DITO Telecommunity was commercially launched on March 8, 2021, and in just three months, it has racked up to one million users. The sims can be purchased for ₱199 and come with 25GB of mobile data, unlimited texts to all networks, unlimited DITO-to-DITO calls, and 300 minutes of calls to other networks for 30 days. At present, their services are limited to certain regions like Cebu, Davao, Metro Manila, and parts of Luzon. But many seem to be finding it hard to activate their sim cards. So if you are one of them, scroll down to get the complete guide on activating your DITO sim cards!
How to Activate DITO Sim Card?
Before activating your sim, ensure that your mobile is compatible with it. If your device is not compatible, you can still use the SIM for high-speed data but you can’t make calls with it. You can follow the steps given below to activate your sim card,
Download the DITO app
Before activation of your sim, you need to install the DITO app from the Google Play Store or App Store. The app serves as the gateway for all DITO services like checking your balance, contact customer support, share data, etc.
Insert DITO Sim and turn on VoLTE
Insert the DITO sim carefully into your mobile. Switch on the mobile and proceed to setup up VoLTE through the steps given below,
Turn on mobile data.
Go to Settings and tap on Connections.
Tap on Mobile Networks.
Locate and turn on VoLTE Calls.
You can now see the VoLTE icon on the status bar.
Some devices might have VoLTE under Cellular Network, Call or Call Settings so look under these to locate VoLTE on your phone.
Change APN Settings
If you are having trouble accessing data services after turning on VoLTE, you need to change your APN settings to take care of it. Here are the steps for doing it,
Go to Settings and select Connections.
Select Mobile Networks.
Choose Access Point Names.
Click the Add button and type internet.dito.ph in the APN field. Click OK to save.
Turn on mobile data and wait for the welcome message.
Log in to the DITO app
Once VoLTE is activated, open the DITO app. Tap on Sign in with your DITO number and log in using the password provided in the welcome message. Once you’ve logged in you can use all the DITO services!
If you are having trouble activating your SIM despite following all of these steps, you can contact customer support on their hotline – 185 or drop a message on their Facebook page.
How to activate a DITO sim on Samsung?
Listed below are the steps for activating your sim on a Samsung device,
Go to settings>connections.
Tap on Mobile networks.
Tap on Access Point Names.
Select the DITO sim card.
Tap ADD to add a new APN
Fill up the following,
Name: DITO Internet
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