How to Buy Telkom Airtime via Mpesa | Ultimate Guide


You can now easily buy Telkom airtime via Mpesa. Since it is not always that easy to find Telcom recharge cards in shops, well, you can do that easily and efficiently through some simple steps.

How to buy Telkom airtime via Mpesa

You can easily top up your Telkom line via Mpesa through these few steps;

  1. Go to the Mpesa menu
  2. Select paybill
  3. Enter the business number as 777711
  4. Enter your Telkom number as the account number
  5. Enter the amount of airtime you wish to purchase
  6. Enter your Mpesa pin and wait for a confirmation message to confirm the purchase

How to top up Telkom airtime

Apart from recharging your Telkom airtime from Mpesa, you can also recharge from a scratch card.

  • Dial  *130*code#
  • Dial the call button
  • You will receive a notification confirming the recharge

Telkom USSD codes

  1. For the main menu so that you can access all services and manage your account; *100# or *123#
  2. For T-kash, so you can access Telkom’s mobile money services, dial *160#
  3. To check your airtime balance, dial *131# or *144#
  4. Airtime top-up, *130*code#
  5. To buy data bundles or subscribe to various internet data bundles, dial *544# or *124#
  6. To check your Telkom data balance, dial *544# or *131#
  7. Buy data for internet everywhere, SMS #123#bundlesize# to 430
  8. To buy home plan bundles for Telkom 4G Routers used at homes, dial *222#
  9. Get Telkom Kenya’s internet settings (APN), send a blank SMS message to 1234
  10. To activate My Data Manager, dial *544*8#
  11. Voice bundle to subscribe to FREE Telkom to Telkom calls and Ksh.2 to other networks, dial *10#
  12. Bundle with free Telkom to Telkom calls, data and SMS (across all networks). Calls to other networks charged at Ksh2/3 depending on the bundle, *10#
  13. Unsubscribe from auto-renewal of Holla Bundles, dial *11#
  14. Subscribe or Unsubscribe from Bulk SMS bundles, dial *188#
  15. Transfer your airtime to another Telkom number, *140#
  16. To get advance/emergency airtime on credit, *133#
  17. Activate or deactivate voicemail and listen to your voicemails, call 123
  18. Premium subscript service to get SMS alerts on news, entertainment, sports, football scores, horoscopes, jokes etc, *150#
  19. Telkom’s ring back tone service (like Skiza Tunes). *811#
  20. Check Ziada points balance. *131#
  21. Check your Telkom mobile number. *130#
  22. For customer care services, call 100

This is a complete guide on how to buy Telkom airtime via Mpesa, how to top up Telkom airtime and different USSD codes to help you access Telkom services.


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