How to Check Your MTN Number: The Easiest Way

There are a lot of circumstances in which you might be asked for your phone number. It may be that your friend requested your number, you’re registering for services, or maybe you just purchased a new sim and want to know your phone number but don’t know how to check it. Well, don’t worry, checking your MTN number is easier than you think! You can easily check your MTN phone number by following some simple steps.

Whether you’re using a regular keypad phone or a smartphone, you can quickly and conveniently check your MTN number. There are many ways to check your MTN number; you can do that using USSD codes, check it using the My MTN app, etc.

In today’s article at ENTPLUSGH, I will show you how to check your MTN phone number using four simple methods. So if you are from Ghana or Nigeria and want to know your MTN phone number in a few seconds, continue reading to learn how.

How to Check Your MTN Number in Ghana 

If you are in Ghana and want to know how to simply and easily check your MTN phone number, you are at the right place. I will show you exactly how to do that in four different ways.

Using the USSD Code: The Easiest Way

For me, I think this method is the easiest and most simple way to check your MTN number. This method works well on both smartphones and keypad phones, and it doesn’t require airtime before you can check your number. All you will need is a stable network. To check your mobile number using the USSD code, follow the simple steps below.

1. On your phone, dial *156#.

How to Check Your MTN Number

2. From the menu that appears, select option 1 and tap Send.

3. Within a few seconds, your MTN phone number will be displayed on your phone.

4. You should see a prompt like this: “Y’ello, your phone number is 0244*****0.”

Using the My MTN App

If you haven’t heard of the MTN app, it is an app developed by MTN for both Android and iOS users. The main purpose of this app is to allow users to have access to information about MTN’s products and services whenever they need it. With this app, you can track your data usage, airtime, and SMS. Also, the app allows you to check your MTN phone number with ease, which is exactly what we are going to look at today.

How to Check Your MTN Number

NOTE: This method works only on smartphones, meaning you must have an Android or iOS phone to be able to use this method. Also, make sure your mobile data is switched to the SIM card you want to check the number on.

Follow the steps below to check your number using the MyMTN app.

1. Download and install the MyMTN app from the Play Store or App Store on your smartphone.

2. Once it’s successfully installed, locate the app on your phone and tap it.

3. The app will automatically sign you into the homepage. Tap on the hamburger menu in the upper-right corner of your screen.

4. Here, scroll down and tap on the “Profile” option.

5. Under the “Profile” page, you will see your name on the SIM, your number, your PUK, and the date you purchased your SIM card.

myMTN Ghana
myMTN Ghana
Developer: MTN GHANA
Price: Free
‎My MTN Ghana
‎My MTN Ghana
Developer: Scancom Limited
Price: Free

Checking Your MTN Number Via a Call

Another easy and quick way to check your MTN mobile number is through a phone call. To check your number using this method, you’ll need a small amount of airtime and a spare phone, which could be your friend’s phone. Once you’ve got these, follow the steps below.

1. Open the “Phone” app on your smartphone. Skip to the next step if you are using a keypad phone.

2. Enter your friend’s phone number.

3. Make a call and ask your friends for your SIM details (your number).

If you don’t have any airtime balance, you can use the MTN “Pay4Me” services. All you have to do is dial 154 [0244******] or 154 [your friend’s number] and then make the call.

Contacting the MTN Call Center 

This approach is another simple way. All of your information, such as your airtime balance, data bundle, and subscription, is available to customer service agents. So you can ask them any question you have about your sim. To check your number using MTN customer care, follow the steps below.

  1. Dial 100 on your phone and make the call from your MTN number.

2. Next, reply with your preferred language.

3. Here, follow the voice prompts to speak to an agent.

4. While the agent is on the line, ask him or her for your phone number.

5. Make sure you write the number down for future use.

How to Check Your MTN Number in Nigeria

For Nigerian MTN users, it is very simple and easy to check your phone number. I will show you exactly how to do that.

On your mobile phone, dial *123*, then select option 1; once you select this option, you will be sent to the “My Tools” option. Again Select option 1, “My number.” Finally, your number will be displayed on your screen. Write it somewhere for feature use. Alternatively, you can simply dial *123*1*1#.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. How do I check my MTN number in Nigeria?

It is very simple to do that; just dial *123# and follow the on-screen prompt. You can also simply dial *123*1*1#.

Q. How do I check my South Africa MTN number?

Checking your MTN number in South Africa is quite simple. To do that, just dial *123*88#. Your number will be returned in the USSD response message.

Q. How can I check my mobile number in Ghana?

Simply dial *156# and follow the on-screen prompt. Once you are done, a pop-up will appear showing your MTN phone number. You can also use the other methods listed above to check your MTN number.


As you can see, there are a lot of different ways to check your mobile number. The methods listed above are some of the easiest and most simple ways to check your number, both in Ghana and Nigeria. Which of the above methods was the easiest? Leave it in the comment section below.

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