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How to swap from Micro to Nano sim?

Started by: hayleylouise87
On: 13/10/2015 | 15:58
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by: hayleylouise87
on: 13/10/2015 | 15:58

Hi all, can anybody help me with this please? I'm going from a Samsung s3 mini to a Samsung s6. I have already ordered my nano sim from giffgaff and have received it but I would like to keep my current number.

 

Thank you in advance!  

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by: formulaone
on: 13/10/2015 | 16:03 edited: 13/10/2015 | 16:18

hayleylouise87 wrote:

 

Hi all, can anybody help me with this please? I'm going from a Samsung s3 mini to a Samsung s6. I have already ordered my nano sim from giffgaff and have received it but I would like to keep my current number.

 

Thank you in advance!  

 

@hayleylouise87Smiley Happy

 

Hello,

 

Thanks for visiting the community forum!

 

You will need to perform a SIM swap procedure, All account details will remain and your number/goodybags/airtime credit will transfer over to your New giffgaff sim. This should take No more than 10 minutes to complete. All giffgaff sim cards are now a 3in1 and consists of a standard, micro, nano (An all in one)

 

http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Using-giffgaff/What-is-SIM-Swap/ta-p/7320084

 

Please Note:

 

  • You can only do a SIM Swap between 4:30am and 9:30pm.
  • Once started. SIM Swap is non-reversible (your old SIM will be rendered useless)
  • SIMs used in SIM swaps do not qualify for. and will not generate. Any bonuses or payback points even when originally linked to an affiliate account.

 

 

Thanks

Kind Regards

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by: jamal251
on: 13/10/2015 | 15:59

Hi @hayleylouise87

You can order another SIM from your spread page see here https://giffgaff.com/orders/mgm
Please note all SIMs shipped by giffgaff are 3 in 1 see this image http://s24.postimg.org/7t8vp0m5x/large.jpg and all you will need to do is push out the middle to form a nano size SIM for your Samsung s6. 

When the SIM arrives you will need to perform a SIM swap please see this guide http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Using-giffgaff/What-is-SIM-Swap/ta-p/7320084 on how to perform a SIM swap.

The SIM swap will transfer your current number, airtime credit and/or bundle over to new SIM. The swap should take no more than 30 minutes to complete and can be performed any time between 4.30am and 9.30pm.

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by: johncashman
on: 13/10/2015 | 16:00

Hi there,

 

You'll need to perform a SIM swap. Go to the link below to activate your new SIM card. You'll then be asked if you want to perform a SIM swap - if you choose to do this, your number (and goodybag, if you have a current one) will be transferred to the new SIM card.

 

https://giffgaff.com/activate

 

Hope this helps.

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by: hayleylouise87
on: 13/10/2015 | 16:03

Thanks so much! It mentions a 6 digit activation code for the new nano sim, where would I find this?

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by: nad786hussain
on: 13/10/2015 | 16:03

You can walk into any market stall phone shop have your old simcard cut down to fit the new phone.

 

Or peform a free simswap, simswap  is a system which is used to replace a simcard with another one, you will keep your existing phone number and credits or goodybags, please note that other data (e.g. contacts & texts) are not transferred, See simswap guide below:

 

https://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Using-giffgaff/W​​​hat-is-SIM-Swap/ta-p/7320084

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by: formulaone
on: 13/10/2015 | 16:03 edited: 13/10/2015 | 16:18

hayleylouise87 wrote:

 

Hi all, can anybody help me with this please? I'm going from a Samsung s3 mini to a Samsung s6. I have already ordered my nano sim from giffgaff and have received it but I would like to keep my current number.

 

Thank you in advance!  

 

@hayleylouise87Smiley Happy

 

Hello,

 

Thanks for visiting the community forum!

 

You will need to perform a SIM swap procedure, All account details will remain and your number/goodybags/airtime credit will transfer over to your New giffgaff sim. This should take No more than 10 minutes to complete. All giffgaff sim cards are now a 3in1 and consists of a standard, micro, nano (An all in one)

 

http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Using-giffgaff/What-is-SIM-Swap/ta-p/7320084

 

Please Note:

 

  • You can only do a SIM Swap between 4:30am and 9:30pm.
  • Once started. SIM Swap is non-reversible (your old SIM will be rendered useless)
  • SIMs used in SIM swaps do not qualify for. and will not generate. Any bonuses or payback points even when originally linked to an affiliate account.

 

 

Thanks

Kind Regards

Get a free giffgaff Sim
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by: jakir2001
on: 13/10/2015 | 16:04
https://youtu.be/Y8UzULPdAEA watch the video and it will be easier for you
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by: padiho
on: 13/10/2015 | 16:10

Hello @hayleylouise87 you have a couple of options to choose from. You can wait for your new sim to arrive and the perform a sim swap. Whenever I have needed to change sim size I just pop to my local phone shop and get it cut down for £1. It's instant and your up and running within minutes and saves the hassle of performing the sim swap. Whatever you decide to do ...have fun and enjoy your new phone 

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