Why Your Transaction on VTpass Might Fail and What to do

While at VTpass we take every measure to ensure every transaction you carry out is successful; we are equally awake of failed transactions that can occur at times.

The majority of failed transactions are down to network issues or processing errors. In this article, we would explain why transactions on VTpass might fail and what you can do about it.

Network affecting bank payment

Payment might fail if network failure prevents your bank from confirming a transfer you initiated. Sever downtime at your bank might be responsible for this. In some cases, your bank might debit you without VTpass would receiving the payment.

The simple solution to this is to consult your bank in the event of a debit or contact VTpass support to know the status of your transaction. If your transaction hasn’t gone through, it’s best you wait a while, then try again when the network is stable.

Entering wrong card details

This is so common and perfectly understandable. Making mistakes while entering card details such as bank name, card number, CVV, etc. would prevent any transaction from going through.

Solution: simply enter your correct card details to ensure a successful transaction. Alternatively, you can activate VTpass instant wallet funding to save yourself the stress and errors of using the card every time.

Entering wrong dealer details

Similar to the reason above, entering the wrong meter number when paying electricity bills; wrong IUC or smartcard number when subscribing to your decoder, etc. would cause a transaction failure. The system would either reject the payment process, or it would stall.

In this case, the solution is to restart the payment process and enter the correct dealer details. If you have been debited upon entering a wrong dealer detail, kindly contact VTpass support to advice you on what to do.

However, we advise you to ensure the correct dealer details every time as certain payments (for example, payment made for a wrong meter number) CANNOT be refunded.

Service downtime with a service provider

No one can be blamed for this. When a service provider is experiencing downtime, payments for that particular service might fail. For example; if IKEDC is experiencing a service downtime, payments for IKEDC during the downtime would fail.

To resolve this, simply wait until the downtime passes before initiating payment for the service again.

vtpass transaction

We are always there for you

Whatever might be the cause of a failed transaction, we are always there to resolve it for you. Simply contact VTpass support by chatting us live on the website or app, sending a mail to support@vtpass.com or calling 08138752358.

Enjoy Glo 4x Bonus Recharge e-Top Up Promo

The grandmaster of data is back with another one: the Glo 4x bonus recharge promo! We are excited as you are because this promo allows Glo customers to enjoy up to 4 times the value of any recharge they make. This bonus offer is available on all prepaid tariff platforms and all subscribers can enjoy this.

Glo 4x bonus airtime plan offers customers four times the value of their electronic recharge of any of the following amounts: N150, N250, N550, N1,050, 3,050, N5,050 and N10,050. If you do an e-Top up of an amount that is not mentioned above, you will not receive the bonus.

The 4x bonus recharge can be used to call and send SMS to all networks in Nigeria, browse, and make international calls up to 23 countries including; Bangladesh, Brunei, Canada, China, Denmark, French Guiana, Guam, Japan, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Luxembourg, Malta, Mongolia, Norway, Puerto Rico, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, UK, and the US.

Note that the airtime bonus cannot be used to buy data. Well, Glo knows Nigerians are better awoof lovers, lol!

glo 4x bonus

How to get Glo 4x airtime bonus

To receive the Glo 4x bonus, simply dial *323*PIN# on your phone or top-up electronically through ATM, POS terminals, or online right away with VTpass. Remember that your recharge must be within these amounts: N150, N250, N550, N1,050, 3,050, N5,050, and N10,050.

For top-up of N150, you get N600 (that’s extra N450 on your recharge) and for N1,050, o boy! You get N4,200, an extra N3,150 on your recharge.

Here are details of the Glo 4x recharge call rates, SMS rate, and data:

  • Calls to the 23 international counties – 60kobo per second
  • Local call rate – 45kobo per second
  • SMS to local Networks – N4 per SMS
  • Data rate – N3 per MB

With Glo 4x bonus recharge, you would receive another 4 times bonus amount on a new recharge even if your previous recharge bonus has not been exhausted. However, the bonus value is valid for 14 days or 30 days depending on your recharge. N150 top-up recharge has a validity period of 14 days, while recharges of N550 and above have a validity period of 30 days.

