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How to Activate TNT Sim in 2024: 3 Ways

By May 15, 2021January 15th, 2024No Comments
How to activate TNT sim

Have you just bought a new Talk ‘N Text LTE Prepaid SIM Card?

Or do you have current plans of switching to Talk ‘N Text real soon? You’ve come to the right place!

Before you can enjoy their low-cost packages of unlimited call, text and various internet promos, you need to learn how to activate new TNT sim card.

Here are 3 Easy Ways on How to Activate TNT Sim Card:

On your purchase, you are also provided with the manual to guide you on the activation.


  1. Ensure your sim card is still active. Check first the expiry date of your newly purchased SIM card. Turn off your mobile device before inserting your new mobile sim.
  2. Go to your phone’s settings and enable mobile data.
  3. Launch your mobile browser and go to the TNT website. Type on the address bar and load the page.
  4. You will receive a welcoming message from TNT. You’re all set!

METHOD 2: ?15001 TO 214

This is the fastest and easiest way to activate your sim.

Text ?15001 and send it to 214.

You will be notified about your load balance through a text message. You will receive a welcoming message from TNT as well, indicating that your TNT sim activation has been successful.


  1. Do a balance check by texting BAL to 214. You can also dial the USSD code *123# and navigate to Balance/Services > Check Balance. You will be receiving information about your load balance and a text message that says, “Welcome to TNT!” to imply success on activation.
  2. Text UROWN and then send it to 4545.
  3. Claim your freebie by texting FBFREE to 4545. You can enjoy free Facebook access for 15 days during your first-time activation.

Enabled mobile data but still no internet connection?

If you already turned your mobile data on from your mobile settings, but still struggling to connect to the internet, make sure to use the correct TNT APN settings

 Activate your sim card’s GPRS, WAP, MMS, 3G and LTE settings.

  1. Text SET and then send it to 211. This is free of charge.
  2. Wait for the response containing the configuration settings. You will then be prompted to save your configuration settings.
  3. You may be asked to enter your PIN. Note that the default pin is 1234.


Will my TNT 4G/LTE sim work for 5G?

Yes, if you already have a 4G/LTE sim, you don’t need to buy a new sim in order to utilize 5G connections.

As long as you have a 5G phone or handset certified by Smart, it can work with the TNT 5G network.

Does TNT offer 5G promos?

Yes, TNT also offers 5G prepaid promos just like Smart Prepaid for as low as P299.

TNT is essentially a budget version of Smart, and it uses the same network to allow you to make calls, texts, and internet browsing.

For P299, P599, or P799, you can get unli 5G browsing for 1 week or 1 month.

What are the 5G promos of TNT?

TNT has three prepaid Unli 5G Data promos priced at P299, P599, and P799.

Unli 5G Data 299 is good for 7 days while Unli 5G Data 599 and Unli 5G Data 799 is valid for 30 days.

The P299 promo has 3GB Extra Data, P599 has 12GB, and P799 has 24GB.

Extra Data will be consumed if you are not connected to the 5G network so your surfing will be uninterrupted.

How do I know if my area is covered by 5G service?

Before you avail of any 5G promo, check first whether your place has 5G coverage by searching for it at

Of course, you need to be able to see the 5G signal indicator on your 5G-enabled phone to be sure that you are connected to the 5G network.

If you are not connected to 5G, you cannot utilize the unli 5G internet promos even if you have 4G/LTE signal.

Here’s the list of provinces in the Philippines with 5G coverage:


  • Albay
  • Bataan
  • Batangas
  • Benguet
  • Bulacan
  • Camarines Norte
  • Camarines Sur
  • Catanduanes
  • Cavite
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Isabela
  • La Union
  • Laguna
  • Masbate
  • NCR
  • Nueva Ecija
  • Occidental Mindoro
  • Oriental Mindoro
  • Palawan
  • Pampanga
  • Pangasinan
  • Quezon
  • Rizal
  • Romblon
  • Sorsogon
  • Tarlac
  • Zambales


  • Aklan
  • Antique
  • Bohol
  • Capiz
  • Cebu
  • Eastern Samar
  • Iloilo
  • Leyte
  • Negros Occidental
  • Negros Oriental
  • Samar (Western Samar)
  • Sorsogon
  • Southern Leyte
  • Western Samar


  • Agusan Del Norte
  • Agusan Del Sur
  • Basilan
  • Bukidnon
  • Camiguin
  • Davao De Oro
  • Davao Del Norte
  • Davao Del Sur
  • Davao Oriental
  • Lanao Del Norte
  • Maguindanao
  • Misamis Occidental
  • Misamis Oriental
  • North Cotabato
  • Sarangani
  • South Cotabato
  • Sultan Kudarat
  • Surigao Del Norte
  • Surigao Del Sur
  • Zamboanga Del Norte
  • Zamboanga Del Sur
  • Zamboanga Sibugay

You can check if your specific location is covered by checking

Is TNT 5G better than Globe 5G?

Based on publicly available data, 5G connection from Smart’s network which TNT utilizes is faster than Globe, but there are more devices connected to Globe.

At the end of the day, it will depend on your specific location but both networks are expanding their coverage for subscribers.

Can I get free TNT replacement sim at the Smart Store?

Yes, you can go to the nearest Smart Store if you want to upgrade your old sim to a new one that can accommodate 4G/LTE/5G connections.

You can still perform do-it-yourself upgrade but you will need to buy the upgrade sim from the Smart Online Store, or other retailers.

Is there a TNT postpaid promo?

Marketing-wise, TNT does not offer a postpaid plan for its users but you can apply at the Smart Store.

It would be possible to use a TNT prepaid number for a postpaid subscription through the Mobile Number Portability.

You can get a postpaid plan from either Smart or even Globe Telecom and still be able to retain your TNT mobile contact number.

How to Activate TNT Sim – Bottomline

Before we enjoy the most budget-friendly promos from TNT, you should learn how to activate the sim first. There are different and easy ways on how to activate TNT sim.

Regularly load your new sim to avoid interruptions and disconnections.

You can also download the GigaLife app from Google Play or App Store to manage your TNT account.

Its features include registration to promos, balance inquiry and purchase of mobile load and a lot more.

If you have further help and concerns, just call *888 for free.

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Jerico Saquing

Jerico Saquing

Jerico is the founder of Peso Hacks. He's also a freelance writer who specializes in topics related to finance, travel and games. In his spare time, he likes to watch anime, play mobile games and read books.

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