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How to Check Vodafone Balance (2020)

Edited by Piyush Kashyap, Reviewed by Gulshan

One of India’s largest telecommunication service provider, Vodafone, has a massive customer base spread across the length and breadth of the country. A subsidiary of the UK based Vodafone Group, Vodafone India has a subscriber base of over 220 million.

Nationally, it is the second largest mobile telecommunications network after Airtel and offers extensive network coverage all over the country.

The company not only offers great offers on calls, it also provides excellent 2G, 3G and 4G data connection to its users.

How to Check Vodafone Balance

If you are a Vodafone user, and constantly worried about your call or internet balance, here’s some help at hand. You can easily find out your balance with the help of USSD or Unstructured Supplementary Service Data codes.

Codes have been assigned to each and every service and if you need to know about a service, the USSD codes are used to send and receive messages from the telecommunications service provider.

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It is a self-service that can be easily conducted from home. The information is available at your fingertips and you can easily get access to a service of your choice, without leaving the comfort of your home or office. It not only saves a lot of time, but also offers hassle free service.

Periodically checking your Vodafone balance can be quite useful if you do not want to be disappointed with a disruption of service.

It is particularly useful to check the data balance because a lot of applications on your smartphone will keep on updating without your knowledge and it might completely exhaust the balance. In order to avoid such instances, it is best to keep a track of your Vodafone account balance.

Let’s take a look at a few essential USSD codes which can be used to check your Vodafone account information and balance.

To gain access to this service, dial *111*6# from your phone. You will immediately get an automated response from Vodafone asking you to dial certain numbers to reach your chosen service.

Balance check

The most commonly used USSD code is related to balance check. Users can easily find out their account balance by dialing *141# or *111#. When you dial *111# from your prepaid mobile phone, you can see a list of 10 options on your mobile screen.

It has options like My Balance, My Delight, Last 3 Activities, VAS and Services, Tariff Plan Details, Data Plan, Best Offer, Bonus Card, Low Balance Services and Account Update. You can choose any one option and reply to the message with the corresponding serial number mentioned alongside the service.

In a few seconds, Vodafone will send you a message with an answer to your query. You may also be asked to choose from some more options to reach the exact service.

Similarly, if you dial the same number, *111#, from your postpaid mobile and press the call button, you can choose from 8 available options. Here you can look for Bill Details, Talk Plan, VAS and Services, My Delight, Internet Plan Details, My Vodafone, International Roaming and Account Update.

Vodafone users can also register at My Vodafone to gain access to multiple services online. It not only allows you to pay bills online, it also helps you to activate and deactivate services, change talk plan, view bills from last 13 months and also check the account balance.

How to Check Vodafone Balance Using USSD Codes

Internet Balance

In order to check your internet balance, dial *111*6*2#. It will help you to check Vodafone 3G data balance as well as 2G GPRS net balance validity. Information about your data plan can also be accessed through SMS. All you have to do is type BAL and send it to 144.

You will soon receive a message stating the remaining internet balance on your Vodafone number. Alternatively, you can simply dial *111# to get a list of services and you can choose the relevant options from your prepaid as well as postpaid connection.

Important USSD codes

If you want to get an idea about the available minutes in your talk plan, look for special offers or even find out validity of the net pack, you will need a few USSD codes. This allows you to quickly look for a desired service within minutes.

  • Dial *157# for checking free SMS balance on your Vodafone number.
  • Dial *156# for checking free minutes balance on your Vodafone number.
  • Dial *146# for checking validity of your Vodafone number.
  • Dial *111*2# for checking main balance on your Vodafone number
  • Dial *121# for the Best fit offers from Vodafone.
  • Dial *111*5*2# to find out 3G data card balance
  • Dial *111*6# to check Vodafone net balance
  • Dial *111*6*1# to check active data plans
  • Dial *111*6*2# to check usage allowance on your number
  • Dial *111*9# for low balance servies
  • Dial *141*9# to find out Vodafone 2G balance
  • Dial *145# to check Vodafone call balance
  • Dial *142# to check free SMS balance
  • Dial *111*7# to check Bonus cards

If your friend is falling short of balance, you can use Vodafone’s balance transfer service to send a certain amount to your friend’s account. Dial 131*<Amount>< Receiver mobile number># to activate this service.

If you are unsure about the amount deducted during your last call or SMS, you can check the balance by dialing *111*3#. It will give information about the last 3 calls as well as the last 3 SMS sent from your phone. You can also find out about the last 3 recharges on the same number. 

The easiest way to keep track of your Vodafone account balance would be through the My Vodafone app. It is available on Android as well as iOS platform. Download it from the respective stores, free of cost, and activate the app in your smartphone.

Register with your Vodafone number and log in with a user id and password. It keeps all your account details safe and secure. It is a one stop shop for accessing all kinds of information, track call and internet balance and recharge your account.

Click on Account and select a relevant option from the available list. Here you can easily check your account balance, internet balance and get access to exclusive offers.

My Vodafone app has been designed to be user friendly and even if you are not a pro at using online sites, you can easily make use of this service from your smartphone. It has a simplified dashboard that helps users to keep track of their voice and internet usage.

You can easily update your profile and contact information here, without visiting a store. And if you are looking to make changes to your existing voice or internet plan, requests can be made directly from the application.

It takes moments to activate or deactivate services, offering users complete peace of mind. The account also allows users to access old postpaid bills and account statements without any hassle. So, whether you are an Android or Apple iOS user, the app can be seamlessly used on any smartphone.


Useful USSD codes

There are some more USSD codes which can be quite useful for Vodafone customers. It not only helps to keep track of your call balance and internet data plan, it will also help you to activate or deactivate different services. Here is a complete list of some more USSD codes.

If you want temporary internet data packs for your prepaid connection, here are some USSD codes that you can use.

  • Dial *444*5# to subscribe to 1 day internet plan
  • Dial *444*8# to activate 20MB 3G plan
  • Dial *121*05# to activate 1 day 2G GPRS pack
  • Dial *121*14# to activate 3 days 2G GPRS pack
  • Dial *121*25# to subscribe to 7 days GPRS pack
  • Dial *121*98# to activate 1 month GPRS pack
  • Dial *121*49# to activate 15 days GPRS pack
  • Dial *121*1251# to subscribe to 8GB 3G GPRS pack with a validity of 1 month
  • Dial *121*851# to activate 5GB 3G GPRS pack valid for 1 month

You can also send text messages for checking GPRS data balance. Type GPRS on your phone and send it to 444 to check the data balance of your 2G or 3G connection. If you want to activate 3G services for your prepaid mobile connection, type ACT3G and send it to 144.

Similarly, for subscribing to 3G services on your postpaid mobile connection, type ACT3G and send it to 111. If you are facing any problem with your Vodafone connection, feel free to contact their customer service.

You can speak to a customer care executive over phone by dialing 111 or chat with a representative from your My Vodafone account. The telecommunication service provider has a number of customer care centers, located all over India and you can visit them to address any issue. 

Most issues can be resolved with a visit and if you are having trouble finding out USSD codes for any service, a Vodafone representative can guide you with all the necessary steps and procedures.

Check your Vodafone balance with one of the methods mentioned above and you can easily keep track of your account balance without a hassle.


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Piyush Kashyap is a Ph.D student at Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Sangrur. He is a budding editor/ writer and has been working as a part-time reviewer for online content. He loves to read tech-based articles and has a knack for reviewing such articles He likes to stay updated about the latest trends in technology. He has also been working as a reviewer for many scientific journals. He also writes articles based on science. Know More About Piyush

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