Don’t be left out of this overflowing awoof. Top-up Glo airtime now! To check your 4x bonus, simply dial *122*30#.

Data-Saving Settings on Popular Apps You Should Apply

We love data, don’t we? The invisible glue that connects us to the internet while draining the life out of our wallets as well. Love or hate it, data has become as important as the food we eat. That is why we must learn to manage it efficiently. Many apps we use on our devices contain data-saving settings to help you manage data. The problem is, we just don’t know where to look.

In a previous article, we covered smart ways to save big on mobile data; in this article, we have detailed out data-saving settings on popular apps that you should apply right away if you are looking to browse more data efficiently:

how to save mobile data

Facebook

Video autoplay consumes the most data on Facebook. You can turn-off autoplay by doing the following:

  1. Tap Menu (the three lines buttons) in the top right.
  2. Scroll down and tap Settings & Privacy > Settings.
  3. Scroll down and tap Media and Contacts (for iPhones users, you would select Videos and Photos before you proceed)
  4. Tap Autoplay.
  5. Select Never Autoplay Videos.

You can control how fast Facebook pictures loads by adjusting how many photos you want to see. To do this:

  1. Tap Settings & Privacy at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Tap Edit next to Data Usage.
  4. Choose Less or Normal or More
  5. Click Save.
how to save mobile data

Instagram

By default, Instagram preloads videos so they start faster whenever possible. To use less data on Instagram:

  1. Go to your profile and tap the Menu button (the three-line icon)
  2. Tap Settings below the Menu page.
  3. Tap Account > Cellular Data Use.
  4. Next to Use Less Data (iPhone) or Data Saver (Android), toggle on.

WhatsApp

Videos sent to you on WhatsApp can download automatically even when you don’t want to play it? To disable video autoplay on WhatsApp:

  1. Tap the three vertical dots on the top right > Settings.
  2. Now tap Chat settings > Media auto-download. (You’ll see three options: When using cellular data, When connected on Wi-Fi and When roaming)
  3. Tap each one and disable auto-downloads by unchecking all three options – Images, Audio, and Video.

For iPhone users:

  1. Open WhatsApp and tap the Settings button at the bottom-right, and tap on Data and Storage Usage.
  2. In this menu, you will see the Media Auto-Download option on the top.
  3. For Photos, Audio, Videos, and Documents, select the Never option.

Twitter

Like Facebook, Twitter also has an autoplay feature embedded in the app. You can disable this by following these steps:

  1. Go to your Twitter profile icon
  2. Click on Settings and Privacy
  3. Select Data Usage
  4. Set video autoplay to Never
how to save mobile data

YouTube

The video king app consumes a lot more data than most apps. To limit data usage on YouTube:

  1. Tap on your profile icon on the option right corner
  2. Select Settings
  3. Click on General
  4. Turn on Limit Mobile Data Usage

Google PlayStore

Apps auto-updates over mobile data are the main data drainer when it comes to PlayStore. You can choose to auto-update only over Wi-Fi or never auto-update. To disable mobile data auto-updates, do the following:

  1. Open PlayStore
  2. Click on Menu > Settings
  3. Click on Auto-update Apps
  4. Select Auto-update Apps over Wi-Fi Only (or you can choose Do Not Auto-Update Apps)

iPhone AppStore

Similar to PlayStore, apps on iPhone would auto-update by default unless you disable this feature or set it to Wi-Fi only. To do this:

  1. Go to Settings on your iPhone
  2. Click on iTunes and App Store
  3. Turn off the apps you do not want to update
  4. Turn off auto-update over mobile data below the menu

Manage your Sync Settings

While this is not an app, it is important to know that Google on Andriod and Apple on iPhone regularly sync with your phone data such as videos and pictures automatically. This is to provide backing and retrieval of data in case you lost your device, but it equally consumes a lot of data.

