How to Recharge Your Optus Prepaid Mobile!

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Okay Optus users! We’ve put together a quick guide with mobile insights on How to Recharge Your Optus Prepaid Mobile.

Don’t let your Optus prepaid run out of credit! Staying connected is easy with a variety of quick and easy recharge options.

No matter how you prefer to top up, this guide has you covered. We’ll show you every method, so you can choose the one that works for you, and avoid the disaster of running out of credit.

Online Recharge Via Optus

Recharging online is one of the most convenient methods available. Follow these steps to recharge via the Optus website:

  1. Visit the Optus Website: Go to the Optus prepaid recharge page.
  2. Log In: Enter your phone number and password to access your account.
  3. Select Recharge Option: Choose the recharge amount that fits your needs.
  4. Payment: Enter your payment details and confirm the recharge.

You can pay using a credit card, debit card, or PayPal. Online recharges are available 24/7, making it easy to top up your account anytime.

If you have already paid for a voucher, just select that you have a voucher, the website will then prompt you to enter your voucher number.

My Optus App

The My Optus app is a handy tool for managing your account and recharging on the go. Here’s how to recharge using the app:

  1. Download the App: Available for both iOS and Android devices. (We’ll leave the links below, for both iOS and Android.
  2. Log In: Use your Optus account credentials to log in.
  3. Navigate to Recharge: Find the recharge section within the app.
  4. Choose Your Plan: Select the recharge amount that suits you.
  5. Confirm Payment: Enter your payment details and complete the recharge.

The app also allows you to set up auto-recharge, so you never have to worry about running out of credit. This is essentially like being on plan which is great for those who prefer Prepaid.

Additionally, the app provides real-time usage monitoring and notifications about your plan.

Recharge by Phone

If you prefer using your phone to recharge, Optus offers a simple and efficient method:

  1. Dial 555: From your Optus prepaid phone.
  2. Follow Prompts: Use the automated system to enter your recharge voucher code or payment details.
  3. Confirm: Complete the process to recharge your account.

This method is perfect for those who may not be able to access the internet or prefer over the phone. This is also a free call too!

Recharge via SMS

Optus also provides the option to recharge via SMS, adding another layer of convenience:

  1. Send a Text: Text “RECHARGE” to 9999 from your Optus phone.
  2. Follow Prompts: You will receive a response with instructions to complete the recharge process.
  3. Confirm Payment: Enter your payment details when prompted

And that’s it, you’ve successfully recharge by SMS.

Should I Set Up Auto Pay?

Setting up automatic recharge ensures you never run out of credit. The amount of times I used to run out of credit and lose all of my data bank and credit was infuriating.

With Auto Pay, you avoid these issues and carry on as if you were on a plan.

Here’s how to set it up:

  1. Log In Online or App: Access your Optus account.
  2. Set Up Auto-Recharge: Navigate to the auto-recharge section.
  3. Choose Frequency and Amount: Select how often you want to recharge and the amount.
  4. Confirm Payment: Enter your payment details and confirm the setup.

You can also set this up via the My Optus App. This is a self managed feature too, so if you ever get sick of it, you can just cancel via the app or website.


With these easy-to-follow recharge options, staying connected with Optus prepaid should now be easy.

No matter which method you choose, you should be able to promptly recharge your Optus service.

For a deeper dive into all things recharge, head over to the official Optus recharge page and explore your options.


  • Michel Elijah

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