How To Activate a Phone from Verizon

How To Activate a Phone from Verizon

What is Verizon?

Verizon is an American wireless network operator that previously operated as a separate division of Verizon Communications under the name Verizon Wireless.

How To Activate a Phone from Verizon

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Verizon used for?

Verizon Wireless offers mobile phone, home telephone, and Internet services through a variety of devices.

What is the purpose of Verizon?

Our goal is to move the world forward for everyone by expanding digital access, protecting the climate, and preparing people for the jobs of the future.

What is Verizon on my phone?

My Verizon and My Verizon Mobile are free account management systems that let you view your usage, pay your bill, change your plan and more.

What kind of network is Verizon?

While CDMA is used widely in the U.S., it is less common elsewhere — most estimates pin the portion of global wireless networks using CDMA at less than 20 percent. The Verizon network is a CDMA wireless network.

Does Verizon use SIM cards?

New phones from Verizon already have at least one SIM. Many newer devices also have eSIM (embedded SIM) you can use instead of a card.

Is Verizon now AT&T?

More than 1 million Verizon customers in 18 states now are AT&T subscribers, but their plans wont change for a while. AT&T Inc. has wrapped the acquisition of Verizon Wireless assets in a number of states, but Verizon customers plans and coverage will stay the same for about the next year.

Can I open a Verizon account online?

Visit the My Verizon registration page on When prompted to enter your mobile number, look for the link to register with your email address. After registering, you can add your account number so you can manage your account through My Verizon.

Can I use Verizon on my phone?

You can bring Apple®, Google, Samsung and other Android™ devices to Verizon. To be eligible for BYOD to Verizon, your device must be unlocked and its hardware and software must be compatible with our mobile network.

Is Verizon only in the US?

A Fortune 10 company with approximately 260,000 employees and more than $63 billion in annual revenues, Verizon’s global presence extends to 40 countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Pacific.

How many countries does Verizon operate in?

Networks. The company provides Private IP services and networks, as well as managed WAN and LAN services, among other networking services. Verizon also operates a global IP network that reaches 150 countries.