You and millions of other mobile phones out there are most likely to use your device beyond phone calls and text messages. Nowadays, smartphones can do it all – from downloading music, browsing through the content of social media and the internet, doing online shopping, or even streaming your favorite television shows. Each time your device connects to the internet without Wi-Fi to do these things, you need to use internet data.
One of the major brands of internet data providers in Malaysia is U Mobile. Being established back in 1998, in only a couple of decades, U Mobile has successfully catered to millions of Malaysians as its customer. The brand is known to be the pioneer in the field, proven by its rapidly increasing numbers of users.
If you are one of the many U Mobile users, then this guide on how to check U Mobile balance might be useful for you. It can be done through three different ways, which you can read below.
Via Mobile App
MyUMobile app is a really practical and convenient app that allows you to use various features. It lets you manage your U Mobile account at the reach of your fingers.
Here are the steps to check your balance on the mobile app:
- Open the MyUMobile app and type in your number.
- Type in the confirmation code sent to you via email or SMS.
- Use your U Mobile number and password to login to your account.
- Check your remaining credit balance through the available information.
You can set up your MyUMobile balance to log in by using PIN, TouchID, or Face ID. The app lets you do much more than checking your balance. It also allows you to check your monthly bills, buy add-ons and top-up for any U Mobile number, activate IDD and roaming, and submit your inquiries to the customer support in the easiest and fastest way possible.
Via Dial Menu
Here are three simple steps on how to check U Mobile balance via dial menu:
- Open the dial menu on your phone.
- Type in *118# and hit the dial button.
- Wait until you receive a message about your remaining balance and remaining active period of your number.
Follow the steps below to check your balance via text message:
- Open the SMS app on your phone.
- Type BAL
- Send it to 28118 and wait until you receive a text back that informs you about your remaining balance and remaining active period of your number.
The information about your remaining balance will be served in gigabytes (GB), megabytes (MB), and kilobytes (KB) measurements.
For those of you who tend to use the internet minimally such as to check emails or browse websites, when you probably only need a small data allowance. On the contrary, if you are a heavy internet user on your mobile phone and use it for streaming shows, playing online games, and such, chances are, you will need a higher data plan.
If you find your data consumption exceeds your data allowance often, then you may want to buy higher data allowance on your next purchase. Similarly, if you find yourself to regularly have left over internet data plans, then you may want to buy a lower allowance on your next purchase.