How to reverse Safaricom MPESA transaction sent to wrong number?

We all have done it at some point and wrongly blamed Safaricom for it! Have you ever sent money to the wrong MPESA number? Well its now easy to reverse the transction as Safaricom has devised a code to allow easily reverse the MPESA transaction and not pray that the person who received the MPESA cash is a good samaritan.

How to reverse wrong MPESA transaction

  • Immediately you realise you sent money to the wrong Safaricom MPESA No, just go to the SMS you received from Safaricom.
  • Copy that Transaction Code and create a blank SMS, paste it there and send to the number  456.
  • Safaricom will do their best to reverse that transaction.
  • Please try reverse immedeiately so that the wrong MPESA receipent does not withdraw the cash and give Safaricom the headache of trying to withdraw the cash from another transaction.

Ofcourse nowadays Safaricom gives you an easy way to confirm any MPESA transaction before you click send, so please ensure you utilise that feature