How To Activate a New Sky SIM Card

How To Activate a New Sky SIM Card

What is SIM Card?

A SIM card is an integrated circuit intended to securely store an international mobile subscriber identity number and its related key, which are used to identify and authenticate subscribers on mobile telephony devices.

How To Activate a New Sky SIM Card

When you’ve got your new SIM, sign into your account to activate your replacement SIM online. This should only take a few minutes. Once it’s activated, your number and plan will work with the new replacement SIM.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sky activation?

On your activation day

Your Sky Broadband & Talk will go live on your activation date – it can be anytime up to midnight. We’ll send you a text to let you know when you’re up and running (if we have your number). You don’t need to be home on your activation date.

What happens if I don’t activate my Sky SIM card?

Not sure on the terms of your offer but if you don’t activate the new sim you usually shouldn’t be charged for it and it will drop off your account next month.

Do I need to activate a Sky SIM card?

Once you’ve got your new SIM card or eSIM, you’ll need to activate it online. This should only take a few minutes. For eSIMs, you’ll also need to install it on your device.

Can you use Sky SIM in any phone?

Your sky sim will work with any unlocked phone.

How does Sky SIM work?

Sky Mobile is a virtual network, meaning it uses O2’s service to get you connected. Other, similar networks like iD Mobile, SMARTY and giffgaff deliver SIM-only deals with 5G for around the same price. However, Sky Mobile has better smartphone contract options than these providers.

Can a Sky SIM go in any phone?

Using your own phone or tablet

Going to use your Sky SIM in a phone or tablet from another provider? Check your device isn’t locked to another network first, or your SIM won’t work. Contact your old provider to unlock your device. Sky Mobile devices come already unlocked.

How do I find my 4 digit Sky PIN?

Unless you have changed it, your pin number is usually the last 4 digits of your viewing card number. You can find your viewing card number in Home – Settings – System info.

How do I find my SIM PIN?

If you don’t know the default SIM PIN, don’t try to guess it. Check your carrier’s customer service page or the documents that came with your wireless plan. Or you can contact your carrier.

What is the PUK code for Sky?

You might be asked for a PUK (Personal Unblocking Key), if you enter the wrong SIM PIN too many times. PUK code: 00000000 (enter 8 zeros).

How many Sky SIM cards can I have?

You can have at most 7 sims on your account. If someone has helped you then please click on the LIKES button in their post.