Welcome to our guide on how to buy minutes on Vodacom for any network! If you are here, it means that you have a Vodacom line and need to top up with airtime for another network, whether it is MTN, Cell C or Telkom Mobile. Stick with us as we take you through the easy steps to purchase cross-network airtime.
Steps to buy minutes on Vodacom for any network:
- First, ensure that you have sufficient airtime on your Vodacom line. You can recharge your Vodacom line using the Vodacom website, Vodacom mobile app, Vodacom shortcode *135#, or by purchasing airtime vouchers from your nearest retailer.
- Once you have enough airtime on your Vodacom line, you can proceed to purchase cross-network airtime. Dial *135# and select the ‘Buy Airtime and Bundle’ option.
- Select the ‘For Someone Else’ option and enter the recipient’s number. Ensure that you enter the correct number as the purchased airtime cannot be refunded or reversed.
- Next, select the network provider that you want to purchase airtime for. You can choose from MTN, Cell C, Telkom Mobile or any other network.
- Enter the airtime amount that you want to purchase. You can purchase any amount from as little as R5.00 to a maximum of R1,000.00.
- Confirm the details you have entered and proceed to complete the transaction.
- Your airtime purchase will be successful, and a confirmation message will be sent to both you and the recipient.
Tips and Warnings
- Ensure that you have enough airtime on your Vodacom line to complete the transaction. If you don't have enough airtime, the transaction will fail, and your Vodacom line will not be refunded.
- If you're purchasing cross-network airtime for the first time, you may be prompted to enter some security details. This is to prevent fraud and to ensure that your account is protected.
- Before you proceed to purchase airtime, make sure that you have the correct recipient’s number. Once the transaction is successful, you will not be able to reverse or refund the airtime.
- Take note that some network providers may deduct service fees for receiving airtime from other networks. Check with the recipient beforehand to avoid surprises.
Buying minutes on Vodacom for any network is a simple and straightforward process. With just a few steps, you can complete the transaction and have airtime sent to the recipient. Remember to always have sufficient airtime on your Vodacom line to avoid transaction failure. If you encounter any issues, you can contact Vodacom customer care for assistance.