In this post, we will be sharing with you, the latest methods to check your Airtel Number using USSD code.
It’s one thing to have a SIM card, and another thing to know the number. Back in the days, these SIM cards come with a case containing all the details that applies to the SIM. This includes the default PIN Number, PUK number number, phone number, ET cetera.
That doesn’t seem to be the case anymore. These days, all you get is just the SIM. Sometimes, the numbers are written on the pack which you are bound to lost.
If that’s the case, I can understand how tasky it is to know your number. Especially if you are new to this. Earlier before now, we talked on how to check your phone number on various networks. If you use a different SIM asides Airtel, you should check that post. It’s quite comprehensive.
Here, we will be looking specifically on various methods to check your Airtel number including using USSD code.
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How To Check Your Airtel Number Using USSD Code
To know your Airtel mobile number, insert the Airtel SIM in a working phone, switch on the phone and dial *121#, then 3 and enter 4. Alternatively, dial *121# > 3 > 4.
At this point, a pop up message will be displayed on your phone screen showing your number. You can copy it down and thereafter, save it. That way, you don’t lose it again.
To be clear, the first code to dial is *121#. Follow the onscreen instructions and reply with 3. When the next option shows up, reply with 4. That’s how to use the code above.
Now, there are other ways you can check your Airtel mobile number and we’d like to look at those.
Check Your Airtel Mobile Number Via Call
This method entails having to recharge your phone and thereafter, calling a number close to you.
Since you don’t know your phone number, using online banking services wouldn’t be an option. Especially if you do not have the number registered with your bank account.
The only option at this point, is visiting an outlet where Airtel recharge cards are being sold. Buy any Airtel denomination. The least being N100.
Recharge the Airtel SIM with the Airtel and when done, call a phone number close to you. Your number will be displayed on the receiver’s phone. Via this method, you can get your Airtel phone number with ease.
For this to work, you have to make sure that unknown number option on the phone is disabled. If it’s enabled and you don’t know how to disable it, the best option would be using SMS.
Check Your Airtel Phone Number By SMS
This method entails still having to have some Airtel credit on your phone. Cost per SMS on the Airtel network is N4. Hence, make sure you have a minimum of N4 on the Airtel SIM.
Send a text message to any friend of yours requesting that they help you with the sender’s number displayed. Alternatively, be close to the phone and get the number out yourself.
Even with unknown number enabled, this still works. Just be sure you are close to the phone you are sending the message to. That way, you don’t have to wait on any one having to send you the phone number.
Check Your Airtel Mobile Number Via Customer Care
Another method to check your Airtel phone number is by reaching the customer care service.
You can contact the Airtel Customer care service by dialing 111.
When connected to a customer care representative, request that your phone number be read to you. The customer care representative may ask you a few questions for the sake of security. Thereafter, your phone number should be given to you.
That’s it. That’s how to check your Airtel phone number with ease.
On a side note, Airtel now has 4G LTE service in some locations in the country. What this means is, better browsing speed. Data bundles are relatively affordable. Be sure to check those out.
If you still have issues concerning how to check Airtel phone number, do not hesitate to let us know using the comment session. However, considering the comprehensive guide above, we are more than certain you will be able to get your accurate Airtel phone number using the methods above.