How To Check MTN Data Plan Using USSD or Text Message

how to check mtn data plan

This is how to check mtn data plan using either USSD code or text message.

Currently, MTN has five (5) different data plan bundle, depending on your choice and usage. You can choose to opt for a daily plan, weekly plan, monthly plan, a two months plan or a three months (quarterly) plan.

To check mtn data plan, follow the following steps

  • Dial *131#
  • Select “1”.

(The buy Data Plan option). It will show a list of available plans based on durations.

The plan all come with various data allocation and bonuses. But once you’re subscribed to the plan of your choice; this is how to check your mtn data plan balance.

The following code works perfectly, no matter your type of phone:

  • Step One: Dial *131#
  • Step Two: Select “4” To Check Balance.


  • Dial *131*4# to directly check mtn data plan balance.

Although sometimes it will not bring the balance on the first try, which means you might have to try twice or more when dialing the code directly.

To Check MTN Data Plan through text message, follow the steps below:

Text “2” to 131.

Wait patiently for the message that contains the details of your data balance. Usually, it would have the actual data balance as well as data bonus balance, if your plan has a bonus on it.