Share or gift your data

Feeling generous? You can share data with anyone on your account, or even gift1  it to a mate using Australia Post Mobile.

Gifting data

How to gift1 your data to someone with an Australia Post Mobile.

  1. Log in to your account and go to 'Data gifting'.
  2. Enter the recipient's mobile number for who you want to gift data to.
  3. Select 'Gift now' to gift 1GB.
  4. The recipient will be notified of your gift.

For more information view the gifting frequently asked questions

Sharing data

Your data is automatically shared within your account.

If you have more than one SIM on your account, and you’re on a $20, $30 or $40 plan, you can share your data. Data inclusions are combined into one shared amount.

Ready to share data with family or friends? Login to your account now

For more information view the shared data frequently asked questions


1 Data sharing only enabled for users on the same account in Australia for use on domestic plans. Free data gifting only available to Australia Post Mobile users on the $20/$30/$40 plans. You may gift data in increments of 1GB up to a maximum of 5GB per renewal period. Gifting unavailable if you have under 1.5GB remaining of your included data. If your plan allows data sharing, you must be the primary account holder to gift data. When you gift data your included data allowance will be reduced for that renewal period only. For example, if your included data allowance is 5GB and you gift 1GB, you data allowance for that renewal period will be 4GB. Gifted data will be available for use once the recipient has used all their included data, bonus data or data packs. Unused gifted data will expire at the end of the recipient’s renewal period. Once you gift data, this cannot be reversed. There is no fee to gift data. For use in Australia and subject to Fair Go Policy. The AP Mobile service is provided by Flexisim Pty Ltd. To use an AP Mobile service, your device must have the ability to operate on the Optus 3G/4G network.