in multiples of 20MB.

Read this also: how to become an approved MTN SIM registration agent.


Q10. How much will I be charged when using the Airtime and Data Bonus?

Ans. The table below explains much more

ActivityRate
Local Calls73k/sec (N43.80/min)
Local SMSN4/SMS Capped at 75 weekly.
Local DataN15.36 per MB
Data BonusN10 per MB

Q11. How can I check my airtime and data bonus balance?

Ans. You can check your main account and bonus (airtime and data) via the following channels:

  • Balances by dialling the USSD code *556# & *559*43#.
  • SMS – 2 to 131 (for data bonus) and single balance view notification
  • USSD – *559*43# & *556#
  • myMTNWeb
  • MyMTNApp
  • MOD
  • ChatBot
  • CLM

Q12. What is the validity of the airtime and data bonus?

Ans. The airtime and data bonus are valid for 7days.


Q13. I just made my first call of the day with sufficient airtime in my main account and BetaTalk bonus account but I was charged from main account instead of my bonus account. Is this correct?

Ans. Yes, your first 1 minute call of the day will now be charged from your main account, after which subsequent charges will occur from your BetaTalk bonus account or other bonus accounts.


Q14. Will my first call be charged from main account every day?

Ans. Yes, your first 1 minute call will be charged from your main account on a daily basis. The charging counter will reset by 11:5PM mid-night and start again counting from 12:00am.

For example, if customer makes his/her first 1 minute call of the day by 10:00am, once its 11:59pm, the charging counter will reset and the customer will be required to make another 1 minute from main account by 12:00am the next day.

See this also: how to migrate from other tariff plan to MTN Pulse tariff plan.


Q15. What happens if the airtime in my main account is less than 1 minutes?

Ans. If the airtime in your main account is less than 1 minute, the available airtime in your main account will be used for calls after which subsequent charges will occur from your BetaTalk bonus account or other bonus accounts.

For example, if customer has N20 in his/her main account and N100 in BetaTalk bonus account.

Call charges will begin from the N20 and once exhausted, charges will continue form the BetaTalk bonus account.


Q16. How do I receive the Free 10MB Monthly Data Bonus on MTN BetaTalk?

Ans. Easy! To receive your Free 10MB Monthly data bonus on MTN BetaTalk, simply make your first recharge of the month via the below listed applicable recharge channels OR your first call of the month from your main account/XtraTime account.

  • Physical/Logical PIN
  • VTU
  • MOD
  • Bank/ DYA
  • Awuf4U

Please note that Share N Sell will not qualify you for the free 10MB Monthly Data bonus.


Q17. Okay! How much will I recharge OR many seconds/minutes of call will I make before receiving the Free 10MB Monthly Data Bonus?

Ans. You will receive the Free 10MB Monthly Data Bonus ONCE every month on your first recharge of N1 and above OR first call of the month from main account/XtraTime.

For example, if your first month recharge is N50, you will receive the Free 10MB Monthly Data Bonus.

Also, if your first call of the month from main account/XtraTime is 10secs, you will receive the Free 10MB Monthly Data Bonus.


Q18. I just received the Free 10MB Monthly Data bonus after my First Month recharge. Will I also receive another Free 10MB Data bonus when I make my First call from Main account or XtraTime in the same month?

Ans. No. You will NOT receive another Free 10MB Monthly Data Bonus. BUT you will ONLY receive the Free 10MB Monthly Data Bonus ONCE a month. Either from your First recharge OR your First call of the month from main account/ XtraTime account.


Q19. Can I use the Free 10MB Monthly Data Bonus to browse all websites?

Ans. Yes, you can use the data to browse all websites at any time of the day. There is no restriction on the websites you can access with the data bonus.

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Q20. What is the validity of the Free 10MB Monthly Data Bonus?

Ans. The Free 10MB Monthly Data bonus is valid for 30days from the date of allocation.


Q21. Will I be able to share my Free 10MB Monthly Data Bonus with another number?

Ans. No. you will NOT be able to share/transfer the Free 10MB Monthly Data Bonus with another number.


Q22. If I have an active data bundle and I also have the Free 10MB Data Bonus on First recharge or first Call offer on my line, which data will deplete first?

Ans. The Data bundle with the least validity period will deplete first.


Q23. Will I be able to use the free 10MB data bonus when I migrate out of MTN Beta Talk?

