Airtel Balance Check


If you wish to do Airtel balance check; be it Airtel data balance check, how to check Airtel airtime balance, and many others, then, this article is for you, because we have covered all code required to make any balance check on Airtel, just for you.

Airtel is undoubtedly the biggest service provider in Nigeria. This is observable in the last figures by NCC (Nigeria Communication Commission) in November 2018. Moreover, Airtel has continued to work on customer satisfaction.

Yes, checking your balance on Airtel is almost as easy as making a cup of tea. Looking deep into it, the technology world is fast advancing. And hardly will you see a one-SIM card phone on the shelf. Even the low-end phones have been upgraded to meet up with the current dual-SIM world. And for this, keeping all the codes in your head may not be as easy as it once was. Luckily, for this, we have decided to keep on updating you on all the new gears. So get the heat off. Forget it all as much as you want. Because you can always come here for an update on Airtel Balance check and other Airtel services. Read on.

Three simple ways To Check Your Airtel Data balance 

If you wish to check your Airtel data balance, do the following;

  • Dial *223#
  • Watch your data balance displayed on your screen


  • Dial *141#
  • Select 6 from the options available
  • Receive a message showing your balance and expiry date

How To Check Your Airtel Airtime balance 

Want to know how to check your balance on Airtel? No, we don’t need to wake Uncle Jonah up for you. Here is the fastest way to check your Airtel airtime balance in Nigeria:

  • Insert your Airtel SIM card
  • Turn on your phone
  • Dial *123#
  • Receive a message showing your balance

Fast and easy!

P.S: We have covered all about Airtel Data Plan in the past.

Complete Airtel Balance Check Code

Below is a list of all Airtel USSD codes and SMS codes to check your Balance;

USSD CodeFunctions
121Airtel Customer Care Number
*123#Airtel Balance Check
198Airtel Complaint Number
*121*8#Check for Airtel 4G Balance
*123*11#Check for 3G Data Balance
*123*10# or *123*#Check for Free 2G Data Balance
*123*197#Airtel Night Data Balance
*123*2# or *555#Check for  Local SMS Balance
1909DND Activation/Deactivation
*141*10#Airtel Loan Number
*121#My Airtel, My Offer
*121*4#Airtel Value Added Services
*121*7#To Check 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
SMS 3G to 121Airtel 3g activation USSD code
*222#Special 5 Offers
*321#Airtel Live Services
*325#Free Facebook Access
*515#Twitter Service
*566#Airtel Special Offers and Rewards
*141*10#Airtel loan code
*888#Missed Call Alert
*777#Local National SMS Packs
*282#Know Your own Airtel number
SMS PORT to 1909Mobile number portability
SMS START to 121Start any service
SMS Data USE to 121Check 2G/3G balance
SMS STOP to 121Stop any service
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

How To Check Your Airtel Airtime balance in other Africa countries

  •  Rwanda: Dial *131#
  •  Chad: Dial *137#
  • DRC: Dial *565#
  • Gabon: Dial *137#
  • Ghana: Dial 124#
  • Kenya: Dial *131# and not *133# as it was before
  • Madagascar: Dial #357# or #358#
  • Tanzania: Dial *102#
  • Uganda: Dial *131#
  • Zambia: Dial *114#

Note: Beware of checking your Airtel airtime balance with codes not supported by us or Airtel. Some codes expose your valuable information to hackers. To be sure you’re using the right code, kindly visit Airtel Africa website for verification.

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