The Skinny Self-Service Menu (also known as *888# or USSD)
What is the Skinny Self Service Menu, USSD or *888# menu?
The Skinny Self Service Menu (also known as *888# or USSD) is a great way to self-manage your Skinny account.
You can check your balance, Top-up, change your Plan or Add-Ons, and fine-tune your setup on your phone for free.
Just dial *888# from your Skinny mobile then hit call to display the menu (don't forget the star * or the hash #).
While in the Skinny Self Service Menu you will see the following options:
Option 1. Top-up - You can top-up your mobile using a voucher or registered credit/debit card here.
Option 2. View balance - You can check your current balance, and remaining Minutes, Texts, and Data
Option 3. View set up - You can check what your current Plan / Add-Ons are and view auto top-up information here.
Option 4. Plan and Add-Ons - You can buy or cancel Plans and Add-Ons here.
Option 8. Other stuff - You can transfer credit to other Skinny users, use our Call Me Back service or check what your Skinny number is here.
To navigate through the Skinny Self Service Menu, just reply with the number of the menu option you want to check out.
For example, if you want to top-up your Skinny phone, you would first dial *888# to access the Skinny Mobile Menu. You would then reply with 'Option 1' to go through to the Top-up menu.
Here are some useful shortcuts that you can save to your address book for more convenience:
• Skinny Mobile Menu: *888#
• Voucher Top-Up: *888*1*1#
• Balance: *888*2#
• Current Plan/Buy: *888*4#
If you find yourself often going to any of the other menu screens you can make up your own shortcuts, just follow the format in the above examples.