How To Activate a Prepaid Verizon SIM Card

How To Activate a Prepaid Verizon SIM Card

What is Prepaid Verizon SIM Card?

With No Annual Contract Plans (also known as prepaid) you pay in advance for your service, You can also choose from our monthly plans with no deposits or credit checks. Plus, enjoy up to $15/mo savings after 9 months of service, with loyalty discounts and Auto Pay.

How To Activate a Prepaid Verizon SIM Card

  1. Turn on your new phone.
  2. Select New customer.
  3. Follow the onscreen prompts to connect your phone to your Verizon account.
  4. Make a call from your phone to complete the activation.

Frequently Asked Questions

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 do I activate My Verizon SIM card number?

Enter the Verizon activation number.

Type in 8778074646 , then tap the “Call” button. You can call this number from any phone to activate your SIM card.

How can I activate my SIM card by SIM number?

You need to send an SMS to USSD code 121. The syntax or format of the SMS will look like this: SIM<20 digit new SIM card number of your new SIM> The message should be sent from existing mobile number. Post that, you will receive an SMS for confirmation.

How long does a prepaid SIM take to activate?

Once you’ve activated your SIM card, your pre-paid service should be up and running within 4 hours, but it can take longer. If you’re transferring your mobile number, we can only do this within our operating hours.

Can I activate my SIM card online?

To activate your SIM card online, simply go to your carrier’s website. Chances are, the support page you’ll need to visit will be listed on the card. Once you’ve done that, simply follow the steps listed. Usually, you’ll have to enter the phone number or SIM card number.

Can you reactivate a Verizon SIM card?

You can reconnect service for a different device or SIM card than you had before on the Reconnect service page in My Verizon. Follow the prompts for reconnecting service on a different device.

How do I activate a used Verizon prepaid phone?

Ensure the device is charged. From another phone, dial (866) 893-7723 and follow the prompts to begin the activation; provide the following info: Type of device being activated. 20-digit SIM ID (located on the SIM card)

What is the phone number for Verizon prepaid?

If you can’t use a refill card or PIN to add money to your account, contact Prepaid Customer Service at 888-294-6804.

Can you activate Verizon prepaid online?

Go to our Bring your own device page to activate your Prepaid compatible device.

How long can I use a prepaid SIM card?

It costs money and it would be too expensive to connect phone numbers to local SIM cards indefinitely. Most telecom providers will block your local SIM card after 6 or 12 months of inactivity to make the telephone number available for use again by a new customer.