The Indian telecom industry is very competitive. Each company is trying its level best to make sure that they are able to retain the customer with better plans and good service. There was a time when you needed to change the network, you have to change your number as well. Since the launch of MNP or Mobile Number Portability, changing the service provider while retaining the number has become possible. you can check How to Port Airtel number to other providers like Idea Jio Vodafone BSNL Number.
In this article, we will discuss the process of porting an Airtel number to other service providers like Idea, Vodafone, and Jio etc. You can follow the simple steps mentioned in this article and port your number without much hassle.
How to initiate the process to port a number?
The first step of the process is to initiate the porting process. You need to send an SMS to TRAI’s (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) central number for mobile number porting i.e. 1900.
The syntax of the SMS is “PORT YOUR NUMBER” to 1900. Here you do not need to add the inverted commas and write your number that you want to port to another network.
In a matter of few seconds (which may take a few minutes if the network is busy) you will receive PORT out code.
This is the code you will need to give to the person on the desk at the new network’s office. The person will help you in filling up the form and complete remaining formalities. In order to port your number you have to make sure that there is some balance in the account and if you are using postpaid connection then all the bills are settled.
Porting Airtel number to Idea Number
The process of porting from Airtel to Idea is simple and straightforward. All you need to do is to follow the above-mentioned steps to initiate the porting process and check with the nearest Idea showroom to complete the process. When you send the PORT SMS to 1900 make sure that you have entered the right number.
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The PORT code is only active for 15 days and after that, you have to get a new porting code. Settle all the bills with Idea and make sure to have some balance in the account as it costs Rs.19 to port a number.
It may take up to 7 days to complete the process after that just use the new SIM and enjoy Idea network.
Porting Airtel Number to Jio Number
Since its launch, Jio has changed the face of the entire telecom industry. With affordable packages and high-speed 4G data, Jio has made all competitors run for their money. If you are interested in porting airtel to Jio then get the porting code and buy Jio SIM. The person behind the counter at Jio office will help you with the rest of the process. Jio DTH Booking is already hot of the cake for all India.
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Porting Airtel Number to Vodafone Number
Vodafone is one of the best networks in India. If you are living in an area where Vodafone signals are strong and you want to avail their services get the Porting code and initiate the process with the help of the Vodafone store.
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Porting Airtel Number to BSNL Number
BSNL being a government-owned company has better reach than all other networks. It is available even in the remote areas of the country. If you want to port to BSNL, use the porting code and buy a new SIM from BSNL office. Please keep in mind that it may take a little longer with BSNL to port the number.
You will need to present additional documents for KYC with the new network. Your Aadhaar card can be used for the purpose and it will make the process quicker and easier.