How to unblock Airtel SIM online
the solution to follow when unblocking your Airtel Sim card depends on the reason why the Sim is blocked.
on this post, we focused mainly on how to unblock your Airtel Sim card with NIN.
endeavor to read this article till the end as all the informations provided here will be helpful to any person who want to know how to unblock Airtel Sim card online.
How to unblock Airtel SIM card with NIN.
due to issue of cyber crimes in Nigeria, federal government has made it compulsory for all Telecom companies to block any sim card that’s not linked with a valid NIN.
check below as I will be showing you how to unblock your Airtel Sim card online with your NIN.
how to unblock Airtel Sim with NIN using a USSD code.
in order to unblock your blocked Airtel Sim card online, below are the procedure to follow.
open your phone dialer and follow the procedure below.
To link your NIN to your Airtel phone number, follow the steps below:
Dial *121# on the Airtel line you wish to link.
Type 1 for “NIN Capture” and send.
Enter your 11-digit NIN and send.
Wait for the message confirming your submission. If you get an error, just wait for some time and try again.
this is the solution you can follow in order to link your NIN with your Airtel Sim card using a USSD code online.
for those that finds it difficult linking their Airtel Sim card with their NIN using the format above, there is another solution you can follow.
how to unblock Airtel Sim card with NIN using Nimc mobile app.
to make everything easy for subscribers, Nimc Network created a mobile app that can perform many services for Nigerians.
you can link and unblock your Airtel Sim card online with this Nimc mobile app.
to unblock your Airtel Sim card with NIN using Nimc mobile app, below are the procedure to follow in order to archive this.
procedure for unblocking Airtel Sim card online using Nimc mobile app.
open your phone app store, Apple store or chrome browser.
search for “Nimc mobile app”.
download and install the app
open your Nimc mobile app and
navigate to the area that shows NIN management.
link your NIN and unblock your Airtel Sim.
how to unblock Airtel Sim online on Airtel website.
if you tried this two methods listed above and none of them works for you, there is another alternative way you can follow in order to unblock your Airtel Sim card online.
open your phone browser and search for Airtel official network.
you can also get their website link here at www.airtelnigeria.com.
on the site, you will see a space to link your NIN with your Sim card.
input your eleven digit number and that’s all.
Why is my Airtel SIM blocked.
there are numerous reasons why Airtel can unblock your sim card.
below are the two major reasons why your Airtel Sim card is blocked.
Sim card not linked with a valid NIN: for users in Nigeria, federal government has instructed all Telecom companies to block all sim card that’s not linked with a valid national identification number.
this is due to high rate of insecurity and cyber crimes cases in the country.
to unblock your sim card with NIN, follow the instructions provided above.
Sim PUK security issue.
Airtel can also block your sim card is you activated the sim PUK security setting and you enter a wrong Sim PUK code.
below I will be showing you how to unblock Airtel Sim card with sim PUK code.
How to unblock Airtel SIM PUK code
if your Airtel Sim card is blocked due to an issue with your PUK code, you can easily unlocked it with your PUK code.
PUK code can be found at the back of your Airtel Sim card pack.
check your sim park and you will find the numbers writing “PUK code” on it.
in case you can’t find your sim pack, you can get the code by contacting Airtel customer service agent.
below are the procedure to follow when contacting Airtel customer service agent.
open your phone dialer and call Airtel customer service line “0802 150 0111”.
Tell the agent to check your PUK code for you.
provide the phone number of the sim that’s having the issue.
within 30 seconds, the agent will provide the code for you.
now that you have seen the PUK code, you can now enter the code and answer some security queries.
your Airtel Sim card will be unblocked.
Airtel SIM unblock customer care number.
you can contact Airtel customer service number if you’re having any issue with Airtel Network.
in order to unblock your Airtel Sim card, this is the customer service line you need to call “0802 150 0111”
the agent will assist you and provide a solution to your problem.
contacting the service agent is Free.
how to link airtel sim with nin.
if you’re among those whose Airtel Sim card got blocked because of this, there’s still a great chance for you to unblock your Airtel Sim and start making calls again.
Nimc had provided a solution to follow in order to get ride of this issue.
check below to see the procedure.
I have provided the procedure above but if you still don’t understand it,
For all Airtel subscribers who want to unblock their Airtel Sim with NIN,
the procedure is simple, just dial *121*1# and input your eleven digit NIN number