Can I port my sim online
Mobile Number Portability (MNP) allows you to port any telecom operator number to Airtel without the hassle of changing existing sim number.
Other network postpaid users can also port number to Airtel prepaid online without any hassle.
Airtel prepaid sim will be delivered free at doorstep..
What do I do after SIM port
The SMS will confirm the completion of the porting process, and also contain a tele-verification code. After you have the tele-verification code, you need to insert the new Airtel SIM card into your phone and verify the tele-verification code by calling ‘59059’ and entering the tele-verification code.
Can I port my number more than once
Can I port my number more than once? Yes, but you cannot make more than one porting request at a time to different Mobile Service Providers. Also you should fulfill all the eligibility conditions including at least 90 days subscription with your current Mobile Service Provider.
Can I port twice in one month
You can port any number of times, but after three months of every port , meaning you need to stick with the operator you ported to for minimum three months before porting out to another operator.
Can a phone company refuse to port your number
Phone companies are required by law to port your number out when you start service with a new carrier. According to the FCC, a company can’t refuse to port your number even if you have an outstanding balance or unpaid termination fees.
What happens to old SIM after porting
Your old SIM will be deactivated within one hour of the stated time of porting. Your new SIM card will be activated within two hours of the stated porting time. Can a subscriber submit a porting request to more than one operator at the same time?
Can I port back to my old network
Yes, you can port back to your old old network, but only after a period of 90 days. This 90 days period is called the MNP lock-in period. The method of porting back to the old network is same. All that is required from your side is to follow the correct procedure.
Will I lose my balance if I port my number
You will lose any unused balance within your pre-paid account once your phone number has been ported (transferred) to another operator or another State (Telecom Circle). You are advised therefore to use up all of your account credit before the MNP porting (transfer) process takes place.
How do you tell if a phone number has been ported
Call your cell phone provider. If you’ve recently ported your number from an old cell phone provider to a new one, call the new provider and request the status of the ported number. Often they can immediately inform you on which date the number was, or will be, ported to your new service.
What is required to port a number
Send the following text message – PORT followed by your 10-digit mobile number to TRAI’s central number for mobile number portability – 1900. Example: Send ‘PORT 98xxxxxx98’ to 1900. You’ll receive an SMS back with a port out code which will remain valid for only 15 days.
How many times can we port a number
– The 3 Month Rule. A subscriber is eligible to make a porting request only after 90 days of the date of activation of his mobile connection. If a number is already ported once, the number can again be ported only after 90 days from the date of the previous porting.
Can we PORT Sim during lockdown
Telecom companies have reached out to the government to allow a self-KYC process for issuing new SIM cards and port phone numbers digitally with the COVID-19 induced lockdown leaving no options for a physical visit to a store for such services.
What is the validity of porting code
The Unique Porting Code or UPC will be valid for four days for all areas except in few places. Earlier, the UPC was valid for a time frame of 15 days for all License Service Area barring a few. The UPC will remain valid for 30 days in Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and North East.
How long does it take for SIM to activate after porting
The new operator can now claim the number and activate services on the new number. This process usually takes about 7 working days, the time before you get the new activated SIM.
Can I cancel my port request after applying for porting
A. A subscriber may withdraw the porting request within 24 hours of submitting porting request by sending SMS to 1900.
Is charging after porting necessary
YES. Without FRC any recharge becomes fail. The retailer do the first recharge after the port process is completed. The first recharge gives you one month validity with unlimited calls and messages.
What happens during number porting
What happens when you port is that the current carrier who is keeping that number active (Verizon) approves your number to be released, or “unlocks” it so that it can be transferred away, and the new carrier (Talkroute) takes the phone number and activates it again as the new carrier.
Why can’t I keep my old phone number
Sometimes, a number simply can’t get ported. According to the FCC, “If you are moving to a new geographic area, you may not be able to keep your current phone number when changing providers. Also, some rural wireline service providers may obtain waivers for the porting requirement from state authorities.”
Can I change ownership of SIM while porting
Also, MNP process can be used in case you want to do Transfer of Ownership as well. In this case, all you need to do is submit the documents of the new owner to the new operator while doing the above MNP procedure.
Can I port my new SIM
In order to port your mobile number, you require to send a request SMS with the word ‘PORT’, followed by space and your ten-digit mobile number that is to be ported, 1900. On sending the message to 1900, a Unique Porting Code (UPC) will be generated, which will be received through SMS on the same number.