Airtel balance check codes: How to check Airtel data/ internet, SMS balance, number, and plan validity using USSD numbers and more

Here's how to check Airtel data, talktime, and SMS balance in the Airtel Thanks app, through USSD code, and more.

Long gone are the days when you used to get a reminder from the telco regarding your balance. Checking the balance is now a manual process, and if you’re wondering how to do that for your Airtel mobile number, we’re here to help you. The telco provides several ways to check Airtel balance, whether it is talktime, data, or SMS, on both prepaid and postpaid connections. To make it easy for you, we’ve outlined a few simple steps on how to check Airtel data balance. Knowing your Airtel balance lets you consume data, SMS, and other benefits judicially so that you don’t run out during an emergency or days before the next recharge cycle. So, without any further ado, let’s take a look at how Airtel balance can be checked.

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How to check Airtel balance

Airtel prepaid and postpaid balance, including the main balance, daily data, SMSes, and more, can be checked via the app and USSD codes. Additionally, you can also reach out to customer care to check Airtel balance, validity, and other things.

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How to check Airtel balance using USSD number codes

Unstructured Supplementary Service Data aka USSD codes are quick or feature codes that allow cellular telephones to communicate with the mobile network operator’s computers for various purposes, including the balance check. There are a number of USSD codes to check Airtel balance for different purposes.

USSD number codes to check Airtel data balance

To check Airtel data/ internet balance using USSD code, dial *123*10#. This is exclusive to prepaid customers.

USSD number codes to check Airtel SMS balance

In order to check Airtel SMS balance using USSD number code, dial *121*7#.

USSD number codes to check Airtel plan and validity

Dial *121*2# to check the SMS balance of your Airtel number plan and validity.

Some other Airtel USSD codes

Purpose Airtel USSD Code
Airtel main balance check*123#
Airtel number check*282#
Airtel offers*121#
Airtel talk time loan*141# or call 52141
Airtel data loan code*141# or call 52141
Airtel Miss call alert service*888#
Check Airtel Unlimited Packs*121*1#
Airtel voice or roaming packs*222#
Airtel Postpaid Current Bill Plan CheckSMS “BP” To 121
Airtel Postpaid Due/Pending Amount CheckSMS “OT” To 121
Airtel Postpaid Bill Payment CheckSMS “PMT” To 121
Airtel Postpaid Current Plan Usage CheckSMS “UNB” To 121
Airtel data balance check for 2G users*121*9#

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How to check Airtel balance using Airtel Thanks app

This is probably the easiest way to check your Airtel balance. To check SMS and data balance in Airtel using Airtel Thanks app,
  • Download the Airtel Thanks app from Google Play Store or Apple App Store on your device
  • Open the app and register with your Airtel mobile number
  • Now go to the ‘Services’ section (you’ll find it at the bottom left) on the app
  • In there, you’ll find details of your active recharge, data usage, SMS balance, and more.
  • The app will also show your Airtel recharge pack validity

How to check Airtel balance through Airtel official website

If you don’t want to download an app just for the Airtel balance check, you can use the Airtel Selfcare web service. For it,

  • Head over to Airtel Selfcare (website) by clicking on the link or searching for Airtel Selfcare on Google.
  • You don’t need to create an account. You can log in using OTP on your phone number.
  • Once logged in, you will see a dashboard that will display your Airtel number balance. You can check the main balance, SMS balance, Airtel internet balance, and more.

Airtel customer care numbers

You can also check Airtel daily data balance, talktime, and more via the Airtel toll-free customer care numbers, which are as follows

  • Dial 121 to reach out to Airtel customer support
  • Dial 198 for any complaints regarding your Airtel network
  • Dial 1909 for activation of DND service
  • Dial 123 for Airtel recharge

How to check data balance on Airtel postpaid

In addition to the Airtel Thanks app, customers can dial *121# to check Airtel postpaid data usage.