Telecommunications Tips In Ghana


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How to use MTN data bonus

You may be wondering why you have accumulated so many data bonus yet MTN says you don’t have data to browse.

MTN data bonuses come from your data usage. However this data bonus may be limited to social media platforms or particular browsers. You can use the data bonus to stay online longer on these limited browsers or social media platforms.

Now you may want to know your data bonus balance. Below is how to do so;

  1. Dial 55965# to check your MTN bonus data balance. However, you need to be aware that bonuses on MTN data packages are valid from 1 am to 7 am.

There are more options on *556#for checking other details like a total bonus, earliest bonus to expire, and expiry date (e.g., *559*43#).


Q: How do I convert data bonus to data on MTN? A: The data bonus is already browsing data. Therefore, you can do whatever you want online once you get it.

Q: What is the MTN code to check data balance A: Dial the *142#

Q: How do I transfer MTN bonus airtime to another number?
A: You cannot transfer MTN airtime bonus to another number.

How to load MTN card

MTN card is an airtime recharge card containing a 16-digit pin. To recharge, you are required to scratch the card to reveal the pin.

However you would need to know how to load this pin on your phone in order to recharge your airtime.

To load a recharge card on MTN, dial 555RechargecardPIN# and then press Send.

E.G the PIN is 0000 1111 2222 3333, then dial;
5550000 1111 2222 3333# and press send.

You would receive a message confirming that you have successfully recharged your airtime.


Q: What is the MTN new recharge code?
A: You can now recharge your lines using 311rechargepin#

Q: How to recharge MTN card in Ghana?
A: 134PIN#- to recharge airtime

Q: How do I recharge MTN Airtime in Zambia?
A: Dial 1363# and follow the prompts. Or dial 1366328(cellphone number you’re sending airtime to)(value of airtime)#

How to check MTN number owner

It’s often the case that you want to know the name or owner of an unknown MTN number when it calls you.

Be assured that it’s very simple to check and know an MTN number owner.

The most recommended way to check MTN number owner is through the Truecaller app.

Truecaller is a well-known app that may assist you find out who owns a phone number. Truecaller may be downloaded and installed either from the Playstore or the App Store.

To use Truecaller app, follow the instructions below:

  1. Launch the app and sign up with your phone number.
  2. Give the program the required permissions.
  3. In the search field, enter MTN mobile number of the owner, whose name you wish to identify.
  4. The owner’s name will be displayed if the number is registered with Truecaller.


Q: How do I check my MTN number?
A: Dial the USSD code *123# on your mobile device.

Q: How do I find out the owner of a number?
A: Checking Through the Truecaller App

Q: How to identify an MTN number?
A: Typically, MTN phone number prefixes end with 0, 3, and 6

Q: How to check if a mobile number is registered on whose name?
A: Check Through the Truecaller App

How to check baba ijebu result on MTN

Baba Ijebu is a Nigerian gaming company that provides lottery and betting services. It is Nigeria’s oldest known lotto game operator, having been registered in 2001.

Baba Ijebu offers more than 20 different lotto games, including Diamond, Peoples, Bingo, MSP, Metro, International, Gold, 06, Jackpot, Lucky G, Clubmaster, Super, Tota, Mark 2, Vag, Enugu, Midweek, Fairchance, Fortune, Royal, Bonanza, King, National, and Lucky.

Baba Ijebu was founded by gaming magnate Sir Kensington Adebukunola Adebutu CON, KJW, FISM, the company’s current CEO.

You may probably be using MTN and wondering how to check baba ijebu result.

It’s very simple and hassle free to check the baba ijebu result on MTN.

How to check the results on MTN

You would be given a pin after taking part in the lottery or The pin would be behind a card, which you would be required to scratch to reveal the pin.
Send the pin to 07030000280 via SMS.

The responding SMS will now appear on your phone. It will indicate that you have enrolled to receive all the latest draw results immediately to your device.

Follow the SMS with the draw numbers to find out if you won or not. If you win, you will be given instructions on how to obtain your prize money.


Q: What is the code for Baba Ijebu on MTN?
A: Playing a game could not be easier… all you have to do is dial *755# to gain access to the Baba Ijebu Mobile Gaming Service.

Q: How can I collect my money from Baba Ijebu?
A: Login to your wallet, at the top right click on withdraw and fill the form.

How to change MTN tariff plan

MTN tariff plan is a data and voice call plan designed by MTN for it’s subscribers to enjoy benefits such as monthly bonuses, lower calling rates and data charges when you are on a tariff, unlike without a tariff plan.

