How to Check Phone Number on MTN

Your phone number is a valuable piece of personal information. It is used for everything from calling and texting to logging into online accounts. That’s why it is important to know your phone number.

Most of the time, your phone number will come with the pack of the SIM card. But, there are some cases where it may not be included. There are a few ways to check your MTN phone number:


This is the quickest way to check your MTN phone number. Simply dial *123# from your MTN line and you will be given a list of options. Select “My Number” option and your phone number will be displayed on the screen.

MTN Customer Care

If you are unable to access the USSD code or prefer to speak with a customer service representative, you can call MTN’s customer care line at 180. When you call, simply tell the customer service representative that you want to check your phone number and they will be able to provide it to you.

Phone Settings

You can also check your phone’s settings to find your MTN phone number. On most phones, you can find your phone number by going to:

  • Settings
  • About Phone or About Device
  • Status
  • My Phone Number

Some phones may have a different location for your phone number, so you may need to check your phone’s manual.

myMTN Mobile App

myMTN Mobile App is a way to manage your MTN account and check your phone number. To use the app, you will need to download it from the Google Play Store or App Store.

To check your phone number using MTN mobile app, follow these steps:

  • Open the MTN mobile App
  • As you open the app, a welcome screen will show up.
  • Tap on the “Proceed” button to move to the next page.
  • On the next screen, you’ll see a dashboard with your MTN number right at the top.
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Call A Friend

If you do not want to use the MTN mobile app, you can always ask a friend to check your phone number for you. Simply call them and ask them to read out the phone number.

Why Knowing Your Phone Number is Important

  • Communication: Your phone number is how people reach you. It is important for staying in touch with friends, family, and even colleagues. Your phone number is the primary way for others to contact you.
  • Identity Verification: Many online services use your phone number to verify your identity. This helps to protect your accounts from unauthorized access. When you sign up for a new account, you may be asked to provide your phone number as a way to verify your identity.
  • Emergency: In case of an emergency, your phone number is necessary for authorities or medical personnel to contact your loved ones.
  • Service Activation: Many services require your phone number to activate. This helps verify your identity and make the activation process more streamlined. When you sign up for a new service, you will likely be asked to provide your phone number.

Buying MTN Airtime

To buy MTN airtime, you can:

  • Buy a physical voucher from any vendor. Scratch the card to reveal the PIN, then dial *311*Voucher PIN# to recharge.
  • Use the myMTN app. Download the app and create an account. Then, choose the option to recharge airtime and enter the amount you want to buy.
  • Go to MTN’s website and recharge airtime online. Enter your phone number and the amount you want to buy. Then, choose your payment method.
  • Use an ATM that supports mobile top-ups. Insert your card, select “Mobile Recharge,” choose MTN as the network, and enter your phone number and the amount you want to buy.
  • Use your mobile banking app to recharge airtime. Look for the option to buy airtime or top up your phone.
  • Use CardVest. To buy MTN airtime on Cardvest, log in to your account and click on the “Airtime” icon. Select MTN as the network provider, enter the phone number you want to recharge, and the amount of airtime you want to buy. Click on the “Buy Airtime” button to complete the transaction.

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