How to easily get free data on MTN Uganda in 2020

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Free MTN Data is available in Uganda, Yes, the Yello telco offers free data to customers, but with a catch. Popularly, MTN rewards customers with free voice minutes and often cash with its Momo Nyabo Campaign. For free data, offers are not as popular as the former, but occasionally accessible by almost every Yello subscriber.

Being the biggest mobile operator in Uganda, MTN offers free data based on usage statistics or new customer dynamics. By usage, the telco influences you with a call to action like ‘Buy airtime with MTN Momo and get free 50MBs’.

By new customer dynamics, most MTN Phones like the MTN Kamunye, TECNO Camon 15, and many more, come with free data up for grabs redeemable via a simple shortcode. Hence, you must be an active customer to get the telco’s free data.

Download and Share the MY MTN App

One of the best ways to get free MTN Data is to ride on the free My MTN App. Commonly, when you share the App link or a friend gets the App based on your Invite link, you get free data in return.

How to Get Free Data on the MYMTN App

  • Download the MYMTN App from the Google or Apple Store
  • Signup/Login with your MTN Number
  • From the Main Menu, Click Share this App
  • Choose Recipients and Share the App Link
  • Done: For each recipient that downloads the App, you get free MTN Data

Even More Data with MTN Mobile Money

Apparently, Mobile Money usage is on an all-time high in Uganda since the 2009/2010 inaugural era. Mobile Money has not only been key for both money transfer, but also operates as a mobile bank with services like MTN Mokash.

AS the biggest provider, MTN periodically rewards customers with free data for using its Mobile Money service. To get a toast of this offer, reading the telco’s random SMS messages sent to your phone often reveals available offers you can redeem:

How to get free data on MTN Uganda
A Sample Free Data Offer by MTN Rewards once you use MTN Momo as prescribed in a selection message

Sample Message: Buy Airtime with MTN Mobile Money today and get free bonus airtime + free 50MBs

MTN 1-4-1 loyalty Points (Now MTN Senkyu) for MBS

MTN 1-4-1 now MTN Senkyu is a common loyalty program which works on a points system. Points are accumulated by often making calls, and making sure your account is active on a daily.

For Each day that your SIMCard stays active on MTN’s network buzzers, you get 1 Point free. For Every call you make whether to an MTN number or another network, you get 1 Point for every UGX 100 spent.

Once you accumulate enough points, you can then redeem them for data or voice minutes as you may wish. To redeem your points for data, simply dial *141# and choose option 1 (Use Points) where you get to choose Data from the droplist to exchange your points for free MBs.

MTN Senkyu Program
The MTN Senkyu Menu and available offers

Spending MTN Points for Free MBs

  • Dial *141#
  • Select Option 1 (Use)
  • Select Data
  • Then, choose whether to convert all your points or simply use a portion
  • If you selected Option 2 (Use a portion), then the points will be converted to MBs
  • Done: Your Free Data will be credited to your Account

In Summary, the same way you can get free data on Airtel, Africell, Lyca Mobile or any other telco of your choice in Uganda, it’s through the same fashion that you can redeem some free data on your MTN Account.