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Every Important MTN USSD Codes in South Africa

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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In today’s fast-paced world, convenience is key. This is especially true when it comes to managing our mobile services. 

For MTN users in South Africa, the company has made this convenience a top priority by introducing a wide range of USSD codes that allow for quick and easy access to various services. 

Whether it’s checking your balance, purchasing bundles, or even finding your IMEI number, MTN’s USSD codes have got you covered.

MTN USSD Codes: A Comprehensive Guide

MTN has provided its users with a comprehensive list of USSD codes that cater to various needs. 

These codes are designed to simplify the user experience and make it easier to navigate through the company’s services. 

From balance inquiries to purchasing bundles, MTN’s USSD codes cover a wide range of functions.

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Full List of Important MTN USSD Codes in South Africa 2024

ServicesUSSD CodeCost
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*121*(number)#Free
Call diverting**61*(number diverting to)#R9.99 per month
Call diverting cancellation##61#R9.99 per month
Data bundle cancellation*136*5#Free
Data bundle purchase*136*2#Free
Detailed balance enquiries*136*1#Free
Check your IMEI number*#06#Free
International calling rates*135*2#Free
International Voicemail Retrieval*135#Free
Master menu. This code gives you access to all MTN services.*136*0#Free
Manage your bundles and subscriptions on your cellphone.*136*5#Free
MTN Directory Enquiries*200#R2 per successful request
MTN Eazi Recharge*136*10#Free
MTN Me2U*136*3#Free
MTN Me4U*136*Free
MTN PayAsYouGo Data Roaming*135#Free
MTN Pay4Me*127*(number)#Free
MTN Service Set up your phone*123#Free
Price plan migration*136*4*#Free
Purchase access to all voice, SMS, data, and promotional bundles.*136*2#Free
Recharge via Absa*120*2272#Free
Recharge via Capitec Buy your airtime or data bundles through your bank.*120*3279#Free
Recharge via FNB*120*321#Free
Recharge via Nedbank*120*001#Free
Recharge via Standard Bank*120*2345#Free
SMS bundle purchase*136*2#Free
SMS bundle cancellation*136*5#Free
SMS Roaming*135*14#Free
Tariff analyser Compare rates*136*4*0#Free
Unblock your cellphone (MTN Contract)**05*Free
MTN 1-4-1 Loyalty Register*136*9#Free
Important MTN USSD Codes in South Africa

The Importance of USSD Codes

The introduction of these USSD codes by MTN is a testament to the company’s commitment to providing a user-friendly experience for its customers. 

By offering quick and easy access to essential services, MTN has made it more convenient for users to manage their mobile accounts.

Final Thoughts

MTN’s USSD codes have become an integral part of the mobile experience for users in South Africa. With a wide range of functions, these codes have made it easier for customers to access and manage their mobile services. 

Whether it’s checking balances, purchasing bundles, or transferring airtime, MTN’s USSD codes have proven to be a valuable and convenient tool for users.

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Oluchukwu Ikemefuna
Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

Oluchukwu Blessing Ikemefuna, a talented content writer from Anambra, Nigeria, found her writing passion in secondary school. Holding a degree in Biological Sciences from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, she specializes in blog writing across technology, finance, healthcare, education, and lifestyle sectors. With strong research and SEO skills, Oluchukwu creates engaging content globally. Her work aims to inspire and engage authentically while driving action. Outside work, she enjoys travel, reading, and movies as she grows as a skilled writer.

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