Simple way to check your number: Mtn, Glo, Airtel and Etisalat

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Tutorial on how to check your phone number-Airtel, Glo, Mtn and Etisalat users

You probably have a SIM which you have been using not quite long and you don’t remember the number or probably you have so many SIM cards you are using and the only you know the number is your main SIM. It’s not uncommon for network subscribers in Nigeria to have many SIM cards, this is due to the poor network quality. Therefore, the only way to overcome this challenge is to have a SIM card for each network provider. An Internet user in Nigeria will have a SIM card for Glo, MTN, Airtel and Etisalat.

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“I can’t remember my number on this phone”

Having many SIMs has its own many palaver and one of such challenges is that you may not remember a particular number that you need urgently. Maybe a friend ask you for that particular number of yours or probably the person wants to send you a gift data to that number and there is no credit on that line because it’s not your primary line.

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You are therefore looking for ways on how to check the phone number. The major service providers in Nigeria know that you may fall into this dilemma, therefore, they have provided shortcuts to dial to get your mobile numbers without having to memorize or check the SIM packs.  Search no further, you have come to the right place. Below I will show you how to check your Glo, Mtn, Etisalat and Airtel number.

How to Check Your Phone Number on Etisalat

Checking your mobile number on the 0809ja for life network is pretty easy. Just dial *248# from your phone and your number pops up on your screen. Too easy!


How to Check Your MTN Phone Number

Dial *123# from your phone: you are given some on-screen options. Select option 1 by from your screen showing Account Information. Select 1 further again to reveal your phone number.

How to Check Your Glo Phone Number

Glo has a specific number to dial which reads your phone number audibly to you. Dial *135*8# or 1244 to hear your number.

How to Check Your Airtel Phone Number

Dial *121# from your Airtel line. From the on-screen options select 1 for My Account. Select 1 further again to reveal your phone number.

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  1. Miracle Benaiah on

    Kudos to your strenuous effort in putting these items before the public for some kind of aid that would enable them tacktled some day to day questions and challenges affecting networking among others.

    With references to the code you placed here for checking Glo number I think the code *135*8# is outmoded and the up-to-date code is ”777*#”

  2. Thanks for sharing this. It has been helping.
    There is a pure revolution in the telecommunication industry, and we will always be proud to share the trends.

    Goo one from our network providers

  3. Gud day pls how do I know original Android phone and how do I get my personal information on my phone I really wat to know more.

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