Airtel Balance Check Codes/Number: How to Check Airtel Data, SMS Balance, Plan, Validity Online & Via USSD Code

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Check Airtel Data, Balance & SMS: step by step guide to different ways


  • Check prepaid Airtel Data, balance, and SMS via Airtel Thanks app
  • Check prepaid Airtel Data, balance, and SMS via USSD code
  • Check prepaid Airtel Data, balance, and SMS via Website
  • Check prepaid Airtel Data, balance, and SMS via Airtel customer care number

Checking the balance to your prepaid number is the next important thing after buying a smartphone. And there are several ways to check the data balance, main balance, and SMS to the prepaid Airtel number.


Checking the balance and numerous kinds of balance, including Airtel data balance, Airtel main balance, and Airtel SMS validity period is an important and not so difficult task for the users.

With new different ways surfaced for the users to get utmost information of the Airtel plan they are using, the balance can be checked within a few minutes.

Airtel Thanks app

Here, read the step to step encounter of how to check Airtel main balance, Data balance, and SMS balance via Airtel Thanks app, USSD code, Website, and Airtel customer care number

The moment of scare can be many, where the users do not have enough main balance or data and SMS balance to get done with the essential task at that moment. Better not fall for these shortcomings and always be informed about the balance available in the Airtel prepaid number.

Different Ways to check data balance in Airtel

Check data balance in Airtel via Thanks app

Airtel Thanks app

Keep the Airtel Thanks app in your smartphone. As this app can provide the easiest way to recharge and check the concerned balance information in no time.

With barely talking any long chunk of the day, the Airtel Thanks app helps to manage all the information in one place or platform. The users can also link their UPI ids to the app to make the payments easily to get the uninterrupted services.

To get the app activated, follow the mentioned steps:

  1. Download the Airtel Thanks app via Play Store or Apple store according to the device owned.
  2. After downloading the app. Register yourself to get further information at one platform by adding your prepaid Airtel number.
  3. This will get you the OTP on the registered number. Enter the OTP that will keep you logged in with the number into the app.
  4. Once the app is activated, users can now check the data balance on the app. The active data plan can be seen on the homepage of the app.
  5. Also, if the user owns only one service, keep put on the ‘manage’ page, where the user can see the data balance and the recharge dashboard.
  6. Airtel service, stay on the ‘Manage’ page to check the data balance. Here, you will see a recharge dashboard.

The recharge dashboard contains all the major information regarding the registered number, including SMS validity, daily data left, unlimited call.

If the user owns Airtel services for multiple purposes, such as DTH, prepaid, Broadband, etc. the information for these services can be seen collectively. For that tap on the small tab appearing on the left of the ‘Manage’ page. This will redirect the user to a new page where the user can check the data balance for the same under prepaid connection services category.

Check data balance in Airtel via USSD code

Airtel Thanks app

There are several specified USSD codes that help the user to know the data balance and more. Here are few of the majorly used USSD codes

Start with going to the phone app on your device

To check Airtel data balance, dial *123*10#

To check SMS Balance dial *121*7#

Use  *121*2#  USSD code to check Airtel plan validity

Dial *123# on the phone app to check Airtel talktime balance.

And to check the postpaid Airtel data dial *121#

These few USSD codes can help you to get the desired information.

Check Data Balance in Airtel Via Website

Airtel Thanks app

Users can also check the data balance in Airtel SIM from the company’s website. Go to the official site of Airtel and login to the account, where the users can gather the information on the connections owned.

Check Data Balance in Airtel via Airtel customer care services

Users can also opt for calling on Airtel’s toll free customer care number. This is again the easy way to check the data balance.

For that, dial 121 customer care number, to register your complaint regarding the Airtel connection dial 198, and to avail DND services dial 1909. Moreover, users can also recharge the plan for that dial 123.

How to Check Airtel Main Balance, SMS, Plan and Validity

Airtel Main Balance

Airtel offers different ways through which you can easily check multiple things like main balance, SMS balance, your Airtel recharge plan and validity. Users can use the application or use USSD codes to get the above-mentioned details.

Here’s what you need to do in order to check for Airtel’s main balance, SMS, plan, and validity

How to use Airtel self-care services to check Airtel Data Balance?

Airtel Thanks app

Unlike Jio and Vodafone, Airtel provides “self-care services,” which, while similar to the Airtel Thanks app, is a web-based application. All you need to do is login to your Airtel account and check your Airtel data balance.

If you can’t find the self-service website, simply Google “Airtel self-service” and it will come up as the top search result.

