Tata Docomo MNP – Port Docomo to Idea, BSNL, Airtel, Vodafone, Jio

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If you are experiencing technical or personal issues with your existing Tata Docomo number, then MNP is probably the best option for you. In this article, we have listed out steps for you in order to port Docomo to other cellular-service providers.

What is MNP or Mobile Number Portability?

MNP is the process that allows you to change your mobile network to another network while retaining your present mobile number.  Mobile Number Portability is a service available across all mobile phone networks throughout the country.

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In foreign lands, however,  ‘Recipient-Led’ porting system is used for MNP. In India, the ‘Donor-Led’ porting system is used, where the customer is required to contact the donor in order to obtain the porting code. Most countries around the globe offer MNP services for free, but in India, you need to pay a minimum fee to use this service.

Things you should know about Mobile Number Portability (MNP)

  • You can port your phone from a prepaid to a postpaid number and vice versa.
  • You need to at least use the number for 90 days from the date of activation of your number with your service provider.
  • As per the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), you can port your mobile number to any city in India.

Documents Required for getting an MNP

  • A self-attested photograph of the sim card owner
  • An ID proof along with address proof which contains the required signatures; you can give your Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Driving License, or Bank statement as an address proof in most cases.
  • A filled and signed Mobile Number Portability (MNP) form
  • A filled and signed customer agreement form
  • The number you wish to port, along with operator name and UPC code

Also see: Idea MNP Plans: How to port Idea to Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, etc.

General Steps for Porting a Number

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To get an MNP done for your mobile number, there are a set of steps that you need to follow. The steps are almost the same as how to port Docomo, irrespective of whichever service provider you belong to and/or wish to port to.

  • Send an SMS TO 1900 from your respective mobile number
  • You will get a UPC code with an expiry date
  • Apply with the same UPC code before the expiry date
  • Visit the store of the service provider and complete all formalities
  • Buy an MNP SIM card for a minimum fee
  • Meanwhile, your new provider will get the necessary information and permissions from your previous service provider
  • Then, the new service provider will fix a port time and inform you via SMS
  • Your current operator will disconnect phone services cellular services to your existing number for a few hours by sending an SMS
  • As soon as the non-service time is over, insert your MNP SIM card in your phone and your new service operator will claim your number, ending in them starting the service soon

How to port Docomo to Idea

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In order to port Docomo SIM to Idea, just follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Get your UPC (Unique Porting Code) in order to authenticate your ownership to the alternative mobile operator.
  • Send an SMS TO 1900 from your respective mobile number
  • Your service provider will send a Unique identification code of 8 digits to you
  • Once you have the code, go to the nearest retail Idea store and fill out the required forms
  • Make sure you submit the required documents, i.e. your ID and address proof. In case you have a postpaid connection, attach your latest mobile bill & last paid bill receipt as well
  • You will get an acknowledgment SMS from +1901 on or after 4 days of your request
  • You will get a confirmation from the new service provider within 3 days of receiving the acknowledgment SMS

How to port Docomo to BSNL

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In order to port Docomo SIM to BSNL, just follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Get your UPC (Unique Porting Code) in order to authenticate your ownership to the alternative mobile operator.
  • Send an SMS TO 1900 from your respective mobile number
  • Your service provider will send a Unique identification code of 8 digits to you
  • Once you have the code, go to the nearest retail BSNL store and fill out the required forms
  • Make sure you submit the required documents, i.e. your ID and address proof. In case you have a postpaid connection, attach your latest mobile bill & last paid bill receipt as well
  • You will get an acknowledgment SMS from +1901 on or after 4 days of your request
  • You will get a confirmation from the new service provider within 3 days of receiving the acknowledgment SMS

How to port Docomo to Airtel

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In order to port Docomo SIM to Airtel, just follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Get your UPC (Unique Porting Code) in order to authenticate your ownership to the alternative mobile operator.
  • Send an SMS TO 1900 from your respective mobile number
  • Your service provider will send a Unique identification code of 8 digits to you
  • Once you have the code, go to the nearest retail Airtel store and fill out the required forms
  • Make sure you submit the required documents, i.e. your ID and address proof. In case you have a postpaid connection, attach your latest mobile bill & last paid bill receipt as well
  • You will get an acknowledgment SMS from +1901 on or after 4 days of your request
  • You will get a confirmation from the new service provider within 3 days of receiving the acknowledgment SMS

How to port Docomo to Vodafone

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In order to port Docomo SIM to Vodafone, just follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Get your UPC (Unique Porting Code) in order to authenticate your ownership to the alternative mobile operator.
  • Send an SMS TO 1900 from your respective mobile number
  • Your service provider will send a Unique identification code of 8 digits to you
  • Once you have the code, go to the nearest retail Vodafone store and fill out the required forms
  • Make sure you submit the required documents, i.e. your ID and address proof. In case you have a postpaid connection, attach your latest mobile bill & last paid bill receipt as well
  • You will get an acknowledgment SMS from +1901 on or after 4 days of your request
  • You will get a confirmation from the new service provider within 3 days of receiving the acknowledgment SMS

How to port Docomo to Reliance Jio

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In order to port Docomo SIM to Reliance Jio, just follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Get your UPC (Unique Porting Code) in order to authenticate your ownership to the alternative mobile operator.
  • Send an SMS TO 1900 from your respective mobile number
  • Your service provider will send a Unique identification code of 8 digits to you
  • Once you have the code, go to the nearest retail Reliance Jio store and fill out the required forms
  • Make sure you submit the required documents, i.e. your ID and address proof. In case you have a postpaid connection, attach your latest mobile bill & last paid bill receipt as well
  • You will get an acknowledgment SMS from +1901 on or after 4 days of your request
  • You will get a confirmation from the new service provider within 3 days of receiving the acknowledgment SMS

Now that you have the required knowledge of mobile number portability, get the service provider you find best without having to change your existing phone number.

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