How to Buy Data on 9mobile (Etisalat)

9mobile (formerly Etisalat) has made it easy to buy data using different methods, including the *312# USSD code, your bank account, or the 9mobile online platform. Interestingly, purchasing data on 9mobile is straightforward and can be done in a few simple steps.

9mobile, which is a leading telecommunication company in Nigeria, has a variety of affordable data plans designed to meet the needs of every kind of user. This means that whether you’re a heavy data user who needs a monthly or yearly plan or someone who needs just enough data for infrequent browsing and social media use, 9mobile has plans that can suit you. We will walk you through the easy steps to get started. Let’s dive right in!

Code to Buy Data on 9mobile

The code to buy data on 9mobile is *312#. This code is the general code to use on all networks in Nigeria and was designed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The use of this code started in 2023.

Before then, the primary code to buy data on 9mobile was *200#, while the standard plan code was *917#.

Looking at the current code, *312#, which allows 9 mobile network users to purchase data of different sorts, there are steps to follow. Also, this code can allow you to buy expensive data plans for heavy data users or data for as low as 50 Naira.

A step-by-step guide to buy 9mobile data using the USSD code *312#

  • On your mobile phone, dial *312#
  • Select the buy data option
  • Choose a data plan and activate

Note that you must have the required amount of airtime on your phone for this to work. Alternatively, here is a guide to buying 9mobile data using the USSD code.

9mobile Daily Data Plan and Their Codes

  • Dial *312*3*8# to get 50MB for ₦50 (24 hours)
  • With ₦100, you can get 100MB + social. Dial *312*3*1# (24 hours)
  • For 650MB for ₦200, dial *312*3*2# (24 hours)
  • ₦300 for 1GB, dial *312*3*3# (24 hours)
  • To get 300MB + 300 secs for ₦150, dial *312*3*15# 24 hours

Codes for 9mobile Weekly Data Plans

  • For 7GB + social for ₦1,500, dial *312*2*2#
  • Dial *312*2*10# For 250Mb for ₦200
  • For 1GB +social for ₦500, dial *312*2*1#
  • Get 2GB + social for 3 days for ₦500 by dialing *312*3*4#

9mobile Monthly Plans Codes and How to Use Them

  • Enjoy 500MB for ₦500 when you dial *312*2*12#
  • Dial *3129*2*7# to get 1.5GB for ₦1,000,
  • For 2Gb for ₦1,200, dial *229*2*25#
  • To get 3GB for ₦1,500, dial *312*2*3#
  • For ₦2,000 worth of data for 4.5Gb, dial *229*2*8#
  • Use *312*2*36# code to get 11GB for ₦4,000
  • To get 12GB for ₦3,000, dial *312*2*5#
  • Dial *312*2*37# to get 15GB for ₦5,000
  • For 40GB worth of data for ₦10,000, use the code *312*4*1#
  • Get 75GB for ₦15,000 by dialing *312*2*4#
  • To get 125Gb for ₦20,000, dial *312*2*6#

Codes for Weekend and Night Plans

  • *312*3*11# is the code for 1GB (₦200) for 24 hours a night only (11 pm- 5 am).
  • 3GB for ₦1,000 code is *312*3*12#. It is a 30-day evening and weekend plan (7 p.m.-6:59 a.m.).
  • To get 7GB for ₦2,000, dial *312*3*13# (valid for 30 days on evening and weekend plans (7 pm-6:59 am).

9mobile Mega Data Plan Codes

  • Dial *312*5*1# for 775GB for ₦25,000 (for 90 days – 3 months)
  • Use *312*5*2# code to get 165GB for ₦50,000 (180 days)
  • With ₦30,000, you will get 225GB. Dial *312*5*6# to buy the bundle (valid for 60 days)
  • To subscribe for 425GB for ₦50,000, dial *312*5*7# (90 days)
  • To get 600GB for ₦70,000, dial *312*5*8# (valid for 180 days)
  • Get 1TB (1,000GB) for ₦100,000 with this code – *312*5*3# (valid for 365 days)

9mobile Data Code for 500

While you can use *312# to buy 500 weekly or monthly plan, there are faster codes to use and they include:

