How to check your mobile broadband data balance

Here are the ways you can keep an eye on your mobile broadband data balance

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For all mobile broadband devices - tablets, Pocket WiFi and Vodems (USB sticks) - we recommend signing in to My Vodafone to check your usage, manage your account - Top Up or pay your bill, or buy more data.

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Vodafone Mobile Broadband software

With a Vodem, you can use the VMB software to track your balance

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How to check your data balance on Windows

Free TXT 'BAL' to 777, as you would normally to get your mobile balance

  1. Select the Vodafone SMS icon from your desktop
  2. Select 'New' to create a new message
  3. Enter 777 into the 'To' field then enter BAL into the box below
  4. Select 'Send' - Account information will appear as a pop up down the bottom right corner of your computer screen and notification message will be stored in your Vodafone SMS Inbox.

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How to check your data balance on Mac OS

Free TXT 'BAL' to 777, as you would normally to get your mobile balance

The Vodafone Mobile Broadband software will automatically load once your device is inserted.

  1. Select the envelope (message) icon from the lower left of the dashboard
  2. Select 'New SMS' to create a new TXT message
  3. Enter 777 into the 'To' field then enter BAL into the box below
  4. Select 'Send' – Account information will appear as a pop up on your computer screen and notification message will be stored in your Vodafone SMS Inbox.

Please note: you will need software Vodafone Mobile Broadbadn software for Mac version 3.04.10 or above to be able to use TXT messaging.

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Track your usage against your bill cycle

For On Account (pay monthly) users, in the Vodafone Mobile Broadband software, you can set the usage meter to match your bill. Please note: This will give you indicative usage only and you should refer to your bill for final usage amounts.
 
Set the VMB usage meter to match your bill cycle (Windows only):
 
  1. Open your VMB software by selecting the Vodafone Mobile Broadband icon on your computer desktop.
  2. Dependent on which software version you are using either Select 'Usage' from the Settings menu, select the correct date to match your bill cycle from the drop down menu and select 'OK', or
  3. Select 'Usage' from the side menu then select 'Preferences' and from the dropdown box select the date to match you bill cycle.

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