How do I link my phone number to a new SIM card?
How to Change Phone Numbers on SIM CardsContact your mobile service provider. ... Advise your mobile service provider that you would like to change the mobile telephone for your SIM card. ... Provide the mobile service provider with your SIM card number. ... Wait while the mobile service provider changes your number.
Is a SIM card tied to a phone number?
Your SIM card contains your phone number, and lets you make phone calls, send text messages, and more. SIM cards have evolved over the years and come in several sizes, including mini-, micro-, and nano-SIMs.Apr 30, 2021
Why can't I use my old SIM card in my new phone?
The SIM card is basically what identifies your phone on the network. If you change phones all you have to do is take the SIM card out of your old phone and put it in your new one. Think of it like your phone number is registered to the SIM card, and you can move it around from phone to phone as you please.Oct 15, 2010
How can I change my SIM without changing my number?
Send the following text message - PORT followed by your 10-digit mobile number to TRAI's central number for mobile number portability - 1900. Example: Send 'PORT 98xxxxxx98' to 1900. You'll receive an SMS back with a port out code which will remain valid for only 15 days. 3.Jan 20, 2019