You want to check your Airtel airtime balance, but you need help remembering the USSD code. I understand because I have been there.
If you are like me that tried the USSD code *124# that I used to know only to discover that it does not work anymore, then this is a simple guide for you.
The codes to check your airtime balance have been updated based on the direction of the NCC; in this simple guide, I will show you the different methods and USSD codes to check your Airtel airtime balance. Read on to learn how to check your airtime balance.
How to Check Airtel Airtime Balance Using USSD Code
Checking your Airtel airtime balance is more accessible with a new USSD code, *310#. This code is part of a government initiative to have a single code for all service providers in Nigeria. It’s free to use, and you can check your balance as often as you want.
Here’s how you can use the Airtel USSD code *310# to check your airtime balance:
- Open your phone’s keypad.
- Dial *310#.
- Press the call or send button.
- Within seconds, your airtime balance will appear on your screen.
- You’ll also receive a text message with the balance confirmation.
With these USSD codes, you can easily keep track of your Airtel airtime balance and stay in control of your communication needs.
Using My Airtel App
The Airtel App makes it easy to check your airtime balance. It’s available for Android and iOS devices so you can download it from the Google Play Store or the iOS Store. Once you have the app installed, follow these simple steps:
- Open the app and register using your Airtel phone number. You’ll receive a verification code.
- Log in with the code, and you’ll see your airtime balance on the home screen. The app can also show your active recharge, data usage, and SMS balance. It even tells you when your recharge pack will expire.
With the Airtel App, checking your airtime balance is easy and convenient.
Using Airtel’s official website
If you prefer to check your airtime balance online, you can do so on the Airtel website. Just follow these steps:
- Open your web browser.
- Go to ‘https://www.airtel.com.ng’.
- Log in using your Airtel phone number and password.
- Once logged in, you’ll see your account details, including your airtime and data balances.
Remember that you need an internet connection to use this method.
Using Customer Care Services
If you need help with the other methods or assistance, you can always contact Airtel’s Customer Care Service. They are available 24/7 to help you with any questions or issues, including checking your airtime balance.
- Open your phone’s dialer.
- Dial 300 to access the customer care service.
- Follow the voice prompts and select option 2 for products and services.
- Press 1 to manage your account.
- Your account balance will be provided.
If your balance is announced later, you can continue listening or choose to speak to a customer care representative.
5. Using SMS
To check your Airtel airtime balance via SMS, follow these steps:
- Open your messaging app.
- Compose a new message.
- In the recipient field, enter the number “323.”
- In the message field, type “BAL” (without quotes).
- Send the message.
- You’ll receive an automated response from Airtel with your airtime balance and bundle expiry date.
This method is helpful if you don’t have a smartphone or prefer not to use USSD codes. Remember to have enough airtime for sending the message. Stay informed and in control of your Airtel airtime balance with ease.
Checking your Airtel airtime balance has been made more accessible! You have multiple options, depending on what works best for you. If you prefer a simple and quick method, use the new USSD code *310# to check your airtime balance for free.
For a user-friendly experience, you can download the MyAirtel app, which displays your airtime balance and provides information on recharges, data usage, and SMS balance. It’s like having your account details at your fingertips. If you prefer accessing your account through a website, you can log in to the official Airtel website and view your airtime balance and other account details.
In case you have any questions or need assistance, Airtel’s Customer Care Service is available 24/7 to help you with checking your airtime balance and more. And if you like the simplicity of text messages, you can use the SMS method to receive your airtime balance and bundle expiry date.
With these convenient options, you can effortlessly stay informed and control your Airtel airtime balance. No more searching for codes – checking your balance is just a few steps away.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I check my Airtel airtime?
To check your Airtel airtime balance, use the new code: *310#.
What is the USSD code for Airtel airtime recharge?
To load airtime using a card, dial *126the sixteen-digit number#. If you want to load airtime from a linked bank account, dial *444#.