How To Join Safaricom Postpay In 2024

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Nov 27, 2023 - 09:40
Nov 27, 2023 - 20:45
How To Join Safaricom Postpay  In 2024
How To Join Safaricom Postpay In 2024

Safaricom PostPay, the innovative mobile tariff service offered by Safaricom, gives customers the freedom to call, text, and browse the internet at affordable rates, all with the convenience of paying at the end of the month. In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through how to join Safaricom PostPay in 2023 and explore its various packages and benefits.

Benefits of Safaricom PostPay

Safaricom PostPay is designed to make communication more convenient and budget-friendly. Here are some of the key benefits it offers:

  • Pay Later: With Safaricom PostPay, you don't need to worry about regularly topping up your airtime or data bundles. You use the services, and the bill is accumulated and paid at the end of each month.
  • Flexible Packages: Safaricom PostPay offers a range of packages to suit different budgets. Whether you're a light user or a heavy data consumer, there's a package that fits your needs.
  • No Expiry: One of the standout features of Safaricom PostPay is that the bundles you purchase have no expiry date. If you have unused minutes, data, or SMS at the end of the month, they roll over to the next month, ensuring you get the most value for your money.
  • International Calling: Safaricom PostPay allows you to make international calls to select countries, including the USA, Canada, India, and China, using the bundled minutes.

In the subsequent parts of this guide, we will delve deeper into the process of joining Safaricom PostPay, explaining the various methods available to you and providing step-by-step instructions. Whether you're new to PostPay or considering switching to this service, we've got you covered. 

Eligibility for Safaricom PostPay Service

Safaricom PostPay is open to all customers who use the prepaid service and are on the Uwezo Tariff. This inclusivity allows a wide range of users to experience the benefits of PostPay, including the convenience of paying for mobile services at the end of the month. However, it's essential to note that the service is unavailable for corporate accounts.

How to Join Safaricom PostPay

 Joining Safaricom PostPay is a straightforward process, and in this section, we'll explore the various methods available to you. Whether you prefer using USSD codes, the mySafaricom app, or the web, we've covered step-by-step instructions on becoming a Safaricom PostPay subscriber in 2023.

 Joining Safaricom PostPay via USSD

 Step 1: Dial *544# on your mobile phone.

Step 2: Reply with option 4, labeled "GO MONTHLY."

Step 3: Reply with option 4, marked "Join PostPay."

Step 4: At the "Choose Journey" section, reply with option 2, labelled "Continue with USSD."

Step 5: A list of predetermined credit limits will appear. Choose an option that suits your budget. For example, consider the Ksh 1,000 package.

Step 6: A popup will appear, informing you to activate your PostPay Tariff. Ensure that your Safaricom line has a balance of KES 1,000 (the credit limit) to complete the activation.

Step 7: Enter your email address.

Step 8: Accept the Safaricom PostPay terms and conditions.

At this point, you have successfully joined Safaricom PostPay via USSD. You can now start enjoying the convenience of the service.

 Joining Safaricom PostPay via the mySafaricom App

Step 1: Open the mySafaricom app on your mobile device.

Step 2: Select the "PostPay" icon.

Step 3: You will see a predetermined credit limit. If you do not see a credit limit or wish to set your own, enter your preferred limit.

Step 4: Select a PostPay bundle plan that aligns with your communication needs.

Step 5: Enter your email address.

Step 6: Accept the terms and conditions.

Step 7: Proceed to pay for your selected PostPay bundle via M-PESA.

You will receive a notification confirming that your tariff has been successfully migrated to PostPay. The mySafaricom app provides a convenient way to join Safaricom PostPay, allowing you to manage your PostPay subscription easily.

