It should take about 30 minutes to fully complete after you've completed your part of the activation process (including topping up/goodybag purchase) but can take upto 24 hours.
can take up 2 24 hours
you will need to put the internet settings in manualy folow this link for the settings you need
Go to Settings Wireless and Networks Mobile Networks (make sure Mobile Data is on) tap Access Point Names. If you see giffgaff in the list tap the dot on the right. That's it. If you can't see giffgaff just follow these steps
Make a new APN
password [Leave blank]
Proxy [Leave blank]
APN - Access Point Name giffgaff.com
Password [ leave blank ]
MMS proxy: 18.104.22.168
MMS port: 8080
APN type mms
Do NOT press the "Reset Settings button when you’ve done this.Just restart your phone
iPhones and iPads can't edit the proxy manually so it's best to reset the settings and then use
Android and other OS phones will have to update it manually if a software update didn't work
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