How To Activate a New Line on Verizon

How To Activate a New Line on Verizon

What is Line on Verizon?

A line of service connects your device to the Verizon mobile network. Every mobile device* (phone, laptop, tablet, smartwatch) must have its own dedicated line of service. Each line: Gets a unique mobile number.

How To Activate a New Line on Verizon

  1. Open the. My Verizon app.
  2. Tap the.
  3. Plans.
  4. Scroll down to the ‘Lines on this plan’ section then tap.
  5. Activate a device I already own.
  6. Select.
  7. Select one of the following from the dropdown menu:
  8. Enter the make and model (e.g., Apple® iPhone® 11) of the device then tap.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I activate my new Verizon phone line?

To properly activate the new device on the network, ensure both phones are powered down. If necessary, insert the SIM card into the new phone. Turn the new phone on then follow the on-screen Setup Wizard instructions to activate and set up your new phone.

How do I start a new line on Verizon?

My Verizon app – Add a New Line of Service

  1. Open the. My Verizon app.
  2. Tap the. Account tab.
  3. Plans.
  4. Scroll down to the ‘Lines on this plan’ section then tap. Add a line.
  5. Select. Purchase a new device.
  6. Select a shopping option:
  7. Follow the on-screen prompts to select and customize your new device.
  8. Select a trade-in option:

Can you add a Verizon line online?

To bring your own device (BYOD) to a new or existing Verizon mobile account, start at our BYOD page. Follow the prompts to choose an existing line or add a new line and pick a plan and mobile number. Note: Account Owners and Account Managers can add a line. Account Members need Account Owner permission to do so.

How do you activate a Verizon SIM by yourself?

How do I activate a SIM card? To activate a new or replacement SIM card in your device, visit the Activate or Switch Device page in My Verizon.

How much is Verizon activation fee?

We charge a one-time $35 fee per device activated or upgraded on the Verizon network.

Do I need to call Verizon to activate my new phone?

When you order a new phone from us, it will be ready to activate when you turn it on. Simply follow the steps on your screen to complete activation and set up your iPhone®, Android™ or prepaid device. For additional assistance, visit our Smart Setup tool.

How long does it take to activate a Verizon phone?

This process may take 2-3 minutes. If the activation fails, view this support info.

Can I activate my new Verizon phone myself?

It’s easy to activate, change or replace your device on an existing line with My Verizon. Go to and sign in to your My Verizon account. From your account overview, select Manage all devices. To continue changing a device on an existing line, select Activate your own device.

How to get free activation with Verizon?

If you own a business, the $280 activation fee is waived. If you get 3 more lines (totaling 11 lines which can be phones AS WELL AS tablets, watches, jet packs, etc..) then your future Upgrade fees are waived.

How much is a new SIM card Verizon?

If you order one from Customer Support, the SIM card itself is free but you might have a shipping charge to pay either over the phone or it will be on the bill.