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MTN CallBack is a free service that allows you to send an SMS asking your friend to call you back.

CallBack messages are especially useful if you’re a PayAsYouGo customer and don’t have enough airtime.

How to use

How do I send a CallBack?

  1. Dial Dial *121*(cellphone number)#..
  2. Push the green dial button, as if to make a call.

What happens next?

You will then send a request to that number asking them to call you back. They will receive the SMS from your cellphone number.

Personalise your CallBack message

  • Dial *121#to personalise your CallBack SMS with your name and access other features.

In case of emergencies

Don’t send a CallBack, as the person may not call back immediately. Rather call the person or dial112 , a free MTN number for MTN Emergency Call service.


What does it cost?

  • This service is FREE from your MTN cellphone.

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