Users who have are using the Internet through mobile or data card in 2G, 3G dongle, must want to know the remaining data balance so that he can utilize it better. Some operators are using SMS system to get the remaining balance, but some use USSD command, which can be dialed through the mobile phone or dongle software. Some of the modems are having USSD option in their dashboard to check the balance.
USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) – USSD protocol term is used in Cellular / Mobile Service by GSM cellular telephones to communicate with the service provider’s networks.
I am using Huawei Aircel dashboard and share you in the post. It may be slightly different in your device’s dashboard.
How to check the remaining 3G internet balance using USSD?
1. Open the dashboard or connection manager and click on Settings. Now click on USSD as highlighted in below screenshot.
Some useful commands to get internet balance :
Airtel 2G & 3G – *123*10#
Aircel 2G & 3G – *301#
BSNL 2G & 3G – *112# and then Reply/Send “2″ For GPRS
Idea 2g & 3g – Dial *125# and check your inbox
MTNL – *444#
Reliance GSM SMART 2G & 3G –
*333# and reply 1,3,1 Mobile Broadband Balance
Send SMS “MBAL” to 55333 and you will get a reply
Tata Docomo 2G & 3G – *111*1#
Vodafone 2G & 3G – *123#
Dial *111*6# for Prepaid and Select 2
For Postpaid Dial *777*7*MDN#
(Where MDN = 10 Digit Device/Dongle/Mobile No.)