Checkout USSD Code & process to transfer balance from Airtel to another Airtel Number, Other Net Works and Airtel Money. Also sending your Airtel balance to Vodafone or Idea Number. There are over 16 Crore airtel users in India. Out of this, around 12 crore are using Prepaid SIMs and the balance 4 crore are using Airtel Prepaid connection. How to transfer balance from airtel postpaid to airtel prepaid is one of the serious doubt users have.
The stats relating to the Airtel Balance Transfer are very surprising. On an average, there are 1,50,000 balance transfer requests per day coming from Airtel Customers.
Each day, around 12 Lakhs balance is transferred between two Airtel Prepaid numbers. For Airtel postpaid customers there is a similar facility called ‘Gift Talk time’.
USSD Code to Transfer Airtel Balance
To Transfer balance from your Airtel mobile, you need to enter the USSD code *141#. There, you will find an option to Share Your Talk time.
Balance Transfer for Airtel Postpaid Customers
You should note that, this Balance Transfer Service is available only for Airtel Prepaid users. As of now, Airtel postpaid users do not have this balance transfer facility.
How Much Balance Can I Transfer?
You can transfer a minimum of Rs.5 and a Maximum of Rs.30 from your Airtel Prepaid number to any other Airtel Prepaid Number. You can made transfers in the denomination of Rs.10, Rs.20 too.
Airtel Balance Transfer to Other Networks
Unfortunately, there is no facility as of now to transfer your Airtel SIM balance to another Vodafone number.
Airtel to Idea Balance Transfer
Unfortunately, there is no facility as of now to transfer your Airtel SIM balance to another Idea Mobile Prepaid or postpaid number.
Airtel to BSNL Balance Transfer
Unfortunately, there is no facility as of now to transfer your Airtel SIM balance to another BSNL Mobile Prepaid or postpaid number.
Airtel to Aircel Balance Transfer
Unfortunately, there is no facility as of now to transfer your Airtel SIM balance to another Aircel Mobile Prepaid or postpaid number.
What is the Purpose of Balance Transfer
Airtel is not the first mobile service provider to introduce this balance transfer facility. All other companies like Vodafone and Idea have this facility.
The purpose of balance transfer is like an emergency loan. Generally balance transfer takes place between close friends and some times between family members.
Who Introduced Balance Transfer first
Airtel is one of the last companies to introduce the balance transfer feature to its users. The first company to provide this facility is Aircel followed by Vodafone.
On the technical side, there will not be any financial advantages to Airtel by providing this balance transfer facility. This feature is provided only as a complimentary purposes.
In fact, for the smooth functioning of this Balance Transfer feature, Airtel has to allocate more and more technical and financial resources, which is in turn an added burden and also extra expenditure on its part.
How long will the Balance Transfer option last
This means that, in the near future, you wont see the concept of Recharge or Mobile balance. So, this feature of Balance Transfer will not stay long as it becomes irrelevant with the changing technological landscape in India.