Prepaid Sim Card Activations
Modified on: Fri, 2 Oct, 2020 at 4:05 PM
How long does a sim take to activate?
In this time, the GPS can have positioning issues and connection issue as the sim card needs to be fully activated and functional for the GPS to operate.
The sim card can be tested by being inserted inside a mobile phone.
You will need to do the below to test the following features of the sim card to make sure it is active and functional:
Using the sim:
- Call your or another mobile phone and make sure you hear a dial tone
- Send a text message to your number to make sure it sends and receives texts
- Access a webpage using the mobile 3G or 4G data, using a web browser, to load a website such as www.google.com to see if data has been activated on the sim.
***DATA ONLY SIM CARDS WILL NOT WORK AS TEXT MESSAGES NEEDS TO BE ENABLED****
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