All MTN Data Bundles Questions And Answers

If you want to know questions people ask about MTN data bundles, then you’re on the right page. This page talks mostly about MTN data bundles. So, you’re advised to follow the questions one after the other so as to get the right answer you seek about the MTN data bundles.

Table showing MTN data bundles for daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly are also included. We also note the most accessible MTN data bundles by subscribers for good understanding.

Here are the questions people ask on MTN data bundles.

Read Our Guide: All MTN Data Bundles, Price, Activation & Subscription Codes.

Also Read: MTN Midnight Data Plans Subscription.

MTN Data Bundles Frequently Asked Questions

The following are questions people ask about MTN data plan:

What is MTN Data bundle?

The MTN Data bundles are affordable data plans that give an excellent internet experience on the most reliable data network and more value for your money.

Who can subscribe to MTN Data bundle?

All MTN Customers can subscribe to any MTN Data bundle provided he/she have qualify to do so. Also, have the available MTN credit balance, to be able to convert into data bundle.

What are the different MTN Data bundle plans available?

Available MTN data bundle plans includes; Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Bi-monthly, Quarterly, Bi-annually, and Yearly. Below, we will should a table contain the available MTN data bundles.

How do I subscribe to MTN Data bundles?

As an MTN customer, you can subscribe to any MTN data bundles using the following channels:

  • Subscribe using the MTN data bundle USSD, dial *131*1# or *904# and selecting your preferred data plan.
  • To Buy MTN data plan via SMS, send the MTN bundle plan keyword to 131. (In the table below, we’ll show you all available MTN data bundles keywords).
  • Ussing myMTNApp, text myMTN to 5018 to download the app.
  • myMTN Web
  • MTN TopIt/VTU
  • Zigi
  • Facebook (Mobile Center)
  • Google

I received a pop-up menu to choose either Auto-renewal, One-off, or Buy for a Friend when activating a data bundle. What does this mean?

The pop-up menu you received is a feature that allows you to set your data bundle on Auto-renew or One-off purchase, and to Buy for a Friend.

Here is what it meant;

  • Auto-renew Purchase means that your MTN data bundle will auto-renew after expiry in as much as you are having enough airtime on your line.
  • One-off Purchase means that your MTN data bundle will not renew after expiry.
  • Buy for a Friend option allows you to buy MTN data bundle for another line with your airtime.

If I exit the pop-up menu or it times out before selecting an option, will my data bundle be on Auto-renewal or One-off option?

If you are buying MTN data bundle via SMS and it exits the pop-up menu, or it times out before selecting your desire option, the MTN data bundle would be activated as One–off purchase.

But, if you are buying the bundle via MTN data plan USSD, you will not be able to proceed to buy the data bundle until you select an option of either one-off, auto-renewal or buy for a friend.

If my data bundle is activated on One-off, will I be able to opt in for Auto-renew or renew the bundle?

Yes, you will be able to opt in for Auto-renewal or renew the MTN bundle by sending R+bundle code to 131. For example, If you have an active 100MB daily MTN data bundle that is on One-off option, you will be able to renew it by sending R104 to 131.

In the table below, you will see all MTN data plans auto-renewal commands.

Will I be able to cancel MTN auto-renewal anytime?

Yes, you will be able to cancel auto-renewal on your MTN bundle anytime by sending the opt-out keyword to 131. See table below for more information.

How do I check my MTN Data Bundle balance?

You will be able to check your MTN data bundle balance via the following channels:

  • Vis SMS, texting 2 to 131.
  • Using the MTN data bundle USSD, dial *131*4# (i.e for main MTN data bundle and bonus). You can also check the MTN data balance dialing *556# which shows both credit balance, data balance, and bonus.
  • myMTNApp: Text myMTN to 5018 to download the app.
  • myMTN Web
  • Zigi

Can I buy multiple MTN Data bundles?

Yes, you can activate multiple MTN data bundles and all the data bundle purchased will have its own unique expiry dates.

If I have multiple data bundles active, which bundle will deplete first?

