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What number do you call to activate a Sprint phone?

What number do you call to activate a Sprint phone?

From your computer’s Web browser, go to and complete the onscreen instructions to activate your Instinct. Call 1-888-211-4727 from any other phone to contact Sprint Customer Service for assistance with activation.

Can I just switch SIM cards between Sprint phones?

In order to swap SIMs, you have to call Sprint customer service and have them pair your new device’s IMEI to the old SIM number. For reference, Nexus 5s that were sold by Sprint didn’t even include a SIM ejector tool in the box because the assumption was that you shouldn’t ever need to change it.

How do you manually activate a Sprint iPhone?

How to: Activate or switch a device

  1. Go to
  2. Click the Get Started button.
  3. Sign in to My Sprint using your username and password.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.

How do I make my new phone activate?

If you have a used iPhone, you can activate it by following these simple steps:

  1. Insert Your SIM Card.
  2. Turn On Your New Phone.
  3. Begin the “Start-Up” Process.
  4. Select Your Wireless Network.
  5. Give Your Phone Time to Activate.
  6. Back-Up Your Old Cell Phone Data.
  7. Get Your IMEI Number.
  8. Visit Your Carrier’s Website to Activate.

When I get a new phone can I just switch SIM card?

You can often switch your SIM card to a different phone, provided the phone is unlocked (meaning, it is not tied to a particular carrier or device) and the new phone will accept the SIM card. All you need to do is remove the SIM from the phone it is in currently, then place it into the new unlocked phone.

What happens if I put my SIM card in another phone?

When you move your SIM to another phone, you keep the same cell phone service. SIM cards make it easy for you to have multiple phone numbers so you can switch between them whenever you like. In contrast, only SIM cards from a specific cell phone company will work in its locked phones.

What is Sprint activation code?

To get your activation code, you can either dial *#06# or find it on the box. Changing phones? Back up and Transfer your content. Go to and follow the steps in our how-to guides.

How do I Activate my Sprint Prepaid phone?

Activate Your Phone. To activate your Sprint Prepaid service, you must register your phone online. From your computer’s browser, visit Choose an activation option and click Next. Enter your ZIP code and click Next.

How do I activate a sprint iPhone?

You can also contact Sprint to activate your iPhone for a cellular network. You will need to provide them the IMEI number of your phone. Go to their website, log in to your Sprint account and click on activate your phone. Here are provided the required information including the cellular number.

How do you switch phones on sprint?

Follow these steps to switch from your current carrier to Sprint: Unlock your cell phone (contact your carrier) Make sure your cell phone is compatible. Buy a Sprint SIM kit. Choose a Sprint BYO phone plan (do not cancel your current cell phone account) Activate your Sprint SIM card online (you’ll need your order confirmation number and ZIP code)*.

How do you unlock a Sprint device?

Simply click on the My Account tab, pick your phone from the resulting list, and select Unlock device to use int’l SIM from the Manage this device drop-down menu. If you’d rather have a Sprint rep walk you through the process, though, you can request an over-the-phone unlock at 888-226-7212.