How To Deactivate Value Added Services (VAS)

Do you want to deactivate value added services (VAS)? Value added services are some kind of services provided by the network company. That could be free or paid but most are paid. Your network offers many kinds of Value added services like- Jokes, hello tune/caller tune, News, Gopship or many others but to enjoy these services you need to pay a monthly subscription. The charge can be 30RS/months to 150RS/month.

I don’t think that I need to tell more about this. Most people know about this. Some time we active a value added service but we don’t like that service and we want to deactivate that service because if we don’t deactivate that service we have to pay its charge next month too so we need to deactivate this kind of unnecessary services.

If you have activated any Value Added Service (VAS) by mistaken then if you call to customer care within 48 hours they can refund your amount and you can ask them to deactivate that service.

in this tutorial, we will learn how to deactivate VAS service. the process of deactivation is different on different networks. India has many telecom companies like – Idea, Airtel, Jio, BSNL, Aircel, Vodafone, etc. I already told you that for different networks the deactivation process is different so if you do any mistake then you can lose you more balance.

How To Deactivate Value Added Services (VAS)

Here I have added approx every popular network’s VAS deactivation method.

Deactivate VAS through calling Customer Care

This is a very simple method and on this method, you just need to call customer care and they will deactivate it by themselves. If you don’t know customer care number then you can google it. You will easily find it.

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1. Vodafone customer care number [All States]

Deactivate VAS through Dialing USSD code

There are different-different codes used for the different network so choose the correct USSD code method for your network.

Deactivate VAS on Airtel

1. open the dialer pad and type *121# and then call.

2. the processing will automatically stop and after a few seconds, some options will flash on the screen.

Many times it changes so don’t look at the arrangement, look at the text. So here you have to find ‘Other services‘ option, on screenshot this option is on number 7 then enter 7.

3. After selecting ‘other services‘ you will see ‘activate and deactivate service‘ option, on my mobile, it’s on number 2 so select number 2.

4. after selecting number 2 you will receive two options, the first, will be ‘activate service‘ and the second, option will be ‘deactivate service‘ enter number 2.

If any service was activated on your number then they ask you to confirm to deactivate this service. after confirmation, service will be deactivated.

Deactivate VAS on idea

[Not available] try sms method or Try IVRS method or call to the customer care.

Deactivate VAS on Vodafone

Dial *111*3# USSD code on your Vodafone number after that you will get VAS deactivation option of your Vodafone number.

Deactivate VAS on Jio

Dial *111*3# USSD code on your Vodafone number after that you will get VAS deactivation option of your Vodafone number.

Deactivate VAS on Aircel

Dial *111*3# USSD code on your Vodafone number after that you will get VAS deactivation option of your Vodafone number.

Deactivate VAS on BSNL

[Not available] try sms method or Try IVRS method or call to the customer care.

Deactivate Value added services through Sending message

This method can be used in every network company. For all networks SMS method is same.

1. First, Send ‘STOP’ message to 155223 from your number. After a few seconds, you will get a message about all activated services on your number(Like – Bollywood news, cricket score, etc)
2. Now reply back with the option of Value added services(VAS) you want to deactivate. If you have activated multiple services you can send multiple options.
3. After a few movements, you will get another message about your VAS service with a confirmation of VAS deactivation. Under 5-6 hour your Value added service will be deactivated.
4. If service won’t deactivate that means you have done some mistake while this process. Follow the step again. After successfully deactivation of value added service (VAS) you will get a message about deactivation.

deactivate VAS through IVRS method

1. First, dial this number “155223” on your mobile and you will get some option about activated VAS on your number.
2. Choose that VAS you want to deactivate and confirm that. (You will get a recorded voice like when you call to balance inquiry number and you gets some option, same here you will receive some voice option choose according to your service)
3. After confirmation, you will receive a message that you VAS deactivation request has been received and within 4-hour service will be deactivated. After this, you don’t need to worry your service will be deactivated.

[Note – the recorded voice will be on two languages the first one will be English and the second will be your state language. Choose that language which you know better.]

Deactivate Jio Tune through My Jio App

1.Open MyJio app.
2.Select ‘JioTunes’ option from the menu.
3. In My Subscriptions page, tap on ‘Deactivate JioTune’ at bottom of the screen to deactivate the JioTunes and tap on ‘Yes’ on the deactivation confirmation page.
4.You will get a confirmation pop-up once your request is submitted successfully.

Deactivate Jio tune by messaging

SMS: 56789

SMS Stop to 56789 and follow the process to deactivate your JioTunes subscription.

JioTunes will be deactivated and you will receive deactivation confirmation SMS on your mobile.

Conclusion – I hope you understood how to deactivate VAS on your number. Some network’s USSD code method is not working maybe they are changed or have removed from service so i haven’t added USSD codes. you can try other methods. If any VAS service is activated automatically and your balance is deducted then call to customer care within 24 hour they will provided you refund for this. I have added every method to deactivate VAS. If you are facing any problem then you can ask your doubt by commenting below.

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