Can you activate a used TracFone?

Can you activate a used TracFone?

Many TracFone users sell their old TracFones. If you purchase a used TracFone without an active phone number, you can activate the phone online or by calling customer service.

Are TracFones being discontinued?

Tracfones, flip phones, Jitterbugs and even older-style smartphones will no longer be able to make calls once the networks are taken down, Davidson said. …

Why is my data not working TracFone?

If you are having some issues with the data connection not working on your phone, you might be running outdated firmware. Check for software updates in the settings of your phone and if there is an update recommended by the manufacturers, you need to download and install that update on your phone to make it work.

Can you reactivate an old TracFone?

Can I Activate / Reactivate my phone online? Yes, simply go to our website at and select “ACTIVATE” from the options provided. When Reactivating your TracFone, you will only need to add Airtime if the Service End Date has expired.

How do you tell if your TracFone is activated?

Call your TracFone from a landline telephone (your home phone or pay phone). If the TracFone rings, it means that it is Active and ready for use.

Can I use my old SIM card in my new TracFone?

TracFones are prepaid phones that offer pay-as-you-go freedom without a contract. If you want to buy a new TracFone, you can replace the SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card with the SIM card from your previous phone, and this will allow you to transfer all of your contacts, messages, etc. to your new TracFone.

Why is TracFone making me upgrade my phone?

Our carrier partner is making network changes in order to improve your overall service. These changes will prevent your current phone from working. In order to avoid a loss of service, you will need to upgrade your phone.

What network is TracFone using?

Verizon network
There are 13 million TracFone customers who use the Verizon network. This means 8 million customers would have to transition to the Verizon network and use a Verizon compatible device. TracFone has historically had agreements with four major carriers to run its network (Verizon, AT, T-Mobile, and Sprint).

What can you do with old TracFones?

Recycle your phone instead of throwing it in the trash and having it end up in a landfill. Drop off your unwanted cellphone at an electronics recycling facility. Drop-off boxes can typically be found in office supply stores and home improvement stores. Most cellphone stores also have drop-off boxes for unwanted phones.

How do I reactivate my old SIM card?

Contact your wireless provider to activate your SIM card. Certain phone companies will not reactivate old SIM cards and will instead send out a new SIM card to go along with your new account.