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Every telecom service provider that exists right now feels that each and every subscriber is very important. It is for this reason that the service providers come up with new features that will serve their users.
One such feature is talktime and data loan. With this service, you can get small amounts of talktime and data loans when there is an emergency. You can repay the amount when you do the next recharge along with a minimum interest of Re.1 or Rs. 2. This is a very useful feature for the prepaid GSM users.
Here, GizBot has come up with the different ways in which you can get talktime and data loans from the popular service providers such as Aitel, Vodafone, BSNL and others in India. Take a look!
Airtel talktime loan code
If the balance of your Airtel number is below Rs. 5, you can get a talktime loan from Airtel by dialing *141*10# or by calling 52141. You will get a talktime loan of Rs. 10 from Airtel. When you recharge your number the next time, Airtel will take the loan amount.
Airtel data loan code
To get a data loan from Airtel, you need to dial the code *141*567# and your number will be credited with 50 MB of data with a validity of 2 days. When you recharge your number next time, Airtel will deduct Rs. 15.
Vodafone talktime loan code
To get a loan from Vodafone, you need to dial call 1241 or send 'SMS CREDIT' to 144. You can also dial *111*10# from your Vodafone number. From the menu that you get, you need to select the option 'Chotta Credit'. To get a talktime loan, reply with 1 and this will credit your number with Rs. 10 of talktime. Next time you recharge your phone, it will deduct Rs. 13 from your balance.
Vodafone data loan code
To get a data loan, reply with 2 after dialing *111*10# and choosing Chotta Credit or send 'SMS CREDIT ' to 144. You will get 30 MB of 3G data with 1 day validity and you will be charged Rs. 10 later.
BSNL talktime loan code
To get a loan from BSNL, you need to send 'SMS CREDIT' to 53738 and this will give you Rs. 10 of talktime. In case, you recharge the BSNL number within 24 hours, you will be charged just Rs. 10. If you charge after 24 hours, you will have to pay Rs. 11 to the service provider.
Reliance talktime loan code
Reliance offers two talktime loan amounts. To get Rs. 5 as the loan amount, you need to dial *141*5# and to get Rs. 10 talktime loan amount, you need to dial *141*10#. Alternatively, you can also send 'YCR' to 51234.
Idea data loan code
To get a data loan from Idea, you can follow these steps. Dial *150*06# to get 25 MB 2G data loan in Idea and you will be charged Rs. 6. Dial *150*333# to get 35 MB 3G data loan from Idea for Rs. 11. You can also get the data loan from the MY Idea app. Idea doesn't charge you any interest on the loan amount.
Aircel talktime loan code
If your Aircel balance is less than Rs. 10, you can get a talktime loan from the network by dialing *414# or calling 12880 or sending 'SMS LOAN' to 55414. You will get Rs. 10 talktime from Aircel and you will have to pay Rs. 12 later.