How do I reset & change my MTN mobile money PIN code in Cameroon

After MTN MOMO new update, you can now reset your MOMO pin at home (self-reset PIN) with balance above 5000 FCFA and a recovery phone number. You might find yourself in a situation where you think your account has been hacked, your mobile money pin code is too simple or in a situation where you have completely forgotten your mobile money pin code. At first one could not reset a pin with balance above 2000FACFA at home but MTN have make it possible today to do so today.



Many people have problems in resetting Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) Mobile Money (MOMO) Personal Identification Number (PIN) on their own at home with balance above 5000 FCFA in Cameroon, this is because MTN is making sure the security of MOMO is stronger. One is always required to go to MTN office before resetting a PIN with balance above 20000 FCFA. This process is stressful since some MTN MOMO users live in rural areas.


In this article, I will show you step by step:

  • ·        HOW TO RESET MTN MOBILE MONEY PIN CODE IN CAMEROON
  • ·        How to create a secure MTN Mobile Money Pin Code
  • ·        HOW TO ADD MTN MOBILE MONEY CAMEROON PIN RECOVERY PHONE NUMBER
  • ·        How to Reset MTN Mobile Money Pin Code with balance above 5000 FCFA in Cameroon.
  • ·        How to Create a New MOBILE MONEY Pin Code
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Why you need MTN Mobile Money Pin Code in Cameroon

Every active mobile money account is functional, thanks to a 5digit number called the pin code. It is with the pin code that you can authorize funds withdrawal, send money send money abroad, shop online, login online (web login), pay bills among others.

 Also read:How to activate free internet with MTN Cameroon


HOW TO RESET MTN MOBILE MONEY PIN CODE IN CAMEROON

Here, you want to get a new number because you think someone can easily memorize your pin code.

Step1: Access the mobile money Menu by dialing *126#

Step2: Go to My account

Step 3: Reply with the number that corresponds to Change pin code

Step4: Enter current pin code

Step5: Enter new pin code.   We are done you now have a new pin code. Make sure you can remember your pin code. without it you will not be able to have access to your funds.

 

How to create a secure MTN Mobile Money Pin Code

 

1. Give the letters of the alphabet numbers. Use the first number to correspond to your favorite.

2. Select the first or last letter of your names.

3. (First digit) Match the letter to your name (This can give either two digits or one)

4. Second digit: Choose any number from your phone number.

5. 3rd Digit: choose a number from your date of birth.

6. 4th digit: Match the first letter of your best car, animal or sport to a number and write it out

7. If you choose a letter that gave you just one digit, then you can use the first or last digit that corresponds to first letter of the name of a naughty friend to make the 5th digit of your MOMO pin code.

NOTE; You cannot use same number 3 times while choosing a PIN

 

HOW TO ADD MTN MOBILE MONEY CAMEROON PIN RECOVERY PHONE NUMBER

 

It is only via this MOMO pin recovery number that you can reset your pin with balance above 5000 FCFA.  If you do not add a recovery pin recovery number, you pin can only be reset at the nearest MTN office. So, it is advisable to add a recovery pin to avoid future problems. Here is how to add it:

Step1: Access the mobile money Menu by dialing *126#

Step2: Reply with 7 to Go to My account.

Step 3: Reply with 00 to go to next.

Step4: reply with 8 to go self-pin reset.

Step5: reply with 1 to add recovery contact.

Step6: add recovery contact (can be number of your relative).

Step7: enter the OTP sent to the recovery contact, enter your current password and confirm.

That is all, you have added your pin recovery contact. If you ever want to reset your pin with balance above 5000FCFA, you are going to use the contact added above.


How to Create a New MOBILE MONEY Pin Code

 

Step1: Access the mobile money Menu by dialing *126#

Step2: Go to My account

Step 3: Reply with the number that corresponds to Forgotten PIN code

Step4: You will be sent a code to your number by SMS.   If you cannot have one, then call MTN.

 

How to Reset MTN Mobile Money Pin Code with balance above 5000 FCFA in Cameroon.

 

Step1: Access the mobile money Menu by dialing *126#

Step2: Reply with 7 to Go to My account

Step 3: Reply with 00 to go to next

Step4: reply with 8 to go self-pin reset.


Step5: reply with 4 if you forgotten your pin, an opt will be send to your recovery number.

Step6: enter the OTP and choose your new pin.

That’s all.

 

conclusion

If you still can’t Reset your mobile money pin code after trying all the two methods above, then you may have to go to an MTN Agency to get your problem solved as this can only be resolved at the level of the agency.

If you haven’t added your recovery contact, you cannot use self-pin reset method to reset your pin with balance above 5000 FCFA. You only must go to the nearest MTN Office. So, it is advisable to always add your pin recovery contact.


Also read:

How to Change Momo pin with balance above 5000frs at home

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