How To Activate a New Bell SIM Card

How To Activate a New Bell SIM Card

What is Bell SIM Card?

A SIM card is a physical card that inserts into your mobile device and allows you to access Bell’s mobile network with the rate plan of your choice.

How To Activate a New Bell SIM Card

All Bell SIM cards come pre-activated. You do not need to contact Corporate Client Care to activate your SIM. SIM cards and their associated rate plans include a Test Ready Mode threshold, or an amount of usage granted for testing before activation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is my new Bell SIM card not working?

It’s either the SIM or your device. The easiest way to determine the problem is insert the SIM into another device or insert another SIM in your current device. If the problem follows the SIM then you need a new SIM that you can purchase at any mobile store, online (Amazon or other sites), or at a Bell store.

How do I start a new SIM card?

You need to send an SMS to USSD code 121. The syntax or format of the SMS will look like this: SIM<20 digit new SIM card number of your new SIM> The message should be sent from existing mobile number. Post that, you will receive an SMS for confirmation.

Can I activate my SIM card online?

To activate your SIM card online, simply go to your carrier’s website. Chances are, the support page you’ll need to visit will be listed on the card. Once you’ve done that, simply follow the steps listed. Usually, you’ll have to enter the phone number or SIM card number.

How will I know when my new SIM card is activated?

You can keep using your old SIM and device until you can’t make calls, send texts or use data on it − at that point, you’ll know your new SIM has been activated.

What is SIM activation?

SIM Activation means the process allowing a Communications Provider, to whom a Subscriber is moving for the supply of Mobile Communications Services, to verify the identity of that Subscriber.

Do I have to Call to activate SIM card?

If you’re activating a prepaid plan online, you will likely need to enter an Activation Code. This is typically included with your SIM purchase. If you don’t have one, you’ll need to call the number below for your carrier, or go into a retail store.

Can you put a Bell SIM card in any phone?

Our SIM cards are compatible with 3G, 4G, LTE, LTE Advanced, 5G and 5G+ devices on the Bell 3G, 4G, LTE, LTE Advanced, 5G and 5G+ networks. Note: Your Bell SIM Card may not be compatible with all Bell devices. See Bell Mobility Terms of Service for more details. Share and save with an Unlimited Share plan.

Why isnt my SIM card not activating?

Clean the SIM card and tray with a clean, dry cloth. Reinsert the SIM card, making sure it is properly installed in the tray. Once everything is secured back into place, turn your phone on again and see if the error is gone. This usually happens after modifying your phone settings and manually switching menu options.

How do I check if my SIM card is working?

Install the SIM card in another device and see if it works there. You’ll need to test it in an unlocked device, or a device that works with the same cellular carrier as the SIM card you’re testing. If the SIM card works, it’s probably an issue with your phone rather than the SIM card.