There is that time when you just want to share your data with a friend, or need a friend to share with you. This is how you can share.

First register for MTN Data Share by dialling *131*2*1# or texting REG to 131.


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After registration, you receive a new pin that you use to add beneficiaries to your MTN shared Data. Bundle account via USSD menu *131*2*2#

Alternatively text Add <MSISDN> <PIN> to 131

MTN Ghana data settings

MTN Ghana internet settings

upon acquiring your MTN sim, you will need to get connected to the internet to be able to use all the apps so desire.


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Internet settings vary from service provider to service provider.

For MTN, these are the settings.

For Android users,



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>go to Settings

> Mobile Networks

> Access Point name

> Add New then add the settings below then save and use them.

Once this is well done, you can connect to the internet.

For iPhone users:

>go to Settings

>Mobile Data

> Mobile Data Network then add the appropriate settings below then save.

iPhones normally do not have a lot of fields to add new settings. These settings work for both 3G and 4G networks. Here are the settings:

  • Name: MTN
  • APN: internet
  • Username: Not Set
  • Password: Not Set
  • Proxy : (leave it blank – not set )
  • Port : (Leave it blank – not set)
  • Server : (leave it blank )
  • MMSC : ( Leave it blank )
  • Multimedia Message proxy : (leave blank)
  • Multimedia message port : (Not Set)
  • MCC : (leave it as default)
  • MNC : (keep default)
  • Authentication type : (none/not set)
  • APN type : (default)
  • APN protocol : (IPv4)
  • Bearer : (Unspecified)
  • Mobile virtual network operator : (none )