How to Check your Phone Number on Airtel, MTN, and GLO (+3 Bonus Tips)

Check your phone number
Check your phone number

Have you ever needed to share your contact with someone? Then you suddenly can’t remember it. Well, it happens to a ton of us. Your phone number can sometimes be difficult to remember. However, you don’t need to memorize it. With different methods, you can easily get your phone number.

If you want to know how to quickly check your phone number, continue reading this post.

Airtel Phone Number 

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Airtel Network

How do I check my number?

If you use airtel and you can’t remember your phone number, you should try out the following tips.

There are various ways in which you can check your airtel phone number. Do not worry, you can check it with or without USSD. Now, let’s walk you through the proven ways to check your airtel phone number.

Tip 1: Check your Phone Number with USSD code.

  • Make sure that the sim card of the phone number you want to check is on your mobile device.
  • Call the code *121#, and a pop up will appear on your screen
  • Then, you reply with the number of the prompt, “Manage my Account”.
  • Then reply again with the number attached to ” My number”. For instance, “1”

After doing this, Your phone number will be displayed on the screen.

Tip 2: How to check your phone number with another USSD code

You could also check your airtel phone number by simply calling *282#, after you do so, you will receive a message containing your Phone number.

Tip 3: How to check your Phone Number with MyAirtel App

If you find it difficult to remember any of the codes mentioned above, another option is to use the Airtel App

When you download the MyAirtel App, it allows you to use important Airtel services and also check your phone number

However, you can only check your phone number if you have previously signed up with that phone number.

How do you check your phone number through MyAirtel App
  • Open the App
  • Tap on “Manage my Account
  • A menu will pop up, click on ” View and add Account”

After following the instructions above, your phone number will be displayed on the screen.

MTN Phone Number 

The following tips would show you guaranteed ways to help you check your phone number on MTN.

Tip 1: Check your Phone Number on MTN with USSD Code

MTN provides its users with simple ways to get information about their numbers. In a little time, you can easily check your phone number with USSD code. Follow the steps below to access your number.

  • Call *123# on the phone your sim is inserted in
  • Then a menu will come up
  • Reply with option 1. This option will present you with the My Tools Feature
  • Then, another list of prompts will appear. Reply with option 1, it displays “My Number”
  • Then your mobile number would be displayed on your screen.

However, you can just quickly dial “*123*1*1#  or *663# and your number will appear on your screen.

This can only work if you are dialling from the phone number. That is the sim card of the number must be inserted in the phone. 

Tip 2: Check your Phone Number with the MyMTN App

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MyMTN App

There is an MTN self-service portal that is accessible all day. Although, you need to log in with your mobile number and pin code. 

Just like the MyAirtel App, MTN also has a self-service app that you need to install on your phone. Here’s how to use the app to check your phone number.

  • Turn on your data connection 
  • Send a message to the number ” 5018″. The content of the message should be “Care”.  
  • You will get a network SMS with a link to download the MyMTN App.
  • Download and install the app.  

With the MyMTN App, you will get access to all your mobile numbers details. This is how to check your phone number with the MTN App

When you have connected to the MTN network, you can text a short message ‘Care’ to a quick number 5018.

You will get a responding SMS with a link that leads to the application download. It is called MyMTN App.

Install the program and use it to check all kinds of information about your account.

GLO Phone Number 

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Glo Network

There are two common ways to check your phone number on the GLO network. This guide would highlight those methods.

Tip 1: Call 1244

Before calling this number, make sure to get a Note and a Pen close to you.

All you have to do is Make a Call to ” 1244″ from the mobile line you are requesting the number from. Once the call gets through. A voice would respond with your phone number. Now, your Note and Pen would be used to Jot the number. You can skip this process if you decide to memorize the number.

Tip 2: Check your Phone number on GLO using USSD code

Like Airtel and MTN, you can also use USSD code to check your phone number on the GLO network. Use the instructions below to view your number.

Simply call *135*8# After sending the code, a pop-up containing your mobile number will appear. In addition, you will also receive a message with your phone number.

Bonus Tips

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All networks

No-airtime Tips 

Airtel: You can get your phone number from a friend close to you at the time.

How do you do this?

The Airtel network offers a service that allows their users to send a call me SMS without airtime credit on their line. All you need to do is call, ” *140* friend’s phone number#. 

After you call the above USSD, your friend will receive a message. You can now check the number from which they received the message. That Number is your phone number

MTN: Even when you don’t have airtime, you can get your phone number. The MTN network offers a service in which you can request a call.

  • You can simply do this by calling *133#. After dialling a pop up will appear, asking you to input the phone number you want to send a text to.
  • Input the phone number. 
  • After doing this successfully, A free message with the content “please call me back” will be sent to the Phone Number.  
  • You can now check the Phone Number of your friend who got the message.

However, the “call me back” service, only works from an MTN number to another MTN number. 

Check from your Friends Phone 

Unlike the above, you should try this pattern if you have Airtime on your mobile phone. Simply place a call to a friend who is close in proximity to you. You can send an SMS too. After doing that they will receive your call or message. You can now check your phone number from their Phone. This applies to all mobile networks.

Check your Phone Number from the Sim Pack

This tip is specific for people who don’t have their Sim card inserted into their phone. All you have to do is to look for the Sim Pack attached to your phone number. The Sim card Pack would hold information about your mobile number, which includes your mobile digit. You should use this method if you need to retrieve your sim, or you misplaced it.

Conclusion

Finally, we have concluded the list of methods you could use to check your phone number. With the above tips, you don’t have to know your number by heart. However, you should document your number safely, to avoid repeating the steps.

One last thing!

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