How to Port Sim Online: Reliance Jio and Airtel are rapidly expanding their 5G services to different cities of the country. These telecom companies have prepared a plan to rollout 5G across the country within the next 2 years. In terms of 5G network, the country’s third largest telecom operator Vodafone Idea (Vi) has lagged behind in this race.
Till now Vodafone Idea has not even announced the date of launch of 5G services. According to reports, due to funding issues, there may be a slight delay in the launch of the company’s 5G network. In such a situation, if you are a Vi user and want to use 5G services, then you will have to wait for a while to enjoy the high-speed 5G network. If you are not in a mood to wait then you can port your sim to Jio and Airtel. Vi users can easily switch from Vodafone to Jio or Airtel without changing their mobile number. The process is online and easy. The good thing is that Mobile Number Portability (MNP) of Vi SIM is available on all numbers. Let us tell you the process of sim porting in detail.
how to port vodafone idea sim to jio
- Send PORT <10 digit mobile number> as SMS to 1900 from your existing mobile number.
- You will receive an SMS from Vodafone Idea network regarding the UPC code and its expiry date.
- Then visit your nearest Jio Store or Jio Retailer with the UPC (Unique Porting Code) received.
- You need to carry your original Aadhaar card or Original Proof of Address (POA) or Proof of Identity (POI) document for making the MNP request.
- After submitting the documents Jio executive will proceed with your porting process.
- You will get a new Jio SIM with your old Vodafone Idea number in 5 working days.
how to port vodafone idea sim to airtel
- Same process as above, you have to visit your nearest Airtel store after sending SMS to 1900 and getting UPC (Unique Porting Code).
- There the Airtel support executive will take the process forward.
- After document verification, you will have to pay a minimum porting fee.
- After this you will get new sim, which will be activated after 5 working days.