If you are here, you must have purchased an MTN data plan  on your device and don’t know how or have forgotten how to check your MTN data balance. You are in the right place. This article will teach you everything you need to know about how to check your data balance on this network.

MTN has made a number of services available to its subscribers.

All these services can be made use of by the subscribers making use of their devices without the help of a customer care representative.

Those services include:

1. Purchase of airtme;

2. Purchase of Data plan;

3. Sharing of data plan;

4. Tariff plan subscriptions and a lot more.

Out of all these services, this article will be exposing you to the process of checking your data balance alone.

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However to check your MTN data balance, you can use a variety of techniques. These techniques will be made known to you later in the course of this article.

Check MTN data balance 2020 Nigeria

How to check MTN Data Balance in Nigeria

Please note that these methods do not work for any other telecommunication network aside from MTN. You cannot use it for Airtel, Glo or 9mobile.

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Presently, there are three (3) methods to check your data balance. They are;

1. USSD Method;

2. SMS Method; and

3. My MTN app method.

How To Check Your Balance Using USSD Code

This is the most efficient and reliable method of checking your data balance on this network. It is very fast and costless.

To check your MTN balance via USSD code, follow these steps;

STEP 1: You should dial *559#

STEP 2: On sending, it brings your data bundle and balance to your screen. You should try it.

STEP 3: If that method doesn’t work, try dialing *131*4#

STEP 4: Your data balance message appears on your screen. The message will also contain the bundle and expiry date of your data plan.

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Checking Your Balance Via SMS

This method is also very fast and reliable. Completely secure. You send a message and you receive your data balance within seconds. It is also cost-free. This means that, you can send the message with zero airtime.

To check your data balance via SMS, follow these procedure;

STEP 1: Send the message “2” to the code “131“. The quotation mark is not necessary in the message. The message is not compulsory to be in block letters. This method is very similar to the USSD method.

STEP 2: You will receive your data balance message within seconds.

My MTN App For Checking Balance

The is the use of the MTN application to check your data balance. This method is secure but has additional costs attached to it. To check your bundle balance using the My MTN app, follow this procedure:

STEP 1: Go to google playstore or IOS app store to download the My MTN app.

STEP 2: After installing the application, you will be required to sign in with your registered MTN number.

STEP 3: On logging in, your airtime and data balance details appear on the dashboard of the app.

To access the app, your data will be used. It can also be slow, especially if you are having a bad network, it will take most of your time. So the best method to use is either the USSD or the SMS method. These two methods are very reliable, efficient, fast, secure and cost free.

How To Check MTN Shared Data Balance

If you are sharing your data with someone or the other way round, you might want to check the balance remaining.

The best way to check shared data balance is to simply dial *461*7# on your phone.

You are going to see how much mb or gb remains.

How to Check Data Balance on MTN mifi

Not everyone uses modem or normal Ethernet to browse.

This is for those people that are using Mtn mifi and want to check their balance.

Simply go to your MTN MIFI dashboard, scroll down and click on Check Data Balance.

Then you will be shown the total amount of data remaining for you to use.

As mentioned earlier, all information contained here can only be used by MTN Subscribers.

And if any of the above listed methods doesn’t work for you, you are advised to call the MTN customer care on 131 or visit the nearest MTN office. Thanks.

In case you have any questions, drop your comment below.

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