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How to Check all SIM Data Balance 2022- [MTN | Airtel | 9moble & Glo]

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– Check all SIM Data Balance –

Check all SIM Data Balance 2022 – Checking data balance on MTN, Airtel, 9Mobile, and Glo is pretty simple. Just a simple USSD code or a simple text will do the trick. You just need to read through this article carefully.

How to Check all SIM Data Balance 2021 - [MTN | Airtel | 9moble & Glo]

How to Check Data Balance on MTN

MTN Group Limited, previously called M-Cell, is a South Africa established multinational mobile telecommunications firm, functioning in many African, European, and Asian countries.

Its headquarter is in Johannesburg. As of 30 June 2016, MTN amounted to over 232, 6 million users all across the world, thus making it the eleventh biggest mobile network operator in the world and the biggest in Africa.

Though MTN functions in over 20 countries, one-third of its incomes come from Nigeria, where it holds about 35 percent market share.

How to Check MTN Data Balance

Checking for MTN Data balance on MTN is pretty easy and simple, there are three medium where you can check Data balance on MTN and they are

1. Via text or SMS message

2. Via USSD code

3. 131 USDD platforms.

Via text or SMS

This method is pretty simple and direct. You don’t need to do a lot but you’ll have to patient for a while before getting the data balance sent to your phone.

Here is what you will do: compose a text and send 2 to 131. It’s pretty simple, right? Just after you have sent the message, you will receive a message from MTN.

The message will read Y’ello! Your request has been received and is being processed.


You will receive a response shortly. Please don’t resend your request. Thank you! Be patient, in a minute or so your data balance will be sent to you.

Direct USSD Code

This medium is actually the easiest among all of them all, all you need to do is just dial the USSD code and it will immediately show

To check your balance using this method, simply dial *131*4# and your data balance would appear.

Take note that this method doesn’t include data bonuses awarded to you because of the tariff you’re now on that gives you bonus data. Use this USSD code to check your bonus data balance. Simply dial *559#.

Via the 131 USSD Code

The 131 USSD code is a self-service option brought by MTN to enable users to perform some simple tasks on their own. What you would is, just dial *131# and hit on the send button.

The self-service option will appear on your screen, press 4 and hit on the send option. Your data will instantly appear.

How to Check Data Balance on Airtel Nigeria 

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited), a principal mobile telecommunication services provider in Nigeria and a member of Airtel Africa Group.

The network is devoted to offering innovative, exciting, and reasonably priced and excellent mobile services to Nigerians, giving them the freedom to communicate and rise beyond their daily encounters and drive economic and social development.

The firm made history on August 5, 2001, by becoming the first telecoms operator to launch commercial GSM services in Nigeria.

Additional Information

It has scored a series of many “firsts” in the extremely competitive Nigerian telecommunications market, plus the first to present toll-free 24-hour customer care;                           

Just like MTN, checking data balance on Airtel is pretty simple. All you need to do is just dial *140# on your Airtel number and wait for an SMS, plus all the info about your data plan.

Some things you will see when you dial the USSD code are your MB. Your bonus detail will also be there. You can press *141#, choose “6” and send. You will receive your data balance shortly and full details of your data plan as well.


 SMS Code

If perhaps you don’t want to use USSD code, you can also check airtel balance using SMS. Text status to 141

Through *121# USSD Code

The *121# USSD Code is a self-care service option where customers can  on their own perform multiple tasks like checking of your number, current tariff plan, migrate to other plans, check balance, and lots more

Step 1: Dial *121# it would take to Airtel’s SelfCare USSD menu.

Step 2: On the USSD menu page, press 1, which is “My profile” and press send.

Step 3: On the next page, different options would appear, press 6 and send to select “My Data Balance”.

After doing this, you’ll get a notification on your screen that your data balance would be sent to you via SMS, which you should get in a matter of seconds.

This method also works for Normal data balance, BlackBerry data balance, and your bonus data balance.

How to Check Data Balance on 9mobile Nigeria

Etisalat Nigeria launched one of the first main broadband services in the country – EasyBlaze.

The firm is recognized for its advanced products and services, such as the Eco Sim and the first network to provide special numbers to Nigerians as their mobile numbers via the 0809uchoose campaign.

From 2012 to 2015, Etisalat Nigeria hosted the Etisalat Prize for Innovation, established to promote African Internet expansion.

In October 2016, Etisalat Nigeria broadcasted 4G LTE with a frequency band 3 (1800 MHz). Speed test results show 28Mbit/s download and 11Mbit/s upload. This LTE network currently covers some parts of Lagos and Abuja.

Etisalat one of the easiest ways of checking data balance. Normally, there are two to check for data balance on the Etisalat network and it is through USSD and through SMS.

 Via USSD Short Code

You can use the USSD on any device; this is the android, iPhone, Windows, Java phone, or any other phone that can access the internet.

Simply dial *228# on your phone and your data balance is displayed on your screen and the expiry date. It would also be sent to you via SMS.


This is another way to check the 9Mobile data balance on phone, this method works for all devices as well such as Android, Windows, Java phones, or any other phone or tablet device you may have.

Open your SMS box, type, and send INFO to 228. You get an SMS immediately showing you your data balance and expiry date.

How to Check Data Balance on Globacom or GLO

Globacom Limited (or GLO) is a Nigerian worldwide telecommunications firm’s head office situated in Lagos. GLO is an individual and the only indigenous-owned telecommunications carrier that started operations on 29 August 2003.

It presently functions in four countries in West Africa, namely Nigeria, the Republic of Benin, Ghana, and Côte d’Ivoire. As of June 2009, the company has employed more than 2,500 people worldwide.

How to Check Data Balance on GLO

Via shortcode Code

Simply Dial *777#, on your mobile and then choose your current subscription plan —> Select “Manage data” —> Select “data balance” and wait shortly for a reply message from Glo network.


You can likewise check your Glo data balance (Internet subscription) via  SMS, all that is needed is to send “INFO” without the quotes (“”) to “127″.

After sending the message, Glo will send you a message in a few minutes (sometimes in seconds) with all the details of your current Glo internet subscription such as the remaining MB balance and expiry date.



You can check your Glo internet subscription balance through USSD by dialing *127*0#. 

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