The website requests your mobile number and requires an OTP to log in, so keep your phone nearby. When you log in, the self-care dashboard appears in front of you, and you can use it to check the services you want.

How to Check Airtel Recharge Plan and Validity

Airtel recharge plans

Customers can also check Airtel recharge plans and validity using the application and USSD codes. To start with the app, one can go to the home screen of the app and click on the main balance. There you can see which Airtel recharge plan you are currently using along with its validity.

Coming to the USSD codes, one can dial *123# to check for the validity of your Airtel mobile number. Alternatively, you can use *121*2# to know the detail about your recharge plan and validity.

Check Airtel 4G Internet Balance On Dongle

Airtel 4G Internet Balance

Users can easily check the balance of their Airtel 4G dongle by following these simple steps:

* Connect your Airtel dongle to your laptop and turn it on.
* Enter the dongle’s IP address which is into your browser.
* When you press Enter, you will be taken to the login screen. ‘admin’ is the default password. Enter your information and click the login button.
* You will now see the Airtel 4G dongle’s user interface. Navigate to the Information section and select ‘Data Usage’. Your remaining balance, validity, and pack name will be displayed.

How to Check Airtel Main Balance?

Airtel Main Balance

You can check your Airtel balance by simply using the Airtel Thanks application. Just follow these steps:

* Simply use the Airtel Thanks application to check your Airtel balance. Follow these steps:
* Install the Airtel Thanks app from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.
* Log in to the app with your Airtel number and OTP. Now return to the home screen, where you will see the Airtel main balance.
* You can also use USD codes to find out about your main Airtel balance. Simply dial *123# from your dialer app and you will see a pop-up message displaying your Airtel main balance.

How to check Airtel SMS Balance?

Airtel SMS Balance

In order to check for your SMS balance, you can simply follow the above-mentioned steps.
Users can download and install the Airtel Thanks app and navigate to the home screen to view information about their SMS balance. Alternatively, you can obtain your Airtel SMS balance by dialing *121*7# & then Type 8 code to get your Airtel SMS balance.

Check Airtel 4G data speed

Airtel 4G data speed

You can easily check your Airtel number’s internet speed by downloading the internet speed test app to your smartphone. To test the download and upload speed of the Airtel network, various apps such as Ookla Speedtest and others can be used.

Airtel Balance Check without Thanks app

Now, if you don’t have the app on your smartphone, don’t worry! You can still check the Airtel balance on your mobile through the ways mentioned below:

Through Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) Code. Also known as quick codes or features codes, Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) is a Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) protocol. It is used to receive information from the cellular device, SIM card, or mobile network. In simple terms, USSD code is an extra-UI protocol, which allows people to access hidden features.

Purpose Code
Main balance check *123#
Number check *282#
Offers *121#
Talk time loan *141# or dial 52141
Data loan code *141# or call 52141
Miss call alert service *888#
Unlimited packs *121*1#
Voice or roaming
Postpaid current bill
plan check
SMS “BP” To 121
Postpaid due/pending
amount check
SMS “OT” To 121
Postpaid bill payment
SMS “PMT” To 121
Postpaid current plan
usage check
SMS “UNB” To 121
Data balance check
for 2G users
Airtel gift service Dial *141#
Airtel hello tunes Dial *678#
Airtel Facebook service Dial *325#
Airtel Twitter service Dial *515#
Airtel free Wynk detail Dial *121*8# Then Type 6
Airtel voice packs detail Dial *121*8# Then Type 7
Airtel SMS packs detail Dial *121*8# Then Type 8

There are a number of USSD codes to check Airtel balance for different purposes.
They are as follows:

The above USSD codes will instantly provide you with information about your Airtel net balance, plan validity, and so forth.

Through SMS

Users can also check the Airtel balance, start or stop a new service, manage other services, and so on, by sending text messages to the following numbers:

1. Send ‘START’ to 121 to purchase a new service
2. Send ‘STOP’ to 121 to opt out of a service
3. Send ‘START 0’ to 1909 to activate the ‘Do not Disturb’ mode
4. SMS ‘PORT’ to 1909 to port your postpaid number
5. Send ‘Short Code’ to manage all your Airtel services

Through Missed Calls

Number Purpose
Dial 12131 To check Airtel offers available on your usage
Dial 123 To get the Airtel recharge code
Dial 1909 To activate DND mode on Airtel

For checking your Airtel balance and other details associated with your postpaid number, give missed calls on the numbers mentioned below:

In addition to these two methods, there is also another method to check the Airtel balance. This includes checking the balance through the Airtel website. So, let’s find out how to do so in detail below:

How to Check Airtel Balance through the Website ?

