How to do Airtel night plans

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

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

What are Airtel Night Plans?

Airtel night plans and subscription bundles allow Airtel subscribers to enjoy low rate internet access during the night. Airtel subscribers on the Smart Trybe tariff plan can enjoy low rate internet access at the comfort of their homes.

Airtel Night Plans lasts from 12 a.m midnight to 5.am in the following morning. For just ₦25, you can get 500 MB to use for one night from 12 a.m. to 5 a.m., while ₦200 will get you 1.5 GB on the same conditions.

How to migrate to Airtel Smart Trybe Tariff Plan

You must be on the Airtel Smart Trybe tariff plan to enjoy this awesome Airtel night plan. If You are currently not on the Airtel Smart Trybe tariff plan, here is the detail on how to migrate to the Airtel Smart Trybe Tariff plan.

To migrate to Airtel Smart Trybe Tariff Plan, dial the ussd code, follow the steps below

  1. Dial the ussd code *312#
  2. Reply the prompt with 1 to accept

Now you are ready to do the Airtel Night plan on your sim card.

How to do Airtel Night Plan

To do Airtel Night Plan, follow the instructions below.

  1. Dial the ussd *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.

By repeatedly purchasing 250MB worth of data for 25 nairas, you can get 1GB worth of data for just 150 nairas. Isn't this cool from Airtel?

Are you an MTN user that wants to enjoy the MTN night subscription plans, follow the instructions here to do MTN night plans?

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 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.

Two methods can be used to check your 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 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 Airtel data plan for android, you could follow the instructions below to check airtel data plan for android subscribers:

  1. Dial the ussd code *140# to check data balance on Airtel network for 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 you 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 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 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 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

Since it is a night plan, you probably know that the data you purchase can only be used at night. The Airtel night plan is valid from 12:00 AM (Midnight) to 5:00 AM the following morning, meaning it is valid for 5 Hours.

However, you won’t be able to browse if you exhaust your the airtel night plan data before 5:00 AM.

If however, you do not finish your data before 5:00 AM, the remaining data will expire and the data cannot be rolled over.