Glo Airtime and Data Balance ▷ New Ways to Check Yours

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

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

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

Aside from discussing how to check Glo airtime and data balance, this article explains Glo airtime transfer, the network internet settings and lots more.

Getting started, let’s discuss how to check your Glo airtime balance.

Glo Airtime Balance Checker

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

1. USSD Code

Dial #124*1# to check your Glo airtime balance.

Also, to check your Glo airtime balance:

  • Dial #124# on your device and wait till you get a message telling you to press 1.
  • Enter 1 on the prompt that appears and send.

Your available Glo airtime balance will immediately be sent to you.

The service is absolutely free to use.

2. Glo Cafe App

Glo Cafe App is the official app of the Glo network in Nigeria.

You can also check your Glo airtime balance using the mobile application on Android or iOS.

The Glo Cafe mobile app enables customers to manage their Globacom account, bill payments, mobile recharges, with 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 Glo Cafe 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.

However, if you used any of the aforementioned methods and you’re not satisfied, perhaps you’re looking for how to check your Glo bonus balance.

We’ve got you covered!

Glo Airtime Bonus Balance Checker

Dial #122# to check your bonus airtime balance on Glo.

However, the tariff plan that you’re currently subscribed to may not display the bonuses that you have.

You’ll need the codes for checking bonuses for each of the tariff plans.

Here are the codes for checking bonuses on different Glo tariffs:

Glo Bonus USSD Code
Yakata *220*1#
Bumpa #122*2#
Jumbo #122*23#
Campus Booster #122*10#
Welcome Back #122*34#
Unlocked Bonuses #122*35

Your balance will immediately pop up on your screen and an SMS with your airtime balance will be sent to you also, just after dialing the USSD code.

Glo Airtime Transfer

Glo EasyShare enables customers to share their call credit (airtime) with their family, friends, and loved ones on the Glo network.

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

To change your Glo airtime default transfer PIN, dial *132*00000*New PIN*New PIN#

If that is successful, you’ll be sent a confirmation message.

Afterwards, you can then transfer your credit to any other person on the Glo Mobile network.

Glo Airtime Transfer to Another Glo Line

Follow these steps to transfer Glo airtime to another Glo line.

  • Dial *131# on the Glo line you want to transfer from
  • Enter the number of the recipient
  • Enter the amount you wish to transfer
  • Input your Glo transfer PIN

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

Glo Data Balance Checker

These are the best ways to check your Glo data balance using your mobile phone.

1. USSD Code

Using USSD code to check your Glo data balance is by far one of the simplest ways.

  • Dial *777# on your device
  • Select 1 (Buy Data)
  • Select 4 (Manage Plan)
  • Select 4 (Get Data Balance)

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

Alternatively, dial *127*0# and your Glo data balance will be sent to you.

2. SMS

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

  • Open your ‘Message app’ on your smartphone.
  • Simply text INFO to 127 and your data balance and expiry date will be quickly sent to you.

3. Glo Cafe App

Open the mobile app, or download it on 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.

Glo Internet Settings

If you’re experiencing difficulties accessing the web on the Glo Network, perhaps there is a need to configure your APN settings. Let’s discuss how to go about it.

Note: You can send an SMS to Glo and your APN settings will be sent to you or they will be configured automatically for you, or you can do it manually by yourself.

This guide will solely focus on how to receive and set the configuration automatically.

Glo Automatic Configuration Settings

To get your Glo configuration settings automatically, follow these steps:

  • Open the ‘Message app’ on your device
  • Text ACTIVATE and send it to 444 using your Glo SIM


  • Text your phone name to 927 using your Glo SIM

After this, wait for a little 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 you still find it difficult to access the web, reach out to Glo via its customer care lines, which are 121 and 200.

If you have questions regarding how to check your Glo 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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