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    Ok so my contract runs out with orange tomorrow. They have sent me a PAC code as i requested but i havent got around to using it yet. So what exactly will happen tomorrow? i presume my service will just stop? will i still be able to recieve incoming calls etc..?

    Do i need to inform them that i dont want to use the PAC code yet or anything?

    rep for all help.

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    unless you cancelled it you will continue as normal i thinks!!!

    It will continue as normal until you port your number.

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    Petebiz;6179048

    unless you cancelled it you will continue as normal i thinks!!!



    How do you mean, cancelled what exactly? i requested a PAC code and was told my contract will terminate on the 2nd of september so do i need to give them a ring to confirm then?

    Yes it will just carry on. If you don't transfer it by tommorow you will be liable for another months billing.

    Transfer it now to a pay as you go sim?

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    t0mm;6179051

    It will continue as normal until you port your number.



    Oh dear,can i not just tell them i want to stay on orange with PAYG now instead?

    DangerGod;6179069

    Oh dear,can i not just tell them i want to stay on orange with PAYG now … Oh dear,can i not just tell them i want to stay on orange with PAYG now instead?


    I doubt it.
    We tried that before.
    It's another 30 days notice.

    DangerGod;6179069

    Oh dear,can i not just tell them i want to stay on orange with PAYG now … Oh dear,can i not just tell them i want to stay on orange with PAYG now instead?



    Might be the best idea:thumbsup:

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    t0mm;6179086

    I doubt it.We tried that before.It's another 30 days notice.



    Savage!!

    jtx;6179099

    Might be the best idea:thumbsup:



    i guess ill have to give them a ring!

    DangerGod;6179107

    Savage!!i guess ill have to give them a ring!


    Although seeing as you're contract finishes i cant see why they'd need 30 days notice.. although I known they do....:?

    I dont think they can port the number instantly anyway? You might have to pay another bill, have you not got a pay as you go sim handy? I could give you a sim number if you like and you could try porting it to o2 payg.

    jtx;6179126

    I dont think they can port the number instantly anyway? You might have to … I dont think they can port the number instantly anyway? You might have to pay another bill, have you not got a pay as you go sim handy? I could give you a sim number if you like and you could try porting it to o2 payg.


    Tmobile only takes 2 working days to port a number to them.
    Altho the sim must have credit on and have made a call / sent a text to do it

    DangerGod;6179069

    Oh dear,can i not just tell them i want to stay on orange with PAYG now … Oh dear,can i not just tell them i want to stay on orange with PAYG now instead?



    Yes u can now ring to change ur number to orange pay as you go, but they will have to send out a sim card to you which can take upto 1 month they dont let u just pick one of the free ones up and register that, they have to send it out so its recorded on the system

    as others have said if pac code is not used ur contract will remain active, unless you cal them to cancel completly, but yet again another 30 days notice

    jtx;6179126

    I dont think they can port the number instantly anyway? You might have to … I dont think they can port the number instantly anyway? You might have to pay another bill, have you not got a pay as you go sim handy? I could give you a sim number if you like and you could try porting it to o2 payg.



    It would take at least 7 days, and the original sim needs to be active.
    Another 30 days to Orange coming up, Kerching

    thesaint;6179149

    It would take at least 7 days, and the original sim needs to be … It would take at least 7 days, and the original sim needs to be active.Another 30 days to Orange coming up, Kerching


    Tmobile takes 2 working days, done it many times :thumbsup:.

    Also remember that the pac code is only valid for 30 days, after that you have to request a new one.

    t0mm;6179165

    Tmobile takes 2 working days, done it many times :thumbsup:.



    Fair enough, but the OP has 5 hours, not 48.

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    My own fault really... Anyway requested a PAYG sim now which will arrive in 28 days. However i did forget to ask if i would be keeping the same number? i guess that will be another phone call?

    i have repped the helpers(even thesaint)

    DangerGod;6179910

    My own fault really... Anyway requested a PAYG sim now which will arrive … My own fault really... Anyway requested a PAYG sim now which will arrive in 28 days. However i did forget to ask if i would be keeping the same number? i guess that will be another phone call?i have repped the helpers(even thesaint)



    The whole idea of a pac code is so you keep the number.:thumbsup:

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    jtx;6179936

    The whole idea of a pac code is so you keep the number.:thumbsup:



    yeh but i was guna switch to O2 you see... but didnt bother in the end. So whats going to happen now if i want to keep the same number? :thinking:

    this is really doing my head in lol

    The payg sim will have the same number as your contract number.

    Just don't forget to call them and register it when you get it. Your contract won't end until you do and they'll keep taking the payments. . .
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