Online market is flourishing like anything these days. Almost everything is available on the web. From the smallest to the biggest, all that you need is just a few clicks away. Even a new SIM connection for your phone is available online. Gone are those days when you had to go through elaborated paper work to buy Indian SIM card online or to port mobile number online. Buying SIM Card online, is now the simplest way to get a new connection. Simply log on to to choose from the vast options of the TSPs (Telecom Service Providers) and different plans that each of these offer. What is even simpler is the method of its activation. Once you have bought your Prepaid/postpaid SIM online, follow these 4 extremely simple steps to activate your phone number. These steps are applicable to all the Telecom Service Providers (Airtel SIM, Vodafone SIM, Idea SIM, BSNL SIM).

Note: The activation process can be started only after your verification is completed through e-KYC (Know your customer). Thus, before you begin with the process of activation of your new Prepaid/ Postpaid connection, make sure you have undergone the process of activation of your number.

Step 1:

The first step is to insert your new SIM card in your mobile phone. If you are facing troubles locating the SIM slot in the phone, take help from the mobile’s user manual. These slots are generally on the sides of the phone or in the battery compartment.

Step 2: 

Once you are done with Step 1, switch on your phone. Begin the IVR process by dialing 59059 from your new postpaid/ prepaid number. This will soon connect you to a representative from Telecom Operator department. Inform the representative that you wish to activate your new postpaid/ prepaid SIM card bought online.

In case the operators connects you to the automated messages, choose a message which prompts for “activation” in the automated menu.

Step 3:

Once you are connected to the operator in the case of the manual process, wait for the representative to help you complete the entire activation process. If it is an automated process, follow the instructions as received. In both the cases, the operator may ask for your address or Aadhar number to verify the identity.

Step 4:

The activation process is almost completed. In case of a prepaid SIM, the first recharge will be credited within 30 minutes of the activation time.

Once you have completed the above mentioned steps, you can start using your new phone number for uninterrupted calls and high internet speed.

Isn’t the entire process really simple and less time consuming? It’s the age of technology and experience how just a few clicks can ease up our lives. That too with so many added benefits like free home delivery, cash on delivery, discounts and what not.

Buy prepaid/ postpaid SIM online or port your number online and make the entire process a lot simpler and convenient.

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