MTN Nigeria has introduced a new and more comprehensive flash notification when users checked their balance. Called the Single View Balance, It is a service that enables customers view ALL their Airtime, Voice, Data bundle and Bonus balance in ONE view upon dialing *556#.
To enjoy The Service:
The customer will dial *556# and s/he will receive a summary of Airtime, Voice and Data bundle/bonus balances via FLASH notification message and a corresponding SMS notification message with a detailed breakdown of all active balances.
Below is a sample flash notification and the SMS Notification you will get below:
Postpaid Customers Gets New USSD For Balance Enquiries
Meanwhile. before now, for postpaid subscribers on MTN network to check their balance, they have to dial *558#. Now, that has been retired. Consequently, *556# is now the universal balance enquiry code. In words, either you are a prepaid or postpaid customer, simply *556# to check your balance.