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How to transfer your number from FreedomPop to EE?

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  1. 1) Check you’re eligible to switch from FreedomPop

    If you’re out of contract with FreedomPop, you’re free to switch at any time and it won’t cost you anything.

    To check your contract status or find out your contract end date, you can contact FreedomPop’s customer support team on 0113 887 0823 from your FreedomPop handset or any other phone (standard network charges apply).

    Opening hours are 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. The call centre is not open on weekends.

    If you prefer not to pick up the phone, you can also check your contract end date by logging into your FreedomPop account. Or within the FreedomPop app on your phone.

  2. 2) Contact FreedomPop to cancel and get your PAC Code

    Ready to say your goodbyes? Good. Okay, now you’ll need to get in touch with FreedomPop to tell them you’d like to leave. You can contact them on the numbers listed in step 1.

    The crucial thing is to remember is to ask for a PAC Code. This is a short sequence of numbers and letters that will enable you to transfer your current phone number to the network you’re planning to join.

    Networks are legally obliged to supply your PAC Code within two hours of your request.

    When you’ve got your PAC Code, you’ve got 30 days to use it. If you don’t use it within this timeframe, you’ll need to contact FreedomPop again to request a new one.

  3. 3) Find and buy a deal from EE

    Ready to switch? Terrific news. The next item on your list is to pick a deal from EE and sign up for it.

    EE will conduct credit checks, after which point you'll receive your new phone or SIM card in the post.

  4. 4) Contact EE to give them your PAC code

    Got the PAC Code to hand? Okay, you now need to ring EE to give them your PAC. Call them on 07953 966 250 (standard network rates apply).

    EE customer service opening hours:

    Monday - Friday 8:00am - 8:00pm
    Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm
    Sunday 8:00am - 6:00pm

  5. 5) Unbox your new phone from EE

    If you've ordered a new phone, use the pin-key in the box to unlock the handset's SIM tray. Then insert your new EE SIM card.

    If you've gone for a SIM-only deal, all you need to do is put your new EE SIM in your existing phone.

    Bear in mind that your phone number won’t transfer immediately. Until the number transfer is complete, you’ll be given a temporary number, so you can still use your phone as normal.

  6. 6) Wait for your number to be transferred to EE

    The transfer should be complete the next working day. However, this can vary from network to network and sometimes depends on whether the day after you make your call is a working day or a weekend.