Do you wish to learn how to buy WhatsApp data on Vodacom? WhatsApp is the dominant messaging application in South Africa. Over 93% of people in the country use it to stay in touch with friends and family. On all mobile networks, you get the option to access WhatsApp using either normal data, or by buying specialized WhatsApp data bundles. The bundle option is the best since it is cheaper. Vodacom offers what is referred to as the WhatsApp ticket. That’s different from the Social Ticket that we have previously written about.
How to buy WhatsApp ticket on Vodacom
The following is how to buy WhatsApp data on Vodacom in South Africa;
- First, you need to dial *135# on your Vodacom phone.
- Next, select Buy (option 2).
- From there, selection WhatsApp Ticket (currently option 5).
- You can now choose from the available Vodacom WhatsApp data bundles.
Please note that Vodacom’s WhatsApp data bundle comes with a major limitation; you cannot use it for video or audio calling. That’s a big setback.
If you want to call someone via WhatsApp, you will have to buy and use normal data. The WhatsApp ticket from Vodacom is only for chatting and for downloading and uploading videos.
What are the available Vodacom WhatsApp data bundle options?
That’s how to buy WhatsApp data on Vodacom. You have a number of options when it comes to the data bundles that you can buy. These options are highlighted in the table below;
As you can see from our table, as you purchase bigger WhatsApp bundles, you get more time in which to use the data in the bundle. The R1 bundle is probably for those only looking to chat for a little while.
Meanwhile, the R35 bundle is valid for a whole month. IT comes with 1GB of data, making it probably the most ideal of all the bundles that are on offer.
Summary: How to buy WhatsApp data on Vodacom
In this post, we showed you how to buy WhatsApp data on Vodacom. We noted that the majority of people in South Africa use WhatsApp as their preferred messaging app.
If you are one of them, it makes sense to buy WhatsApp bundles to enable you to stay in touch with friends and family at an affordable rate.
We did note, however, that the WhatsApp ticket from Vodacom does not allow you to make calls. That’s a major disadvantage.
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