How to sambaza safaricom airtime

Here is how to sambaza Safaricom Airtime

Sambaza is one of the most prominent services that Safaricom offers. It is a platform used to share airtime with both Pre-pay and Postpay customers. When using Sambaza airtime services, Kshs 5 is the least amount you can send whereas Kshs 10,000 is the maximum you can sambaza

There are different ways subscribers can use this service. You can Sambaza through SMS, USSD or directly from your phone.

  1. SMS

Step one;

Go to the Message menu and create a new SMS message and enter the amount you want to sambaza then immediately after inputs the (#) subsequently enter the cell number you want to top up. For example, 50#0727780236.

Step two:

Confirm if this is the amount and the cell phone you want to Sambaza airtime to.

Step three;

Send this message to 140

Step four;

Wait for a confirmation SMS.

Step five.

Upon a successful Sambaza, you and the recipient of the Airtime will both receive an SMS confirming the successful top up.

  1. USSD

When using USSD;

Step one

Enter *140* the amount you want to sambaza * the recipient’s cell number#. For example *140*50*0727780236#

Step two 

After this press the CALL/OK button.

Step

  • Both you and the person receiving the airtime will receive an SMS notification upon successful top-up.
  1. c) On your phone
  • Go to safaricom on your phone
  • Choose Sambaza
  • Enter amount to sambaza and press ok
  • Enter mobile phone to sambaza to
  • Enter your Pin
  • Press Ok

 

Sambaza value limits and validity periods

(Please note that the person sending airtime must remain with a minimum of Ksh20 airtime on their phone).

Denomination/Amount
Lower Limit (Ksh)Upper Limit (Ksh)Validity Period (Days)
5930 days
101945 days
2099990 days
1,00010000120 days

 

Sambaza

Share your airtime with those around you. Samabaza is an airtime sharing service that enables both PrePay and PostPay subscribers to share airtime with their family and friends.

You can send any amount between KSHs.5 and KSHs.10,000.

How to Sambaza through SMS

  • Create a new SMS message and enter (#) immediately after the airtime value you want to share, followed by the mobile number you want to top-up, e.g., 20#0722123456.
  • Send to 140.
  • Wait for confirmation by SMS.
  • Both you and the person receiving the airtime will receive an SMS notification upon successful top-up.

 

To Sambaza through USSD:

  • Key in *140*Airtime value you would like to share* mobile number you want to top-up#, e.g. *140*20*0722123456#.
  • Press the CALL/OK button.
  • Both you and the person receiving the airtime will receive an SMS notification upon successful top-up.

Please note that the person sending airtime must remain with a minimum of KSHs.20 airtime on their phone.

So that is how to sambaza safaricom airtime.