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Re-Activate Mobile phone number

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I have not used my pay as you go mobile phone number for quite a few months. It now no longer works. How do I re-activate it so that I can use my number again. I even had 10 pounds talk time left on it.
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perksie
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You may not be able to, as your number can be recovered and used again if unused for 6 months.
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Thank you for that. I had a feeling that may be the case but was hoping I was wrong. If I dial my old number I just get the message 'The person you are phoning can't take your call, we will send them a text to tell them you have rung'.
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Same thing happened to me with Vodafone, and they made £16 out of me! 😐
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Oh well, nothing we can do. Had that number for quite a few years so was hoping to keep the same number.
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You could try ringing them in case the number hasn't been re-allocated yet.
Just a chance.
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What about special numbers which have been purchased?
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What about special numbers which have been purchased?

The same will apply, you only buy the use of that number, it's your job to keep it active.
See the thread here too:
viewtopic.php?f=16&t=72928
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