Some of you may me thinking of how to save your phone contacts should in case any thing happens to your phone, MTN has made that possible with what they call MTN Back Up, you can save both the contacts on your SIM, and those on your handset. You can backup up to 200 contacts on your SIM and up to 5000 contacts on your mobile phone.
This means that, if anything happens to your phone or SIM, you can simply restore your data to your new mobile phone or SIM.
How do you Get Started?
To use MTN Backup service, you need either or both of the following:
- Text “Start” to 307
- Go to the SIM Menu “MTN Service” available on the MTN 128k SIM.
List of Compatible Phones
MTN Backup service is available to all phone types.
*However, Windows OS can only Backup SIM contacts not phone contacts.
How much does It Cost?
Automatic Backup happens every 2 weeks (14 days)
- New customers pay N100 at the beginning and then N50 every 2 weeks.
- Existing customers pay just N50 every 2 weeks.
(Costs apply regardless of the number of contacts backed up)