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How to check Telkom data balance 2024

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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Telkom is a major network in South Africa that has been attracting a lot of customers in recent years. It’s no surprise that many people are interested in switching to Telkom from their current networks. Now you might be wondering how to check your Telkom data balance.

Telkom Data Balance

If you’ve made the move to do a data subscription on Telkom, you might be wondering how to check your Telkom data balance. It’s important to keep an eye on your data usage, whether you’re browsing the web, streaming videos, or using social media, to avoid any unexpected charges or running out of data. In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps to check your Telkom data balance. Let’s dive into it. 

How To Check Data balance 

  • Using USSD code

If you’re looking for a quick way to check your Telkom data balance, you can simply dial *188# on your mobile phone. After pressing the call button, you’ll receive a message showing your remaining data balance. This method is perfect when you’re on the move and need instant information about your data usage.

  • Telkom Self-Service

Another convenient option is to visit Telkom’s self-service portal on their official website. Just log in to your Telkom account or create one if you haven’t already. Then, navigate to the “My Account” or “My Telkom” section, where you can view not only your data balance but also other important account details.

  • Mobile App

If you prefer using mobile apps, Telkom has got you covered. They offer a user-friendly mobile app for both Android and iOS devices. Simply download and install the app from your device’s app store, log in, and go to the “My Account” or “Usage” section. Your data balance will be displayed there.

  • Social Media Platforms 

And if you’re a fan of WhatsApp, you can even inquire about your data balance by sending a message to Telkom’s official WhatsApp number, 0811601700. They’ll provide you with a series of prompts that you can follow to check your remaining data balance.

Remember, keeping track of your data balance is crucial for effective internet usage management and avoiding unexpected costs. So, no matter where you are or what device you have, you can always stay in control of your data usage. 

Telkom Airtime Balance

To check your airtime balance, you can dial *131# on your mobile phone. Press the call button, and you will receive a message displaying your remaining airtime balance. It’s a quick and easy way to keep track of your airtime usage.


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Abdullahi Kafayat
Abdullahi Kafayat

Abdullahi Kafayat is an enthusiastic writer interested in the tech world. She's a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University and has a BSc in Chemistry. You can reach her at Kafayatabdullahi17@gmail.com.

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