Check Airtel Data Balance

Airtel Data Balance: Apart from using the USSD code, do you know any other way of checking your data balance? Do you also want to check your Airtel Data Balance to know how much data you currently have? Let’s get started.

It is no new 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.

But for those who are willing and ready to learn how to check Airtel data balance, this article will guide you on how to check your data balance.

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

1. Your active and current data plan balance

2. The expiry date of your data plan balance

3. 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 data balance on Airtel Nigeria, so you need not worry because they will give you all the tips, tricks, and USSD code to check your data balance.

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

About 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.

How to Check Airtel Data Balance

There are many ways to know your Airtel remaining data volume but there are only a few means to check data balance on Airtel without breaking a sweat or using data or have to call customer care.

You can easily know your balance by dialing 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 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 *141*11*0#.





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

Airtel Activation Codes and Functions

Below are the USSD codes and SMS codes for the Airtel network, that might help you, when you want to check your Balance, start/stop service, and much more.

USSD CodeFunctions
        121Airtel Customer Care Number
       198Airtel Complaint Number
         *123#Airtel Balance Check
*123*10# or *123*#Check for Free 2G Data Balance
*123*11#Check for 3G Data Balance
          *121*8#Check for Airtel 4G Balance
    *123*197#Airtel Night Data Balance
 *123*2# or *555#Check for  Local SMS Balance
       1909DND Activation/Deactivation
  *141*10# or 52141Airtel Loan Number
*121#My Airtel, My Offer
 *121*4#Airtel Value Added Services
 *121*7#Check the Last 5 Transactions and also Value Added Services.
 *123*1#Check for Airtel to Airtel Mins Balance
          *123*6#Local Airtel to Airtel Night Minutes Balance
 *123*7#Check for Free Local, STD SMS Balance
 *123*8#Check for Free STD Minutes Balance
             *141#Airtel Talk time Gift Service [Share or Ask Talk time ]
SMS 3G to 121Airtel 3g activation USSD code
 *222#Special 5 Offers
             *321#Airtel Live Services
  *325#Free Facebook Access [Rs. 1 per day ]
   *515#Twitter Service
   *566#Airtel Special Offers and Rewards
              *678#Hello Tunes Menu
    *888#Missed Call Alert
     *777#Local National SMS Packs
               *282#Know Your own Airtel number
 *141*10#Airtel loan code
SMS PORT to 1909Mobile number portability
SMS START to 121Start any service
SMS STOP to 121Stop any service
SMS Data USE to 121Check 2G/3G balance
SMS UNB to 121Check unbilled amount
SMS OT to 121Outstanding amount
SMS BP to 121Current bill plan
SMS BILL to 121Bill summary
SMS PAY to 121Last 3 bill payment details

FAQs on Check Airtel Data Balance

Below are the frequently asked questions on how to check Airtel data balance

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

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

2. What is the Night plan Code?

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

3. How do I get 1.5GB on Airtel Night Browsing?

 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.

4. How many digits does Airtel recharge card have?

16 digit number

5. Can Airtel night plan be done twice?

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

6. Is Airtel night Plan Unlimited?

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

7. What is the limit of Airtel night plan?

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

8. How do I check Airtel airtime balance?

To check airtime or account balance on your Airtel, simply dial *123#, then wait for an instant SMS response showing you your airtime balance.

9. How do I get airtime bonus on Airtel?

You can only get the bonus when you recharge using *555*PIN#. If you recharge with *126*PIN# you will not get the bonus.

10. How can I transfer airtime from SIM to SIM?

Dial *777*Recipient’s Number*Amount*PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press OK

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