Ans. Yes. You will be able to use the free 10MB data bonus when you migrate out to another eligible tariff plan (i.e. MTN XtraSpecial, MTN XtraValue, MTN Pulse, MTN Trutalk, MTN mPulse, MTN Talk on etc.) if the bonus is still within validity.


Q24. How do I check the balance of my Free 10MB Monthly Data Bonus?

Ans. To check the balance of your Free 10MB Monthly Data bonus, simply dial *556#.


Q25. What happens if I have N0 airtime in my main account and N200 in my BetaTalk account?

Ans. Your calls will be charged from your BetaTalk account.

However, if you recharge the same day, your next 60 seconds call will then be charged from your main account after which your calls will be charged from your BetaTalk bonus account until it is exhausted.


Q26. Will my bonus clear on expiry even if I have not exhausted the bonus?

Ans. Yes, if you have not exhausted your bonus on expiry, all unused bonus will be cleared from the bonus account.


Q27. How do I subscribe to 40MB Data Plans?

Ans. You will be able to subscribe to 40MB data plans via the following channels:

  • USSD: Dialling *131*1*1#
  • SMS: Sending B30 to 131

Q28. I just received a pop-up menu to choose either One-off or Recurrent option after activating the data bundle. What does this mean?

Ans. The Pop-up menu is a new feature that allows you to set your data bundle on One-off or Recurrent purchase:

  • One-Off Purchase means that your data bundle will not renew after expiry.
  • Recurrent Purchase means your data bundle will auto-renew after expiry.

Q29. If I exit the Pop-Up Menu or it times out before selecting an option, will my data bundle be activated?

Ans. If you exit the Pop-Up Menu or it times out before selecting an option, the bundle will not be activated.

Related article: how to check MTN data balance online (step by step).


Q30. If my 40MB daily data bundle is on One-off option, will I be able to opt in for Recurrent option or renew the bundle?

Ans. Yes, you will be able to opt in for Recurrent option or renew the bundle by sending RB30 to 131.


Q31. Will I be able to cancel auto-renewal anytime?

Ans. Yes, you will be able to cancel auto-renewal on your bundle anytime by sending the opt-out keyword, NOB30 to 131.


Q32. Will my unused data balance roll over if I activates a new 40MB daily bundle during the grace period?

Ans. Yes, your unused balance will rollover if you activate a new 40MB daily data bundle within 1day grace period.


Q33. How do I check my 40MB Beta Talk balance?

Ans. You can check your 40MB balance via the following channels:

  • SMS: Texting 2 to 131
  • USSD: Dialing *131*4#
  • MyMTNApp
  • myMTN Web

Q34. What is the validity of the 40MB daily data bundle?

Ans. The 40MB daily data bundle is valid for 1day.


Q35. What happens to my unused 40MB data after expiration?

A. You will be able to rollover the unused bundle only if you renew the bundle within 1-day grace period.


Q36. Will customers on other plans be able to activate the 40MB daily bundle?

Ans. No, customers on other plans will not be able to activate the 40MB daily bundle.


Q37. What happens if I exhaust my data bundle before the renewal date?

Ans. As soon as you exhaust your data bundle before the expiry, your data access will be suspended and you will not be able to browse again. To continue browsing, you will need to do one of the following:

  • Buy another 40MB data plan by texting B30 to 131 or other data bundles by dialing *131*1#.
  • Borrow data by dialing *606#.
  • Opt-in a Pay As You Go browsing by dialing *131*200# to continue browsing with your airtime @N3.07/MB.

Q38. Can I share my MTN Betatalk 40MB data bundle?

Ans. No, you will NOT be able to share your 40MB data bundle.


Q39. Can I gift my MTN 40MB data bundle?

Ans. No, you will not be able to gift your 40MB data bundle BUT will be able to gift other data bundles.

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Q40. Who can subscribe to 250MB Data bundle?

Ans. Only customers on the BetaTalk Plan can subscribe to this data bundle.


Q41. How do I subscribe to 250MB Special Data Plan?

Ans. You will be able to subscribe to 250MB data plans via the following channels:

  • USSD: Dialling *131*113# or *131*1*1#
  • SMS: Sending 113 to 131

Q42. Are all MTN customers eligible to buy the 250MB data bundle?