  • For the 9mobile 500 (500MB) monthly plan, dial *312*2*12#
  • For 1GB +social for 7 days for ₦500, dial *312*2*1# (weekly)
  • For 2GB + social for 3 days for ₦500, dial *312*3*4# (weekly)

9mobile Data Code for 200

With only 200, you can buy daily, weekly, or night data plans. Here are the codes for each:

  • Dial *312*3*2# to get 650MB for ₦200, (Daily plan)
  • For 250Mb for 7 days for ₦200, dial *312*2*10# (Weekly)
  • Dial *312*3*11# to get 1GB for ₦200 (11 pm- 5 am)

9mobile Data Code for 100

With ₦100, you can get 100MB + social for 24 hours. The code for this is  *312*3*1#.

9mobile 100 for 1 GB for 7 days

There is no 1GB of standard data for 7 days (weekly) on 9mobile. However, subscribers of the network can get 2GB worth of data that costs ₦500 and is valid for 14 days. This data is split into 1GB of standard data and 1GB of night data.

You can buy this data online or with the USSD code *312# or dial *312*3*4#.

Another data bundle of 1GB on 9mobile for 7 days is the 1GB + social plan. It costs ₦500 and can be bought also using *312# or dial *312*2*1#.

Despite this, 9mobile users can get 1.5 GB worth of data for 200. This is, however, a night plan, which is valid for 24 hours and can only be used from 12 am to 5 am.

9mobile 200 for 1 GB for 7 days

9mobile’s only standard 1GB data for 7 days costs ₦500. This means the network does not have a standard weekly data of ₦200 for 1GB. Instead, with ₦200, you will get 250mb which lasts 7 days.

You can get this by dialing *312*2*10# or sending AND11 to 312. Also, you can get 1GB for ₦200 for 24 hours a night only (11 pm- 5 am). This can be achieved when you dial *312*3*11#.

9mobile 5x Recharge Code 

9mobile now has a 9x recharge bonus on the 9xtra special bundle (Dial *1400# to migrate and enjoy the bonus). It allows subscribers to enjoy 9x the value of all recharges from  ₦100 and above.

The bonus is divided to make calls, SMS, and internet usage easy. 3x of 9x extra value is for calls to any network while the remaining 6x of value-added recharge is for browsing.

In terms of data, the bonus allows you to enjoy 100% of the data you purchase. For instance, if you buy 1GB worth of data, you will receive an extra 1GB to make it a total of 2 GB.

Here is the breakdown of the data bonus of 100%.

  • 11GB +11GB bonus: This plan costs ₦4,000 & valid for 30 days
  • 4.5GB + 4.5GB bonus: This plan costs ₦2,000 & valid for 30 days
  • 3GB + 3GB bonus: This plan costs ₦1,500 & valid for 30 days
  • 2GB + 2GB bonus: It costs ₦1,200 & valid for 30 days
  • 1.5GB + 1.5GB bonus: plan costs ₦1,000 & valid for 30 days.

How to Buy 9mobile Data Online 

You can buy 9mobile data online through the 9mobile data platform.

Follow these steps immediately when on the portal:

  • Enter correctly your mobile number in the first number that appears on the page
  • Select a data bundle
  • Enter a valid email address
  • Click “buy data”
  • You will be taken to a payment page
  • Insert your debit card number
  • Valid date and CVV
  • Click on Pay and the data will be added to your line
  • You can also use this same method to buy for any 9mobile subscriber

How to Buy 9mobile Data Via Text

You can buy 9mobile data through a text to 312. Here is the process to follow:

  • Open your phone’s text manager
  • Type AND and a special number for your preferred data bundle (Eg, AND1)
  • Send the message to 312 and wait for a reply.

Codes for 9mobile data via SMS

  • Send AND11 to 312 for 250Mb for ₦200
  • For 2Gb for ₦1,200, SMS AND1 to 312
  • Send AND11 to 312For 250Mb for 7 days for ₦200 (Weekly)

Code To Stop 9mobile (Etisalat) Auto-renewal

After subscribing to any data bundle and it is on auto-renewal, you can dial *312*0# to cancel 9mobile data auto-renewal.

The auto-renewal of the data plan will automatically roll over unused data once you have enough airtime to buy. Also, you don’t have to use any code or go through any process to buy data again since the network will make it automatic.


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