Useful USSD Codes for Major Indian Telecom Networks

Many of us are not aware of USSD Codes, and how useful these codes can turn out be for the subscribers. Basically, the use of USSD Code allows the telecom subscribers to access different services. As a user, it gets easy for us to access various services directly instead of calling customer care support for certain information.

Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) gives direct access to different information requests, menu-type applications, balance check, portal-type requests, Data packs, mobile portability, data activation and tons of other services. All these services can be accessed through short codes.

Useful USSD Codes

All of these short codes start with * and ends with #. You can type these USSD codes on any mobile phones to access a specific service. To make things bit easier for you, we have listed some useful USSD Codes of major network provider of India.

How to Use a USSD Code?

To Use a certain USSD Code, type the Code and then Press the CALL Button from your handset.

Idea USSD Codes

  • Balance Check → *212# or *130# or *123#
  • Idea Service Menu → *147#
  • Check Your Number → *789# or *100# or *1#
  • Account balance → *456# or *457#
  • Check GPRS Balance → *125# or *131*3#
  • SMS Balance → *451#
  • Balance Transfer *567*Mobile Number*Rs.#
  • Idea Service → *147#
  • Idea Menu → *111#
  • Active 3G → ACT 3G to 12345
  • Deactivate 3G → DEACT 3G to 12345
  • GPRS Setting → SET to 12345

Airtel USSD Codes

  • Balance Check → *123#
  • Check Your Number → *140*1600# or *282#
  • Daily and Monthly SMS pack → *555# or *777#
  • Special Five Offers → *222#
  • Airtel Gift Service → *141#
  • Facebook Fontwise Service → *325#
  • My Airtel My Offers → *121#
  • Check GPRS Data → *123*7# or *123*10#
  • Daily SMS Count → *125*5#
  • Mobile Office Activation or Deactivation → *567#
  • Direct Call Customer Care → 198p2p1p4p2
  • DND service call → 1909
  • Twitter service → *515#
  • 3G data balance → *123*11#

Vodafone USSD Codes

  • Balance Check → *141#
  • V2V Nite Minutes → *147#
  • Check SIM Card Number → *111*2#
  • Free SMS Balance → *142#
  • Calling Balance → *145#
  • Free Local Minutes → *148#
  • Active Data Plans → *111*6*1#
  • Usage Allowance → *111*6*2#
  • Best Offers → *111*8#
  • Offers → *121#
  • Low Balance Services → *111*9#
  • Bonus Cards → *111*7*#
  • Vodafone Delights → *111*1#
  • Last Three Calls → *111*3*1#
  • Last Three SMS → *111*3*2#
  • Last 3 Charges → *111*4#
  • Last 3 Recharges → *111*5#

BSNL USSD Codes

  • Balance Check → *123#
  • GPRS/3G Data, Local SMS, Onnet Voice, GPRS Data Night, All Active STVs by SMS → *112#
  • SMS Local → *123*1#
  • National SMS → *123*2#
  • Network Call → *123*5#
  • Local Network Call → *123*6#
  • Night GPRS Pack → *123*8#
  • Video Call Balance → *123*9#

Aircel USSD Codes

  • Check Your Own Number → *1# or *234*4#
  • Balance Check → *125# or *127#
  • GPRS Data → *126*1# or *126*4#
  • Available minutes and SMS → *123#

Each Code was found working at the time of writing the article

Laique Khan

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