Do I have to activate my SIM card when I receive it? Admin April 28, 2020 11:30 Updated Follow No, go ahead and insert the SIM card into your device and it will be activated within 2 hours. Related articles When will port-in take place? How do I reschedule my SIM card delivery? What is my billing cycle? When can I terminate my line? What happens when I terminate/port-out my main line or free buddy SIM? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.