How to know your Airtel phone number in case you’ve forgotten

It happens to most of us, you’re just about to do something such as give your number to your latest bestie and cannot just figure out those damn digits! We’ll the most logical option would be to let them give you their contacts instead and ring them, problem is there are a number of circumstances when that’s not possible.

Probably you don’t have airtime balance and therefore ringing them isn’t possible or your bestie might not have their mobile phones with them at the time or even maybe can’t remember their phone numbers as well.

Airtel Kenya has a nifty feature that would allow subscribers to retrieve their phone contact digits in case they’ve forgotten. All you have to do is follow some simple USSD commands and you’ll be looking right at your very own phone number.

Step-by-Step Guide: Here is how you can know or retrieve your airtel phone number;

Follow these simple USSD commands to know or retrieve your Airtel phone number:

  1. Dial *100# on your Airtel mobile phone.
  2. Scroll through the options presented and select “Manage My Account.
  3. On the next page, locate and tap on “Number and Balance.”
  4. Finally, tap on “Send.
  5. You should receive a text message containing your Airtel phone number and your current balance. The message will be similar to “Your number is 0733XXXXXX, and Balance is 0.01.”

Why Use This Feature

Forgetting your phone number can happen to the best of us, especially when you’re in a situation where you need to share it with someone new. Airtel Kenya understands this common dilemma and provides a simple solution for subscribers to retrieve their phone number using a convenient USSD code. This quick guide will walk you through the steps to effortlessly retrieve your Airtel phone number.

Several situations may arise where you need to know your Airtel phone number urgently. It could be due to a lack of airtime to make a call, the unavailability of your contacts, or simply forgetting the digits. Airtel’s user-friendly USSD feature ensures that you can quickly access your phone number without any hassle.

Final Thoughts

Airtel Kenya’s commitment to providing accessible and user-centric services is evident in features like the ability to retrieve your phone number effortlessly. By following the outlined steps, Airtel subscribers can promptly obtain their phone numbers, making it a convenient solution for various scenarios where knowing your own number becomes crucial.


  1. Hi,i lost my phone on the 29th of January 2022,i reported it to Zambia Police,but i would please like to know how you can kindly assist me recover my phone,it is an Itel P36,Model W6501,IMEI:353812118856740 ,IMEI:353812118856757 ,VC:268262 ,S/N:J7N5,these
    are all the numbers that are on my phone,and my number which is yet to be replaced this afternoon is,0971-190991,please kindly assist me with all
    you can,phone theft is getting out of hand,and its too much.

  2. I lost my airtel line long time ago but i forgot my digits,so its difficult for to retain it. So can you please assit me to get back digits and retain my line?


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