Everything About Airtel Mobile Plans!

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Bharti Airtel Limited is one of the leading telecommunication companies with a large spectrum of product offerings. Currently, Airtel ranks among the top 3 mobile service providers worldwide based on subscribers.Airtel is not limited to mobile services but has an extensive portfolio of products and services such as wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed lines services, Digital TV Services, airtel business, and more. Airtel has connected 1000+ corporates around the globe. Airtel has more than 480 million active customers and has a presence in over 17 countries across Asia-Pacific and Africa. Countries include Europe, the Middle East, India, the USA, and the SAARC regions. Airtel operates in all telecom circles of India and has various plans with different benefits.
Last update: June 2022

This blog gives insights into Airtel about its plans, prepaid & postpaid
services, pros & cons, bill payments, contact details, and much more.
The truly unlimited prepaid plans start with ₹ 155 and go high up to ₹ 3359. However, the postpaid plans start at ₹ 399 and end at ₹ 1599.

Are Airtel Mobile Plans Good?

Airtel is the most trusted mobile telecom brand known for its reliability, connectivity, speed, and customer services. Airtel offers mobile plans designed according to the customer’s requirements.
Airtel mobile plans for prepaid and postpaid provide high-speed data connectivity and a stable network. Airtel mobile plans are exceptionally good and affordable. Although, a few plans are expensive in comparison with competitive companies.

Airtel has won several awards for telecommunication services, such as:

  • Most Preferred Cellular Service Provider Brand award 

  • The Ovum Telco–Transformation award

  • GSM Association Chairman’s Award 2008.  

The above awards are testimony to the high-quality network, speed, connectivity, and services of Airtel as a telecommunication operator.

Are Airtel Mobile Plans Available in my Area

Airtel provides 4G coverage across all 22 circles in India. Therefore, Airtel mobile plans are surely available in your area. Although, you can check the availability and strength of the network using Airtel’s open network. It is India’s first open sharing platform that shows towers, strength zones, weak spots, and much more.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Airtel Mobile

The advantages of Airtel Mobile are as follows:

  • Unlimited Voice Calling

  • Stable & High-Speed Internet Data

  • Packs of OTT benefits

  • 24×7 Customer Services

  • Airtel Thanks Benefits & Deals

The disadvantages of Airtel Mobile are as follows:

  • Not as affordable as competitive companies (especially Reliance Jio).

Airtel Mobile Plans

Airtel has an extensive portfolio of plans with different benefits. Airtel offers four types of plans: Truly Unlimited, Data package, Talktime, and International Roaming.
The truly unlimited prepaid plans start with ₹ 155 and go high up to ₹ 3359. However, the postpaid plans start at ₹ 399 and end at ₹ 1599.
Explore all the plans and find the best fit.

Truly Unlimited Prepaid Plans

The extensive list of Airtel truly unlimited prepaid plans is as follows:


Airtel truly unlimited prepaid plans
Airtel          
Plan Data Talktime SMS/day Validity Benefits
Truly Unlimited ₹ 155 1 GB/Day Unlimited 100 24 Days Free hellotunes, Wynk Music Free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 179 2 GB/Day Unlimited 100 28 Days Free hellotunes, Wynk Music Free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 209 1 GB/Day Unlimited 100 21 Days Free hellotunes, Wynk Music Free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 239 1 GB/Day Unlimited 100 24 Days Free hellotunes, Wynk Music Free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 265 1 GB/Day Unlimited 100 28 Days Free hellotunes, Wynk Music Free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 296 25 GB Unlimited 100 30 Days Free hellotunes, Wynk Music Free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 299 1.5 GB/Day Unlimited 100 28 Days Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 319 2 GB/Day Unlimited 100 1 Month Free hellotunes, Wynk Music Free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 359 2 GB/Day Unlimited 100 28 days Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, Amazon prime videos ME* and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 399 2.5 GB/Day Unlimited 100 28 days Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile for 3 months, and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 455 6 GB Unlimited 100 84 days Free hellotunes, Wynk Music Free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 479 1.5 GB/Day Unlimited 100 56 days Free hellotunes, Wynk Music Free
Truly Unlimited ₹499 2 GB/Day Unlimited 100 28 days Disney+ Hotstar Mobile for 1 year, Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 549 2 GB/Day Unlimited 100 56 days Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 599 3 GB/Day Unlimited 100 28 days Disney+ Hotstar Mobile for 1 year, Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 666 1 GB/Day Unlimited 100 77 days Free Hellotunes, and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 699 3 GB/Day Unlimited 100 56 days Amazon Prime Membership for 56 Days, Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 719 1.5 GB/Day Unlimited 100 84 days Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 839 2 GB/Day Unlimited 100 84 days Disney+ Hotstar Mobile for 3 months, Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 999 2.5 GB/Day Unlimited 100 84 days Amazon Prime Membership for 56 Days, Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 1799 24 GB Unlimited 100 365 days Free Hellotunes, and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 2999 2 GB/Day Unlimited 100 365 days Free Hellotunes, and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 3359 2.5 GB/Day Unlimited 100 365 days Disney+ Hotstar Mobile for 3 months, Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, and Wynk music free


