Convert Idea 2G sim Card to 3G sim

Idea launched its 3G services in India to offer exciting features such as Faster Internet, Video Calling, HD Gaming etc. Now you can convert your 2G Sim card to 3G. Just follow the steps given here to activate 3G.

Call Idea customer care to know more about 3G tariff plans and latest offers.

Check your handset compatibility with 3G service by sending SMS CHECK to 12345. (Toll FREE)

To Convert 2G to 3G…

Send SMS ACT3G to 12345

You will get confirmation message.

After some time you can enjoy 3G network and service from Idea

To know more about 3G offers and discounts, dial *147# (Toll Free)

Basic Settings

Go to Network Mode options on your handset.

Select 2G /3G connectivity option.

For FREE Demo of 3G service, visit your nearest Idea Store.

72 thoughts on “Convert Idea 2G sim Card to 3G sim

  1. sir/mam
    in dehradun i do not find the network when i opted for 3g mode in my mobile..

  2. I want Convert my Idea 2G sim Card to 3G sim.

  3. how i can Convert my Idea 2G sim Card to 3G sim.
    plz tell.

  4. udayakumar says:

    please confirm me ,can convert idea 2G net setter to 3G net setter

  5. Please tell me If I have a 2g sim of cost 70 Rs. I had to work with my micromax 3g (7.2mbps) netsetter. What is more expencive for me to get new 3g sim and 1st recharge or convert 2g to 3g and 1st recharge. Please tell me

  6. hello i hv 3g net seter of idea but 3g plans are more costly, so can i use 2g sim of idea in 3g modem ?

  7. My mobile model nokia 5230 touch screen is 3G enabled ya nahi. Bathayiye.

  8. how i can convert idea 2g sim into 3g sim

  9. idea 3g has best network………..

  10. i used idea 3G and its work really fast.i also see t.v. on my nokia 5230. 3G network is full in RISHIKESH.

  11. akash rai says:

    sir! i want convert my netsutter sim 3g to 2g.bec 3g plan is more tell me how to convert my netsutter to 2g.

  12. Darshan Malu says:

    When will Idea 3g launch in Sangli,maharashtra…plz reply as soon as possible so that if it takes a long period i can rathar port it to BSNL 3G

  13. Please tell me how to check the remaining usage data on idea 2g sim ????????

  14. Prafull patil says:

    idea to 3g convert live video


  16. How i can convert idea 2g sim into 3g sim ?

  17. T.NAGESWARA RAO says:

    How i can convert idea 2g sim into 3g sim ? IN HYDERABAD

  18. sir
    i live in village ( Jattu Lohari Dist.-Bhiwani and state Haryana )
    hamare village me 3g kab tak aajaye gi

  19. i have taken idea net setter recently its speed is 236.8 can i speed up my net…plz tel me which options i have to choose on my pc.

    • Pragnesh Patel says:

      First you can check you 3g network. your sim card convert in 3g card by send sms from your mobile ACT3G send 12345 and than try again…..

  20. my mobile nokia 5233,3g enebld pls confirm me.

  21. vijay kumar says:

    pls convert 2G from3G

  22. i want recharge voucherge plane of idea 3G

  23. can anyone help me to adopt 3g services

  24. gohel viren says:

    i also have idea 2g i want to convert my 2g sim into 3g can anyone help me please
    if you want to help me please chat with me
    my email is (

  25. Pls suggest how to convert 2g to 3g says:

    pls reply on my mail id

  26. Pls suggest how to convert 2g to 3g

  27. syed zulfi says:

    i want to know that can i use idea 2g data plans in 3g sim? If yes then how much speed can i get???

  28. prasanth kumar says:

    wthr youtube works clerly in 3G

  29. Prasanth Kumar S says:

    first i use Nokia2310 it has 2G .when i changed to galaxy y sent SMS to 12345 tey sent me that U are using pls help me out how to change my mobile to galaxy y

  30. idea net setter speed 2.1kbps
    i m not work proparli i m very said……………..

    bahut hi bekar hai me bahut paresan ho rha hu ise le ke idea bhut bekar sarvice de raha hai…………

  31. sir when launch 3g in wayanad dist

  32. Pragnesh Patel says:

    we have no 3g coverage in my village DETROJ (Taluka Place).
    DIST : AHMEDABAD (rural)
    STD CODE . 02715
    PIN CODE. 382120
    Please Provide a 3g network immidiately.

  33. hello sir

    some site are not opening in your network pls check

  34. ankur joshi says:

    idea rocksss!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  35. mine is idea 2g .. if i move to idea 3g.. will my plans get change ??

  36. it is nise at 3G

  37. karthikeyan says:

    I already sent msg lik ACT3G to12345 bt I got a replay tht I have given a wrong word,,,
    thr is any other option available to change my sim into 3G??????

  38. sriyok mukherjee says:

    i hav idea 2g….an i convert the sim to 3g….but i cant get the network of idea 3g dt mean umts network….from my micromax dongel… can ne one help me…
    i am from w.b siliguri

  39. Vijay Bhardwaj says:

    How can i convert idea 3G to 2g
    any one can help me ????

  40. Rishabh saxena says:

    3g is so esey downloading and oprate

  41. Dhondup Dorjee says:

    Recently i bought a new mobile (nokia lumia 610).Though it has four months 3G offer. Yet it couldn’t work. Last night i had recharged once again idea 3G. i got problem that is could not play youtube.

  42. Harpreet singh says:

    tell me the procedure to buy the new idea 3 g sim or should i buy 2g then convert it in 3g………which will be the best?

  43. I have idea 2G sim and I want to convert it to 3G……..OK fine……..

    But if later I wish to discontinue 3G and want to get back to 2G then can I do so?

    I just want to use 3G on trail basis on my phone and if it clicks and works well, I will better purchase a 3G Netsetter

  44. Can a 2g sim which is coverted 3g sim watch a youtube online videos. Pls help me an email me at

  45. SANGAM KUMAR says:

    im using idea mobile sim card in Airtel 3g dongle. i want to upgrade idea sim from 2g to 3g, how can i do that? please tell me the procedure for that if u know. im very thankful if u answer my problem,

    thank you

  46. raghvendra dwivedi says:


  47. nadim sisodia says:

    I have sent umteen times act 3g msg to 12345 but I have yet not received 3g service in my mobile also I hv tolk to customers care still my sim not converted to3g .idea network really when I try to call customer care services I listen to all the Bakwas from automated answering machine and den dey disconnect me from my call .idea suck sucks sucks


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