How to Buy Airtime from First Bank USSD Code for Yourself & Someone

How to Buy Airtime from First Bank USSD Code for Self & Someone

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One of the quickest ways to buy airtime from your First Bank account for yourself or recharge someone is by dialling the USSD code on your mobile phone.

The First Bank USSD code to buy airtime for yourself is *894*Amount# from your account while dial *894*Amount*Phone Number# to recharge for someone such as family, friends, and another phone number of yours. This code works on Airtel, Mtn, Glo and 9 mobile networks.

Therefore, read on to understand better including other interesting topics.


How to Buy Airtime with First Bank USSD Code for Self

Dial *894*Amount# to buy airtime for yourself from the First Bank account directly. This USSD recharge code only works on the phone number (Mtn, Glo, Airtel or 9 mobile) linked to your First Bank account.

For example, to buy 500 Naira Mtn airtime directly from your First Bank account, dial *894*200# and your phone number will be recharged with the specified amount.

In addition, 10,000 Naira is the maximum amount of airtime you can buy with the First Bank USSD code per day.

Also, note that you must activate the First Bank USSD banking on your phone to buy airtime. If you have not, read on How to Activate First Bank Code.

How to Buy Airtime with First Bank USSD Code for yourself

How to Buy Airtime for Someone from First Bank

You can also buy airtime for someone from your First bank account by dialling *894*Amount*Phone Number# and entering your PIN. So you can recharge for your friends and family directly from your bank account whether they are using Mtn, Glo, Airtel or 9 mobile.

For example, to buy 500 Naira Glo airtime for someone from your First Bank account directly, dial *894*500*08051234567# and the person’s phone number will be credited with the amount.


How to Buy Airtime From First Bank to Another Phone Number

Dial the USSD code *894*Amount*Phone Number# to recharge another phone number of yours, enter your 5-digit PIN and the airtime is credited to the phone instantly. Many of us own more than 1 mobile network and this is how to recharge the other phone number apart from the one linked to your First bank account. As you can see, the process is just like you are buying airtime for someone else but this time, it is your own.

For example, to buy 500 Naira of Airtel airtime to another phone number, dial *894*500*08021234567# and the phone number will be recharged with the amount.


First Bank Airtime Amount Daily Limit

The First Bank airtime USSD code limit is 10,000 Naira per day. This is the amount limit you can recharge for yourself or others daily whether it is MTN, Glo, Airtel or 9 mobile.


Can you Buy Airtime from First Bank Account without an ATM Card?

You can buy airtime from your First Bank Account without an ATM card by just dialling *894*Amount#. But you must have registered the USSD banking to use it and one of the requirements to activate First Bank USSD code is to enter the last 4 digits of your ATM debit card; then you can create a new USSD code PIN. This is the PIN to authenticate all transactions using the First Bank USSD code, not an ATM card.


How to Borrow Airtime from First Bank

To borrow airtime from First Bank, get a loan from the bank using *894*11#. After you borrowed money with the First Bank Loan code, use part of the money to buy airtime for yourself or recharge for others. Therefore, you would repay the loan you borrow with interest instead of airtime.


How to Reverse Airtime Purchase from First Bank

Although you cannot directly reverse the airtime you purchased from First Bank, there is an indirect method. Find someone willing to buy the recharge card and transfer the money to your First bank account. This is the trick to reverse the airtime you bought from First Bank.


How to Stop Buying Airtime from First Bank

There are 2 ways to stop buying airtime from your First Bank account. First option: dial *894*991# to stop buying airtime from First Bank. This will also deactivate other USSD banking transactions such as transferring money, buying data, checking balance and paying for subscriptions. So, think about it before you do it however, you can reactivate it later when you want.

The second option is to stop using the airtime code to recharge from First Bank. That is because you cannot only deactivate the airtime code, you just have to stop using it. And if you think your USSD PIN is not safe, reset it. You can read How to Reset First Bank USSD PIN.


Other First Bank USSD Codes

There are a lot of transactions you could do on First Bank USSD banking *894#; below are some of the useful codes.

First Bank USSD Code to Buy Data

You could buy mobile network data – Airtel, Mtn, Glo and 9 mobile – directly from First Bank; below are the required steps to follow:

  • Dial USSD code *894#
  • Select Quick Banking
  • Select Data from the list
  • Choose your preferred data plan.
  • Enter your 5-digit PIN
  • Lastly, the specified phone number is credited with the data

USSD code for First Bank Account Balance

The First Bank code to check your account balance is *894*00#. Dial the USSD code on your phone number and enter your 5-digit PIN to retrieve your account balance quickly. This code works on these mobile networks: Mtn, Airtel, Glo and 9 mobile. 


Final Thought

Finally, you have seen how to buy airtime using the First Bank USSD code whether you are recharging your own phone, your second number or for others.

I hope you find this information helpful.

Therefore, try it and let me know your experience by leaving a message in the comment section below.

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