How To Activate a FNB SIM Card
What is FNB SIM Card?
FNB Connect offers a selection of competitive SIM plans to keep your life running smoothly. Our SIM plans are month-to-month, so you are not locked into a fixed contract and may be cancelled with one month’s notice. The best part, you get rewarded for your Connect spend if you have a qualifying FNB Current account.
How To Activate a FNB SIM Card
Dial 120321# and select “FNB Connect”. Via Branch: Visit your nearest FNB Branch to take up a Connect SIM. When taking up the Connect SIM, you have the option to move your existing number (port) to Connect.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I activate my FNB card?
- Log in to FNB Online Banking.
- Select the My Bank Accounts sub tab.
- Select the card you would like to activate.
- Select Activate Now under the Online Secure column.
- Click I accept and agree to the Disclaimer above.
- Select Finish on the Activation Results screen.
How long does it take for FNB SIM card to work?
After you receive your new FNB Connect SIM card and activate it, your number will be ported within 24 hours. For your convenience, you will be given a temporary number on your FNB Connect SIM card so you can continue to use your new SIM card while your port is in progress.
How do I port my FNB SIM number?
You can port by dialling *147# or calling the Connect Customer Care. Dial *147# and select “Port your Number” from your Connect SIM.
What network is the FNB SIM?
Capitec Connect piggybacks off the Cell C network. This is the same network used by FNB Connect. Standard Bank Mobile, meanwhile, uses both Cell C and MTN’s network capacity.
How do I get my card activated?
Call the bank’s card activation number that can likely be found on the activation sticker on the front of your debit card. Listen to the prompts on your call and go through them to activate your card. You can also talk to a customer service employee, at the bank or on the phone, if you need assistance.
How do I know if my card is activated?
Call customer service: You can call the phone number on the back of your credit card to reach customer service. You’ll be able to check the status of your card and, if it is deactivated, you can ask about reactivation. Make a purchase: Another way to check if a card is active is to try and use it to make a purchase.
Do SIM cards activate immediately?
Usually, you’ll have to enter the phone number or SIM card number. After that, you may get a message with further instructions. And some SIM’s take up to 24 hours to activate, though this is rare. Typically, to activate your SIM card you just need to insert the correct sized SIM into your phone.
How can I port my FNB SIM card to MTN?
Port to MTN
From your existing number, SMS “PortMe#” followed by your new MTN number to 083 767 8287. You will receive an SMS confirming if the request was authorised or declined. The next day you can insert the new MTN SIM card into your mobile device and dial 136 to activate it.
How do I recharge my FNB SIM card?
Buy airtime, data and electricity
- Using your cellphone. Dial *120*277# Select ‘Prepaid’ Select ‘Airtime’, ‘Data’ or ‘Electricity’ For airtime or data, select ‘Me’ or ‘Enter Number’ to use a different cellphone number. …
- Using the FNB Banking App. Airtime + data. Launch the FNB Banking App. Select the ‘eWallet’ tab.
How much is FNB data?
Customers can use the data on a SIM in their smartphone, tablet, mobile or stationary router. The new FNB Connect wireless LTE plans are as follows: 5GB — R89 per month for individual customers, R84 for business clients. 10GB — R139 per month for individual customers, R130 for business clients.