It includes MTN BetaTalk tariff , MTN Awuf4U tariff plan , MTN TruTalk prepaid tariff , MTN YafunYafun tariff plan , MTN Pulse prepaid tariff plan , MTN XtraValue Carte tariff ,MTN XtraValue tariff plan ,MTN mPulse tariff, MTN XtraSpecial Prepaid plan, and MTN XtraSpecial Postpaid plan.

So you may be on one of these MTN tariff plan and would want to change to the other. It’s very simple to do this. You can do this via the USSD code method or via the MyMTN app.

Changing MTN Tariff via USSD Code

Dial MTN tariff plan code *123# and follow the instructions to move from one plan to another.

Changing MTN Tariff via the MyMTN app

Alternatively, you can change your MTN tariff by logging into the myMTN App, select ‘Other Plans’ and select your preferred tariff.


Q: What is the best MTN tariff plan?
A: MTN BetaTalk: Best Tariff Plan With Airtime Bonus

Q: How to migrate from MTN pulse to beta talk?
A: You can migrate to MTN BetaTalk plan via any of the channels below:
– Text BT to 312.
– Dial 1232*1#
– MTN ChatBot (Zigi)
– myMTN NG app
– myMTN Web

Q: How do I migrate to MTN SME tariff plan?
A: 1. Simple migration via USSD and SMS.
2. To migrate via USSD, dial 4601#
3. To migrate via SMS, text BizPlus to 131.
4. Bundled Value Added Services (Optional)

Q: How do I change my MTN tariff PIN?
A: Send an SMS with your Default PIN New PIN New PIN to 321.

How to check nin on MTN

You may be in Nigeria and have forgotten your National Identification Number (NIN) or probably you don’t remember where you have kept your National Identification Number (NIN) slip to check for NIN.

Be rest assured that you don’t need to worry. You just need to follow these simple steps in this article and your nin will be displayed to you.

How to check your nin on MTN
To check your nin on MTN, follow the steps below:

  1. Dial *346#
  2. From the options displayed, select “NIN Retrieval”, by typing in ‘1’, if you are using the same MTN number you enrolled with for your NIN
  3. Follow the steps displayed on your screen and provide the required inputs
  4. Note that using this service attracts a N20 (tweny naira) fee only (deducted from your phone credit balance).


Q: How do I check my NIN number on MTN?
A: . You can dial *346# and press 1 to retrieve your NIN.

Q: Can I link my NIN to my MTN number?
A: Yes, you can

Q: How long does it take to get a NIN number?
A: Between 1-5 working days

Q: What is the NIN verification portal?
A: The NIMC Verification Service (NVS) is a platform developed to enable verification of identities of persons enrolled in the National Identity Database.

Q: What’s the full meaning of NIN?
A: National Identification Number

How to speak with MTN customer care 2023

MTN customer care is a customer support service provided by MTN for it’s customers. The service is designed for customers for issues relating to;

  1. Account inquiries and management
  2. Billing and payment issues
  3. Network problems and coverage issues
  4. Mobile data and internet services
  5. Technical support for devices
  6. Service subscriptions and cancellations
  7. General inquiries and feedback

So if you are thinking about how to reach MTN for their customer care service, reach them on their digital channels below:

WhatsApp – 0554300000
Ayoba – 0554300000
Email –
Facebook – MTNGhana
Twitter – @MTNGhana & @AskMTNGhana
Instagram – @mtnghana
website –


Q: What is MTN self-service?
A: With Self Service, all MTN users have the comfort to disconnect or reconnect SIM when it got lost, change SIM, recharge for others among many other services.

Q: What is the WhatsApp number for MTN customer care in Nigeria?
A: WhatsApp – +234 903 300 0001

How to do MTN sim swap

You may be wondering what MTN sim swap is and how to do MTN sim swap. Then certainly this article is yours.

MTN sim swap is a new service designed by MTN to allow MTN pay as you go subscribers to maintain their preferred MTN number.

The service is designed for customers who’s sim cards have been damaged, lost or have their phones stolen. The service is also available to customers who have deactivated their sim cards due to the failure of Access4Life rules or is blocked, but the number is still available on the MTN Network and not recycled and in use by another Customer. A customer seeking a sim upgrade can also access this sim swap service.

How to do MTN sim swap

  1. Buy an MTN Pay as you Go starter pack
  2. Insert the SIM Card into a cellphone
  3. Call 173 for assistance with the SIM Swap in order to keep an old / preferred MTN Number

Note: Before you call for assistance, you should be ready with the following information;

  1. The old MTN Number that you want to keep
  2. Your ID Number
  3. 3 most frequently/commonly called numbers
  4. Your last recharge amount and date

However the customer service agent would ask some questions, of which atleast three must be answered correctly to verify you as the true owner of the sim.

