Learn how to use the UBA USSD Code to transfer funds, check your balance, buy airtime, and activate mobile banking. Fast, convenient, and no need for ATM or data. Get step-by-step instructions here.
Are you looking for the UBA USSD code?
If you bank with United Bank for Africa (UBA), it’s important to know some essential USSD codes, such as the code for transferring money, buying airtime, and checking your balance.
In this post, I will not only provide you with the USSD code for the United Bank of Africa, but also show you how to register, activate, and use it for your transactions. Let’s get started!
UBA USSD & Mobile Transactions
UBA USSD code is a special shortcode created by UBA Bank to make banking easy for its customers.
With this code, you can do various transactions on your phone without going to a physical UBA branch.
- It’s also known as UBA mobile banking.
Many Nigerian banks use USSD codes to attract and retain customers, and UBA is no exception.
If you live in a rural area where it’s difficult to access a physical bank branch, using the USSD code is a great way to bank.
The best part is that you can do almost any banking transaction with the UBA USSD code.
Now let’s talk about the features of UBA mobile banking.
Use of UBA USSD Code
The UBA USSD code can do a lot for you!
You can use it to buy airtime and data, check your account balance, transfer money to other UBA accounts and other banks, pay bills, make ATM cardless withdrawals, block your ATM card, freeze online transactions, and even fund your betting account.
There are many other features too, so keep reading to learn more about them and their corresponding USSD codes.
Requirement To Register UBA USSD
Before you can start using the UBA USSD code, there are a few things you need to have in place.
- First, you should be a UBA customer or about to become one.
- You should also have a valid identity card and a mobile device where you can enter the USSD code.
- Once you have all these requirements in place, you are ready to start using the UBA USSD code.
What Is The UBA USSD Code?
The UBA USSD code is *919#. It can be used for a variety of transactions right from your phone.
You can transfer money, withdraw cash, buy airtime and data, check your account balance, open a new account, block your ATM card, and more using this code.
When you dial the code, a menu with all these features will be displayed on your screen.
You can simply follow the prompts to use any of them.
However, you don’t always have to dial the main USSD code and go through the menu.
There are direct shortcodes that can be used for specific transactions, making it even quicker and easier.
Below is a table that contains all the UBA shortcodes for different transactions.
List of UBA USSD Code
|Mobile Transactions||USSD Code|
|Check Your Account Balance||*919*00#|
|Transfer to UBA Account||*919*3*account number*Amount#|
|Transfer to Other Banks||*919*4*account number*amount#|
|Airtime Recharge For Yourself||*919*Amount#|
|Airtime Recharge For Others||*919* Phone number*Amount#|
|Buy Data for Yourself||*919*14#|
|Buy Data for Others||*919*14*Phone Number#|
|Hotlist ATM Card||*919*10#|
|Load UBA Prepaid Card||*919*32#|
|Freeze Online Transactions||*919*9#|
|Deactivate USSD Code||*919*911#|
How to Activate UBA USSD Code
To register and activate the UBA USSD code *919#, you can follow these simple steps:
- Open the dialer app on your phone and dial *919# using the phone number associated with your UBA Bank account.
- Accept the UBA mobile banking terms (charges) by selecting “Accept” when prompted.
- Choose option 1 to sign up for the UBA USSD code.
- Select whether you want to register with a NUBAN account number or a UBA prepaid account.
- Select the “Prepaid with PIN” option if you have a UBA prepaid account.
- If you have a regular UBA account, select the “Account with PIN” option.
- Enter your UBA account number or prepaid number as prompted.
- Create your UBA mobile banking PIN, which should be a 4-digit PIN that will be used to authorize transactions.
- Enter and confirm the PIN again to complete your USSD registration.
Once you have registered and activated the UBA USSD code, you can now perform various transactions using the general code or shortcodes provided.
UBA USSD Code For Transfer
- To transfer money from your UBA account to another UBA account using the UBA USSD code, simply dial *919*3*account number*amount# and follow the prompts to authorize the transfer.
For example, if you want to send N2000 to account number 0022998811, dial *919*3*0022998811*2000#.
- To transfer money from your UBA account to an account in another bank using the UBA USSD code, dial *919*4*account number*amount#, select the bank and enter your PIN to authorize the transfer.
For example, if you want to transfer N2000 to account number 0022998811 in First Bank, dial *919*4*0022998811*2000#, select First Bank, and enter your PIN when prompted.
You can watch the video link provided for a visual guide on how to transfer money using the UBA USSD code.
USSD Code for Checking Balance
To check your UBA account balance using the UBA USSD code, simply dial *919*00# on your phone, enter your PIN when prompted, and your account details, including the remaining balance, will be displayed on your screen.
UBA USSD Code for Buying Airtime
To buy airtime using the UBA USSD code, you can either recharge your own phone or another phone number.
