How to Buy Airtime on Capitec Without The App



How to Buy Airtime on Capitec Without The App

Whether you are struggling to buy or it is your first time trying to figure out how to buy airtime on Capitec without the app, you have come to the right place. We will teach you how to buy airtime on Capitec in this article.

In recent times, buying airtime online without going to the credit seller is one of the best things to consider. The good news is that many banks have developed means to buy airtime on their apps or channels at the comfort of your home. 

The questions I was asked several days ago was whether it was possible to buy airtime on Capitec Bank if you do not have the app installed on your phone. Your going to learn the answer in this article 

Capitec Bank

It is one of the biggest and largest retail banks in South Africa. The bank is the second largest retail bank in South Africa as of August 2017 according to Wikipedia.

It has over 850 retail branches in the country with more than 120k customers opening new accounts per month. Without wasting much time, let's get back to our initial topic.

How to Buy Airtime on Capitec Without the App 

To buy airtime on Capitec without the app, you must first of all register for the mobile banking. If you have not done so, I recommend you visit your bank to get registered.

However, if you have registered for your mobile banking, follow the instructions below to buy airtime on Capitec Bank

  • Dial this USSD code*130*3279# on your mobile phone 
  • Choose the account you want to purchase from 
  • Select the amount of airtime you wish to buy
  • Enter your mobile banking PIN to confirm your transaction
  • After following the above procedures and it does not work, I recommend you contact your bank for any challenges

How to Buy Airtime on Capitec through Capitec App

Here is the best way to buy airtime on Capitec via the the Capitec App

  • Download and install the app. Make sure you have linked your accounts to the app
  • Log in to your Capitec App using your password
  • Choose buy prepaid mobile
  • Add the number you wish to top up or select an existing beneficiary
  • Enter the amount of airtime you wish to purchase and click "buy". Amount must be between R12 - R100

Frequently Asked Questions About Capitec Banking

Can I buy airtime online with Capitec?

Yes, you can buy airtime online with Capitec Bank. To do this, a you need to do is to visit the bank to register for mobile or cellphone banking. After registering, you can login to your banking app and buy whatever you need.

What is Capitec Banking Code?

The banking code for Capitec is *120*3279#, and*130*3279# when you run out of airtime.

How do I activate Capitec Cellphone Banking?

To activate Capitec banking, simply dial *120*3279# or install the app and visit the bank to create your banking app account.


So far, the above procedures are the only way to buy airtime on Capitec without the app. We hope the bank might improve their service to make it easier in the nearby future.

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