Get Honest Mobile PAC code to keep number & switch to Your Co-op Mobile network

Keep my Honest Mobile number

How to get a PAC code from Honest Mobile & transfer my number to Your Co-op Mobile

You can contact Honest Mobile online to request your PAC (Port Authorisation Code) or manage your SIM through the Honest Mobile app. Alternative you can use the switch-by-text service to get your PAC code quickly and automatically through SMS.

If you wish to use the 'text-to-switch' service, simply SMS text PAC to 65075 free from your Honest Mobile SIM to get your Honest Mobile PAC code by text message and begin the porting process.

  • Honest Mobile will provide your PAC code (Porting Authorisation Code) either by SMS text message, email, over the phone if you contact them directly, or through an online Honest Mobile login.
  • A PAC number is valid for 30 days. If you don't use it within thirty days it will expire and you will need to request a new one.
  • Your Honest Mobile account will remain active until your number has been ported over to your new Your Co-op Mobile network. After the transfer is complete, your old Honest Mobile account will be automatically closed.

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Got your Honest Mobile PAC code?

Provide your PAC code from Honest Mobile to Your Co-op Mobile who will then be able to port your existing Honest Mobile number. They will tell you what day the transfer is due to take place (usually within 48 hours).

Important: Do NOT cancel your SIM only or mobile contract before switching, otherwise you may lose your current phone number and be unable to port it over. Once you give Your Co-op Mobile your Honest Mobile PAC code, your old Honest Mobile billing account will be closed automatically when your mobile phone number is successfully ported over.

Note: Topup credit on Pre-Pay / PAYG (Pay-As-You-Go) accounts cannot be transferred over and so any remaining credit balance or bundles will be lost after the switch is complete. If you have any top-up credit left, one good option is to donate your remaining balance to a charity via SMS text message before porting your number.

Transfer my number to Your Co-op Mobile

How to switch to Your Co-op Mobile and keep my Honest Mobile number?

First get your Your Co-op Mobile deal and activate your new SIM card.

Once you have done that, get the following information ready for the step-by-step instructions:

  • Your old Honest Mobile mobile phone number that you want to keep.
  • The Honest Mobile PAC code (Porting Authorization Code) from your previous network.
  • The expiry date of the PAC number (valid for 30 days from the date of issue).
  • The temporary mobile number from your new Your Co-op Mobile SIM card activation.
  • You may also need the new Your Co-op Mobile SIM card serial number found on the back as an additional security check.

Contact Your Co-op Mobile customer services on 01608 434 000 to provide your PAC (Port Authorisation Code) from your previous mobile network provider.

Please note that Your Co-op Mobile request at least 5 working days notice before your PAC code expires to transfer your phone number to their network.

Note: You may lose network service for a short period on the day of transfer. If this happens, turn your phone off and on occasionally, until you see the Your Co-op Mobile signal on your mobile phone screen. This will indicate that the transfer is complete, and you can now use your old phone number in your new mobile network provider.

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About Your Co-op Mobile

Your Co-op Mobile runs on the EE network is part of The Midcounties Co-operative and being co-operative means they are owned by their members and run for the benefit of their customers.

As the only co-operative utilities group in the UK, Your Co-op aims to reduce the environmental impact of smartphone manufacturing, through the FairTec consortium, and the Fairphone – the most ethical mobile phone you can buy, with it's modular and repairable design.

Your Co-op Mobile Network Features

Host Network Provider: EE (MVNO)

2G Network Coverage: Yes

3G Network Coverage: Yes

4G Network Coverage: Yes

5G Network Coverage: No

WiFi Calling: No

4G Calling (VoLTE): No

Data Rollover: No

Tethering Allowed: Yes

eSIM: No


About Honest Mobile

Honest Mobile is a UK mobile service provider (MVNO) running on the Three network, offering SIM-only plans and bolt-ons.

As the UK's first carbon-negative mobile network, Honest Mobile donates 1% of their of annual revenue to planting trees and reforestation projects, offsetting the carbon footprint associated with their user's phones, including everything from smartphone manufacturing, to device charging and using mobile data.

Honest Mobile rewards customer loyalty by not hiking prices but instead reducing their monthly bill. Members are notified through smart notifications from Honest Mobile if there is a cheaper plan that they can switch to.

Honest Mobile Network Features

Host Network Provider: Three (MVNO)

2G Network Coverage: No

3G Network Coverage: Yes

4G Network Coverage: Yes

5G Network Coverage: Yes

WiFi Calling: Yes

4G Calling (VoLTE): Yes

Data Rollover: No

Tethering Allowed: Yes

eSIM: No