Mobile Number Portability from Idea Cellular

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Idea Cellular MNP.  The process of porting Idea mobile number to another Mobile operator is so simple & easy. Just follow the below 4-steps simple process to port successfully:

  1. Know your Mobile Number Porting eligibility

    • Call the customer-care of the new Mobile operator you wish to port and understand their pre-requisites, documents required and terms & conditions. You can read these in their CAF (Customer Application Form) or ask their executive.
    • If you wish to port-out, fill the CAF & Porting Form. To fill these forms, you will need Unique Porting Code.
  2. Get UPC (Unique Porting Code)

    • Send SMS in below format to obtain UPC from Idea Cellular:
      • PORT xxxxxxxxxx to 1900. Replace X’s with your 10-digit Idea mobile number.
    • If you are from Jammu & Kashmir and a pre-paid subscriber, call 1900 to get the UPC.
    • Idea will provide an auto generated 8 digits UPC; first two characters are alphabets & rest of six is numerical characters.
  3. Mobile Number Porting request

    • Submit the duly filled CAF & Porting Form to your new mobile operator. Below details are mandatory:
      • UPC (Unique Porting Code)
      • Documents required by your new Mobile Operator
      • Last bill paid receipt from Idea, if you are a post-paid subscriber
    • Get new SIM card from your new Mobile operator.
    • Your new Mobile operator may charge Rs. 19/- as porting charges.
    • Note: You can cancel MNP request only within 24 hours from submitting the CAF & Porting Form. Read Idea Cellular MNP FAQ’s.
  4. Activation of your ported Mobile number

    • If your porting request from Idea is accepted, your new Mobile operator will confirm the same in 3-4 working days.
    • Your new Mobile operator will inform you the date & time of when the porting will happen, by SMS.
    • On 7th Working day, you will be ported to your new Mobile operator. If you are from Jammu & Kashmir, Assam & North East, it will be on 15th working day.
    • There will be about 2-4 hours service disruption during the porting process, mostly during night only.
    • Replace your current Idea SIM card with new SIM card provided by your new Mobile operator.

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  1. kasi on 28th Feb' 15Reply

    How much cost for number portability in idea….BSNL to IDEA number portability charges ?

    • TelecomDiary on 28th Feb' 15Reply

      Hello Kasi,

      “Per Port Transaction Charge” defined by TRAI is up to Rs. 19/-. However, Idea may not charge this as a complimentary. Check with sales executive.
      Read more MNP FAQ’s.

  2. shaikh on 26th Feb' 15Reply

    idea network is very bad no network in fort area> my office in mumbai

  3. princedhaliwal on 20th Feb' 15Reply

    If we want to port our no. From any one operator to another operator .. is it mandatory to change sim card ?

    • TelecomDiary on 20th Feb' 15Reply

      Hello Prince,

      It is mandatory to change the SIM to be in another operator network.

  4. SURESH on 25th Dec' 14Reply

    I want to port my airtel number, but i am confused to choose the other best operator. Can i get some help?


    • Anonymous on 17th Feb' 15Reply

      Best Signals-IDEA
      Cheep Call Cost-TATA DOCOMO
      Net Used-AIRCEL

  5. Jagadish R on 24th Dec' 14Reply

    know a days airtel charges heavy rates on calls and net packing and service also very poor

  6. ananthu on 6th Dec' 14Reply

    online option

  7. 8800952075 on 1st Dec' 14Reply

    i want to port my num to idea my num is 8800952075 yyy calll meee

  8. naveen on 25th Nov' 14Reply

    Dear Sir

    i am frm delhi. I want to port my no. from airtel to reliance. but i am in roaming in madhya pradesh.
    can the no. be ported in roaming network.

    • TelecomDiary on 26th Nov' 14Reply

      Hello Naveen,

      As of today, Inter-state porting is not available.

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