MTN Data Plans 2020: Prices & Subscription Codes
If you’re an MTN subscriber or you use the MTN mobile network, then you need to know about MTN Data Plans 2020, prices and subscription codes.
In this post, we’ve detailed everything you need to know about MTN, MTN data plans code, how to buy MTN data and lastly, how to borrow data from MTN.
MTN is presently the largest telecoms network in Nigeria and is the leading provider of one of the best internet quality service and affordable data plans nationwide. Whether you need data for just a day, a few days, a week, a month, few months e.t.c, MTN has just the right data plan for you. Also, with MTN 4G LTE connectivity in selected areas, you can enjoy super fast internet if you have a 4G enabled phone
There are daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly data plans in MTN. There is also Pay as You Go browsing for 5 kobo per kilobyte if you don’t want to buy a data bundle. MTN offers
MTN Data Plan 2020
MTN has just 13 data plans in total which include;
- MTN 100 Naira Data Plan
- MTN 200 Naira Data Plan
- MTN 300 Naira 350MB Data Plan
- MTN 500 Naira Data Plan
- MTN 1000 Naira 1.5GB Data Plan
- MTN 1000 Naira 1.5GB Data Plan
- MTN 1200 Naira Data Plan
- MTN 2000 Naira Data Plan
- MTN 3500 Naira 10GB Data Plan
- MTN 5000 Naira 15GB Data Plan
- MTN 10,000 Naira 40GB Data Plan
- MTN 20,000 Naira 110GB Data Plan
- MTN 50,000 Naira 150GB Data Plan
To get more information about the different data plans, dial *131*1# and follow the instructions.
MTN 100 Naira Data Plan
This is the lowest and cheapest MTN data plan 2020 that offers 75 Megabytes of data for 100 Naira only. It has a 24 hour validity period. The sunscription code is to text 104 to 131.
MTN 200 Naira Data Plan
The MTN 200 Naira for 200MB is only valid for 2 days from the time of purchase. To subscribe simply recharge 200 Naira MTN airtime and text 113 to 131.
MTN 300 Naira 350MB Data Plan
The MTN 300 Naira data plan offers 350 MB data and it is valid for a period of 7 Days. To subscribe text 102 to 131.
MTN 500 Naira Data Plan
With 500 Naira, you can get 1GB of data valid for 7 dayson MTN. To subscribe text 142 to 131.
MTN 1000 Naira 1.5GB Data Plan
The MTN 1000 Naira data bundle is probably the most popular MTN data plans 2020. It offers 1.5GB of data which is most average internet users go for, and it is valid for 30 days, 24 hours daily. To subscribe to the MTN 1000 Naira data plan,text 106 to 131.
MTN 1200 Naira Data Plan
Slightly higher than the MTN 1,000 Naira MTN data bundle is the 2GB of data for 1200 Naira. It is valid for 30 days, 24 hours daily. To subscribe, text 130 to 131
You can also buy MTN 3GB data for 1,500 Naira by texting 131 to 131 to subscribe. It is valid for 30 days.
MTN 2000 Naira Data Plan
With MTN 2000 Naira, you’ll get 4.5GB of data with a validity period of 30 days available 24 hours daily. To subscribe for MTN 2000 Naira data plan, simply text 110 to 131.
MTN 3500 Naira 10GB Data Plan
For heavy data users, MTN offers 10GB of data for 3500 Naira and it is valid for 30 days, 24 hours daily. You can subscribe for the MTN 10GB plan by texting 107 to 131.
MTN 5000 Naira 15GB Data Plan
5,000 Naira gives you 15GB of data on the MTN network, and it’s valid for 30 days at all hours of the day. To subscribe for the 15GB MTN data plan, simply text 116 to 131.
This plan is great for browsing on personal computers and tablets.
MTN 10,000 Naira 40GB Data Plan
The 40GB MTN data plan for 10,000 Naira is quite huge and allows you to create a hotspot which family and friends can connect to and enjoy browsing on their phones. It costs 10,000 Naira and is valid 24/7, 30 days. To subscribe, simplytext 117 to 131.
MTN 20,000 Naira 110GB Data Plan
Last but not the least of MTN data plans 2020 is the 110 GB plan. This is for heavy users such as a very large family or a medium sized company. It offers 110 Gigabytes of data for 20,000 Naira valid for 30 days, 24/7. To subscribe for the MTN 50GB data plan, simply text 149 to 131.
MTN 50,000 Naira 150GB Data Plan
This is the biggest MTN data plan and also the most expensive MTN data plans 2020. It offers 150GB of data valid for 90 days, available 24/7 for 50,000 Naira. To subscribe for the 150GB MTN data bundle, simply text 133 to 131.
How to Buy MTN Data
Buying MTN data is very simple. Simply follow the steps below:
- Recharge your MTN line with the amount you need for your preferred data plan
- Dial the code or send the SMS for the data plan you want using the codes above
- A screen will appear asking you to confirm your purchase
- Type 1 for Yes and click OK
You will then receive a message that your purchase was successful and the amount of data you bought has been credited to you.
Before you begin to enjoy your data, check the cellular network settings of your phone to ensure that the preferred network type is what you want it to be whether 3G only, 2G only, 3G & 2G or 4G.
You can make your data bundle last longer by doing a few simple things:
- Restrict background data on your apps: Simply go to Settings on your phone and restrict apps from using your data while they are inactive. This means that if you aren’t exactly on your Facebook or Instagram or Snapchat app, these apps will not consume data from the background thereby saving your data.
- Stop auto update of apps: Auto update of apps is when apps on your phone automatically update to the latest versions from Google play store. If you allow this, it can finish your data in minutes especially if you have very good network. Go to your setting and stop auto updates so that your data will last longer.
- Use browsers like Opera Mini and UC browser which compress data: these types are able to reduce browsing data consumption by up to half.
How to Activate Internet Browsing on MTN
If you’re using an Android phone, once you put your SIM card in, a message with internet settings is automatically sent by MTN to to enable you browse
However, it you you don’t get it automatically, follow the steps below;
Send a text containing SETTINGS to 3888 to get the automatic configuration file. The text message is free of charge. After that, save the settings immediately.
You can configure your phone manually for browsing using these setting below:
Account name: MTN GPRS
Access point name (APN): web.gprs.mtnnigeria.net
IP Address: 10.199.212.2
Port: 8080 (for HTML) or 9201 (for WAP)
Use Port: 8080 except your phone supports only WAP, all Android smartphones should use 8080.
For better and faster MTN browsing, you can buy a MTN 3.5G Fastlink modem for 5,000 Naira or portable Mi-Fi router for 20,000 Naira. The Mi-Fi router supports up to 5 devices simultaneously.