- To recharge your own phone (the SIM linked with your UBA account), simply dial *919*amount# on your phone.
For example, if you want to recharge ₦500, dial *919*500# and your phone will be credited with ₦500 airtime.
- To recharge another phone number, such as a friend or family member’s number, dial *919*phone number*amount#.
For example, if you want to recharge the phone number 09012345678 with ₦1000, dial *919*09012345678*1000#, then enter your PIN to authorize the transaction.
USSD Code for Buying Data
To buy data using the UBA code, you can either purchase data for your own mobile line or for other phone numbers.
- To buy data for your mobile line (the one linked with your UBA account), simply dial *919*14# and follow the prompts on your screen.
- To buy data for other phone numbers, dial *919*14*Phone Number# and follow the prompts.
For example, if you want to purchase data for the phone number 09012345678, dial *919*14*09012345678# and follow the prompts that appear on your screen.
USSD Code for Withdrawal
To use the UBA USSD code for careless withdrawal, simply dial *919*30*Amount# from your phone. For example, if you want to withdraw ₦1,000, just dial 919*30*1000#, and then follow the prompts that appear on your screen to complete the withdrawal transaction.
USSD Code for Opening an Account
To open a UBA account using the USSD code, simply dial *919*20# on your phone. Accept the mobile banking terms and follow the prompts to create your UBA account.
USSD Code for Bill Payments
To pay bills using the UBA USSD code, dial *919*5# on your phone. Then select the biller you want to pay and follow the prompts.
UBA Code for Betting Account Funding
- To fund a Bet9ja account from UBA, dial *919*22*wallet ID*amount# on your phone.
- For BetKing, dial *919*26*amount#, and for Baba Ijebu, dial *919*26*1#.
- To fund other betting accounts, simply dial *919# and follow the prompts.
To deposit money on Sportybet using the Sportybet USSD code, simply dial *723*04347201*Deposit amount# on your mobile phone. Then enter your mobile number to register with Sportybet. Choose your preferred payment method and enter your bank account pin when prompted in the dialogue box. It’s easy and convenient!
UBA USSD Code to Get Account Statement
To get a statement of account from UBA, dial *919*21# on your phone. Just follow the screen instructions to get your account statement.
UBA BVN USSD Code
To retrieve your UBA USSD code using the USSD code, dial *919*18# on your phone and follow the screen instructions.
UBA USSD Code to Generate OTP
To generate a UBA OTP, dial *919*8# on your phone using the USSD code.
UBA Code to Book Airline Tickets
- To pay for booking a flight, dial *919*12# on your phone using the USSD code.
- Input your 4-digit Magic Banking PIN and select the bank account to pay from.
- Then select the desired airline and input the flight PNR (Passenger Name Record).
- After that, input the phone number of the passenger and the payment amount.
UBA USSD Code Not Working? Here’s How to Fix it
If the UBA USSD code is not working, it could be due to bad network connection. Wait for some time and try again.
Ensure you have registered and activated the USSD code with the phone number you used to register your account.
Also, make sure you are dialing the USSD code on the correct and linked phone number associated with your UBA account.
How to Deactivate UBA USSD For Mobile Transactions
If you lose your phone with the SIM card and number linked to your UBA Bank account and USSD code, you should deactivate your USSD code to prevent anyone from stealing your money.
- To deactivate your UBA USSD code, you can use any other phone and dial *919*911#.
This will disconnect your mobile number from your UBA USSD mobile banking.
You will need to know your phone number and magic banking PIN to use this code on another phone.
If you find your phone after deactivating the USSD code or if you get a new phone number, you will need to visit a UBA branch to reactivate the UBA USSD magic banking feature.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get the USSD code for UBA mobile banking?
The USSD code for UBA mobile banking is *919#.
How do I find my UBA account number using the USSD code?
Dial *919# and follow the prompts to find your UBA account number on your screen or via SMS.
How do I set up UBA mobile banking?
Dial *919# with your registered phone number/SIM, select Accept, then select Sign Up, and follow the prompts.
How can I activate UBA mobile banking without an ATM?
You can activate UBA mobile banking without an ATM by selecting the NUBAN option during registration or USSD code activation.
How can I check my UBA account details?
Dial *919*00# to check your UBA account details, including balance and BVN.
How can I check my last 5 UBA transactions?
Dial *919*21# to check your last 5 UBA transactions using the USSD code.
How do I check my UBA USSD transaction history?
Dial *919*21# to check your UBA USSD transaction history.
The USSD code is the fastest and easiest way to do banking transactions with UBA.
No need to visit a bank or use data.
Follow the simple steps to activate and use the UBA USSD code for various transactions.
Last Updated on May 22, 2023 by NetworkPalava Admin