9mobile Airtime and Data Balance ▷ New Ways to Check Yours

To check and keep track of your 9mobile airtime balance and data subscriptions is quite essential.

However, if you’re unable to do so, do not worry, this article will take you through it.

Your airtime balance is hugely influenced by your tariff plan, which determines how and what you’ll be charged for each of the calls you make.

Aside from discussing how to check 9mobile airtime and data balance, this article will also explain 9mobile airtime transfer, network internet settings and lots more.

Patiently go through to know the simplest ways you can go about all the above.

Meanwhile, let’s discuss how to check your 9mobile airtime balance.

9mobile Airtime Balance Checker

These are the best ways to check your 9mobile airtime balance using your mobile phone.

1. USSD Code

To check your 9mobile airtime balance fast, dial *232#.

Once you dial this code, your available 9mobile airtime balance will be displayed on your phone and an SMS containing your credit balance will be sent to you immediately.

The service is absolutely free.

2. Ig9ite App

Ig9ite App is the official app of 9mobile network in Nigeria.

You can definitely check your 9mobile airtime balance by using the 9mobile app on Android or iOS.

The 9mobile ig9ite app enables all customers to manage their 9mobile account, pay bills, mobile recharges, and a variety of self-services — airtime balance checks inclusive as well.

If you have the mobile app already, just open it and you’ll see your airtime balance, as well as your data balance.

However, if you don’t have the app already, follow these steps:

  • Download and install the 9mobile ig9ite App from the Google play store or the App store.
  • Launch it on your device and provide the required information. Open it and you’ll see your airtime balance. It is as simple as that.

9mobile Airtime Transfer

9mobile customers can share their call credit (airtime) with their family, friends, and to their loved ones.

However, before you transfer your 9mobile airtime, change the default transfer PIN to whatever you want.

How to Change 9mobile Airtime Default Transfer PIN

9mobile default transfer PIN is 0000.

To ensure that your transactions are secured, ensure that you change your default PIN to a new one.

Follow these steps to change your 9mobile airtime default transfer PIN:

  • Dial *247*default PIN*new PIN#.
  • Or dial *247*old PIN*new Pin# — if you had a transfer PIN before.

If this is successful, a message will be sent to you informing you that your transfer PIN was successfully changed to whatever you used as your new PIN.

After this, you can then transfer your credit to any other person on the 9mobile network.

9mobile Airtime Transfer to Another 9mobile Line

9mobile airtime transfer service is available to existing and new subscribers on the prepaid and hybrid packages.

  • A minimum of ₦10 airtime can be transferred at a go.
  • A maximum of ₦20,000 airtime can be transferred at a go.
  • A maximum of ₦100,000 of airtime can be transferred daily.

To transfer your 9mobile airtime to another 9mobile number, dial *223* PIN*amount*9mobile number#

You will receive a notification via text message once the transfer is completed and a service fee of not more than ₦10 applies to each successful transfer.

9mobile Data Balance Checker

Here are the best ways to check your 9mobile data balance using your phone.

1. USSD Code

To check your 9mobile data balance via USSD code, dial *228#

An SMS containing your 9mobile data balance will immediately be sent to you, and that is all.

2. SMS

This method may not be that popular, but it is actually one way you can use to check your 9mobile data balance.

  • Open your ‘Message app’ on your smartphone.
  • Simply text INFO to 228 and your data balance and expiry date will be quickly sent to you.

3. 9mobile ig9ite App

Open the mobile app, or download it from the play store or app store if you do not have one.

Your data balance and your other account details are displayed prominently when the app opens.

9mobile Internet Settings

If you’re experiencing difficulties accessing the web on the 9mobile network, perhaps there is a need to configure your APN settings.

Let’s discuss how to go about it.

You can send an SMS to 9mobile and your APN settings will be sent to you and/ or configured automatically for you, or you can do it manually by yourself.

9mobile Automatic Configuration Settings

You can request for 9mobile’s internet browsing settings (also referred to as APN settings).

All you have to do is:

  • Open the ‘Message app’ on your device.
  • Text ‘Settings’ to 790 using the 9mobile SIM.

It is absolutely free.

After this, wait for a little while to receive the configuration feedback as soon as possible.

Once you receive it, save it and you are good at accessing the web once again!

However, if your phone does not support automatic configuration, you may have to do it manually.

9mobile Manual Configuration Settings

Locate the settings app on your device, search for internet settings and then Access Point Name (APN), then edit by using this information:

  • Account Name: 9mobile internet
  • Username: (leave it blank)
  • Password: (leave it blank)
  • Access Point Name: 9mobile
  • Home Page:
  • IP Address:

However, if you still find it difficult to access the web, reach out to the 9mobile customer service by calling 200.


If you have questions regarding how to check your 9mobile airtime and data balance, internet settings, or you’re experiencing any difficulty, you should definitely let us know via the comment section.

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