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All 9mobile Nigeria Data Plans [borrow, check & transfer data]

In Nigeria today, when talking about high browsing speed coupled with favourable tariffs from telecoms companies, 9mobile is one to reckon with. Notably, their fast network speed is irrespective of time and place. This great merit has earned them a cherished place amongst data users all over the country, making them first choice in a lot of cases. Notably, it is widely believed and often said that information is power, many individuals today use the 9mobile network but are unaware of many data plans that exist and special offers that 9mobile users are liable to. Also, many processes such as transfer of data the 9mobile network as well as buying data on a 9mobile sim. This article is written to guide you on all you need to know about data as a 9mobile user.

9mobile data plan and their codes: how to buy data on 9mobile

Data is life and in the world today, with enough data and a perfect internet, it is very possible to keep track of things going in every part of the world without having to leave the comfort of your room. Below is the list of data plans and the codes to subscribe to them on 9mobile.

1. 75GB plan costs ₦15,000 & valid for 30 days.

how to buy:  buy online or dial *229*2*4#.


2. 40GB plan costs ₦10,000 & valid for 30 days.

how to buy: buy online or dial *229*4*1#.

3. 15GB plan costs ₦5,000 & valid for 30 days.

how to buy: buy online or dial *229*2*37#.

4. 11GB plan costs ₦4,000 & valid for 30 days.

how to buy: buy online or dial *229*2*36#

5. 4.5GB plan costs ₦2,000 & valid for 30 days.

how to buy: buy online or dial *229*2*36#

6. 3GB plan costs ₦1,500 & valid for 30 days.

how to buy: buy online or dial *229*2*3#

7. 2GB plan costs ₦1,200 & valid for 30 days.

how to buy: buy online or dial *229*2*25#

8. 1.5GB plan costs ₦1,000 & valid for 30 days.

how to buy: buy online or dial *229*2*7#

9. 500MB plan costs ₦500 & valid for 30 days.

how to buy: buy online or dial *229*2*12#

9mobile Night plan

9mobile offers a night plan that runs from 12 midnight to 5 am every night for midnight surfers. The plan costs #200 naira only and dial *229*3*11# to subscribe for this plan. Furthermore, there’s another data plan that is similar to the night plan, called the evening plan.

9mobile offers two evening plans; first, 2GB for N1000 and to subscribe, dial *229*3*12#. The second is the 5GB for N2000 and to subscribe, dial *229*3*13#. The evening plan runs from 7pm to 7am.

9mobile Data balance code: how to check data balance on 9mobile with code

For every data user, it is imperative to keep track of how your data is being used. Therefore, a need to establish a data balance checker. To check 9mobile data balance, there’s an option of using a peculiar USSD code. All you have to do is, dial *228#. Your data balance automatically pops and a message containing your data balance is sent to your mobile.

9mobile 200 for 1gb: How to subscribe/recharge

9mobile understand the variations in pocket size of its users and has set up smaller plans that serve as quick fix for the customer’s data needs. This explains perfectly why 9mobile has set up a N200 for 1GB data plan. However, it is only valid for a period of 2days. To subscribe, dial *929*10#. To check the balance of this data plan, dial *228#.

How to borrow data from 9mobile

As customers, 9mobile recognizes that not all customers will have access to airtime and data sources at all point in times, therefore, they have set up a Morecredit Avenue that allows you borrow credit or data. To borrow data or MB from 9mobile using Morecredit, dial *665#. You are presented with three options of borrowing credit, borrowing data and checking your eligibility status. However, to check this eligibility status with one step, just dial *665*3#. It is also possible to borrow credit and subscribe for any data plan of your choice with the borrowed credit.

How to transfer data on 9mobile

In some cases, there’s a need to transfer data from an individual to another. This process used to be impossible but in recent years, telecoms companies have established a channel for the transfer of data. However, 9mobile data transfer has a limit of 200MB at a time and a maximum of 1000MB can be transferred in a day.

  • To transfer data: Dial *229*pin*amount of mb*recipient’s number#

Notably, you can also share or gift data to other subscribers on the 9mobile network using the USSD code

  • Share data: Setting up a pin is important as the default “0000” cannot be used for transactions. To change pin, dial *247*0000*new pin#. However
  • To gift data: Dial *229#, there’s an option of data gifting, input the number into the USSD and choose the amount of data you chose to gift the third party subscriber.

9mobile Subscription code

 Dial *229#, every information about data and subscription is brought to your screen. You are only needed to navigate based on the need.

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