It is possible that for one reason or another you need to check your phone number. It could be that you just got a new line and are yet to commit the number to memory or you just need to verify your phone number again before giving it out. In this post, you will learn the various ways by which you can check your number on all the major mobile networks in Nigeria. Presented below are the codes to check phone number for Mtn, Airtel, and other networks in Nigeria.
How To Check Your Number On MTN Network
MTN prides itself as the leading telecoms service provider in Nigeria. If you want to check your phone number on the MTN network, there are two simple ways of going about it.
The first method is to dial the USSD code *123# on your phone. Once you send, a page will be displayed on your phone screen with several options to pick from. Simply select 1 and send. This option gives you access to your account information. You will be taken to another page with another set of options, Reply with 1 again to check your phone number. Your phone number will be displayed for you to see on your phone’s screen and a text message containing your phone number will also be sent to you.
The second method is to simply dial the USSD code *663# and send. Your phone number will immediately be displayed on your screen and you will also get a text message containing the same information from your service provider. This second method is much easier than the first and is highly recommended.
Another option to check your number on the MTN network is to use the myMtn app. The app is available for download on Google play store. Once you download the app, simply sign up with your MTN number. Once you have linked your number to the app, you can view your phone number by simply logging into the app. Your mobile number is always available on display at the top of the screen upon opening the app.
How To Check Your Number On Glo Network
For users of Nigeria’s indigenous telecoms network, here’s how you can check your number on the Glo network.
The first method is to simply dial *135*8# on your phone and send. Your phone number will be displayed for you to see once you send.
Alternatively, you can dial 1244 if you prefer that your mobile number is read out to you audibly.
If you wish, you can also visit the self-service portal of the Glo portal where your phone number will be displayed at the top right corner.
How To Check Your Number On Airtel Network
For those on the Airtel network, here is how to check your number on Airtel network.
Simply dial the USSD code *121# and send. A page containing several options will be presented to you after. Reply with 5 to gain access to your account information. Another page with a list of options to select from again will be presented to you. Reply with 1 to view your mobile number. Your phone number will be displayed on your screen once you complete the steps described above.
Alternatively, a shorter and easier method is to dial *121*2*4# and send. Your phone number will immediately be displayed on your screen.
How To Check Your Number On 9mobile Network
For subscribers on the 9mobile network formerly Etisalat, you can check your phone number by simply dialling *248#. Once you send, your mobile number will immediately be displayed on your phone’s screen.
How To Check Your Number On Ntel Network
Ntel prides itself as Nigeria’s most revolutionary 4G/LTE-Advanced network. The network delivers superfast call-connect times, crystal clear Voice-over-LTE as well as high-speed Internet access. The network was the first to introduce 4G LTE in Nigeria. To check your mobile number on the Ntel network, visit their website at www.ntel.com.ng. On the website, you will be presented with a list of options to select from such as Shop, Ntel stores, recharge/mini care, coverage, etc. Select the mini care option. Once on the mini care page, you will be presented with options such as recharge via credit or debit card, mobile number inquiry, product inquiry, balance inquiry, etc. Click on the “Mobile Number Enquiry” link and wait for a few seconds. Your mobile number will then be displayed on the screen for you to see.
In this article, the codes to check phone number for Mtn, airtel and other networks in Nigeria have been discussed to help you next time you need to urgently confirm your phone number.