To manage your sync settings on Andriod:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Click on Account Option
  3. Click on the App whose sync settings you want to adjust
  4. Turn off sync on apps you don’t need synchronizing

For iPhone users:

  1. Open iTunes
  2. Connect your device to a computer
  3. Select your connected device from the Top device button
  4. Go to Options in Summary Sections
  5. Disable Automatic sync when this iPhone is connected
  6. Close iTunes for change to take effect
how to save mobile data

Conclusion

Hopefully, these details save you more data for efficient browsing. Don’t forget that these settings apply to all mobile networks: MTN, Airtel, 9mobile, and Glo. If you are using a Wi-Fi connection such as Smile, you might need to go through the Wi-Fi settings to see how to manage data or reach out to Smile support.

QUICK TIPS ABOUT MAKING A WISE INVESTMENT

If you got a penny, you do not bury it in the ground to gather dirt. You utilise it to gain more pennies. So yes, this is an anecdote that emphasizes the need to not just make money, but to use the money to create wealth. In essence, this underscores the importance of investments. So, you have been meaning to invest in some business or venture. But you do not know how to go about it. Or you are very sceptical about the success of the whole enterprise. Well, here are some few handy tips that will take you through how to make a wise investment. But first, you would want to learn how to make life more convenient for you through VTpass.

So, VTpass is an online payment platform that enables you to make payments for your bills easily and quickly. With www.vtpass.com or with the VTpass app on your mobile phone, you can easily settle your electricity bills, data, airtime, TV subscriptions and much more. And yes, you can pay from wherever you are, at home, in the office. And you get to pay in just three easy steps:

-Log On -Select -Pay

This is quite a good way to save time, energy and money. So go on and pay those pending bills by logging on to www.vtpass.com or downloading the VTpass app for Android.

So, moving on, here are useful tips to help your investment plans run smoothly.

LEARN YOUR TRADE

It is very common to see people who want to invest in one thing or another. But they don’t know a nickel about whatever it is they are investing in. They trust the judgement of other people. And they believe things will work well if they put in good money and hire great people. This isn’t how it should be. Whatever it is you are going into, you have to learn the trade. You necessarily don’t have to be a PRO in the field. But you need just enough to keep you above your game. This is especially for those who want to go into stocks or cryptocurrency, not knowing what it all about can wreck an investor.

DO NOT TWO-TIME

Another mistake people make is getting the feeling they can do so many things at the same time. As much as being a serial entrepreneur is possible, there is the need to centralize on just one thing. The other things you do should be able to adjust or evolve to that one cause you are out to accomplish. Let’s say, you want to start a restaurant. It wouldn’t make sense to still want to start up a website company at the same time. But then, starting with a restaurant, giving it all the attention it deserves and then expanding it to a hotel or supermarket is a reasonable sort of two-timing.

SET GOALS

Following up on the last point, for your investment to be profitable, you need to see where you want your money to be even before it is there. You need to set goals. Your investment will become what you want it to be. So, dream big and work at it.

LEVERAGE ON FREE OPPORTUNITIES

Right in this world we are, there are very many opportunities out there. So your investment need not be your investment alone. You can go out there and act on leveraging the several opportunities available.

DON’T LISTEN TO GOSSIPS

Now, the news is different from gossips. You can get useful tips about your investments by putting your ears to the ground, and listen for real-time news. But do not, for once, pay attention to the gossips around. And don’t take any decision because everyone is taking it. Know what works for you and stick to it.

SLOW AND STEADY WINS THE RACE

Those who try to be rich overnight make their money from investments. And then, they go on to lose it all in one quick swoop. This is what greed and impatience can do. So, rather than trying to gather your retirement money all at once. Why not take it one step at a time. The sweetest of gains is the one that was bitter in the making.

So, you should now be able to put things in perspective. After knowing what you want to invest in, learn it. Then work your way up your own way. Don’t be distracted by the things on the sidelines. Look out for important opportunities. Grab it and keep doing what you know how to do best.

