MTN is arguably the most used telecommunication network in Nigeria for internet activities. This is mainly because of its fast network and vast coverage across the country. MTN also provide very affordable and fast internet bundles and data plans.
MTN Nigeria provides MTN data plan or MTN data bundle in different sizes and validity period. They offer Internet Plans ranging from 25MB to over 100GB and validity period from 1 day to 90 days.
In this post, I will be showing you all the latest MTN data plans and their validity period, all MTN data plan activation codes, how to check MTN data balance and answer some frequently asked questions about MTN data bundle.
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Latest MTN Data Plans and MTN Data Bundles
MTN Nigeria group their data plans according to their validity period. They have the Daily plan group, the weekly plans, monthly plans and the 60 and 90days or quarterly plans.This is the complete list of all the updated MTN Nigeria data plans, their activation codes, price and validity period.
|Data Plan||Price||Activation SMS to 131||Validity|
|1GB MTN Pulse||N500||Dial *406*2#||7 Days|
|250MB||N25||N250||1am - 5am|
|500MB||N50||N500||1am - 5am|
MTN Night Plans and Activation Code
- 250MB for 25 Naira.
This will give you 250MB that you can use between 12am and 5am.
Price: N25 Validity: One Night between 12am and 5am
How to activate: Dial *406#, reply 4 for Nightlife Bundles then reply with 1 or Text N250 to 131.
- 500MB for 50 Naira.
This will give you 500MB that you can use between 12am and 5am
Price: N50 Validity: One Night between 12am and 5am
How to activate: Dial *406#, reply 4 for Nightlife Bundles then reply with 2 or Send N500 to 131.
MTN Daily Data Plans and Activation Code
- 25MB Daily Plan For N50.
With this plan, you will get 25MB that you can use on any device.
Price: N50 Validity: 24 Hours
How to activate: Text “114” to 131.
- 75MB Daily Plan For N100.
With this plan, you will get 75MB for 24 hours.
Price: N100 Validity: 24 Hours
How to activate: Text “104” to 131.
- 1GB Daily Plan For N350.
with this plan you will get a whooping 1GB data for 24 hours.
Price: N350 Validity: 24 Hours
How to activate: Text “155” to 131
MTN 2-Day Plans and Activation Code
- 200MB Plan For N200.
with this plan you will get 200MB for 2 days.
Price: N200 Validity: 2 Days
How to activate: Text “113” to 131.
- 2GB Plan For N500.
with this plan you will get a whooping 2GB for 2 days.
Price: N500 Validity: 2 days
How to activate: Text “154” to 131
MTN Weekly Data Plans and Activation Code
- 350MB Weekly Plan For N300.
With this plan, you will get 350MB and it will be valid for 7 days
Price: N300 Validity: 7 Days
How to activate: Text”102″ to 131.
- 750MB Weekly Plan For N500
With this plan, you will get 750MB for 14 days.
Price: N500 Validity: 14 days
How to activate: Text”103″ to 131 or dial *131*1*2*2#.
- 1GB MTN Pulse Weekly Plan For N500.
This Plan is only available for subscribers who are on MTN Pulse package only. With this plan, you will get 1GB data and it will be valid for 7 days
Price: N500 Validity: 7 days
How to activate: Dial *406*2#
MTN Monthly Data Plans and Activation Code
- 1.5GB Monthly Plan For N1000.
With this plan, you will get 1.5GB and it will be valid for 30 days
Price: N1000 Validity: 30 Days
How to activate: Text”106″ to 131
- 2GB Monthly Plan For N1200.
With this plan, you will get 2GB and it will be valid for 30 days
Price: N1200 Validity: 30 Days
How to activate: Text”130″ to 131
- 3.5GB Monthly Plan For N2000.
With this plan, you will get 3.5GB and it will be valid for 30 days
Price: N2000 Validity: 30 Days
How to activate: Text”110″ to 131
- 6.5GB Monthly Plan For N3500.
With this plan, you will get 6.5GB and it will be valid for 30 days
Price: N3500 Validity: 30 Days
How to activate: Text”107″ to 131
- 11GB Monthly Plan For N5000.
With this plan, you will get 11GB and it will be valid for 30 days
Price: N5000 Validity: 30 Days
How to activate: Text”116″ to 131
- 25GB Monthly Plan For N10000.
With this plan, you will get 25GB and it will be valid for 30 days
Price: N10000 Validity: 30 Days
How to activate: Text”117″ to 131
- 40GB Monthly Plan For N15000.
