Need to buy prepaid airtime, SMS bundles, data or electricity? See easy to follow digital banking how-to guides below.

Absa Online Banking (AOL)

  • How to buy prepaid electricity

    1. On the Absa website home page click on Logon in the top right of the screenLog into your account using your credentials
    2. Click on the Buy tab and 
    3. Select Prepaid electricity from the dropdown list
    4. Select your beneficiary
    5. Select account to debit from
      Enter the amount 
      Select Send me or Send beneficiary notice of payment
    6. Enter the cellphone number of your beneficiary  
      Click next
    7. Accept SureCheck sent to your registered cellphone number
    8. Select Purchase
    9. Prepaid Electricity paid successfully message will display
    10. Click Purchase more or Done

     

    Always logout after using your online account

  • How to buy prepaid airtime

    1. On the Absa website home page click on Logon in the top right of the screen
    2. Log into your account using your credentials
    3. Click on Buy tab
    4. Select prepaid airtime and data from the dropdown list
    5. Select your beneficiary from the dropdown list
    6. Select your beneficiary
    7. Select account to debit from
    8. Select prepaid type
    9. Select the airtime amount from the  dropdown list 
      Click Next
    10. Accept SureCheck sent to your registered cellphone number
    11. Click Purchase
    12. A Prepaid electricity paid successfully message will display
    13. Click Done or Purchase more

     

    Always logout after using your online account

  • How to buy data

    1. On the Absa website home page click on Logon in the top right of the screen
    2. Log into your account using your credentials
    3. Click on the Buy tab
    4. Select Prepaid airtime and data from the dropdown list
    5. Select your beneficiary
    6. Select account to debit from
    7. Select prepaid type
    8. Select data bundle you want to buy 
      Click Next
    9.  Accept SureCheck sent to your registered cellphone number
    10. Select Purchase
    11. Prepaid Electricity paid successfully message will display
    12. Click Done or Purchase more

     

    Always logout after using your online account

  • How to buy SMS bundles

    1. On the Absa website home page click on Logon in the top right of the screen
    2. Login to your account using your credentials
    3. Click on the Buy tab
    4. Select prepaid airtime and data from the dropdown list
    5. Select your beneficiary
    6. Select account to debit from
    7. Select prepaid type
    8. Select SMS Bundle you want to buy from the dropdown list
      Click Next
    9. Accept SureCheck sent to your registered cellphone number
    10. Click Purchase
    11. A payment successful message will display
    12. Click Done or Purchase more

     

    Always logout after using your online account

Absa Banking App

  • How to buy prepaid electricity

    1. Log in to your Absa Banking App
    2. Tap the "Buy electricity" icon

    Select “Buy for someone new”

    Enter recipient meter number

    Enter the name under “Meter details”

    Tap "Done" and "Continue"

    1. Enter the amount
    2. Select an option under “Send tokens to”

    Select "Done"

    Select "Continue"

    Confirm purchase details

    Select "Purchase"

    1. Verify the transaction and tap "Accept"
    2. Transaction complete

    Always logout after using your app account

     

  • How to buy prepaid airtime

    1. Log in to your Absa Banking App
    2. Tap the "Buy airtime" icon
    3. Select "Buy for someone new"

    Enter beneficiary details and tap "Continue"

    1. Select "Buy prepaid"

    Select account to pay from, prepaid type and amount and tap "Continue"

    1. Confirm the purchase details
    2. Accept the verification request
      Transaction complete

     

    Always logout after using your app account

  • How to buy data

    1.     Log in to your Absa Banking App

    2.     Tap the "Buy airtime" icon

    3.     Select "For new beneficiary"

    4.     Enter beneficiary mobile number, their name and mobile network operator and tap "Continue"

    5.     Tap “Save”

    6.     Beneficiary added successfully

    7.     Tap “Buy prepaid”

    8.     Select account to pay from and prepaid type, select “Data bundle”, select “Prepaid amount” and tap “Continue”

    9.     Confirm the purchase details

    10.   Accept the verification request
    Transaction complete

     

    Always logout after using your app account

  • How to buy SMS bundles

    1.     Log in to your Absa Banking App

    2.     Tap the "Buy airtime" icon

    3.     Select "For new beneficiary"

    4.     Enter beneficiary mobile number, their name and mobile network operator and tap "Continue"

    5.     Tap “Save”

    6.     Beneficiary added successfully

    7.     Tap “Buy prepaid”

    8.     Select account to pay from and prepaid type and select “SMS bundle”, select “Prepaid amount” and tap “Continue”

    9.     Confirm the purchase details

    10.   Accept the verification request
    Transaction complete

     

    Always logout after using your app account

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