Short Message Service (SMS) used to be one of the cheapest means of communicating when using mobile phones but with the introduction of more smartphones and deeper penetration of Mobile internet services which allowed the use of social media by everyone, SMS is no longer the most cost-effective method to chat with friends/family.
SMS isn’t going anywhere no matter how popular Social media Applications become. I know this because you probably stumbled upon this article while trying to find a Solution to a common problem of not being able to send SMS because of incorrect or deleted mobile Message centre Number.
The message centre number is responsible for routing outgoing Messages to your service provider. It can be located in Messages > Option / Settings on most Android phones. If for any reason your message centre number has been edited or deleted, please find the correct values for MTN, Glo, Airtel and Etisalat networks in Nigeria.
MTN: Nigeria Message center Number is +234803000000
Airtel NG Message Center Number is +2348020000009
9mobile Message Center Number is +2348090001518
Glo Nigeria Message Centre Number is +2348050001501
Some devices allow you to enter multiple messages centre numbers, give them a name for easy identification and choose one as default.
I hope this helps you resolve problems with sending SMS successfully on your phone, if not please speak to a customer care person.
Here’s how to contact Customer Care Center at MTN is 180.
Glo is 121. Etisalat is 200 and Airtel is 111