Most Searched Airtel Prepaid Recharge Plans

The most searched and popular Airtel prepaid recharge plans are as follows:


Most searched and popular Airtel prepaid recharge plans
Airtel          
Plan Data Talktime SMS/day Validity Benefits
Truly Unlimited ₹ 299 1.5 GB/day Unlimited 100 28 days Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, Amazon prime videos ME* and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 359 2 GB/day Unlimited 100 28 days Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, Amazon prime videos ME* and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹499 2 GB/day Unlimited 100 28 days Disney+ Hotstar, Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, Amazon prime videos ME* and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 666 1 GB/day Unlimited 100 84 days Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, Amazon prime videos ME* and Wynk music free


Bharti Airtel Prepaid Plans With Bumper Data Benefits

“Truly Unlimited ₹ 599” and “Truly Unlimited ₹ 699” are the Airtel prepaid plans with bumper data that offer bumper data of 3 GB/Day. These plans provide OTT contents of Disney+ Hotstar and Amazon Prime videos along with ample data.


Airtel prepaid plans with bumper data
Airtel          
Plan Data Talktime SMS/day Validity Benefits
Truly Unlimited ₹ 599 3 GB/Day Unlimited 100 28 days Disney+ Hotstar Mobile for 1 year, Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, and Wynk music free
Truly Unlimited ₹ 699 3 GB/Day Unlimited 100 56 days Amazon Prime Membership for 56 Days, Xstream mobile pack, Free Hellotunes, and Wynk music free


Data Recharge Plans

The extensive list of Airtel data recharge plans is as follows:


Airtel data recharge plans
Airtel          
Plan Data Talktime SMS/day Validity Benefits
₹ 148 15 GB N/A N/A Same as existing pack Xstream Mobile Pack
₹ 118 12 GB N/A N/A Same as existing pack N/A
₹ 108 6 GB N/A N/A Same as existing pack Amazon Prime Video ME, Free Hellotunes, and Wynk Music Free
₹ 98 5 GB N/A N/A Same as existing pack Wynk Music Premium
₹ 58 3 GB N/A N/A Same as existing pack N/A
₹ 301 50 GB N/A N/A Same as existing pack Wynk Music Premium
₹ 19 1 GB N/A N/A 1 Day N/A


Talktime Packs

The extensive list of Airtel talk time plans is as follows:


Airtel talk time plan
Airtel      
Plan Talktime SMS/day Validity
₹ 10 ₹ 7.47 N/A N/A
₹ 20 ₹ 14.95 N/A N/A
₹ 100 ₹ 81.75 N/A N/A
₹ 500 ₹ 423.73 N/A N/A
₹ 1000 ₹ 847.46 N/A N/A
₹ 5000 ₹ 4237.29 N/A N/A


Airtel charges 6 paise/ minute on outgoing calls to other operators.

Airtel 4G Postpaid Plans

The extensive list of Airtel 4G postpaid plans is as follows:


Airtel 4G postpaid plans
Bharti Airtel          
Postpaid Plan (Tax. Excluded) Family add ons Data Rollover Talktime SMS/day Additional features (as free subscription)
Airtel postpaid plan ₹ 399 1 regular 40 GB Unlimited 100 Airtel Xstream
Airtel postpaid plan ₹ 499 1 regular 75 GB Unlimited 100 Amazon prime videos, and Airtel Xstream
Airtel postpaid plan ₹ 999 1 regular + 2 Free 100 GB Unlimited 100 Netflix, Airtel Xstream, Free Wynk music, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon prime videos, and VIP services
Airtel postpaid plan ₹ 1199 1 regular + 2 Free 150 GB Unlimited 100 Netflix, Airtel Xstream, Free Wynk music, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon prime videos and VIP services
Airtel postpaid plan ₹ 1599 1 regular + 3 Free 250 GB Unlimited 100 Netflix, Airtel Xstream, Free Wynk music, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon prime videos and VIP services


