Useful Codes for STC | Zain | Mobily | Balance & Data Check

If you are just landed here in Saudi Arabia or been here as an expatriate for long still sometimes you need to get information regarding a data check while porting a number to another network. List of Telecom Companies that you can avail here

  • Saudi Telecom | STC | SAWA
  • Zain Telecom
  • Mobily

These are three major giants and these also have sob companies as well.

Whatever is the reason you are here; I will tell you some very important codes that you must need to know. About Sawa, Zain and Mobily network. These are the major telecom operators here in KSA.

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SAWA or STC – SAUDI TELECOM COMPANY Useful Codes

If you see the sim you have purchased that number is starting from 050, 053, or 055 then you got an STC number. For example, 0535943*** is my number and is of Sawa STC.

Now let see the codes you need to know to use it properly;

Balance Check: *166# or call 1500 (It free of charge)

Internet Data: Call 900

You can see other methods to check Sawa Remaining Balance Check

Recharge Balance : *155*Recharge Coupon Number# Send

Or you can recharge from internet banking if you have an account. You can also pay and get a balance from any retailer shop if available.

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STC Sawa Balance Transfer : *133*Recipient Number*Amount#

Example : *133*055943XXXX*10#

Here are some terms and conditions for it

  • The sender should have a minimum amount of 20 SAR in balance
  • The recipient should be on the STC network.
  • A nominal charge will be imposed during a transaction – half SAR
  • SIM card validity will not increase in this case.

You can also approach them at Call center: 900.

Through another operator: 0114555555.

From outside of Saudi Arabia: +966 114 55 5555.

Zain Network Useful Codes

Zain is also a well know and the best competitor of STC here in the kingdom. It is also operative in other gulf countries. It is not Saudi based like STC but still has quite worth around KSA users due to its internet and cheaper call packages. Coverage wises it taking the same steps as of STC.

If your number starts with 058 or 059 (058 456 XX00, 059 000 0000) then you are a Zain user and follow the below codes to charge or do other transactions

Check Balance: 142# or call 959

Internet Data: *405# or Call 959 or Send “BC” message to 700212

Recharge Zain Number: *141*Recharge Coupon Number# Send

My Number: *34#

Zain Sim Cards are under your Iqama :

Send Blank Message to 700123

Zain Credit Transfer :

Send SMS to 702702 containing message “bt Recipient Number Amount”

Example : bt 05800000XX 10

Here are some terms and conditions for it

  • The sender should have a minimum amount of 20 SAR in balance
  • The recipient should be on the Zain network.
  • A nominal charge will be imposed during the transaction – Half SAR
  • SIM card validity will not increase in this case.

Zain KSA Customer Service: +966590000959

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Mobily Network Useful Codes

If you got a number starting for 054 or 056 then you are on  Mobily network. A mobile network number will be like  054 555 XXXX, 056 666 XXXX.

Mobily is UAE based but here it provides the best avail be internet packages like Mobily monthly, quarterly plans are the best among others but the only issue is the coverage. Mobily is confined to major cities but it is expanding exponentially.  It will definitely give some major setback to its competitors like Sawa & Zain.

Balance Check: *1411# or call 1100

Internet Data: *1422#

Recharge Mobily: *1400*Recharge Coupon Number#

Know your Mobily Number : *222#

Know Number Sim Cards under Iqama: Send Blank Message to 616166

Credit Transfer: *123*Recipient Number*Amount# Example : *123*056XXXXXXX*10#

Here are some terms and conditions for it

  • The sender should have a minimum amount of 20 SAR in balance
  • The recipient should be on the Mobily network.
  • A nominal charge will be imposed during a transaction – Half SAR
  • SIM card validity will not increase in this case.

Mobily customer service center: 1100 or 0560101100

Wrap Up

Make sure there is no portability of a network or else you may lose some extra balance. Like people transfer the number to other networks for example from STC to Mobily or Zain and vice versa.

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