Are you looking to activate the Cell C auto top up feature on your phone? The emergency top up feature from Cell C can be very useful. It’s an extension of the facility to borrow airtime from Cell C. The Cell C auto topup feature means your phone will automatically get credited with airtime. This happens when you balance has been depleted to R2 or lower. This can be useful. It can also have its drawbacks, but that’s something for another article.
How to Activate Cell C Emergency Auto Airtime Top Up
To activate the emergency TopUp feature on your phone, you need to take the following steps;
- Dial *147#.
- Next, choose Emergency Recharge.
- Follow the prompts to opt into Auto TopUp.
- Choose the amount of emergency airtime that you wish to receive automatically.
When do I repay this amount
The emergency auto topup amount will be deducted from your phone the next time that you recharge it. An access fee of R1 will also be deducted at this time.
Who is cell c auto topup available to?
The Auto TopUp feature is available to all Cell C prepaid and TopUp customers. That, however, is subject to the following terms and conditions;
- You need to have been with Cell C for at least 2 months.
- You should have recharged your phone with at least R20 for each of those months.
Is this a good feature?
The Cell C auto TopUp feature has received mixed reviews. Some people find it useful as far as getting their phones instantly recharged is concerned. However, some other people find that this feature can be debilitating. Imagine not knowing that your phone has been recharged with such and such an amount. You will only get to know when Cell C deducts money from your account.
It’s probably best to choose a low figure for the amount of airtime that you wish to be automatically credited by Cell C into your phone. That way, you won’t accrue that much debt. Otherwise you are going to hate this feature. You will be shocked when money is deducted from your phone the next time that you recharge it.