Do you wish to learn how to check the data balance on your Vodacom WiFi router? Many people in South Africa use Vodacom SIM cards in their routers. If you are one of these people, there will be times when you need to check how much data you have remaining in your SIM. But how do you do that? Is there a way of punching in USSD codes into your router so you can view the amount of data that’s remaining on your account?
How to Check Vodacom Router Balance
The following are several ways through which you can check the data balance on your Vodacom router;
- You can check your Vodacom router balance via USSD. Most 4G LTE routers come with the ability to dial USSD codes. These routers can also receive and send SMSs. So, you can use these features to check the data balance on your Vodacom router. The USSD to view Vodacom balances is *135#. In order to check your balance, you need to log into the router’s admin portal. On the Huawei B525 as an example, you open a browser and type in 192.168.8.1. That’s the default IP for this particular router. Log in using the default username and password. On Huawei routers, it’s usually admin for both. Now go to Tools and then USSD. Now type in the Vodacom balance check USSD, which is *135#. Follow the prompts to see your data balance.
- You can check the balance on your Vodacom router using the My Vodacom App. Simply download the app onto your phone and log in. Here it is for Android and for iOS. Once you are logged in, you will be able to see how much data, airtime and other balances remain on your SIM. The great thing about this app is that it can also be used to buy and transfer airtime and data, among other features.
- Another option is to log into My Vodacom on the Vodacom website. It’s almost the same as using the app. However, in this case you don’t have to download the app onto your phone.
That’s how to check the data balance on a Vodacom WiFi router. Most people worry that they are going to have to remove the SIM from their router, insert it into a phone and then check their balance.
You don’t need to do that. In this article, we showed that you can see how much data remains on your Vodacom router by using the USSD functionality that’s available on most LTE and 5G routers.
It’s also possible to check the amount of data that remains on your Vodacom modem using the My Vodacom App or through the My Vodacom online portal. In our view, the My Vodacom App is the easiest way of viewing your data balance. Once you have downloaded it and logged in, checking your balances will be a simple matter of opening the app.
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