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How to Activate Airtel 4g SIM Card given by Flipkart

Bharti Airtel has launched its 4G services in 296 towns across India. If you want to experience the Airtel 4G Speed internet you have to replace your old Airtel SIM with new Airtel 4G SIM. The 4G SIM is provided by Airtel free of cost in its galleries in 4G towns and also provides free shipping if ordered online stores like Flipkart etc. If you are surfing for How to activate Airtel 4G SIM, you have landed at the right place. Here we are providing simple steps for “ How to activate Airtel 4G SIM “. You can convert to New 4G Airtel SIM without changing your present Airtel mobile number. The 4G smart SIM by Airtel comes as a kit with a Nano SIM along with two adapters for making it compatible with Micro and Mini SIM-based smartphones. Also, Check out Airtel Manual Internet Settings & Configurations.

How to Activate Airtel 4G SIM?

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Steps to activate Airtel 4G SIM Card

  • Just send an simple SMS “SIM SPACE NEW_SIM_NUMBER” (“SIM 8991***************”) from your airtel mobile number and send it to 121.
  • You will get SMS “Reply 1 to confirm”
  • Type 1 and send it to 121
  • You will get the following message:

“Dear Customer, We have received your request for new SIM activation on airtel mobile                      98******** and will be processed shortly. Your Old SIM will work till the new SIM gets activated.”

  • You will get following message once the SIM gets activated.

“Your new SIM number <8991*************** > has been activated for your mobile  number 98********”

  • The new SIM will be activated within 5 minutes.

The process of SIM swap is common for both Prepaid and postpaid subscribers. The SIM is backward compatible to 3G and 2G networks in regions which are not covered by Airtel 4G. Airtel currently offers 4G at 3G rates, where a subscriber with a 4G compatible handset and SIM will get 4G services on his existing 3G voucher. Airtel also offers double data benefit for two months for customers buying a new Huawei Honor smartphone from flipkart.

Once you active Airtel 4G SIM in your mobile, you can enjoy the Airtel 4G Speed internet without any interruptions.

Hope You understand How to activate Airtel 4G SIM card. Still if you have any problem regarding this Airtel 4G SIM activation process, you can ask us at below comment box. If you like the article ” How to activate Airtel 4G SIM card “, you can share with your friends via Facebook & Google+ and feel free to ask your doubts.

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  1. I tried to swape my old sim card to new 4 g but it alway said WRONG HLR GOLD SIM.. WHY can anyone tel me

  2. Airtel has given you a sim with wrong HLR ( home location registry ) . You will have to go back to the gallery & check for correct hlr

  3. i have sent the new sim no to 121, then the reply came to send 1 for confirmation, after this their reply came that this is not a valid keyword, please send HELP to 121.

    kindly guide

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