Mobile Recharge FAQs

1. Can I recharge my prepaid mobile number across any operator?

Pre paid mobile recharge through SMS allows you to recharge your mobile across 13 major operators available in India.

Operators available for recharge on this platform are

Vodafone Airtel Idea BSNL
Aircel Loop MTNL Uninor
Reliance GSM Reliance CDMA Tata CDMA Tata Docomo

2. I have changed my service provider using Mobile Number portability. Can I still use pre paid mobile recharge service?

Yes, you can type your new mobile operator while sending SMS to 9222208888 for prepaid mobile recharge.

3. Can I use another account instead of primary account for prepaid mobile recharge transactions through SMS service?

Yes, you can provide last 6 digits of your non-primary account number from which you want your funds to get debited.

4. What is the minimum and maximum amount for prepaid mobile recharge through SMS?

Minimum amount for prepaid mobile recharge through SMS is INR 10. Maximum amount limit is INR 1500 per day per user.

5. How many pre paid mobile recharge transaction can be done through SMS service?

There is no limit on number of PMR (prepaid mobile recharge) transaction through SMS service but it should not exceed daily PMR Limit of INR 1500 per day per user.

6. Will I be charged if I use pre paid mobile recharge using SMS?

The prepaid mobile recharge facility is a free service provided to you by ICICI Bank. Charges may be applied by the mobile operator for use of SMS.

7. How is this service different with Prepaid Mobile recharge service available in iMobile or USSD?

You do not need to download any application unlike iMobile channel. Also, Non-GPRS users can recharge prepaid mobile using SMS. USSD service is available only for 5 major operators whereas Prepaid Mobile Recharge using SMS can be done across many operators.

8. What if I enter an invalid number or a postpaid number while doing the recharge?

Your account will be debited by entered value immediately. If you entered an invalid number or a postpaid number while doing recharge, the amount will be credited back to your account within 72 hours.

9. What if I recharge a wrong mobile number?

In case a wrong mobile number has been recharged due to wrong entry by you, the amount will not be reverted back to your account. You have to be careful while entering the beneficiary mobile number for recharge.

10. If I have any queries, where should I contact?

Please contact us at our Customer Care.