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JGreen56565656
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I am travelling and will not use the phone for 6 months, but want to keep it active in case any texts etc.  what plan is available for rollover more than 1 month?

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@JGreen56565656 

Any PAYG sim will stay active to receive texts for more than a month, but you won't be able to call or text out.

A top up is required at least once every 6 months or the sim will be disconnected.

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@MI5 

 

Is the requirement to top-up every six months to avoid PAYG disconnection a recent change ? There are lots of posts on this forum that suggest otherwise, such as :-

 

"You just need to make a chargeable call every 6 months and top up every 999 days" : @MI5 

 

"....thats all, no extra top ups required" : @madasaf1sh  

 

Meanwhile, the O2 FAQs currently say :-

 

"Do Pay As You Go SIMs expire?"

"As long as you carry out a chargeable activity on your Pay As You Go sim at least once every six months, it won't expire, and your phone number will remain active".

 

The latter is at :-

 

Pay As You Go SIM Card Deals & Offers | Sale Now On (o2.co.uk)

https://www.o2.co.uk/shop/sim-cards/pay-as-you-go

 

I am not suggesting that you guidance is incorrect but there does seem to be a lot of inconsistency in this area. 

 

 

 

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It depends on the tariff.

Bundles require a top up, classic sims need a chargeable call.

Knowledge gained through experience rather than blindly copying previous answers.

Plus, as O2 want to maximise profit from a non viable system, they will say anything to persuade customers to add money.

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