How to Check MTN Airtime Balance South Africa

Do you wish to learn how to check your MTN South Africa airtime balance? If yes, then you have come to the right place. MTN is one of the major forces on the telecommunications scene in Africa. In South Africa, the company is the second biggest player after Vodacom. If you have just moved over to MTN, you may be wondering how to do an MTN balance check. We show you how to do an MTN airtime check in this article;

How to Check Airtime on MTN

To check your MTN balance in South Africa, you need to take the following steps;

  1. On your phone, dial *136#. You will get a summary of your balance.
  2. If you want to view your MTN balance in detail, dial *136*1#.
  3. You can also dial 136 to get your airtime balance.

What’s the MTN Balance Check USSD Code?

The MTN South Africa balance check USSD code is *136#.

What’s the MTN Balance Check Number?

The number to view your MTN Airtime balance is 136.

How much does the service cost?

You are not charged anything when you view your airtime balance on MTN

Who would want to use this service?

As we noted elsewhere, MTN is a big player on the mobile communications scene in South Africa. One characteristic of this scene is that there has been a lot of movement between networks. People are constantly switching from MTN to Telkom, from Vodacom to MTN and from Cell C to Vodacom, among other moves. In fact, people are always moving from one network to the other.

If you are one of the people who have recently moved over to MTN, then you may be looking for the information that we provide in this article. People who have been with MTN for years probably already know by now to see their airtime balances. So, this information is for new people.

Anyway, also check out our article on how to send a please call me back on MTN. That’s useful information if you do not have airtime. Also see our article on how to transfer airtime on MTN. You may wish to do so to help out friends and family who have run out of airtime. 

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