How To Activate a Previously Used Verizon Phone

How To Activate a Previously Used Verizon Phone

What is Verizon Phone?

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 Previously Used Verizon Phone

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

How do you reactivate a Verizon phone?

Once you’re ready to resume your service, log into My Verizon. From the “Account” drop down menu, under “My Devices”, select Suspend or reconnect. You’ll see a “Service suspended” label on any line that is currently suspended. Select the line that you would like to reconnect and click Select Device.

Can I activate a Verizon phone myself?

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.

Can I reactivate my old Verizon phone?

Service on a device can also be suspended and/or reconnected anytime via the My Verizon app.

Can I activate an old phone?

If your phone has a SIM card, usually all you need to do is order a new one from your new carrier, and simply pop out the old one from your phone, replacing it with the new one. You’ll be up and running with your new wireless carrier in no time.

How long does it take to reactivate Verizon phone?

About reconnecting service

A confirmation page will indicate your service has been reconnected. It can take about an hour for your service to return.

What happens when Verizon deactivates your phone?

To hold your telephone number, we make your line inactive by suspending service to it for a maximum of 3 years and 90 days. While suspended, your line will not be able to access, make, or receive calls on the Verizon wireless network.

What is the number to activate a Verizon phone?

Call (800) 837-4966.

This is Verizon’s Customer Service number, and the customer service rep can activate your phone for you. You may need to give your IMEI number as well as prove that you are the account holder.

How much does it cost to activate a Verizon phone?

Prior to this week, the standard activation fee, both for an in-store activation and when purchasing a new phone online, was $30. Now, Verizon says you can save $10 by buying a new phone online, paying only $20 to activate it, while doing so via a Verizon brick-and-mortar retail store will now cost you $40.

Can I activate my prepaid Verizon phone online?

Here’s how to activate a mobile device (eSIM or SIM card) on a newly-added prepaid line: Use our BYOD page. Choose I’m with Verizon. Follow the prompts.

What number do I call to activate My Verizon iPhone?

Now, come let’s move on to follow the step-by-step interactions explained herein under and learn how to activate Verizon iPhone: To start with, use another phone (not your Verizon iPhone) and dial this number: (877)807-4646 as shown in the screenshot below.