Safaricom PostPay Packages and Rates

 Safaricom PostPay offers five distinctive packages, each tailored to provide a unique combination of minutes, data, SMS, and other perks. Let's dive into what each package includes:


· 400 Safaricom PostPay minutes

· 5GB of worry-free mobile data

· 1,000 SMS worry-free

· Free 2GB YouTube and WhatsApp


· 1,000 minutes

· 15GB of worry-free mobile data

· 2,000 SMS worry-free

· Free 2GB YouTube and WhatsApp


· 1,500 minutes

· 25GB of worry-free mobile data

· 3,000 SMS worry-free

· Free 2GB YouTube and WhatsApp


· 2,500 minutes

· 50GB of mobile data worry-free

· 5,000 SMS worry-free

· Free 2GB YouTube and WhatsApp

POSTPAY 10430:

· 10,000 minutes of talk time

· 100GB of mobile data

· 10,000 free SMS

· Free 2GB YouTube and WhatsApp

These packages are thoughtfully crafted to accommodate various communication preferences and budgets. Whether you require a generous data allowance, extensive minutes for calls, or a combination of both, Safaricom PostPay has you covered.

 International Calling Options

 One of the standout features of Safaricom PostPay is the ability to make international calls to select countries using the bundled minutes. With PostPay, you can connect with friends, family, or business associates in countries like the USA, Canada, India, and China without worrying about exorbitant call rates. This international calling feature adds tremendous value to your PostPay subscription, making it a practical choice for those with global connections.

 Bundle Expiry and Auto-Renewal

 Safaricom PostPay bundles have a unique advantage—they have no expiry date within the 30-day validity period. This means that if you have unused minutes, data, or SMS at the end of the month, they will roll over to the next month, ensuring that you maximize the value of your subscription.

 Additionally, the convenience of auto-renewal ensures you never experience interruptions in your communication services. On the 1st of each month, your PostPay bundle will automatically renew, so you can continue enjoying uninterrupted connectivity.

How to Check Your PostPay Balance

 To ensure you stay informed about your remaining resources, Safaricom has made it easy to check your PostPay balance. Here's how to do it:

  • Dial *544# on your mobile phone.
  • You will receive a menu with options to check your balance for data, minutes, SMS, and other resources.
  • Select the option corresponding to what you want to check, and you'll receive a message with your current balance.

Checking your balance regularly helps you keep track of your usage and ensures you never run out of minutes, data, or SMS when you need them.

Payment Methods for Safaricom PostPay

Safaricom offers multiple convenient payment methods to ensure you can settle your PostPay bill without hassle. Here are the primary payment methods:


· Open the M-PESA menu on your phone.

· Select "PayBill."

· Enter the PayBill number for Safaricom PostPay, which is 200200.

· Enter your mobile number as the account number.

· Input the amount corresponding to your chosen PostPay package.

· Enter your M-PESA PIN to confirm the payment.

Bonga Points: 

· Dial *126# from your phone.

· Reply with option 2, labelled "Lipa Na Bonga Points."

· Select "Pay Bill."

· Enter the Business Number or PayBill number, which is 200200.

· Input the amount that matches your PostPay Tariff.

· Confirm the transaction by entering your Service PIN.

Credit Limit

  If your mobile line has enough funds, you can use your credit limit to activate the PostPay service. This method ensures that your PostPay subscription is paid within your credit limit.

 What Happens When Your Bundle Exhausts Before the End of the Month?

In general, Safaricom PostPay bundles do not expire, and you can only purchase them once a month. However, suppose you happen to exhaust your bundle's resources before the auto-renewal date. In that case, Safaricom will charge you at the following rates:

  • Ksh 2.30 for calls
  • Ksh 1.30 for data

These charges apply once you've depleted your bundle and need additional resources for communication. Alternatively, you can purchase a bundle with either an expiry or non-expiry date using *544# to suit your specific needs.'

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In conclusion, Safaricom PostPay offers a seamless and flexible mobile tariff service, empowering you to stay connected without worrying about frequent top-ups. It's an ideal choice for budget-friendly communication solutions with the added benefit of international calling options. 

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please get in touch with Safaricom's customer care service at 200.

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