How To Use Two Lines On One Sim Airtel Smart Number

Instead of to use two phones for two sim card, you can now actually use two lines in one phone or sim. Thanks to the new Airtel Smart Number service, subscribers can now use an additional line on their already in use Airtel SIM card, yet maintaining a single sim slot on their mobile phone. This article will show you how to set up Airtel Smart Number on your sim.

The new package is designed to help you keep your business and personal mobile lines separate yet on one sim card. The Smart Number is a virtual number mapped to customer’s primary mobile line so that both lines can be used on a single sim card.

With this service, customer can define and determine the period when the Smart number is made active and reachable in order to make or receive calls and send or receive SMS. Airtel customers using Smart number can also screen or block unwanted calls thereby conveniently maintaining their privacy and security.

Apart from the user-controlled option, other features of the Smart Number include voice mail, call transfer, and value-added services such as conference call, group SMS, etc.

The Airtel Smart Number, which comes in two different packages – Basic and Plus – is available on monthly subscription for both pre-paid and post-paid customers on the network.

To subscribe for the package, send ‘SUB’ as text to 619 and reply with either 1 or 2 to choose either the ‘Basic’ or ‘Plus’ package. Customers can also call the IVR on 618 and listens to the menu option to subscribe and manage the service.

The Smart Number can call/send text to all networks except international calls/text. To make calls or send through the Smart number, the subscriber is required to dial/text 66 before dialing the recipient’s number. Inbound call on the Smart Number is identifiable as 66 prefix appears before the eleven digits of the caller’s number.

To load the Smart Number, you have to recharge your primary line as it cannot be directly recharged with airtime so the airtime is drawn from the customer’s primary line.

According to Airtel, customers will also need to register the Smart number to ensure full KYC compliance.

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