Phones forum

General discussion

switch from verizon to tracfone

by GIDDOO / November 5, 2010 11:06 PM PDT

If I switch from verizon to tracfone and there is no sim in my verizon phone how can I move my info to my new tracfone cell?

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: switch from verizon to tracfone
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: switch from verizon to tracfone
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
tracphone
by birdmantd Forum moderator / November 6, 2010 12:27 AM PDT

If you want to switch to Tracfone, you will have to buy a Tracphone. They will not allow you to use your existing Verizon handset.

Collapse -
Info from verizon phone to new tracfone
by GIDDOO / November 6, 2010 11:58 PM PDT
In reply to: tracphone

I understand that with tracfone I must buy a phone from them but I want to know how to
transfer my verizon phone info into a new tracfone as my verizon phone has no sim card to transfer to tracfone.

Collapse -
suggestion
by birdmantd Forum moderator / November 7, 2010 5:57 AM PST

Some, not all, cellular kiosks and stores have a device called "Cellbrite" that allows them to transfer data between phones even with different carriers. Just ask at the store if they can do it for you. Most stores with the Cellbrite will do it free if you buy a phone/service from them. Good luck, hope that helps.

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

CNET FORUMS TOP DISCUSSION

Help, my PC with Windows 10 won't shut down properly

Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won't shut down properly. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Any suggestions?