How to port number to BT mobile

How to port number to BT mobile

How to port number to BT mobile

We will be looking at how to port number to BT mobile. Since the advent of mobile networks, there have been lots of competition among the networks. This has led to many having more than one sim network in order to enjoy the benefits of coming from all of them. Having more than one mobile line isn’t easy, this may lead to purchasing more than one smartphone to accommodate all the networks.

Many have lost their contacts or being reached by their family and friends because they bought another mobile network. These issues now led to what we call porting from one network to another. When you port, you will still retain your former mobile line but in another network. Our focus will be on BT mobile when you want to start using their network and the processes involved.

How to port number to BT mobile 

1. Close your old account

The first thing you need to do is to close your old account but this shouldn’t be a burden to you because it’s simple and easy. All you have to do is to contact BT mobile, they’ll require a PAC code or a STAC code from your former network provider. This code will enable them to close your account with your former network provider.

2. More about PAC code or a STAC code

You have two options to choose from, to keep your old number or discard it while you’re trying to port. To retain your old number, you will make use of the PAC code. Text “PAC” to 65075 to get it. If you don’t want to keep your phone number you will make use of the STAC code. Text “STAC” to 75075.

3. Awaiting time 

Since you have placed your order, all you have to do is to wait for about 1 to 2 working days for it to arrive. Once the package arrives follow the instructions there to activate it.


If you optioned to retain your line it will start working a day after the activation is done.

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