As a customer, if you are looking for code to buy airtime from zenith bank, then opening this page was a right decision as you are going to find it here.
When it comes to using phones, airtime is a very important part of it so there is no questioning why you need to have it. Using a code to buy airtime directly from your bank account is a modern development and a welcomed one at that, so, you need this code. Let’s get to it.
Code to Recharge from Zenith Bank
The code to buy, recharge or top up your airtime from zenith bank started with you dialing *966#. You can then follow the on screen instruction afterwards. There is also a direct code.
The code is under the Zenith EazyBanking service so for you to be able to use the code, you have to register with the platform.
- Dial *966*00# from the phone number registered with your Zenith Bank account
- Enter the last 4 digits of your ATM card
- Confirm from the displayed account name that it is your account
- Create and confirm your 4 digits pin.
This pin should be memorized so pick something that you can easily remember. You can use the same PIN as your ATM pin to be on a safe side.
As confirmation of a successful registrations, you will receive an SMS containing your bank account balance. Having successfully registered on the Zenith EazyBanking platform, you will now be able to make use of the credit recharge code.
How to Use Zenith Recharge Code
Using this code to purchase airtime is relatively easy, just follow the below steps.
- Dial *966# from the phone number connected with your Zenith Bank account
- Reply with “4” for Airtime
- Select either for Self or others, reply with “1” or “2” accordingly
- For Self, enter the airtime amount and continue
- For others, enter the phone number and then the airtime amount and continue
- You will receive a notification to confirm the phone number (read through it and be sure it is correct)
- Enter your Pin
As simple as that and you are done. Like it should, the airtime amount will be deducted from your bank account balance while your airtime balance will be credited.
You can as well recharge by directly dialing *966*Airtime Amount*Phone Number# from your registered phone number. Using this method still requires your 4 digits pin to authenticate the transaction.
Daily Recharge Code Limit
Zenith bank sets the limit for top up with their airtime recharge code to N3000 (Three Thousand Naira Only). What that means is that you cannot recharge more than that in a day.
Charges that Applies to the Code
Zenith bank does not charge you for using their airtime recharge code to buy airtime, however, your mobile network does. There is no specific amount being charged by your network, but you should have at least N10 (Ten Naira Only) to use the code.
What happens if you forget your 4 digits pin?
A lot of Zenith Bank customers ask this question; it is true that you cannot purchase airtime without providing your 4 digits pin so, what happens when you forget it? Well, you get to reset it and you can do that by.
- Dial *966#
- Reply with “6” for Self service
- Reply with “3” to Reset USSD Pin
- Enter your correct bank account number as prompted
- Enter a new 4 digits pin
- Confirm your pin
- Enter the last 6 digits of your ATM card.
Following the above steps will successfully reset your USSD pin and you can now carry out transactions using the new pin you created.
Other Things to Know
There are few other things that apply with using the *966# code you should know.
1.) You can only register for the Zenith EazyBanking platform using a MasterCard or Visa Card. It is not open for Verve cards.
2.) The code works only on GSM networks which all major networks in Nigeria (MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9mobile) are. Other networks like Ntel or Visafone won’t work.
3.) You can register on the platform with all Zenith bank account types except Domiciliary, Gold, Platinum and ZECA accounts.
Everything is made easy on the Eazy Banking platform so you should be on it as a Zenith Bank customer. With the zenith bank airtime recharge code, you can top up your line easily and conveniently and it is fast so it saves time as well.