AIRTEL SIM SWAP MADE EASY
If you are a mobile phone (cell phone) user and you have never lost a phone, then you just may not know how important it is to do sim swap untill you or any of your loved once do, you will understand better.
Before we continue take time to look at this image so you can understand what we mean my PUK, SERIAL AND PHONE NUMBER (MSISDN)
How lets procced to the simple and easy way to do your airtel sim swap.
THE BEST AND EASIEST METHOD: The sms methode
Retrieving your sim via sms
free of charge
To retrive your airtel sim card or to do your airtel sim swap follow the simple steps below
1. NEW AIRTEL SIM: make sure you don’t insert this new sim into any phone
2. A PHONE: Get any type of phone that can send sms.
3. AN AIRTEL SIM: this sim can even be a friends own or you can buy one for N100 and register it and insert it into the phone so you can use it to send the sms to retrive your old line.
Note::::: The sim card in number 3 above is not the same with the one in Item 1.
With your phone, go to message and compose a message like this;
FULL NAME: This should be the name you used to register the sim card.
ULTERNATIVE PHONE NUMBER: This should be any phone number with which you can be contacted.
OLD PHONE NUMBER: This should be your lost number (the number you want to retrive).
OLD SERIAL NUMBER: This serial number is located at the back of your sim pack (sim pack of the lost sim card).
OLD PUK NUMBER: Check your old sim pack to find your PUK number.
NEW SIM SERIAL NUMBER: This is the serial number of the new airtel sim with which you want to retrive your old sim (Item one above).
NEW SIM PUK: The puk of the new sim with which you will retrive your number.
NEW SIM PHONE NUMBER: The phone number on the new sim pack.
Now send the message to 190
Example: Recent Hacks 08021XXXXXX 08021111111 89574200123411000000
89234200144004000000 56556565 65665111 08021801000 SEND TO 190
NOW KEEP THE SIM TILL 24 HOURS BEFORE YOU INSERT.
I will post the second method soon which I call the self care portal method but till then do enjoy your sim and take time to read other post.