Know Your Porting Status: Hey, are you want to check mobile number portability status online then you are the right place.
Today in this article we are going to share a complete guide on how to check MNP status online in India.
What is Mobile Number Portability?
Mobile Number Portability or is also known as MNP is a straightforward process for the consumers, subscribers, and businesses to switch from one telecom operator to another without changing their mobile number.
Basically these service givers freedom to the subscribers to change operators based on different criteria such as service availability, price, customer support service, and much more.
For example, if you are using Idea and are not satisfied with their service then you can switch to the Vodafone or other operators while retaining your phone number.
According to the latest report from the TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India), nearly 200 million users have availed the service of the MNP till date.
These complete process includes contact the service provider you want to switch and you need to send a unique message from your mobile number, after 2-3 hours you will receive a unique code on the phone which is used to port the number.
There are so many methods to check MNP status such as Online, By SMS, contact customer care support team or you can also visit the nearest store.
If you want to check mobile number portability status online then simply follow the below step by step process.
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How to Check MNP Status
- First visit the MNP Status website to know your porting status.
- It will ask you to enter your mobile number and UPC code.
- Type captcha code as shown in the image.
- After entering all details, tap on the submit button.
- Next, you will see the status of your mobile number portability request.
How to Port Your Number
Before we continue keep in mind you can submit the porting request only after 3 months of the date of activation of your number.
In case if your mobile number is already ported then you are eligible only after 3 months from the date of previous porting.
- To begin the porting process first you need to generate UPC (Unique Porting Code) by sending the SMS below format.
PORT<10 digit mobile number> to 1900
- After 1-2 hours you will receive a message from 1901 with 8 digit UPC code. This code will be received from the donor operator.
- Sometime current operator may call you to stick on their network by offering some exclusive benefits.
- Now visit the nearest store of the operator you wish to port in order to fill the CAF (Customer Acquisition Form).
- In this form, you need to type the UPC code and attach passport size photo, proof of identities such as Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Passport, Voter id card or Driving license.
- Once you submit the form you will receive a new SIM card instantly.
- The complete process can take up to seven days and you will also charge a nominal fee of Rs 19.
- If you are from the Jammu & Kashmir, North East, and Assam then it may take up to 15 days.
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Can an MNP Request Rejected
Yes, your request also rejected by current mobile operators for so many reasons and one common is an unpaid bill.
Within 2-3 days you will receive a message from the current service provider where your request is rejected or not.
In case if your service has been rejected you can call the support team and ask why your request has been rejected. It will help you to fix this problem.
Below you can also find the common reason for mobile number portability request rejection.
- If you submit the wrong UPC then your request will be rejected.
- Make sure you are using number with the current operator at least 90 days before submitting the porting request.
- If there any unpaid or pending bills available then first you need to clear them.
I hope guys after reading this article now you can easily check your porting status online and SMS.
Here you can check jio mnp status, idea mnp status, airtel mnp status, and Vodaphone. If you have any questions or queries regarding this article then feel free to comment below.