How To Upgrade Your MTN Sim to 4G

How To Upgrade Your MTN Sim to 4G

MTN Sim Upgrade

Why purchase another sim when you can simply update to the new MTN 4G network. Yes! Your old MTN 3G SIM card can be upgraded to the MTN 4G LTE as long as you own a 4G compatible device.

The MTN 4G now has its coverage across the country with the fastest browsing and downloading experience you can ever ask of. It also offers special data and call plans, free bonuses at upgrade and lots more.

Benefits of The MTN 4G SIM

Just as the upgraded version of everything has an advantage of the older ones, below are the benefits of the MTN 4G SIM;
  • Blazing Downloading Speed
  • Clarity in Voice Connections
  • Faster Browsing Experience
  • Upgraded Data Plans 
  • Free 10GB upon upgrade to 4G SIM valid for 7 days.
  • 100% bonus on every N500 to N5000 data bundles purchased from month 1 to month 3 after upgrading SIM to 4G.
  • 25% bonus on all data bundles purchased from month 4 to month 6 after upgrading to 4G. Newly activated and existing 4G customers will enjoy only 25% bonus for 6 months.

How to Check If Your Device Is Compatible For MTN 4G

Any device that is 4G LTE enabled is compatible for the MTN 4G SIM thus requiring you to make an upgrade but for certainty sake, MTN has provided a short code that enables you to check if your device is 4G compatible all you need to do is, SMS "4G to 131"

If the device is compatible with 4G, you will then receive a message that says:  "Yello! Your device is 4G ready, but you need to upgrade your SIM to enjoy MTN 4G LTE. Please visit the nearest MTN store or partner retailer for a SIM swap now."  BUT,  If the device is not compatible to use the service, you will receive a message that says,  "Yello! You need to upgrade your SIM card and device to enjoy MTN 4G LTE. Please visit the nearest MTN store or partner retailer to upgrade now.".

Requirements For Upgrade

  • A valid ID Card 
  • SIM pack 
  • An affidavit certifying ownership IF the sim pack is lost or damaged.

How to Upgrade

  • With the requirements above, visit any nearest MTN service centre to upgrade to an MTN 4G SIM Card
Upgrading to the MTN 4G Service might cost you but in order to retain your number and Contacts, it's preferable to buying a new SIM. 

Equally, you can still use the MTN 4G service by purchasing a new MTN 4G SIM at any MTN office or retail shop.

Finally, You can also earn 500MB bonus To your upgraded SIM if you refer another MTN customer to perform an upgrade. Simply log on to the MyMTN app using your number then, add the number of the referred customer to your Upgrade refer list. Once the customer performs the upgrade, you automatically earn the bonus.

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