Can I switch to pay as you go and keep my number?

If you’re upgrading from Pay as you go to Pay monthly you’ll need to get a PAC (Porting Authorisation Code) from your network. If you’re upgrading from one Pay as you go phone to another you don’t need a PAC – you just need to switch your SIM card from your old phone to your new one.

Can I keep my number if I move?

If you’re switching service providers and remaining in the same geographic area, you can keep your existing phone number. This process – often referred to as phone number porting – can be done between wireline, IP and wireless providers.

How do I keep my mobile number?

How to switch and keep your mobile number. If you want to switch and keep your existing phone number, text ‘PAC’ to 65075 to begin the process. Your provider will reply by text within a minute. They will send you your switching code, called a ‘PAC’, which will be valid for 30 days.

Can I keep my mobile number if I stay with the same provider?

To keep your mobile number and transfer it to another network, you need to request what’s called a Porting Authorisation Code (PAC) from your old provider and then let your new provider know the code. They will then schedule the switch.

Can you keep the same phone number with a new SIM card?

Can I still keep my number if I’m moving to a SIM Only deal? Yes, you can. Your new network will port your mobile number over to your new SIM. If you’re keeping the same mobile phone but changing networks, remember to check if your handset is locked to your existing network.

Can you keep the same number on the same network?

Can you transfer your pay as you go phone number?

If you’re moving to a different mobile network and would like to keep your existing phone number, it unfortunately won’t be possible to transfer your Pay As You Go credit. For this reason, we’d typically advise you try to use up any remaining Pay As You Go credit before transferring your phone number elsewhere.

How can I keep my pay as you go number?

To keep the number you had on Pay as you go: Head to our keep my number page ; Choose the ‘I want to move from Pay as you go to Pay monthly’ option; Follow the steps to start the process; You’ll lose any unused Pay as you go credit when you switch to Pay monthly – so make sure you use it up before you make the move.

What happens if I move my phone number to another network?

If you move your phone number to another network, it will automatically close the account on your old mobile network. For this reason, it won’t be possible to transfer your phone number to a new mobile network whilst keeping the credit on your old account.

What to do with your old phone number when you move to a new country?

If you’ll be getting a local SIM card with a new, local number in the country you’re moving to, you can use your old number on top of a new SIM card. Porting over your phone number to a VoIP telecommunications provider will do the trick.