by stevespeirs Investigator
Investigator

Register device in the USA

Purchased an EE PAYG 4G STD Multi SIM on the weekend whilst on holiday in the UK which I installed in an unlocked iPhone and tested by messaging a few family members.

 

Now that I'm back in the USA I'm trying to add a device on the EE website. When I confirm my number, I get the following message - "We're sure this is your number but just to be safe, we've sent you a text with a code." - but I'm not receiving the code. How can I receive the code in the USA, and register the device on the EE website?

Thanks in advance for any help!

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by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: Register device in the USA

It's always free to receive texts wherever you are. Have you the SIM in a phone?

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by stevespeirs Investigator
Investigator

Re: Register device in the USA

Yes, SIM is in the phone, but seeing "No Service" at the moment. 

by stevespeirs Investigator
Investigator

Re: Register device in the USA

Just received the code. Better late than never 👍

by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: Register device in the USA

Good 🙂

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To phone EE: The local rate landline number +44 207 362 0200 or Freephone +44 800 079 8586 - Option 1 for Mobiles; Option 2 for 4G WiFi; Option 3 for Home Broadband & EE TV.

ISPs: 1999: Freeserve 48K Dial-Up => 2005: Wanadoo 1 Meg BB => 2007: Orange 2 Meg BB => 2008: Orange 8 Meg LLU => 2010: Orange 16 Meg LLU => 2011: Orange 20 Meg WBC => 2014: EE 20 Meg WBC
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by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: Register device in the USA

@stevespeirs : Are you aware that the SIM could go into hibernation if not used much?.

 

EE PAYG SIMs are deactivated after 6 months of non-use. You then have a further 3 months to call EE to reactivate it before it is lost completely.

 

You need to make a chargeable action like making a chargeable call or text, topping up or buying a Pack or Add-on, not just using your mins, texts or data from your pack.

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If you think I helped please feel free to hit the "Thumbs Up" button below.

To phone EE: The local rate landline number +44 207 362 0200 or Freephone +44 800 079 8586 - Option 1 for Mobiles; Option 2 for 4G WiFi; Option 3 for Home Broadband & EE TV.

ISPs: 1999: Freeserve 48K Dial-Up => 2005: Wanadoo 1 Meg BB => 2007: Orange 2 Meg BB => 2008: Orange 8 Meg LLU => 2010: Orange 16 Meg LLU => 2011: Orange 20 Meg WBC => 2014: EE 20 Meg WBC
by stevespeirs Investigator
Investigator

Re: Register device in the USA

Yes, the sales guy mentioned the 6 months thing. I'll probably top up in 5 months to keep things active. Thanks for letting me know! 

by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: Register device in the USA

Thanks! You're welcome 🙂 ! Glad I could be of assistance.

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If you think I helped please feel free to hit the "Thumbs Up" button below.

To phone EE: The local rate landline number +44 207 362 0200 or Freephone +44 800 079 8586 - Option 1 for Mobiles; Option 2 for 4G WiFi; Option 3 for Home Broadband & EE TV.

ISPs: 1999: Freeserve 48K Dial-Up => 2005: Wanadoo 1 Meg BB => 2007: Orange 2 Meg BB => 2008: Orange 8 Meg LLU => 2010: Orange 16 Meg LLU => 2011: Orange 20 Meg WBC => 2014: EE 20 Meg WBC

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