This write up is about the code to buy airtime from keystone bank and we shall be discussing it. Therefore, if you are a Keystone bank customer and you wish to purchase airtime via USSD, you should take your time to read through.
Keystone Bank is a fully registered and licensed commercial bank in Nigeria. The bank provides financial services for everyone (individuals and institutions) and has millions of Nigerians as customers. With a total asset value of over 300 million, Keystone Bank is one of the most valuable commercial banks in Nigeria. Keystone bank has over 150 branches in Nigeria and these branches are spread across the 36 states of the federation.
Code to Purchase Airtime from Keystone Bank
The code to buy credit or top up from keystone is a version of *7111#, it is a 4-digit code used to carry out banking transactions on their mobile ussd platform. The advantage of using this code is that it is available 24/7, you can use it any time of the day you feel like using it. It also does not require data or internet, you just need the phone number linked to your Keystone bank account and a smart phone.
With these two things, you can purchase airtime from your bank account using the *7111# code.
To start, you need to be registered. Read below to know how you can do this.
Register with Keystone 7111
It is easy to register, all you need to do is to follow the below steps.
- Dial *7111# from the phone number linked to your Keystone Bank account
- Reply with 8 to Enable/Disable USSD
- Then, reply with 1 to register
- Enter your correct bank account number
- Create a 4-digit PIN
- Confirm your 4-digit PIN.
If you follow the steps as listed and you enter every detail accordingly, you will receive a confirmation notification from Keystone Bank. At this stage, you can now go ahead to purchase airtime with the code.
How to Buy Card with *7111#
There are two major ways of purchasing airtime on this platform and they are Self-Recharge (Purchasing airtime for yourself) and Third Party Recharge (Purchasing airtime for others). Let’s find out how both can be carried out.
To carry out a self recharge, you should dial *7111*Airtime amount# and on the next menu, enter your 4-digit USSD PIN to authenticate the purchase.
Example: you need to recharge N500 airtime for yourself; dial *7111*500# and enter your PIN.
To carry out a third party recharge, you should dial *7111*Airtime Amount*Beneficiary Phone Number# and on the next menu, enter your 4-digit USSD PIN to authenticate the purchase.
Example: you need to recharge N500 airtime for a person whose mobile number is 09087789089; dial *7111*500*09087789089# and enter your PIN.
Once you initiate any of these, the airtime amount will be deducted from your bank account and the phone number recharged will be credited with airtime.
Networks You Can Recharge
With the Keystone *7111# USSD code, you can recharge all GSM mobile networks in Nigeria. It does not matter if it is Airtel, MTN, Glo or 9Mobile – it will work for all.
One of the major reasons why people do not use credit top up code is because of the little charges from banks. Fortunately, the case is different here as you do not pay any fee as service charge.
Daily Recharge Limit
You will not be able to recharge more than N20,000.00 (Twenty Thousand Naira Only) airtime in a day, that is the daily limit. Nevertheless, this amount can be increased if you make a request at your bank branch via the customer care. The code has no usage limit, it can be used multiple times in a day.
The Keystone bank airtime recharge code makes it easy for all Keystone Bank customers to carry out airtime purchase easily and conveniently. If you did not know how this can be done, I’m sure you now know after reading this piece.