How to get free data on Cell C

how to get free data on cell c

how to get free data on cell c

There are a few different ways to get free data on Cell C. Although data bundles are purchased to keep you online as desired, South Africa’s Cell C also finds ways to give away free data to its subscribers. This article contains ways of getting free data on the network.

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Recently, Cell C is partnering with Opera Mini to provide its users in South Africa with 25MB of free data every day giving people continuous online presence and availability. To be eligible for this offer, you must be a prepaid customer with an updated version of Opera Mini installed on your mobile device.

How to Get Free Data on Cell C

Via Opera Mini

To enable free data, follow the procedure below:

  1. Open the Feedback Bot in Hype Messenger,
  2. From Messenger, send “Unlock my free data” to the chat and click the link in the reply message.
  3. Your daily free data will be activated when the page is loaded.
  4. Ensure you do this daily to activate the free 25MB data every day.

Keep in mind that the free 25MB of mobile data applies to any website you visit. Free daily data specifically covers browsing only, while normal data costs will apply to video streaming and file downloads


If you are on a prepaid service plan you qualify for a free bundle to keep you connected. To activate this, simply dial *123# and follow the on-screen prompts.

Cell C App

Both Prepaid and postpaid customers are eligible for 500MB of data on Cell C. To get this offer, simply purchase a ticket(s) to a Varsity Sports event from the App to receive the reward of a once-off 500MB anytime data bundle (“FREE Promotional Data”) and Postpaid customers will receive a credit on their account for 500MB in their next bill.

Purchase Of 1GB or More

Purchase of 1GB or more data gives you an extra 1GB of data on Cell C.


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