Using Lycamobile is simple, just click below for more information.
If your SIM does not work when you first place it into your mobile, it may have a SIM lock. If you have been with your current provider for more than 1 year this lock can be removed for free, please contact your current provider directly to request the code which will allow you to remove your SIM lock.
If you have had your handset for less than one year you should ask your handset provider how much it will cost to remove the SIM lock
Where can I buy a Lycamobile SIM or Top-up My Balance?
You can purchase Lycamobile SIM & Top-up vouchers at various locations as well as on our website. To find your nearest location, click here
How can I deactivate my voice mail service?
To deactivate your Lycamobile Voicemail service: dial *185# followed by call button
Forgotten PIN / PUK Codes
If you have activated your SIM PIN code and then entered the wrong PIN code into your Lycamobile three times your SIM card will automatically lock. In this case you must enter your PUK code.
Your PUK code is displayed on the SIM card holder that came in your starter pack. Please retain it for safe keeping.
If you have already joined My Lycamobile you can also find your PUK code displayed there – click here to login.
If not please call our Customer Services team on 020 713 20322 and our team will return your call.
My Lycamobile is a way of monitoring your calls and texts online. You can join from this website and gain access to lots of useful tools. Join today and you'll earn £2 of FREE credit too. Find out more about My Lycamobile.
Where can I find my Lycamobile number?
Once you' ve inserted your new Lycamobile SIM, you can view your number by dialling *132# (or 97#).
Can I keep / transfer my existing mobile number?
Of course, transferring your existing mobile number to Lycamobile is easy. Just follow the simple steps below:
• Contact the Customer Services of your existing provider, tell them you wish to change provider and ask them for your PAC code, check with them that there is no charge for this.
• Once you receive your PAC code call Lycamobile Customer Services and one of our Customer Representatives will help you to begin the transfer process.
• As soon as your number is live with Lycamobile we will send you a text to let you know. In the mean time you can still use your Lycamobile with the number that was originally provided.
Please note: Lycamobile has porting arrangements established with the majority of UK mobile network providers. Please ask a Customer Service Representative which networks are enabled for porting when you call.
Are there any monthly or hidden charges?
How do I contact someone if I have a problem?
Visit the Contact us page for our rates and full details of the various ways you can get in touch with us.
How can I stop receiving unwanted texts or SPAM?
When you receive a text from a company you have not given your number to, this is called SPAM. Unfortunately, Lycamobile is unable to prevent you from receiving these unwanted messages, unless you want to ban all text messaging. These companies have sophisticated ways of obtaining mobile phone numbers. One way to avoid SPAM is to be careful about what sites you give your mobile number to.
Why is there a flashing envelope on my mobile?
The flashing envelope indicates your text memory is full. This will usually prevent you from receiving more text messages until you have deleted a few old ones. You can delete messages from the Inbox, Sent or Draft folders to free-up some storage space. The number of messages you can store will vary from one handset to another.
How do I make an international call with Lycamobile?
When it comes to making international calls, Lycamobile works in the same way as other mobiles or fixed line phones. Simply dial the number you need: 00 followed by your country code, then your area code and then the phone number and press the call button. Instead of a 00 you can also use a "+".
Please note that most premium voice and text services in other countries cannot be reached from a mobile phone service when calling from outside that country.
How do I send a text message from the UK to another country with Lycamobile?
Lycamobile works in the same way as other mobiles when it comes to sending international text messages. Simply text 00 followed by your country code, then your area code and then the phone number and press the dialler button. Instead of a 00 you can also use a "+".
What mobile handsets can I use with Lycamobile?
The handset needs to be compatible with the internationally recognised GSM standards, adopted by all the major handset manufacturers. There are no other restrictions on the type of handset you can use with Lycamobile. Please call our Customer Services team on 020 7132 0322 if you are unsure about your handset.
My handset seems to be locked
If your mobile phone screen shows any of the following when you first put your Lycamobile SIM into your phone: 'blocked', 'barred', 'incorrect SIM' or 'SP lock', your mobile may be locked to another network. There are a number of ways to unlock your phone - just call our Customer Services team on 020 7132 0322 for expert advice.
My SIM card is lost/ stolen. How do I prevent someone else from using it?
Please contact Customer Services on 020 7132 0322 as quickly as possible and one of our advisors will help you.
Can I send Premium SMS and make Premium Calls Using Lycamobile?
No we do not offer Premium SMS or Premium Calling as part of our product offering.
I have not used my Lycamobile for a while and it has now stopped working. Why is this?
We automatically deactivate SIM cards if you do not use them to make a call or send a text for more than 90 days. Unfortunately these SIM cards cannot be reconnected and the mobile number also stops being available for you to use after this time.
How much does it cost to access the voicemail?
Your Lycamobile Voicemail service has been automatically activated.
To access your voicemail from your Lycamobile in the UK dial 121 (or 91#). Calls to access the voicemail are absolutely free.
How do I activate roaming facility using Lycamobile?
Roaming services are automated and they should work as soon as you travel abroad. If you are unable to access the same, kindly restart your phone and you should be able to use the services without any problem.
What is the Auto Top-up and how does it work?
• You can use your debit/credit card to automatically Top-up your account .
• This means that when your account reaches a certain level - we will automatically Top-up your account with a pre agreed amount of money from your registered credit/debit card.
• This saves you the problem of having to remember to Top-up and means that you never run out of credit or experience any unnecessary inconvenience.
How do I set up Auto Top-up?
Auto Top-up is the best way to always stay connected to your friends and family without running out of credit.
To set up Auto Top-up, you need to
1. Log on to MY LYCAMOBILE.
2. Complete a Top-up using your debit or credit card.
While processing a payment, please select the Auto Top-up service and set the minimum level of credit you want on your phone at all times. You can also choose from £5, £10, or £20 for your Top-up.
When your credit falls below your minimum level, your phone will be automatically Topped-up.
Why I cannot send/receive SMS?
Firstly, please make sure you have enough credit to send SMS. If you still can’t send/receive SMS please check the Message Centre Number (MCN) in your SMS settings – it should be +447404000111
for Lycamobile UK. If you see a different number, enter +447404000111
and turn your handset off and on and re-try sending any unsent SMS. If the problem remains please contact Customer Services
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