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code to check my number on phone in Nigeria, MTN, Glow, Airtel and more phone code

Discussion in 'Phone' started by LagosPolice, Jun 15, 2022.

  1. LagosPolice

    LagosPolice Member

    Oct 14, 2020
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    Most people do business or do a lot of things on their phone in Nigeria and this means there are many codes to load credit, send money, check balance, check data balance and other ways of using code to check my/your number on your phone in Nigeria.

    There are many phone network provides in Nigeria.

    One is Airtel and today we will discuss Airtel phone number codes that Nigeria phone users should know.

    Do you want to check your Airtel Internet Balance? Do you know how much 4G data you have? We have used certain numbers that start with * (Star) and ends with # (hash) to check our remaining data, Balance, offers and other services.

    The specific number or code is called USSD a.k.a ‘Unstructured Supplementary Service Data’. Referred to as Quick codes, this acts as a platform for mobile phone and computer software of a service provider companies for sending and receiving text messages.

    Notably, the USSD messages are up to 182 alphanumeric characters long. A typical USSD message starts with an asterisk (*) symbol followed by digits that comprise commands or data. Then it is terminated by a hash symbol (#). In some cases, the in-between commands or data might get separated by additional asterisks.

    Today, in this article we have listed the USSD codes and SMS codes for Airtel network, that might help you, when you want to check your Balance, start/stop service and much more.

    USSD Code



    Airtel Customer Care Number


    Airtel Complaint Number


    Airtel Balance Check

    *123*10# or *123*#

    Check for Free 2G Data Balance


    Check for 3G Data Balance


    Check for Airtel 4G Balance


    Airtel Night Data Balance

    *123*2# or *555#

    Check for Local SMS Balance


    DND Activation/Deactivation

    *141*10# or 52141

    Airtel Loan Number


    My Airtel, My Offer


    Airtel Value Added Services


    To Check Last 5 Transactions and also Value Added Services.


    Check for Airtel to Airtel Mins Balance


    Local Airtel to Airtel Night Minutes Balance


    Check for Free Local, STD SMS Balance


    Check for Free STD Minutes Balance


    Airtel Talk time Gift Service [Share or Ask Talk time ]

    SMS 3G to 121

    Airtel 3g activation USSD code


    Special 5 Offers


    Airtel Live Services


    Free Facebook Access [Rs. 1 per day ]


    Twitter Service


    Airtel Special Offers and Rewards




    Hello Tunes Menu


    Missed Call Alert


    Local National SMS Packs


    Know Your own Airtel number


    Airtel loan code

    SMS PORT to 1909

    Mobile number portability

    SMS START to 121

    Start any service

    SMS STOP to 121

    Stop any service

    SMS Data USE to 121

    Check 2G/3G balance

    SMS UNB to 121

    Check unbilled amount

    SMS OT to 121

    Outstanding amount

    SMS BP to 121

    Current bill plan

    SMS BILL to 121

    Bill summary

    SMS PAY to 121

    Last 3 bill payment details


  2. LagosPolice

    LagosPolice Member

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    Next on the list is MTN Codes, USSD codes is one of the most important modes to know if you use MTN phones.

    MTN USSD codes

    Use short codes to access a host of free services on the MTN network

    USSD sessions are charged from your airtime or billing balance and the standard charge is 20c for every 20 seconds or part thereof.

    Some USSD strings such as the MTN *135# and *136# menus are zero rated for customers.

    Some providers might charge customers for access to premium rated content in which case the provider needs to list the charges associated with dialling the USSD string.

    Find out all the MTN USSD Codes available in Nigeria and their uses.

    MTN USSD Code For Data or to buy data is *131*1# or *904#

    MTN USSD Code for Own Number is *123#

    MTN USSD Code for upgrade is *131*4#.

