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Level 1: Joiner
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎04-01-2009

how long for sim to change over??

got my new iphone 4 today and did the swapmysim process 7 hours ago!! still waiting on the old phone going dead and new one kicking in. pretty infuriating. i can use my new 4 on the wi fi so have been surfing and app acquiring, but just wish i could get actually on it to use it properly.

whats the longest anyone had to wait for the change over, that they promise "should be within the hour"?
DAW
Level 12: Nimble
Posts: 1,061
Registered: ‎29-08-2009

how long for sim to change over??

Mine took an hour, but others at that time (around launch day) took more than a day. Have you turned the iPhone 4 off and on again as sometimes that works.
Level 1: Joiner
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎04-01-2009

how long for sim to change over??

Thanks DAW. tried it. but no. just the message "awaiting activation, this can take some time". they're telling me!!!!

means ive got to lug two iphones around in case the old one cuts off half way thru work and need to change to other one.

ah well. i suppose the expectation makes the wait worthwhile.
Level 2: Apprentice
Posts: 46
Registered: ‎31-03-2009

how long for sim to change over??

It should take no more than 10 minutes. Are you sure 02 are activating your new micro-sim and that you don't have to do it yourself?

http://shop.o2.co.uk/new-iphone/aboutsimswap.html
Level 3: Ponderer
Posts: 388
Registered: ‎01-09-2009

how long for sim to change over??

I was gonna say 7 hours seems like a long time. Mine only took 5 minutes. Made the swap on the website in the above post, waited five minutes, turned my old iPhone off and on and it had to service. Put the new micro sim in and it was ready to go.
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