How much is a SIM swap at Cell C? That’s a question that a lot of people have been asking. Perhaps you are here because your Cell C SIM card has become damaged and you need to replace it. Or maybe you have bought a shiny new phone and you need to get a SIM that’s compatible with it. The worry now is that you are going to have to pay large amounts of money for the swap. But, is that the case?
Cell C SIM Swap Cost
For Cell C Prepaid customers, a SIM swap is free when done over the phone. However, you will need to buy a new Cell C SIM, which costs R1. According to Cell C, having a swap done at a store attracts amounts that vary depending on the store. In general, prepaid customers can expect to pay around R10.
Meanwhile, Cell C contract customers pay about R50 when they do a SIM swap over the phone. Should a contract customer decide to have it done in store, costs will be different from one store to the other. However, they can expect to pay around R150 for a swap.
How to Swap your SIM
In the preceding sections, we answered the question how much is a SIM swap at Cell C. We noted that the cost will be different from one location to another, and depending on whether your are doing it in store or over the phone. The following is how to Swap a Cell C SIM card;
- First, you need to buy a Cell C starter pack. Do not RICA the new SIM.
- Next, you have the option to have the swap done at your nearest Cell C store. Go there an ask to have you number moved to the new SIM.
- Alternatively, dial 135 and choose option 9 to speak to a Cell C agent. You will be walked through the process of swapping your SIM.
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Reasons for finding out how much is a SIM swap at Cell C
Now that you know how much is a SIM swap at Cell C, it’s time to briefly look at your motivation for being here. It’s something that we have already covered in the introduction to this post.
A lot of people do SIM swaps after damaging their current SIM cards. Perhaps it happened while you were moving the SIM to another phone. In some cases, SIM cards can also simply malfunction.
Then there are people who swap their SIM cards after buying new phones. If you were still using an old style SIM, you will need to swap when you buy a newer model smartphone. These mostly use micro SIM cards.
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