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How to activate an Airtel SIM

This article may catch the interest of Airtel users especially when you have purchased a new airtel sim. Airtel is a renowned telecom company providing GSM, 3G, and 4G services all across the country. Airtel is the fastest network providing high-quality services to the users. If you want to know an easy method to activate your Airtel sim card then keep reading this article. 

Easy method to activate the Airtel 4G sim

You should follow these easy steps to activate your Airtel SIM 

  • First of all, you need to know the 20 digit sim number given to you.
  • SMS this number to 121 from your existing Airtel number and reply with 1 for confirmation. 
  • Disconnect your phone from the network and remove the previous sim card from your phone.
  • Now insert a new sim and switch on your phone. 
  • Your new Airtel number will get activated after 5 minutes. 

Note: This is the method to activate your sim to the 4G so you don’t need to change your phone number for this. 

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Steps to activate Airtel Prepaid SIM?

Once you submit all the personal information and KYC for your newly purchased prepaid sim then you have to wait for half an hour. You will start getting mobile signals on your new Airtel number. Now it’s time to tele-verify your number so you should 59059 to verify your new number. On dialing this code, you will be directed to the auto-recorded call so adhere to the instructions of the voice call. 

Steps to activate Airtel Postpaid SIM?

The postpaid SIM activation method is a bit different from the prepaid one because you need to follow the two-step verification process to activate your postpaid sim. The first step is tele-verification where you have to dial 59059 from your number. Once you will get signals in your phone then proceed further for address verification.