How to Buy Airtime from First Bank with USSD Code
One of the quickest ways to buy airtime from your First Bank account for yourself is by dialling the USSD code on your mobile phone.
Dial *894*Amount# to buy airtime from First Bank. With this USSD code, you recharge your mobile phone number with any amount. This code works on Airtel, Mtn, Glo and 9 mobile networks.
Learn about the steps of recharging your phone with the First Bank USSD code, requirements and other related topics.
How to Buy Airtime with First Bank USSD Code for Self
Recharging your mobile phone from your First Bank account is easy. With the USSD code, you can credit any mobile phone network in Nigeria.
Here is how to buy airtime from First Bank with USSD code:
- Dial *894*Amount# on First Bank registered phone number (Mtn, Glo, Airtel & 9 mobile)
- Lastly, receive a successful recharge SMS
The *894*Amount# is only to buy airtime from First Bank for yourself. 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*500# and your phone number will be recharged with the specified amount.
However, if you want to recharge another phone number, read on How to buy airtime from First Bank to another phone number.
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.
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 borrow 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.
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.