How to Check OTT Balance on Airtel, MTN, Africell, and Lycamobile

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We are all now accustomed to paying Over the Top (OTT) tax to access our beloved social media platforms. The validity of the OTT tax is situated into options of daily at UGX 200, weekly at UGX 1400, Monthly at UGX 6000, and Quarterly at UGX 18000 and Annually at UGX 73000.

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After paying tax, we enjoy countless turns of browsing and chatting, that at times we lose track of when we last activated our OTT tax to determine the time and date the tax will expire.

As we relish using our different social media platforms, none of us wants to forcefully go offline because their OTT expired and yet they still have a running data bundle. This article shows you shortcodes that will help you check your OTT balance or OTT expiry date on Airtel, MTN, Africell, and Lycamobile.

How to check OTT Balance on Airtel

The Airtel procedure for checking OTT expiry date is similar to checking data balance.

  • Launch the phone app on your mobile phone.
  • Dial *175#, then OK.
  • Choose option 4, Volume Check.
  • Your data balance and OTT expiry date will appear on your screen.

OR

  • Dial *175*4#, then OK to directly check your OTT balance on Airtel Uganda.
steps to check OTT Balance on Airtel

Airtel customers always receive a warning text message 1 hour before data expiry.

How to check OTT Balance on MTN

When you request an OTT update, MTN Uganda will send you a confirmation message plus the OTT expiry date. So you can check your texts to determine when your OTT will expire or use the following convenient steps to check your OTT balance on MTN.

  • Open your phone app.
  • Dial *150#, then OK.
  • Choose option 3, Pay OTT.
  • Choose option 6, Check OTT balance.
  • Enter option 1, check for this number.
  • Your OTT balance will show on your screen.

OR

  • Use a combined USSD code *150*3*6*1#, then OK to check your OTT balance.
steps to check OTT Balance on MTN

How to check OTT Balance on Africell

  • Dial *133#, then OK.
  • Select option 6.
  • Select option 4.

OR

  • Dial *133*6*4#, then OK to check data balance.

How to check OTT Balance on Lycamobile

Lycamobile is more famous for cheap OTT and data bundle packages. So, the superlative way to check your OTT balance is by checking your data bundles expiry date.

  • Open your phone app
  • Dial *131#
  • Your OTT balance will show on your screen.

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