What Should I Do With a SIM Card I Don't Need?

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  • SIM card

Answer

  • If the SIM card has never been used it can be given to another user or kept for future use.
  • If a GSM SIM card has been used and deactivated, there is a 20-day window in which the card can be reactivated, after which the GSM SIM card will permanently expire.
  • The plastic SIM card is recyclable

Additional Notes

Why Does a SIM Card Expire 20 Days After Deactivation?

See also: Is My Republic Wireless SIM Card CDMA or GSM?


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