The Airtel Family and Friends service is one of the highly sought-after services on the Airtel network. This is due to the apparent perks it brings to Airtel users. The Family and Friends service allows Airtel users to make calls to specific people at a significantly reduced rate. Obviously, this is a very tempting offer and it is obvious why the temptation to use the service is too much for many people.
Many people want to use the Family and Friends feature but do not know how to. However, this is no longer a problem because the steps to take to use the Airtel Family and Friends service are very simple and only take very few moments of one’s time to complete.
The Procedure To Add Numbers To Airtel Family Add Friends
To enjoy all the perks that the Airtel Family and Friends service provides, you need to, first of all, add the numbers you want to it. But, do not panic, the process people need to follow to add numbers to the service is very simple. All you need to do is know the code to use.
The code to add number is; *311*2*number to add#. So, to add a number to the Airtel Family and Friends service, just insert the number in question into the code and it will be registered. For instance, if the number you want to add to the service is 08012345678, all you need to do is dial *311*2*08012345678# and the number would be added
If the process is successful, you will receive a pop-up notification telling you that number has been added to the service, and you’re good to go.
The Procedure To Remove A Number From Family And Friends
Sometimes, after you have added the number of a loved one to the Airtel Family and Friends service, you may decide you no longer want the person’s number to be on your list. In this, case, you have the option to remove that number from your list of Family and Friends numbers. Doing this is very simple; all you need to do is know the code to use.
The code to use to remove someone from your Family and Friends list is *311*3*Airtel Number#. Just insert the number in question in the code and it will be removed. For instance, if the number is 08012345678, all you need to do is dial *311*3*08012345678# and the number will be out of your Family and Friends list.
How To View The Numbers On Your List
If you have added some numbers to your Family and Friends list and want to view those numbers, all you need to is dual the code *311*4# and your Family and Friends list will be shown to you.
What Exactly Is Airtel Family And Friends All About?
If by now, you already know about the term ‘Airtel Family and Friends’, but don’t know what the highly talked-about service is all about? Allow us to tell you.
So, the Airtel Family and Friends service is a special service designed by the Airtel network to help customers make calls at a very reduced rate to a specific number of people who you call frequently. Airtel allows you to select your favorite numbers that you call very often and add them to the Family and Friends list.
When you add those numbers to the Family and friends list, any call you make to them will be charged at a significantly reduced call rate.
The Benefits Of Having A Family And Friends List
Having a Family and Friends list is very important. The truth is, everyone has a set of people they call very often. Some people always talk with their mothers, fathers, lovers, siblings and so on. For people like this who have a set of numbers they often call, the Family and Friends service is for them.
- Helps you spend less on people you love
This is apparent already. The truth is, staying in touch with loved ones can be quite expensive because we have to keep calling them often and, in the process, burn up our airtime very fast and then buy more to keep talking. However, with the Airtel Family and Friends service, you get to spend less when you are trying to keep in touch with the people you love.
- Helps you connect more with loved ones
Many people want to keep in touch with loved ones but are hindered by the cost of keeping in touch. For people whose income is quite little, having to spare money to make calls several times a day or week can be financially exhausting, However, with the Airtel Family and Friends service, connecting with loved ones is now a lot more easily done because of the reduced rates.
How Many Numbers Can I Have On Airtel Family and Friends?
There is a limit to the number of people you add to your Family and Friends list. This means that you cannot just add ALL your friends and family members to the service. Airtel has placed this limit so that it does not run at a loss.
So, the maximum number of people you can add to your Family and Friends list at a time is 5! Once you add 5 numbers to your list, you will be notified that you have reached the limit and can no longer add more numbers but you can replace them.
Do I Have To Pay To Use The Service?
You do not have to pay to use the Airtel Family and Friends service. Adding numbers to your list is free of charge. However, once you reach the limit of 5 numbers and want to replace a number on your list, you will be charged N50.
For instance, if you added a friend called Timothy to your list and now you want to remove Timothy and replace him with someone else, you will be charged N50 for the replacement.
Which Airtel Plan Allows Family and Friends?
At the moment, the Airtel Family and Friends service is on the Smart Connect tariff plan. If you want to use the service you have to be on the Smart Connect plan to use it. Interestingly, the Airtel Smart Connect Plan is the default plan that comes with every newly purchased Airtel SIM card. Its other perks include giving customers an 800% bonus on any recharge they make on the line.