At VTpass, we love great ideas and we love to see people succeed. It is with this in mind that we are in the business of making life more easier for everyone. So that by logging on to www.vtpass.com or downloading the VTpass app, you can easily make payment for your everyday bills. Airtime, data, electricity bills, TV subscriptions, name it, you can settle them easily on VTpass. With VTpass, life can only get better.

NEWLY RELEASED NOLLYWOOD MOVIES FOR YOUR DELIGHT

So, we once talked about the amazing films that can help make your weekend a delight. But then, most of the mentioned movies were basically international movies, Hollywood to be precise. So, why not let us backtrack to our indigenous movies. Quite a lot of new movies are emerging in the Nollywood scene. And most of them are quite notable. So, we will be reeling out a couple of movies you can watch for your relaxation this weekend.

Before then, it is useful to point out that there really is not going to be a good TV time if bills are left hanging. So, catering for your bills first and settling them is the way to go. And you can do this easily and speedily by logging on to www.vtpass.com.  Or you can simply download the VTpass app for Android. VTpass, as an online payment platform makes it way easy to pay your bills, electricity bills, airtime, data, TV subscription and much more. You can easily pay off these bills in just three easy steps: Log On, Select, Pay.

So, here are some of the newly released Nollywood movies at your behest.

Memoirs Of 4

Image result for memoirs of 4This film is as new as a newly scented room itself. Adesua Etomi takes the lead as Teniola. And she rocks it with Blossom Chukwuemeka. But they are not the only one in this party. Other equally powerful actors like Joseph Benjamin appear in this movie. Just as the title suggests, the movie shows the struggles of four women.

The Royal Hibiscus Hotel

Image result for The royal Hibiscus hotelA chef, an authoritative father, a loving mother and a handsome stud who likes to eat, this movie is set to blow the roof away. And guess what, it is out. So, you can go feast your eyes on it for the weekend.

The Wedding Party 2

Image result for The Wedding Party 2It is no more news that this blockbuster movie now has its sequel out in the wood. You want a piece of drama, romance and comedy, this is the film to watch.

Coming to America

Image result for coming to america african remake

This film which already has a telling has undergone an African Remake to star the likes of Van Vicker and Mercy Johnson. This is also one you would enjoy.

So yes, your weekend can be just fantastic with this movies. But first, go on to renew your TV subscription or renew your data by logging on to www.vtpass.com and download the VTpass app for Android.

DISTANT RELATIONSHIP: HOW TO KEEP IT GOING

Even more than any other month, February always seems to emit an aura of love and affection. So, it is not unlikely to hear more about relationships this month than in any other month. But while it can be quite a norm to address normal relationships within normal ranges. Other relationship types that might not fall within the “normal” are worth recognising too. In this sense, long distance relationships should be on note. The popular belief basically is that relationships across long distances have a very slim chance of working out well. And yes, this can be very true. However, long-distance relationships also have prospects for longevity when the partners in question adhere to certain conditions.

So, in this turn, here are tips on how to keep a long distance relationship going.

Talk

Take it or leave it, the most important tip in keeping a distant relationship is talking. This is the only weaponry faraway lovers have in bonding. Usually, there is a lot to talk about, it only takes the patient ones to find the right conversations and delve deep. You can talk about your goals, the ground rules you need to observe, serious things, playful things. You can also make reference to your adventures, your emotions, your expectations…

Really, going on to talk about anything and everything; to greet each other good morning and good night will definitely avoid any sort of miscommunication. And it will give room to more closeness.

VTpass, an online payment platform, provides just the right atmosphere for your conversations to lengthen and grow. Through VTpass, you can easily buy your airtime and data for your voice calls, video calls and social media chats. By logging on to www.vtpass.com or downloading the VTpass mobile app on Google Play Store, you can conveniently buy yourself a time with your distant lover in just three easy steps.

Log On

Select

Pay

Trust

Also, the vital key to a long distance relationship is trust. Partners in two exclusive places must be able to trust each other to remain faithful. Jealousy, strife, insecurities, these are the fastest way to quell a relationship. So they are best avoided.

