6 Ways To Check Data (MB) Balance On MTN Network

Sometimes when you subscribe in a data plan on mtn, checking your data balance might be a touch tedious. However in this post are six (6) smooth ways you may check you data balance.


For users of mtn data, simply perhaps you’re stuck to simply one way of verifying your data balance. This post shows you different techniques.

6 ways to check mtn data balance

The first two techniques are the common methods we do check mtn data balance at the same time as the alternative 4 methods are unique to some data applications available on the network.

1. Mtn dat balance using united states codes

There are three codes involved here. Maximum of the time, this is all you’ll ever need to check your mtn data balance

  • Simply dial *559# and hit other send/call B.uttonD
  • ial *559*4# and hit the call/send Button on your device 
  • ial *131# and choose 4 in the menu. You would get a notification of your data balance.

2. MTN Data Balance By Sending A Text

Two ways this can be done also;

Open your text messaging appT

  • ype 403, Send it to 131Y

ou would get a text notification with your data balance. Or you canT

  • ype Status or Balance, Send to 131

You would be informed of your data balance through a test message

3. Check MTN SME Data Balance

The SME data is a package created for small businesses to make money selling data to other people.

If you bought your data through the SME platform, you can check the data balance through this two methods:

Dial *691*7# and send

Send a text message;

Type Sharebalance, Send it 131

4. Check MTN Goodybag Or Social Packs Data

The MTN Goodybag is a data bundle designed for unlimited access to social media like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp only.

To check your Goodybag data balance:
Open your text messaging app
Type 403; Send it to 131

5. Checking MTN Pulse Data Balance

MTN Pulse is a package with lots of amazing benefits which include the ability to get 1GB of data for just N500. The data is valid for only 7 days though.

If you are on MTN Pulse, you can check your data balance by:
Open your messaging app
Type 2, Send 131
Simply dial *131*4#

6. MTN Shared Data Balance

The shared data plan was introduced so people can share their data with friends and family.

If you got your data through the shared data plan, this is how to check MTN data balance:

Simply dial *461*7#

That’s all ✌️