People are finding ways to block their SIM cards in case of theft or when it’s lost. In this article, let’s know how to block SIM Cards of NTC, Ncell, and Smart Cell. As known, a SIM card is a prominent part of a mobile phone. It lets you connect to the network for calls and data provisions. The innovative tech for phone calls revolutionized the entire scenario with wireless phones (mobile phones).
As SIM cards can be misused very easily, one needs to block them asap in such cases. Here’s how to block SIM cards of NTC, Ncell, and Smart Cell.
How to Block SIM Card of Nepal Telecom?
To block your Ntc SIM Card, you need to follow the follow steps.
First, dial NTC’s customer care number which is 1415.
Select the preferred language, then press 4 for SIM Blocking Option
After that, you can press 3 and then 1 for inputting the phone number of the SIM Card
Then, you are asked for the security number and after inputting it, the SIM card will be blocked.
There is also another method to do so which is as follows;
First, dial 1498 via an NTC SIM and you can request to block the SIM card by telling the phone number and Security Code.
Security Code is mentioned on the welcome package (paper), that comes when you buy a SIM card.
After verification of the Security Code, the SIM card will be blocked.
Note:- If you want to unblock the number again, you need to provide the security code.
You can follow these steps to block the SIM card of Ncell;
You have to dial Ncell’s customer care number; 9005 from a Ncell SIM.
Dial 1 for Nepali and 2 for English and dial 9 for talking to the customer representative.
Provide the Ncell number and the document number (Citizenship, License, Passport, National ID Card), from which you have acquired the SIM. Additional info such as name, address, and birth date are also necessary.
After verification, Ncell will block the number.
Also, one can visit the nearest Ncell center with the necessary documents to block a Ncell SIM card.
In order to block the SIM card of Smart Cell, you can follow the following steps;
Dial Smart Cell’s customer care number; 4242 through a Smartcell number.
Provide the Smart Cell number and info of the owner such as name, date of birth, address and document number.
With verification, the Smart Cell number will be blocked right away.
You can also visit the nearest Smart Cell office to do so.
So that is how you can block SIM cards of Nepal Telecom (NTC), Ncell, and Smart Cell. If you happen to lose your mobile phones or if it’s a case of theft, you should block the SIM Card first to prevent misuse. Hope this article is helpful for the readers.