Septembre 2021 —

EE sim: top up credit and data in 1mn!

Have you recently moved to the UK or are just passing a couple of days there? You might want to consider getting a local phone number. Here’s the EE sim offer, brought to you by EE mobile

If you already have a phone, then a sim card is just what you need. EE offers two types of sim card plans: the Pay Monthly sim card and the Pay as you go sim. 

In this article, we’ll detail the offers, show you how you can activate and top up your EE sim card. We hope you’ll find the reading useful!

EE presentation

EE sim: top up your phone
EE sim

EE is a British mobile network operator and internet provider, part of EE limited. Formerly known as Everything Everywhere, the operator was launched in 2010, as part of a joint venture between Deutsche Telekom and France Télécom. EE was bought by the BT Group in January 2016 and became part of BT's consumer division in April 2018.

EE provides mobile and fixed-line telephony as well as broadband internet and digital television, their services reaching almost the totality of the population in the United Kingdom. EE was the first company to launch 4G services in 2012 and 5G in 2019. They are the pioneers in 5G services across the UK, 5G speed being available in more than 125 cities and large towns. The company prides itself on being UK’s number one network provider. 

Let’s take a closer look at one of their main products: EE sim deals! 

What are the EE sim deals?

As mentioned above, there are two types of EE sim deals: Pay Monthly sim and Pay as you go sim. Here are a few details regarding both offers. 

The Pay Monthly sim works like a subscription. You can choose a contract length of 12 or 24 months. Here are the detailed plans EE provides on these deals.

The Pay Monthly sim with a 12 months contract comes with three sim deals: 

Pay Monthly sim 12 months contract

Complete table: price, data plan and options

PriceData PlanUnlimited texts and callsShare DataSmart Benefits
£13250MB (4G) X
£16 1GB (4G)X
£193GB (4G)X

The Pay Monthly sim deals with a 24 months contract come with more advantages. Here are a couple of detailed plans so you can decide which one suits your needs best.

Pay Monthly sim 24 months contract

Complete table: price, data plan and options

CostData PlanUnlimited texts and callsShare DataSmart Benefit
£20120GB (5G) X
£25 200GB (5G)1
£41Unlimited (5G)3

Smart Benefits are bonuses that you can choose from, in order to make your EE sim deal even more interesting. The benefits are free subscriptions to Apple Music, BT Sport or you can also choose between the Video Data Pass and the Roam Further deal. All these benefits are individually worth up to £10/ month. 

Let’s take a look at the Pay as you go sim deals. As opposed to the Pay Monthly sim deals, on Pay as you go you do not have a contract length. Pay as you go plans last 30 days and are automatically renewed at the end of month, however, you can stop this at any time. Here are the details on the Pay as you go sim deals:

Pay as you go sim deals

Complete table: cost, data plan, texts and minutes

CostData PlanTextsMinutes
£10 Pack4GB Unlimited100
£15 Pack8GBUnlimitedUnlimited
£20 Pack15GBUnlimitedUnlimited
£30 Pack60GBUnlimitedUnlimited

Both EE sim deals come with free sim cards. All you have to do is input your details (name, email, address) and your free sim card will be delivered to you in two days. 

EE sim: how can I activate my sim?

If you decided on a sim plan and received your sim card, then all you have to do is activate it! Follow these easy steps to enjoy your EE phone number in just a couple of minutes: 

  • pop-in the Sim card into your device. 
  • enter a phone number on which you can receive your PIN code
  • enter the PIN in your phone containing the new EE sim card
  • wait for a signal and the EE symbol to appear on your screen

Done! As you can see, the process only takes a few minutes.

How can I top up my EE sim card?

Your EE SIM card needs a top-up but you don’t yet know how to proceed? We’ll explain everything, step-by-step so that you can easily top-up your mobile and stay connected with your friends and family.

Don’t forget that you can also use Monisnap (ex Allo), a similar service, to top up your EE phone number!  

If you choose to pass through the EE platform, know that you can top-up your phone number online, by text, by phone or in a shop. You can also top up someone else's phone online. Find the option that suits you best just below: 

Top-up your EE sim card online: 

  • sign-in to your My EE account (see how in the section below)
  • go to Menu > Top-up 
  • Choose the offer that fits your needs 

Top-up a mobile by text. Text 150 from your EE mobile and follow these instructions:

  • the letters CR
  • the last four digits of your registered credit or debit card number
  • the amount you want to top up (between £5 and £95)
  • make sure you include spaces between the digits 

You will be notified by text when the top-up has been credited to your mobile. 

Note: in order to use this means of top-up, you will first need to register a credit/debit card on your My EE online account. 

Top-up your EE sim card by phone: 

  • call 150 from your EE phone number 
  • choose Top Up and follow the instructions 

Top-up a friend’s EE mobile: 

  • input your EE phone number 
  • input your friend’s phone number and the top-up plan you wish to purchase
  • pay by debit or credit card 
  • get notified by text

As you can see, there are plenty of ways in which you can top-up an EE sim card. Choose the one that’s right for you!

Top up in 1mn with Monisnap (ex Allo)

EE sim: rates
EE sim

Do you want to top up a friend’s phone number in just one minute? Use Monisnap (ex allo)! 

You can purchase mobile top-ups for call credit or mobile data at the exact same fares that you find on EE. 

Here’s how it works: 

  • choose the mobile and the amount you wish to top-up 
  • pay securely on our platform using your Visa or Mastercard 
  • enjoy your instantly credited top-up 

As a bonus, for each top-up, mobile or data, you earn one loyalty star. Four stars equal one top-up with zero fees.

Use Monisnap (ex Allo): fast, easy and secure!

📞 How can I contact the EE customer service?

Reach the EE Mobile Customer Service by phone. All numbers are available between 8am and 9pm from Monday to Friday or 8 am to 8pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Here are the numbers you can use to call them: 


  • Call 150 from your EE Mobile phone

  • Call 07953 966 250 from your EE landline 

  • Call 0800 079 8586 if you are using a provider other than EE Mobile 

🌍 In which countries is EE mobile available?

EE mobile is only present in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. You can only enjoy the offers of EE mobile there, however,with international roaming plans, you'll be able to call and text abroad without charges.

🚀 Can I top up my phone abroad?

Prepaid plans can be recharged from anywhere as you've got your phone number or your My EE account with you. With Monisnap (ex Allo), you can also top up your phone from anywhere.

🧭 Can I find the same EE mobile top-up plans on Monisnap (ex Allo) as on their website?

Exactly! With Monisnap (ex Allo), all the EE mobile prepaid plans, and more than 600 network operator's prepaid plans are available! You can visit our website to discover the offers: clear and easy to understand.


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