How to Buy Bundles for another Number via Mpesa

How to Buy Bundles for another Number via Mpesa

Have you been having challenges on how to buy bundles for another number via Mpesa? Safaricom allows you to buy internet bundles for any number across different networks in Kenya.

The service works regardless of whether you have an outstanding Okoa Jahazi or Fuliza. It allows you to share and connect with your loved ones and friends from one account.

Before using the service you’ll need to have the following:

  1. Mpesa registered SIM card
  2. Funds in Mpesa

How to Buy Bundles for another Number via Mpesa

Once you’re set to go and have everything, you can buy bundles for another number via Mpesa using the following steps

Using *100# USSD Code

Head to your phone

  1. Dial *100#
  2. Select option 9 which is “Buy”
  3. Select the type of bundles you need e.g. TikTok, Deals, YouTube, etc.
  4. Select 8 which is Go Monthly
  5. Choose option 3 which is to buy for another number
  6. Enter the other number (e.g. 0700123456)
  7. Select the option e.g. data-only plans or all in one
  8. Choose the data corresponding with the amount (e.g. Ksh 250 = 1GB)
  9. Select the payment option (Airtime or Mpesa, If you choose the Mpesa option, you’ll have to enter your PIN)
  10. Accept

The bundles will reflect on the other number.

Using *456# USSD Code

Head to your phone dial pad

  1. Dial *456#
  2. Safaricom will display your name followed by the services offered
  3. Select option 1 which is “buy”
  4. Choose option 5 which is Blaze (You can also choose option 3 which is data bundles. It has the same options)
  5. Select option 4 “Monthly bundle”
  6. Choose buy for another number which is option 8
  7. Enter the recipient’s phone number
  8. Click send
  9. Choose the plan, data only, or all in one
  10. We will go for data only which is option 1
  11. Choose the amount
  12. Confirm payment method (Airtime or Mpesa)
  13. Accept

The data bundles will be sent to the other number.

Please note that the numbers on the service (i.e. 4 for the monthly bundle) keep changing. Don’t be confused when you dial the USSD codes and find the number with another option. It will do the same job.

Using *544# USSD Code

Head over to your phone dial pad

how to buy bundles for another number via Mpesa
  1. Dial *544#
  2. Select option 8 “Go monthly”
  3. Choose option 3 “buy for another number”
  4. Enter the other number
  5. Choose your preferred plan
  6. Well go with data only plan
  7. Choose the amount you wish to spend on the data bundles
  8. Choose payment method
  9. Accept

The data bundles will be sent to the other number.

NOTE: The option for the other number seems to work for the monthly bundles only.

Using My Safaricom App

Open your Safaricom app

  1. On the homepage, click data, call and SMS
  2. On the bundles section, choose Go monthly
  3. Choose data only
  4. Select the amount you wish to spend from the options
  5. Select other number
  6. Enter the other number
  7. Select payment method
  8. Confirm Purchase

Once you have confirmed, the data bundles will be sent to the other number.

Conclusion

If you have been having a hard time figuring out how to buy bundles for another number via Mpesa, now you have the solution. You can also buy for other numbers from different networks such as Airtel or Telkom.

Safaricom is always committed to a positive customer experience and service. If you have any challenges using the service, don’t hesitate to contact them by dialing 100.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I buy data for someone else on Safaricom?

Yes, you can use the Safaricom service by dialing *544# and following the subsequent steps to purchase the data bundles.

How do I gift a friend bundle on Safaricom?

Dial *100#, select products and services, then option four, enter the amount to transfer, recipient number, and the type of bundle to gift.

What is *444# offer on Safaricom?

The offer allows you to purchase daily or monthly bundles for another number among many other services.

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