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Dumbphone_user
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Hello,

 

I've had a SIM with the same number for years, and I use it in an old Nokia dumbphone. I prefer to carry a dumbphone with me for day to day use, and am not interested in carrying a smartphone with me all the time.

 

However, I'd like to use some of my data allowance in a smart device at home, but do not want to keep swapping my SIM from the dumbphone to the smart device each time.

 

Is there any possibility of having 2 SIMS on the same number/contract? Could I get another plastic SIM for my smart device?

 

Thank you.

 

I've looked around the website, but can't seem to find anything about this.

 

 

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Bambino
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@Dumbphone_user You cannot have two physical sim cards with the same number, nor have one physical and one esim. It's not possible.

I DO NOT WORK FOR O2



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@Dumbphone_user You cannot have two physical sim cards with the same number, nor have one physical and one esim. It's not possible.

I DO NOT WORK FOR O2



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Dumbphone_user
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Thank you Bambino.

 

Is it possible, on my contract, to have my main SIM with my usual number, and a secondary SIM with no number, and limited to data only?

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@Dumbphone_user wrote:

Thank you Bambino.

 

Is it possible, on my contract, to have my main SIM with my usual number, and a secondary SIM with no number, and limited to data only?


No. This is the same for all networks. 

You could have a data only SIM but it would be a separate contract

 

This is not O2 and we are all customers here similar to yourself and cannot answer account type queries.
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@Dumbphone_user 

If you're just using a smartphone at home, just use your wifi for data.

I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.
Please select the post that helped you best and mark as the solution. This helps other members in resolving their issues faster. Thank you.
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@Dumbphone_user wrote:

Thank you Bambino.

 

Is it possible, on my contract, to have my main SIM with my usual number, and a secondary SIM with no number, and limited to data only?


@Dumbphone_user All sims have a phone number. You have to be able to top up your data allowance if it's a data only sim.

I DO NOT WORK FOR O2



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@Dumbphone_user 

 

Looking at this afresh, have you considered putting a O2 PAYG Big Bundle SIM in the Nokia ; you will get unlimited calls and texts but no data for £5.00 per month :-

 

Big Bundles: Eveything you need to know – Help and Support | O2

https://www.o2.co.uk/help/pay-as-you-go/big-bundles

 

You could then put a data-only SIM in the smartphone from O2 or from another provider :-

 

Best SIM Only Deals | Compare SIM Only Contracts & Plans | O2

https://www.o2.co.uk/shop/sim-cards/sim-only-deals

 

These SIMs would not have the same number but I think that they would otherwise achieve your objective ? 

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