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How To Buy Cheap Data On Etisalat

How To Buy Cheap Data On Etisalat- Data is oxygen. Data is the heart of the digital world. You will agree with me that if you have a mobile device such as smartphone, tablet , etc but with no data subscription, there is little you can do with such. In the past times, getting data on your smartphone is really a major deal. This is because data plans by service providers are quite expensive.

But in this current time, you don’t have to break the bank to put some data subscription on your smart device. There are cheap data plans on most of the networks that you can use to power your device.

In this article, I will be showing you how to buy cheap data on Etisalat. So if you are using the Etisalat network for your data subscription, then you should read this article to the end. And even if you don’t have an Etisalat sim yet, you may want to reconsider after reading through.

So lets begin

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How To Buy Cheap Data on Etisalat

There are different ways to obtain cheap data on etisalat:

  1. Direct Purchase of Etisalat Data
  2. Sharing of Data on Etisalat
  3. Sharing of Data on Multiple devices
  4. Sharing of Data with family and friends
  5. Data gifting

1. Direct Purchase of Etisalat Data

Cheap data on Etisalat network are in the following categories:

  • Daily Cheap Data on Etisalat
  • Weekly Cheap Data on Etisalat
  • Monthly Cheap Data on Etisalat

Daily Cheap Data on Etisalat

  • 24mb for #50; validity  is for 1 day.

To subscribe , dial the code *229*3*8#

  • 100mb  for #100; validity is 1day

To subscribe, dial *229*3*1#

  • 60mb for #200; validity is for 1 day

To subscribe, dial *229*3*2#

Weekly Cheap Data on Etisalat

  • 250mb for #200 ; validity is 7 days

To subscribe, dial *229*2*10#

  • 1GB plus social for #500; validity is 1 week

To subscribe, dial *229*2*1#

  • 2GB plus social for #500; validity is 3 days.

To subscribe, dial *229*3*4#

  • 7GB plus social for #500, validity is 7days

To subscribe, dial *229*2*2#

Monthly Cheap Data On Etisalat

  • 500mb for #500 data ; validity is 30days

To subscribe, dial *229*2*12#

  • 1.5GB for #1000 ; validity is 30days

To subscribe, dial *229*2*7#

  • 2GB for #1200 ; validity is 30days

To subscribe, dial *229*2*25#

  • 3GB for #1500, validity is 30days

To subscribe, dial *229*2*3#

  • 4.5GB for #2000, validity is 30days

To subscribe, dial *229*2*8#

  • 11GB for #4000, validity is 30days

To subscribe, dial *229*2*36#

  • 15GB for #5000, validity is for 30days

To subscribe, dial *229*4*37#

  • 40GB for #10,000, validity is 30days

To subscribe, dial *229*4*1#

  • 75GB for #15,000, validity is 30days

To subscribe, dial *229*2*4#

Cheap Data On Etisalat- Night Plan

Etisalat night data plan is a big boom! If you cannot afford the daily, weekly or monthly data plans , you can opt for the night plan. Most especially if you are a heavy consumer of data or you simply like staying awake in the night. Then you should take advantage of this night plan.

With the night plan, you can catch up with some videos on YouTube, follow updates on Instagram and TikTok, Twitter and also Facebook.

So , here are the cheap data on Etisalat- night bundles

  • 1GB for #200 ; validity is between 12am and 5am

To subscribe , dial *229*3*11#

  • 2GB for #1000, evening & weekend plan; validity is 30days( can be used between 7pm and 5am)

To subscribe, dial *229*3*12#

  • 5GB for #2000, validity is 30days (can be used between 7pm and 7am)

To subscribe, dial *229*3*13#

2. Sharing of Data On Etisalat

Another way of obtaining cheap data on Etisalat is through data sharing. If you don’t have enough funds to buy data, a kind friend using Etisalat network can share some data with you.

Here is how to share data:

  • Dial *229*pin*volume of mb*recipient’s number

e.g *229*0000*40*08090000000#

You can transfer up to 200MB at a time and a maximum of 1000MB in a day.

With this plan, you can enjoy free data from family and friends.

3. How To Buy Cheap Data On Etisalat On Your Multiple Devices

If you are really tech-savvy with multiple devices that require data plans, below is how to get some cheap data plan on Etisalat on those devices. You don’t have to go through financial strain because you are using multiple devices.

To activate,

Have a primary sim and then add the other sims as secondary sims.

To do this,

Dial *215*pin*1*new

Note that this plan is available for people with data subscriptions of 3gb and above monthly. Your PUK is usually required.  

You should have a primary sim and then get other new secondary sim (should be unregistered and unactivated).

The new sims (secondary) will have all the properties of the primary sim including your phone number. That way, you can access the data on the primary sim using the secondary sims.

How to activate:

Dial *215*PIN*1*New number*New PUK#

The 1 there implies the first secondary sim to be added. To add the 2nd secondary sim, replace with 2 and so on..

Dial *215*PIN*2*New number*New PUK#

You can change add other secondary sims  by changing the numbers.

To check the number of sims added, dial *215#. The number of secondary sims added will pop up. So now you can enjoy one single data subscription on different devices.

4. Sharing of Data With Family and Friends

This is another method of obtaining cheap data on Etisalat. Etisalat data subscriptions allows you to share data to family friends, up to 5 contacts. With this you can enjoy some free data from family and friends even if you don’t have the funds.

To activate this plan,

Dial *917# to buy your normal standard data plan.

To share data, dial

*229*9*PIN*Data quota*Recipients number*3#

Unused allocated data can be retrieved back

5. Data Gifting

You can also buy data as a surprise for friends and family members. You will pay for the data while the recipient get to enjoy the data.

How to activate:

*229*2*7*recipient’s number#

Brief History Of Etisalat

The telecommunications company first started out in Nigeria on October 23rd, 2008. It came with a very unique innovation of 0809uchoose. This offer allows its subscribers chose their own preferred mobile numbers. However, in 2017, the telecommunications brand was changed to 9mobile due to some official reasons. This transition even made the network more stronger and more dynamic in its operation. Etisalat (now 9mobile) is one of the leading telecommunications in Nigeria.

Some of its products include:

  • Prepaid and postpaid dial up internet
  • 3G Mobile internet
  • 4G Mobile internet
  • Broadband internet services
  • Cloud gaming services

Conclusion

Now you know how to keep your smartphone alive with enough data without breaking the bank. Your budget will determine which method of data subscription you will opt for.

This article has been on how to buy cheap data on Etisalat, hope it was helpful?

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there any difference between 9mobile and Etisalat?

The telecommunications company started out as Etisalat. The name was later changed to 9mobile due to some crisis within the company.

What network is the fastest in Nigeria?

Airtel network is currently the fastest network in Nigeria.

What is the 9mobile network?

The 9mobile network is one of the telecommunication company in Nigeria. It offers fast and affordable wireless mobile network

Why should I choose Etisalat?

Etisalat network has high flexibility, wide coverage, affordable call rates and data plans

References

  • www. techsuplex.com – Etisalat introduces multidevice plans; How to share data plan
  • www. techcabal.com – Etisalat Subscriber! Now you can share your data plan across multiple devices
  • www. afrokonnect.ng – 9mobile cheapest data plans for 2022-Etisalat data plan (Prices and Codes)

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