How to Check Your Prepaid Credit, Balance & Expiry Date

You can get your Prepaid Mobile Phone or Prepaid Mobile Broadband credit, balance(s) & expiry dates the way you like, simply choose how.

What about billed balances? See this article for details.

Using your Mobile service: via a Call, SMS or the My Optus App

These options are available 24/7 and are free to use within Australia. The Prepaid SMS option is also free when roaming overseas!

  • Call: Dial 555 from your handset and select option 1 -  Prepaid Mobile Phone only
  • SMS: Use Optus SMS Menu - Text 'bal' (without the quotations) to 9999 - Prepaid Mobile Phone only
  • My Optus app: Download the My Optus app for Android or iOS by selecting one of the options below:
Get it on Google Play Download from the App Store

Using the internet: via My Account

To check your Prepaid balance, expiry date and what you've got left to use, log into My Account.

Related articles

  • Prepaid inclusions / usage partitions are explained in this article.
  • More information on viewing detailed usage is available in this article.