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How to buy and top up bundles for your Telkom Kenya line

Need to buy and top up bundles for your Telkom Kenya line? Here we highlight all how you can quickly and easily purchase Telkom Kenya data internet bundles.

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Fellow Telkom Kenya user! Are you looking for an easy way to buy Telkom bundles and stay connected? Well, you’re in luck! In this blog post, we’ll walk you through 5 simple ways to purchase Telkom Kenya bundles. Whether you’re a tech-savvy or new to the world of Telkom mobile data, we’ve got you covered. Let’s dive right in and get you connected!

Here are ways in which you can buy and top up bundles for your Telkom Kenya line by either dialling *544#, paying through m-pesa or using t-kash.

Buy Telkom bundles by dialling *544#

The easiest way to purchase Telkom Kenya bundles is by dialing *544# on your mobile device. USSD code is available on all types of phones. It also allows you to conveniently select and buy bundles directly from your phone, no internet connection is required.

Here is how To buy Telkom bundles from airtime directly follow the steps below:

  1. First, top up your Telkom line with credit.
  2. Open phone dialer app
  3. Dial *544#
  4. Once the USSD code loads, it will display a menu of options, select option 1- the data bundle option.
  5. Select your preferred time validity for the bundle, be it Daily, Weekly or Monthly.
  6. Next choose the desired bundle size for example Daily 2gb @ 99 / = choose option 1.
  7. Complete the bundle purchase by positively confirming the choice in subsequent USSD prompts.

How to Buy Telkom data Bundles using T-kash

If you’re a T-Kash user, you’re in luck! T-Kash is another way Telkom Kenya lets you buy bundles, through their mobile money service. Simply access the T-Kash menu, navigate to the “Buy Airtime” or “Buy Bundles” option, and follow the prompts to select your preferred bundle.

See this detailed step-by-step you can follow to buy Telkom Kenya bundles using T-kash. Just follow these simple steps.

  1. Open the T-kash application and select the Buy Airtime icon.
  2. Select option number 5 titled “Internet Bundle”.
  3. Input the required bundle size depending on your preference and balance amount.
  4. Confirm your selection by entering your transaction Pin.
  5. Bundle purchase will be confirmed by a T-kash confirmation message as well as a bundle confirmation text.

How to buy bundles on Telkom using Telkom app

If you prefer the convenience of using a mobile app, Telkom Kenya has you covered. Download the official Telkom app from your app store, on Android or Apple store, log in to your account. Then start to easily buy bundles within the app.

This is how you go about top-up and buy bundles using the ‘my Telkom app’.

  1. First, make sure you have downloaded and installed the app on your phone.
  2. Next, open the app and login
  3. Once the app is open, select the bundles tab
  4. Select the bundles you want to buy
  5. Complete the purchase and wait for confirmation.

How to buy data on telkom Using Myaccount Telkom

Telkom Kenya’s myaccount portal is another fast way for purchasing bundles. Go visit the myaccount telkom portal website, and log in to your account. Now, select and buy the preferred bundle.

To get access to myaccount Telkom portal, and buy internet bundles follow these steps:

  1. Open your web browser either Google Chrome, Opera (mini), firefox, brave etc.
  2. Type ‘’ or click here.
  3. Once you access the website, you’ll be asked to ‘Login to your account‘. Please log in
  4. Put in your telephone number ‘My Number: example 077x xxx xxx or 020xxxxxxx’
  5. Key in password ‘888888’
  6. Now, access your portal.
  7. Choose ‘Purchase Bundles.’
  8. Select the bundle you want to buy and press purchase.
  9. Wait for confirmation of purchase.

Topping up using M-PESA and buying through Telkom USSD

most of us are M-PESA users in Kenya. You can easily top up your Telkom Kenya account by using M-PESA. When you have topped up, dial the Telkom USSD code *544# and choose your desired bundle to complete the purchase. Or dial *131# for a quick display of your bundle balance. 

Why Kenyas buy Telkom Bundles?

So, why are these bundles offered by Telkom so popular? 

The reason is, Telkom Kenya has the most affordable internet bundle offering in Kenya. This is because they offer amazing deals during their Freedom Friday offers and also have a wide selection of everyday bundles that you can buy. The selection is also wide and they have more offers compared to internet bundle offers that other mobile networks provide in Kenya i.e. Safaricom, Airtel, Jamii Telkom and Equitel.

Note: Make sure you have topped up your Telkom line with enough credit to buy and purchase the different offers that are on offer. 

What data bundle should I get when deciding to buy?

Well, the main question when buying bundles has always been what is the best available internet bundle package for me? The answer to this is determined by many varying personal necessities as well as ease of purchase. The convenience of these bundles covers all time frames with which we might need the bundles and these are Daily, Weekly and Monthly bundles.

At Saidia, we have a complete breakdown of all the Telkom Kenya bundle offers you can get, and you can see them by clicking here. Not only that, we have highlighted which bundles are the best value for money and how to quickly and easily purchase them. 


How do I check my Telkom Kenya bundle balance quickly?

The fastest way to check your Telkom Kenya bundle balance, is to dial *131# and your available data balance will be displayed on your screen.

Can I buy Telkom Kenya bundles for someone else?

Yes, you can buy Telkom bundles for someone else in Kenya. Make sure you have the their phone number, and use either *544#, Telkom app or T-kash to buy bundles on their behalf.

What happens to my Telkom Kenya bundle when it expires before I finish using it?

When your Telkom Kenya bundle expires before you finish using it, any remaining data will be forfeited. It's recommended to keep track of your bundle expiry date and plan your usage accordingly to make the most of your data allowance.

Can I continue using / roll over unused data from my Telkom Kenya bundle to the next month?

For now, Telkom Kenya does not offer data rollover for their bundles. Any unused data will expire at the end of the bundle validity period.

What should I do if I accidentally purchase the wrong Telkom Kenya bundle?

If you mistakenly purchase the wrong bundle, contact Telkom Kenya's customer support immediately for assistance. They will guide you through what process you'll need to follow to recover.

Can Telkom Kenya bundles be used while roaming outside Kenya?

Yes, Telkom Kenya bundles can be used while roaming in selected partner networks outside Kenya. However, additional roaming charges may apply. It's recommended to check Telkom Kenya's roaming policies and rates before using bundles while abroad.

Does Telkom Kenya offer special promos or offers for Telkom Kenya Data bundle buyers?

Yes they do. With one of their most popular offer being the freedom Friday offers amongst others. Telkom Kenya frequently offers special promotions and discounts on bundle purchases.

Do you get Ziada points when you buy telkom bundles?

Ziada points are awarded to the customer for every data bundle purchased.

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