Purchasing airtime using the paybill service offers a quick, cost-effective and simple way to purchase airtime with ease and timeliness.
From your Mpesa, you can purchase as much airtime as you can afford, depending on your need. Be it for communication purposes or browsing, enjoy the options provided to your satisfaction.
Safaricom guarantees you free charges on transaction fee upon airtime purchase from Safaricom on your Mpesa account.
Safaricom Airtime can be bought directly from your Mpesa account using the following methods;
Step i: Go to ‘sim toolkit’ on your mobile phone.
Step ii: Select ‘services’ and go to ‘Safaricom’.
Step iii: Access ‘Mpesa’ and select ‘Buy airtime’.
Step iv: Choose where the airtime should be deposited. Either ‘My phone’ or ‘Other phone’.
Step v: Indicate the amount that should be deducted from your Mpesa account and send.
Step vi: Enter your Mpesa PIN number and send.
Step vii: You will receive a notification from Safaricom in a short while, of the success of the purchase.
Alternatively, you can Buy Safaricom airtime from Mpesa using another formula
Step 1. You can go straight to the USSD Code of *544# or *444#
Step 2. The Codes leads you to choose different talk times packages you can afford.
Step 3. Select the best talk time package suitable and affordable to you
Step 3. Go to Mpesa
Step 4. Confirm the total amount to be deducted and send.
Step 5. Confirm whether you are buying for ‘My phone number’ or ‘Other number’
Step 6. Enter your Mpesa Pin number and send
Step 7. Wait for an Mpesa reply, confirming Mpesa balance and a second message from Safaricom delivering the purchase.