The Vivo "Vivo Visit Brazil Sim" is $10.99 and includes unlimited free incoming calls and text messages in Brazil. There is no contract, no credit check. This sim requires activation and recharge to take advantage of Vivo Brazil prepaid plans.
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These are their data options:
Daily package: This is their default data plan. R$0.99 for 15 MB per calendar day. Max. speed is 500 Kbit/s. Beyond 15 MB, data traffic will be blocked.
Monthly packages with a max. speed of 5 Mbit/s:
250 MB: R$ 17.99, activation: text 250 to 1515
400 MB: R$ 23.99, activation: text 400 to 1515
600 MB: R$ 29.99, activation: text 600 to 1515
Daily packages are only charged, on days you are using data. Monthly packs auto-renew after one month, if you have enough credit. To stop, text ‘CANCELAR’ to 1515 for free. You can add more data on the monthly packages:
50 MB for R$2.99, activation: text 50 to 1515
100 MB for R$5.99, activation: text 100 to 1515
Add-ons are valid for max. 7 days or until the monthly package has run out.
Vivo is a joint venture of Portugal Telecom and the Telefonica group for the mobile market in Brazil. Vivo is the foremost mobile operator in the South Hemisphere with the largest market share and around 50 million users. Anatel (Brazilian Telecommunications Regulator Agency) rated Vivo the mobile telecommunication company that provides the highest quality of service. Vivo prides itself on offering a leading portfolio of services and enjoys strong relationships with its customers. Vivo has become the first mobile operator in Latin America to have an uplink of up to 5.8Mbps. Vivo Subscribers enjoy a richer communication and multimedia experience with next-generation mobile broadband services, including high-speed mobile internet, TV and video and music.
To place a local call in Brazil:
Simply dial the phone number you wish to call (usually with 8 or 9 digits).
To place an long distance call from Brazil: Dial +55 + city code + phone number. For example - to call 2111-1000 from São Paulo just dial +55 21 2111 1000
To place a call from Brazil to the USA: Dial +1 + (area code) + phone number. For example - to call MRSIMCARD, dial +1 703-9532272
You should be able to use everything as soon as you pop in your Vivo Brazil sim card and subscribe to data service. If you find a particular feature that is not working we have provided the steps and settings you can enter manually.
Tethering is not allowed.
If you are using iPhone/iPad then you need the APN only - zap.vivo.com.br.
To place a call outside of Brazil you must dial „00“ followed by the country code.
The format is: 00 + COUNTRY CODE + AREA CODE + NUMBER
For example, to dial mrsimcard in Washington DC, you would enter 001 (703) 953-2272
The Brazil sim comes without a mobile number assigned. The mobile number is assigned upon arrival in Brazil when you first power up your phone. Follow the onscreen messages to select a mobile number. Once complete you will receive an sms with the mobile number and sim card number. You should then register the sim to allow access to carrier plans and promotions. .. We have an activation guide here.
Simply dial any number and a voice recording will prompt you to enter your activation code (CPF). Dial it into your keypad and press the hash symbol. If you are a visitor from overseas, you probably do not have a CPF. Dial *144 or 1056 and press send. You’ll be connected with a Vivo representative who will transfer you to someone who speaks English. They will get your line registered and off you go.
Vivo: 1058 from your phone or 0800 775 12 12 if dialing from a telephone in Brazil
Alternatively, dial *144# from your handset, press ok/send/yes two times, enter the activation code (CPF), and press ok/send/yes.
But I don't have a CPF - A CPF number is called a Cadastro de Pessoa Física or translated “Registration of a Physical Person”. It is not necessary to have a CPF to get cellular service in Brazil... Call 1058 and they will take your Passport number to complete registration, and away you go.
The main emergency number is 190 (military police), they can put you in touch with the appropriate authorities for any situation.
100: Human Rights Secretariat
128: standard emergency number in Mercosul (in Brazil, redirects to 190)
190: military police
191: Federal highway patrol
194: federal police
197: civil police
198: state highway patrol
199: civil defense
1. Order Sim and advise us your arrival date Brazil.
2. Arrive Brazil. Insert the sim. Power cycle the the phone.
3. Dial 1058 and speak to a rep to register the line. See here for the activation procedure.
4. Topup your line at mrsimrefill.com to begin use
5. Set the APN "zap.vivo.com.br" per the enclosed instructions.
It is very easy to check your Vivo Brazil credit. You can do this by dialing *222# .Within moments, you will receive a message stating your current balance. You can also send a text to 222 that says SAL – you will receive a SMS message with your balance.
Vivo Customer Service is available at *144 from the phone or +55 11 2847-6144 from a landline.
Sao Paulo - SP - +5511-2226-0664
Salvador - BA - +5571-3322-7155
Fortaleza - CE - +5585-3101-2488
Recife -PE - +5581-3322-4088
Florianópolis - SC - +5548-3228-3886
Rio de Janeiro - +5521-2332-2885
Emergency - 199
Police - 190
Fire - 193
Ambulance - 192
Contact MRSIMCARD Customer Care at +1-703-953-2272 or +61.2801.55590 or +44.7700304300 from your wireless phone.
You can also send an email to Sim Support.
Send an SMS or WHATSAPP to +1-703-953-4567
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