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How to load GLO recharge card without stress

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A lot of people still don’t know how to load GLO recharge card. In this article you will find out how to load GLO card just by dialing a code with the recharge card PIN on your mobile phone.

We all know that GLO is one of the largest mobile network providers in Nigeria, In fact, they are second after MTN. GLO or Globacomm limited is a Nigerian telecommunication company that was founded by Nigerian billionaire, Mike Adenuga on 29th of August, 2003. GLO has over 50 million subscribers that is why I said earlier it is the second network provider behind MTN. I am not here to give you the history of GLO but to guide you on how to load GLO card or how to load GLO recharge card as the case may be.

Before looking at how to load GLO card, let us find out how many numbers are in a GLO recharge card.

How many numbers are in a GLO recharge card?

A GLO recharge card contains a 15-digit PIN. GLO recharge cards are in paper form which can either be unscratched or scratched. For the unscratched form, the recharge PIN are concealed. Which means you have to gently scratch it in order to make use of the PIN while for the scratched form, the PINs are widely open, you don’t need to scratch anything at all.

How to load GLO recharge card
Unscratched form of GLO recharge card
How to load GLO card
Scratched form of GLO recharge card

Now, let us look at how to load GLO recharge card.

How to load GLO recharge card

To recharge a GLO card, you can do it in 2 different ways which are:

  • Via USSD code and
  • Via your bank

How to load GLO recharge card via USSD code

To recharge GLO card via USSD code, dial *123*PIN# and then press SEND or OK. For example, *123*234567892231887# then I will press SEND or OK. Whereby, “234567892231887” is my PIN.

Also Read: How to load MTN recharge card

How to load GLO recharge card via bank

To recharge your GLO line via your bank, follow the following steps:

  1. Dial *777#
  2. Choose E-Top up
  3. choose Airtime
  4. choose either 5x recharges or regular recharges
  5. choose either self or third party (If you select third party, you will be asked to enter the 3rd party phone number)
  6. Enter amount
  7. Select either bank or card
  8. Select your bank and continue

This method is a long process though. Some banks have their own code for buying airtime, for example; GT bank is *737#, First Bank using *894#, United African Bank (UBA) using *919#, etc. You just need to find your bank code, however, if you can not find your bank code you can make use of the *777# method.

Personally, for loading GLO recharge card, i prefer using the USSD code and if I want to recharge via my bank, I prefer using my bank mobile app because no stress is required when you use your bank mobile app.

How to get GLO 5X recharges

If you check the steps very on how to recharge your GLO line via your bank. In step 5, I mentioned %X recharges, It simply means, when I load a card of N100, I will get N500 as my airtime balance.

To get GLO 5X recharges, dial *555*PIN# then press SEND. The airtime validity is 14days or 30days depending on the amount you recharge.

Now that you have known how to load GLO card, let us find out how to check your GLO airtime balance.

How to check GLO airtime balance

To check GLO airtime balance, dial *124# then press 1 and press Ok. You GLO airtime balance will be shown to you right away.

It is one thing to know how to load GLO card and it is another thing to know your GLO airtime balance.

How to Load GLO Recharge Card from your Bank

To load GLO recharge card from your bank, you can either make use of your bank mobile app or bank USSD code.

The preferred is the bank mobile app because it is easy to use and also easy to navigate.

However, Note the following:

  • A lot of these packages requires you to subscribe, so if you haven’t simply go to the bank nearest to you to register before using this feature.
  • Most bank USSD code requires you to recharge directly on the mobile phone number registered or attached to your bank account.

For bank USSD code, all you have to do is to dial your bank code. Let’s get started.

Access Bank Airtime Recharge Code

Access Bank airtime recharge code is *901*Amount#

Diamond Bank Airtime Recharge Code

Diamond Bank airtime recharge code is *710555*PhoneNumber*Amount*Pin#

Ecobank Airtime Recharge Code

ECOBANK airtime recharge code is *326*Amount#

Fidelity Bank Airtime Recharge Code

To Recharge via Fidelity USSD code is to make sure the line you are recharging is linked to your fidelity account.

Fidelity bank airtime recharge code is *770*Amount#.

FCMB Airtime Recharge Code

To recharge your phone from your FCMB account, simply dial *389214*Amount#

First Bank Airtime Recharge Code

First Bank airtime recharge code is *894*amount#

GTBank Airtime Recharge Code

To Recharge via GTBank USSD code is to make sure the line you are recharging is linked to your GT bank account.

GT bank airtime recharge code is *737*Amount#

Heritage Bank Airtime Recharge Code

Heritage bank recharge code is *322030*Amount#

Stanbic IBTC Bank Airtime Recharge Code

The mobile phone number must be registered or linked to your IBTC bank account.

IBTC bank recharge code is *909*Amount#

Keystone Bank Airtime Recharge Code

Keystone bank airtime recharge code is *322082*Amount# for MTN, AIRTEL and ETISALAT users AND *805082*Amount# for GLO users only.

Skye Bank Airtime Recharge Code

Skye bank airtime recharge code is *3890761*Amount#

UBA Airtime Recharge Code

The UBA recharge code is *3890331*Amount#

Sterling Bank Airtime Recharge Code

The sterling bank recharge code is *822*Amount#

Union bank Airtime Recharge Code

To recharge from your Union bank account, simply dial *389032*amount# from your mobile.

Unity Bank Airtime Recharge Code

Your mobile number must be registered or linked to your Unity bank account.

To recharge from your Unity bank account, simply dial *322215*Amount#

Wema Bank Airtime Recharge Code

Your mobile phone number must be registered or linked to your WEMA bank account.

To recharge airtime via your Wema bank account, dial this code; *322035*Amount#

Zenith Bank Airtime Recharge Code

To recharge from your Zenith bank account, simply dial *966*Amount# or *302*Amount# (for MTN users)

VFD Microfinance Bank Airtime Recharge Code

To recharge simply dial *5037# and follow the prompt.

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