how to check data balance on recharge and get paid

Wondering how to check data balance on recharge and get paid?

It's simple.

After funding your account you may choose to subscribe to your CableTV (GoTV or DSTV), buy airtime, or maybe purchase a data bundle.

Now, you followed the processes to buy recharge and buy your preferred plan, it's time to confirm your data balance.

Yes, if you actually got the data you requested for.

Don't worry. In a very short time, I will show you the simple USSD code to check your available data fast.

Which Network do you make use of?

Is it MTN, Airtel, 9mobile, or Glo? I have them outlined below. Proceed to select your code.

How To Check Data Balance On Recharge And Get Paid

Now, no matter what you do, always make sure you keep track of it.

I share cheap data plans on this website and after giving you the activation process, at the end...

...I advise that you figure out a way to check the remaining data to make sure your device isn't consuming more than expected.

Yes, it's important.

So regardless of the Network you use, kindly input the correct code in your dialer to check your data balance.


  • Simply dial *461*6#.
That's the shortcode for mtn users.

You don't need to stress it. Just open your "Caller App", it doesn't matter the type of phone you use.

Enter the code accordingly, dial it, and wait for your balance information.

For Airtel 

  • Simply dial *140#.

After dialing the code, wait for a few second and you will receive a message from Airtel.

The content in the SMS has your balance detail alongside the date of expiry and other important info.

For Glo

  • Simply dial *127*0# to request your available data.

Make sure you dial the USSD code correctly to see the information you seek.

For 9mobile

  • Simply dial *229*9# to enquire about your data balance.

9mobile will send you an SMS that has your info.


It's funny how most people buy data bundles and feel reluctant to keep track of the balance.

How do you know if there's something going wrong somewhere?

Well, you just learned how to check data balance on Recharge And Get Paid Easily.

I hope it was helpful?

Peace and blessings FAM.

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