If you have multiple MTN data bundles active on your line, the data bundle with the least validity will be used first. For example, if you have a 30-day MTN bundle plan and 1-day plan both active on your line, the 1-day MTN plan will be used first before the 30 days plan.

What happens if I exhaust my data bundle before the renewal date?

As soon as you exhaust your MTN data bundle before the expiry, your data access will be suspended and you will not be able to browse internet again. To continue the browsing, you will need to do one of the following:

  • Buy another MTN data plan by dialing *131*1# or *904#.
  • Borrow MTN data by dialing *606#.
  • Opt-in for Pay-As-You-Go browsing by dialing *131*200# to continue browsing with your airtime at N3.07/MB.

Will I be able to enjoy data bonus offers when I activate a data bundle?

Yes, you will be able to enjoy 25%, 50%, 100%, and any other bonus offers you are eligible for on the MTN network whenever you buy a data bundle. The offer includes:

  • 100% 4G Upgrade Bonus: this offer is available only on select MTN data plans from N15,000 and below beginning from month 1 to month 3 after upgrading your SIM to 4G.
  • 25% 4G Upgrade Bonus: you will be able to enjoy 25% bonus on every MTN data bundle you buy from month 4 to month 6 after upgrading your SIM to 4G.
  • 50% Device Bonus: you will get 50% bonus on every MTN data bundle you buy with a newly activated phone/device.
  • Double Data Bonus: you will be able to enjoy double data (100% data bonus) only when you buy select MTNdata bundles from N15,000 and below.

Will I enjoy any add-on aside from data bonus when I buy a data bundle?

Yes, you will enjoy FREE MTN data on select MTN data plans for streaming on YouTube in the night from 11pm to 6am. See the table below to get eligible MTN data plans:

Here are Free YouTube MTN Data Plans.

S/NFree 4GB DataYouTube Night Data (11pm to 6am)Free YouTube Data (All-Day)
1350MB Weekly Plan350MBNA
2750MB Weekly PlanNA1hr-200MB-Daily
3750MB 2-week Plan1GBNA
41GB Weekly Plan1GBNA
52GB Weekly Plan2GB1hr-200MB-Daily
61.5GB Monthly Plan2GBNA
72GB Monthly Plan4GB3hr-600MB-Weekly
83GB Monthly Plan4GBNA
94.5GB Monthly Plan4GBNA
106GB Monthly Plan4GBNA
1110GB Monthly Plan4GBNA
1212GB Monthly Plan4GBNA
1320GB Monthly Plan4GBNA

Who can enjoy the FREE YouTube Night Video Streaming data?

All MTN customers who purchase any of the MTN data plans eligible for the offer will be able to enjoy the Free YouTube Night data plans on MTN network.

How can I enjoy the FREE YouTube Night data?

You will get the FREE MTN YouTube Night data plans when you buy any of the eligible data plans via the following activation channels on MTN network:

  • USSD: Dialling *131*1#
  • SMS: Text 130 to 131
  • MTN On Demand (*904#).
  • myMTNApp
  • myMTN Web
  • MTN TopIT/VTU
  • Facebook (Mobile Center)
  • Google
  • Zigi

What is the validity period of my Free YouTube Night Data?

Your Free MTN YouTube Night data plans will have the same validity with the main data plan you purchased via any channels on the MTN line.

When will I be able to use the FREE YouTube MTN Night data?

When subscribe to the MTN FREE YouTube Night data, it will be available for use only from 11pm – 6am every day within the validity period of the main data plan.

Can I enjoy multiples of the FREE YouTube MTN Night data every time I buy the eligible data plans?

Yes, you can enjoy the free MTN YouTube night data as multiple times on every eligible MTN data bundle you buy.

Will I be able to stream videos from other sites/apps with the FREE MTN YouTube Night data?

NO, the FREE 4GB YouTube Night data can only be used to stream videos on YouTube app or YouTube web.

What happens if I exhaust the FREE YouTube Night data while streaming?

You will be charged from your main MTN data bundle or any other available bundle if you continue to watch YouTube videos.

