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Orange Money: send mobile money quickly and easily

Do you need to send money abroad quickly and easily? Your recipient doesn’t have a bank account? Not to worry, we have the solution for you: Orange Money! 

Sending mobile money has never been easier! You can send funds abroad in just a couple of clicks thanks to Orange Money, a new service that will simplify your life. Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso and Mali are just a few of the destinations in which Orange Money is available.

However, the mobile money transfer service also exists in countries like Ghana or Kenya using other operators, such as Airtel. This is good news considering that this service is a necessity in countries where the banking system is not entirely developed. 

In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about Orange Money, how to send funds in Senegal, Cameroon and Burkina, as well as the solution provided by Monisnap. Never worry about sending money abroad again!

Orange Money service presentation

Orange Money: best offers
Orange Money

Orange Money is the mobile money transfer service offered by the French group Orange. The service was originally launched in 2008, serving most of the African countries. In 2018, Orange Money became available in France as well, at the time providing mobile money transfers to 4 countries: Ivory Coast with Orange Money Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Madagascar and Guinea. 

Orange Money came as a solution to people not possessing a bank account. The solution implies making payments using only your phone. The transferred money is redirected to a mobile wallet and the receiver can use it for all kinds of transactions, including paying bills, mobile top-ups etc. 

Orange Money: find out how to recharge your phone

If you are using Orange Money, it would be a shame to miss out on a transfer just because your mobile isn’t topped-up. With Allo by Monisnap you will never have to worry about this issue ever again. 

Allo is a mobile recharge service that allows you to top-up any phone in a matter of minutes. You can purchase mobile top-ups for call credit or mobile data starting from as little as 3.39 €. What is more, the first recharge is always free. Here’s how it works: 

  • choose the mobile and the amount you wish to top-up 
  • pay securely on our platform using your Visa or Mastercard 
  • enjoy your instantly credited top-up 

As a bonus, for each top-up you earn one loyalty star. Four stars equal one top-up with zero fees. Quite a bargain, isn’t it? 

Use Allo by Monisnap: fast, easy and secure! 

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Send mobile money with Orange Money 

If you wish to transfer funds using Orange Money, you can do so by downloading the Orange Money application, available both on Google Play and Apple store. It seems natural that a mobile money transfer service should work directly from a mobile device, doesn’t it? 

Before getting started, you will need to create an account on the Orange Money app. You will be asked for a phone number which will confirm your account, as well as a proof of identity, a photo and several personal details. 

Once your identity has been validated and your account opened, you will have to register your bank card in order to be able to transfer money. You can transfer a maximum of 400€ a day using a basic account and up to 800€ a day using a full account. 

All you need to do next is choose the destination you wish to transfer money to from the list available. Input the phone number of your receiver as well as the amount you want to transfer. The app will automatically generate your transfer rate and the fee you will need to pay. Fees are relatively low on Orange Money, starting at 1,99€ per transaction. Hit send and the recipient will receive the funds in a couple of minutes! 

Just in case you aren’t completely comfortable with using just your phone, you can also transfer money from Orange Money selling points. Nonetheless, using the mobile app can save you a lot of time,effort and you can use it at any time! 

Send mobile money in Senegal

Senegal was one of the first countries in which Orange Money was available. If you have a friend or a relative who lives there, all you have to do is follow these steps and your mobile money transfer will be done in a couple of minutes. 

Here’s how Orange Money works: 

  • Connect to your account (follow the instructions above)
  • Input the mobile you wish to transfer mobile money to
  • The app will show you the transfer rate and the fee you’ll need to pay. Mobile money transfers to Guinea have fees varying from 1.99€ to 2.99€, depending on the sum. 
  • Choose the reason of your transfer
  • Send! 

Orange Money practices relatively good rates for money transfers. You will be informed about the rate before performing your transfer. The money will be credited to the recipient’s mobile wallet within a couple of hours maximum. Sending money to Senegal has never been easier, thanks to Orange Money!

Send mobile money in Cameroon

If you wish to send mobile money to Cameroon, using Orange Money is not going to be an option as the service has not yet been implemented in the area. However, there are two similar services you can use: MTN and Monisnap.  

With Monisnap, all you have to do is go on our website and choose the mobile and the amount you wish to transfer. You can pay securely on our platform using your Visa or Mastercard and your recipient will get the money transferred directly into their mobile wallet. 
The first transfer is always free and the follow ups will always cost you 0,99£, no matter the sum!

Send mobile money in Burkina  

If you wish to send mobile money in Burkina using Orange Money Burkina, use the same process as for Senegal. However, you must be aware that the fees are different. For any amount equal or smaller than 100€, you will be charged 2,99€ per transfer. For larger sums, ranging from 101€ to the maximum of 800€, the charged fee will be 4,99€. 

Remember you can also use Monisnap for transferring mobile money in Burkina as well. Your first transfer is free and follow-ups will always cost you 0,99£ per transaction.

Reach the Orange Money customer support 

If you want to reach the Orange Money customer support in order to report an issue or ask a question,  you can contact them by phone or through an online form. The FAQ page may also be of use so make sure you check it before contacting customer care. 

In order to contact the Orange Money customer service by phone, all you have to do is call 0 800 01 33 33. You can place a call from Monday to Saturday from 8am to 10pm. 

You can also contact Orange Money through an online form. Input your personal information, phone number, email and the issue you wish to address. You can get a response typically within 24 hours.

Orange Money: fast and secure
Orange Money

Send mobile money fast and free on a Orange Money wallet with Monisnapp

Orange Money Cameroon: send mobile money
Orange Money Cameroon

If you often need to send mobile money to Senegal, Cameroon or Burkina you might as well use the solution provided by Monisnap! 

Send mobile money on an Orange Money wallet within a couple seconds. Here’s how it works: 

  • choose the mobile and the amount you wish to transfer 
  • pay securely on our platform using your Visa or Mastercard 
  • your recipient will get the money transferred directly into their mobile wallet

The bonuses for using the Monisnap solution? Your first transfer is always free and the next ones, no matter how many, will cost you exactly 0,99£!

Try Monisnap: fast, easy and secure!

🚩 What is mobile money ?

Mobile money is a solution to transfer money using your phone to a mobile wallet. The transfer won’t be processed by a bank but by a mobile operator. 

🌍 Where can I send mobile money using Orange Money?

You can send money using the Orange Money solution to the following countries: Senegal, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Mali, Madagascar, Morocco, India, Vietnam and France. 

💫 How to reach Orange Money customer service?

Call 0 800 01 33 33 to reach Orange Money customer support and ask any question you might have!

❓ How can mobile money be used?

You can use mobile money to pay for bills, groceries and other necessities directly from your mobile wallet. You can also withdraw the cash from a partner although a fee will be perceived for this operation. 

Yannis Rahal

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