May 18, 2022

How To check MTN data and Airtime bundle balance

Did you know that MTN NG has recently revealed its power pack which will allow subscribers to balance their account irrespective of their plan? With the help of a unique USSD code, you can now receive a summary of your account balance, voice and data bundle, and bonus summary via notification message. You will also get a corresponding message in SMS form with a detailed summary of all active balances, lovely isn’t it?


MTN also offers some other unique packages like Data referral, MTN goody bag, social gifting, and Night plans.


On a normal basis, MTN subscribers usually purchase data and recharge their account with airtime every day, and afterward, they would have to check their balance to see whether or not their balance has been updated.


In this article, we will be discussing everything you need to know about MTN airtime and data balance including how to buy Goodybag social media plan, data and airtime gifting. You can also get a 10% discount on every data bundle activated when you make a referral.


How to check MTN Account balance

MTN has different USSD codes used in checking data or airtime balance. 

You can Dial *131*4# or text ‘2’ to 131 to check your account balance. However, it is much easier when you dial *556#. and also


  • To check for MTN bonus balance, dial *559#
  • Send ‘2’ to 131
  • Dial *131*4#


How to check for MTN airtime balance


Simply dial *558# if you’re on postpaid and *556# if you are on prepaid and your MTN airtime balance will pop up. You will also receive an SMS with your airtime balance


MTN tariff plans

If you’re an MTN network user, you will observe that MTN has different tariff plans for its subscribers


If you have not come across Tariff plans or do not know your MTN tariff plan, you can dial *123*12# or *123# then follow the prompt that comes up.


Below are the types of MTN tariff plans you can opt for;


  • MTN Mpulse plan

MTN mPulse is a prepaid plan that allows teen and pre-teen customers between 9 and 15 years of age to enjoy special bundles like birthday rewards and other exciting offers and as well as national calls at 15.36k/s

This tariff plan was only meant for educational purposes and mostly used by students, but parents are allowed to sign up so as to monitor the activities of their wards.


To check your mPulse balance dial *344# and follow prompt instructions or simply dial *334*2*2# for an easier process or visit MyMTNApp


  •  MTN Xtravalue

This tariff plan is designed to reward you with national SMS and calls, international calls to specific locations, and loads of data for accessing the internet


Xtravalue tariff comes in two ways;

  • XtraTalk(Airtime specific Xtravalue bundle)
  • Xtra data(Data specific Xtravalue bundle)


To check your Xtravalue data balance and date of expiration, dial *559*61#


  • MTN Xtra special prepaid

MTN Xtraspecial prepaid is a plan that allows you to enjoy a flat rate for all calls for as low as 15.36k/sec in Nigeria and to twelve specific international countries.


Other benefits of MTN special prepaid include;

  • 6GB monthly data at the rate of N2000
  • 3.75GB monthly data plan at N1500
  • 1.5GB two weeks data plan at N750
  • 10MB data bonus on your first recharge at the beginning of every month


You can check your data balance by sending 2 to 131 or dial *131#and select 4 to display your balance.


  • MTN awufu4U

Awuf4U is a special MTN offer that gives customers a 400% airtime bonus on every recharge from N100 and above. This offer is also available to all MTN customers.

To get this offer, you can simply recharge using the USSD code *888*PIN# and you can also check your account balance by dialing *559*14#



MTN Trutalk is a prepaid tariff that allows you to enjoy a Flat rate of 11.26k/s across Nigeria after deducting a daily access fee of #7.17. All MTN subscribers can migrate to this plan.


Benefit Of MTN TrueTalk

Some of the benefits of the MTN TrueTalk tariff plan include;

  • A cheap rate of 11.26k/s for all calls across the local network in Nigeria after deduction of a daily access fee of #7.17
  • Free migration every time you migrate to MTN Trutalk
  • Access to all MTN services and products


  1. MTN Beta Talk is a prepaid tariff plan that gives you a 2500% bonus in the form of airtime on every recharge you make. It also offers special data bundles of 40MB at N50 and 250MB for N200


You can check your main account balance and bonus by dialing *556# or using MyMTNapp


You can check your data balance by ;

  • Using SMS, text 2 to 131
  • Using the USSD code, dial *131*4# to check the main balance and *559*63# for the data bundle balance
  • Using MyMTNapp


  • MTN pulse

MTN pulse tariff plan is a prepaid tariff plan that allows you to enjoy a flat rate of 11k/s and 11.26k/s to all local networks in Nigeria


To check your mtn weekly data balance. Dial *131*4# and *559*63# for your bonus account.


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