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    Default Cell C account info - USSD menu number and SMS short codes

    Check your Cell C account by phoning 140.

    SMS "bal" or "balance" to 14302 to check account balance.

    Dial *147# to launch the USSD menu with various account management and inquiry options.

    Cell C USSD codes

    These are the Cell C USSD service numbers to be dialled from your cellular handset.

    Balance enquiry

    • *101#


    Pre-paid top up

    • *102*<voucher>#


    Send a Call Me Back message

    • *111*<mobile number>#


    Customer menu

    • *147#


    MSISDN query (retrieve own number)

    • *147*100#




    I have contacted Cell C for the full list of USSD and SMS codes and will update when they supply the information.
    Last edited by jes; 03-11-2012 at 02:47 PM.

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    *101# Balance enquiry
    *102*<voucher># Pre-paid top up
    *111*<mobile number># Send a Call Me Back message
    *147# Customer menu
    *147*100# MSISDN query (retrieve own number)

    Update:
    *133*1# Manage subscription services
    Last edited by ginggs; 15-02-2014 at 08:29 AM.

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    Thanks ginggs. I will update the OP.

    Hopefully Cell C comes through with a comprehensive list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ginggs View Post
    *147# Customer menu
    *147*100# MSISDN query (retrieve own number)
    Any idea why they don't support shortcuts. E.g. instead of dialling *147# and then choosing 4, then 1, then 2 in order to purchase a 100mb data bundle, I'd like to be able to do:
    *147*4*1*2#
    which does not work.

    Anyone found a shortcut?

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    I would also like a shortcut like that
    *147*2*4# to find out when my data bundle expires.
    I have to use their menu.
    Just doing a balance check doesn't show expiry so its not very useful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lope View Post
    I would also like a shortcut like that
    *147*2*4# to find out when my data bundle expires.
    Try this with MDMA: *147#,2,4

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    Quote Originally Posted by sajunky View Post
    Try this with MDMA: *147#,2,4
    Thanks. I'll try next time I'm using a 3G and MDMA.
    For the moment I'm just using CellC on an old iPhone 3GS temporarily.
    Interestingly I discovered the software allows you to add wait and/or pause into phonebook entries.
    Unfortunately it won't activate the *147# menu at all (or the **147# menu you suggested) with wait or pause symbols afterwards.

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    Default Does Cell C charge you for using balance check, i.e *101#

    Does Cell C charge you for using balance check, i.e *101#. I am being chatged R4.39 every time I check my balance




    Quote Originally Posted by jes View Post
    Check your Cell C account by phoning 140.

    SMS "bal" or "balance" to 14302 to check account balance.

    Dial *147# to launch the USSD menu with various account management and inquiry options.

    Cell C USSD codes

    These are the Cell C USSD service numbers to be dialled from your cellular handset.

    Balance enquiry

    • *101#


    Pre-paid top up

    • *102*<voucher>#


    Send a Call Me Back message

    • *111*<mobile number>#


    Customer menu

    • *147#


    MSISDN query (retrieve own number)

    • *147*100#




    I have contacted Cell C for the full list of USSD and SMS codes and will update when they supply the information.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mohamedg View Post
    Does Cell C charge you for using balance check, i.e *101#.
    I have never been charged for sending *101#.
    Quote Originally Posted by Mohamedg View Post
    I am being chatged R4.39 every time I check my balance
    Are you sure you have not been subscribed to some "content service"?

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    cellc doesnt charge u when u check ur balance i would say u have subscribed for something else

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    Hi I am new to this and have another problem, I am looking for my Cell C Number for my second phone which is lost using my I.D number. Is this Possible. Please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mala Jugmohan View Post
    Hi I am new to this and have another problem, I am looking for my Cell C Number for my second phone which is lost using my I.D number. Is this Possible. Please.

    Hi Mala Jugmohan

    Please PM me your request. We'll assist.

    Regards
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    Hi Mohamedg

    Please check for any active subscriptions by dialling *133*1#

    This is a free service, which allows you to deactivate the services.

    Regards
    Cell C | BM

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    How does one check you data usage on the mifi device.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cell_C View Post
    Hi Mohamedg

    Please check for any active subscriptions by dialling *133*1#

    This is a free service, which allows you to deactivate the services.

    Regards
    Cell C | BM
    Cell_C rep, what's with all the necroing lately?

    Quote Originally Posted by stormers View Post
    How does one check you data usage on the mifi device.
    Try using the website's online portal.
    Quote Originally Posted by ChocolateBadger View Post
    Welcome to life. It's your life. Do what you want.
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