How to easily buy Airtel airtime from Safaricom Mpesa

Airtel money- A product by Airtel
Airtel money- A product by Airtel

Safaricom has now made it simple for Airtel subscribers to buy air time from its Mpesa platform. Airtel subscribers can now buy airtime directly from Mpesa by using a mobile short code. The purchased air time hits the subscriber’s account within a short time. The advantage with this method is that there are no charges involved. The service used is called Tingg.

To purchase Airtel airtime from Mpesa using the procedure below:

  • Dial *369# from your Safaricom line and call.
  • A message will be displayed thus; ‘welcome to Tingg’.
  • From the menu dial option 4 and click on send.
  • In the next window enter option 3 and press on Send.
  • Then, select option 2 for Airtel.
  • Enter your Airtel line phone number, enter amount.
  • A message ‘Pay KES.. to Airtel Airtime for account number…’ Select either option 1 to buy airtime from Mpesa or 2 to Edit your choices.
  • Next you will see a message; ‘Tingg Checkout: Your request to pay KES… Airtel Airtime has been received’.

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