How to Check an Airtel Number: A Simple Guide

It is important to know your SIM card number for several reasons. Most of us have to deal with the problem of forgetting our SIM card number. It is always a challenge when you want to give your number to someone, but you have already forgotten your number and don't know how to check it.

How to Check Your Airtel Number

If you own an Airtel SIM card and you want to find out what your Airtel number is, this post is for you if you are a new customer or an existing customer who simply wants to know their own number. This article will teach you how to check your Airtel number.

Code to Check an Airtel Number

The short code for checking your Airtel number is *121#. Dial the short code on your phone dialer and follow the prompt options to check your Airtel number.

What is the Cost of Checking an Airtel Number?

There is no cost for checking your Airtel number. The service is free for all Airtel customers across Nigeria.

How to Check an Airtel Number

  1. Dial *121#
  2. Select option “3. Manage My Account” from the list of options displayed.
    How to Check Your Airtel Number
  3. Select option “4. My Number”
    How to Check Your Airtel Number
  4. Copy your number from the pop box and save it on your phone.
    How to Check Your Airtel Number

How to Check Your Airtel Number Through SMS

Another simple method to check your airtel is by checking it via SMS.

To check your Airtel number through SMS,

  1. On your phone SMS App, simply send a text message to a friend close by. For example, "Hello (your friend's name)".
  2. Your friend will receive the SMS text message with your Airtel number as the sender. Copy it and save it somewhere you can remember.

Please note that sending an SMS text message via Airtel attracts a charge of 4 naira. Make sure you have at least 4 Naira in your Airtel account before sending an SMS text message to a friend to check your Airtel number.

However, you can also call a friend with the Airtel SIM you want to check your number on and copy the number from your friend instead of sending an SMS text message to check your Airtel number.