In this post, I want to guide you on everything you need to know about the Airtel family and friends, such as “the current FAF code, how to add a FAF number, how to remove a FAF number, and generally everything you ought to know.
How Does “Family and Friends Work on Airtel?
Having used this service for some years and being in the field of technology, I have come to the full understanding that out of the number of family and friends (FAF) you wish to add to your list, Airtel will just allow you to add 5 people for free, and the rest of the people you want to add will cost N50 per number added.
I may advise you to only list in your FAFS list the numbers you usually call. For a person like me, I add only my fiance, aunt, and dad, whom I do call frequently.
Airtel Family and Friends Code
If you are using the airtel network on phone and you are searching for the airtel family and friend (FAF) code, then check below for the airtel FAF code as listed here:
The code for adding a number to your family and friends list is *311*2*number#. Assuming your mother is using the Airtel network and you want to add her to your list (let’s assume her number is 08133772290), Then you have to dial *311*2*08133772290#. You will instantly receive a message that confirms the successful addition of the number.
NOTE: Only five (5) numbers are to be added at a time
How to Add a Number
How To Remove or Delete Numbers
How to View Registered Numbers In FAF
Family and Friends call rates
The tariffs for the FAF service are uniform across all tariff plans:
- Peak Periods (6 am – 9:59 pm): 25 Kobo per second.
- Off-Peak Periods (10 pm – 5:59 pm): 21 Kobo per second
- When using SmartConnect bonus: 40 kobos per second, irrespective of the time of the day you make the call.
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Airtel Nigeria family and friends activation code
To enjoy the Airtel family and friends plan, this is how to add family and friends on Airtel; that can be done by using this registration code:
For example, if you want to add this number ‘08123456789’ to the Airtel family and friend plan. Then you will have to dial *311*08123456789#. This will allow you to benefit immensely from a cheaper call rate when calling that number. After dialing the ‘activation code’, a popup message will be displayed on your phone informing you that the process has been successful. The limit for adding numbers into the Airtel Nigeria family and friends plan is five phone numbers.
Benefits of Airtel Family and Friends
The following are some of Airtel FAF’s most advantageous features:
You are authorized to add your friends and family’s phone numbers to get different call rates on top-up.
There is no expiration date (i.e you can leave registered numbers on the list for a long time).
There is no set rule. You may always go back and look at the contacts you added, delete the old numbers, and add new ones with the FAF code.
All prepaid users can use the family and friends services, and you don’t have to switch to a different tariff plan to take advantage of it; it works with all Airtel rates.
You won’t need a big recommendation; all you want is an Airtel Sim card that is registered and active on your device.