How to Check your Airtel Number Using USSD Codes, App, and more


Phone numbers are easy to forget, especially if it isn’t your primary number or it is a temporary number. But don’t worry, you can find and retrieve your Airtel number using the various Airtel number check methods we discuss in this article. It’s easier than you think, we list out various methods like USSD codes, retrieving it from the Settings app, using the Airtel Thanks app and more.

Check Airtel Mobile Number Using USSD Code

The telecom operator provides a host of interesting USSD codes to know different details about your Airtel mobile number. For those who are not aware, USSD codes help to get information about different services without calling customer care. Here’s how to find your Airtel number using the USSD code:

  1. Open your Phone app on your mobile phone and go to Dialer.
  2. Dial *282#.
  3. You will receive a pop-up message on your phone’s screen showing your Airtel mobile number.

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Calling Customer Care to Check your Airtel Number

Customers can also check their Airtel mobile number by simply calling the customer care number. Here’s how to do that:

  1. Dial 121, the Airtel customer care number.
  2. Follow the IVR instructions and select the option to connect with a customer care executive.
  3. Request the customer care executive to reveal your number.
  4. They will reply with your phone number.

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How to Check Your Airtel Mobile Number via Setting Menu on Smartphone

Another simple way to check your Airtel mobile number is by going to your phone’s Settings. Here’s how to do that:

  1. Open the Settings app on your phone.
  2. Tap About device.
  3. Tap Status.
  4. Tap SIM card status.
  5. Your Airtel phone number will be listed under the Phone number section.

NOTE: The above steps work for Android phones from Oppo, OnePlus and Realme. It can be slightly different on other Android phones, but the phone number can be found in the SIM card status or SIM status option in the About section in the Settings app.

Also Read: Airtel SIM Activation: How to Activate New Airtel eSIM and 4G SIM

How to Know Your Airtel Mobile Number in Airtel Thanks App

If you’re an Airtel Thanks app user, you can do the Airtel number check from the app. Here’s how:

  1. Open the Airtel Thanks app on your phone.
  2. Click on the Prepaid or Postpaid box, depending on your connection type.
  3. Your Airtel mobile number will be shown here, along with details about your connection.

NOTE: This will work only if you’re signed in to the Airtel Thanks app already, as you need the Airtel number to log in to the Airtel Thanks app.

How to Find Your Phone Number by SIM Card Packaging?

If you still have that SIM card packaging you got when buying the SIM, you can find your phone number on it. The phone number will be prominently mentioned on either of the sides of the packaging.


Can I check someone else’s Airtel number?

If you have the Airtel SIM or access to their phone, you can check someone else’s Airtel number.

Are there any charges for checking my Airtel mobile number?

The methods mentioned on this page don’t have any charges for checking the Airtel mobile number.

What if I forgot my Airtel mobile number and don’t have the SIM card?

In that case, you have to check for your SIM card packaging, if you haven’t thrown that away.

How do I check my Airtel number if the USSD code doesn’t work?

If the USSD codes don’t work, you can check your Airtel number by following the other methods mentioned on this page.