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How to Check Airtel Data Balance {SMS & USSD Code}

I don’t know why but how to check airtel data balance changes frequently which is very annoying and irritating.

If you are using airtel nigeria network to browse either in the day, night or weekend, you can’t help but notice this.

Don’t get me wrong, airtel is one of the best telecommunication networks in Nigeria. Yes, their data plans are not as cheap as Glo (Grand Masters of Data) but it is cheaper than what mtn and 9mobile are offering. how to check airtel data balance

Not only cheap, their network is very fast and doesn’t zap. In addition to that, they have one of the best call tariff plans for both local and international calls.

Now imagine my frustration when i notice a company this customer friendly has a problem sticking to a particular means of checking remaining data volume.

Millions of Nigerians are on airtel network, meaning numerous users must be feeling this way hence this article.

How to Check Airtel Data Balance in Nigeria 2020

There are numerous ways to know your airtel remaining data volume but there are only 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.

It is just as easy to check data balance on glo, mtn and 9mobile.

USSD Code to Check Airtel Balance

Data Balance *140#
Airtime & Data Balance *223#
Data Volume Balance *141# >> 6

Just dial any of the above codes and your data balance will be displayed or you will receive it via sms. It is free.

Couple of codes have been used over the past couple of years but the currently working codes are.

Check Data Balance with SMS

If for one reason or another you can’t or don’t want to use ussd, you can also check airtel balance using sms. Just text status to 141.

Final Note

The above sms code doesn’t work for all data plans. The best, easiest and fastest remain ussd.

If any of the above doesn’t work for you, then you might need to speak to airtel customer care agent. But am sure one of the codes will work for you.

There you have it on how to check airtel data balance for Android, iPhone and Pc. Kindly share this article using the social sharing buttons below.

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