BSNL has different plans for the 2G and 3G customers, and the plans, charges and the speed of data loading varies with the plan you are activated on. The 2G plan has plans like the Rs. 98 plan where you can get 3GB of download with a validity of 1 month. With the 3G service being few folds faster than the 2G, the best plan for 3G is the Rs. 1102 plan with 10GB of data download with a validity of 1 month. For the 3G conversion, you need to have the 3G SIM of BSNL.
How to Check your BSNL Mobile PlanBefore you think about shifting your plan from 2G to 3G or vice versa, you need to make sure which plan you are running on. To check that, you need to hit the normal balance code *123# and press call, so the balance normally shows as the remaining call balance, and the name of the plan.
How to Convert from BSNL 2G to 3G Plan
- To convert from the 2G to 3G plan in your BSNL SIM, you need to send an SMS as M3G120 TO 53733. This message is usually applicable in many states, but for a few where this message and number doesn’t work, you need to call the customer care to get the exact message to send to the service.
- Once you send that SMS, you would receive an SMS for the confirmation, and here you need to reply with another message. The message you need to send, to confirm the conversion is – M3G120 Y to 53733 (for some, it can be M3G120Y to 53733)
- Once you send that message, you will receive an SMS within the next few hours (usually within 1-3 hours) to get a welcome message for the 3G service.
- In the 3G plan, you need to use the BSNL 3g settings to get the service working after you have recharged the phone with the appropriate 3G plan.
How to Convert from BSNL 3G to 2G PlanFor the conversion of 3G to 2G plan for your BSNL SIM, you need to send an SMS as M2G to 53733. Once you send that SMS, you will receive a confirmatory SMS as -
Your Request for 2G Conversion received. For prepaid Customer Conversion will be back to 2G Prepaid General Plan only.To Confirm pl. send SMS M2GY to 53733So, to confirm the conversion of 3G to 2G you need to send the sms as M2GY to 53733. In a few hours you would receive an SMS that the conversion has been finished. There is a trick using which you can get BSNL 3G using 2G SIM.