Looking for how to check data balance on Airtel? Look no further, this guide is written to provide a solution to your queries and more. 

Airtel is a significant telecommunications services company based in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial heartland. As a user, you need to frequently check your data balance to know when it would be exhausted after purchasing a data plan.

Not many people know how to do this because they might be a new user or they didn’t read the sim manual guide yet.

See the simple USSD string to check the Airtel data balance below.

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How to check data balance on Airtel

how to check data balance on airtel

To check your Airtel data balance, simply dial *140# on your Airtel phone number and wait for a pop-up or an SMS with all of the details regarding your data plan.

You’ll see how much data you have left and when your data plan will expire. If you didn’t receive the SMS, it could have been due to a network fault, and you can try the code again later.

You can also try the below alternative method:

Dial *141#, then select “6” and click on OK/Send. Full details about your data balance will pop up.

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Other useful Airtel USSD code



Airtime balance

Dial *123#

SMS balance

Dial *123*7#

Airtel special offers

Dial *566#

Check Airtel number

Dial *282#

Check night data balance

Dial *123*197#


And that’s as simple as it gets on how to check data on Airtel. If you still have more queries that need to be answered, kindly use the comment section below.


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