Now Check BSNL 3G Data Usage via SMS

Now Check BSNL 3G Data Usage via SMSLooks like India’s National Telecom backbone Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Pan India 3G Mobile Service provider is now working in full swing to make its operation customer friendly few days back BSNL introduced last FIVE Call Transaction for BSNL 2G and 3G users as we shared on TelecomTalk.

Now BSNL has come forward and introduced SMS and USSD Based 3G Data usage checking facility for its 3G customers in Chennai & RoTN Circle only.

Now BSNL 3G Data customers can get the data usage by sending SMS either from his Data Card or iPAD, if it supports SMS facility or from their BSNL / any other Operator mobile numbers by sending SMS, as detailed below

Instrument from where SMS is to be given.

SMS keyword

SMS to be sent to








Press call/ Enter button

From BSNL mobile number

DATA3G<space>mobile number of the DATA CARD/ iPAD  in 10 digit



From mobile number of any operator

DATA3G<space>mobile number of the DATA CARD/ iPAD  in 10 digit


Chargeable as per the customer’s plan with his operator

It may be noted that the customer need not remove the SIM from Data Card/ iPAD and put it in his mobile/ iphone  to check the usage

It’s currently applicable for Chennai & RoTN Circle only and it may be worked in other circles.

Thanks To Sathish Kumar.

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54 Comments on "Now Check BSNL 3G Data Usage via SMS"


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Prince Ahirwar
October 1, 2015 10:55 am 10:55 AM

How to check in data balance in 3G/2 in prepaid sim

D SJeere
September 9, 2015 8:40 pm 8:40 PM

How to check 3G data balance in postpaid mobile.

Sudhakar Babu
January 23, 2015 1:15 pm 1:15 PM

SMS To 53733 DATA3Gmobile number says this facility is available in Kerala and TN only. Better research before publish. Are there any 3G iPad users reading this post? If so let us know how you are able to dial USSD codes on 3G iPad or any other way to know the plan validity and data balance

January 10, 2015 8:56 am 8:56 AM

How to check net balance in ipad

som bh
July 15, 2014 8:51 pm 8:51 PM

How do I know my 3g data balance from BSNLkarnataka by sending sms ? because calling facility is not available from my datacard.

Thanks in advance

February 11, 2014 10:13 am 10:13 AM

my tablet computer is not working.I have problems in sending emails and I do not get my remailer

January 24, 2014 8:08 pm 8:08 PM

*112# number is not working only time west

November 12, 2013 2:00 pm 2:00 PM

*112# number is not working only time west

September 25, 2013 10:33 pm 10:33 PM

BSNL – Chennai – To know 3G/2G Balance – try *124*1#. Also you can sms DATA 3G to 53733 to get the balance in SMS. Both works!

July 5, 2013 12:35 pm 12:35 PM

To know internet data usage on your bsnl mobile sim card, dial *112# then enter 2 and then send/ok.
You will get your data used and validity left.

Above didn’t work for //bsnl card.

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