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How to Backup MTN SIM Contacts with MTNBackup

MTNBackup offers a quick and easy way to backup MTN SIM and Mobile Phone contacts and in case of SIM lost you can manually retrieve your SIM contacts. It is a flexible service that is powered by MTN which enables you to get back your lost sim contacts. You can backup your phone book contacts and restore in case of loss. So, if you lose your phone or your SIM you don’t lose any of your contacts.

It automatically syncs all your SIM and phone contacts for future reference. You can backup all SIM contacts and up to 5000 contacts on your mobile phone.

MTN Backup is compatible with more than 150 phones mobiles. Supported devices includes: Alcatel,Arima, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Panasonic, Sagem, Sanyo, Samsung, BenQ-Siemens, Simbit, Sony Ericsson, Vertu, ZTE

How to Backup Contacts Using MTN Backup

To get started with MTN Backup, you need:

– An internet enabled mobile phone within MTN data coverage.

– Then visit mtn backup portal.

You can also retain your old phone numbers by simply doing a SIM swap to the new MTN Backup SIM. If you have any other enquiries Call their customer care on 180.

How Much Does it Cost to do MTN Backup?

– First Backup session costs N100 which would be charged from your main sim account
– Subsequent Backup sessions cost N50
– Restoring contacts after Sim swap costs N50




    June 23, 2016 at 1:40 pm

    I need my sim contact back up


    June 23, 2016 at 1:37 pm

    I last my phone

  3. opoku Agyemang

    June 13, 2016 at 4:54 pm

    How I resave my contacts

  4. opoku Agyemang

    June 13, 2016 at 4:53 pm

    How can resaved the mtn phonebook backup

  5. Lawrence

    June 12, 2016 at 8:37 pm

    I need to backup my sim

  6. ofosu amoah

    May 28, 2016 at 8:27 am

    I want to do mtn backup please

  7. ibrahim akorede kushimo

    May 27, 2016 at 4:50 pm

    i lost my sim last four week ,i retrieve the line back last week Tuesday .but the lady tell me in d next 10minute i leave it too Sunday before i started use it when all the contact dos not there and re due d back up every day or every week and then all ways remove fifty Naira in my account so why .please help me return my contact back

    • Oto Archibong

      May 27, 2016 at 5:21 pm

      Sorry about that. Unfortunately You can’t get your contacts back unless you did a backup somewhere prior to when you lost your phone. Where you using an android phone?

  8. omowunmi onikosi

    December 20, 2015 at 9:49 pm

    plz i want to backup my sim reply me on how i will do it.

    • Oto Archibong

      December 21, 2015 at 4:06 pm

      To start with which type of phone are are using?

  9. Anonymous

    November 9, 2015 at 12:44 pm

    how do I retrieve my numbers from

    mtn backup

  10. Gladys

    June 4, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    I want to backup my contacts to my sim and retreive the massege sent to me by GES pls.

  11. Anonymous

    April 24, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    pls can i restore back my contact

  12. Musa aliu adomeh

    April 2, 2015 at 11:27 am

    I need my contact back on my sim card posted on April 2nd 2015

  13. usman

    December 9, 2014 at 2:54 am

    i want backup my sim contact to my phone.

  14. Abraham Oguikoawaji Isaac

    August 15, 2014 at 12:07 pm

    please i want all my old contact back.

  15. sarah

    August 14, 2014 at 11:16 am

    i need my contacts on my sim back

  16. Annie Adubea

    August 3, 2014 at 6:42 pm

    I need my contacts on my sim

  17. helen adanuri

    July 29, 2014 at 9:43 am

    I want to backup my sim card with my contacts 08168411314

  18. Abbakar yanusa shinkafi

    June 14, 2014 at 4:27 pm

    My name is abbakar yanusa shinkafi i lost my sim card
    Then i want backup my numbers.

  19. Musa hafiz

    May 16, 2014 at 2:58 pm

    I want retrieve my contact pls

  20. femi

    May 11, 2014 at 8:28 pm

    I need my contact back on mysim card

  21. Alex Kwasi Adevu

    March 28, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    I lost all my contact and i want to backup all my contact on mtn online.

  22. Anonymous

    March 6, 2014 at 3:07 am

    i welcomback my simcard cos i lost it,pls how do i retriev my lost phonbook number on my new one.thank

  23. Anonymous

    February 18, 2014 at 9:25 am

    I lost my phone at my friends car.whom I just met, the phone has been switched off since. And I have not backed up my contact, and I need to call her ,is there anything I can do to get my contacts back?

  24. sadeeq

    January 20, 2014 at 11:34 am

    i want to back up my lost contacts on my MTN line

  25. sadeeq

    January 20, 2014 at 11:25 am

    mtn backup at sadeeq muhd shehu

  26. Hamilton

    November 12, 2013 at 9:10 am

    I want to back up my lost contacts on my MTN line

  27. Jimoh fawaz

    November 7, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    My name is fawaz,i lost my mtn sim card last week but how can i get my lost number please.

    • Oto Archibong

      November 8, 2013 at 10:52 am

      goto to mtn office and retrieve your sim

  28. Backup

    October 19, 2013 at 1:50 pm


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