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Registered: ‎17-10-2019

Emergency calls only

Have swapped my SIM card from Apple I Phone to a Samsung 8. It will not let me make any calls says emergency calls only. What do I need to do. Thanks

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Re: Emergency calls only


Do you mean you are using the same sim card or have you swapped to a different sim card?

If a different sim, you need to wait for the process to complete (keep rebooting the phone), but if the same sim, try it back in the iPhone and if it works, the Samsung is faulty.

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Registered: ‎14-01-2013

Re: Emergency calls only


You need to contact customer services (borrow and phone or use a landline)

You may need a new sim Guide: How to find help & contact O2 

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Re: Emergency calls only

Hey @Brenda, did the suggestions above help you get your SIM and phone working since you last posted? It'd be great to know how you're getting on Smiley Happy


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