by VR76
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Do EE pay as you go sims expire?

My elderly parents both have EE pay as you go sims and yesterday (after a call from someone unknown) they both suddenly stopped working. Have the expired? If so how do we get them working again?

EE Community Support Team

Re: Do EE pay as you go sims expire?

Hi @VR76


Welcome to the community. 🙂


Yes, EE pay as you go SIMs are subject to hibernation. If no chargeable activity has been used for 120 days, the hibernation process starts and a text message is sent.


If no more usage is used after 179 days, the number is de-activated. Don't worry though. At this point it can still be re-activated.


I recommend getting in touch with customer services to see if you can re-activate it.


Find out more about pay as you go hibernation >


Let us know how you get on.



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