All Vodacom USSD Codes

How to access Vodacom Services Menu

Dial: *135#

If there’s one code to remember, it’s this one, since the services menu gives you access to all other USSD services from Vodacom, including promotions. If you forget a code, you can access the services menu and find the option to access a specific service there. However, it’s handy to remember certain other codes since they are essentially shortcuts which mean you don’t have to load the whole services menu.

How to send Please Call me on Vodacom


This is the Please Call Me service for Vodacom which will send a free text to a phone number requesting that they call you. The MSISDN is the phone number you would like to send the CallMe text to.

How to customise Please Call Me on Vodacom

Dial *140#

This code allows you to customize what appears in your Please Call Me texts and other settings related to the service. You can add your display name, for example, so that contacts know who sent the request even if they don’t have your number saved. You can also check how many call requests you have left for the day.

How to Check Balance on Vodacom

Dial *136#

Your airtime balance for your SIM card will be displayed on the screen, as well as any bundles you may have bought.

How to recharge airtime on Vodacom

Dial*136*01*Recharge PIN#

If you are recharging or loading more airtime onto your prepaid SIM with a voucher, you will use this USSD code. The value of the voucher will be added to your account. Vouchers have a recharge PIN which you will need to include with the USSD code.

How to send Please Recharge Me on Vodacom

Dial *140*02*MSISDN#

What it does: This USSD code sends a request to another Vodacom customer requesting airtime for your phone. The MSISDN is the phone number of the person you would like to send the request to.

How to Transfer Data Bundle on Vodacom


Vodacom Prepaid customers can use this code to buy data bundles.

How to transfer Airtime on Vodacom


The airtime transfer code allows you to send airtime from your Vodacom Prepaid phone to another Vodacom Prepaid customer. Dialling the code will give you more options to follow.

How to request Airtime Advance on Vodacom


Dialling this code lets you know whether you qualify for an airtime advance. These advances give you a small amount of airtime that you will only need to pay for when you next recharge. If you do not qualify for an advance, a popup message will tell you that you do not qualify and what the qualifying criteria are.