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    Airtel Nigeria Data Plans: Subscription Codes & Prices

    Airtel Nigeria Data Plans: Subscription Codes & Prices

    Airtel Nigeria is undoubtedly one of the best leading global telecommunications companies in Nigeria. Its official name is (Bharti Airtel Limited), having its operations in about 20 countries across Africa and Asia.

    Bharti Airtel Limited currently ranks among the top 5 internet service providers with very large customers and subscribers globally.

    Airtel offers various products and services such as 2G, 3G and 4G mobile services, fixed-line, high-speed broadband through IPTV, DTH, DSL, enterprise services including international and national long-distance services to carriers.

    They are powered and driven by the vision of providing affordable and innovative mobile services to all, with the aim of offering cheap Airtel Data Bundles to its subscribers.

    On several occasions, Airtel has been applauded as the best internet service provider in Nigeria. No wonders, the Airtel Data Bundle is currently the second cheapest in Nigeria (after Glo Data Plan).

    However, today you will get the complete list of Airtel Data Plan, Airtel Data Pack, Data Bundle,  Subscription codes, Prices, Night plan, How to share data and How to check data balance.

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    Data Plans

    Airtel Nigeria’s data plans have evolved over the years as they have continually launched out new data bundles.

    Every year, internet users storm search engines to learn the newest airtel data plan that they can subscribe to.

    Gone are the days of free browsing cheats with opera mini. The Internet is now cheap and with as little as 100naira, you can subscribe to some weekly or daily plans.

    Again, most networks now give free browsing time on popular applications like Facebook and Airtel Nigeria is not left out.

    In 2018 alone, Airtel launched 2 android data plans that were targetted at young internet users. (Airtel data plan for android 1000 and 500 data plan)

    These bundles allow you to seamlessly connect to heavy video and picture sites like Instagram, facebook, youtube and twitter without fear of running out of data.

    Whilst, Airtel data plans of 2019 are still very much active, however, you should expect some fresh release of newer Airtel data plans for 2020.

    Continue reading to learn all there is about Airtel data plan. From how to check your data plan balance to all the available monthly plans and their subscription codes.

    If you are a heavy data user, you will also be able to learn how to subscribe to airtel monthly unlimited data plan with the appropriate code.

    Subscription Codes

    Airtel subscription plans are majorly categorized by their validity and data allowance.

    At the moment, there are over 50 airtel data subscription codes and in this post, you will learn how to subscribe to airtel daily, weekly and monthly subscription plans using the appropriate subscription codes.

    Listed below are available Airtel data bundles. Obviously, you should know that you need to subscribe to an internet bundle to be able to browse with your phone or computer.

    There is a browsing bundle for every budget. Airtel bundles prices start from as low as 100 Naira. Check the list below for airtel data bundle codes that suit your pocket

    Daily & Weekly Plans

    The airtel weekly and daily data plans are targeted at Low internet users and the cost starts from 50naira.

    PriceData AllowanceValidityUSSD CODE
    N5020MB1 Day*141*50#
    N10075MB1 Day*141*100#
    N200200MB3 Days*141*200#
    N3001GB1 Day*141*354#
    N300350MB7 Days*141*300#
    N500750MB14 Days*141*500#
    N5001GB7 Days*141*502#
    N5002GB1 Day*141*504#
    N15006GB7 Days*141*1504#

    Monthly Plans

    Monthly data plans designed for all your internet needs

    PriceData AllowanceValidityUSSD CODE
    N1,0001.5GB30 Days*141*1000#
    N1,2002GB30 Days*141*1200#
    N1,5003GB30 Days*141*1500#
    N2,0004.5GB30 Days*141*2000#
    N2,5006GB30 Days*141*2500#
    N3,0008GB30 Days*141*3000#
    N4,00011GB30 Days*141*4000#

    ** Night Data is usable 1AM – 7AM Daily

    Mega Plans

    Mega Packs are designed for the heavy data user. Enjoy Streaming, Downloads etc on your device or across multiple devices.

    PriceData AllowanceValidityUSSD CODE
    N5,00015GB30 Days*141*5000#
    N10,00040GB30 Days*141*10000#
    N15,00075GB30 Days*141*15000#
    N20,000110GB30 Days*141*20000#

    ** Night Data is usable 1AM – 7AM Daily

    Social Plan

    Mega Packs are designed for the heavy data user. Enjoy Streaming, Downloads etc on your device or across multiple devices.

