Lost or stolen device

If your device has been lost or stolen, we're available 24 hours a day to help. We can block your device, and send you a new sim with your existing number. If your device has been stolen, you need to let us and the police know within 24 hours. If it's been lost, just let us know within 24 hours. We'll then cap your liability for calls and data to £100, in case there is any unauthorised use of your device.

If you're a Pay Monthly customer, call us on:
0344 809 0202, or +44 7860 980 202 if you're abroad.

If you're a Pay As You Go customer you'll need to call:
0344 809 0222 or +44 7860 980 202 if you're abroad.

If you're a business customer, call:
0800 977 7337 or +44 7860 980 202 if you're abroad.

If you have phone insurance, we'll also help you make a claim and replace your mobile.

Making a claim

If you're making an insurance claim, we'll transfer you directly to O2 Insure, who will process your claim. You'll also need at least one of the following:

  1. A crime reference number from the police.
  2. A loss reference number from the police or a relevant authority (e.g. Transport for London).
  3. The name of the police station where you reported your phone lost/stolen, and the name and badge number of the officer you spoke to.

Contacting us

Once you have this info, you can get in touch straight away using Live Chat, or on the numbers above.

Replace your phone

If you’re counting your pennies but need a replacement, you could get one of our Perfectly fine phones. They’re second-hand and have been a bit more loved, but are still working well.

  • Theres no cracks on the screen
  • They might have superficial scratches on the back, sides and screen
  • There will be no more than five deep scratches or chips up to 2mm in length
  • All data has been security wiped

They’re available over the phone for existing customers. Give us a call on 202 from an O2 mobile, or 0344 8090202 from a landline which is charged at the standard UK rate.

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