How to activate 3G in airtel

Learn how to activate 3G and GPRS in your airtel mobile. You can easily activate 3G services in your airtel mobile in two ways. First method is by sending SMS and other method is directly calling to airtel 3G care from your mobile. Follow the same steps that are used to activate 3G to convert your old 2G GPRS to airtel 3G for faster internet experience. Following are the steps to be followed to activate 3G services in your airtel prepaid connection.

activate 3g in airtel

How to activate 3G in airtel through SMS

You can easily activate 3g in your airtel device just by sending a simple SMS in the following format to 121

SMS “3G” to 121

After sending the SMS you will receive a confirmation message from airtel for activating 3G services in your device and it will take about 15-30 minutes for activation.
Alternatively you can also call to 12134 from your airtel mobile for activating 3G services.

How to activate 2G GPRS in airtel

To activate 2G services in airtel you are required to send an SMS in the following format to the number 543210

SMS MO to 543210

How to convert airtel 2G to 3G in airtel India

To convert your Airtel 2G to 3G, Just a SMS ‘3G’ to 121 and save the setting in your mobile that you received in your mobile after sending the SMS

How to activate internet packs through USSD in airtel mobile

To select Internet packs through USSD –Dial - *1218*8#
To select data packs through USSD –Dial - *121*11#

Also check out:

Airtel APN settings
How to check 2G, 3G balance in Airtel mobile


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