How To Buy Airtime With Access Bank *901# And All You Need To Know

In this short but rather direct review, we would be looking at How Users Of Access Bank Plc can Purchase Airtime on their various Mobile phones irrespective of the network they are using. Follow as we look at Access Bank *901#.


What Transaction Can Be Performed On The Access Bank Platform Using The *901#

Below are the transactions you can perform using the Access Money Transfer Code.

  • Account Opening
  • Funds Transfer
  • Airtime Recharge
  • Merchant Payment
  • Bill Payment
  • Balance Enquiry
  • Generate OTP
  • Select Default Account.


How To Buy Data, Airtime, Pay Bill And Carryout Other Transaction With Access Bank SMS *901# Banking Code

Kindly see below different Access Bank SMS Banking codes to carry out different transactions on your account without any login details, just dial the codes below and follow the step by step instruction as directed by the service provider.

Features Short Code
Airtime for self *901*Amount#
Airtime for others *901*Amount*Phone Number#
Account Opening *901*0#
Data Purchase *901*8#
Balance Enquiry *901*5#
Fund Transfer to Access Bank *901*1*Amount*Account Number#
Fund Transfer to Other Banks *901*2*Amount*Account Number#
Merchant Payment *901*3*Amount*Merchant Code#
Bill Payment *901*3#
OTP Generation *901*4*1#



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 What Are The Charges Attraction When You Carryout Transactions On This Platform

Please see below different charges where applicable based on the transaction you have performed.

Features Charges
Airtime for self Free
Airtime for others Free
Account Opening Free
Data Purchase Free
Balance Enquiry Free
Fund Transfer to Access Bank Free
Fund Transfer to Other Banks N80+N4.00(VAT)
Merchant Payment Free
Bill Payment Free
OTP Generation Free


NB: Please note that there is limit to the fund you can transfer and the airtime you can purchase on this platform. 20,000 Naira daily transaction limit.


How You Can Get Help Incase You Have Any Issue

If you need assistance, for all additional queries and support using *901#, kindly call the Access Bank Contact Centre on 0700CallAccess or send an email to for quick support.



How Can I Block My Account Incase My Phone Is Stolen?

It is advisable that you immediately report all incident to Access Bank contact center to block your phone number from accessing the USSD service through the network. Once, you have recovered your line, you can then get in touch with the contact center to activate your line on the USSD platform so you can continue to enjoy making transaction as per normal.



I Have Multiple Accounts With Access Bank, How Can I Choose which One To Transact With?

Please note that one of your account is automatically set as your default account on *901# Platform for transactions. However, you can change your default account by going through the steps below.
Kindly Dial *901# > 8. Next > 3. Select Default Account.


What Network Can Use The Access Bank Mobile Platform

The following network MTN, GLO, Etisalat and Airtel Mobile Subscribers can use this platform. Also note that you require Airtime/Credit on your phone to use *901#.

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