Telkom SIM Swap

Telkom Sim Swap: How to Do a SIM Swap On Telkom South Africa

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Telkom SIM Swap is a process whereby Telkom pre-paid customers move their number to a replacement Telkom SIM or a new Telkom Sim Card if their old SIM card is lost, stolen or damaged, or if you need a different size SIM for your new device. A Telkom SIM swap can take up to 4 hours to complete in busy periods, however it’s usually much quicker to do a Telkom SIM Swap. In this article, you will learn how to do a Telkom SIM Swap in South Africa.

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What Is Telkom SIM Swap?

Telkom SIM Swap is a cost effective service that allows Telkom pre-paid customers to keep their preferred Telkom number. You can do a SIM swap if your old SIM card is lost, stolen or damaged or if you need a different size SIM for your new device.

If you want to do a Telkom SIM Swap in South Africa, buy a new Telkom starter pack and RICA your new SIM card. Remember to bring your ID and proof of residence or affidavit thereof.

How to Do A Telkom SIM Swap

If you HAVE your existing Telkom Sim card and would like to keep your old number, kindly be advised a Telkom SIM Swap is done at your nearest Telkom store in South Africa.

There is no Telkom SIM Swap USSD Code as SIM Swap on Telkom South Africa cannot be done via self-service.

Here are the steps to do a SIM Swap on Telkom in South Africa:

  • Step 1: Buy a new Telkom starter pack and RICA your new SIM card
  • Step 2: Go to your nearest Telkom store
  • Step 3: Remember to take your ID and proof of residence
  • Step 4: A Telkom consultant will help you with a SIM Swap

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