Quick Answer: When I Upgrade Do I Get A New SIM?

How do I get a new SIM with the same number?

Forgetting your sim back with the same mobile number visit the operator store.

and tell them your sim card is lost.

You want to apply for the duplicate sim card that was lost or maybe any another reason, with the full address and id proof that is provided at the time of purchase a sim card..

Why is my new SIM not working?

Your SIM card or device may be configured for your previous network and will need to be reconfigured. … Clean the gold connectors on the SIM with a clean lint-free cloth. Replace the battery and turn your phone on without the SIM. Turn your phone off, replace the SIM and restart the phone.

Does a replacement SIM have the same number?

If the replacement SIM is because you’ve reported your original SIM lost or stolen, then the new SIM will have the same number, credit etc once activated and the SIM can only be activated on the account you used when reporting the loss / theft.

How long does it take for a new SIM to activate?

Just pop your SIM into your new device and switch it on. We’ll then text you to let you know we have started activating it. It should be activated in 2 hours but it can take up to 24 hours. When we’re done, we’ll text you to ask you to restart your device, and then you’re good to go!

Do unused SIM cards expire?

The shelf-life of an unused SIM card is approximately 3 years, and an expiration date is printed on each (credit-card sized) card. …

Do you get a new SIM card when you upgrade EE?

If you’re already an EE customer and you’re upgrading, we won’t need to send you a new SIM. We’ll just automatically update your old one instead.

When you upgrade your phone do you keep the old one?

You basically have two options when it comes to your old phone: you keep it or you ditch it. That’s the basis of it, anyway. If you decide to keep your device, then you at least have a back-up plan in the case that something happens to your new phone.

What does getting a new SIM card do?

They make connecting to networks and switching phones as easy as removing a small metal tray. If you buy a new phone, you can simply insert your existing SIM and keep on using your existing service as long as the new phone isn’t locked to a different carrier.

Can I use the same SIM card on two different phones?

It’s impossible for one simcard to work in two phones at the same time. First, you have two phones, one simcard. That simcard only can be put into one phone. … It’s impossible for one simcard to work in two phones at the same time.

Do you get a new SIM card when you get a new phone?

When you get your new device it will come with a brand new SIM Card. Your old SIM Card should fit too, but it is recommended that you use the new one.

What happens if you take out your SIM card and put it in another phone?

You can take the SIM card out, put it into another phone, and if someone calls your number, the new phone will ring. … If the SIM card and phone serial number don’t match, the phone simply won’t work. The SIM card won’t work in other phones, and the phone won’t work with other SIM cards.

How do I know if I need a new SIM card?

If you encounter any of the issues listed below then you might have a SIM card that is not working properly anymore.Calls being interrupted, or messages delayed.Pin code requested without rebooting the phone.Sound quality decreasing.Battery life reduced.Phone getting warm.More items…

When you change SIM cards do you lose everything?

When you remove your SIM card from your phone and replace it with another card, you lose access to any information on the original card. This information is still stored on the old card, so any phone numbers, addresses or text messages that you lose are available if you insert the old card into the device.

Do I need to swap my SIM when I upgrade?

No, just put your old sim in the new phone. The contract is switched over on o2’s computer already.

Why does 3 SIM say no service?

Issues with your device or account. Your SIM card, phone settings, a low battery, and running older software can all affect the signal. If your account is on hold, that will also prevent use of the network.