  1. The date the Customer last used their phone number.
  2. The Customer’s 3 commonly called voice / SMS numbers.
  3. The Customer’s last airtime recharge amount and date.
  4. The Customer’s price plan.
  5. What services the customer is currently subscribed to e.g. Data, SMS bundles.
  6. The customer’s handset details that were used with the old MSISDN.

After answering all questions asked by the customer service agent, you would receive a confirmation message to ascertain whether the sim swap was successful or not.


Q: Who is the sim swap service for?
A: The new SIM Swap process is available to MTN Pay as you go Customers only.

Q: What can I dial to do SIM swap?
A: Now There Is A Simpler Way To Do A Sim Swap, Dial *136#

How to migrate to MTN beta talk

You might have heard of MTN beta talk but don’t know what it entails or how to migrate to this plan by MTN. This article will let you know everything about MTN beta talk.

MTN BetaTalk is a prepaid tariff plan that rewards you with airtime and data bonuses for every recharge from N1 to N999. Furthermore, when you reload N1000 or more, you receive a 250% airtime bonus and a flat N2500 for data activities.

MTN users on the beta talk plan enjoy some benefits, which include;

  1. 250% airtime bonus and 250% data bonus on every recharge from N1 to N999
  2. 250% airtime bonus and N2500 flat for data activities on recharge of N1000 and above

Having realized all these benefits, you may be wondering how to migrate to this MTN beta talk.

Below are the steps to follow if you want to migrate to MTN beta talk:

  1. You can text BT to 312 to join the MTN beta talk
  2. Dial 1232*1# to also join the MTN beta talk
  3. MTN has provided an MTN ChatBot (Zigi) which you can use to join the MTN beta talk.
    Below are the steps to follow:

a. Login to ChatBot (Zigi).
b. Select ‘Start a new conversation’.
c. Enter your phone number.
d. Enter the OTP.
e. Select ‘Services’.

  1. Select ‘Tariff plan’.
    f. Select ‘Personal’.
    g. Select ‘Betatalk’.
    h. Confirm the migration to Betatalk.
  2. Joining the MTN beta talk via myMTN NG app:

a. Login to myMTN NG app.
b. Select the tariff name under the bell icon on the top right corner of the landing page.
c. On the ‘Migrate plans’ page, click the ‘Change plan’ button.
d. Scroll down to select ‘Betatalk’.

  1. Lastly joining the MTN beta talk via myMTN Web:

a. Login to
b. Enter your phone number.
c. Enter OTP and select ‘Proceed’.
d. On the top right corner of the home page, click your name.
e. Select My Plan.
f. Select Other Plans.
g. Select MTN BetaTalk.


Q: Who can migrate to MTN BetaTalk plan?
A: All MTN Prepaid customers can migrate to MTN BetaTalk tariff plan.

Q: What is MTN BetaTalk?
A: MTN BetaTalk is a prepaid tariff plan that rewards it’s subscribers with data and airtime bonus.

A Bank Verification Number (BVN) is an 11-digit unique identifier issued to customers of Nigerian banks to enhance security and reduce fraud by linking all bank accounts held by an individual across different banks with their biometric data.

However, some MTN users may not know how to retrieve or check this BVN for say an urgent transaction.

If you want to know how to check bvn on MTN,then certainly this article is for you.

MTN users can check their bvn via the USSD code method or via the MyMTN app.

Using the USSD code to check bvn on MTN

To check bvn on MTN, users are required to dial5650#. By dialing this, your bvn will be displayed on your screen. However, it’s important to note that this service requires a minimum account balance of Twenty Naira (₦20) to proceed.

Using MyMTN App to check bvn on MTN

MTN offers an alternative way to check bvn through the MyMTN App. Below are the steps to follow to obtain your bvn

  1. Log in with your phone number.
  2. If you haven’t registered, you’ll need to create an account.
  3. Navigate to the “More” option and select “My Bank.”
  4. Your linked BVN number will be displayed under your account details.


Q: How can I check my BVN without airtime
A: via the USSD code 5650#

Q: How to get a BVN number?
A: 1. Visit any Access Bank branch and complete the enrolment form.
2. Your biometric data (fingerprint, photograph and signature) will be captured on the system.
3. You will then receive a Ticket ID.
4. BVN will be sent to your registered mobile number.

Q: How do I check my BVN number with MTN?
A: 1. Dial the code 5650# on the phone number you used to register for your BVN.
2. Confirm that you agree to the prompted N20 fee.
3. Input your transaction pin.
4. Your BVN is displayed on your screen.