Airtel Internet Data 4G, 5G Balance Check |USSD Codes

Airtel Balance Check And Net Balance Check

Airtel has been one of the leading telecom companies in India. With time it has launched multiple platforms so that all the facilities are easily accessible by its users. You can easily recharge your Prepaid/Postpaid SIM, stream OTT content, check your Airtel number, or balance validity and data usage. As of now, there are multiple pathways to check Airtel Internet Data Balance & other balance details. In the upcoming sections of this article, we have compiled all the instructions, and important USSD codes using which you can instantly do Airtel Internet Data Balance Check on your Airtel number.

Airtel Internet Data 4G, 5G Balance Check |USSD Codes

Airtel Balance Check {Internet, Main Balance & SMS}

Airtel Thanks App and Airtel Official Website are the two most used platforms for Airtel Internet Data Balance Check. All the main balance details, validity, data usage and billing cycle (For Postpaid SIM) are visible on the screen when you log into the app or website after completing the OTP verification. Here’s how you can do check data balance for your Airtel number using the Mobile App and website.

Use Airtel Thanks App ( Android and iOS)

  • Step 1: Open this application and tap on the Profile icon
  • Step 2: Click on “My Services” and you’ll be directed to the Services page. All the details regarding main balance, SMS, mobile data validity, and usage will be available in front of you
  1. For Postpaid Users: You can switch your existing plan by tapping on the ‘Upgrade Plan’ option. Otherwise, add multiple family members by clicking on the ‘Add Member’ or invite them. Also, if you already manage various numbers under one single plan then balance & data usage details for all numbers will be visible under the potential owner name in the same plan
  2. For Prepaid Users: Tap on the ‘Recharge’ option to recharge your number through Shortcut

Online Through Airtel Official Self Care Portal

  • Step 1: Quickly open the Airtel Self-Care website on a web browser. Make sure you’re connected to a stable internet connection and are in a good network zone while using this platform to check your Airtel Internet Data Balance
  • Step 2: Fill in your 10-digit registered Airtel number and tap on Send OTP
  • Step 3: Enter the 4-digit OTP immediately as it’s valid for 30 seconds only. In case, the OTP expires request a new one

As soon as the OTP is entered a new page with Airtel Main Balance, Airtel Internet Balance, and Airtel SMS Balance details will be visible on the self-care service dashboard. If you’re a Postpaid user, you’ll see used and remaining mobile data under the Service Overview option. Other prominent details like the next billing date, current postpaid plan, data add-ons (if any), connected family members will also be visible to you. Subsequently, you can also Buy Data, Manage, Upgrade, or Pause Plans & Services, and Update DND preferences by downloading the Airtel Thanks app through the website.

Also Read: Jio Main Balance Check Validity Tariff Plan

Use USSD Code To Check Airtel Internet Balance

USSD codes deliver extremely quick results and can be used without an internet connection as well. There is a complete list of USSD codes below which you can use to get details regarding multiple services activated on your number.

Main Purpose USSD Code 
Airtel Balance and Validity *123#
Airtel Offers & 3G/4G Net Balance *121# 
Airtel SMS Balance Details *121*7#
Airtel Number Check*282#
Airtel Talktime Loan*141#
Airtel Mobile Data Loan*141*567#
Airtel Miss Call Alert *888#
Airtel Unlimited Packs121*1#
Airtel Voice Or Roaming Packs*222#
Airtel 2G Data Balance Check *121*9#
Airtel Hello Tunes Activation *678#
Airtel Facebook Service *325#
Airtel Voice & SMS Pack  *121*8#
Airtel Twitter Service*515#
Airtel Gift Service *141#

Send Text Message

By sending an SMS to Airtel on specific numbers alongside following the right code and format you can fetch vital balance & data details regarding your Airtel number anytime. Here’s a list of major codes and numbers.

  • To check the running plan on your Postpaid number: Send BP to 121
  • To know if there’s any pending due amount on your Postpaid SIM: Send OT to 121
  • Get complete details regarding your Postpaid number bill payment: Send PMT to 121
  • Check the used balance and data on the Postpaid number: Send UNB to 121

Also Read: Vodafone Internet Data(3G,4G) Balance Check |USSD Codes

Benefits Of Regular Airtel Balance Check

Maintaining a track record of recharge, mobile, and broadband bills is necessary so that you never run out of balance unexpectedly and do your recharge on time. We have listed some other key points in relevance to the same.

  • Avoid Excessive Data Usage: If you’re someone who frequently binge-watches movies and web services on OTT platforms then keeping a constant check on data usage will prohibit you from watching them if you’ve limited data left
  • Never Face Message Failure: By keeping a thorough check on your SMS balance or main balance you’ll never face interruption in sending and receiving text messages on your Airtel number.
  • Maintain Your Recharge Budget: If you want to save yourself from adding multiple top-ups that increase your Postpaid bill, then start monitoring the main balance and data balance on your number.
  • Avoid Unnecessary Roaming Charges: You can save yourself from unwanted roaming charges while travelling if you don’t use data or make calls until and unless it’s very urgent
  • Get Discounts & Cashbacks: Paytm, PhonePe, etc offer cashback when you apply promo codes while recharging your number or making a bill payment. So, check your balance ahead of your next Airtel recharge or billing date and avail such amazing offers.


Checking your mobile balance is as important as recharging it. You can access calls, data, SMS, or other VAS services only if you have sufficient balance on your number. Henceforth, keep a constant check on your mobile, internet, and SMS balance to avoid uncertain network hindrances that occur when there’s a low or zero balance on your Airtel number.

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2 Comments on “Airtel Internet Data 4G, 5G Balance Check |USSD Codes”

    1. Hi Vivek,
      Dial *123# for main balance check

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