by Grand Master
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failed sim card

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@knight222 wrote:

Hello , I don't use my mobile at all only for emergency , however it now says sim card failed to register ? I was about to top it up and now know one knows my details as it is not registered now? tried to ring EE up but the voice mail does not recognise my phone number ? other than get a new phone I am stuck and don't know how or where to get help? my partner worries as I had a heart attack 10 years ago . 


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by Grand Master
Grand Master
Solution

Re: failed sim card

@knight222 : Is this a PAYG SIM? Sounds like it has gone into hibernation.

 

When did you last use it for a chargeable action? 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 needed 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.

 

If it has been deactivared completely, you don't need to buy a new phone, just a new SIM.

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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
Solution

Re: failed sim card

@knight222 : Is this a PAYG SIM? Sounds like it has gone into hibernation.

 

When did you last use it for a chargeable action? 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 needed 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.

 

If it has been deactivared completely, you don't need to buy a new phone, just a new SIM.

__________________________________________________________________________________________
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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