Want to have some ‘Me time’ and take a break from work calls but are worried about if you might miss an important call when your smartphone is switched off and out of the coverage area? Do you want to enable missed call service alerts on your mobile number so you know who tried to contact you when your smartphone was switched off or out of the coverage area?
In this article, you can know who called you when your phone was switched off. There is no app to know the missed calls when the mobile phone is switched off. Missed Call Information service has given information about it by SMS service.
By subscribing to the Missed Call Information service you can Get SMS alerts as soon your phone is switched on to get the details of who called you and when.
- VI (Vodafone Idea)
- JIO Reliance
Airtel service provider: You Need to Activate Airtel Missed Call Alert Service:
Airtel is known as Bharti Airtel Limited which is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 18 countries across Asia and Africa. It has 355.76 million users and ranks amongst the top 3 mobile service providers globally.
Missed call alert service sends a message about incoming calls to your number when your mobile phone is switched off or out of the coverage area. Below is the process to Activate or Deactivate Missed Call Alert Service.
Activate VIA USSD:
- Dial USSD code *321*800# from your phone dialer.
- After dialling the USSD code a confirmation message will appear.
- Respond with the number 1.
- Your missed call alert service will turn on.
Activate VIA SMS:
- Sent SMS “START” to 121.
- You will receive the message of services.
- Press ‘2’ to select ‘airtel missed call alert’.
- Your service will get activated.
Deactivate VIA USSD:
- Dial USSD code *321*883# from your phone dialer.
- Service missed call alert service will be deactivated.
Deactivate VIA SMS:
- Sent SMS “STOP” to 121 or 155223.
- You will receive confirmation of your request to deactivate the service.
VI service provider: You Need to Activate VI (Vodafone Idea) Missed Call Alert Service:
VI Limited is an Aditya Birla Group and Vodafone Group partnership. It is India’s leading telecom service provider which has a subscriber base of 265.51 million. The Company provides pan India Voice and Data services across 2G, 3G and 4G platforms. Follow the Steps Below to Activate/Deactivate Missed Call Alert Service.
Monthly pack Activation process:
- Postpaid: Type ACT MCI and send SMS to 199.
- Prepaid: Type ACT MCI and send SMS to 144
- USSD : *888*810#
- Postpaid: Type CAN MCI and send SMS to 199
- Prepaid: Type CAN MCI and send SMS to 144
JIO service provider: You Need to Activate JIO Reliance Missed Call Alert Service:
Jio is the largest 4G network and is the most popular company and offers the fastest network all over India. Reliance launched Jio, and it becomes India’s fastest telecommunication network. Jio provides a digital platform to India. It has 415.71 million subscribers.
Reliance Jio Missed Call Alert is completely free of cost for Jio subscribers. The telecom provider doesn’t charge anything from its subscribers for this helpful feature. There are no USSD codes to enable this feature on your SIM.
BSNL service provider: You Need to Activate BSNL Missed Call Alert Service:
BSNL is a technology-oriented integrated telecom service providing company and is a part of a modern global network, providing access to countries around the world for transporting information in the form of voice, data and video.BSNL is a 100% Govt. of India-owned Public Sector.
To activate BSNL’s Missed Call Alert Service is to ‘divert voice calls when out of coverage area’ to the number ‘+9117010’.
Step-by-step procedure to Activate BSNL Missed Call Alert service:
- Go to Settings and Select Call Settings
- Select Call to divert/Call Forward
- Select ‘When Unreachable’ (Options may differ from phone to phone )
- Type the Number +9117010 and Save the settings
Step-by-step procedure to De-activate BSNL Missed Call Alert service:
- Go to Settings and Select Call settings
- Select Call to divert / Call Forward
- Select When Unreachable
- Delete the number +9117010 and Save the settings
Missed Call Alert Service Activation via USSD Code:
To activate Missed Call Alert (MCA) Service by dialling the USSD code: *62+9117010#
Missed Call Alert Service De-activation via USSD Code:
To de-activate Missed Call Alert (MCA) Service by dialling the USSD code: ##002#
Some operators like Airtel, Jio Reliance etc. are providing service free of cost and some operators take a small charge for missed call alert service on monthly basis in India.
To check whether the service is working on your phone or not, Switch off your phone and call the same number from another mobile phone. You will hear the message that your number is unreachable or switched off.
Now switch on your phone and you will get an alert saying “Dear Customer, you have a missed call from +91………….”, this shows that your Missed Call Alert is working in your Sim. If you don’t get any message, then the missed call alert service has been disabled, you can contact customer care service and enable your missed call alert.
Missed Call Alert service notifies users via a message about calls they received when their phone is unavailable or out of network coverage area.