    MTN USSD Code for airtime advance is *600*amount#

    MTN USSD Code for airtime transfer is *777*receiver’s number*amount*PIN#

    MTN USSD Code to check data subscription is *559#

    MTN USSD code for please call me is *133#

    MTN USSD Code to transfer data is *131*4#

    MTN Bonus Balance Code is *559*2# or *559*3#

    MTN USSD Code to unsubscribe or cancel data subscription is SEND “NO and the code for your subscription plan” to 131. For instance, when you’re on the 150MB Weekly plan, to cancel, SEND “NO102” to 131.

    The table below shows the rest of the ussd codes that can be used for MTN operations

    The table below shows the rest of the ussd codes that can be used for MTN operations

    MTN Self Service Code *123#
    MTN Pay As You Go Browsing Code *131*200#
    Opt Out MTN Pay As You Go Browsing *131*200#
    MTN 1GB Code on Pulse *406*2#
    MTN Check Airtime Balance Code *559#
    MTN International Bundles Purchase Code *131*5#
    MTN International Call Balance Code *559*7#
    MTN Data Bonus Balance Code *559*63#
    MTN Data Bundle Balance Code *131*4#
    MTN 2GB Data Plan Code *131*106#
    MTN 4GB For 1000 Code *131*65# and select 3
    MTN 250MB For 100 Code *131*65# and select 1
    Check Eligibility for MTN 4GB For 1000 *559*65#
    MTN Purchase Data Bundle Code *141*2*163#
    Activate MTN Datashare Code *141*5#
    MTN 50MB For 100 Naira Code *104#
    MTN Activation Code Of 150MB For 300 *102#
    MTN Activation Code Of 750MB For 500 *103#
    MTN Activation Code Of 1GB For 1000 *106#, Get 500MB Bonus
    MTN Activation Code Of 2.5GB For 2000 *110#
    MTN Activation Code Of 5GB For 3500 *107#
    Check MTN Night Browsing Data Balance *559*96#
    MTN Customer Care Number (From MTN No) 180
    MTN Customer Care Number (From another network) 08031000180
  3. LagosPolice

    LagosPolice Member

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    Next in line on our phone code list is is Glo network code for all Glow network users.

    All Glo USSD Codes
    Below are the various Glo USSD Codes or Secret Codes which might be used to check various Glo services information.

    • *1244# – Check your Glo mobile number
    • *124*1# – Check Glo bonus data balance
    • *5321# – Glo airtime borrow
    • *124# – Glo Balance enquiry. Check your credit balance.
    • *125*2# – Glo Package and charging plan
    • 121- Glo Customer care
    • *124*2# – Service information
    • *124*3# – Tariff information
    • *134*xxx xxxx xxx# – Top up
    • 100 – Glo Call centre
    • *127*27*number# – Gift Yakata plus data
    • 108 – Glo Voicemail sending
    • 109 – Glo Voicemail receiving
    • *101*4# – To retrieve the list of Family & Friends numbers
    • *455# – Glo Yakata
    • *125*1# – Family and friends
    • PORT to 600 – Number portability
    • *555# – Buy Glo data plans
    • *543# – Buy Glo airtime and data
    • *101*1*F&F Glo Number# – Add numbers to Friends & Family list
    • *101*2** – Modify numbers on Friends & Family list
    • *101*3*# – Delete numbers on Friends & Family list
    • *400# – To know if your number is registered
    • *777# – Blackberry plans
    • 02xxxxxxxx Simbox to 419 – Report SIM-Box fraud
    Glo Balance Check Code 2022
    There are simple techniques provided by the network provider to check Glo balance. You just need to use the *124# Glo balance check code to know your Glo balance details or number details.

    How to Check Glo Number?
    There are four ways to check your Glo number, which has been listed below. If you’re looking for a code to check your Glo number, use one of the techniques listed below to figure out how to find out Glo number in Nigeria.

    1. Make Phone Call to Friend
    2. Know Glo Number Via Call
    3. Use Glo Number Check Code
    4. Visit Glo Official Site
    Making a phone call or sending a text message to a friend
    This is one of the simplest ways to find out what your Glo number is. All you have to do is make a phone call or send a text message. Your buddy will receive a call or text from your number when you call, and it will be saved in their phone. Now ask your friend to verify your identity and provide you with your phone number details.

