How to Check Your 9mobile Number 2022 (6 Easy Ways)

This post is all about how to check your 9mobile number.

How to check my 9mobile number is one of the common questions asked by both new and old Etisalat (9mobile) users.

Do not feel intimidated, it’s quite normal to ask such question especially if you just bought the SIM.

How do you want to give out number when you don’t know it?!

Now you see that asking that question doesn’t me your an illiterate.

9mobile (Etisalat) is one of the best mobile network providers in Nigeria. From cheap call rate to exclusive data bundles, you can do more with 9mobile.

In case you don’t know, 9mobile was formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria, and every Etisalat SIM has automatically been migrated to 9mobile.

Therefore, whether you own an Etisalat SIM or 9mobile SIM, the code to check your number is still the same.

Now, let me walk you through a step by step process on how to check your 9mobile number on your phone.

How to Check Your 9mobile number

There are several ways to check your 9mobile number, and believe me all are very simple and easy to follow.

But firstly, here are the two common method to know your 9mobile number.

Code to Check Your 9mobile number

The code to check your 9mobile number on your phone is *248#. Send/call and your number will be displayed.

If you try the code and you did not see your number, try again or try the following method.

How to Check Your 9mobile Number

How to Check Your 9mobile number via SMS

While you may be expecting something like; “Go to the message app on your phone and create a new message saying ‘ABCD’ and send to 9mobile”, this method is completely different.

I would like you to know that there is no direct message that you can send to 9mobile or any code to check your 9mobile number. Instead, you can do it like this; 👇

Get another SIM in another phone (maybe your friend) and send a call me back message to the line by dialing *266*4*reciepient number#.

For example, say your own number is 08099911100 and you want to send a call me back message to your friend where his number is 09099000001. Here’s how I’ll do it. 

  • *266*4*09099000001# and send.

Your friend will receive the text message (SMS) you send and call you back. From there, you can ask him or her to state your number.

That’s how to know your 9mobile number through a call me back message.

Other Methods to Know Your 9mobile Number

  1. Call or send a message to 9mobile customer care line asking for your phone number
  2. Visit a nearby 9mobile customer care shop or office and lay your complaint. Tell the representative you see that you want to know your phone number for your reason. They’ll help you check their data base for it after you answer some questions. 
  3. Use the 9mobile App. If you have the 9mobile App installed on your mobile device, you can check your phone number on it.
  4. Check your SIM pack. Yes! The one your SIM card was in the time you bought it (Like an ATM card). You’ll see your number written boldly at the back.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to know my 9mobile number?

Simply dial *248# to check your 9mobile (Etisalat) number on your phone by yourself. Your number will pop up on your screen immediately.

How many time can I check my 9mobile number?

You can check your 9mobile number as many times as you want. There are no restrictions to checking your Etisalat number.

Is Etisalat and 9mobile number the same?

Yes, they are the same. In a simple sense, 9mobile is the upgraded version of Etisalat.


Whether for business or personal purposes, it is very essential to know your 9mobile number.

If you can store it in your brain or you often forget a number or two, don’t stress yourself or try to guess it for just one wrong number can cost a lot (E fit spoil show 😂).

That is why I’ve come up to help you with this post. And I believe by now that question “how to check my 9mobile number” is answered to your satisfaction.

I hope you enjoyed reading this post?! Then let me know in the comments section below if you have any other questions based on this topic.

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