MTN, the largest mobile network operator in Nigeria, has recently introduced a number of new USSD codes for its customers. These codes provide a convenient way to access a variety of services, such as checking your account balance, purchasing data, and managing your value-added services (VAS) subscriptions.
New USSD Codes
Here is a list of all the new MTN USSD codes:
- Check account balance: *310#
- Recharge airtime:311Voucher PIN#
- Purchase data: *312#
- Share data: *321#
- Check data balance: *323#
- Borrow airtime: *303#
- Manage VAS subscriptions: *305#
- Link your NIN to your MTN line: *996#
How to Use the New MTN USSD Codes
To use the new MTN USSD codes, simply dial the code on your phone and follow the prompts. For example, to check your account balance, dial *310# and press Send. You will then receive a message with your current airtime balance.
Benefits of Using the New MTN USSD Codes
There are a number of benefits to using the new MTN USSD codes:
- Convenience: The new USSD codes are easy to remember and use. You can access a variety of services with just a few keystrokes.
- Speed: USSD services are typically faster than SMS services. This is because USSD messages are sent directly to MTN’s servers, without having to go through the SMS center.
- Cost-effectiveness: USSD services are typically free to use. However, some services, such as purchasing data, may incur a charge.
Tips for Using the New MTN USSD Codes
Here are a few tips for using the new MTN USSD codes:
- Make sure you are using the correct code: Each USSD code is specific to a particular service. Make sure you are using the correct code for the service you want to access.
- Follow the prompts carefully: Once you have dialed a USSD code, follow the prompts carefully to complete the desired transaction.
- Do not enter any personal information: MTN will never ask you to enter any personal information, such as your bank account number or credit card number, through a USSD code.
The new MTN USSD codes provide a convenient and efficient way to access a variety of services. By using the new codes, you can save time and money.
Here are some frequently asked questions about the new MTN USSD codes:
Why did MTN introduce new USSD codes?
MTN introduced new USSD codes to make it easier for customers to access a variety of services. The new codes are also more consistent with the USSD codes used by other mobile network operators in Nigeria.
Can I still use the old MTN USSD codes?
Yes, you can still use the old MTN USSD codes for now. However, MTN recommends that you start using the new codes as soon as possible, as the old codes may be discontinued in the future.
What is the difference between USSD and SMS?
USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) is a technology that allows you to access services on your mobile phone without having to send an SMS message. USSD services are typically faster and more convenient than SMS services.