Do i have to activate my sim card as soon as i get it?

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if i buy a sim card with a monthly plan do i have to activate the sim card a soon as i get it or can i wait for my current prepaid plan with pc mobile run out in 2 months, also if i buy it and with the two months will i be charger the monthly fee before i activate it
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Posted 1 year ago

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Hey Desmond,

You can activate your sim anytime, is it a prepaid or a postpaid sim?
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post paid
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will i get charged for the monthly plan before i activate the sim?
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You can get your SIM card, and you won't get charged for your monthly bill until you activate your postpaid account.

I recommend getting your sim the day you activate your postpaid account. I don't really want your sim while your waiting.
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how do I talk to someone?
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I might be wrong but monthly fees get charged a soon as the account is created... The activation has no role in that.
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How are you getting your sim card?  If you get a sim card from a kiosk, then you dont have to activate the sim card right away.  

But if you are getting the sim online as part of a new phone and account sign up, the phone and sim will come pre-activated for you
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hello can someone help me? tyvm
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Hi Diana,

how can we help you?