After purchasing a Verizon prepaid phone, you need to activate it before you can use it. For those of you who have no clue how to do this, you may want to keep on reading the following guide. In general, there are at least two ways to activate it. You can get it activated by caling a number or activate it online.
Here I am going to show you how to get your prepaid phone activated over the phone. It is a very simple process and it will only take you about five minutes. Personally, I like this one bettern than the online one, because you save the hassel to get internet access.
1. Install the battery into your brand new cellphone. To do that, you have to remove the back cover first.
2. Once the battery has been properly installed, press and hold the power key to turn it on.
3. Use your Verizon prepaid cellphone to call “*22898” which is the Verizon cellphone activation number. Then you need to carefully follow their instructions to enter the information they require. You will be asked to key in your area code, and to choose among several prepaid calling plans. These plans come with different benefits. You should make your choice based on your needs.
4. After selecting your calling plan and opening your new account, just wait for a couple of minutes and then your new Verizon phone is ready to be used.
Alternatively, if you have internet access, you may want to active your wireless cellphone online at http://www.verizonwireless.com. The online activation process is very easy to follow for most people.