Can I suspend my giffgaff account?

Firstly turn off your recurring goodybag, if you have one. Then delete your payment details and auto credit top-up, if any, from your Payment Details. Your SIM and account will automatically deactivate after 6 months of inactivity.

How do I reactivate my giffgaff account?

Once a SIM card has been deactivated, it’s not possible to reactivate it. Moreover, deactivating the SIM card returns the phone number associated with it to the pool of available phone numbers. It is therefore impossible to keep the phone number associated with a deactivated SIM.

What if SIM is not used for 3 months?

If a local SIM card is not used for a long time, it is blocked (suspended). For example, a local SIM card will be suspended if there is no top-up or call/SMS/data activity recorded for several months or a year.

How long does a SIM card last without recharge?

You will loose the incoming within 7-14 days of non-recharge. Incoming means both calls and SMS. You won’t even receive a single SMS too. As per TRAI rules, your number may be permanently deactivated within 90 days but again, that depends on circle to circle.

Can you reactivate your old SIM card?

No. Once deactivated, a SIM card can not be reactivated.

What happens if I don’t use my SIM card for a year?

What happens if SIM card is not recharged?

If you do not recharge after the validity of your existing recharge is over, you will not be able to receive incoming calls and messages. If you do not do any recharge in 90 days, your number might get disconnected.

Will SIM gets expired?

The SIM card itself never expires, as the SIM serves only to allow the handset to identify the cellular network.

How long can a SIM card stay inactive?

Most mark the sim inactive after 2–3 months, which is permanent. Until same mobile number is reissued with a new sim number, the sim will stay inactive. Though you can keep your sim from getting inactivated just by keeping a dedicated amount in your main balance.

What happens if SIM not used for 3 months?