Etisalat, formerly known as 9mobile is one of the best telecommunication services in Nigeria. However, because not many people use them, you might not know how to check your data balance, airtime balance, and other things.

At the end of this guide, you will have known how to check Etisalat data balance. There are mainly 3 different but working and reliable ways to check your Etisalat data balance, choose to use which method is available for you.

how to check etisalat data balance

How to check Etisalat data balance (USSD method)

This is the quickest and easiest method to check your Etisalat data balance, it can be used on any phone (Smartphones or Button phone) and doesn’t require an internet connection.

Just dial *228#, click Ok/Send and an automated request will be sent to the Etisalat system. You will receive an automated response in the form of messages that will contain info on your available data balances/bonus and its expiration date.

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How to check Etisalat data balance (SMS)

The SMS method is also simple but not as fast as the USSD method, it also requires an SMS fee of ₦2. To check data balance through this method, simply go to the messages app.

Then send the word “BAL” to 228. You’ll get a text message shortly informing you of your 9mobile data balance, its expiration date, and any other activities you can take to earn incentives.

This method also doesn’t require an internet connection and can be used on any mobile device.

How to check Etisalat data balance (Customer Care)

The third method to find out about not just your Etisalat data balance is to call customer care/support.

If all the two methods fail or if you have questions/problems concerning Etisalat, you can use this one.

Etisalat customer support number is 200 for all phones. An automated voice will play when picked, follow instructions and you will be connected to a real human that will answer or solve all your problems.

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All three methods are effective and simple to use. You may always choose the most convenient technique regardless of the phone you have.

Use the comment section below if you still have any other questions.


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