All codes for MTN, Africell, Vodafone, Airtel, and UTL Uganda balance check and recharge USSD shortcodes

Balancing the Accounts

We know how you can start to fidget for those short codes when you switch a network operator or just obtained a second line. Okay, worry not,because here all the USSD codes and website URLs for recharging and checking your account balance for both airtime and data for all the Networks in Uganda.

Orange/Africell Uganda

Airtime balance inquiry: *131#

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Airtime recharge: *130*Voucher No#

Data balance inquiry and recharge: *133# then select “Check your data” or visit the Self Help Portal

Africell Money USSD code: *144#

MTN Uganda

Airtime balance inquiry: *156# changed to *131#

Airtime recharge: *155*Access Number# changed to *130*Access Number#

Data balance inquiry and recharge: Visit the portal at You can dial *150*1#

Mobile money helpline: 122

Mobile money USSD shortcode: *165#

Airtel Uganda

Airtime balance inquiry: *131#

Airtime recharge: *130*recharge code#

Data balance inquiry and recharge:  Dial *175*4# and press Yes/Ok. Also applies on the modem

Airtel Money USSD code: *185#

Uganda Telecom(UTL)

Airtime balance inquiry: Enter #122# and then press the “Call/Redial” button

Airtime recharge: Dial *111*recharge code# and the press the “Call/Redial” button.

Data balance inquiry and recharge: *160#

M-Sente USSD code: *500#

Smart Telecom Uganda

Airtime balance inquiry:*131#

Airtime recharge: *100#

Data balance inquiry and recharge: *100#

Vodafone Uganda

Airtime balance inquiry:*131#

Airtime recharge: *130*recharge code#

Data balance inquiry and recharge: *132#

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Just visit since they aren’t a traditional mobile network

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How to choose the best Internet package for you

When choosing an Internet package from MTN, Airtel, UTL or Orange Uganda, there are a number of factors to consider including price, speed, coverage, customer care. However, should you want to compare data bundles or Internet packages across the networks, then you can read this post.

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