How to make airtel mobile payments

How do I Make Bill Payments for Airtel Mobile

Airtel gives multiple ways to make bill payments using the Airtel Thanks app, payments apps (such as Paytm, PhonePe, BharatPe, GPay), or Airtel’s online portals. You can also pay offline via the authorized local service provider in an airtel store.

How to Make Bill Payments Online

You can make your bill payments and recharges online via the Airtel Thanks app. Most people often used to pay using the Airtel Thanks app to avail themselves of the exciting offers and deals. These are the steps to make bill payments online:

  1. Open the Airtel Thanks app and log in with your mobile number.

  2. Click on the ‘Pay Bills’ icon and then select the ‘Mobile’ option.

  3. Enter your number or name.

  4. Click on the pay now.

  5. Enter the amount and proceed.

  6. Complete the secure payment via Debit card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking.

How to Recharge Airtel Mobile Plans

Follow the steps to recharge Airtel mobile plans:

  1. Open the Airtel Thanks app and log in with your mobile number.

  2. Click on the ‘Recharge’ icon and then select the ‘Mobile’ option.

  3. Enter your number or name.

  4. Select your plan and click on the pay now.

  5. Proceed with the secure payment via Debit card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking.

How do I Contact Airtel Customer Service

Airtel has a tagline addressing the willingness to help and support the customers ‘We won’t stop till we answer all your questions!’. You can contact Airtel customer services in many ways, such as call, live chat support, and email support. Airtel customer services are active 24*7.’ You can contact the customer service executive for queries, complaints, and helps regarding Airtel telecom services.

Airtel Mobile Customer Service Contact Information

The contact details of Airtel Mobile customer services are as follows:


Airtel Mobile customer services
Helpline & Complaint No. 121 & 198 (toll-free)
Email 121@airtel.com
Live Chat Available on the Airtel Thanks app


You can also call your localised call centre from here.

How do I Make a Complaint with Airtel Mobile

You can make your complaint with Airtel mobile through the complaint number mentioned above, email support, or any customer support such as live chat. They will resolve your issue as soon as possible. However, sometimes, it takes more time than usual.
You can also file a legal appeal with the Appellate Authority directly, through email /post/in person, or even through the Airtel consumer care number of the complaint centre. Check out the contact information of the Appellate Authority here.
Note that the working hours are Monday to Friday: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm.

FAQ

How to activate the Airtel 4G dongle?

Airtel 4G dongle is a portable device with 10 GB of data free, valid for 30 days. To activate the Airtel 4 G dongle:

  1. Insert any Airtel registered sim into the Airtel Dongle and connect it with the PC.
  2. Install the Airtel dongle application and launch the application after installation is complete.
  3. As the network indicator appears on the Airtel Dongle and the application interface, click on connect, and that’s it.

What is the cheapest plan in Airtel?

The cheapest plan offered by Airtel is ‘Truly Unlimited ₹ 155’. It is the cheapest and offers unlimited talk time and 1 GB/ day for 24 days.

What is Airtel lifetime validity recharge?

Airtel lifetime validity recharge allows its prepaid users to keep their sim active for a lifetime. In most other cases, the service provider will deactivate the sim if you do not recharge it for an extended time. However, lifetime validity recharge bypasses the deactivation.
Airtel has two plans in their lifetime validity recharge.

  • INR 100 - (INR 81.75 talk-time, 28 days outgoing validity, lifetime incoming validity, no data).
  • INR 500 - (INR 420.73 talk-time, 28 days outgoing validity, lifetime incoming validity, no data).

How long can I keep my Airtel SIM without a recharge?

According to TRAI, all the incoming services will be shut down within 7-14 days of non-recharge.
Airtel follows a “60 days non-usage criteria” for deactivating the SIM from our network. It has been observed this period is sufficient to determine the usability of the sim and whether it can be safely disconnected. After 90 days, Airtel SIM will be permanently deactivated.

Updated on 23 Jun, 2022

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