    PriceData AllowanceValidityUSSD CODEDescription
    N2510MB1 Day*948*4#This plan gives access to chatting on WhatsApp only.
    N5040MB1 Day*991*4#These plans give access to Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp.
    N10080MB5 Days*688*3#These plans give access to Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp.
    N300600MB25 Days*688*1#These plans give access to Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp.

    Instagram Plan

    These plans give access to Instagram only

    PriceData AllowanceValidityUSSD CODE
    N100250MB1 Day*141*105#
    N2001GB1 Day*141*205#

    Facebook & Whatsapp Bundles

    These plans are stereotyped to usage on whatsapp and facebook alone.

    Bundle NamePriceData MBValidityActivation CodeAuto-renewal Opt out Code
    FB+WA DailyN251001 Day*141*254#*141*254*1#
    FB+WA WeeklyN502007 Days*141*54#*141*54*1#
    FB+WA MonthlyN10050030 Days*141*104#*141*104*1#

    Opera Mini Bundles

    These plans gives you access to the popular Opera mini browser. You can only use the opera bundle to read news on the app only. Downloads and Video streaming are not allowed on these bundles

     Price(Naira)PlanValidityUSSD CODE
    Opera Bundle DailyN2025MB1 Day*141*253#
    Opera Bundle WeeklyN50100MB7 Days*141*53#
    Opera Bundle MonthlyN100300MB30 Days*141*103#

    4G Plan

    Do you own a Wifi Router? Then the Airtel 4G bundles are for you. The 4G Plans comes with special data plans to deliver superfast internet experience. However this is only applicable on 4G network and in locations with 4G coverage.

    The data on the 4G bundles can not be used on devices that are not 4G compatible. So if you are hoping to use it on your phone, be sure that your phone is a 4G phone. Finally, you must stay in an Airtel 4G coverage area.

    PriceData AllowanceValidityUSSD CODE
    N5,00010GB30days*370# on your smartphone
    N10,00030GB30days*370# on your smartphone
    N15,00060GB30days*370# on your smartphone
    N20,000120GB30days*370# on your smartphone

    Top Up Bundles ( Postpaid )

    PriceData AllowanceValidityUSSD CODE
    N5001GBMonth End*141*11*9#
    N10002GBMonth End*141*11*10#
    N20004GBMonth End*141*11*11#
    N500010GBMonth End*141*11*12#

    Pay As You Use

    Airtel Nigeria allows you to stay connected online, even without a Data bundle. With Airtel PAYU you can surf the internet with as low as N3/MB.

    To use Airtel PAYU, just dial *400#

    Frequently Ask Questions

    Here are a few questions subscribers on Airtel Network also ask. Feel free to contact us if you can’t find answers to your queries in the list.

    How to check airtel data balance

    How to check airtel data balance

    To check data balance on airtel, simply
    1. Dial *140# on your Airtel phone number
    2. Wait for an SMS From Airtel
    You will get an sms that will show you your remaining data balance and the expiry date.

    Alternatively,
    1. Dial *141# on your Airtel phone number
    2. Select 6 from the options
    Once done, You will get an sms that will show you your remaining data balance and the expiry date.

    Note: The above methods only allow you to check airtel data balance via SMS. Use the airtel self-care platform to check your balance if you are using a router.

    How To Buy Data On Airtel

    Airtel Nigeria Data Plans: Subscription Codes & Prices

    To subscribe to a data bundle on airtel network, firstly load your airtel line with the appropriate amount the bundle cost then do the following:

    *. Dial *141#
    *. Check the options and choose the appropriate plan
    *. Choose 1 for Daily/Weekly
    *. Choose 2 for Monthly
    *. Choose 3 for Mega

    Whatever bundle you buy, be sure to look-out for the expiration date and data allowance.
    See below the list of the most popular data bundles you can buy on airtel network.

