What is the Telkom balance check USSD code? Telkom mobile has been growing in leaps and bounds in South Africa over the past few years. They are now actually bigger than Cell C and have taken over third position in terms of number of mobile subscribers. If you have just moved to Telkom, you will be looking for an easy way to check your balance. In this post, we will show you how to use a USSD code to view the amount of airtime or data remaining in you Telkom phone.
USSD Code to Check Airtime Balance on Telkom Mobile South Africa
The Telkom balance check USSD code is *188#. Your balance will appear on the screen of your phone, usually within seconds. But are there alternatives to using a USSD code to see the amount of airtime or data that’s remaining in your Telkom phone?
Does this work on any phone?
The major strength for USSD is that the protocol can be used on any phone. That is the reason why people are able to carry out all sort of activities, even mobile banking, on a wide range of phone types, including age old feature phones.
You don’t have to have to have smartphone to check your balance this way. Any phone will do. Anyway, check out our article on the Telkom please call me USSD code.
Alternatives to the Telkom balance check USSD
The answer is yes. There are alternatives to the Telkom balance check USSD. The easiest of these is to download the Telkom mobile app. You will be able to find one for both the iOS and Android stores. Once you have installed the app on your phone, checking your balance will be a simple matter.
How to save airtime and bundles on Telkom
Instead of having to worry about running out, there are things that you can do to save data and airtime. In the first place, you can make sure that there are no subscriptions running on your phone that are draining your bundles.
You can also stop your phone from carrying out automatic updates. Another option is to disable background data on your phone. Also, instead of directly using airtime, you should buy bundles.
If you have comments or questions, leave them either below or on our Telkom mobile forum.