Ans. No, only customers on the BetaTalk plan can subscribe to 250MB data plan.


Q43. I just received a pop-up menu to choose either One-off or Recurrent option after activating the data bundle. What does this mean?

Ans. The Pop-up menu is a new feature that allows you to set your data bundle on One-off or Recurrent purchase:

  • One-Off Purchase means that your data bundle will not renew after expiry.
  • Recurrent Purchase means your data bundle will auto-renew after expiry.

Q44. If I exit the Pop-Up Menu or it times out before selecting an option, will my data bundle be on One-off or Recurrent option?

Ans. If you exit the Pop-Up Menu or it times out before selecting an option, the bundle will not be activated.


Q45. If my 250MB data bundle is on One-off option, will I be able to opt in for Recurrent option or renew the bundle?

Ans. Yes, you will be able to opt in for Recurrent option or renew the bundle by sending R113 to 131.


Q46. Will I be able to cancel auto-renewal anytime?

Ans. Yes, you will be able to cancel auto-renewal on your bundle anytime by sending the opt-out keyword, NO113 to 131.


Q47. Will my unused data balance roll over if I activates a new 250MB daily bundle during the grace period?

Ans. Yes, your unused balance will rollover if you activate a new 250MB daily data bundle within 2days grace period.


Q48. How do I check my 250MB BetaTalk balance?

Ans. You can check your 250MB balance via the following channels:

  • SMS: Texting 2 to 131
  • USSD: Dialing *131*4#
  • MyMTNApp

Q49. I just activated the 200MB daily bundle and got 250MB?

Ans. Once you are a BetaTalk customer and activate the 200MB daily bundle, you will receive 250MB.

See this also: how to update your MTN SIM card details online.


Q50. What is the validity of the 250MB daily data bundle?

Ans. The 250MB daily data bundle is valid for 2days.


Q51. What happens to my unused 250MB data after expiration?

Ans. You will be able to rollover the unused bundle only if you renew the bundle within 2-day grace period.


Q52. Will customers on other plans be able to activate the 250MB daily bundle?

Ans. No, customers on other plans will not be able to activate the 250MB daily bundle.


Q53. What happens if I exhaust my data bundle before the renewal date?

Ans. As soon as you exhaust your data bundle before the expiry, your data access will be suspended and you will not be able to browse again. To continue browsing, you will need to do one of the following:

  • Buy another 250MB data plan by texting 113 to 131 or other data bundles by dialing *131*1#.
  • Borrow data by dialing *606#.
  • Opt-in a Pay As You Go browsing by dialing *131*200# to continue browsing with your airtime @N3.07/MB.

Q54. Can I share my MTN Betatalk 250MB data bundle?

Ans. No, you will not be able to share your 250MB data bundle.


Q55. Can I gift my MTN 250MB data bundle?

Ans. No, you will not be able to gift your 250MB data bundle BUT will be able to gift other data bundles.


Q56. I just bought a new line and migrated from YafunYafun to Betatalk BUT I was charged from my FREE Bonus account for Call, SMS & Data. What does this mean?

Ans. Yes, you will now receive N1000 SIM Activation bonus on your new number after you register and activate the number.


Q57. When will I be able to use the N1000 SIM Activation bonus on my new number?

Ans. You will be able to use the N1000 SIM Activation bonus on your new number once you perform a chargeable activity from your main account (Calls, SMS, data activities SMS, bundle activation etc.)


Q58. What activities can I perform with the N1000 SIM Activation bonus?

Ans. You will be able to perform National calls, SMS and data from the N1000 SIM Activation bonus as follows:

  • N800 for National Voice calls & SMS.
  • N200 for ALL data activities.

Q59. How long will I be able to use the N1000 SIM Activation bonus?

Ans. The N1000 SIM Activation bonus will be valid for 7 days from the date of SIM activation BUT unused bonus will be cleared after 7days.

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Q60. How many times can I get the N1000 SIM Activation bonus?

Ans. You will receive the N1000 SIM Activation bonus ONCE after buying and registering a new MTN line.


Q61. If I migrate to another tariff plan with my N1000 SIM Activation bonus, will I still be able to use it?

Ans. Yes, you will still be able to use the N1000 SIM Activation bonus when you migrate to another tariff plan so long as the bonus has not expired. However, you will not be able to use the SIM Activation if you migrate to XtraSpecial plan or XtraValue plan


Q62. How much will I be charged when using the N1000 SIM Activation bonus?