    Know Glo Number By Dialing Phone Number
    Another option is to call a short number provided by Glo to check Glo number.

    Glo Number Check Number: 1244

    A voice prompt will read out your phone number aloud to you.

    Dialing Glo Number Check USSD Code
    From your Glo phone, dial the Glo Number Check USSD code.

    Visit Glo Official Website
    This is one of the simplest methods to check your Glo number if you have an internet-enabled device. Check your phone number on Glo’s official website.

    Your phone number will appear in the top-right corner of the page after it has fully loaded.

    How to Check Glo Bonus Balance?
    Use the unique Glo bonus code to see how many free airtimes you have:

    Method 1: Call the hotline and inquire about your Glo account balance.
    Get information about your bonuses and their expiration dates by dialling Glo bonus balance check code #122#.

    Important: Depending on the services, Glo USSD codes can be changed:

    • Check the Glo locked bonus balance by dialling #122*34# code.
    • Check the Glo unlocked bonus balance by dialling #122*35# Glo USSD code.
    • Check the BUMPA package with #122*2# Glo code.
    • Dial 127*0# to Check out the bonus on the Glo data plan.
    • Check the campus booster voice bonus by dialling #122*10# Glo code number.
    Method 2: Using the Glo USSD Codes
    • Dial *777# Glo USSD Code on your phone.
    • Select ‘Manage data’ from the drop-down menu.
    • Choose ‘Data Balance’ to find out how much money you have in your Glo bonus account.
    Method 3: Using text messages
    • Make an SMS message with the word INFO.
    • Send the message to the number 127.
    An SMS will be sent to you with information on your Glo balance, its expiration date, and other relevant data.

    How to Check Glo Airtime Balance 2022?
    To check Glo Airtime balance, you may dial #124# Glo Airtime balance USSD Code from your Glo Sim. After that, a pop up message will appear on your screen with all Glo Airtime Balance details.

    How to Check Glo Data Balance?
    Learn how to check data balance on Glo by following some simple and easy methods.

    Method 1 – To check Balance of Glo Data
    The first method is to use the USSD code.

    It is one of the most straightforward ways to check the Glo Data Balance.

    • Dial *777# Glo data balance check code from your Glo Sim card Phone.
    • By pressing 1 on the dial pad, select “Buy a Plan.”
    • Choose “Manage Plan” from the drop-down menu.
    The “Get Data Balance” option will display. To see your remaining Glo Data Balance, select the desired number.

    Method 2: Use Text Message To Get Glo Data Balance Details
    • Send an SMS to check your Glo data balance.
    • Send the word INFO to the number 127.
    • The Glo servers will send a text message with the Glo data balance information.
    Method 3: Use the Internet to Know Glo Balance Data
    Go to Glo’s official website to check your Glo data balance.

    Method 4: Make use of the second USSD code
    Dial *127*0# Glo USSD Code to check the Glo Data Balance and Expiration Date.

    Hope after reading all these details you may able to find out all relevant information for how to check Glo balance, Glo Number check code, Glo Balance code and many more. If in case you still have any query then read out these below FAQ’s, It will definitely help you out more.

    How can I Find out What my Glo Number is?
    In Nigeria, the Glo network is one of the most popular. Simply dial *135*8# Glo number check code to check your Glo phone number, and it will show on your mobile screen.

    How do I Find out What my Glo Number is in 2022?
    Dial *135*8# to verify the Glo number using the Glo USSD code.

    What is Code for Glo Self Service?
    *124*2# is the Glo customer service number.
  4. LagosPolice

    LagosPolice Member

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    1) MTN
    Dial *663# or Dial *123# and follow onscreen process that follows.

    Simply dial *248# and your number will be displayed.

    3) AIRTEL
    To check and know your mobile phone number on Airtel, dial *121#
    Follow the onscreen instruction.

    4) GLO
    Dial *135*8# on your Glo enabled phone and your number displays on your screen.
  5. Admin

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    Apr 5, 2020
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    This is very helpful now I can check my Nigerian phone code easily.

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