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How to activate o2 sim card

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O2 is a British telecom service provider which is a subsidiary of Telefonica. Founded by John Carrington in 1985, 02 is the largest mobile network operator in the UK with 31.8 million subscribers as of 2021 September.

How to get PAC code from o2

You can get a PAC code from o2 from their website or via SMS.

For the online method, follow the steps below

  1. Log into your o2 account 
  2. Go to my details
  3. Choose thinking of switching from 02?
  4. Follow the instructions to get the PAC code

You can get a PAC code via SMS by texting PAC to 65075

How to activate o2 sim card

To activate your sim card simply put the sim in your phone and start using it. For customers with pay as you go sim, you will need to top up the sim card

Who owns o2

O2 is owned by virgin media and Telefonica (a 50:50 ownership)

How to top up o2

You can top up your o2 by using a voucher code. O2 has e-top up cards which you can use to top up

If you have an E-Top Up card, simply:

  1. Call 248 free from your mobile
  2. Enter the 19-digit number on the back of the card
  3. Enter the 5-digit PIN under the scratch panel on the back of the card
  4. You’ll then get a text confirming that the card has been registered successfully and the credit will be added to your account

How to cancel Disney plus on o2

To cancel Disney plus on o2

  1. Log into your o2 account
  2. Go to account summary
  3. Select extras
  4. Choose manage this extra (for Disney plus option)
  5. Select turn off auto renew
  6. You will receive an email to confirm 
  7. Confirm the email to cancel Disney plus subscription on o2

What is airtime o2

Airtime on 02 is the cost of your data, minutes, and texts.

Who uses o2 network

Mobile virtual network operators namely Giffgaff, Sky mobile, Tesco mobile, and Lycamobile use the o2 network

How to share data on o2

To share data on 02 you will first need to activate the sharing feature

To activate sharing, you’ll need to log into your o2 account

  1. After logging in you will see a list of your Pay Monthly accounts, with a link to set up your shared data.
  2. Click the link and your main device will be shown with its data allowance. 
  3. You will also see a list of phones and tablets you can share your allowance with.
  4. Tick the boxes of the devices you’d like to share your allowance with.
  5. Select Start sharing data

How to top up o2 pay as you go

You can top up your o2 pay as you go by using a voucher code or via the app. O2 has e-top up cards which you can use to top up

If you have an E-Top Up card, simply:

  1. Call 248 free from your mobile
  2. Enter the 19-digit number on the back of the card
  3. Enter the 5-digit PIN under the scratch panel on the back of the card
  4. You’ll then get a text confirming that the card has been registered successfully and the credit will be added to your account

How to pay o2 bill when cut off

To pay your o2 bill when cut off

  1. Sign into your o2 account
  2. Click pay your bill located under my bill summary section
  3. Follow the instructions to pay your bill

You can also pay your bill by using the automated payment line by calling 2729 and enter the mobile number you wish to pay.

How to see my own number o2

To see your o2 number simply text NUMBER to 2020

How to change your number on o2 contract

To change your number on the o2 contract, you need to call the customer care service and request for a change. 

How to switch off voicemail o2

You can dial 1760 to turn voicemail on o2. To contact o2 customer care call 202 for free on your phone

How to remove o2 age restriction without credit card

To remove the age restriction on o2 without a credit card, visit any o2 store with your passport or driving license as proof you are over 18. The restriction should then be removed from your account within 48 hours.

Difference between 02 and three UK sims

O2 network has a superior calling coverage and faster network speeds as compared to three uk 

However, the three networks has cheaper packages as compared to the o2 network.

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