The complete Cell C USSD codes list: 26 essential codes you need to know right now
Whether you are among the 16 million Cell C clients or considering subscribing to Cell C mobile services in South Africa then this Cell C USSD Short Codes Guide is a goldmine for you !
Cell C is one of the pioneering mobile services providers of South Africa with a network coverage to more than 98% of the South African Mobile Telecomms Population.
Over the last few years the company upgraded its facilities expanding its network to offer great roaming facilities with a wide range of bundle offers to cover 2G, 3G, LTE (4GE), and LTE advanced services.
Finding the complete list of Cell C USSD Shortcodes in one place can be an exhaustive undertaking so keep reading till the end so that you don’t miss any necessary code !
What is a USSD code?
USSD Code according to the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) protocol stands Unstructured Supplementary Service Data
What is the function of a USSD code?
A USSD is used to send text messages similar to the Short Message Service (SMS) and it is supported by any cellphone handset as it does not requires an internet connection. Users can access various services from a Master Menu using a USSD code using the format * (numbers) #.
Cell C USSD Shortcodes list
Now lets explore the Cell C USSD Shortcodes list keeping in mind some codes may carry a charge usually taken from you airtime.
1. General Use Codes for Cell C
Access the Master Menu
The Master Menu acts as the main Shortcode for network service users to access most of the other Network related options for enquiry and account management.
USSD code: Dial *147#
Check your own Cell C number
- Dial the Cell C USSD code *147#
- Choose number 8 option
Sending a “Please Call” message
USSD code: Dial the format *111*insert their cellphone number #
To view your device IMEI
IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity and is used to find out information about your mobile phone like country of origin, warranty information, purchase date etc.
USSD code: Dial *#06#
Changing Prepaid Tariffs
Cell C offers four types of prepaid packages namely
Subscribers can migrate to any Tariff Plan depending on the package bonuses and data limitations.
USSD code: Dial *147# or *108# to migrate to any of the plans.
Cost: The first migration of the month of all the packages is free. ULTRABONUS charges you R7 per migration afterwards while others will charge you R5.
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