With this plan, you will get 40GB and it will be valid for 30 days
Price: N15000 Validity: 30 Days
How to activate: Text”150″ to 131
MTN 2-Month Data Plans and Activation Code
- 60GB 60 Days Plan For N20,000.
With this plan, you will get 60GB and it will be valid for 60 days
Price: N20,000 Validity: 60 Days
How to activate: Text”118″ to 131.
- 100GB 60 Days Plan For N30,000.
With this plan, you will get 100GB and it will be valid for 60 days
Price: N30,000 Validity: 60 Days
How to activate: Text”138″ to 131.
MTN 3-Month Data Plans and Activation Code
- 120GB 90 Days Plan For N50,000.
With this plan, you will get 60GB and it will be valid for 90 days
Price: N50,000 Validity: 90 Days
How to activate: Text”133″ to 131.
- 150GB 90 Days Plan For N70,000.
With this plan, you will get 150GB and it will be valid for 90 days
Price: N70,000 Validity: 90 Days
How to activate: Text”134″ to 131.
MTN StarTimes Video Streaming Pack and Activation Code
MTN StarTimes video streaming pack is a time-based data plan that allows all MTN subscribers to watch live TV channels on StarTimes App with your data enabled device and at unbeatable rates.
StarTimes Video Streaming pack plansThis table shows all the StarTimes video streaming pack plans, their activation code, data allocation, price and validity period.
|Plan||Price||Streaming Time||Activation SMS to 131||Validity|
MTN YouTube Video Streaming Pack and Activation Code
- 1hr YouTube Pack For N150.
With this plan, you will get 1hour of YouTube streaming within 24 hours.
Price: N150 Validity: 24 Hours
How to activate: Text VP1 to 131.
- 3hrs YouTube Pack For N400.
With this plan, you will get 1hour of YouTube streaming within 24 hours.
Price: N400 Validity: 24 Hours
How to activate: Text VP3 to 131.
- YouTube Night Pack (12am–5am) For N50
With this plan you will get 5 hours of YouTube streaming between 12am and 5am worth 500MB.
Price: N50 Validity: 24 Hours
How to activate: Text VP5 to 131.
- YouTube Night Pack (11pm–6am) For N200
With this plan you will get 7 hours of YouTube streaming between 12am and 5am worth 2GB for 7 days.
Price: N200 Validity: 7 days
How to activate: Text VP7 to 131.
MTN GoodyBag Social Plan and Activation Code
MTN offers social plans for specific social media like Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, 2go, Wechat and Eskimi.
Check the plans and activation codes below:
|Plans||Price per App||Apps||Activation SMS to 131||Deactivation SMS to 131||USSD Activation|
|Goody Bag Daily||N25||WAD||STOPWAD||*131#|
|Goody bag Weekly||N50||WAW||STOPWAW|
|Goody Bag Monthly||N150||WAM||STOPWAM|
How To Check MTN Data Plan Balance
To check your MTN data plan balance i.e to know the remaining data on your plan simply Text 2 to 131 or just dial *131*4#
How To Check MTN Data Plan Validity
To check your MTN data plan validity i.e to know the remaining days or time before your data plan expires just dial *559*78#
How To Borrow Data From MTN
It is interesting to know that MTN offers you the option to borrow data without paying for it upfront. This service will come handy when you run out of data and you dont have airtime to renew or subscribe to a new data plan immediately.
To borrow data from MTN just dial*606# on your MTN phone number and follow the prompt to select how much data you will like to borrow.
How To Check MTN Bonus Data Balance and Expiry Date
MTN offers you bonus data on many of its data plans and you could use the bonus like you will use the normal data.
To check your MTN bonus data balance and the day it will expire just dial *559*63#.
How To Stop MTN Data Plan Auto-renew
It is important to know that data plan auto renewal applies if you select the “ Recurrent” option at the point of activation of any data bundle. If you want to stop the auto-renew option at anytime i.e to opt out from auto-renew, send “NO<DATA CODE>” to 131 e.g Text “NO104” to 131.
How To Calculate Your MTN Data Bundle Usage
MTN has provided a guide that will help you to calculate your Data plan usage. This guide will help you to know the amount of data you are likely to use base on your browsing behavior. This guide will help you in deciding the data plan to choose.
|Surf the web ||1 minute browsing online = 1 MB|
|Use social media||1 minute of browsing and posting to social media = 4 MB|
|Send & receive emails||1 email (with no attachments) = 20 KB|
|Send & receive emails||1 email (with standard attachments) = 300 KB|
|Game online||1 minute of playing online games = 3 MB|
|Stream music||1 minute of streaming music = 2 MB|
|Stream non-HD video||1 minute of streaming non-HD video content = 4 MB|
|Stream HD video||1 minute of streaming HD video content = 15 MB|
Frequently Asked Questions on MTN Data Plans
I have selected some of the frequently asked questions about MTN data bundles and their answers. See them below
I just received a pop-up menu to choose either One-off or Recurrent option after activating a data bundle. What does this mean?
