How to get Free 10GB Data on MTN

MTN Free 10gb data + 100% Data Bonus

Hello! Have you been searching tirelessly on the following;

"How to get free 10GB Data on MTN when you upgrade your sim card

How to locate the nearest MTN Office in area to upgrade your MTN SIM

How to get double data on MTN in 2020"

If "Yes," then you can count today your lucky day; Because MTN Nigeria has decided to reward her subscribers with free 10GB data and 100% data bonus for the next 3 months. But not so quick! Before you can be a partaker of this offer, you will have to upgrade your 3G SIM card to 4G.

As soon it's done, you will have 10 Gigabyte worth of data for the next one month at your disposal.. And not forgetting your 100% data bonus for the next three months..

Do you know what this means? It means for the next three months any data bundle you opt-in for, you get double of it. So if you purchase MTN 1.5GB for 1000 Naira monthly plan, instead of getting 1.5GB you will get 3GB data. What if you subscribed to the 4.5GB for N2000 plan, what do you get? Do the maths yourself!

Incase you are wondering if this is a cheat or loophole on MTN Network, "Absolutely not! This is 100% official and legit." Infact, this update was made known to everyone on Twitter when MTN Nigeria shared a tweet on it's official page on the 12th of May, saying;

Enjoy 10GB Free when you upgrade your sim to 4G, You also get to enjoy 100% data bonus for 3Months!!!

How to upgrade your MTN SIM to 4G to get Free 10GB Data

  • Locate any MTN office or shop nearest to you, take your MTN SIM card and it's pack along with you.
  • When you are going, don't forget to go along with a valid identification card. It can be your National ID card, Voter's card, International Passport or School ID card. Anyone will do!
  • Tell them you want to upgrade your MTN SIM to 4G.

After your MTN SIM has been upgraded to 4G, what is next? Keep reading!


  • After you have successfully upgraded your SIM card to 4G LTE, all you have to do is insert the SIM card into a 4G enabled device. Just make sure it's a 4G supported smartphone or else it won't work.
  • Open your SMS box and send "4G" to "131".. Remember, send without quotes..
  • Instantly! Your MTN line will be credited with Free 10GB data and 100% data bonus
  • The Free 10Gig data is valid for 1 month (30 days) while the double data offer is valid for 3 months. To check your data balance, dial *131*4#

Are you in a bit of a problem locating the nearest MTN office around your locality or area? Don't worry, I have got you covered..


  • It's simple. All you have to do is dial *123*1*7# and you will be prompted to fill in your State and Local Government Area of your residence.
  • After that, you will receive a message listing all the MTN offices or MTN Agent shops nearest to you. 

If the above code doesn't work, probably because of poor network coverage, all you to do is follow this link:



  1. Can the free MTN 10GB data be used on 3G devices? No! The data only works of 4G enabled phones.
  2. Can I use the MTN 100% data bonus on all types of devices: 2G, 3G, 4G or 5G? Yes! You can. It works perfectly well
  3. How long is the MTN Free 10GB Data valid? It is valid for only 1 month
  4. For how many months is the MTN 100% Data Bonus valid? It is valid for only 3 months.
  5. If I have upgraded my MTN SIM card before, can I still get the free 10gb data? No way! You can't. This offer is only for those who hasn't upgraded thier MTN SIM card before
  6. How do I know if my MTN SIM card is 4G?This is a nice question. You wouldn't want a situation whereby your MTN SIM is already 4G and you are requesting for an upgrade.. To confirm if your MTN SIM card is 4G, all you have to do is send "4G" to 131 as an SMS. If you get a message saying;
Yello! You need to upgrade your SIM and Device to 4G to enjoy amazing data offers. Upgrade to 4G and enjoy Free 10GB + 100% bonus on data plans from N500-N5,000 purchased for 3 months.

For more information on MTN 4G LTE, please visit or walk in to any of our stores or service centers nationwide.

Then obviously, your SIM isn't 4G. But if you get another message saying otherwise, then you know your SIM is 4G.

I hope I have been able to answer all your questions?? If have any more questions, please use the comment box. And don't leave without sharing this information, who knows, someone might be in great need of this information. And lastly, don't forget to follow us on Twitter for more updates.


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