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Removing old phone number

by PudgyOne / February 23, 2005 6:04 PM PST

my wife has an old Sprint PCS phone.
Model SPH-A460

I was wondering, does anyone know how to remove the old phone number, so we can think about selling it. It has her old phone number in it, and she has taken her number to another carrier


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Removing old phone number
by dave1973 / February 24, 2005 10:38 AM PST

If this phone is like my old Motorola 120c, the number won't erase until the phone is programmed with new service. I bought my Motorola on EBay, and the number didn't change until the phone was programmed for service with my number, and that's done at the wireless service's end.

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(NT) (NT) It's an Audivox
by PudgyOne / February 24, 2005 5:40 PM PST
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Removing old phone number
by kentsc / March 5, 2005 1:42 PM PST

Right before shipping my old cell phone to conclude a sale on eBay, I called my service provider (Verizon) and they remotely deleted the inactive phone number from the LG handset over the phone.

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by PudgyOne / March 5, 2005 5:15 PM PST

This is an Audiovox and used to have Sprint PCS.

She has taken the phone number to another service, however, the old phone number still shows up. I thought there was a way to erase the old phone number.

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by birdmantd Forum moderator / March 6, 2005 12:01 AM PST
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Most phones can be manually changed to delete a phone # or replace w/ a new number. Check w/ Sprint.

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