Notably, the capability to surf using airtime is not automatically enabled. This is intended to prevent users from incurring unforeseen data expenses. Therefore, you must consent for it to occur. To activate MTN PAYU and begin browsing using airtime, you can either:
Send RESET to 131.
Once you have completed either of the above steps, MTN will send you a message stating that PAYU data is now active for you and that all of your Internet browsing will be paid at the rate of N3/MB. You can now continue browsing using airtime.
How To Stop MTN PAYU
You can deactivate MTN PAYG browsing if you wish to cease being charged pay as you go for data after having used it. The hard aspect of the PAYU plan is that if you run out of bundle data or your Wi-Fi connection drops in the middle of a download or heavy surfing, the network will charge you for the remainder of your activity using your airtime. Downloading @ 3/MB might rapidly consume a great deal of airtime.
You can disable or stop browsing using your airtime by using one of the following methods:
You will receive a response confirming that you have opted out of using your airtime for browsing, and your airtime will no longer be debited for Internet use. If you wish to continue using MTN Internet on your phone, you must purchase a data plan or re-enable PAYG browsing.
Is there a fee for opting in for MTN PAYG browsing?
There is no charge for opting in. you will not be charged for opting in for PAYG browsing. You will only be charged for the data you use, at the rate of N3 per MB.