Activating your SIM

It's quick and easy to activate your Asda SIM - simply insert it into your phone!

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How to insert your new SIM

1

Remove the Asda mobile SIM from your welcome pack.

2

Carefully push out whichever SIM size you need for your handset.

3

Locate your SIM tray (this is usually on the side, top or bottom of your handset).

4

Open it using the tool that came with your phone.

5

Remove your old SIM card, and replace it with your new Asda SIM, making sure it’s the right way around.

6

Re-insert your SIM tray.

1

Remove the Asda mobile SIM from your welcome pack.

2

Carefully push out whichever SIM size you need for you phone.

3

Take the back case off your phone and remove the battery (if needed).

4

Remove your old SIM card, and replace it with your new Asda SIM, making sure it’s the right way around.

5

Reassemble your phone.

1

Remove the Asda mobile SIM from your welcome pack.

2

Carefully push out whichever SIM size you need for you handset.

3

Locate your SIM tray (this is usually on the side, top or bottom of your handset).

4

Open it using the tool that came with your phone.

5

Remove your old SIM card, and replace it with your new Asda SIM, making sure it’s the right way around.

6

Re-insert your SIM tray.

1

Remove the Asda mobile SIM from your welcome pack.

2

Carefully push out whichever SIM size you need for you phone.

3

Take the back case off your phone and remove the battery (if needed).

4

Remove your old SIM card, and replace it with your new Asda SIM, making sure it’s the right way around.

5

Reassemble your phone.

Watch our simple how-to video

How do I know if my SIM has been activated?

We'll send you a text as soon as we've detected your SIM. You'll need to be in an area that our network covers. You may need to restart your device first before you can pick up a signal.

Get registered with My Account

Now that your SIM is all ready to go, it’s time to get started with My Account.

Top up

Purchase bundles and make them recur

View your transaction history

Manage your preferences

Opt-in for the latest news and offers

And more...

Register your new account

We just need a few basic details to get you up and running.

Enter your mobile number

You can find it on your SIM pack or by texting MY NUMBER to 2732.

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Link your account

We’ll send you an activation code by text. Enter this online to link your SIM and account together.

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You're done!

And that's it! You can now enjoy all the benefits of our My Account.

Transfer over your number

Keeping your old number is super easy and completely free! Follow our step by step guide and you’ll be up and running in no time.

Grab a bundle

Get more for your money with one of our great value bundles. Unlimited texts, unlimited minutes and as much (or as little) data as you need, bundles start from £4 a month so there is something for everybody.

Our mobile app is coming soon!

Manage everything on the move.

Coming soon to the Apple App store and Google Play store.

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Need any help?

Our FAQs cover a range of topics from topping up to setting up recurring bundles.