Airtel Data Balance: There are other ways of checking the Airtel Data Balance apart from using the USSD code. If you wish to know how to check your Airtel Data Balance through SMS, then this article is for you.

In this article, you will learn how to check your remaining data balance on Airtel through SMS, carefully read on.

Several Airtel subscribers are not conversant with checking their Airtel Data balance, this is because most of them are unaware of the benefits of regularly checking their data balance.

This article is mainly for Airtel subscribers that are willing to learn how to check Airtel data balance.

  • How to Check Airtel Data Balance 
  • How To Check Data Balance With SMS
  • Direct USSD Code For Normal And 2G Data Plans
  • Other Airtel Activation Codes and Functions

The following are the information you can derive whenever you check your Airtel data balance;

  • Balance of your active and current data plan
  • The validity period of the data plan
  • Latest promo offered by Airtel

One of the best ways to get information about some amazing deals that is being offered by Airtel is to check your Airtel Data Balance. They always update their customers on new data deals through this medium.

There are many ways you can use to check your Airtel Data Balance in Nigeria. This article will provide you with the tricks, ideas, and the USSD code to help you check your data balance on Airtel.

Your Airtel Data Balance can be checked on any mobile phone whether Android or iOS. You can do this through SMS, USSD code, or online.

About Airtel Nigeria

Airtel was first known as Econet in 2001, it was later changed to Zain Nigeria some years later. The company later changed to Celtel Nigeria, then changed to Vodacom. Moments later it was changed to VMobile. However, an Indian company known as Bharti Airtel bought over the company in 2010 for a total of $10.7. Airtel Nigeria is now the second-largest telecommunication and network providers in Nigeria, with MTN Nigeria being the top.

Airtel Nigeria has been enticing their customers with juicy data services for a long time now, their internet service has continued to be rated as the best in Nigeria and they have helped many businesses to grow by offering them access to the internet for a token.

This article  will help you to  check your data balance through SMS without having to use the USSD Code. If you want to check your Airtel data balance, or want to know how much of your data is remaining through an SMS, this article will give you just the right information and guide you on how to do it.

How to Check Airtel Data Balance

There are  lots of ways one can take to know his or her Airtel data volume. However, there are only a few ways to check data balance on Airtel without stress and without using data or calling the Airtel customer care.

To know your data balance on Airtel, simple use the USSD Code or SMS format below.

Check Data Balance with SMS

If you are unable to use the USSD code to check your Airtel Data Balance, you can use the SMS option to still check your Airtel Data Balance, simply send ‘Status’ to 141.

Use Direct USSD Code

The USSD Code written below is working for all data plan packages on Airtel network apart from the Blackberry subscription plan (even if it is on an Android phone)

To use the USSD Code, just dial *141*11*0#.





Once you have dialed any of these codes, your Airtel data balance will be should to you.

Airtel Activation Codes and Functions

The codes we have provided below are very useful for all Airtel subscribers and you can use them to check your balance, start or stop any service, and a lot of other things.

USSD Code Functions
        121 Airtel Customer Care Number
       198 Airtel 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 Plan Data Balance
 *123*2# or *555# Check for  Local SMS Balance
       1909 DND Activation/Deactivation
  *141*10# or 52141 Airtel 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 121 Airtel 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
   *567# GPRS(Activation/Deactivation)
              *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 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
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