MTN Data Plans, Subscriptions Codes & Related Services

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Like MTN tariff plans, MTN data plans have changed over the years. And even though NCC is trying its possible best to enforce a new data regime that will increase data prices, the current prices of MTN data are cheaper compared to years back.

The aim of this post is to present the latest MTN data plans. Also I have added other data services related to buying and using a data plan; these include how to manually configure MTN Internet settings and how to stop auto-renewal of MTN data.

Blackberry data plan has been stopped by MTN, so all the plans presented in this post work on PC, tablet, and all smartphones, expect Blackberry.

Full list of MTN Data Plans

MTN data plans can be unofficially categorized into two: the standard data plans and the social media plans. The standard data plans come in daily, weekly and monthly. The social media plans are either weekly or monthly, and they are popularly regarded as MTN Goody Bag Social.

MTN Daily Data Plan: Subscription Code & Price

MTN Data Plan

Price

Subscription Code

Text

Validity (hours)

30MB

₦100

*104#

104 to 131

24

100MB

₦200

*113#

113 to 131

24

 MTN Weekly Data Plan: Subscription Code & Price

MTN Data Plan

Price

Subscription Code

Text

Validity (days)

750MB

₦500

*103#

103 to 131

7

MTN Monthly Data Plan: Subscription Code & Price

MTN Data Plan

Price

Subscription Code

Text

Validity (days)

1.5GB

₦1,000

*106#

106 to 131

30

3.5GB

₦2,000

*110#

110 to 131

30

10GB

₦5,000

*116#

116 to 131

30

22GB

₦10,000

*117#

117 to 131

30

50GB

₦20,000

*118#

110 to 131

60

85GB

₦50,000

*133#

133 to 131

90

NB: MTN Pulse tariff plan offers a special data plan (500MB for ₦25), which is usable only in the night, and to subscribe to this special offer, called MTN Pulse Night Data Plan, send NIGHT to 131.

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To check the data balance of any of the MTN Data Plan listed above, send 2 to 131 or dial *131*4#

MTN Goody Bag Social Data Plan

Like most other ISPs in Nigeria, MTN also allows subscription only to some popular social networks. MTN named this special type of data plan the MTN Goody Bag Social, and with the plan, subscribers can subscribe to data that allows them to use a particular social network.

Each MTN Goody Bag Social Data plan costs ₦25 in a week and ₦60 in a month. Below are the data plan under the MTN Goody Bag Social:

  • Facebook Weekly Bundle: This Goody Bag data plan gives you nonstop access to Facebook for 7 days. To activate the MTN Facebook Weekly Bundle text FBW to 131.
  • Facebook Monthly Bundle: This gives access to Facebook for 30 days. To activate the MTN Facebook Monthly Bundle text FBM to 131.
  • Twitter Weekly Bundle: This Goody Bag data plan gives you nonstop access to Twitter for 7 days. To activate the MTN Twitter Weekly Bundle text TWTW to 131.
  • Twitter Monthly Bundle: This gives access to Twitter for 30 days. To activate the MTN Twitter Monthly Bundle text TWTM to 131.
  • Whatsapp Weekly Bundle: This Goody Bag data plan gives you nonstop access to Whatsapp for 7 days. To activate the MTN Whatsapp Weekly Bundle text WAW to 131.
  • Whatsapp Monthly Bundle: This gives access to Whatsapp for 30 days. To activate the MTN Twitter Monthly Bundle text WAM to 131.
  • 2GO Weekly Bundle: This Goody Bag data plan gives you nonstop access to 2GO for 7 days. To activate the MTN 2GO Weekly Bundle text 2GOW to 131.
  • 2GO Monthly Bundle: This gives access to 2GO for 30 days. To activate the MTN 2GO Monthly Bundle text 2GOM to 131.
  • Eskimi Weekly Bundle: This Goody Bag data plan gives you nonstop access to Eskimi for 7 days. To activate the MTN Eskimi Weekly Bundle text ESKW to 131.
  • Eskimi Monthly Bundle: This gives access to Eskimi for 30 days. To activate the MTN Eskimi Monthly Bundle text ESKM to 131.
  • Nimbuzz Weekly Bundle: This Goody Bag data plan gives you nonstop access to Nimbuzz for 7 days. To activate the MTN Nimbuzz Weekly Bundle text NIMW to 131.
  • Nimbuzz Monthly Bundle: This gives access to Nimbuzz for 30 days. To activate the MTN Nimbuzz Monthly Bundle text NIMM to 131.
  • WeChat Weekly Bundle: This Goody Bag data plan gives you nonstop access to WeChat for 7 days. To activate the MTN WeChat Weekly Bundle text WCW to 131.
  • WeChat Monthly Bundle: This gives access to WeChat for 30 days. To activate the MTN WeChat Monthly Bundle text WCM to 131.

If you don’t want to disturb yourself memorizing the code of each MTN Good Bag Social plan, just memorize *662#. This code takes you directly to all available data plan on MTN Good Bag Social, and more.

MTN Internet Settings

On Android phones and iPhones, MTN internet settings is automatically configured into the phones. But if for any reason it is not automatically configured on your phone, or you are using a universal modem or WiFi that requires manual configuration, see the MTN Internet settings below:

Account Name: MTN

Access Point Name (APN): web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net

IP Address: 10.199.212.2

Port: 8080

Username: web

Password: web

When your Internet settings is configured, choose the plan that suits you and subscribe. After subscribing to any MTN Data Plan, it is a custom for MTN (and other networks in Nigeria) to auto-renew subscription. If you don’t want this, follow the step below to stop the auto-renewal of your data plan.

How to Stop Auto-Renewal of MTN Data Plan

To stop or deactivate auto-renewal of MTN data plan, text stopdata to 131. You must always send this message every time you make a subscription, or else MTN will auto-renew your subscription any day it expires and you have the required subscription balance on your line.

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Conclusion

With all the subscription codes network providers require us for transaction on our phone, not to talk of the ones banks also require of us to transfer money, it is easy to forget the MTN data plan codes listed in this post. However any time you forget the code for a particular data plan, just dial *131#.

*131# is the root-base of all MTN data plan; you can always navigate to your desired data plan using the code.

Posted by Adedapo Olatunde

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