How To Check 9mobile Data[Different Methods]

How To Check 9mobile Data[Different Methods]

9mobile, formerly Etisalat, is one of Nigeria’s best data service providers. They offer cheap and affordable data bundles. 

Are you a 9mobile user? Do you want to know how to check your data balance? If so, then this blog post is for you. This post will walk you through the steps to check your 9mobile data balance. We will also provide helpful tips on buying data bundles on 9mobile.

How To Check 9mobile Data

There are several ways data balance can be checked on 9mobile. You can either use the USSD method or simply send an SMS to a 9mobile programmed number which will automatically reply to you with your data balance.

I’ll give a step-by-step analysis of how to use any of the methods.

1. Using USSD

Using USSD to check data balance works on all devices. The USSD works on any Android, iPhone, or Windows device. Simply dial *228# to view your data balance. This same code can also be used to check your data plan’s status and expiry date.

Here’s how to use the USSD to check your data balance on 9mobile

  • Open the dialer app on your phone. 
  • Dial *228# and click send
  • You’ll receive a message containing your data balance, expiry date, and status.

2. Sending SMS

If the USSD method isn’t working for you, you can check your data balance by sending an SMS. You only need to text “INFO” to 228. After you send the message, you will receive a message with your data balance and expiration date.

Here’s how to use SMS to check your data balance on 9mobile

  • Open the messaging app on your phone
  • Type and send “INFO” to 228
  • You will receive a message from 9mobile, which will contain information on your data plan and your data balance.

3. Checking Online

This method is not very popular and isn’t known by many. It’s also very straightforward. All you need to do is go to the 9mobile official website and check your data balance.

However, it would help if you had a data subscription and a smartphone before you could use this method.

  • Put on your mobile data and launch the browser app on your smartphone
  • Go to 
  • Use the website’s navigation to check your data balance

How To Check 9mobile Account Balance

There are several methods for checking your 9mobile account balance. You can check it with your USSD or the 9mobile mobile app ig9ite app.

1. Using USSD

The USSD code for checking your 9mobile account balance is *232#. This is one of the simplest ways to check your account balance. You must call *232#, click send, and wait for the network to display your 9mobile account balance.

  • Open the dialer app on your phone
  • Dial *232# and click send
  • It will take like 2 secs to load, and it will bring up your account balance.

2. Using Mobile App

Another option to check your account balance is to use the 9mobile app. However, unlike the USSD method, you must have an internet connection and a data subscription. The app is known as the ig9ite app.

Here’s how to check your account balance with the 9mobile app:

  • Download the ig9ite mobile app through the google play store or the app store.
  • Install and launch the app.
  • Sign up for the app with your 9mobile phone number.
  • After signing up, they’ll send an OTP to verify the number.
  • After signing in, you’ll see your 9mobile account balance on the dashboard. 

How To Buy 9mobile Data Plans

9mobile has various data plans ranging from daily, weekly to monthly. I’ll list all data bundles available on 9mobile and their activation codes.

– Codes To Buy 9mobile Monthly Data

Data BundlePrice Activation codesDuration 
500MB₦500*229*2*12#30 days plan
1.5GB₦1000*229*2*7#30 days plan
2GB₦1,200*229*2*25#30 days plan
3GB₦1,500*229*2*3#30 days plan
4.5GB₦2,000*229*2*8#30 days plan
11GB₦4,000*229*2*36#30 days plan
15GB₦5,000*229*2*37#30 days plan
40GB₦10,000*229*4*1#30 days plan
75GB₦15,000*229*2*4#30 days plan

– Codes For Weekly Data Plan

Data BundlePrice Activation codesDuration 
250MB₦200*229*2*10#7 days plan
1GB₦500*229*2*1#7 days plan
7GB₦1,500*229*2*2#7 days plan

– Codes For Daily Data Plan 

Data BundlePrice Activation codesValidity Duration 
25MB₦50*229*3*8#24 hours1-day plan
100MB₦100*229*3*1#24 hours1-day plan
650MB₦200*229*3*2#24 hours 1-day plan
1GB₦300*229*3*3#24 hours1-day plan
2GB ₦500*229*3*4#3 days plan

– Codes For Night And Weekend Plans

Data bundle Price Activation codeValidity Duration 
1GB₦200*229*3*11#12 AM to 5 AM1-night plan
2GB₦1000*229*3*12#12 AM to 5 AM30 nights plan
5GB₦2000*229*3*13#12 AM to 5 AM 30 nights plan


9mobile has one of the biggest data networks in Nigeria. 9mobile data bundles and plans have been very popular since they launched in Nigeria. You can use different methods to check your 9mobile data balance. You can check it by dialing USSD code *228# or sending an “INFO” to 228. We’ve also listed activation codes for various data bundles on 9mobile. 

We hope this article answers and solves your question on how to check the 9mobile data balance.

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