The Pop-up menu is a new feature that allows you to set your data bundle on One-off or Recurrent purchase:
- One-Off Purchase means that your data bundle will not renew after expiry.
- Recurrent Purchas means your data bundle will auto-renew after expiry.
If I exit the Pop-Up Menu or it times out before selecting an option, will my data bundle be on One-off or Recurrent option?
A. If you exit the Pop-Up Menu or it times out before selecting an option, your data bundle will be on One-off purchase. This means that your data bundle will not auto-renew upon expiry.
If my data bundle is on One-off option, will I be able to opt in for Recurrent option or renew the bundle?
Yes, you will be able to opt in for Recurrent option or renew the bundle by sending R+bundle code to 131.
Example: If you have an active 50MB daily bundle that is on One-off option, you will be able to renew it by sending R104 to 131.
See all Recurrent commands in the table below.
Will I be able to cancel auto-renewal anytime?
Yes, you will be able to cancel auto-renewal on your bundle anytime by sending the opt-out keyword to 131.
Can I purchase multiple MTN Data bundles?
Yes, you can activate multiple data bundles and all the data bundle purchased will have its own unique expiry dates.
If I have multiple data bundles active, which bundle will deplete first?
If you have multiple data bundles active, the data bundle with the least validity will be used first.
Example: If you have a 30-day bundle plan and 1day plan active, the 1 day plan will be used first before the 30-day plan.
What happens if I exhaust my data bundle before the renewal date?
As soon as you exhaust your data bundle before the expiry, your data access will be suspended and you will not be able to browse again. To continue browsing, you will need to do one of the following:
- Buy another data plan by dialing *131*1#,
- Borrow data by dialing *606#
- Opt-in for a Pay As You Go browsing by dialing *131*200# to continue browsing from your airtime @N3/MB
Will I be able to rollover my unused data bundle?
Yes, you will be able to roll over any unused data bundle as long as you buy another bundle before the current bundle expires.
Will I be able to rollover my unused data bonus?
No, you will not be able to roll over any unused data bonus even if the bundle auto-renews before or upon expiry.
Is there data bonus on any of the MTN data plans?
Yes you can enjoy data bonuses on selected MTN data bundles. However, you can only use the data bonus between 1am and 7am daily, but the main data bundle can be used any time of the day.
Also note that the bonus will have same validity as the main data bundle
If I activate the same data bundle with bonus multiple times, will I be able to use the bonus of the first bundle I activated?
Yes, if you active the same data bundle with bonus multiple times, you will be able to use the data bonus of the first bundle until the last day of its expiry or it is exhausted after which your data activities will be charged from the next data bonus. But on the day of renewal, only the last bundle activated will be auto renewed.
If I have multiple data bundles active, which bundle will auto-renew first?
If you have multiple data bundles active from the various plans, the last bundle purchased from that plan will be the bundle that will be auto-renewed. I.e. All bundles will renew according to their bundle category – daily, weekly and monthly.
Example: if you activate two data plans from the daily plans; (50MB on Oct 1, 150MB on Oct 5), two plans from the weekly plan; (500MB on Oct 3 and 1GB on Oct 4), on the day of renewal, only 150MB from the daily plan and 1GB from the weekly plan will be the plans to auto-renew.
Will I be able to browse from my airtime automatically after exhausting my data bundle?
You will be able to browse from your airtime after exhausting your data bundle BUT you will be required to opt in before you can browse from your airtime at Pay As You Go rate.
I have 1GB bonus data plan active and then activated 1.5GB Monthly Data plan, which of them will be used first?
The 1GB data plan will be used first, and after the data bundle has been exhausted , the data charges will be deducted from the new 1.5GB Monthly plan.
How do I opt in for PAYG (Pay As You Go) browsing?
To opt in for PAYG browsing, simply;
- Dial *131*200#.
- Send RESET to 131.
How much will I be charged for browsing from my airtime after opting in for PAYG (Pay As You Go) browsing?
Your browsing from your airtime will be charged at N3/MB.
Will I be charged for opting in for PAYG (Pay As You Go) browsing?
No, you will not be charged for opting in for PAYG browsing.
How do I opt out of PAYG (Pay As You Go) browsing?
To opt out of PAYG browsing, simply dial *131*201# or text SUSPEND to 131.
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