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Switch to Cell C
And keep your number

You can switch to us without losing
your old number. Just follow these easy steps:

1

Bring your latest cellphone bill, original ID or passport and proof of residence along.

* If you activate your new Cell C prepaid SIM card before following the steps above, you will not be able to use it to switch your number to us.

You can switch to us without losing
your old number. Just follow these easy steps:

2

Complete both the application and change request forms in-store.

* If you activate your new Cell C prepaid SIM card before following the steps above, you will not be able to use it to switch your number to us.

You can switch to us without losing
your old number. Just follow these easy steps:

3

Wait until your pre-selected change date.

* If you activate your new Cell C prepaid SIM card before following the steps above, you will not be able to use it to switch your number to us.

You can switch to us without losing
your old number. Just follow these easy steps:

4

Your current SIM will become inactive and no longer work. Once this happens, put your new Cell C SIM card into your phone.

* If you activate your new Cell C prepaid SIM card before following the steps above, you will not be able to use it to switch your number to us.

You can switch to us without losing
your old number. Just follow these easy steps:

1

Buy any Cell C prepaid starter pack but do NOT open it.

* If you activate your new Cell C prepaid SIM card before following the steps above, you will not be able to use it to switch your number to us.

You can switch to us without losing
your old number. Just follow these easy steps:

2

RICA your SIM card.

* If you activate your new Cell C prepaid SIM card before following the steps above, you will not be able to use it to switch your number to us.

You can switch to us without losing
your old number. Just follow these easy steps:

3

SMS your RICA serial number (note: this is the serial number of your new Cell C prepaid SIM) to 084 767 8287 from your MTN, Vodacom, Telkom Mobile or Virgin Mobile SIM card.

* If you activate your new Cell C prepaid SIM card before following the steps above, you will not be able to use it to switch your number to us.

You can switch to us without losing
your old number. Just follow these easy steps:

4

You will receive two confirmation SMSs within two hours on your current MTN, Vodacom, Telkom Mobile or Virgin Mobile SIM card.

* If you activate your new Cell C prepaid SIM card before following the steps above, you will not be able to use it to switch your number to us.

You can switch to us without losing
your old number. Just follow these easy steps:

5

Wait up to 24 hours until your MTN, Vodacom, Telkom Mobile or Virgin Mobile SIM card stops working.

* If you activate your new Cell C prepaid SIM card before following the steps above, you will not be able to use it to switch your number to us.

You can switch to us without losing
your old number. Just follow these easy steps:

6

Insert your new Cell C prepaid SIM card and recharge to start making use of the Cell C network.

* If you activate your new Cell C prepaid SIM card before following the steps above, you will not be able to use it to switch your number to us.

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