Change your SIM Card to USIM and enjoy 4G and 4.5G high speed internet
In order to be able to enjoy MCI high speed 4G and 4.5G internet you need
- A USIM
- A 4g (LTE (supported mobile phone
- To be in 4G/4.5G coverage area
- To activate 4G (LTE) on your phone
see Android phones settings
see iOS phones setting
A USIM is a SIM card that enables 4/4.5G Internet access. If you still use an old SIM card, change it to USIM and enjoy MCI high speed 4/4.5G Internet as well as a 20GB (for postpaid subscribers) or 15GB (for prepaid subscribers) free Internet data pack.
How much does it cost to change your SIM Card to USIM?
If your device supports 4G(LTE), you can change your current SIM Card to USIM free of charge. However, if your mobile phone is registered in MCI system as "not supporting 4G", you can change your postpaid SIM Card for 7000 tomans or your prepaid SIM Card for 5000 tomans.
Who can use free Internet pack?
All prepaid and postpaid subscribers who change their SIM Card to USIM with or without charge can use 20GB (for postpaid subscribers) or 15GB (for prepaid subscribers) free Internet data pack.
How to change SIM Card to USIM?
Sending a SMS to 8962
Send your postal code to 8962. You may receive a call from MCI call center to ask your address. Then, you may receive the USIM Package free of charge. You can save a copy of your current SIM Card contacts, active the USIM as per enclosed instructions. Enjoy 4/4.5G high speed Internet and the free Internet pack.
Sending a SMS to 990009
Send your postal code to 990009. You may receive a call from Post Company call center to ask your address. Then, you may receive the USIM Package free of charge. You can save a copy of your current SIM Card contacts, active the USIM as per enclosed instructions. Enjoy 4/4.5G high speed Internet and the free Internet pack.
Call from Post Company or province Telecommunication Company
Prepaid or postpaid subscribers with 4G(LTE) supported mobile phones may receive a SMS from MCI presenting Post Company as MCI's contractor. Then, the subscribers may receive a call from Post Company to explain USIM swap steps and its benefits. If the subscriber requires a USIM, their address will be registered and the USIM package will be delivered free of charge. Then the subscriber may receive a thank you message from MCI.
In some provinces, the call is made by the province Telecommunication Company.
Going to MCI stores or service centers
You can change your SIM Card to USIM by going to MCI stores or service centers across the country.
USIM activation steps by USSD code:
Send the 19-digit serial number using the current SIM Card by dialing *10*45*serial number#
Inserting the PIN 1 for USIM
Changing the current SIM Card with USIM
- Changing your SIM Card to USIM will not change your mobile number. It only upgrades your SIM Card technology.
After swapping to USIM, your Internet data pack will be resumed and the free Internet pack will be reserved.
Before changing the SIM Card, take a backup copy of your contacts.
The free 30-day 20GB (for postpaid subscribers) or 15GB (for prepaid subscribers) data pack will be activated within a week after swapping to USIM. If the subscriber already has an active data pack, the free data pack will be reserved. If there is no active data pack, it will be activated immediately.