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How to Stop Automatic Data renewal on Etisalat, Airtel, Glo, MTN subscription plans

Mobile Networks in Nigeria can be corny - They've found ways to make us automatically re-subscribe for data at the expirey of your plan, sometimes without warning. It helps if you always resubscribe and cannot remember the correct codes to dial but in most cases, people are shocked when an entire 500, 1500 or more is automatically deducted without prior notice.

Yes, it's true that Successful data subscription SMS sent to customers contains information about how to turn off Automatic resubscription, but most of people don't bother reading or understanding the sms, untill the Magical data disappearance starts happening.

With the high number of complaints about disappearing of credit, you'd think the mobile networks would listen and disable automatic data renewal, but no - It's Good Business for them!

In this post we'll show you how to disable Automatic data subscription on Android, USB modem subscriptions for Airtel, MTN, Glo and Etisalat. 

Please Note that your current data subscription will NOT be disabled by this.
Etisalat Subscribers can cancel automatic data renewal by sending and an SMS with the word  "STOP" to 229.
You will receive an sms that confirms auto renew has been disabled.
"Dear Customer, You have successfully opted out of automatic data renewal"

Also Read: How To Know The Number Prefix Of All Nigerian Network


Airtel Subcribers should send and SMS "stopautorenew" to 440

GLO users, text CANCEL to 127 to disable autorenewal

MTN is nice enough to send a notification before your data expires.
"Please note that your **MB plan will be renewed and N**** Deducted from your account," Text NO to 131 to cancel automatic re-subscription.
You can also SMS  NO***  to 131. The *** should represent the code you used to subscribe.
Example, i subscribe *104# MTN plan. To stop auto-renewal, i SMS  NO104 to 131.

Great, now you don't have to call customer care and yell, because they never refund.
You can always refer to these posts to see Data subscription codes and prices for MTN, Airtel, Etisalat and Glo.

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