Treats

Who says faraway couples can’t give themselves beautiful treats? So, your partner lives far away alright? But there really ain’t a place we can’t get to in this world. SO, why not take the time once in a while to visit each other. And then make the best of the time doing what you both enjoy. Also, you can stay afar off and still have fun. Delivery, online shopping, digital gifts, all these can spice your relationship

Truth

So yes, everyone thinks it’s good to be open in a relationship, right? Well, in a long distance relationship, the level of openness has to double. Because you are afar off, every shred of information must pass round between the two couples all the time.

Tricks

It is not really a great idea to be playing games in a long distance relationship. But it is not equally a bad idea if you spring up surprises on each other, play pranks and make things fun. Online games

The Train

Honestly, long distance ain’t really the ideal thing. So, as soon as it can be over with, then you should get it over with. So, two couples in love should as much as possible keep looking at the train and be eager to go home.

In more ways than one, VTpass makes any relationship, especially the long-distance relationships very tolerable. Through the convenience offered in paying bills and making everyday services accessible to everyone. By logging on to www.vtpass.com or downloading the VTpass mobile app for Android, you can make payment for your data and airtime in the easiest way possible. Why not come aboard today to keep your relationship alive.

CHELSEA AND BARCELONA FACEOFF

Now and always, the UEFA League brings together clubs from various parts of the world in drilling matches. And this year’s matches have been no exception. As for more reasons than one, the matches have they been quite spectacular. Also, having several clubs from several other leagues play on the same field is nothing short of thrilling. But there is really nothing like having an English club play against a Spanish club. Well, this is what is about to go down today in today’s match. But the teams playing are no mere English or Spanish clubs. They are top contenders in their various leagues. In no plain words, we are talking about the Chelsea-Barcelona face-off that is happening live today. Just by paying attention to the build-up before the match, it is easy to tell just how spectacular it would be.

Now, you wouldn’t want to miss this match for any reason in the world. But then, things happen. You go to work and come home to find that your TV subscription has not been renewed. Or maybe you are caught in traffic. And you somehow tried to renew your data subscription just to stream the match, but the network is killing. Worse still, you are already in the middle of the match, and your data or TV subscription expires. Now, this can be some sore eyes situation.

Well, you do not have to worry about this anymore. With VTpass, you can successfully watch the Chelsea vs. Barcelona match without any hiccups. This is because VTpass makes it so very convenient to renew your TV subscription, electricity bills, airtime and data. In three easy, quick steps, you can get to make the match really accessible to you. All you need do is log on, select and pay.

And yes, VTpass is less susceptible to the glitches of bad technological services. So, you can be sure that today’s battle between these two top contenders will be in the palm of your hands. So, go on and log on to www.vtpass.com or download the VTpass app on Google Play Store and renew your data or TV  subscription.

WHAT TO DO WITH A DAY OFF FROM WORK

Having a day off from work is quite an exhilarating feeling. But for whatever reason you are getting a day off, you sure do have something else doing. It might mean you are sick and you need some time to recuperate. Or you have a particular function to attend to and the likes. And just maybe your line of work gives a day(s) off per week. Anyway, a day off should be an exciting way to discover one’s self and live thoroughly without thinking of work for one day. So, we will be handing very brilliant tips on how to spend a day off. And yes, even with these tips, you still get to work on your other excuse for missing work. So, you do want to have a good time while on your day off. And you sure don’t want to entertain the burden of paying bills and all.

Well, why not trust VTpass to handle the bills for you. At VTpass, we work at ensuring you pay your bills in the easiest way possible. And at an effective speed. And have we been able to make this happen? Well, yes, we have. With the online VTpass platform, www.vtpass.com, customers constantly get to pay their bills conveniently. Also, downloading the VTpass mobile app on Google Play Store makes it all the easier. So, by logging on to www.vtpass.com or downloading the VTpass app, you get to make payment for your airtime, data, electricity bills and cable TV subscription. So yes, your day off can be very seamless and excitable.

