Telecommunication companies have tried as much as possible to ensure that they make their services efficient and convenient for ease of access. By doing so, they have come up with short codes that enable users access services easily. Being informed of the MTN USSD codes can go a long way as it saves you too much that you would have spent on the long methods of accessing services.
MTN is one of the most influential and most convenient mobile service providers. Since the mobile service provider has millions of users who are registered to it, there is a need for the company to make its services convenient for use by its users. One of the ways that it has done so is by coming up with MTN USSD codes that have had a very big difference in the lives of its users. Some of these codes have been in use for quite some time, hence most users are familiar with them. Others have not been used by most people, hence some clients do not know they exist. Therefore, this list will help you keep up with them.
MTN USSD codes 2019
Even though USSD codes for MTN aim at making it simpler for users to manoeuvre through the services that the mobile service providers offer, there are instances that require the codes to be changed, For that case, users are advised to ensure that they are updated on the codes at all times. For instance, there were changes that were made to the MTN 2018 USD codes. This list of the most recently updated short codes as per the MTN menu that will come in handy;
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1. MTN voicemail
The voicemail short code for MTN users is 132. So, if you want to access anything related to your voicemail, you can dial that MTN voicemail number. For non-MTN users or those using landlines, the code to use is 083 132.
Other MTN codes regarding voicemail
Dialling 132 and selecting option 3 for changing your MTN voicemail greetings. Non-MTN users can do so by dialling 08314 followed by the nine digits of their phone number.
Dialling 132 and selecting option 4 for autoplay voicemail messages. Non-MTN users can access this service by dialling; 08314 followed by the nine digits of their phone number.
Dialling 132 and selecting the option for changing the voicemail password. Non-MTN users can access this service by dialling 08314 followed by the nine digits of their phone number.
For automatic voicemail, the code to use is 132, whereas that for non-MTN users, the code to use is 083132.
For direct voicemail, dial 134 followed by the nine digits of the number that you wish to leave your voicemail to. For no-MTN users, the code to use is 08314 followed by the nine digits of the number you wish to leave a voice mail to.
2. How to check MTN balance
You could also check your balance using the MTN codes. However, MTN balance check is limited to MTN users. They can do so by dialling *136# to obtain the balance summary and the MTN airtime check. If you wish to have a detailed balance, you can do by dialling *136*1#. This is the check balance MTN code for airtime check. 136 is the code that is designated for all operations regarding how to check balance on MTN.
To check your SUL balance, you can do so by dialling *136*1*7851#.
3. MTN self service
In most occasions, you can access the services without the help of an agent. For such a case, you can access the self-service menu by dialling *136#. The MTN self service number is 136. MTN service numbers are also available for non-MTN users. The code to use is 083 136. They are, however, limited to accessing the self-service menu.
4. How to buy MTN data
Being one of the most influential internet service providers, MTN has the best deals when it comes to data bundles. The best part of it is that you can purchase the internet bundles using the short codes. To purchase data bundles, you can do so by dialling *136*10# and selecting the data bundles option.
5. How to check MTN data balance
If you want to check your data balance, there are two ways of checking the balance. The first method is by texting '2' to 131. The second MTN balance code is *131*4#.
6. MTN data transfer USSD code
You can also transfer data from one MTN user to the other one. The USSD code for that is *136*3#. You could also use; *136*6328*.
7. How to check your number on MTN numbers
If you were worried about how to check my MTN number, there is a short code for that. You can do so by dialling *123*888#.
8. MTN recharge code
To load airtime into your cell phone, you can do so by dialling *141* followed by the voucher number, then an * after which it which is to be followed by the phone number, then a #.
9. MTN internet settings
If you wish to obtain your MTN internet settings, you can do so by dialling *123*12#.
10. MTN subscription codes
MTN 141 codes re mostly used for subscriptions. They include;
- *141*0# for Master Menu
- *141*3# for MTN Me2U
- *141*4# for Change Price Plan
- *141*9# for MTN Loyalty
- *141*10# for MTN Eazi Recharge
- *120*668# for Mobile Money
- *121* (number)# for CallBack
- *120*555# for MTN Compass
- *141*9# for MTN Loyalty
- *200# for MTN Directory Enquiries
Some of these subscriptions are free, whereas there are those that are not free.
11. MTN upgrade check
To check whether or not you qualify for an upgrade, you can do so by SMS 'Upgrade' to 30630. If you qualify for an upgrade, you can go ahead to feed your number in the eligibility tool. If you qualify for the MTN upgrade, you will be recommended to check out the MTN online shop.
Alternatively, you can go through this whole process online by clicking here. Here, you will be provided with a dialogue box that will require you feed in your phone number and the captcha code, after which you will click on the 'Do I qualify option'. The results that will be displayed will ascertain whether or not you qualify for an upgrade.
12. Rate n Date MTN
This is a site that MTN has provided for users to make new friends and if possible date. Rate n Date MTN is also a subscription.
With all these codes, accessing services from the mobile service using the MTN USSD codes has made services more accessible. It might not be easy to master all MTN codes. You can, however, access them here. You do not have too got through the burden of cramming all MTN codes.