Travelers Mobile
How it Works
3 Simple Steps.

Step 1. Prepare to travel

Activation of SIM and Plan

Your Lycamobile USA SIM is preapaid and prefunded. All you need to do is activate the SIM to create your new USA phone number and apply the pre funding. Before you travel to the USA, you simply go to www.activationcontrol.com, enter the SIM ICCID (Found below the bar code on the SIM card.) Then enter the ZIP Code where you wany your new USA phone number. And enter. Your new phone number is displayed. Once you are in the USA, Insert your Lycamobile SIM card into your mobile phone and turn it on. Once the phone is on, dial 622 and follow the prompts to enter the Zip code where you want the phone number. Click Next and the phone number will be displayed. The SIM is now ready for service.
Your Phne service is prefunded with the amount you already purchased, once this run out if you want a refill you can purchase a refill PIN at most local stores, or online at Travelersmonile.com/us-refill

SIM Activation prepares your SIM for use and assigns a local phone number to the SIM. The ICCID from the SIM is required for activation.

 

Plan application, assigns your calling plan to the SIM.Auto_Activate
 
When you purchase your SIM and Plan, for USA and Canadian SIM you enter your travel information in the auto activation process, this will set automatic activation of your SIM and Plan for you on the morning you plan to travel.
 
You can also register after purchase by submitting the form on the Activate US Plans page, or following the manual activation instructions on the same page.

Your UK SIM is preactivated. The UK mobile phone number is printed on the packaging you received.

Your Australia SIM is preactivated. The Australian mobile phone number is printed on the packaging you received.

Keep Connected

Call_Forward

In order for family, friends and business associates to contact you while traveling, we recommend you change your voice mail message to inform people to call your new USA phone number or, if you would rather, Call Forward your phone to the new USA phone number.

 
 

Step 2. When you arrive

Install SIM Card

Arrive
Once the SIM card is inserted in your phone, the phone service will be active. You can make calls and send texts right away. To use data services you might need to configure your phone. If you do not intend to use data services then you may skip the next steps.

 

Configure your Smartphone

If you have a Smartphone you may need to configure the Access Point Name (APN) Your SIM should configure it automatically but in some older phones a manual process might be required. When you change networks, you need to change the APN setting in the settings area of your Phone.  You will need to use the APN settings for the carrier of the SIM you choose;

There is a tool provided that will change your Iphone or Android phone settings when you travel and when you return home.

Before you Travel

Bookmark the following link in your iPhone browser;

www.travelersmobile.com/iPhone

When you Travel

1. With your Travel SIM in your iPhone.
2. Select a WiFi location such as at the airport. Ensure that your WiFi settings are on.
3. Click the bookmark previously stored.
Select the carrier for your travel SIM.
5. Follow the configuration instructions to configure your iPhone for data.
Enjoy your trip, saving money!
If you do not have WiFi access for your iPhone, please select the manual configuration tab for manual APN configuration instructions.

Before you Travel

1. Install the Tweakker Universal Configuration App on your Phone by clicking the Google Play Store button.
Google Play Store

When you Travel

1. With your Travel SIM in your iPhone.
2. Select a WiFi location such as at the airport. Ensure that your WiFi settings are on.
3. Select the Universal Configuration APP
4. Select the carrier for your travel SIM.
4. Follow the configuration instructions to configure your Phone for data.

Enjoy your trip, saving money!
If you do not have WiFi access for your iPhone, please select the manual configuration tab for manual APN configuration instructions.1.

If the configuration utilities will not set the APN in your phone, or you have a different device, choose the link for your Travel SIM carrier instructions below for manually setting the APN.

Red Pocket USA
Rogers Canada
Fido Canada
Bell or Virgin Cananda
Lebara UK
Lebara Australia
TelCell Mexico

Note: If setting APN Manually, make sure you record your original APN so you can reset it on your return.

 

Step 3. On your return

Remember to change your voice mail message and turn off any call forwarding you set up when you departed.

To reconfigure your iPhone back home (This must be done on your iPhone)

Replace your Travel SIM with your home SIM. With your home SIM in your iPhone, select a WiFi location such as at the airport. Ensure that your WiFi setting is on.  Click the bookmark previously stored (www.travelersmobile.com/iPhone), and follow configuration instructions to reconfigure your iPhone for data back on your home network.

To reconfigure your Android back home

1. Replace your Travel SIM with your home SIM.
2. With your home SIM in your Phone.
3. Select the Universal Configuration APP and select your home carrier.
4. Follow the instructions to configure your Phone for data back on your home network.

To manually reconfigure your Blackberry or manually set phone back home

1. Replace your Travel SIM with your home SIM.
2. Find the APN or Network Settings in your phone setup area:
3. Replace settings with the settings your originally had before your trip.

Password Reset
Please enter your e-mail address. You will receive a new password via e-mail.