How to Activate DITO Sim Card (2024 Step-by-Step Guide)

How to Activate DITO Sim Card (2024 Step-by-Step Guide)

Discover how to activate your DITO SIM Card and join the 14 million subscribers of the rapidly growing telecom company in the Philippines.

(UPDATED) DITO Telecommunity entered the Philippine telecommunications industry in March 2021, becoming the country's third major telecommunications player. 

The telecom provider promises to deliver reliable and affordable telecommunication services, including high-speed internet and unlimited calls and texts. Its affordable plans and competitive services have quickly gained popularity among Filipinos, especially those looking for an alternative to the country's two dominant telecom companies.

If you've recently purchased a DITO sim card, activating it is necessary to start using its services. Activating your DITO sim card will give you access to DITO's fast and reliable 4G LTE network, allowing you to enjoy high-speed internet browsing, streaming, and downloading. 

To activate your DITO sim card, you just need to register it and prepare the necessary requirements, such as your valid ID and a front-facing photo or selfie. Once you've prepared these, you can activate your sim card using the DITO mobile app or DITO's website. 

The activation process is quick and easy, and you can use your DITO sim card in no time.

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How to activate your DITO SIM Card?

As previously mentioned, you can only activate your DITO SIM card once you have successfully registered it. There are two ways to activate your DITO SIM card: via the DITO mobile app or via DITO's website. Either way, you will be prompted to input your personal information and upload a photo of a valid ID and a selfie.

Here's how to activate your SIM card:

Step 1 - Insert your DITO SIM card into your mobile device

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To start using your DITO SIM card, insert it into your mobile device. After inserting, activate the SIM by registering at or through the DITO app.

After purchasing your DITO SIM card, the first step is to insert it into your mobile device. Make sure that your mobile device is turned off before inserting the SIM card. Once inserted, you will receive an SMS message from DITO which will instruct you to activate your SIM card by registering it either at or by downloading the DITO app.

Step 2 - Download the DITO mobile app or visit the DITO website

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To proceed with your DITO SIM card activation, download the app from App Store or Google Play, or visit the DITO website on your computer.

To activate your DITO SIM card, you need to download the DITO mobile app or visit the DITO website. The DITO mobile app is available for download on the App Store and Google Play Store. If you prefer to activate your SIM card on your computer, you can visit the DITO website.

Step 3 - Select your registration type and enter your phone number 

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Choose from these registration types and enter your phone number. You will then receive an OTP for verification.

After downloading the DITO mobile app or visiting the DITO website, select your registration type. You can choose from the following options: Filipino Individual, Filipino Minor, Foreigner with Tourist VISA, Foreigners holding a non-tourist VISA, and Juridical Entity.

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Enter your phone number to receive an OTP via SMS. Use the OTP to confirm your phone number by entering it in the designated field and clicking "Submit."

After selecting your registration type, enter your phone number and click the"Verify" button. You will receive an OTP or One-Time Password on your phone number. Enter the OTP in the required field and click the "Submit" button to verify your phone number.

Step 4 - Upload your ID and selfie, and complete the registration form

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You must upload or capture a photo of your valid government-issued ID along with a selfie.

After verifying your phone number, you must upload your ID and selfie to complete the registration process with DITO. DITO accepts the following valid IDs: Philippine Passport, Driver's License, PRC ID, SSS ID, UMID, Voter's ID, and Philhealth ID.

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Once you upload your valid ID and selfie, complete the registration form.

When taking a photo of your ID and selfie, ensure that the photo is clear and well-lit. It's important that the details on your ID are readable and that your face is clearly visible. After uploading your ID and selfie, complete the registration form with your personal information. 

You must tick the corresponding boxes to agree that you comply with the SIM Registration Act and DITO's Data Privacy Statement. Afterward, click the "Register" button to proceed.

Step 5 - Your DITO SIM card is now activated and ready to use

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Your SIM card is now fully activated after completing the registration process.

Congrats! – you have completed all the steps, and your DITO SIM card is now activated. You will receive a confirmation message on the app, as well as an SMS. You can now enjoy DITO's affordable plans and competitive services on your mobile device.

Make that you keep your SIM card and account secure by setting a PIN or password and not sharing your login credentials with anyone else.

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Tips before activating your DITO SIM card:

Before activating your DITO sim card, make sure to prepare the necessary requirements. You'll need a valid ID, such as a driver's license or passport. You should also check if your phone is compatible with DITO's network. 

DITO uses the 4G LTE network, so make sure that your phone supports this technology. If you're not sure, you can check with your phone manufacturer or visit DITO's website for more information. Lastly, make sure to purchase a DITO sim card from any authorized DITO store or retailer.


Activating your DITO SIM card is quick and won't take up much of your time. Once activated, you can enjoy DITO's affordable plans and competitive services. We hope this easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide and useful tips will help you maximize the use of your DITO SIM card and stay connected with your loved ones.

We recommend downloading the DITO app to make the most out of your DITO SIM card. It provides a convenient way to manage your account, track your usage, and avail yourself of exclusive promos and discounts.

If you encounter any issues or have questions, DITO's customer service team is always ready to assist you. You can reach them through various channels, such as the DITO website, social media accounts, or hotline. —iTacloban/AJ Yes/RDV

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