Question: How long does MTN Sim stay active?

To keep your cellphone number active, you need to make a call, send an SMS or MMS or load an airtime voucher every 90 days with MTN Access4Life.” When a prepaid MSISDN has not made a chargeable call for 85 days, the following SMS reminder message is sent to the customer: “Hello.

What do I do if my MTN SIM is inactive?

During the deactivated period which is now 180 – 360days for MTN prepaid and 270 -540 days for Consumer Postpaid, you can recharge and perform a qualifying revenue-generating activity such as make a call, send an SMS, browse, etc. to reactivate your phone number.

How long before a SIM card becomes inactive?

A SIM card is deactivated when it has not been used in the last 6 months. To stop deactivation do any one of the following actions at least once every 6 months: Make at least one call, SMS or MMS to another number (This does not including calls to Emergency Services or Member Services)

How do I activate an inactive MTN SIM card?

How to Activate an MTN SIM CardInsert the SIM card into your phone. Dial 173 to reach the MTN call center, speak with a customer service representative and explain you would like to activate the new SIM card. Give the representative all the required information.More items

How do I get my old MTN number back?

To get your number back, you will need to do a sim swop. To do a sim swap you need to purchase a new sim card either from Afrihost or MTN. Please note that if you purchase you sim card from MTN it may expire after 90 days if you havent loaded MTN airtime within that 90 days.

How do you fix an inactive SIM card?

Take your cellphone to an area cellular shop or service center for activating the phones SIM card. The shop or centers technician will let you know what cellular service provider you can use. Each SIM card contains a unique number that is imprinted on the card and needed to activate the phone.

How do I activate my MTN router SIM card?

To get on the MTN LTE networkCheck whether your device is LTE capable by calling 135 or by consulting your handset user guide.If youre on MTN PayAsYouGo, your SIM will be LTE-ready within 24 hours of activation.If youre on MTN Contract, you will need to call 135 to activate your LTE SIM.More items

What happens if a SIM is not used for 3 months?

If a local SIM card is not used for a long time, it is blocked (suspended). For example, a local SIM card will be suspended if there is no top-up or call/SMS/data activity recorded for several months or a year.

Can an expired SIM card be reactivated?

Contact your wireless provider to activate your SIM card. However, if your SIM card has been deactivated due to a delinquent payment, call your customer service department to bring your account up to date. This will usually be enough to reactivate your SIM card in these cases.

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