How to Permanently Stop MTN from Sending You Unsolicited Messages

Unsubscribe From MTN Promotional Messages

From persuading us to play BABA IJEBU to wooing us to learn how to plant a corn for ₦50 per week, MTN has come out to us with its different promotional messages. Before now, you can opt out of  irrelevant and promotion message by dialing *123*5*4#, but this method is now archaic. For this reason MTN is introducing a more effective option called Do Not Disturb (DND) list.

With DND list, you can manage the kind of promotional messages you receive from MTN or totally opt out of all. In this article, I will show you how you can use the Do Not Disturb list to opt out of MTN promotional service.

Are you ready? Let go and see how MTN DND works!

Unsubscribe From MTN Promotional Messages Using Do Not Disturb List

  • To get started, send HELP to 2442: This will bring out all the categories of advert messages that you can unsubscribe from. Sending this message and the others related to MTN DND is free.
  • After that, send STOP to 2442: This unsubscribes you from all categories of advert messages.

In case you change your mind and want to re-subscribe to all the promotional messages, send ALLOW to 2442.

If you unsubscribed from all the categories but want to receive messages from some categories, send the SMS Codes  in the table below to 2442.

SMS CodeAdvert Category
SMS 1Banking/Insurance/Financial Products.
SMS 2Real Estate.
SMS 3Education.
SMS 4Health.
SMS 5Consumer Goods & Automobiles.
SMS 6Communication/Broadcasting/Entertainment/IT.
SMS 7Tourism & Leisure.
SMS 8Sport.
SMS 9Religion.
STATUSTo Check Do Not Disturb Status

From the table, you see that if you want to continue receiving promotional messages related to banking, insurance and finance, you will send SMS 1 to 2442. The same goes with the other categories, and with a properly managed DND list, MTN should stop disturbing you with irrelevant ads.

Posted by Adedapo Olatunde

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