How To Transfer Your Tracfone Number

Part 2 - Comments and Questions

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Hard 
Why is it always so hard to transfer phone numbers? I am having one heck of a time even getting my new phone activated. And trying to get my an old phone …

Will it take 4 business days to transfer minutes. Why? 
To transfer minutes to a new tracfone it will take 4 business days? Why? ----------------- Hi Barbara, In my own experience, it has not taken more …

Can't transfer number and minutes from lost phone 
I lost my phone a few days ago and had it frozen, so if anyone found it, they could not use it. I could not find it, so I purchased a new Tracfone. …

Worked but with Hiccups 
I started the transfer process on 1/2/12, 5 p.m. It is now complete on 1/4/12, 9:20 a.m. Took approx 40 hours. I went through the screens indicated, …

Using a TMFL phone for the minutes 
I have a question that I can not get a straight answer for. Can you buy a new TMFL Tracfone and use it to get triple minutes on another tracfone and will …

They asked me to guess how many minutes I had 
Got a new phone because old one went through wash machine. When customer service picked up, I gave them the old number, plus new serial number. Then she …

Can I transfer number and minutes from a broken Net10 phone 
Well I need to get a new phone because my first one broke and I wanted to make sure I get all the minutes and days with it. But now I see I have to have …

Need to be signed in to Transfer Number From Another Phone 
I just tried to do this today (June 18 2010) and the required option for transferring a phone number is NOT listed as shown in these instructions. So …

Make sure they transfer all your minutes and time! 
I went through the transfer process on the website and everything worked fine...UNTIL I got to the last question: "Do you agree with the number of …

Failure TF V170 to TF LG600g 
Called TF before new phone arrived to verify number and mintues transfer procedure. Was instructed not to activate, but to call in. 7/29/09 - First …

Tracfone Code Entry Mode 
I don't know about code entry mode. Could u please tell me what it is?

LG420g Transfer Not rated yet
Received this phone Friday 3/11/2011 - have yet to be able to use it - because of the blundering of so called techs. It's a long story over the past 5 …

Update: Could not transfer number to Samsung T301g online Not rated yet
Following the same procedure above, I was unable to transfer my number from an old Motorola W175g to a new Samsung T301g. I got an "Incorrect phone …

Forget the scare stories -- This Works! Not rated yet
I read a multitude of scare stories regarding the difficulty of transferring minutes and numbers to another phone. Felt uneasy about possibly losing my …

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The transfer procedure is fairly straight-forward and has been tested here many time for the reviews.


However, if you have any problems, you can call Tracfone customer support and they should be able to make sure you get all your minutes.


One thing you should NOT do is activate the new phone first to test it before you do the transfer. If you do that then you may need to get a new SIM card before you can re-activate a GSM phone.


Any new handsets you get are likely to be triple minutes phones, however that shouldn't affect the minutes you transfer. Only subsequent airtime purchases are tripled.