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Topic # 114989 9-Mar-2013 14:00
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My wife is using a 2d microsim for her iPad but I might give her a pocket wifi so we can share the connection. The pocket wifi use normal sim. I have an inactive 2d normal sim laying around, can I ask 2d to swap the connection from the microsim to the normal sim?
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  Reply # 778233 11-Mar-2013 22:01
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** bump ** help please...

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  Reply # 778243 11-Mar-2013 22:31
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Yes go into a 2Degrees store buy a blank sim and get them to load your old sim number to that one.

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  Reply # 781010 13-Mar-2013 11:28
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if it is already deactivated/expired then you will need a whole new SIM - 2D do not recycle old SIMs

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  Reply # 781023 13-Mar-2013 11:41
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Hi,

As Vita explains if the normal SIM hasn't been topped up in over 395 days (credit expires after 365 days you then have 30 days to top-up before the SIM/number is deactivated).

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  Reply # 781025 13-Mar-2013 11:41
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I got a convertor from the Vodafone online shop recently, haven't tried it yet

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  Reply # 781077 13-Mar-2013 13:18
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Unfortunately absolutely no way of re using them, I had to throw out about 50 2deg sims myself.

Anyone know if vodafone ones can be reused? I know telecom ones can.



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  Reply # 781293 13-Mar-2013 20:56
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Thank you all for your help.

It is pretty sad that I cannot reuse those SIM cards. They are in good condition so it is such a waste they end up in landfill.

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  Reply # 781318 13-Mar-2013 21:39
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What is more annoying is that new ones also expire and have no date printed on the outside.

I remember when that happened to me with some vodafone ones I got replacements out of them when I complained.




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