How to Buy SMS Bundles on Airtel, MTN, Africell & Uganda Telecom

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Short Message Services (SMS) are yet to be shunned because of the wide adoption of online instant messaging apps like WhatsApp and Telegram. However SMS texting still plays an essential role in immediate bulk means of communication and it is also affordable. If you are thinking about your family and friends or want to market your goods and services, SMS texting is the best cheapest option. In this article, I will show you how to buy SMS bundles on Airtel, MTN, Africell and Uganda Telecom.

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How to Buy SMS Bundles on Airtel

Buy Airtel SMS Bundle Using USSD Codes

  • Launch the phone app on your device.
  • Dial *100*6# then OK.
  • Select the SMS bundle that you prefer. You can choose between SMS for only Airtel contacts and SMS bundle for “All Local Networks”.
  • Choose “1” to Buy for self or “2” t buy for another.
  • Hand pick the SMS bundle that fits in your wallet.
  • Choose payment method, either airtime or mobile money and finalize transaction by following the prompts.

Buy SMS Bundle Using My Airtel App

  • Open the My Airtel App. Available on Android and IOS.
  • Click Buy Bundles on the home page.
  • Enter receipt phone number (could be your number or some else’s number). Click Buy Bundles to proceed.
  • Slide left at the top on the screen, then choose SMS.
  • Scroll through and select preferred SMS bundle package.
  • Choose Payment Method and follow the prompts to complete transaction.

AIRTEL SMS BUNDLE PACKAGES

ON NET SMS BUNDLES ( Airtel Only)

SMS Package

Price

Duration

100

250

24 hours

Daily plus

500

24 hours

700

1000

7 days

4000 Sms

5000

30 days

OFF-NET SMS BUNDLES (all local networks)

SMS Package

Price

Duration

10

500

30 days

25

1000

30 days

50

2000

30 days

125

5000

30 days

Table shows Airtel SMS bundle packages

READ ALSO: Monthly Internet Bundles Uganda: Airtel, MTN, Africell, Smile, UTL, Lycamobile.

How to Buy SMS Bundles on MTN

Using USSD Codes

  • Launch the phone app on your device.
  • Dial *160*2*4# then OK.
  • Choose between “Buy for Self” and “Buy for Other”.
  • Select the SMS bundle of your choice then tap OK.

NOTE: You can only buy SMS bundles on MTN using Airtime with the above method.

Buy SMS Bundle on My MTN App

  • Open My MTN app. Available on both Android and IOS.
  • Tap on “Buy” at the bottom of the page.
  • Select “SMS”.
  • Alternate through the Daily and Weekly bundle options to choose your SMS package.
  • Tap on preferred SMS package. Under “Buy for” option, click the drop down menu to opt for either Me or Someone Else.
  • Tap on Airtime or Mobile Money as preferred “Payment Method”. Select the Mode of Activation then press Continue.
  • Confirm payment page will open. Click Proceed to confirm details. You have finally loaded SMS bundle.

You can also buy SMS bundles using MTN Senkyu points. Dial *141*> select option 1, Use Points> choose option 3, SMS> confirm SMS package.

MTN SMS BUNDLE PACKAGES

SMS Package

Price

Duration

30

200

24 hours

100

500

24 hours

200

1000

7 days

Table shows MTN SMS bundle packages

How to Buy SMS Bundles on Africell

  • Open the phone app on your device.
  • Dial *134# then OK.
  • Select Option 4 for “SMS Bundle”.
  • Choose preferred SMS bundle package then press OK to finalize transaction.

AFRICELL SMS BUNDLE PACKAGES

SMS Package

Price

Validity

200 sms

Ugx 200

Daily

Table shows Africell SMS bundle packages

How to Buy SMS Bundles on Uganda Telecom

  • Open the phone app on your device.
  • Dial *100*5# or *166# and follow prompts to subscribe to the SMS bundle that meets your requirements.

UGANDA TELECOM SMS BUNDLE PACKAGES

SMS Package

Price

Validity

Off-net 15

(sms to all networks)

UGX 500

30 days

Off-net 30

(sms to all networks)

UGX 1000

30 days

Off-net 60

(sms to all networks)

UGX 2000

30 days

On-net 150

UTL to UTL

UGX 200

24 hours

Table shows Uganda Telecom SMS bundle packages