Can I share my FREE YouTube Night data?

No, you will not be able to share your free YouTube MTN Night data but you can share your main MTN data plan.

Also Read: Easy Ways On How To Share Data On MTN.

See Also: How To Transfer Airtime On MTN Share And Sell.

Will I be able to rollover my unused FREE YouTube Night data?

No, you will not be able to roll over the unused free MTN YouTube night data bundles.

How do I check the balance of my FREE YouTube Night data?

To check your free MTN YouTube Night data plan balance, simply dial *131*4#, *556#, text 2 to 131, or visit myMTNApp, myMTN Web, and Zigi.

Will I be able to rollover my unused main MTN data bundle?

Yes, you will be able to roll over your Unused main MTN data bundle ONLY if you buy another MTN data plan from the same category with the current bundle within the stipulated grace period.

Note, you will NOT be able to rollover any unused MTN data bonus. To get more insight about the main MTN data plan roll over, see the table below:

Data PlanBundle Roll Over CategoryRoll Over period
1-dayDaily bundle, 2-days, 3-days1 day
2-days3 days 
3-days3 days 
7-daysWeekly, 2-weeks bundle3 days
14-days3 days 
30-daysMonthly7 days
60-days2-months, 3-months7 days
90-days7 days 

I am having 1GB remaining from my expired MTN 6GB Monthly Plan, will I be able to rollover the remaining 1GB if I buy another monthly MTN data bundle?

Yes, you will be able to rollover your unused 1GB MTN data plan when you activate any MTN data plan from the monthly bundle category, and the validity of the new MTN data bundle you activated will be applied to the unused/remaining bundle.

If I have an Unused 1GB from my expired 6GB Monthly Plan and I now activated a 40MB Daily Plan. Will my remaining 1GB be rolled over to the daily bundle?

No, your unused 1GB MTN data plan will expire unless you buy another monthly MTN data bundle within the grace period, and your MTN 40MB Daily Plan will have 1 day validity.

What will happen if I do not renew my expired MTN data bundle or purchase another MTN data plan of the same category after the rollover period?

If you fail to renew your expired MTN data bundle or purchase another MTN data plan from the same category after the rollover period, all your un-used bundle will be cleared. You can see the MTN Data Roll- Over table for more details.

I have 1GB left after my MTN data bundle expired. Will I be able to use it within the grace period?

No, you will NOT be able to use the MTN data plan that has expired within the grace period until you renew the bundle or purchase another MTN data plan from the same category with the Un-used bundle. See the MTN Data Roll Over table for more insight.

Will I be able to rollover my unused data bonus?

No, you will NOT be able to rollover any MTN unused data bonus even if the bundle auto-renews before expiry, upon expiry or within the applicable rollover period.

If I have multiple data bundle active from different categories, which bundle will auto-renew first?

All MTN bundles will renew according to their bundle category; daily, weekly and monthly, etc. However, if you have multiple MTN data bundles active from same category, the last data plan you purchased from that category will be the bundle that will be auto-renewed.

Less say for Example, if you activate two MTN data plans from the daily plans; (40MB on July 1st, 200MB on July 2nd), two plans from the monthly plan; (1.5GB on July 3rd and 10GB on July 4th), on the day of renewal, only 200MB from the daily plan and 10GB from the monthly plan will be the plans that will auto-renew.

Can I share my MTN Data Bundle?

Yes, you will be able to transfer from your MTN data bundle to another line by dialing *131*Phone number* Data amount# or, text Transfer<space>Phone number<space>Data amount and send to 131.

I have 2GB Monthly Plan active and then activated 40MB Daily Plan, which of them will exhaust first?

The MTN 40MB Daily Plan will be used first and after the data bundle has been exhausted then data charges will be deducted from the 2GB MTN Monthly plan.

Will I be able to browse from my airtime automatically after exhausting my MTN data bundle?

You will be able to browse from your airtime only after exhausting your MTN data bundle, BUT you will be required to opt in by dialing *131*200# before you can browse from your airtime at Pay As You Go rate.

