Algar Telecom customers can top up prepaid cell phones without leaving their home. The operator has several recharge systems, such as the Algar Telecom application. Available for iPhone (iOS) and Android, the tool allows any operator user to request credits for the number itself or for other phones. It is still possible to recharge the device through the operator’s own website or by SMS.
The minimum recharge through the website is R $ 13, valid for one month, and reaches R $ 50, valid for 90 days. In the following tutorial, check out how to top up Algar’s prepaid number via the app, website and via SMS.
Step 1. After downloading and installing Algar Telecom on your smartphone, open the application. Then click on the “Recharge” button.
Step 2. Choose the Algar number you want to top up and select the top up value. Note that for each amount there is a different validity period for credits – ranging from 15 days for recharges of R $ 15 to 50 days for recharges of R $ 50. Then, touch the image on the card to add your data.
Step 3. To register your credit card, enter the number in the field provided, then the month and year of validity. When finished, click on “Next”.
Step 4. Finally, confirm the amount of the recharge and the number that will receive the credits. If everything is right, click on “Pay”. In a moment, you will receive a message on your cell phone with the confirmation of the operation.
Recharge through the website
Step 1. Access Algar’s refills page (https://algartelecom.com.br/para-voce/celular/recarga).
Step 2. To start the process, click on the “Recharge” tab, located in the middle of the page.
Step 3. Choose the Algar number you want to insert credits and click on “Reload”. It is also possible to reload the number of friends and relatives.
Step 4. Next, you will need to confirm your identity. You can do this just by entering the last four digits of your credit card in the field provided. Then, just click on “Reload”.
Step 5. It is also possible to check the identity by clicking on the “Receive access code” tab. An SMS will be sent to the number previously entered, containing a four-digit confirmation code.
Step 6. Check the code sent by SMS, enter it in the field requested by the website and then click on the “Validate” button.
Step 7. Select the number you want to top up again, then choose the top up value. Observe the values and validity terms for credits – 15 days for recharges of R $ 13 to 180 days for recharges of R $ 100. Finally, enter your credit card details and CPF number. Finish by clicking on “Confirm Recharge”.
Step 8. Finally, confirm the selected amount for the refill by clicking on the “Yes” button. In a moment, you will receive a message on your cell phone with the confirmation of the operation.
Step 1. Access the SMS application of the smartphone and start a new chat. Send the word “RECHARGE”, with all capital letters, to the number 0012. Then, select whether you want to recharge your own number by typing “1” or another number by typing “2”.
Step 2. Then, enter your credit card number and validity according to the procedures indicated.
Step 3. Enter the cardholder’s CPF number and select the desired recharge amount option. The amounts available are R $ 15 (1), R $ 20 (2), R $ 30 (3) and R $ 50 (4).
Step 4. Finally, enter your credit card security code. If everything went smoothly, a message will be displayed indicating that the recharge has been carried out.