Number unused can be recycled particularly if it's not been used for over a year. You've only a right to the number as long as you use it. Once you stop using it you may lose it. Mods can investigate for you if it's possible to reactivate it.
Cookie Vodafone Community Expert (or so I'm told) and S9 owner. I don't work for Vodafone
@Bran- @cookie20 is correct but we can take a look at this for you to see if your number can be reconnected. Can you please PM your number, address & DOB?
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