How to Deactivate All MTN Services To Stop Deducting Your Airtime

May 1, 2023 | Egbujor Victor
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The situation in the country is not favourable to most telecom subscribers, especially those using mtn as they often experience unnecessary deductions in their airtime balance leaving them to ponder on what service they might have opted into that makes this regular deduction.
If you’re on this table; then we’re going to give a detailed guide on how to deactivate all mtn services from deducting your airtime unnecessarily, however, if you’re using 9mobile then you can get the guide on how to deactivate unnecessary airtime reduction on Etisalat here.

Deduction on mtn aside from when you’re owing them money can be caused by known/unknown subscription to “Ringback tones”, “Corona updates”, “Daily bible quotes”, “motivational quotes” and the rest of the subs which at times isn’t relevant to human existence.

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Well, if you fall amongst this category of mtn users then below is a way to cancel all subscriptions on your mtn line.

How to Opt-Out of MTN Value Added Services and Stop Airtime Deduction

Simply do all of this and cancel all mtn subscriptions,

  1. Dial *447# to bring out a pop-up menu from where you can manage all your Value-added services; you can activate and deactivate any active service from the menu.
  2. Next, Reply with 1 to see the list of active services on your sim after which you can proceed to deactivate them from the available options.
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Once these services are deactivated; mtn will cease deducting your airtime carelessly except you are owing them airtime.


  1. You can dial *123*5*1# 
  2. Reply with 1 to view a list of active subscriptions,
  3. Now, reply with the serial number of any active subscription and follow the instruction that is displayed to unsubscribe.

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Once these services are deactivated; mtn will cease deducting your airtime carelessly except you are owing them airtime.

That’s all.

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