How long can a SIM card be inactive?
Telecom Regulations Authority of India (TRAI) has slipped in a new rule about unused prepaid SIM cards with lifetime validity which states that the number will be disconnected after 20 days of inactivity.
How do I activate my SIM card?
Insert your new SIM card into your phone’s SIM slot, close the tray, and turn on your phone. To reset your network, you will need to go into your phone’s settings. For Android, go to Settings & tap Reset or Network Settings. Tap Network Reset and follow the prompts.
What happens if SIM card is not activated?
Contact your network service provider and make sure the SIM ID on the card matches the SIM ID in your account with the service provider. Insert the SIM after your account has been updated. Restart your phone again and allow the activation process to complete fully.
How can I activate my SIM card online?
How to Activate My SIM Card Online
- Try to use the SIM card.
- Insert the SIM card in the phone.
- Browse to the activation website listed on the packaging.
- Enter the phone number or SIM card number on the website.
- Follow the steps on the website and monitor your phone for any text messages.