In this review we would be looking at MTN Data Balance Enquiry. MTN Nigeria is one of Nigeria’s leading Telecommunications Network in Nigeria, it has the 2nd largest internet subscribers in Nigeria, after GLO according to the NCC. Although, they might have be 2nd in terms of internet subscribers, but without doubt they have the largest network coverage in Nigeria, internet network included.

If you plan on buying an MTN Sim mainly for internet purpose, you might want to learn how to check your data balance now or if you’re already an MTN Subscriber, you’re also not exempted.


How To Check Your MTN Data Balance

There are 3 methods for checking your data balance on your MTN Sim, which are:

  1. Direct USSD Code
  2. Via SMS
  3. 131 USSD Menu


1. Direct USSD Code

This method is quite simple and direct as the name implies. Once you dial the USSD code on your phone, you immediately get a message prompt of your current data balance.


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

NB: This method doesn’t include data bonuses awarded to you due to tariff you’re currently on that offers you bonus data. To check your bonus data balance, simply dial *559#.


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2.Via SMS:

This method is also quite direct, but you’ll have to wait for a while before getting data balance sent to your phone.

All you have to do is send 2 to 131.

After you must have successfully sent it, you’ll receive an immediate reply stating:

“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!”.

In a minute or two, your data balance would be sent to your phone.


3.Through the 131 USSD Code:

The *131# USSD code menu is a service by MTN that allows customers easily to subscribe for data, check their data balance and so many other data related service. This method is easy to remember and it just requires only two steps, so we can also say it is simple and direct.


Steps to check:

Step 1: Dial *131# on your phone and press send and you’ll be taken to a USSD Menu.

Step 2: On the USSD Menu, select 4, which is for checking data balance and press send. Your current data balance would appear on your phone’s screen immediately.


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