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MTN Caller Notify

Personalise a message to callers before you answer the phone

  • Overview

    MTN Caller Notify is a text-based service that lets you customize a message appearing on a caller's screen as a pop-up notification while they are waiting for you to answer. Use it like a social media status update, to let people know that you are not available, or to advertise your business - it's really up to you..


    Setting up MTN Caller Notify with a regular subscription gets you 10 FREE status updates messages per day, with any additional updates charged at R0.50c each. A Daily subscription costs R1.01 (valid for 24 hours). You can update your status messages as often as you like for the duration of your subscriptions validity period.

    T&C apply

  • How to get it

    To set up MTN Caller Notify

    • Dial *156*36# and follow the prompts
    • Or, SMS the words 'Subscribe Daily' to 46163 (standard SMS rates apply)
    • To update your status

      • Dial *156*36# to update or customize your status or select a predefined status
      • Or, SMS the word 'UPDATE' followed by your message to 46163, e.g., UPDATE Sorry, can't take your call right now

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