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Essential USSD codes for Vodacom, MTN, Cell C,Telkom and Virgin Mobile | All About Phones

Essential USSD codes for Vodacom, MTN, Cell C,Telkom and Virgin Mobile

USSD Codes commonly knows as Unstructured Supplementary Service Data allows users to access various mobile services, it is usually starts with *numbers#.

Some of the services you can use with USSDs are:- checking your airtime, load more airtime or request a please call me from someone when you are out of airtime and many more.

Lets take a look at some of the USSD codes that you should master and remember, as well as their functions on the leading mobile networks in South Africa.

Access master menu:

    • Vodacom – *111#
    • MTN – *141*0#
    • Cell C – *147#
    • Virgin Mobile – *100#
    • Telkom Mobile – *180#

Check airtime balance:

  1. Vodacom – *100#
  2. MTN – *141#
  3. Cell C – *101#
  4. Virgin Mobile – *101#
  5. Telkom Mobile – *188#

Request your own number:

  • Vodacom – *111*501#
  • MTN – *123*888#
  • Cell C – *147*100#
  • Virgin Mobile – *103*2#

Request airtime from another user:

Vodacom – *140*02*mobile number#
MTN – *141*6328*mobile number#
Cell C – *102*3#
Virgin Mobile – *106#

Load airtime to your account:

Vodacom – *100*01*recharge PIN#
MTN – *141*recharge PIN#
Cell C – *102*recharge PIN#
Virgin Mobile – *102*recharge PIN#

Transfer airtime to another user:

Vodacom – *111*072# (Use *111*1002# to transfer data)
MTN – *141*6328*mobile number*amount of airtime#
Cell C – *102*2#
Virgin Mobile – *106#

Request a call from another user:

Vodacom – *140*mobile number#
MTN – *121*mobile number#
Cell C – *111*mobile number#
Virgin Mobile – *125*mobile number#