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You are able to nickname locatees and locators in 3 ways:
a) USSD Main Menu
b) Online
c) WAP
  a) USSD Main Menu

Dial *120*911#

You will be presented with the following menu:


MTN WhereRU:
1. Who can I find?
2. Who can find me?
3. Block Status
4. Location Reports
5. Subscription status

    Select "1. Who can I find?"

You will be presented with the following menu:


Who can I find?
1. Find Locatee
2. Add Locatee
3. Assign Nickname
4. Remove Locatee
0. Return

    Select "3. Assign Nickname", you will then be presented with a list of your locatees' and locators' mobile numbers.

Select the number you wish to name.



    Enter your preferred nickname

Enter nickname
(max 10 characters)

    Once you have finished and pressed "OK" it will display:

083XXXXXXX has been named ...
    NOTE: Your phone may have numerical characters set as default. You must convert the input to alpha-numeric before entering the nickname. Ie: For Nokia phones the user must hold down the # key until the "123" symbol becomes "ABC".
  b) Online
    Go to www.mtnwhereru.co.za:
    Login using your mobile number and Internet PIN.
    Select the "Locate" tab.
    You will be presented with a list of all mobile numbers that you may locate and that may locate you. Go to the "Nickname" column and type the nickname of your choice in the applicable text box.
    Click "Update My Locatees" or "Update My Locators" when finished.
  c) WAP
    Go to wap.MTNWhereRU.co.za:
    You will be logged in automatically so please make sure you are using the correct number.
    You will be presented with a list of all nickname / mobile numbers that you may locate. Click on the nickname / mobile to go to the manage details page for that locatee. Here you can edit and submit the nickname.

To edit your locators nickname you will need to first click the "Who Can Find Me?" link on the main menu and then select the nickname / mobile you would like to edit.
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