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activating blank sim card

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I have just received a blank sim card for my new phone as I wanted to keep my old phone number.  How do I activate it?

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Level 25: The Singularity
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Re: activating blank sim card

Instructions should have been included with the leeter that accompanied the SIM & Phone, but the link you need to go to is:

 https://activation.telstra.com

 

It will take a few hours to activate the new SIM and you will need to turn off the new phone and back on again to get it to register with the network.  Do this once you old phone shows "Emergency Calls Only". Or after 45 minutes.

Never be afraid to back yourself when trying new things, just always make sure you have 3 escape routes if things go wrong.

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Level 25: The Singularity
Level 25: The Singularity
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Re: activating blank sim card

Instructions should have been included with the leeter that accompanied the SIM & Phone, but the link you need to go to is:

 https://activation.telstra.com

 

It will take a few hours to activate the new SIM and you will need to turn off the new phone and back on again to get it to register with the network.  Do this once you old phone shows "Emergency Calls Only". Or after 45 minutes.

Never be afraid to back yourself when trying new things, just always make sure you have 3 escape routes if things go wrong.

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