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 New Glo USSD Codes

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has harmonized the shortcodes for all mobile operators in Nigeria, including Glo. This means that there are now new USSD codes for Glo airtime recharge, data purchase, and other services.

In this article, we will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the new Glo codes, including how to use them and what you can do with them.

New Glo USSD Codes

Here is a list of the new Glo USSD codes:

| Service | New USSD Code |
|—|—|—|
| Airtime recharge | *311*Voucher PIN# |
| Airtime balance check | *310# |
| Data purchase | *312# |
| Data balance check | *323# |
| Borrow airtime | *303# |
| Share airtime | *321# |
| Glo Value-added Services | *305# |
| Link your NIN to your Glo line | *996# |

How to Use the New Glo Codes

To use the new Glo codes, simply dial the code on your phone and follow the on-screen instructions. For example, to recharge your Glo airtime, dial *311*Voucher PIN# and then send.

Here are some specific examples of how to use the new Glo codes:

  • To recharge your Glo airtime:** Dial *311*Voucher PIN# and then send.
  • To check your Glo airtime balance:** Dial *310# and then send.
  • To purchase Glo data:** Dial *312# and then select the data plan you want to purchase.
  • To check your Glo data balance:** Dial *323# and then send.
  • To borrow airtime from Glo:** Dial *303# and then follow the on-screen instructions.
  • To share airtime with another Glo user:** Dial *321*Recipient’s phone number*Amount to share*Security PIN# and then send.
  • To access Glo Value-added Services:** Dial *305# and then select the service you want to access.
  • To link your NIN to your Glo line:** Dial *996# and then follow the on-screen instructions.

Benefits of Using the New Glo Codes

The new Glo codes offer a number of benefits, including:

  • Convenience: The new codes are shorter and easier to remember than the old codes.
  • Consistency: All mobile operators in Nigeria now use the same codes for certain services, such as airtime recharge and data purchase. This makes it easier for users to switch between networks without having to learn new codes.
  • Security: The new codes are more secure than the old codes, as they are more difficult to hack.

FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions about the new Glo codes:

Q: Why did Glo change its USSD codes?

A: Glo changed its USSD codes in compliance with the NCC’s directive to harmonize the shortcodes for all mobile operators in Nigeria.

Q: How do I know if I am using the new or old Glo codes?

A: The new Glo codes start with *311*. If you are using a code that starts with a different number, then it is the old code.

Q: Can I still use the old Glo codes?

A: The old Glo codes will be discontinued on November 1, 2023. After this date, you will need to use the new codes to access Glo services.

Q: What should I do if I have any problems using the new Glo codes?

A: If you have any problems using the new Glo codes, you can contact Glo customer care for assistance.

Conclusion

The new Glo codes offer a number of benefits, including convenience, consistency, and security. To use the new codes, simply dial the code on your phone and follow the on-screen instructions. If you have any problems using the new codes, you can contact Glo customer care for assistance.

Additional Tips

Here are some additional tips for using the new Glo codes:

  • Save the new codes in your phone’s contacts so that you can easily access them when you need them.
  • When recharging your airtime or purchasing data, make sure to enter the correct voucher PIN or data plan code.
  •  If you are sharing airtime with another Glo user, make sure to enter the correct recipient’s phone number and amount to share.
  • If you are linking your NIN to your Glo line, make sure to enter the correct NIN.

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