How To Buy Data On Airtel 

No doubt,  Airtel is one of the leading telecommunications in Nigeria. The company has a history of being a great network provider despite how the company has changed ownership in the last two decades. 

Most Nigerians believe that Airtel has the best network for browsing. In addition, they provide cheap data to their customers and give awesome offers.

Let me take you through the process of buying data on your Airtel line. 

How To Buy Airtel Data

Buying Airtel data comes in different ways. You can buy directly from your phone or through other online vendors. 

In fact, buying from some vendors comes at a reduced price. Let\’s check some of these methods. 


Undoubtedly, this is the easiest and most usual method of buying data. It\’s less complex and very straightforward. 

The main code you need to buy data from Airtel is *141#. 

Follow these procedures and get your desired offer. 

Step 1. 

  • Dial *141# 

It will take you to where you can make a choice in the data bundle available. 

The number \”1\” on the list are various offers available for you. 

Step 2. 

  • Click on \”2\”. 

Click on the data bundle and proceed to the next page. 

Step 3

  • Select your bundle. 

Click on your preferred bundle. Read the following details carefully and agree if you want the bundle to be renewed when the current one expires. 

Banking App

Most people believe this is the easiest way to buy data from Airtel. The only disadvantage to this method is that you need a stable internet connection to initiate it. 

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All commercial banks have two methods of selling to their customers. You can either use the USSD designated to your bank, or use the bank app. 

Each bank has a command code that takes you to the menu. However, the bank app has similar method to sell data. 

Follow these steps. 

  • Open your bank App 
  • Click on Data Bundle 
  • Select your network
  • Choose the data bundle. 
  • Make Payment 


There are different vendors online that sell Airtel bundle. Online banks like Fair Money, Easymoni and the like sell at a cheap rate.
Ensure you have a good network before you use online means to buy data. 

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