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how to replace old giffgaff micro sim with new triple sim but keeping the same phone number?

Started by: mdegg
On: 22/08/2016 | 16:12
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by: mdegg
on: 22/08/2016 | 16:12

I'm looking to replace my old iphone 4s (which has a giffgaff micro sim) with a new iphone SE, which needs a nano sim.  So I think I'll need a new giffgaff triple sim - but how do I get that with the same phone number?

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by: nigelbrooks
on: 22/08/2016 | 16:14

@mdegg

 

Nice and easy

Please order a new SIM from:

https://giffgaff.com/orders/mgm

All newgiffgaff SIMs are 'trio' SIMs (Mini/Micro/Nano in one) and are 4G/3G/2G compatable.

When it arrives, you will need to perform a simple SIMswap.

http://bit.ly/kbggswap

Your current number and any goodybag / credit will transfer as part of the process.

Don't forget to back up any contacts on your SIM as these do not transfer as part of the process.

Hope that this helps you.

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by: raqib1998
on: 22/08/2016 | 16:12
Just do a sim swap. There is many guides online and an option to do this in account settings.
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by: figment_uk
on: 22/08/2016 | 16:13

 

If you already have a spare SIM that's less than 6 months old you can do a SIM swap    If you need a SIM, order one here

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by: nigelbrooks
on: 22/08/2016 | 16:14

@mdegg

 

Nice and easy

Please order a new SIM from:

https://giffgaff.com/orders/mgm

All newgiffgaff SIMs are 'trio' SIMs (Mini/Micro/Nano in one) and are 4G/3G/2G compatable.

When it arrives, you will need to perform a simple SIMswap.

http://bit.ly/kbggswap

Your current number and any goodybag / credit will transfer as part of the process.

Don't forget to back up any contacts on your SIM as these do not transfer as part of the process.

Hope that this helps you.

Get a free giffgaff Sim
I donate 100% of my SIM activation payback to charity, please help me boost the donation
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by: jamal251
on: 22/08/2016 | 16:14
Hi @mdegg

Simply go ahead and order another sim from your spread page here https://giffgaff.com/orders/mgm All SIMs now shipped by giffgaff are 3 in 1 made up of a Standard , Micro and Nano simply push out the middle of the SIM to form a nano size SIM for the iPhone SE see this http://s24.postimg.org/7t8vp0m5x/large.jpg image

When the SIM arrives you will need to perform a SIM swap. Follow the steps in the fantastic knowledge base guide here http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Using-giffgaff/What-is-SIM-Swap/ta-p/7320084 on how to perform the SIM or you can follow this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1QoXIl6xEM video demo.

The SIM swap process will transfer your current number and allowances e.g. goody bag and/or airtime credit over to the new SIM and shouldn't take more than 30 minutes to complete. The SIM Swap can be performed any time between 4.30am and 9.30pm .
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by: wilja
on: 22/08/2016 | 16:15

@mdegg Quite easy. Order a sim from http://giffgaff.com/spread. When it arrives do a sim swap 

 

http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Learn-giffgaff-Top-Tips/How-to-use-SIM-Swap/td-p/6885194

 

It it is also possible to get your sim from your iPhone 4,cut down at your nearest phone shop for about a £1. Your ready to go then . Hope that helps 

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by: fidas
on: 22/08/2016 | 16:16
Hi just order a sim from ur dashboard and when it arrives do a sim swop
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by: mdegg
on: 22/08/2016 | 16:33
thank you, that's great! How do I know what contacts and other data are on my old sim?
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by: freedmaniac
on: 22/08/2016 | 17:04

You are using Contacts app on the iPhone 4S.

 

Activate your free iCloud account using Apple ID and tell it that you want it to store Contacts (and any of the other choices that you will be offered e.g. Calendards)

 

When you get the SE, similarly log in to the iCloud account and it will sync whatever you allowed to be stored on iCloud......simples!!

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by: mdegg
on: 23/08/2016 | 11:50

thank you!!

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