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Resolved! Not receiving 2FA texts after porting

Hello! 2 weeks ago I have decided to give SMARTY a try and ported my old phone number from Vectone. Since then I can only make and receive phone calls, but can't send or receive SMS text messages. After trying all the guides I could find on the websi...

xYorYx by SMARTY Pioneer
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Resolved! [Network Issues] Service Update

  We are aware that a small number of customers may be experiencing issues with our network this morning. Our engineers are working hard to fix this as soon as possible. We are sorry if you've been impacted by this, please check back here for update...

YulianK by SMARTY Community Manager
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Area congested, Engineers aware and trying to fix

New SMARTY customer, not a good start at all with awful 4g speeds Ported over my number today 4th December, put the Smarty sim in, first thing i noticed was only showing 4G when my previous network I would be on 4G +. So i did a speed test got, 7.91 ...

[UPDATE] Coverage Checker and Network Status Checker

    We have some exciting news for you! SMARTY has gone LIVE with our new and improved Coverage Checker and Network Status Checker.  How Can You Explore the New Coverage Checker? Simply head over to and click on the Coverage Checker Cov...

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YulianK by SMARTY Community Manager
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Resolved! [Main Thread] Premium rate / short code text messages

Hi I gather from a few other posts that these are not possible at the moment! I found this in some information blurb from SMARTY -  " At some point you'll be able to send other kinds of messages which will be chargeable. This will include premium-rat...

Resolved! Messages only being sent on old number after porting

Hi,Bit of a random problem here. son joined Smarty in October from Three. I ported my number across and didn’t really have any problems. I’ve been SMS’ing my wife yesterday as her signal jibbed and we noticed that my messages were coming out of a ran...

4G and 5G down

Mast repairs ongoing. Is this normal ? The network shouldn't be down for this long. Literally first day activation, same on day 2! 

Number not recognized.

Hello,I have called today to request my voicemail to be turned off and the minute I have confirmed to customer services my number when they ask me if thats the number I want to switch my voicemail off from, my connection completly switched off. And w...

Poor network coverage (network status) - new joiner

Hi - I've recently joined Smarty with multiple devices (for myself and family members). I live in the centre of a large city and have always had good phone reception from other providers (PlusNet, GiffGaff, Lebara). However, since joining Smarty I'm ...

Very poor indoor signal at home

hi everybody, overall my experience with SMARTY is quite good especially with the 5G. However, I am facing very weak or non-existent indoor signal. I have unlimited data which I intend to use at home as well, but it is so useless that I can’t even do...

Resolved! Dual SIM Phone

Hi Peeps,I recently had a motorhome with WiFi and SMARTY sim. Sold MH but kept sim card. Temporarily paused account.I have a dual SIM unlocked mobile phone. If I activate said sim card, can I use it in my Mobile phone ? Thanks 

Resolved! How do you run two SIMs off the same, original account

I have a spare SIM and would like to run it off my original account simultaneously - i.e. two different devices running off the same account at the same time. The nearest I can see is a Group SIM but that involves activating the second SIM and that i...

Resolved! Download Speed...Mbs

I have activated a new SIM from Smarty after using EE for 6 years. The reason for the change was the Unlimited Data price. WHAT A MISTAKE THAT WAS. Realising this after only 2 days. My EE Download speed is 75Mbs average.  SMARTY' Download speed is a ...

18+ Content - enabled but cannot access

SIM 1 - this is in my Android cellphoneSIM 2 - this is in my home 5G router, unlimited dataBOTH SIM 1 and 2 had their 18+ Content ENABLED on 14/6/23 after submitted my photo ID as requested by Smarty. Everything have been working fine with no issues ...

Jon2023 by SMARTY Commentator
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Resolved! Smarty keeps crashing my Santander online login

Hi Smarty is sporadically not enabling me to logon to my Santander account, it throws me out when entering my passwords etc. Sometimes I can get into the accounts screen but then it crashes when clicking on any one of my accounts. Logging into  Lloyd...

Vehicle Wifi

I have a Smarty sim in my car for the wifi hotspot. The car’s device is 3G. Smarty say they are no longer be using 3G in the near future. Does this mean the wifi in my car will no longer work after this. 

Connection issues while full signal

For background, i uses an android phone with smarty sim service. Weirdly, sometimes i will have full signal but the data seems not delivering for a few minutes. I have a app that do the IT stuff for me. The connection strength is -105dB. Which is sup...