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5 Ways to Buy Telkom Kenya Airtime Using Mpesa

Buy Telkom kenya Airtime

To top up your Telkom line quickly and easily use Mpesa. The other three ways to buy Telkom Kenya airtime through Mpesa are using the Telkom pay bill business number 777711, through the mySafaricom app, and also using the new M-Pesa app. 

Through this partnership, Telkom Kenya users can easily and conveniently top up their lines with credit directly from M-Pesa.

Telkom Kenya airtime, or as it’s also known, Telkom credit, is a top-up of units that allow you to utilize their network. This can be done using scratch cards that range from 10 KSH to 1000 KSH.

But with the availability of Mpesa and the Telkom Kenya business number 777711, you can now top up a vast number of amounts.

Telkom Kenya Limited has a 6.7% market share in the Kenya Telco space as detailed by this report by the communications authority of Kenya.

1. Buy Telkom airtime using Mpesa

This is the easy and fast way to buy Telkom Kenya credit for your phone. Follow these steps:

  1. On your Telkom line, dial *544#
  2. Next select option 4, Buy using Mpesa.
  3. Then, select 1, and Top up my number. (Or 2, to Top up another number.)
  4. Enter the airtime amount you want to buy.
  5. Next, enter your Mpesa number to buy airtime from
  6. Then, press send.
  7. On your Safaricom line, input M-PESA PIN, and confirm the airtime you want to buy from Telkom Kenya Ltd
  8. Confirm mpesa message.
  9. Check the balance in your Telkom Kenya line for airtime.
  10. You will have quickly and easily purchased Telkom airtime via Mpesa.

2. Buy Telkom airtime using Mpesa (Paybill) business number 777711

This is how to top up your Telkom Kenya line using Mpesa business no 777711 to buy airtime.

  1. Go to the Safaricom SIM tool Kit.
  2. Select M-Pesa
  3. Select Lipa na M-PESA
  4. Select Paybill.
  5. Enter business no 777711.
  6. Enter Account no (your Telkom Kenya Mobile Number.) 0774 7*****
  7. Enter the amount
  8. Enter your M-Pesa pin then send.
  9. You will receive a Mpesa confirmation message.
  10. The Telkom number will then receive a top-up on credit.
  11. Confirmation from Telkom Kenya via SMS will come through.

Note, that this is using the M-Pesa USSD SIM tool Kit. Need a guide on how to do this step by step with pictures, click here.

3. Buy Telkom airtime using paybill no mpesa on MySafaricom App

Follow these steps to top up your Telkom mobile line with airtime.

  1. Open the Mysafaricom App
  2. Select Lipa na M-PESA
  3. Choose PAYBILL
  4. Enter the Telkom PayBill Number 777711
  5. Next, enter Account Number (which is your Telkom number) 0774 ******
  6. Now, put in the Amount you want to top up.
  7. And Press Continue
  8. Confirm that you Pay to: ‘ TELKOM KENYA LTD ‘ Paybill No: ‘ 777711 ‘ Account Number: ‘ 0774 ****** ‘ and Amount: Ksh. ***
  9. Press Pay
  10. Enter your Mpesa PIN and press OK.
  11. You’ll get a confirmation message from Mpesa.

Telkom will send you a message confirming credit top-up. Here is a step-by-step guide with pictures on using mySafaricom app to up through the M-Pesa pay bill.

4. Buying Telkom airtime using pay bill no Mpesa on new M-Pesa App

Follow these steps when using the new M-Pesa app to top up your Telkom line.

  1. Open the new M-Pesa App
  2. Log in to the app using the different methods i.e. PIN, Fingerprint, or Iris.
  3. Next, choose the payment option.
  4. Select Paybill.
  5. Choose the Paybill option.
  6. Enter the Telkom Kenya Paybill number 777711
  7. Next, input the account number which is your Telkom number 077* *** ***.
  8. Input the amount of credit you want to top up your account / Telephone number.
  9. Confirm the details of the PaybillAccount, and amount.
  10. Complete making the payment using the M-Pesa app.

You will receive a message from Telkom Kenya confirming that your line has received the airtime. See this step-by-step guide with pictures on how to buy Telkom credit on the new M-Pesa app.

5. Buy Telkom airtime using Pesapal mpesa paybill number

Follow these steps:

  1. Open the Mpesa Menu ( through SIM Tool Kit, mySafaricom app or the M-Pesa app.)
  2. Select Lipa na M-PESA
  3. Choose PAYBILL
  4. Enter the Pesapal PayBill Business Number 220220
  5. Next, enter Account Number (which is your Telkom number) 0774 ******
  6. Now, put in the Amount you want to top up.
  7. And Press Continue
  8. Confirm that you Pay to: ‘ PEsapal ‘ Paybill No: ‘ 220220 ‘ Account Number: ‘ 0774 ****** ‘ and Amount: Ksh. ***
  9. Press Pay
  10. Enter your Mpesa PIN and press OK.
  11. You’ll get a confirmation message from Mpesa.

This is another option you can use to get airtime on your Telkom line through Pesapal but using the M-Pesa service.

To conclude, when buying airtime for your Telkom Kenya line using Mpesa, these are the main options you have; Easily and quickly through *544# ‘Top up via M-Pesa’, using Telkom Mpesa pay bill number 777711 through SIM Tool Kit USSD, mySafaricom app or the new M-Pesa app.

The airtime you purchase can be used for phone calls on the network, sending SMS, buying Telkom minutes to buy Telkom bundles and data.

There are also other ways you can buy Telkom airtime: through PayPal, using Pesapal, or physically from a shop. Meaning you can buy Telkom airtime online or just buy a scratchcard from a shop nearby.

Written by The County Info

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