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Can I reactivate my old sim card, its cause I got a galaxy s3 and they have the new micro chips...

Can I reactivate my old sim card, its cause I got a galaxy s3 and they have the new micro chips witch are smaller and I switched phones and now the sim card is the bigger one which is the normal one, can I reactivate it , my old sim card its less then a year old?
tony asked this question 2 years ago
  • T-Mobile • 4475 answers • 92% helpful

    once a sim card is deactivated, it typically cannot be reactivated....there are very specific situations where they are reused, and they mainly deal with accounts that were cancelled but the customer changed their minds. in your situation, you're probably going to have to go to a corporate store and ask them to update you to a newer SIM that will fit the phone you are using. You're more than welcome to call customer care at 1-800-937-8997 or 611 from your phone, but I'm banking they're just going to make you go to the store to pick up a new one.

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  • T-Mobile • 404 answers • 95% helpful

    And there is another possibility, you can take your new MicroSIM and you can purchase a SIM card tray that accepts your Micro SIM and allows it to be used in the traditional sized SIM tray.
    Best solution is to go a T-Mobile store and get a new SIM card.
    The likelihood that they can reactivate your SIM is pretty low unfortunately.
  • T-Mobile • 214 answers • 89% helpful

    If the sim card has been deactivated WITHIN THE LAST 90 DAYS it can be reactivated. Call and ask for a " Sim reuse form " to be done and after that within 24 hours you can reuse it ! If it was cancelled over 90 days ago it cant be reused.