You can use the website to your advantage if you don’t want to download the Airtel Thanks app, send text messages, or USSD codes.

In order to check the balance on the website, follow the instructions below:

Step 1: Visit the Airtel website by clicking
Step 2: Login to the website by entering your mobile number. Once done, you will receive an OTP on your phone
Step 3: Submit the OTP to access the website
Step 4: Once you’ve entered the OTP, go to the dashboard that displays your Airtel number
Step 5: Check the main balance, SMS balance, Airtel internet balance, and other details.

Now that you know the different methods to check your Airtel balance, let’s proceed further to find out some of the best postpaid plans below:

Rs. 399 Plan

It is one of our basic postpaid plans that provides benefits, such as 40GB data rollover, 100 SMS per day, unlimited local/STD and roaming calls, free Amazon Prime Subscription and access to the Airtel Xstream app.

Rs. 499 Plan

This plan includes OTT benefits like free subscriptions to Amazon Prime Video and Disney + Hotstar well as free access to the Airtel Xstream app. In addition to this, it also includes standard benefits, such as 75 GB data rollover, 100 SMS per day, and unlimited local/STD and roaming calls.


The aforementioned ways are some of the easiest ways to check Airtel balance. The users can opt for any of the ways to gather the information.

List of All Airtel USSD Codes USSD Codes Features
1 Main balance check *123#
2 Number check *282#
3 Offers *121#
4 Talk time loan *141# or dial 52141
5 Data loan code *141# or call 52141
6 Miss call alert service *888#
7 Unlimited packs *121*1#
8 Voice or roaming packs *222#
9 Data balance check for 2G users *121*9#
10 Airtel gift service Dial *141#
11 Airtel hello tunes Dial *678#
12 Airtel Facebook service Dial *325#
13 Airtel Twitter service Dial *515#
14 Airtel free Wynk detail Dial *121*8# Then Type 6
15 Airtel voice packs detail Dial *121*8# Then Type 7
16 Airtel SMS packs detail Dial *121*8# Then Type 8

Faq’s on Airtel Balance Check: How to Check Airtel Data, SMS Balance, Plan, Validity Online & Via USSD Code?

1) I Forgot My Airtel Number. How To Check?

Ans) To know your airtel number, dial *282# from your phone. Ensure you have the sim in your mobile phone to make use of these services.

2) Which USSD Code Should I Use To Know My Data Balance?

Ans) Simply dial *121*2# from your phone carrier to know your 2G, 3G, or 4G data balance.

3) Can I Use USSD Codes Without Internet?

Ans) USSD codes do not require any internet connection to function. Customers from very remote areas with weak network coverage can easily make use of USSD codes for anything.

4) How To Get Data Loan From Airtel?

Ans) Dial *141*567# and choose data services relevant to you, i.e, 2G, 3G, or 4G. You can also dial 52141 to instantly get the data loan.

5) Can I Get Emergency Talktime Loan From Airtel?

Ans) Unfortunately, airtel has discontinued the emergency talk time loan. Instead, you can quickly recharge your number from the Airtel Thanks app.

6) How Do I Check Airtel 4G Data Speed?

Ans) You can easily check the internet speed of your Airtel number by downloading the internet speed test app on your smartphone. One can use different apps like Ookla Speedtest, and more to test the download and upload speed of the Airtel network.

7) How to do Airtel net recharge from my main balance?

Ans) You can easily recharge your internet recharge using Airtel main balance. Here’s how you can do it:

* Dial USSD code *121# from your registered Airtel prepaid mobile number.
* Browse the Airtel prepaid plans
* Select the plan you want to recharge
* Now, simply activate it using your main balance.

8) How to check Airtel’s main balance?

Ans) You can easily check your Airtel mobile number’s main balance by dialling 121#5 from your smartphone.

9) How to check the data balance on Airtel postpaid?

Ans) In order to check the data balance, you can visit MyAirtel application. Else, you can also SMS “UNB” To 121 to get the current plan usage.

10) What USSD codes can be used to check the Airtel Balance?

Ans) There are different USSD codes assigned to check different balance categories:

To check Airtel data balance, dial *123*10#

To check SMS Balance dial *121*7#

Use  *121*2#  USSD code to check Airtel plan validity

Dial *123# on the phone app to check Airtel talktime balance.

And to check the postpaid Airtel data dial *121#

11) Is the Airtel Thanks app compatible with iOS and Android devices?

Ans) Yes, users either with iOS or Android can install the Airtel Thanks app.

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