Today I definitely tried out buying airtime through the web platform Opera Pay. Just how do you go about when buying airtime using Opera Pay with MPESA? The article here entails how to buy airtime using Opera Pay and pay with MPESA. Thanks to the upgraded sim card and API, MPESA will only prompt you to enter your PIN and have the amount deducted from your balance. If you don’t want you can as well cancel the transaction.
Table of Contents for How to Buy Airtime using Opera Pay with MPESA
What do you need to Buy Airtime using Opera Pay?
In this world everything has requirements. When it comes to learning how to buy airtime using Opera Pay there are requirement too. Below are the requirements some are obvious but the obvious things are what we forget.
- Safaricom Line with MPESA registered
- The number you want to buy airtime for or your number
- An active internet connection, either on desktop or laptop or smartphone
- Some MPESA amount (balance – you will use this to pay)
The Procedure on How to buy airtime using Opera Pay Platform
Open you web browser either on phone or desktop or laptop computer. Key in the address bar the website or URL for opera pay which is www.operapay.com
Upon accessing the web page shown above, you can see the available options being Airtime, Water, Electricity and Cable TV (coming soon). Tap on Airtime and wait to be redirected to the next page.
Key in the phone number you wish to purchase airtime for be it yours. And tap the amount of airtime you wish to purchase through the OPay or Opera Pay. Upon completion click on Continue. Proceeded the next step to see how to buy airtime using Opera Pay with MPESA.
You are brought to a web page with the details that you just keyed into the opera pay portal. Now you can have a chance to review and change wherever necessary then tap Pay Now
Upon tapping Pay Now, the page will advise you to be patient while it loads payment settings.
An MPESA prompt asking for your MPESA pin and also containing the payment details will be display. Enter your MPESA pin and wait for the transaction to complete while you’re credit the amount you just purchased.
I was lucky today I purchased credit with them at the time they were offering double. Or two times the amount you buy. I purchased 50 and received 100.