MTN Night Plan: How To Activate & Check Balance

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Are you a telecom subscriber using MTN? Do you use your phone for browsing at odd hours in the night? If the answers to these questions are YES then this post is for you as we shall be covering various areas on the much talked about topic amongst many MTN subscribers which is the MTN night plan alongside how to activate the plan and browse cheaply at night.

The MTN night plan comprises is of two types which are the N25 for 250MB and N50 for 500MB. To subscribe to these plans, you need to have a minimum of N25 in your account and you also need to be a subscriber in the MTN pulse package.

When you compare the MTN night plans with night data plans provided by some other networks in Nigeria, you’d come to realize that the current prices of 500MB for N50 and 250MB for N25 are way ahead of their counterparts(especially Airtel) in price.

Without still wasting much of your time let’s jump right into the post to get activation codes, auto-renewal cancellation, and so on for this MTN night browsing data.

MTN Night Plan Activation Procedures (Updated)

As I have previously mentioned, there are two types of MTN Night Plans, the 500MB for N50 and 250MB for N25 data plans

There are two methods to activate these data plans – The SMS method and the USSD code method. We’ll be taking them to step by step so you can understand better.

NOTE – These MTN night plans are only for MTN Pulse subscribers, so if you have no migrated to this then dial *406# follow the on-screen prompt to join MTN Pulse.

How To Activate MTN Night Plan Using The SMS Method

  1. Make sure your phone has up to N25 or N50 airtime(this depends on the plan you want to buy).
  2. Locate your SMS app and send “NT1” or “NT2” without quotes to 131 to get 250MB or 500MB for 25 and 50 Naira respectively
  3. You will receive a message telling you something like “Dear Customer, you have successfully subscribed to MTN Pulse Night Browsing between 00:00 and 04:00 and N25 has been deducted from your account”.
  4. Enjoy your MTN midnight browsing.

How To Activate MTN Night Plan Using The USSD Code Method

  1. Make sure your phone has up to N25 or N50 airtime(this depends on the plan you want to buy).
  2. Navigate to your Dialer app and dial *406# and wait for a response
  3. When you get a response, choose “4” which is for “Nightlife Bundles”
  4. Then select the MTN Night plan of your choice and start browsing.
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Please note that these plans from 12:00 AM – 5:00 AM and have a data cap of 250MB for N25 and 500MB for N50, and they can also be done multiple times on a device and they also work on all devices ranging from Smartphones to PCs.

The subscription to the 250MB Night plan for N25 can be done multiple times but you can’t exceed 500MB in a day while you can only subscribe once to the 500MB Night plan for N50.

How To Check MTN Night Plan Balance

2020 Update: To know how much data volume you have left on your nightlife bundle, just dial *559*96# and follow the on-screen prompts. Once you dial this code, your balance will be displayed and you will also receive an SMS containing the same information.

Additionally, you can also check your MTN Night Plan data balance by dialing *406# then type in “4” and after sending that, type “3” and press send again.

You can also monitor your data usage directly from your phone if you have a data manager app installed or you can use the default data usage manager that comes pre-installed on all internet-enabled smartphones.

How to Cancel Auto-renewal On The MTN Night Plan

To cancel the default auto-renewal on the MTN night plan, Send Stop Night” without quotes to 131.

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If you encountered any problems while trying to subscribe to the MTN night plan please drop your comments and we’ll try our best to help you out. Cheers!

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