There are lots of ways you can keep yourself or a friend topped-up. It’s quick, easy and you’ll collect Clubcard points when you do.
First time topping-up?
If you’re a new SIM only customer, your first top-up must be made in-store. It can’t be made over the phone or online for security reasons. After that you can top-up however you’d like.
If you’ve bought a Tesco Mobile phone online you can buy top-up online or in-store.
By Tesco Mobile app
You can top-up and check your balance using our free pay as you go app.
Download it for free from
Using the app you can redeem top-up vouchers bought in store and top-up using a credit or debit card that’s already registered with us.
Top-up online for easy top-ups on the go. You can can pay with a credit card, Paypal or your UK bank details. Set up an account and you can make one-off, regular and automatic top-ups.
If you prefer, you can top-up as a guest for one-off payments. If you top-up other Tesco Mobile phones, save the numbers within your account, and making future top-ups hassle free.
To top-up with your credit or debit card
In Tesco stores
You can buy a top-up voucher from any Tesco store. The voucher is a paper receipt with a 16 digit voucher number on it.
To use a voucher,
You can also use it in the Tesco Mobile app.
You’ll receive a text message confirming the top-up: ‘Top-up successful – your new balance is £xx.xx’.
With a digital voucher from Tesco.com
With an E top-up card
Before you can use the E top-up card, you must register it to your mobile number – to do this
- text TOPUP to 28589 free from your Tesco Mobile phone.
Once you’ve registered your E top-up card you can use it to top-up at any Tesco store or in over 100,000 shops that display the green E top-up logo.
When you top-up, you’ll be given a receipt with the transaction ID. Please keep this in case there’s an issue with the top-up.
You can order an E top-up card online via My Account.
If you’ve got a No-contract SIM, you can load money onto it in any of the ways mentioned here to get your Rocket Pack of monthly bundles of data, minutes & text.
But what’s even easier than that is you can go into My Account and set up a recurring payment so your Rocket Pack will be renewed every month and you won’t have to think about loading money onto your SIM.