TOP TELKOM USSD CODES YOU SHOULD KNOW AS A TELKOM USER.
What are USSD Codes
USSD is short for Unstructured Supplementary Services Data. USSD codes allow you to perform simple operations on your Telkom line without internet connectivity. They can be used on all type of phones.
What Do I need a USSD Code For?
USSD codes are used for mostly for self- services on your phone like recharging your line or checking your account balance.
As a Telkom user, knowing these USSD codes is the key to unlocking some sweet deals. As more USSD codes are released for different functions, it gets harder to keep up with the trend. The number of USSD codes gets overwhelming, and you might start to forget them.
How Do I Use USSD Codes
Generally, a USSD code starts with * and ends with #. When you dial a USSD Code, you are directed to service page when you can perform an operation. It usually takes few seconds for the service menu to show up on your screen. The service menu session lapse after about 30 seconds or more of inactivity, so you need to be quick when using USSD codes
If you have been looking for some really important Telkom USSD code in South Africa, worry no more. This article is going to cover important Telkom USSD codes you should keep handy.
Here are important Telkom USSD codes in South Africa.
General Service USSD Codes
|*180#||Free||To get to the main self-help service menu|
|*1#||Free||Check your Telkom number|
|180||Free||Customer care -voice|
|183||Free||Customer care- data|
|*#06#||Free||Check your phone’s IMEI number|
|*2#||Free||check your IMSI|
|*188#||Free||Check your airtime and data balance|
|*100#||Free||Check your airtime balance|
Call me back and Airtime Transfer
|*140* recipient no#||Free||To send call me back to another Telkom user.|
|*140#||Free||For call me back menu.|
|*180#||Free||Select the transfer option on the service menu. You can transfer up to R50 per session and a maximum limit of R2000 per month.|
|*188*pin number#||Free||Top-up your line with recharge vouchers or load data directly.|
5. Bank Codes for Airtime and Data Purchase
|*120*2272#||Free||ABSA Bank USSD Code|
|Free||Capitec Bank USSD Code|
*130*321# or *130*277#
|Free||FNB Bank USSD Code|
|*120*001#||Free||NedBank USSD Code|
|Free||Standard Bank USSD Code|
|*180#||Free||Convert airtime to data|
|*188#||Free||Purchase data through electronic voucher|
|*123#||Free||For promotional voice and data deal.|
|*123*1#||Free||Mo’Nice voice and data deals|
|*123*3#||Free||Telkom Plus bundles|
Other USSD Codes
|081-180||Free||To port from other network providers to Telkom|
|081180||Free||Call customer care from non-Telkom|
*All the USSD codes were compiled from the Telkom website.
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