How To Guide

Ticketmaster’s guide to Forwarding your Mobile Ticket

Got everyone together for the footy this weekend? Here's everything you need to know!

To ensure the safety of everyone attending the footy, every adult MUST have their own ticket loaded onto their phone via the Ticketmaster app or using a mobile web browser at before arriving at the ground on game day.

For fast, contactless entry at the gate, it’s never been easier for you to share your tickets with family and friends. Whether you’re buying a ticket for a friend or not everyone in your gorup is arriving together – Ticketmaster makes it easy to forward tickets in a few easy steps. 

Follow the below steps to ensure every adult has their own ticket open on their own phone when you get to the venue.

How do I forward a mobile ticket?

1. Open the Ticketmaster App

2. Tap on my events and select the event you want to Ticket Forward

3.Tap ‘Forward’ below the ticket you want to share (please note: you may have to wait a moment for the ‘Forward’ button to load)

4.On the ‘Select Tickets To Forward’ page, confirm the ticket you want to share (please note – you must Forward each ticket individually)

5. Tap the ‘Forward To’ button

6. Tap ‘Manually Enter A Recipient’

7. Enter your friend’s ‘First Name’, ‘Last Name’, and ‘Email Address or Mobile Number’

8. Tap ‘Forward Ticket’

9.The ticket in your account will now say “Sent”. You can cancel or recall the Ticket Forward at any time

How do I accept a mobile ticket that has been forwarded to me?

1. Open the SMS or email from Ticketmaster Customer Support

2. Tap the ‘Accept Tickets’ button or link

3.Sign in to your Ticketmaster account If you don’t have one, tap ‘Sign Up’

4.Review the order and agree to the Ticket Forward Terms

5. Tap ‘Continue’

6. Select ‘Mobile’ delivery and enter your Mobile Phone number (please note: tickets will not be SMSed to you)

7. Accept the tickets and unlock your barcode

8. Once you see “Ticket Forward Complete” the barcode will be available in your Ticketmaster account

9.Proceed to your gate and scan your ticket – ensure your phone brightness is turned all the way up!

How do I open and scan my mobile ticket?

1. Open the Ticketmaster App

2. Tap ‘My Events’

3.Select the relevant event

4.When ‘My Tickets’ opens, tap ‘View Barcode’ on your ticket

5. Once the barcode opens, tap ‘View In Wallet’ to add the ticket to your phone wallet

6. Before getting to the gate, ensure your phone brightness is turned up high

7. Scan your ticket at the gate

Handy tips:

• Every adult MUST have their own ticket on their own phone

All ticketholders need a My Ticketmaster account to access their 2021 AFL tickets. Sign up or sign in here.

• You don’t need to Forward tickets to yourself

• Mobile tickets will not be emailed or SMSed to you. Access Ticketmaster tickets via the Ticketmaster App or using your mobile browser.

• Ensure you download and view your mobile ticket before you get to the venue.

• Make sure the screen brightness is turned up high before getting to the gate

• At the gate, scan your ticket by placing your phone with the barcode displaying up under the scanner