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Prepaid phones

I've asked about a million questions about them lately lol, but this is my last (I hope). I know that usually when you switch to a pre-paid phone (or from one brand to a new one) you can keep your old number. BUT, can you still do that if you're service just ended with your current pre-paid phone? Like if you use one brand, your service ended yesterday, and you get a new kind today, can you still keep your old number?

 
Mrs.BAT

Asked by Mrs.BAT at 10:12 AM on Mar. 19, 2011 in Technology

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Answers (6)
  • Good question! I would call the carrier of the prepaid phone & ask them
    arwenamin1

    Answer by arwenamin1 at 10:15 AM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • Most of them let you do that now. I would call the company before you buy the phone and find out for sure.
    jenn4443

    Answer by jenn4443 at 10:20 AM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • maybe if it isnt allready given away. but most likely
    masonbunch

    Answer by masonbunch at 10:21 AM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • Well, it's no big deal if I do have to switch numbers, I was just wondering if anyone knew for sure lol. I'll take my chances since my phone is a POS and not worth anything now. I'd rather have a new number than keep that phone.
    Mrs.BAT

    Comment by Mrs.BAT (original poster) at 10:54 AM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • I think you can as long as you don't wait too long then they give the number to someone else.
    HomeAlone45

    Answer by HomeAlone45 at 12:49 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • I would try calling the provider.
    Hatsumomo

    Answer by Hatsumomo at 3:34 AM on Mar. 23, 2011

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