How do I opt in for MTN PAYG browsing?

To opt in for the MTN Pay As You Go browsing, simply follow the steps;

  • Dial *131*200#.
  • Or, Send RESET to 131.

How much will I be charged for browsing from my airtime after opting in for Pay As You Go browsing?

With the MTN Pay As You Go browsing, your browsing from your airtime will be charged at N3.07/MB.

Will I be charged for opting in for the MTN Pay As You Go browsing?

No, you will not be charged for opting in for the MTN Pay As You Go browsing.

How do I opt out of MTN PAYG browsing?

To opt out of the MTN Pay As You Go browsing, simply follow the steps below;

  • Dial *131*201#.
  • Or, Send SUSPEND to 131.

How can I check the validity of my data bundle?

You will be able to check the validity and expiry date of your MTN data bundle via the following channels:

  • USSD: Dialing *131*4# (for main data bundle and bonus), or *556#.
  • SMS: Texting 2 to 131
  • myMTNApp
  • myMTN Web
  • Zigi

Table Showing the Summary Of MTN Data Bundles

See below about all MTN data bundles;

Below is the table showing the MTN daily data plans:

MTN Daily Data Plans      Price (N)Data PlansValidity PeriodActivationOpt –in for Auto-renewal CodeOpt –out of Auto-renewal Code
Data AllowanceTime of UseSMS  to 131MTN USSDSMS (R Code 131)SMS (No Code 131)
5040MBAll day24 HRS114*131*114#R114NO114
100100MBAll day24 HRS104*131*104#R104NO104
3001GBAll day24 HRS155*131*155#R155NO155
200200MBAll day3 Days113*131*113#R113NO113
5002GBAll day2 Days154*131*154#R154NO154

Table showing the MTN weekly data bundles:

MTN Weekly Data Plans      Price (N)Data PlansValidity PeriodActivationOpt –in for Auto-renewal CodeOpt –out of Auto-renewal Code
Data AllowanceTime of UseSMS  to 131MTN USSDSMS (R Code 131)SMS (No Code 131)
300350MBAll day7 Days102*131*102#R102NO102
500750MBAll day7 Days750*131*750#R750NO750
500750MBAll day14 Days103*131*103#R103NO103
5001GBAll day7 Days142*131*142#R142NO142
10002GBAll day7 days105*131*105#R105NO105
15006GBAll day7 Days143*131*143#R143NO143

Table showing the MTN 2-Months data plans:

MTN 2-Months Data Plans      Price (N)Data PlansValidity PeriodActivationOpt –in for Auto-renewal CodeOpt –out of Auto-renewal Code
Data AllowanceTime of UseSMS  to 131MTN USSDSMS (R Code 131)SMS (No Code 131)
 8,00030GBAll day60 Days119*131*119#R119NO119
 20,000100GBAll day60 Days118*131*118#R118NO118
 30,000160GBAll day60 Days138*131*138#R138NO138

List of MTN 3-Month data bundles:

MTN 3-Months Data Plans      Price (N)Data PlansValidity PeriodActivationOpt –in for Auto-renewal CodeOpt –out of Auto-renewal Code
Data AllowanceTime of UseSMS  to 131MTN USSDSMS (R Code 131)SMS (No Code 131)
50,000400GBAll day90 Days133*131*133#R133NO133
75,000600GBAll day90 Days134*131*134#R134NO134

List of MTN 6-Months Data Plans

MTN 6-Months Data Plans      Price (N)Data PlansValidity PeriodActivationOpt –in for Auto-renewal CodeOpt –out of Auto-renewal Code
Data AllowanceTime of UseSMS  to 131MTN USSDSMS (R Code 131)SMS (No Code 131)
90,000800GBAll day180 Days115*131*115#R115NO115

MTN Yearly Data Bundles

MTN Yearly Data Bundles      Price (N)Data PlansValidity PeriodActivationOpt –in for Auto-renewal CodeOpt –out of Auto-renewal Code
Data AllowanceTime of UseSMS  to 131MTN USSDSMS (R Code 131)SMS (No Code 131)
100,0001TBAll day365 Days135*131*135#R135NO135
250,0002.5TBAll day365 Days136*131*136#R136NO136
450,0004.5TBAll day365 Days137*131*137#R137NO137

