How To Buy Data On Cell C/Cell C Data Packages

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Cell C is a big deal in South Africa. Holding the medal for the third-largest cellphone network provider, following MTN and the leading Vodacom. But what’s got people buzzing is their reputation for offering data plans that don’t break the bank. If you’re curious about how to buy data on Cell C to make the most of their irresistible offers, you’re in the right place.

Cell C has partnered with various retail outlets where you can purchase data vouchers with cash, credit, or debit cards. Ask for a Cell C data voucher and enter the code into your phone.

How to Buy Data on Cell C with Airtime

If your Cell C SIM card is loaded with airtime, you can easily convert it into data bundles:

  • Dial *147# from your Cell C SIM card and opt for “Buy Bundles”.
  • Navigate to the menu and choose “Data Bundles”.
  • Pick the data bundle that suits your needs and hit “Buy”.
  • Select “Airtime” as your preferred payment method.
  • Follow the prompts to finalize the transaction.

Keep in mind that you can only purchase data bundles with airtime if your Cell C SIM card has enough balance to cover the cost. Regular recharging helps avoid issues like the Cell C SIM card not working.

3 Ways to Buy Data on Cell C

There are three payment methods to buy data on Cell C. You can use the app, on their official website, or via a USSD code. The steps are simple and easy to follow.

Using a USSD Code to Buy Data on Cell C

The most common and user-friendly method involves dialing *147# and pressing send. Afterward, a menu will appear on your screen, including the option “Buy Bundles.” Select this option from various daily, weekly, and monthly bundles. There are even specialized bundles for specific social networks.

Ensure you have enough Cell C airtime balance before selecting if you’re using airtime to buy data on Cell C. The amount will be deducted immediately or declined if your balance is insufficient.

The Cell C App

For smartphone users, the Cell C app simplifies data purchases. Download and install the app from the Android or Apple app stores, and register a profile by adding your phone number. Once done, open the app and choose the “Purchase” option. Specify that you’ll pay via airtime and select the data bundle that suits your needs.

This option is not only for personal use but also convenient for buying data for family and friends using your airtime balance.

Buy from the Website

Visit Cell C’s website on your internet-enabled device. Navigate to the “Recharge” menu, where you’ll find the “Data Bundles” option. Choose the most suitable option for you from the available bundles displayed on the website.

Stay on top of your data usage by checking your balance regularly. Dial *101# or *147# and follow the prompts to check both your data and airtime balances on Cell C.

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