For the benefit of new users to the network, this post is a guide on how to buy cell c minutes. Cell c is the third largest mobile phone network in South Africa; it is drawing in thousands of new users every week; people are eager to take advantage of its cheap and effective data deals.
Having just come on board, many users do not know how to do the basic things on this network; such as how to buy minutes, buy data with airtime, or send data to family and friends.
The most basic activity is buying minutes- without that one would be unable to place calls. This most basic activity will be covered in the paragraphs below.
How To Buy Cell C Minutes
There are many different avenues via which you can purchase minutes on Cell C. It may be called airtime, speak minutes, or vouchers. Some of these avenues are physical locations, internet sources, and of course through your mobile phone. The following is a thorough breakdown.
Buy Cell C Minutes With USSD Code
At first you should have bought the voucher at any Cell C outlet, or a designated shop, retail center, or even a supermarket. It may be called an airtime voucher or Cell C minutes at the point of purchase.
There are many different airtime vouchers which are sold for many different amounts- just choose the one most suitable to your pocket.
The most common mode of payment is cash, although there are other many other accepted modes of payment, including ATMs and Credit Cards.
Then you punching in the minutes into your phone using the USSD codes; *102*voucher-pin# and then send.
You can also purchase airtime without first buying a physical voucher. You can do so by punching in some special codes.
You can dial *147# in which case you will be presented with a list of options to choose from; how much minutes you wish to buy. When you select an option, and then confirm it, you will immediately be credited with the amount of minutes you have chosen to buy.
Alternatively you can dial *10250# and then press send, in which case you will immediately be credited with R50 worth of minutes to make calls or send texts.
Buy Minutes Via Cell C App
You can also buy minutes on the Cell C app, which is like a personalized electronic shop, where customers can do almost anything they need to do on the Cell C network.
You must first download and install the app; you must be using a smartphone to be able to do this. Just go to the app store of whatever device you are using, and then download the Cell C app, then install it.
After that, you need to open the app on your mobile phone.
You will then need to register a profile on the app; which will involve providing your phone number.
When you open the app, one of the options on the home screen is “Save Your Cards.” You will then click on it, and save a debit or credit card from which your purchases will be billed.
Then you will find various offers on the Cell C app every time you open it. These include any net or on net voice bundles. You can tap any of them that attracts you, and then pay for the purchase via your already saved cards.
Alternatively, click on purchase when you open the Cell C app, and then choose a voice bundle.
Buy Cell C Minutes Online
Of course it is also possible to buy Cell C minutes online; this is quite similar to buying through the app. just go to the Cell C website https://www.cellc.co.za/cellc/home?mType=personal which is where there are many different products and services on display.
Of course you will need to have registered a profile on the website; this will enable the platform immediately credit you with the product you have purchased, and also charge you automatically.
If you have not already registered a profile, then please do so.
When you go to the Cell C website; then you look for the option that says “Recharge.” It is located at the top of the website. When you click it; a number of options will drop down; including the one that says “Voice Bundles” which is the fourth one.
After doing so, the system will present a number of voice bundle offers, many of which are long term plans. This can help one make more savings than he would ordinarily make when purchasing minutes through vouchers or through other means.
The fifth option: “All in One Bundles” can also give you minutes; although those bundles are a combination of voice and data packages. If a combination of voice and data bundles is attractive to you, then you can check out what they have on offer.
After purchasing minutes or voice bundles, customers often want to know how much they have left before placing another call. It is not very difficult.
Cell C Minutes Prices
Cell C to Any Network 90 minutes Voice Call valid for 14 days=costs: R49.
Cell C to Any Network 240 minutes Voice Call valid for 30 days= costs: R99. 900
Cell C to Any Network 900 minutes Voice Call valid for 30 days= costs: R199.
Cell C to Cell C (On Net) 20 minutes Voice Call costs: R2.00
Cell C to Cell C (On Net) 60 minutes Voice Call costs: R5.00
Cell C to Cell C (On Net) 150 minutes Voice Call valid till Midnight costs: R10.00
Cell C to Cell C (On Net) 400 minutes Voice Call valid till Midnight costs: R20.00
Cell C to Cell C (On Net) 90 minutes Voice Call valid for 7 days costs: R20.00
Cell C to Cell C (On Net) 180 minutes Voice Call valid for 7 days, costs: R30.00
Cell C to Cell C (On Net) 25 minutes Voice Call valid for 30 days, costs: R25.00
Cell C to Cell C (On Net) 60 minutes Voice Call valid for 30 days, costs: R20.00
Cell C to Cell C (On Net) 240 minutes Voice Call valid for 30 days, costs: R29.00
How To Check Cell C Minutes Or Bundle Balance
There are actually different ways to check how much minutes you have left on your Cell C account.
The most popular way is to dial the USSD code. This is the one most people do; they just *101# and then press send. Your airtime balance will be displayed on your screen, along with other relevant information such as the type of voice bundle you are on, and other things.
You can also dial *147#, and then press send, in which case a number of options will appear on your screen. Select option 2 to see the remaining data on your Cell C account. It will then be displayed on your phone screen, along with other information.
You can also check your minutes balance by dialing 136, and then pressing send. A voice prompt will follow, and then you can choose the option to check your account balance. Your minutes balance will then be sent to you in a text message.
You can also check your account balance with a text message; just send a text to 14032. The text should contain the words “balance” or “bal.” please do not add the quotation marks “”.
You can also get your airtime balance on the Cell C app, as well as your remaining Cell C data. When you open the app you can click on check balance or recharge.
That is all you need to know about how to buy minutes on Cell C. the most common option is to buy vouchers from physical outlets scattered around the country. Nevertheless, each individual is free to choose the option that is most convenient to him.