And here are just the right ways to spend a day off

  1. READ A BOOK

Image result for reading a book

You know the whole talk about how great readers are leaders. Well, it is true. So, if you do have a day off, one effective way to spend it would be to read a book through and through and then go on to dream about it in your sleep. This makes you feel happy like you just did a very great thing.

2. GET A GOOD MASSAGE

Related imageYes, most people don’t believe in the miracle powers of a spa. But if there is anyone true thing, it is that getting a massage from a spa or from a partner is way relaxing.

3. PLANT A TREE

Related imageThis is more like pay attention to a plant. It helps to plant something on a boring day and watching it grow over the next weeks.

4. GO SOMEWHERE

Related imageYou can go somewhere, to a restaurant to have lunch, to a museum, to a social function, to the moon. Just get moving. And yes, do remember to take your camera along with you. And be sure to take any exciting shot you find.

5. COOK

Related imageIt feels good to look at a whole bunch of tasty food, and say “I cooked it”. So yes, cooking more than usual will not be a bad way to spend a day off. But make sure to have some evening get together so you don’t end up wasting your fine dishes.

6. WRITE

Many thoughts swirling all over the head. You can write them down on your day off. It could be about your big dreams or your small cravings. Whatever it is, give immortality to it.

7. LEARN

The most exciting way of spending a day off is doing something you could not do before. So, you want to learn to ride a bicycle or skate? Do it. Or you want to start a new course, a new language? Do it.

At VTpass, we believe that what is worth doing is worth doing well. This is why we work hard at making our payment platform accessible, convenient and fast. Why not log on to www.vtpass.com or download the VTpass app to make payment for your airtime, data, electricity bills and TV subscription? And you are sure to see us for what we are: the one-stop online payment platform.

HAVING A DIGITAL VALENTINE WITH VTPASS

The Valentine season is well on the way. In fact, it is right around the corner. So, many are already thinking about how to spend the season well enough. And then, a few others are thinking of whom to spend the season with. Since Valentine is a once in a year thingy, it is good enough to spend hours thinking about how to make the moment memorable for your loved ones. We at VTpass cherish everything about love so that this season has come to be so special for us. Just as it is for you. So, you want to tell us how you are going to spend the Valentine season? Then, feel free to reach us on any of our social media handles. Follow us on Twitter @vtpass or on Instagram @vtpass. You can also like the VTpass page on Facebook. Indeed, we would like to hear from you.

Now, many things can spoil a Val occasion. Imagine, being very distant from the person you are meant to spend the day with. Or you suddenly have an urgent business to attend that day. And so, you can’t simply have yourself standing in front of your Val’s door, grinning widely, holding flowers. And then, there is the fact that you and your Val are not in good terms. Ok, we’ve got to admit. Some people don’t even have a To-be-Val.

Well, they don’t call us VTpass for just anything. VTpass are passionate about relationships and for this Valentine, we are very much bent on making everyone have a great time. So, you think your Valentine might not turn out well because of distance or any such reason? Why not switch over to a digital Valentine?

What’s a Digital Valentine?

With a digital Valentine, you do not need to meet your partner physically before showing your love or giving out a Valentine present. You can send a wonderful Valentine’s gift with VTpass. VTpass, an online payment platform that helps to make payments for everyday bills an ease, is going to make Valentine just as easy. When you log on to www.vtpass.com or download the VTpass app on Google Play Store, you get a chance to celebrate Valentine digitally.

HOW?

What better gift to give those around you than settle their bills and have their expenses off their necks for a while? Well, VTpass can make this happen IN THREE EASY STEPS. All you need do is

Log on to www.vtpass.com

Select what you want to pay for and the details of who you want to pay to

Pay with your card or wallet.

It’s as easy as this. With VTpass, you can settle your partner’s electricity bills, airtime, data, cable TV subscriptions and so on. So, your partner is far away? Well, here is just how to surprise them. And then, you don’t have a Val? You can send out a sweet invitation to someone you love via VTpass. The digital Valentine is underway. Why don’t you get at it now by logging on to www.vtpass.com or downloading the VTpass app on Google Play Store? Remember, love is better expressed without words.