Airtel USSD Codes 2020 to Check the Main Balance, 4G Data Balance, Talktime, Validity and More

Airtel USSD Codes List
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Bharti Airtel is the third-largest telecom operator in India after Vodafone Idea and Reliance JioIf you happen to own an Airtel number and want to know your main balance, data balance, SMS balance, activate and deactivate services and more, then you need to dial specific USSD codes from your mobile. The Sunil Mittal-led telco offers separate USSD codes for data, recharge, recharge offers, internet balance, and more. In this article, we have provided the complete updated list of the relevant USSD codes and their details.

USSD Codes: Complete Details

The USSD codes are an important resource to check any network-related service. The codes act as a platform between the computer software and the mobile and give the relevant details related to the Airtel SIM. The users can avail multiple details related to an Airtel SIM, such as the main balance, net balance, data balance, and many more. Alternatively, the users can also get complete details by downloading the My Airtel Application. 

The USSD, in short, refers to unstructured supplementary service data (USSD). The USSD is a protocol used by the users to communicate with the service providers’ computer quickly. A typical USSD code starts with * and ends with # and has a combination of digits in between them. They are up to 182 alphanumeric characters long and create a real-time open connection to allow a two-way exchange of sequence or data. Also known as quick codes, they act as a platform between mobile phones and the computer software of the service provider for sending and receiving SMS. Below find the complete list of updated Airtel USSD codes and their functions. 

The updated list of Airtel USSD Codes and their Functions

121            Airtel Customer Care Number 

198            Airtel Complaint Number

*123#         Airtel Balance Check

*123*10# or

 *123*#        Check for Free 2G Data Balance

*123*11#    Check for 3G Data Balance 

*121*8#      Check for Airtel 4G Balance 

*123*197#  Airtel Night Data Balance 


 or *555#    Check for Local SMS Balance 

1909           DND Activation/Deactivation


 or 52141    Airtel Loan Number 

*121#         My Airtel, My Offer 

*121*4#      Airtel Value Added Services 

*121*7#     Check Last 5 Transactions and also Value Added Services.

*123*1#     Check for Airtel to Airtel Mins Balance

 *123*6#    Local Airtel to Airtel Night Minutes Balance 

*123*7#     Check for Free Local, STD SMS Balance 

*123*8#     Check for Free STD Minutes Balance

*141#         Airtel Talk time Gift Service [Share or Ask Talk time ]

 SMS 3G to 121 Airtel 3G activation 

*222#        Special 5 Offers 

*321#        Airtel Live Services 

*325#        Free Facebook Access [Re. 1 per day ] 

*515#        Twitter Service 

*566#         Airtel Special Offers and Rewards

 *567#       GPRS(Activation/Deactivation)

 *678#       Hello Tunes Menu

 *888#       Missed Call Alert 

*777#        Local National SMS Packs

 *282#       Know Your own Airtel number 

*141*10#  Airtel loan code 

SMS PORT to 1909 –   Mobile number portability 

SMS START to 121-    Start any service 

SMS STOP to 121-      Stop any service 

SMS Data USE to 121-Check 2G/3G balance 

SMS UNB to 121           Check unbilled amount

SMS OT to 121-            Outstanding amount 

SMS BP to 12-              Current bill plan 

SMS BILL to 121           Bill summary 

SMS PAY to 121            Last 3 bill payment details

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By Using Airtel Mobile App:

Another alternative to get the details related to the Airtel SIM is by using My Airtel Application. It is available for download from both Google Play and App Store. After downloading the app, the users can sign-in the app using their registered mobile number. When the user hovers to the My Account section, they can get the complete details like Talktime, net balance, SMS, and other benefits.

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How to Check Airtel data balance?

To check the Airtel data balance, you need to dial *121# from your registered mobile number. You then need to press 5 on the menu, followed by 1. Your data balance would then be displayed on the screen.

How to Know Best Airtel Offers?

To know the best Airtel offers, dial *121*1# from your registered mobile number. 

How Can I check the Validity for my Airtel Number?

To know the Validity for your Airtel number, dial USSD code *123# from your registered mobile number.

How Can I Check the Recharge Status?

To know your recharge status, dial the USSD code *121*7#6 from your mobile.

How to Check Airtel Offer Balance?

If you happen to recharge your Airtel number with the latest recharge offer, then you can check the offer balance by dialing *121*2#. 

How Can I Check Airtel SMS balance and Validity?

Dial *121*7# from your prepaid mobile number, and then it displays the SMS balance and Validity of your Airtel number on the screen.