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How To Change The Mobile Number On Your Emirates ID

Changing the mobile number associated with your Emirates ID doesn’t have to be a hassle. This quick guide will show you how to do so.

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Thanks to the Emirates ID it’s easy to get access to UAE government services, vote in the elections of Federal National Council, or register an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine. But what if your Emirates ID is associated with a mobile number you no longer use? In that case, just follow these 3 simple steps in order to change the mobile number on your Emirates ID.

Step 1: Go To The ICA Smart Services Page

To get started, you need to follow this link to visit the ICA Smart Services page.

The page allows UAE citizens and residents to amend their mobile phone number registered in the systems of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship.

Step 2: Enter Required Information

Once you’re there, you will be asked to provide certain required identification information, including your current nationality, file number (mentioned on your VISA), passport number, name, date of birth, last entry date (the date stamped on your passport), and email address.

When you fill in all the fields, another form will appear, asking you to type in your mobile phone number and giving you the opportunity to enter a new one.

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Step 3: Review Your Application & Pay The Fee

Before you submit your application, you’ll be given an opportunity to double check it, and we highly recommend you carefully review all information to avoid issues and slowdowns during processing.

Finally, you need to pay the fee for changing the mobile number linked to your Emirates ID. At the time of writing this article, the fee is AED 52.10 ($15 USD). An invoice with payment instructions will arrive to the email address you’ve entered in Step 1.

Assuming you’ve made no mistakes, your phone number should be updated in a week or so. To see if an update has been made, go to the ID Card Status page and enter your PRAN (application number) or IDN number.

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How To Change Your Etisalat Wi-Fi Password

If you’re new to the United Arab Emirates, or recently subscribed to Etisalat’s home Internet service, this step-by-step guide will show you how to change your Etisalat Wi-Fi password.

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Etisalat-branded Wi-Fi routers can be found in homes and commercial buildings across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and other countries in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.

If you rely on an Etisalat router for wirelessly connecting to the internet, then it’s a good idea to change the default Wi-Fi password. You should also change it if you suspect that someone you don’t trust might have it or as a way how to quickly and easily disconnect all connected devices.

Regardless of what your reasons for wanting to change your Etisalat Wi-Fi password are, all you need to do is follow the steps below.

Prerequisites

To successfully change your Etisalat Wi-Fi password, you need to meet the following prerequisites:

  • The computer you’ll use to change the password must be connected to your Etisalat router using an Ethernet cable.
  • You need to know the router’s IP address and the admin username and password. This information should be printed on a sticker located somewhere on the router itself.

Steps For Changing Your Etisalat Wi-Fi Password

  1. Open a web browser on the computer that’s connected to your Etisalat router using an Ethernet cable.
  2. Type the following IP address in the URL bar and hit “Enter” on your keyboard: 192.168.1.1
  3. Log in with the admin username and password (the default admin/admin combination usually works).
  4. Click the “Advanced” button to see all available settings.
  5. Select the “Wireless” category from the left pane.
  6. Go to “wlan2” (2.4GHz) and then “Security”.
  7. Use the “Pre-Shared Key” (PSK) field to change your Wi-Fi password.
  8. Click “Apply Changes” to restart your wireless network and force all connected devices to reconnect using the new password.

Also Read: How To Check Your Postpaid Balance In Etisalat

Make sure the new password is at least 8 characters long and sufficiently complex. Ideally, you want it to include lowercase and uppercase characters, numbers, and special symbols. If you find random passwords difficult to remember, then you can also use a very long passphrase consisting of multiple randomly selected words, or a password manager to help you remember it in the future.

Should anything go wrong as a result of the password change, you can restart your Etisalat router to its factory settings by pressing and holding the physical reset button for 10-15 seconds (until the router’s LED indicator lights start flashing).

Alternatively, you can get in touch with Etisalat directly via phone and have their customer support agents help guide you through the process of changing your password.

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