Last updated on September 13th, 2023 at 11:35 pm
MTN Nigeria users are often faced with the challenge of checking their Airtime/credit balance after recharging their phone or after making a series of phone calls.
As the biggest telecommunication company in Nigeria, MTN has unveiled their special code to enable subscribers check Postpaid and Prepaid account balance, bonus balance as well MTN xtra value bundle balance.
This article will provide search solution on how you can easy check MTN account balance on the go without calling customers care or visiting office
How to check MTN Account Balance in Nigeria
To check your MTN Account balance for postpaid simply follow the steps below.
1. For MTN postpaid airtime balance, kindly dial *310#, then wait for confirmation for MTN
2. To check MTN prepaid account balance simply dial *310# ..Then wait for an instant response from MTN revealing your airtime balance.
3. For MTN bonus balance,simply dial *310#
Though MTN has made *310# power packed in that, it is the complete way to check your account balance whether you are a postpaid or prepaid customer.This is the easiest way to check your account balance on the MTN network at a single dial.
When you dial *310#, you will receive a summary of airtime, Voice and Data bundle, and bonus balances via Flash notification message. You would also get a corresponding SMS notification message with a detailed breakdown of all active balances.
You can akso read: check For MTN bonus balance
How to check MTN Awuf4U Balance
To check MTN Awuf4U Balance SIMPLY dial *310*14# on your MTN Awuf SIM
Wait for an SMS containing your MTN Awuf4U balance. To find out more details about your balance dial 1411#.
What is MTN Back- Up?
MTN Backup is a service that provides you a simple way to keep your phone and SIM contacts safe on a secure MTN online account.
How does MTN Back- Up work?
It enables you to save both the contacts on your SIM and handset. You can backup up to 200 contacts on your SIM and up to 5000 contacts on your mobile phone.
Who is MTN Back- Up service for?
MTN Backup service is available to all MTN subscribers, to all phone types on the MTN 128k SIM only.
How to get start with MTN Back- Up
To back up your MTN Kindly follow the steps below.
1.Tap MTN Services from your phone menu
2. Touch MTN Backup
3. Tap Backup SIM Contacts once done A pop-up notification will display asking “Do you want to save your SIM phonebook” or Synchronize?
4. Choose OK.
How to check the status of the MTN Backup
To check MTN Backup service, text STATUS to 307 or 7013. And to get additional support on the MTN Backup service, SMS HELP to 307 or 7013.
For a successful backup on the first session, a token of N100 will be deducted from your account. However, every 14 days, MTN would automatically back up your contact to ensure newly added contacts are saved and that would cost N50.
How to Restore MTN Backed-up Contacts
To restore your MTN backed-up contact SIMPLY Insert the SIM in a device and tap MTN Services
2. Touch MTN Backup
Ensure you have N50 in your account balance as you will be billed N50 to restore contact successfully.
3. Tap Restore
Please note: No internet service is required to restore backed-up contact. It’s easy to access any day any time!
MTN Share and Transfer Airtime
MTN customers can easily Share their airtime directly from their MTN number to other MTN numbers. but before you can get started you must create a PIN feature before initiating a share.
How to Create MTN Share PIN Using SMS
From your MTN text messaging app on your phone, change your PIN by dialing *321*Default PIN*New PIN* New PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press ok. For example, dial *321*0000*1234*1234# and then send/OK.then becomes your MTN Share PIN.
How to create MTN Share PIN Using USSD Code
To create Mtn share PIN Simply Dial *321*Recipient’s Number*Amount*PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press OK. For example, dial*321*08031234567*1500*1234# and then send/OK.
How to reset MTN Share PIN
This is necessary when we do a password reset.
How to Change MTN Share PIN Using USSD Code
To Change your MTN Share PIN:
- Send an SMS with your Default PIN New PIN New PIN to 321. For example, send an SMS with ‘0000 1234 1234’ to 321.
- You can also change your PIN by dialing *321*Default PIN*New PIN* New PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press ok. For example, dial *321*0000*1234*1234# and then send/OK.
How to Transfer Airtime on MTN Share
To transfer MTN SHARE to another MTN users simply folllow the steps below:
Dial *321*Recipient’s Number*Amount*PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press OK.
For example, dial*321*08031234567*1500*1234# and then send/OK. When the transfer has been completed, you will receive a message informing you that the transfer was successful.