Everything To Need To Know About Fancy & VIP Numbers

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Ever thought of getting a customized, premium number? Well, if you aren’t sure what fancy mobile numbers are and where to get them, we have got you covered. Explore everything you need to know about Fancy and VIP mobile numbers in this comprehensive guide!

What is A Fancy Mobile Number?

A Fancy number mobile is actually not the same as a VIP number. A Fancy number is a number which, even backwards, is in sequence, for example, 987-4545-789. These numbers are primarily used by an official function or official people so that it is easy to remember by people. Some service providers term getting a fancy number as ‘Choose Your Own Number’ (CYN).

What Is A VIP Mobile Number?

If you are thinking you have to be a celebrity or a very important person to have a VIP number then we have news for you. No, VIP numbers are not just for VIP’s; an ordinary person can also get an exclusive VIP number. A VIP number is a customized mobile number having just one digit, for example, 9, 1, or 0 in a sequence. These could be using any of the digits five or more times in a row or using numbers like ‘123’ a couple of times in a series. These are also called exclusive VIP numbers.

If a number has '786' twice in succession, that makes it an exclusive VIP number.

How To Get Fancy Mobile Number?

Everybody is looking for a fancy number or an easy-to-remember VIP number. Some people like including their birth year or their lucky numbers for propitious reasons. Some just want to get a VIP number because it is unique and sets you apart as it sounds different from most numbers.

Getting a unique VIP number is difficult. As VIP numbers are in a sequence, they are created in a lot. The succession of numbers from 99999-99999 to 91111-91111 is created as a batch. The VIP numbers will be published in the open market. Sellers pick most VIP numbers in the market rather than actual customers. Some VIP numbers get auctioned later at a higher price.

You can also purchase these numbers in bulk if you are booking through agencies, but you will have to pay extra money for it. You can also contact your nearest service centre or your network provider and ask them if they have any available VIP or Fancy numbers.

How To Get A VIP Mobile Number Online?

Since the past decade, the digital world has been booming. All our transactions are taking place online. So, it comes as no surprise that you can now buy a distinctive VIP number or a fancy number online! Before telling you how to achieve this, you should be aware of all the fake sites selling VIP or Fancy numbers online. To avoid getting scammed, you should screen the necessary details and have the seller call you from the said number to ensure it is genuine.

You can find many verified websites dedicated to reselling or selling VIP and fancy numbers. These websites have a table of numbers for you to choose from, and after selecting the amount, you can proceed towards online payment.

  • Once the payment transaction is complete, the seller will send you a Unique Portal Code (UPC) for the selected number and an invoice.
  • After receiving the UPC, you will have to go to your service provider's customer care centre.
  • Show them the code and your documents to obtain your SIM card.
  • Like any SIM Card, it should take about three days for activation. The price of basic VIP and fancy numbers can start from Rs.1000 and go up to lakhs of rupees for exclusive VIP numbers.
  • If you don’t wish to buy a VIP or a fancy number from websites or dealers, you can purchase it from your own network providers. Below is the detailed method to buy an Airtel, Vodafone/VI, Jio, and BSNL VIP/fancy number.

Steps To Get An Airtel VIP Number!

Airtel doesn’t provide an option for booking a fancy number on their website. The best option is to go to your nearest Airtel store.

  1. You can choose from their existing list of VIP/Fancy numbers.
  2. You have to pay a specific price for the fancy number. Once you pay the amount, they will provide you with UPC.
  3. You will need to show particular documents to the concerned person, and then they will port the fancy number to your existing SIM card or give you a new one.
  4. You can also directly walk into the nearest store if you don’t want to go by the online method.
  5. If you want to book a fancy number through an agency, they might charge you anywhere between Rs.1000 to Rs.2000 for a fancy number.

How To Get A Fancy Mobile Number Jio?

Reliance Jio does not sell VIP or fancy numbers. To book a Fancy Jio number or Jio VIP number, you will have to go through an agency or website.

  1. These sellers will provide you with a list of numbers available for purchase, and you can get a number from the list.
  2. Once you choose your number, you will get your UPC and an invoice on your mobile number you have registered from.
  3. You will have to go to the nearest Jio store and show them your UPC and specific documents, and they will port your sim card or give you a new one.
  4. The cost of getting fancy or can range anywhere from Rs. 1000 to Rs. 20000.

How To Get A Vi Fancy Mobile Number?

Vi allows you to book a fancy number on their website. Vodafone/VI customises your fancy numbers for you based on your birth date.

  1. Go to their website and scroll down.
  2. You will find an option ‘Get VIP Number.’
  3. Click on it and Select Prepaid or Postpaid.
  4. Enter your PIN code and Current mobile number.
  5. Select your VIP number from the list.
  6. Enter the address you want the number to be delivered at.
  7. Get OTP to complete the order.

Steps To Get A BSNL Fancy Mobile Number!

You can get a fancy BSNL number or a VIP BSNL number by following the steps below:

  1. Visit the official BSNL website.
  2. Select your state.
  3. You will get a list of available fancy numbers.
  4. Select the filter option by clicking on the funnel icon to help you find the number you want.
  5. Then click on ‘Reserve Number’.
  6. Enter your existing Mobile number.
  7. BSNL will send you a 7-digit pin on SMS. Please note, the Pin is valid only for 72 hours.
  8. Once you receive the PIN, go to the nearest BSNL customer care centre with the Pin and your mobile number.
  9. You will have to complete certain formalities and submit the required documents.
  10. Once the documents are verified, you will receive the number you chose.

BSNL auctions the numbers pooled to allow every individual a chance to get a fancy or a VIP number. You can participate in the auction through their website. The highest bidder will receive a fancy number or the VIP number.

Anybody participating in this auction to obtain the number should be a Citizen of India. You will be asked to submit your address/Identity proof and Income Tax return forms if you are purchasing the number for personal use. For company usage, BSNL requires the latest Income Tax Return forms and certificate of Incorporation with a copy of articles and Memorandum of Association.

Fancy Mobile Number: Frequently Asked Questions

Can I pick my mobile number?

You can buy fancy mobile number online or find any mobile number that you think is good for you by connecting with your mobile service provider directly!

Can I get a free SIM?

Several mobile service providers, like Jio, offer a free SIM card on getting their services and buying a plan. They even deliver it at your home hassle-free.

What is a UPC no?

A UPC no stands for Unique Porting Code. It is used to transfer your existing mobile number from one provider to the other.

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