Porting your mobile number from Superdrug Mobile to Sky Mobile

Leaving Superdrug Mobile

How to switch from Superdrug Mobile and transfer my number to Sky Mobile

Sign in to your Superdrug Mobile account and go to 'My Account'. Then scroll down to the section titled 'Want to leave Superdrug Mobile?'. Select 'Get a PAC code' to request your Port Authorisation Code.

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

  • Superdrug Mobile will provide your Porting Authorisation Code (PAC) either by SMS text message, via email, or over the phone if you contact them.
  • 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 Superdrug Mobile online account settings will remain active until your number has been ported over to the new network. After the transfer is complete, your account will be automatically closed.

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Got your PAC code from Superdrug Mobile?

Provide your PAC code from Superdrug Mobile to Sky Mobile online who will then be able to port your existing phone number from Superdrug Mobile. 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 existing phone number and be unable to port it over. Once you give your new network provider your PAC code, your old billing account will be closed automatically when your number is successfully ported over.

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

Joining Sky Mobile

How to switch to Sky Mobile and keep my Superdrug Mobile number?

First get your Sky Mobile package and activate your new SIM card.

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

  • Your old Superdrug Mobile mobile phone number you want to keep.
  • The Porting Authorisation Code (PAC) from your previous Superdrug Mobile network.
  • The expiry date of the PAC number (valid for 30 days from the date of issue).
  • The temporary mobile number from your new Sky Mobile SIM card activation.
  • You may also need the new Sky Mobile SIM card serial number found on the back.

Ensure your Sky Mobile SIM is activate before transferring your existing number. Once your SIM is activated, you can request the transfer from within your online account or by calling Sky customer services on 03300 413 000.

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 Sky Mobile signal on your mobile phone screen. This will indicate that the transfer is complete, and you can now use your existing phone number in your new mobile network provider.

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About Sky Mobile

Launched to the public in January 2017, Sky Mobile operates as a full MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) within the UK, utilising the O2 radio access network infrastructure.

About Superdrug Mobile

Superdrug Mobile is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) in the United Kingdom operated by Superdrug, the UK retailer.

With 4G coverage on the Three network, Superdrug Mobile offers a (no-contract) £10/month plan with 4GB of data, unlimited minutes and unlimited SMS texts.

Benefits include unused data roll-over to the next month, and double-points earned on any purchased in a Superdrug store.