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MTN USSD codes

DATE- revised – 9 May 2018

To use a USSD code

  • Dial the code of the USSD service you want to access (e.g., *123#) and press the call button
  • The application will respond with a menu
  • Follow the prompts by selecting ’OK’ or ’Reply’

USSD codes for MTN

Services USSD Code Cost
Balance enquiry (MTN Contract) Check your daily and monthly balances for remaining minutes, SMSs and data *136# Free
Balance enquiry (MTN PayAsYouGo) Check your daily and monthly balances for remaining minutes, SMSs and data. *136# Free
CallBack SMS someone to call you when you’re out of airtime (e.g., *121*083 123 4567#). *121*(number)# Free
Call diverting Dial **61*(number diverting to)# to divert unanswered calls (e.g., **61*083 123 4567#). **61*(number diverting to)# R9.99 per month
Call diverting cancellation Cancels all call diverting. ##61# R9.99 per month
Data bundle cancellation Cancel your data purchase. *136*5# Free
Data bundle purchase Buy the data bundle you’re looking for through our USSD interface. *136*2# Free
Detailed balance enquiries Check your daily and monthly balances for remaining minutes, SMSs and data. *136*1# Free
IMEI number Check your device’s IMEI number and store it in a safe place for insurance purposes. *#06# Free
International calling rates Know what you’ll be paying before you phone abroad. *135*2# Free
International Voicemail Retrieval Access your messages while abroad. *135# Free
Master menu This code gives you access to all MTN services. *136*0# Free
Manage Manage your bundles and subscriptions on your cellphone. *136*5# Free
MTN Directory Enquiries Request listed numbers or ask for Call Connect to be forwarded to your requested number. *200# R2 per successful request
MTN Eazi Recharge Buy bundles using your Absa, Nedbank or Standard Bank credit, cheque or debit card. *136*10# Free
MTN Me2U Buy or transfer airtime, SMSs or data. *136*3# Free
MTN Me4U Dial *141*(voucher number)*(cellphone number to be recharged)# and follow the prompts. *136* Free
MTN PayAsYouGo Data Roaming Activate the service before you leave South Africa. Dial *141# to check your balance and *111*1# for rates. *135# Free
MTN Pay4Me Call someone when you’re out of airtime (e.g., *121*083 123 4567#). They’ll be charged at 99c per minute. *127*(number)# Free
MTN Service Set up your phone. *123# Free
Price plan migration Compare and change price plans. *136*4*# Free
Purchase Access all voice, SMS, data and promotional bundles. *136*2# Free
Recharge via Absa Buy your airtime or data bundles through your bank. *120*2272# Free
Recharge via Capitec Buy your airtime or data bundles through your bank. *120*3279# Free
Recharge via FNB Buy your airtime or data bundles through your bank. *120*321# Free
Recharge via Nedbank Buy your airtime or data bundles through your bank. *120*001# Free
Recharge via Standard Bank Buy your airtime or data bundles through your bank. *120*2345# Free
SMS bundle purchase Select the ‘SMS’ option to buy SMS bundles *136*2# Free
SMS bundle cancellation Select the ‘Manage Bundles’ option to cancel SMS bundles. *136*5# Free
SMS Roaming Activate the service before you leave South Africa. *135*14# Free
Tariff analyser Compare rates. *136*4*0# Free
Unblock cellphone (MTN Contract) Unblock your MTN Contract cellphone (dial **05*PUK number*New PIN code* then repeat new PIN code#). **05* Free
MTN 1-4-1 Loyalty Register for the MTN 1-4-1 Loyalty programme and claim, spend and check points. *136*9# Free

Reference—- https://www.mtn.co.za/Pages/USSDcodes.aspx

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