How to Send Money to Anyone Using their Phone Number

You don’t need to know your friends account number to send them money, only their phone number will do! Quickteller now allows you to send money to anyone in Nigeria by simply using their mobile phone number? Yes, you can (and no, it is not mobile money).

Just imagine that you really need to transfer funds to someone and you do not have their account details, just their phone number. And for some reason you cannot reach the person to confirm their bank account details. So what do you do? You can simply send the funds by providing the beneficiary’s mobile phone number!

How does it work?
It is a simple 2-step process that starts and ends on Quickteller.

Step 1 – the Transfer to Phone leg

  1. Log on to
  2. Click on the Send and Receive Money tile
  3. Click on Transfer to Phone
  4. Enter the Beneficiary Phone Number
  5. Enter the Beneficiary Email
  6. Enter the Amount
  7. Enter a 4-digit Transfer Code of your choice
  8. You will be charged a convenience fee of N200*
  9. Click “Continue” and complete payment


You will receive an SMS notification of your successful transfer.

The beneficiary will receive an SMS notifying him of the transfer with a Transfer Reference number. Also, kindly provide the beneficiary with the 4-digit transfer code as used during the transfer.

Step 2 – The Receive Money into Account leg
Upon receiving the SMS, the beneficiary does the following:

  1. Visit
  2. Click on the Send and Receive Money tile
  3. Click on the Receive Money tile
  4. Under “How do you want to receive money?” select “Into an Account
  5. Enter your bank account details
  6. Enter the Amount sent
  7. Enter the Transfer Reference as sent in the SMS
  8. Enter the 4-digit Transfer Code as sent by the sender
  9. Confirm details
  10. Click on “Continue


Funds sent will be credited to receiver’s account.


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