Access MTN Data Plan + YouTube Streaming Bundle Upsell

PlanPriceVolumeValidityActivation SMS to 131USSDYouTube Upsell OfferYouTube Offer Price (N)YouTube Offer FUPYouTube Validity
DailyN100100MB1 day104*131*104#1-hour YouTubeN50400MB1 day
WeeklyN5001GB7 days142*131*142#1-hour YouTube Daily for 7 daysN250300MB7 days
MonthlyN15003GB30 days131*131*131#1-hour YouTube Daily for 7 daysN250300MB7 days

How can I get MTN 4GB 1000?

To subscribe for MTN 4GB for 1000 naira, follow the steps.

  • Make sure that you have a minimum of ₦1000 airtime on your MTN line.
  • Dial the code *131*65#, and follow the prompts to pick the 4GB data offer.

How can I get MTN 10GB?

To get free 10gb data after upgrading your MTN SIM to 4g, here are what you need to do:

  • After completing the upgrading process, just insert your SIM in a 4G enabled phone.
  • Send an SMS with the word “4G” to 131. Or simple send 4G to 131 using your text message.
  • Your SIM/line will be loaded or credited with FREE 10GB data.

Read Also: How To Get 10GB Free Data From MTN.

How do I get 24GB on MTN 3500?

To get the 24GB for 3,500 Naira on MTN, you need to access the MTN USSD Data4Me code by dialing *121#.

How can I get 1.5 GB 300 on MTN?

To subscribe to MTN4Me Data4Me special data offer of 1.5gb for 300 simply dial USSD code *121*1# and proceed to subscribe.

Just if you don’t get to see the data4me offer, after dialing *121#, you can decide to try out *567# and you should for sure see the cheap MTN data offer of N300 for 1500mb.

How do I get 4GB data on 1200 MTN?

To activate MTN 4GB for 1200 naira via USSD code, dial *121# on your MTN line, on the next menu, select the option with “Data Offers 4ME”, there you’ll see if MTN 4GB for 1200 is available for you to buy.

How can I get MTN 10GB for R99?

In order to move to MTN BozzaGigs LTE, new MTN Prepaid customers will need to dial *137# to migrate to the BozzaGigs LTE in order to qualify for exclusive data offers starting at 10GB for R99.

How do I get 200 for 1GB on MTN?

How can I activate MTN 200 for 1GB? You can activate the 200 naira data plan by dialing *131*65*2# or you can also dial *567#.

Which MTN plan is best for data?

If you are interested in cheap calls and low rate MTN data for browsing, then the MTN Pulse tariff plan is the best for you.

How can I buy 2GB data on MTN?

To activate MTN 500 for 2GB MTN binge plan via USSD code.

  • Make sure you have ₦500 on your line, then dial *121# on your line.
  • On the next menu, select the option labelled “Data Offers 4ME” or “MTN Top Deals 4ME”.
  • On the next menu, select the option that says “Get 2GB for N500“
  • Complete the process.

How can I get 500MB free on MTN?

500MB free data on MTN is available on Government e-learning websites. Have you heard about the FREE 500MB for Government e-learning websites? This free data offer is open to all MTN customers and can only be used to access all configured government e-learning websites.

The three government e-learning sites are; http://www.schoolgate.ng/, http://mobileClassroom.com.ng, and http://subeb.edostate.gov.ng/.

Checking the data balance is stress free, simply dial *131*4#. Note that migrating from one plan to the other does not mean you get to lose the MTN Government e-learning website data, however, the data cannot be transferred.

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Hi! Am Njoku Valentine Ernest popularly known as ValErnest, am the admin of GenGuide blog, I love sharing general guides ranging from tech gist, updates, reviews, latest happening, and listing in any area that may interest my audience. Am a graduate of The Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger State in the Computer Science department.

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