How to check 2g,3g data balance left in mobile data card sim?
Following are the procedure to check internet data balance left in Mobile or in 2G , 3G E-Stick / Dongle for various Indian operators,some operators are using sms system to get details, some use USSD command which can be dialed through mobile phone or direct dongle , some of the dongles are having USSD option in their dashboard/software ,
What is USSD? what is Full form of USSD? Know about USSD commands in GSM?
USSD – Unstructured Supplementary Service Data Term used in Cellular / Mobile Service ,is a protocol used by GSM cellular telephones to communicate with the service provider’s computers. USSD can be used for prepaid main balance check,data balance check, wap browsing , prepaid callback service , mobile-money services , location based content services , menu-based information services , and as part of configuring the phone on the network.
USSD messages are up to 182 alphanumeric characters in length. Unlike SMS service messages, USSD messages create a real-time connection during a USSD session. The connection remains open, allowing a two-way exchange of a sequence of data. This makes USSD more responsive than services that use SMS.
Example of USSD command – To check main balance in Idea is *212# and in Airtel it is *123# ,by dialing this command you will get the message from server for main balance left in your prepaid sim account.Same process are followed to check Internet Data Balance Check , find below the operatorwise details in sheets,
|Operator Name||Dial to Check Data Balance ( USSD )|
|Airtel 2G & 3G||*123*10#|
|AIRCEL 2G & 3G||*123#|
|BSNL 2G & 3G||*112# – Reply/Send “2” For GPRS Day
Send SMS “USG DATA” to 53738
|Idea 2g & 3g||USSD Dial *125#Also Check SMS Inbox –|
|Reliance GSM SMART 2G & 3G||
*333# Reply 1,3,1 Mobile Broadband Balance or
Dial *367*3# or
Send SMS “MBAL” to 55333 and you will Get a reply (for details check screenshot below)
|Tata Docomo 2G & 3G||*111*1#|
|Vodafone 2G & 3G|| For Data Balance Dial *111*6*2#For Data Plan Details Dial – *111*6*1#For Postpaid Dial *777*7*MDN#
MDN = 10 Digit Device/Dongle/Mobile No.
|Videocon 2G & 3G||*123#|
Note : For Idea 3G Net Setter ,after every disconnection you will get a pop-up message for data used during the session & one sms with total databalance left , check this message in sms Inbox.
Data Balance Check via USSD while using Tata Docomo 2G / 3G sim Card , those who are using Huawei make device & not having USSD Menu in Dashaboard / Software , can download Mobile Partner – To Download Mobile Partner Click here –
For Tata Docomo
Process to Check 2G / 3G Data Balance/Usage for Reliance GSM SIM –