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Can I swap my unlimited texts for more 4g data

Paul871
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Can I swap my unlimited texts for more 4g data
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MI5
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The short answer is no I’m afraid. You can only choose from the pre set bundles. It is quite possible that you could get more data but only by paying for a higher bundle and not by swapping for free texts.
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.

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Hi @Paul871

As you do not say which PAYG account you have, I have provided links to Classic and Simply PAYG accounts one of which I hope will answer your question.

Simply PAYG:
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.o2.co.uk/help/pay-as-you-go/simply-...

Classic PAYG:
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.o2.co.uk/help/pay-as-you-go/classic...

I hope one of these links proves useful to you but do let us know if you require any further help. And welcome to the forum.

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The short answer is no I’m afraid. You can only choose from the pre set bundles. It is quite possible that you could get more data but only by paying for a higher bundle and not by swapping for free texts.
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.

Currently using:
OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone 8+ (EE)

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You are the second person to ask the same question this week @Paul871.

Most people have unlimited texts and as said, there is no way of swapping them unless you change /upgrade your existing tariff. 

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Its getting that the o2 pay and go Big Bundles are now not the cheapest option. 

I was on an old Big Bundle of 2000 text, 750 mins and 2G of data for £15 and the new Big Bundle for the same price now gives you less free mins and text but 5G of data.

I have just moved to the new £20 Big Bundle tariff that will start at the start of June. So I can get more data 6G but keep my 2000 free text and I will now have 1000 free mins. I know I will not use all the 1000 free mins in a month. I be lucky if I use between 100 and 200 free mins a month.

I see the tarrif now comes with data rollover how dose that work.

I also see that going on a sim only deal now looks a little cheaper than the o2 pay and go tarrifs.

 

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@darrenney02 wrote:

 

I also see that going on a sim only deal now looks a little cheaper than the o2 pay and go tarrifs.

 

Darren


I have been sim only for years @darrenney02. (Fortunate to be able to do that with a phone bought outright) I agree, you can get cracking deals with Sim only. They also have plenty of offers on. wink

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I may given time change to a sim only deal. For £20 a month is the limit I can afford every month. Any tariff over £20 a months I can’t  afford.

1000 free mins a month may look good but it way to much for me.

I did like the look of the 5G Big Bundle tariff for the same £15 a month as I’m paying the now for my old Big Bundles tariff but that gives you less text. Not that I use all of the 2000 free text in a month but I do some months text a lot more that other months.

I have an IPhone that I bought of QVC nearly 10 months ago now on 3 easy payments.

 

Darren

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I know you said 'in time' (good for you sticking to what you can afford) @darrenney02.... though I thought I would show you this

https://www.o2.co.uk/shop/sim-cards/sim-only-deals#deviceType=phone&contractLength=P12M

Where you can, on a sim only, get 20GB data and unlimited texts and calls for £20 a month. Pretty good really wink

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A simplified explanationation in layman's terms as to how the data rollover works, even though it does come from the scum of the Sun :

https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/5640941/o2-data-roll-over/

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Thank to the reply’s and links. The pay monthly sim only deals in the link dose look good.

 

Darren

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