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Pay as you go balance

Postby jkm » Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:48 pm

May seem a stupid question but we recently bought a Siemens 645 Movistar phone and we cant work out how to check the balance of credit left.
Anybody have any ideas?

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Postby spanish hopes » Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:55 pm

It will depend upon which network you are on.

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Postby jkm » Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:59 pm

Thanks Spanish Hopes it comes up as Movistar in Spain Vodophone in the UK.


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Postby spanish hopes » Fri Mar 03, 2006 6:07 pm

That is the network which the sim finds to use, but what is the sim card? i.e. vodaphone , amena, virgin ?

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Postby jkm » Fri Mar 03, 2006 6:37 pm

spanish hopes on the sim it only has the movistar M logo on the larger card it snapped out of it has movistar telefonica tarjeta.None of the others.


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Postby jkm » Fri Mar 03, 2006 7:47 pm

Many thanks to you both.


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Postby Lorraine - Mijas » Fri Mar 03, 2006 8:31 pm

I have a movistar pay as you go and all I do is ring 333 and they send a text balance back.
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Postby spanish hopes » Fri Mar 03, 2006 8:34 pm

Cheers Lorraine you just beat me to it. :wink:

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Postby spanish_lad » Fri Mar 03, 2006 8:55 pm

Lorraine - Mijas wrote:I have a movistar pay as you go and all I do is ring 333 and they send a text balance back. Lorraine

yes but that costs money if you do it more than once a day... ;)


if you type "*133hash" you´ll get the balance for free ;)
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Postby Nikvin » Fri Mar 03, 2006 11:23 pm

can check online too at movistar's own website, and if you fill in a brief questionnaire they give you 6euros free credit

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Postby jkm » Sat Mar 04, 2006 10:55 am

Thanks all managed to get it on *133 hash from the UK now all i have got to do is work out the tariff.


Thanks again jkm

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Postby spanish_lad » Sun Mar 05, 2006 2:02 am

:) what tariff ?? the cost of a call ??
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Postby jkm » Sun Mar 05, 2006 3:15 pm

yes spanish-lad the cost of the calls i didn't expect anyone to reply to that part and was going to look on the Movistar web site.

What happened was we purchased the moble in a rush on the way back to the airport and the Movistar shop was the only one we could find.

Thanks for replying jkm

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Postby spanish_lad » Sun Mar 05, 2006 7:10 pm

what do you want ? all the tariff ? i wouldn´t recomend making calls from it to spain tho, unless you have deep pockets :lol:

hmm, so you want the "within spain" tariffs then yea ? i´ll see what i can find, although beachcomber will probably have a link ?
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Postby samizdat » Sun Mar 05, 2006 8:29 pm

when you buy the phone, they normally ask you which tariff you want. It's on the orange book you get with the instructions together with the PIN and PUK numbers.

I dont know if you can change the PAYG tariffs once initiallised. Maybe you can when you buy a major top-up from one of their shops?

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Postby spanish_lad » Sun Mar 05, 2006 10:08 pm

you can change tariffs by calling them :) i´ve been on "activa classica" for 6 years - i realise its out of date and needs changing...i can get cheaper calls on a different tariff. i think texts are all 15c tho.
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Postby spanish_lad » Mon Mar 06, 2006 12:00 pm

plus connection fees, but yeah, at a guess i´d say that sounds about right.
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Postby jkm » Mon Mar 06, 2006 12:11 pm

I think i have got it 37cents for Spanish calls 78 cents for calls to the Uk per minute.
Does that sound right?


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Postby jazper » Tue Mar 07, 2006 9:27 am

Does anyone know how to get a free balance equiry on Spanish Vodafone PAYG? It galls me to have to pay.

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Postby spanish hopes » Tue Mar 07, 2006 9:30 am

*134# should do it jazper. You will receive it by text FREE.


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