    Airtel Data Plan PriceData CapsUSSD CodeValidity
    N5020MB*141*50#1 Day
    N10075MB*141*100#1 Day
    N3001GB*141*354#1 Day
    N5002GB*141*504#1 Day
    N200200MB*141*200#3 Day
    N300350MB*141*300#7 Day
    N5001GB*141*502#7 Days
    N15006GB*141*1504#7 Days
    N500750MB*141*500#14 Days
    N10001.5GB*141*1000#30 Days
    N1,2002GB*141*1200#30 Days
    N1,5003GB*141*1500#30 Days
    N2,0004.5GB*141*2000#30 Days
    N2,5006GB*141*2500#30 Days
    N3,0008GB*141*3000#30 Days
    N4,00011GB*141*4000#30 Days
    N5,00015GB*141*5000#30 Days
    N10,00040GB*141*10000#30 Days
    N15,00075GB*141*15000#30 Days
    N20,000110GB*141*20000#30 Days

    How To Load Airtel Card

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    To load airtel recharge card on your airtel line.
    Dial *126*16 PIN Number on the recharge card# then Send/Ok.
    You will be recharged with the value of the card you bought.

    To check airtime balance
    Dial *126# then Send/Ok

    How to share data on airtel

    To share or transfer data on airtel,
    1. Dial *141#
    2. Select “share data” or Gifting or Me2U.

    The maximum data you can share is 200MB. The airtel data share is also limited to 2 recipients daily.

    This implies that you can transfer just 200MB to 2 recipients daily with each recipient receiving 200Mb each.

    Its worthy to note that, The shared data will share the same expiration date as the original data.

    How to check airtel number

    how to check my airtel number

    To check your airtel number using Ussd code, firstly
    Dial *121# using the Airtel SIM
    Press 3 for “account info”
    Press 4 for “know my airtel number”.
    Alternatively, dial *282# or *121*9#.

    If the ussd code method seem difficult to use, you can use this simple method. Honestly, This is how i check my airtel number, I simply flash or SMS a friend’s phone to see my airtel number.

    How to borrow airtime from airtel

    Airtel Nigeria Data Plans: Subscription Codes & Prices

    To borrow airtime from Airtel,
    Dial *500*amount# from your airtel sim
    Example, to borrow N1000 dial *500*1000#.

    This service attracts a service charge of 10% and your number must be up to 3months old.
    It is also expected that you must have recharged a minimum of 250naira each month for the last 3months.

    How to add family and friends on airtel

    With Airtel Family and Friends, you can add up to 5 phone numbers to a list that is otherwise known as FNF.

    Calls to these numbers are charged at a very cheap rate. During peak periods, (between 6:00am and 10:00pm) all calls you make to your family and friend list is charged at ₦15 per minute(25kobo per second)

    Adding the first 5 numbers to your list is totally free, however, you are charged a fee of 50naira for every subsequent addition.

    How To Add
    Dial: “*141*2*NUMBER#“
    for example, “*141*2*08039422110#”
    Viola, the number will be added.

    How to check airtel night plan balance

    Unfortunately, there is no provision to check airtel night plan balance. Although, Airtel would issue you a warning when you are you are about to exhaust your data allowance.  
     
    However, here is a sneaky way I track my data usage anytime I use the airtel Night plan.
     
    Go to your phone settings
    Select Data Usage
    Toggle the cellular data limit
    Set the data limit to warn you every time you use up 100MB from your data allowance.

    With the above steps, you will be able to know how many “MB” you have used, and your current balance. 

    How to transfer airtime on airtel

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    Airtel Me2U is a service from airtel Nigeria that allows her subscribers to Transfer Airtime to other airtel lines. The Me2U service can be done using the Ussd code or text message.

    Users of this service are limited to a daily maximum share of 5,000naira and each successful transfer is charged at #10naira. However, to get started, you have to change the default PIN(1234) to your own desired 4digits PIN. See below the whole process

    How to Change Airtel Me2U PIN
    1. Navigate to SMS menu on your phone.
    2. In a text message, Type PIN – default PIN – new PIN.
    For example, PIN 1234 1197.
    3. Send it to Airtel Me2u USSD code; 432

    You will get an instant notification from 432 stating that your new PIN

    How to Transfer Airtime on Airtel using USSD Code
    1. Dial *432#
    2. Select transfer airtime by typing 1 and send
    3. Enter the Airtel Number you want to transfer airtime to and press send
    4. Input the amount
    5. Enter your PIN

    Viola, the recipient will be credited instantly

    How to Transfer Airtime on Airtel using Text Message
    1. Navigate to SMS menu on your phone.
    2. In a text message, Type 2U(space)Airtel number(space)amount(space)PIN. For example, if you want to send 500naira to 08024506022 and your PIN is 1197, Here is what your message should look like 2U 08024506022 500 1197
    3. Send it to Airtel Me2u USSD code; 432

    Viola, the recipient will be credited with 500naira

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