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How long till my sim is activated?

Started by: escoba
On: 04/10/2016 | 12:03
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by: escoba
on: 04/10/2016 | 12:03

Just got my replacement sim, wanted to know how long can it take for my sim to be activated ? Or does anyone know any methods or ways I can speed the process up? Thanks 

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by: pete2009
on: 04/10/2016 | 12:04
Sims should be activated in 24 hours but often much sooner. Try rebooting your phone a few time over the next few hours.
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by: pete2009
on: 04/10/2016 | 12:04
Sims should be activated in 24 hours but often much sooner. Try rebooting your phone a few time over the next few hours.
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by: mfish
on: 04/10/2016 | 12:05
Hi, SIMs can take up to 24 hours to activate but try restarting your phone occasionally
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by: escoba
on: 04/10/2016 | 12:05
Thank you
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by: mcilwraith
on: 04/10/2016 | 12:05

give it about 20 minutes then restart your phone now and again till fully connected

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by: sloz
on: 04/10/2016 | 12:06
Hi. It could take up to 24 hours to reactivate.
Occasionally services aren't restored automatically and an agent needs to restore them manually
In these situations you can see your balances when you dial *100*7# and *100#
And only an outgoing call to 443 will work

If the sim still doesn't work after 24 hours contact an agent here
Http://www.giffgaff.com/support/ask/activations
Select that it's been over 24 hours
Choose any error message it's not important
In the Sim serial number box put in the first 13 digits from the back of your sim (ignore the 4Ggg4)

Replies are found here
Http://www.giffgaff.com/support/questions
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by: mtkchinaphone
on: 04/10/2016 | 12:07

Hi @escoba

 

Is this a replacement SIM for a SIM you either lost or had stolen?  If so, you will need to contact an agent to unlock your new SIM card.  https://giffgaff.com/support/ask

 

It can take up to 24 hours for a reply to your request.  There is no way of speeding up the process, sorry.

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