How to do Airtel night plans

Franklin Izuchukwu
By Franklin Izuchukwu

Here are details on how to do airtel night plans. Read on for Airtel USSD Codes and how to subscribe for Airtel night browsing plans.

Cheap night browsing plans frm Airtel, a mobile telecommunication network in Nigeria

Airtel has also chosen to be generous to its users by rolling out the Airtel night plan. You can read more about the airtel night plan below.

What are Airtel Night Plans?

The Airtel night plan allows Airtel users to enjoy low tariff internet during midnight. Airtel launched the Airtel night plan for subscribers who are on Airtel Smart trybe.

Airtel users can access Airtel Night Plans from 12 a.m midnight to 5.am in the following morning. With a little amount as ₦25, you can get 500 MB to use for just one night from 12 a.m. to 5 a.m., while with ₦150, you can get 1.5 GB on the same conditions.

How to migrate to Airtel Smart Trybe Tariff Plan

To enjoy the Airtel night plan, you be on Airtel Smart Trybe. You can go ahead and subscribe to the airtel night plan if you are already on Airtel Smart trybe.

If you are not on Airtel smart trybe, you can use the procedure below to migrate to smart trybe. To migrate to Airtel Smart Trybe Tariff Plan, follow the steps below:

  1. Dial *312# on your phone dialer
  2. Reply with 1 to accept

How to do Airtel Night Plan

Now that you have migrated to Airtel Smart trybe, the next phase is to subscribe to the Airtel Night plan. Follow the instructions below to get the Airtel Night plan:

  1. Dial *312# on your phone
  2. Reply to the prompt with 3 on your phone.
  3. This process costs you #25 to get 250 MB
  4. You can do this process repeatedly for a maximum of 4 times.
  5. At a maximum of 4 times, you get 1GB worth of data.

If you follow the above instructions, you can get 250MB for just 25 Niara, thus 1.5GB for just N150 only.

You can also read how to do MTN night plans if you are an MTN user.

Note

The data you’ll be allocated with is only valid from 12 am to 5 am that same night.

How to check Data Balance on Airtel

It is not just about surfing the Airtel Night browsing plan; you also need to take care and check your data balance from time to time to avoid being charged from your main account balance.

There are two methods one can use to check for data balance on Airtel:

  • USSD code
  • Direct SMS

USSD Code to Check Data Balance on Airtel

You can check your airtel data balance using a USSD code; it is easy and faster to use. You also have to note that the USSD code for checking airtel data balance for android plan subscribers is not the same for Blackberry plan subscribers.

USSD Code to Check Data Balance for Airtel android Subscription

If you subscribed for the Airtel data plan for android, you could follow the instructions below to check the airtel data plan for android subscribers:

  1. Dial the ussd code *140# to check the data balance on the Airtel network for an android subscription
  2. Wait for a prompt message containing your Airtel data balance.

USSD Code to Check Data Balance for Airtel BlackBerry Subscription

If you use a BlackBerry phone or one of Airtel’s BlackBerry packages, you can check your airtel data plans by:

  1. Dialling *123*9#
  2. Wait for a prompt message containing your Airtel data balance.

Direct SMS Code to Check Data Balance on Airtel

Direct SMS is another option to check your airtel data balance. This option is more preferable when the USSD code service is not active.

Direct Code to Check Data Balance for Airtel android Subscription

You can use Direct SMS to check your Airtel Data balance for the android subscription. To check your Airtel data balance of android subscription, follow the instruction below:

  1. Launch the SMS app on your android device
  2. Click on 'Create a new message.'
  3. Type in the keyword 'Status'
  4. then send the text to 141.
  5. wait to receive a message with information about your airtel data balance.

Direct Code to Check Data Balance for BlackBerry android Subscription

BlackBerry users or those that did airtel BlackBerry data subscription can also check their data balance using a different route.

Android data subscription differs from Blackberry's, but you can use the method below to check your airtel data:

  1. Launch the SMS app on your android device
  2. Click on 'Create a new message.'
  3. Type in the keyword 'Status'
  4. then send the text to 440.
  5. wait to receive a message with information about your airtel data balance.

Airtel Night Plan Validity Period

The Airtel night plan is valid from Midnight to 5:00 AM the following morning, meaning it is valid for 5 Hours.

If you did not finish your data before 5 am, you lost the remaining data because users cannot roll over the airtel night plan.