Really stupid question about a mobile phone

(6 Posts)

Dh has a simple phone he hardly ever uses. It has finally run out of its initial £10 credit. He needs it on Sunday. How can he top it up? He doesn't know what network it is ... Bought maybe 2 years ago. (He really hardly ever uses it!)

Justmuddlingalong Fri 22-Apr-16 20:44:16

Will the network provider be on the sim card?

LIZS Fri 22-Apr-16 20:47:52

If he hasn't used or topped it up in last few months it may well have expired. If he buys a new payg sim card (from supermarket or newsagent) he can top it up at a cashpoint.

Will that mean a new number?

LIZS Fri 22-Apr-16 21:18:32

Yes, it may well have been reallocated by now anyway.

flickyhair21 Fri 22-Apr-16 21:24:23

When the phone is turned on is there not something saying what network it is on based by the signal strength?

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