MTN Nigeria has just unveiled a new service called WhoDeyCall which has similar features to TrueCaller.
MTN WhoDeyCall is a service that shows you the name of anyone that calls you. The service will show you blocked, unknown, and spam phone numbers. You will see the caller’s name as a pop-up message before you pick the call.
As previously stated, the service looks similar to TrueCaller which is an internet-based; but WhoDeyCall grants subscribers an edge over MTN customers as callers can be identified without the use of the internet. This means, without the internet, the name of the caller will still pop up even though you don’t have the said number stored on your phone.
MTN WhoDeyCall works on all device types including non-enabled internet-based smartphones.
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How to Activate MTN WhoDeyCall Service
- Recharge your account with the required airtime.
- Dial *5058# or text registration keyword to 5058 to subscribe.
|Product Name||Validity||Opt In||Opt Out||SC||Fee|
|WhoDeyCall Daily||1 day||SC1||Stop SC1||5058||N5|
|WhoDeyCall Weekly||7 days||SC2||Stop SC2||5058||N30|
|WhoDeyCall Monthly||30 days||SC3||Stop SC3||5058||N50|
|WhoDeyCall Free||7 days||Free||Stop Free||5058||No (one off)|
NB: N0 free trial is one-off. Hence, users that have already enjoy N0 free trial will be charged N30 per week on sending Free to 5058 again.
Finally, as an active WhoDeyCall subscriber, you can update/modify your name at no extra cost by texting <NAME> <Space> <Preferred Name> to 5058.
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