how to check data balance on mtn in nigeria 2019 | 3 easy ways

how to check data balance on mtn in nigeria 2019 | 3 easy ways
Mtn data balance in Nigeria 2019 !
In my previous article, i thought about How to check Etisalat (9mobile) data plan in Nigeria, but today, i will be teaching you the simplest way to check your mtn data balance in Nigeria for those of you who are still new in this network.


Mtn Nigeria

how to check data balance on mtn in nigeria 2019 | 3 easy ways

Mtn group limited is a South African multinational mobile telecommunication company, operating all over the world such as African, Asian and European countries Located in Johannesburg, South Africa. 

It is the 8 largest mobile network operator in the world and the largest in Africa. One third of the company revenue comes from Nigeria. On may 16, 2001, mtn Nigeria became the first GSM network to make a call following the globally lauded Nigerian GSM auction being conducted by the Nigeria communications commission.

Mtn Nigeria are also offering an Affiliate program to its subscribers. Sign-up now and join others in making money from this amazing network.

How to check data balance on mtn in nigeria

One thing is certain, no one would like to run out of data unexpectedly, true or false.

it's very very important to keep track of your mtn data balance to avoid embarrassment, yes, embarrassment, because take for instance you are streaming an important video on YouTube, or you are watching live football match with your mobile phone and suddenly, a notification message arrived on your phone message informing you that you have exhausted your data balance, ohh no, what a shame, it's frustrating, so the only way to avoid this embarrassment it's only to keep track of your mtn data balance regularly until it becomes exhausted. Hope am making sense.

Their are 3 easy ways to check your mtn data balance in nigeria namely:


  1. Via Text
  2. Via USSD
  3. Via sme

How to check data balance on mtn via text message

Checking your mtn data balance via text messaging is one of the easiest method, so follow this steps


  • Click on the message box on your mobile phone
how to check data balance on mtn in nigeria 2019 | 3 easy ways

  • Head over to "create a new message" and text 2 to 131 I.e. send 2 to 131
how to check data balance on mtn in nigeria 2019 | 3 easy ways

  • Immediately, you will receive an SMS message showing you your remaining data balance.
how to check data balance on mtn in nigeria 2019 | 3 easy ways




How to check data balance on mtn via USSD


Checking your data balance on mtn via the USSD is said to be the best and the most easier method, so follow this methods:


  • Click on the "contact" icon on your mobile phone
how to check data balance on mtn in nigeria 2019 | 3 easy ways

  • Dial *131*4# and send or *559# or *559*2# any of the above methods works super great
how to check data balance on mtn in nigeria 2019 | 3 easy ways

how to check data balance on mtn in nigeria 2019 | 3 easy ways

how to check data balance on mtn in nigeria 2019 | 3 easy ways

  • A notification message would be sent to you informing you your remaining data balance and it's expiration date

How to check data balance on mtn sme

Follow this methods in other to check your sme data balance either as a sponsor or as a beneficiary


  • On your mobile phone, dial *461*2# and quickly follow the on-screen display prompt
  • Select option 3 which is "check balance"
  • Select option 1 for sponsor or option 2 for beneficiary. 
  • You will see a list of your data balance

How to check mtn shared data balance


Dial *461*7#

Hope you really understood how to check data balance, sme balance on mtn in nigeria. Thanks and good bye.