A common question Glo subscribers ask all the time is how they can check Glo data balance. This question cuts across the board. Whether the subscriber is new or has been on the network for long.
Why this question is always on the lips of Glo subscribers is simple. Glo are in the habit of coming up with new data bundles. This is in a bit to get new subscribers and of course stay ahead of the competition.
It is for this reason they tag themselves, ‘The Grandmaster of Data.’
However to check Glo data balance is quite easy. Though there are several different ways to do it. This guide is a compilation of all the ways you can check Glo data balance if you are a Glo subscriber.
Ways to check Glo data balance
1. Through Glo data USSD codes
There are two ways to check Glo data balance using USSD codes.
In the first method,
- simply dial *777# on your phone.
- A screen prompt would pop up. All you need to do is choose the data plan you are currently on.
- Then choose ‘Manage Data‘ and on the next screen hit ‘Data Balance.‘
A notification would pop out with the data balance information.
In the second method, you simply dial *127*0# on your mobile phone. Again, data balance would be made available through a notification on your screen.
2. Check Glo data balance via SMS
Choosing this method to check your data balance is also very easy. Simply follow the steps below:
- Open the messaging app on your device
- Type the word, ‘INFO‘. Don’t include the inverted commas or quotation marks
- Send the message to 127
You would receive a message shortly to inform you of your data balance and expiry or validity date of the data.
3. Check Glo data balance for Blackberry bundles
Blackberry data bundles are not as popular due to the dominance of Android devices. But if you still subscribe to Glo BB bundles, these are the ways you could check your data balance.
Glo BIS data balance – you can do it by using this USSD code: simply dial *777*0# or send a text message to 777 after typing STATUS in your messaging app.
Blackberry data balance: – in your messaging app, simply type Info and send it to 127.
You would receive a message with the information you need after a short while.
4. How to check Glo bonus data
It is common for Glo network to reward loyal subscribers on different packages with bonus data.
The above methods of checking you Glo data balance would not reveal the bonus data in most cases.
The codes below apply to the data bonuses you would get on packages such as Jollific8, Super Max, Campus Booster, Glo Infinito, and G-Bam.
Simply did. *606# and follow the prompt on your screen or dial #122#.
5. Glo Bounce data balance
Glo Bounce is a popular package for subscribers that comes with a lot of freebies.
If you are on Glo Bounce, you can check the data balance by simply dialing #124#1# or #122#.
5. Call Glo customer care
This method of checking your Glo data balance would only be used if the above methods fail to work due to bad network. This is because the method is a bit time-consuming.
However, if you have to contact the call center to speak with an agent, dial either 121 or 200 on your mobile phone.
Follow the voice prompt to be connected to an available Glo customer care agent that would give you the required information
6. Online chat on Glo website
This too is one way to check Glo data balance that requires a bit of patience like the above method.
- On your Web browser, head to the Glo website.
- Click the ‘Click here to chat with us‘ at the bottom right-hand corner of the page.
- Fill in your name, phone and request
- The click, ‘Start Chatting’
You would be connected with a staff to answer your question after a short wait. However, how long you wait depends on the number of people ahead of you on the queue.
7. Online self-service portal
The Glo online self-service portal is a very useful way to manage your line without going through a customer care agent.
Apart from data balance, you can also check things like airtime balance and registration status.
On your Web browser, just head to hsi.glo.com. Preferably, you must use a modem with your Glo number to access this portal to get results.
8. Social media
Finally, you can check Glo data balance on various online social media hubs like Facebook and Twitter.
Using social media involves going to the handles and dropping a message for the administrator to check your data balance for you.
Remember to include your number before sending the message.