Yes, you can swap to the new phone and just carry on as normal. O2 will even swap the sim for a different size for free if needed.
Can I put my O2 SIM in another phone?
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As long as the SIM is the right size for the new phone. If you need a different sized SIM you can either request one online and swap it, out go into an O2 store and they’ll do it for you. O2 only care that you pay your bill on time. They don’t care what phone you use.
Do I need to switch my SIM card when I get a new phone?
In reality, your phone can usually be tracked even without a SIM card in place. But it can’t make calls, pull up contacts, or recall past SMS messages. So when you get a new phone, don’t forget to pop your SIM card out of the old one and place it in the new device.
Can I just buy a phone and put my SIM card in it?
Yes, just like the international sim swap you mentioned, it would work & no fees. Also, if you have an iPhone and use the iPhone sim in an android phone, some things may not work exactly right— like voicemail and if you ever need to change features or plans.
Can I transfer my O2 number to a new O2 contract?
All you need to do is call customer service and ask them to migrate your current number to the new contract. This will immediately end the old contract and generate the final bill, which will include a 30 day termination fee. Do not just swap sims as you will end up with 2 contracts running.
Can I put my pay monthly SIM in a different phone?
Remember, you can use your phone SIM in other devices like tablets if you like. You’ll just need a compatible device that isn’t locked to another network. Don’t worry if your SIM doesn’t fit; we can send you a new one.
Are 02 and Tesco the same network?
Yes. Its a tesco sim so the network is Tesco. Tesco sims work in O2 phones but O2 sims dont work inTesco phones. Its the same network its just the billing thats different.
What happens if you take out your SIM card and put it in another phone?
It contains all your contacts and settings, and it’s linked to your account. You can take the SIM card out, put it into another phone, and if someone calls your number, the new phone will ring. … The SIM card won’t work in other phones, and the phone won’t work with other SIM cards.
When you change SIM cards do you lose everything?
No. SIM cards do not store data.
How do I transfer service to new phone?
Switch to a new Android phone
- Charge both phones.
- Make sure you can unlock the old phone with a PIN, pattern, or password.
- On your old phone: Sign in with your Google account. To check whether you have a Google Account, enter your email address. If you don’t have a Google Account, create a Google Account. Sync your data.
How do I transfer my old SIM card to my new SIM card?
First, export your contact data to the SD card (using the old smartphone). Check the file is stored in the directory when you connect your phone to the computer. Then, remove the SD card, insert it into your new device. Go to your address book and choose from the menu the option to import.
Does the SIM card contain the phone number?
Along with your IMSI, your SIM will also have a unique MSISDN. This is short for Mobile Subscriber Integrated Services Digital Network Number. Despite the complicated name, it’s basically your phone number. They can also store contact information, telephone numbers, SMS messages, billing information and data usage.
How do I transfer my old number to my new SIM O2?
Fill in the keep my number form. You’ll need your temporary Pay Monthly number from your O2 confirmation email or sim pack. We’ll transfer your number within one working day (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, excluding bank holidays). If we receive your code after 5pm, you’ll switch within two working days.
How long does SIM swap take on 02?
Sim swaps take up to 24 hours. You’ll need your original sim and number, as well as your new sim. You’ll also need the serial number on the back of your sim – it’s the long number beginning with 894411. Once you lose signal on your original sim, turn your device off, put your new sim in and turn it back on.
How do I know when my number has been transferred O2?
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You will receive a text notification to let you know when but expect Tuesday or Wednesday next week. Your old SIM will turn off when the transfer starts and it will take a couple of hours for the number to transfer across.