How to Borrow 9mobile Data in 3 Easy Ways 

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Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you needed data desperately but had none left? Whether it’s an important online meeting, a video call with a loved one, or whatever you’re doing online, running out of data can be a major inconvenience. Fortunately, 9mobile, one of Nigeria’s top network providers, offers the option to borrow data when you’re running low on credit and pay back on your next recharge.

In this post, you’ll find tips on how to borrow 9mobile data in three different easy and convenient methods. Also, you’re going to learn how to be eligible and check your eligibility to borrow and how to repay the loan.

Without further ado, let’s dive in!

How to Borrow 9mobile Data in 3 Easy Ways 

How to Check Eligibility For 9mobile MoreCredit Service 

To borrow data from 9mobile, you need to first confirm your eligibility and the amount of data you can borrow. Here’s how you can check your eligibility:

  1. Dial *303# from your 9mobile line.
  2. Choose option 2, “Borrow Data.”
  3. Select the second option, “Check Eligibility Status.”
  4. You will receive an SMS confirming your eligibility and the total amount of data you can borrow.
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Alternatively, you can text ‘STATUS’ to 303 from your Messages and wait for a message from 9mobile confirming your eligibility and the data you can borrow.

How to Borrow 9mobile Data Using USSD Code 

If you want to borrow data on your 9mobile SIM card, here are the steps to follow:

  1. Use an eligible 9mobile SIM card to dial 303# on your smartphone.
  2. Click on “borrow data.”
  3. Select “Choose Loan Amount”. You’ll see the amount of data you can borrow and its validity period.
  4. Select the amount of data you want to borrow.
  5. Confirm the request to borrow data.

You will receive a confirmation message, and the borrowed data will be added to your 9mobile SIM card immediately. You can start browsing the internet right away.

How to Borrow 9mobile Data via SMS

Borrowing data on 9mobile via SMS is straightforward; send an SMS with the amount of data you want to borrow and send it to 303.

It’s important to check your eligibility status and see the data you can borrow, then write down the amount and send it to 303.

You can send the following:

100 for 100MB

200 for 250MB

For example, send 200 to 303 to borrow 250MB

How to Borrow 9mobile Data Using the ig9ite

If you want to borrow data from 9mobile using the ig9ite App, follow these simple steps:

  1. Download the ig9ite App from your app store and create an account or log in. If you already have an account and the App, just log in with your 9mobile details.
  2. Tap on the “+ Data” option at the top of the page.
  3. Select “Borrow Data” from the list of options.
  4. Choose the desired amount of data from the available options. The amount you can borrow depends on your recharge frequency over time.
  5. Once you have selected the amount, tap “Borrow Now”.
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Wait for a confirmation message to confirm that you have successfully borrowed the chosen amount.

How to Borrow 9mobile Data Without Paying Back

It is not possible to borrow data on 9mobile without the expectation of repayment. If you are not willing to repay the loan, it is advised that you do not attempt to borrow. Failure to repay will result in automatic deduction of the loan amount from your airtime balance during your next recharge.

How to Repay 9mobile Data Loan

The borrowed data will be deducted from your next recharge when you recharge via recharge card vouchers or an e-top up from directly from your bank account.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What Is the Code to Borrow Data on 9mobile?


How Much Data Can I Borrow From 9mobile?

The amount of data you can borrow depends the amount of airtime you’ve recharged in the previous month. However, the highest amount of data you can borrow on 9mobile is 1.5GB.

How Do I Repay a Data Loan From 9mobile?

The borrowed data will be deducted from your next recharge when you recharge.

Can I Borrow Data From 9mobile if I Have a Negative Balance?

Yes, you can still borrow if you’ve not exceeded the limit of data that you can borrow. If you have, repay the loan amount before trying to borrow again.

What Happens if I Don’t Repay My Data Loan From 9mobile?

If you do not repay your data loan from 9mobile, you will not be able to borrow data again unless you repay your loan. However, the amount you owe will be automatically deducted on your next recharge.

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How Can I Check My Data Loan Balance on 9mobile?

Dial *323# to check your data balance. Find out other ways to check 9mobile data balance here.

What is The Validity Period For Borrowed Data?

Borrowed data on 9mobile is valid for 30days. However, the validity of the data plan will be displayed and sent along with the confirmation message.


If you’re running low on credit and need more data, borrowing from 9mobile is a simple and easy solution. Dial *303# or use the ig9ite app to borrow data and check your eligibility. 

Remember to repay your borrowed data on time to remain eligible for future borrowings. Stay connected with 9mobile!