Ans. Please check the table below for more understanding.

ActivityRate
Local Calls N45/min
Local SMSN4/SMS
Local DataN1/MB

Q63. What should I do to get the 10% airtime bonus on recharge?

Ans. You can get the 10% airtime Bonus on recharge when you recharge via the eligible recharge channels listed below:

  1. MTNOnDemand (*904#)
    • Bank Account option
    • Debit Card option
  2. MyMTN app
    • Bank Account option
    • Debit Card option
    • TopUp Card option.

Q64. How long will I be able to use the 10% Airtime bonus on recharge?

Ans. The 10% Airtime bonus on recharge will be valid for 7 days BUT unused bonus will be cleared after 7days.


Q65. Will I be able to share my 10% airtime bonus on recharge?

Ans. No. 10% Airtime bonus on recharge can’t be shared/transferred to another line.


Q66. I just made my first call of the day and I was charged from main account instead of my 10% Airtime bonus on recharge. Is this correct?

Ans. Yes, your first 1 minute call of the day will be charged from your main account, after which subsequent charges will occur from your bonus accounts with the order below:

10% Airtime Bonus → Betatalk Voice Bonus → Other Airtime Bonus → Main Account


Q67. Will I get 10% Airtime bonus on recharge when I receive or send airtime via Share n Sell?

Ans. No. You will not get the 10% Airtime bonus on recharge when you receive or send airtime via Share n Sell.


Q68. What activities can I perform with the 10% Airtime bonus on recharge?

Ans. You will be able to make local calls, send SMS and browse any website or app with the 10% Airtime bonus on recharge.


Q69. How much will I be charged when using the 10% Airtime bonus on recharge?

Ans. The table below contains the rate you will be charged from the 10% Airtime bonus on recharge

Local Calls40k/sec (N24/min)
Local SMSN4/SMS
Local DataN15/MB

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Q70. When will I be able to use the 10% Airtime bonus on recharge?

Ans. You will be able to use the 10% Airtime bonus on recharge at any time of the day.


Q71. If I recharge and get my YafunYafun 700% recharge bonus will I continue to use the 10% Airtime bonus on recharge?

Ans. Yes, you will continue to use the 10% Airtime bonus on recharge until it is exhausted. However, subsequent charges will be from your 700% YafunYafun bonus.


Q72. How many times can I get the 10% Airtime bonus on recharge?

Ans. You will receive the 10% Airtime bonus on recharge for every recharge you make via the eligible channels.


Q73. If I migrate to another tariff plan with my 10% Airtime bonus on recharge, will I still be able to use it?

Ans. Yes, you will still be able to use the 10% Airtime bonus on recharge when you migrate to another tariff plan as long as the bonus has not expired.


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MTN Beta Talk summary

Main AccountBonus Account (Airtime & Data)Activation Bonus
Nat’l Calls31.50k/sec (N18.90/min)73k/sec (N43.80/min) (N45/min)
Nat’l SMSN4/SMSN4/SMS Capped at 75 weekly.N4/SMS
DataN15.36 per MBN10 per MBN1/MB

Beta Talk special data bundles

Special MTN Beta Talk tariff plan data bundles are discussed in the table below with their respective migration code, validity, amount to buy them with and lots more.

Data BundlesMigration CodeAmountValidityRenewal Opt-inRenewal Opt-out
40MBSMS B30 to 131Dial *123*2*1#Dial *131*1*1#N501 dayRB30 to 131NOB30 to 131
250MBSMS 113 to 131Dial *123*2*1#Dial *131*1*1#N2002 daysR113 to 131NO113 to 131

See this also: code to transfer airtime from Glo to Glo (step by step guides).

MTN Beta Talk recharge bonus

Recharge AmountAirtime BonusData Bonus
N100-N200300% airtime bonus20MB
N200-N300300% airtime bonus40MB
N300-N400300% airtime bonus60MB
N400-N500300% airtime bonus80MB
N500-N600300% airtime bonus100MB
N600-N700300% airtime bonus120MB
N700-N800300% airtime bonus140MB
N800-N900300% airtime bonus160MB
N900-N1000300% airtime bonus180MB
N1000 and above300% airtime bonus200MB

Conclusion

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