Step-by-Step Guide on How to Check Data Balance on Airtel

Filed in Articles by on February 12, 2024

It is no news that most Airtel subscribers do not know how to check Airtel data balance maybe because they don’t know the benefit they will derive from checking their data balance regularly.

Airtel Data Balance

Airtel who are known to be among the cheapest data plan providers and customer-care lovers in Nigeria. Airtel Nigeria keeps surprising us with newer plans.

The idea to make some of these data plans very affordable is a brilliant one as not all telecom users can afford data at the rate of N5000 and above that is why telecom network providers offer data bundles as low as N100 for some networks.

Airtel Nigeria

The Airtel Nigeria we have today has undergone several transitions. It first came in 2001 as Econet and later changed to Zain Nigeria.

It has also answered Celtel Nigeria, Vodacom, and VMobile. In 2010, an Indian company called Bharti Airtel fully gained the telecommunication company in a $10.7 billion deal.

Airtel Nigeria is the second-largest telecommunication company in Nigeria, following MTN Nigeria. Since Airtel as we know it today came in, they have been offering mouthwatering and cheap data services to their customers, with which they stay connected with the internet and grow their businesses.

The information that can be derived from checking your Airtel data balance includes:

  • The expiry date of your data plan balance
  • The promo offered by Airtel

You might get to know some amazing Airtel data promo that is available when you subscribe and it can be gotten from how to check Airtel data balance.

There are different ways of checking your data balance on Airtel Nigeria, so you need not worry because we will give you all the tips, tricks, and USSD codes to check your data balance.

You can check Airtel data balance on your Android phones and other devices either through SMS, online, or via USSD.

How to Check Airtel Data Balance

There are many ways to know your Airtel remaining data volume. There are only a few means to check the data balance on Airtel without breaking a sweat using data or having to call customer care. You can easily know your balance by dialling the USSD code or using the SMS format below.

Check Data Balance With SMS

If you can’t or don’t want to use USSD, you can also check the Airtel balance using SMS. Just text status to 141.

Use Direct USSD Code 

This USSD code works for all data plan packages except BlackBerry subscription plans (even if you’re using it on Android). All you need to do is simply dial:

  • *323# data balance
  • *310# account balance
  • *312# for Data plan

And your data balance would be displayed for you almost immediately.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the frequently asked questions on data balance on Airtel.

Q1. Can I use the Airtel night bundle without migrating to a smart trybe?

Ans: No, you can only gain access to this plan if you are on a smart trybe, so you must migrate first.

Q2. What is the Night plan Code?

Ans: Code to subscribe to Airtel night is *312#. When you dial the code, you select 3 for Night Browsing.

Q3: How do I get 1.5GB on Airtel Night Browsing?

Ans: Before you can get 1.5GB data for N200 but Airtel has discontinued that offer. Currently, you can only get 250MB for N25. So if you subscribe 6 times a night, you can get 1.5GB for 150 Naira.

Q4. How many digits does Airtel recharge card have?

Ans: 16 digit number

Q5. Can Airtel night plan be done twice?

Ans: They can renew the Airtel night plan if exhausted. This means that you can subscribe again after exhausting the initial 1.5GB.

Q6. Is Airtel night Plan Unlimited?

Ans: By dialing *481*2#, you may enroll for an unbounded Airtel 3 hour unlimited night plan

Q7. What is the limit of Airtel night plan?

Ans: The Airtel night plan is valid from Midnight to 5:00 AM the following morning. This means that it is valid for 5 Hours.

CSN Team.

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