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How do you deactivate a TracFone?

How do you deactivate a TracFone?

How to Deactivate TracFones

  1. Contact TracFone at 800-867-7183 and follow the prompts to speak with a representative.
  2. Verify your wireless account and inform the representative of your intent to deactivate your TracFone service.
  3. Tip.

How long can a TracFone be inactive?

Tracfone reserves the right to deactivate any phone for which there is no voice, text or data usage for a period of six (6) consecutive months for Smartphones and twelve (12) consecutive months for other phones. If your Service is deactivated, your Service can be reactivated by purchasing and adding an Airtime Card.

Can a TracFone be activated online?

Can I Activate / Reactivate my phone online? Yes, simply go to our website at and select “ACTIVATE” from the options provided.

Can TracFones be unlocked?

It met the requirements to be unlocked, but because it is an old phone, it can’t be unlocked. To get the cash refund, you have to send the phone to Tracfone, and you lose any remaining airtime on the device. We also tested an LG Ultimate 2, which is an Android smartphone.

What happens when TracFone runs out of service days?

If your TracFone runs out of Airtime, you will need to add a TracFone Prepaid Wireless Airtime card to add more. The amount of minutes you use is entirely up to you. To keep your TracFone Service active, you must add Airtime before the Service End Date or the number of days left displayed on your TracFone screen.

How do I reactivate a TracFone?

How to Reactivate an Old TracFone

  1. Visit the TracFone website and click on the “Activate Phone, Add or Buy Airtime” option.
  2. Click on “Activate/Reactivate Phone.”
  3. Select the “Activate my TracFone with a new number, or Reactivate my TracFone” option.

Can you reactivate an expired TracFone?

If you have a TracFone that has expired, it is not useless. You can reactivate your phone with TracFone service and get back to making and receiving calls before you know it.

Do Minutes expire on TracFone?

Your unused minutes, text and data will not expire with active service. Service must be active and in use within any six-month period.

Why does my TracFone say no service?

When your TracFone is turned on you may receive the message “SIM card registration failed”, “Unregistered SIM”, or “No Service” because your phone has not yet been Activated. The programming information is forwarded by TracFone to the local wireless carrier to Activate your phone.

How can I tell what Carrier my TracFone is using?

If you already own the phone, one way to discover which carrier it uses is to text a message to your email address. The cellular carrier routes the message to your inbox, and you can view the message to find out which carrier it was.

How do I reactivate my TracFone SIM card?

How do you deactivate your TracFone?

TracFone mobile phones are relatively cheap, but if the device is stolen or lost, it is wise to deactivate the phone to prevent the usage of your prepaid minutes. Moreover, if you decide to switch to another phone carrier, you should deactivate your TracFone by canceling your phone service. Deactivate your TracFone by contacting customer service.

Can I unlock a TracFone?

To unlock a TracFone mobile phone, first call the TracFone customer service line on 1-800 867 7183 and request an unlock code, which you should note down for later use. Once you have the code, power off your device, remove the TracFone SIM card, and put in your new SIM card.

How long does it take to activate a TracFone?

According to Tracfone website, in most areas your service will be active instantly, while in some other areas it may take up to 24 hours.

How do you turn off a TracFone?

Turn off your ZTE Tracfone. Hold the Power button down until the screen turns off. The Power button is at the top right of the phone. 2. Enter the Android Recovery menu. Press and hold the Volume Up (left button on the phone) button, the Power button, and the Menu button (located at the bottom-right face of the unit).