Have you finally switched to DITO Network and just bought a new sim? If yes then this article will teach you how to activate, register, setup and use your DITO sim in 4 simple steps. Guaranteed it works!
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How to Activate DITO Sim
Step 1: Insert DITO sim to your mobile phone
Note: DITO has a list of compatible phones. But regardless, you could still use any smartphone even if it’s not in the list. I tried it in my iPhone X and it’s working.
Step 2: Go to your mobile phone’s Settings and choose Mobile Network. Select Access Point Name (APN)
Step 3: Tap Add then enter internet.dito.ph. Tap Save.
Note: By default, the APN is configured automatically. If it’s not, then you need to do Step 3 manually
Step 4: Turn on your mobile data and try browsing the internet. Once activated, you’ll receive a welcome SMS and email from DITO.
Note: DITO has a list of coverage areas. Make sure your area is on the list or you’ll experience connectivity problems.
How to Activate Call in DITO Sim
To activate call in your DITO sim, you only need to activate your DITO sim as outlined in the previous steps above. After this you’ll have access to mobile data, calls and SMS.
If you have problems activating call, sms or data, you should contact DITO support for help.
To call using your DITO sim, it’s pretty easy and straightforward.
Step 1: Tap the Phone app
Step 2: Access the keypad and type the mobile number that you want to call. Ex. 09123456789
Step 3: Press call
Note: Make sure that you have enough balance to make a call
How to Check DITO Load Balance
There are 2 ways to check your load with your DITO sim: via USSD code or DITO app.
Step 1: Tap the Phone app
Step 2: Access the keypad and dial *185#
Step 3: Press 1 for DITO Account
Step 4: Press 1 for Load Inquiry
Step 1: Install DITO app in your mobile phone. It’s available for Android and iOS users.
Step 2: Register your DITO number
Step 3: Once registered, you could now see your load balance.
As the third major telco player in the Philippines, DITO has ramped up efforts to get more users. They’re still not done in their infrastructure projects to support nationwide coverage. But their services are affordable and it’s pretty promising for all Filipinos.
Paul Dabuco is the author of Juan Investor. He’s passionate about investing and digital marketing. When he’s not blogging he’s either tinkering on his clients’ Facebook ads or beachbumming.
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