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Transfer number but keep contract

Hi. I currently have 10 months left of my o2 pay monthly sim only contract.
For the purposes of this post, my o2 number is 123456789

I have been given a work phone which I will also use as my personal phone.
Can I transfer my o2 number (123456789) to my work SIM which is on Vodafone.

I then want a “random” number assigning to my o2 contract as it costs too much to cancel it so I will just leave this running.

Thanks,

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Re: Transfer number but keep contract

No sorry. Once you move your number, your contract ends immediately and a final bill is generated.
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Re: Transfer number but keep contract

As it is another network @Jakey straight answer is no you need to end and get a pac 

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Just a thought, can you get work to pay for your o2 contract until it ends so you can keep it going, then switch to their network?
They will still only be paying for one phone and you get to keep your number.
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Re: Transfer number but keep contract

Thanks for the quick replies all, even if it’s not the answer I hoped for. 

@MI5 Good idea but no can do I’m afraid. I’ll just have to start using my new work number and I’ll give my old one to a family member.

Cheers. 

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Best of luck mate and welcome Smiley Happy
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Thanks, honestly wasn’t expecting replies so quickly, but it’s a pleasant surprise. 

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Re: Transfer number but keep contract

The other problem you'd have is that you're struggle to get your 123456789 number ''back' from Vodafone when and if you ever leave, even if you could port it , which you can't.

If you don't want to carry two phones then set to forward 'all calls' from the old phone to the new one. 

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Re: Transfer number but keep contract

You can divert your calls to your work number and the calls will just come out of your monthly allowance. Bit doesn't work for texts.
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@Curr946 wrote:
You can divert your calls to your work number and the calls will just come out of your monthly allowance. Bit doesn't work for texts.