Mobily, Zain and STC  customers can use various mobile commands to transfer credit, block calls, receive missed call notifications and much more in Saudi Arabia. Below is a list of helpful commands and codes you can use.

Saudi Arabia Mobile commands

Table: Mobily commands/ SMS

Description Command
Call center 1100
Credit transfer Dial *123#Number*Amount#
Activate blocking service SMS “Rahati” to 110
Add number to block list SMS “block(number)” to 1100
Remove number from block list SMS “unblock(number)” to 1100
Missed call notifications Dial **62*1431#
Cancel missed call notifications Dial ##62#
Collect Call service SMS “Collect(Mobile)” to 1100
Call request Dial *188#
Subscribe to Ibill SMS “ebill(space)[email protected]” to 1100

Source: Mobily

Mobily customers, did you know?

  • The maximum amount  of credit transfer per day is SR 100 and you can only transfer up to SR 20 per transaction.
  • You can transfer credit up to five times per day.
  • To subscribe to the service where you can block numbers, you will have to pay SR 15 per month. The service is available for prepaid and postpaid numbers.

Table: Zain commands/ SMS

Description Command
Call Center  959
Missed call notification Dial **62*1720#
Deactivate end of call notification Dial 959
Voice mail Dial 1700
Collect call Dial *121*number#
Activate call divert Dial **21*number to divert to#
Deactivate call divert Dial ##21
Activate call waiting Dial *43#
Deactivate call waiting Dial #43#
Activate Do Not Disturb service SMS “DND” to 959
Deactivate Do Not Disturb service SMS “Stop DND” to 959

Source: Zain

Zain customers, did you know?

  • Customers have a maximum limit of fifteen collect calls per day and the service can’t be used while roaming.
  • The Do Not Disturb service is only available to customers who have subscribed to the Mazaya package.
  • There is a SR 10 subscription fee per month for the Do No Disturb service.

Table: STC commands/SMS

Description Command
Call center 902 or 906
Credit transfer SMS *133*number*transfer amount# to 1500
Subscribe to SMS blocking service SMS ” 3311″ to 902
Unsubscribe to SMS blocking service SMS ” 3322″ to 902
To get service codes SMS “1” to 902
Info on all mobile numbers under your name SMS “9988” to 902
Activate international calls SMS “1800” to 902
Deactivate international calls SMS “1801” to 902
Activate international roaming SMS “1400” to 902
Deactivate international roaming SMS “1401” to 902
Activate outgoing calls restriction SMS “1500” to 902
Deactivate outgoing call restriction SMS “1501” to 902
Backup SMS “My Backup” to 85555
Activate call bearing service Dial 902

Source: STC

STC customers, did you know?

  • Only prepaid customers can transfer credit to other prepaid STC customers.
  • You can transfer an unlimited amount of credit but the minimum amount  of credit transfer per transaction should be at least SR 5.
  • The credit transfer service will cost SR 0.50 per transaction.
  • STC customers will get a credit reminder after every call. This service is free of charge and is automatically activated when the SIM is purchased.

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