You can activate 3G service on your Idea prepaid or Postpaid Sim Card. You have to follow the given steps to convert your old 2G sim card to 3G or to activate 3G service.
You must have 3G enabled handset to use Idea 3G services. First check handset compatibility with 3G services.
To check 3G compatibility of your handset, send SMS CHECK to 12345. This is toll free number.
To activate 3G services send SMS ACT3G to 12345 (toll free number).
You can dial *147# to know more about tariff plans, offers and settings.
For smooth working of 3G on your handset
Go to Network mode in your handset and select 3G & 2G connectivity option.
In Nokia Symbian Operating System, the option is “Dual”. So activate dual mode.
In Samsung Android Operating system, the option is “GSM/WCDMA”. Activate this.