How To Activate a Jitterbug Phone

How To Activate a Jitterbug Phone

What is Jitterbug Phone?

The Jitterbug is a simple flip phone designed to help older adults stay in touch with their loved ones. Its big buttons, simplified menu, and powerful speaker makes it easy to see, hear, and use.

How To Activate a Jitterbug Phone

2 Go Online Or Call To Set Up Your Account. If you do not have a GreatCall account, visit us online at There you can enter your Jitterbug Serial Number and follow the instructions to set up your account. If you do not have Internet access, please call 1-866-482-1424.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to activate a Jitterbug phone?

Standard $35 activation charge. No additional charge to transfer number. You can transfer your cell or home phone number to your new Jitterbug® Flip2 at no cost, as long as your number is still available.

Does Jitterbug phone need a SIM card?

Yes it does come with a SIM card. The SIM card is for their network. You have to activate the phone on their network first (which has an activation fee of course), and then you can change it over to another carrier if you’d like. I’ve been trying to do it for two days but their network has been down.

How does Jitterbug phone work?

Jitterbug comes with its own monitoring professionals who can help you in an emergency, turning your phone into a simple medical alert device. The Flip2 and Smart3 cell phones both have this feature. If you fall in the kitchen or have any other emergency, press the red star button on your phone.

Are Jitterbug phones free?

The Jitterbug Smart4 costs $149.99, plus a $35 activation fee. You’ll also need to add a talk, text, and data plan, with options ranging from $19.99 for the Basic plan plus 1 GB of data to $49.99 per month for unlimited talk, text, and data.

Can you use WhatsApp on Jitterbug phone?

This means that it can use any app available on the Google Play Store, including Facebook, Google Maps, TikTok, WhatsApp, and Gmail, among others. Using the Jitterbug Smart4 to watch TheSeniorList’s YouTube channel. Similar to the Jitterbug Flip, the Smart4 also features Google Assistant voice commands.

Can Jitterbug phone be used internationally?

We do not offer international coverage. The Jitterbug phones are unlocked per nationwide standards, but we cannot control which carriers choose to accept or activate our phones. Lively’s award winning U.S. based support and Urgent Response service is only available on the Lively network.

Does Jitterbug use Android?

A: Yes, the Jitterbug Smart3 is an Android based smartphone that gives users access to Google applications such as, Google Play, G-Mail and YouTube.

Can you use your same phone number on a Jitterbug phone?

Can I keep the telephone number that I have on my current cell phone? Yes, in most cases. You will need to contact your current carrier to start the transfer from your old carrier to Lively. Please call us if you need any help.

Can Jitterbug phone receive pictures?

Set up photo sharing through Can the Jitterbug Flip receive any size/format photos? The Jitterbug Flip only accepts JPG, GIF and PNG files as text message attachments. All photos are compressed before being sent to your phone.

What cell service does Jitterbug use?

Verizon towers

Jitterbug uses Verizon towers, but you don’t need to be a Verizon customer. With a network that big, you’ll have cell service throughout most of the US. Unlike Verizon’s usual service, you won’t need to sign a long-term contract to use Jitterbug to make a phone call or text.