The USSD codes as well as the SMS codes used by Idea the Indian network is listed below. You will also need to have the APN settings for the Idea network. You can also see the “How to subscribe to packet data“ on this website. The USSD codes are the most used codes compared to the SMS codes.
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Idea SMS & USSD Codes
Note that the SMS codes as well as the USSD codes can be sued in the following areas of India. These are listed as : TamilNadu, Karnataka, New Delhi, NCR, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar and Jharkhand, Chennai, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu Kashmir, Kerala, Kolkatta, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mumbai, North East, Orissa, Punjab. Rajasthan, UP East, UP West as well as West Bengal. See also the Airtel SMS pack code as well as the Airtel SMS settings on this website.
Idea SMS settings
The Idea SMS settings have been added here and are up to date for 2022. You will notice that each region has its own message center and you will need to add the number for your region. If your SMS is not working with Idea then this could be the problem. Once you have changed your SMS settings with Idea then simply restart you phone once you have changed the SMS settings. The Message center number or SMSC number with Idea is where the SMS messages are processed. On your mobile phone you will need to change the SMSC number.
These are your centers:
|States||Idea Message center Number|
|Idea Andhra Pradesh Center Number||+91 9848001104|
|Idea Assam Center Number||+91 9085001500|
|Idea Bihar Center Number||+91 9708099966|
|Idea Chattisgarh Center Number||+91 9826012311|
|Idea Delhi Center Number||+91 9891030099|
|Idea Gujarat Center Number||+91 9824078000|
|Idea Haryana Center Number||+91 9812099995|
|Idea Himachal Pradesh Center Number||+91 9882099995|
|Idea Jammu & Kashmir Center Number||+91 9086047111|
|Idea Karnataka Center Number||+91 9844198441|
|Idea Kerala Center Number||+91 9847099996|
|Idea Madhya Pradesh Center Number||+91 9425124365|
|Idea Kolkata Center Number||+91 9088001500|
|Idea Maharashtra Center Number||+91 9822078000|
|Idea Mumbai Center Number||+91 9702000555|
|Idea Odisha Center Number||+91 9090989972|
|Idea Punjab Center Number||+91 9814047105|
|Idea Rajasthan Center Number||+91 9887040099|
|Idea Tamil Nadu Center Number||+91 9092004600|
|Idea UP East Center Number||+91 9889199996|
|Idea UP West Center Number||+91 9837099995|
|Idea West Bengal Center Number||+91 9093001500|
How to change the Idea SMS settings
Type and send – *#*#4636#*#*
Then a menu will open and see these
- Phone information
- Battery information
- Usages Statistics
- WLAN Information
Now click on “Phone Information” then scroll down to the SMSC option.
Click on “Refresh” and it will show you number and then add your number as above
Then click on “Update”
You have now changed your Idea SMS settings.
Check your SMS settings
- Open “Messages”
- Click on ‘More’ and then click on “Settings”
- Click on “Advanced”
- Click on SMS Center according to the SIM slot
- It will then show you your SMS message center.
|SETTING NAME||CODE||TO NUMBER|
|Activate GPRS service||FRESH||4666|
|Activate 3G Idea Service||ACT 3G||12345|
|Activate Idea Live Tv||3GTV||54777|
|Deactivate 3G idea services||DEACT 3G||12345|
The Idea SMS & USSD Codes allows you to check your SMS balance as well as the Idea special packs with the USSD codes. You can also check your account balance as well as the 2G balance. The Idea SMS pack code is also shown as the special packs in the USSD code list. With the SMS codes you can also obtain your Idea GPRS settings as well as activate and deactivate the GPRS service. You can also now activate the 3G TV from Idea.