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xfinity mobile swap phone numbers by swapping sim cards

by Delia Lehner MD Published 1 year ago Updated 8 months ago

You CAN just pop your old SIM card out and put it in your new phone and it will work. The downside, which happened on both my kids' iPhones when they did that, is that it won't show up on your account as the new phone. Xfinity also says they can't access your phone for remote interventions.May 29, 2020

Will swapping SIM cards swap phone numbers?

Yes. The number is assigned to the sim card, so moving the sim card to another phone moves the number to that phone.Feb 23, 2016

Can I just switch SIM cards Xfinity Mobile?

Yes, you can put an Xfinity Mobile SIM card in another phone. However, the phone must be unlocked in order to use the SIM card from another carrier. The Xfinity Mobile SIM card will work with any unlocked GSM phone.

Can I use my old SIM card in my new phone Xfinity Mobile?

Android version 5.0 and up will automatically transfer your data from your old phone. When switching to a new Android device, make sure both phones are plugged in or fully charged and follow these steps: Transfer the SIM card from your old phone to the new device. Connect to WiFi.Apr 25, 2019

What happens if I swap SIM card?

When you remove your SIM card from your phone and replace it with another card, you lose access to any information on the original card. This information is still stored on the old card, so any phone numbers, addresses or text messages that you lose are available if you insert the old card into the device.

Can I transfer my number to Xfinity Mobile?

Yes. We accept phone numbers from all U.S. carriers so it's easy to transfer your number when you sign up for Xfinity Mobile.

Will Xfinity pay off my phone if I switch?

You can switch anytime (if you're not in a contract) If you own that phone, or can pay it off, you may still need to “unlock it” from your old carrier, so it will work on your new network. Getting a phone unlocked is a lot easier than it used to be, especially now that it's actually legal.

How do I activate a replacement phone on xfinity?

Whether you're transferring a number from your previous carrier or getting a new number, we've made the activation process simple — and you can do it all online, using Xfinity Mobile My Account. From "Devices," select the phone you'd like to activate. Then we'll walk you through each step the activation process.Mar 30, 2022

Is Xfinity Mobile a CDMA carrier?

Great questions! We use CDMA. The network is America's largest, most reliable 4G LTE, with the most reliable hotspots.Sep 22, 2017

Can unlocked phones be used with Xfinity Mobile?

Xfinity Mobile is Comcast's MVNO that's available exclusively to the company's home internet customers and runs on the Verizon network. For now, the range of Android phones that Comcast will accept is limited to unlocked Samsung devices, including the Galaxy S9, S9 Plus, S8, S8 Plus, Note 9 and Note 8.Jul 18, 2019

Can I just swap SIM cards?

With unlocked phones, you can always switch your phone service between different phones as easily as popping out the SIM card and moving it. … In contrast, only SIM cards from a specific cell phone company will work in its locked phones.

How do I swap my SIM card without losing everything?

How to change the SIM card without losing data from your old...1.1 Activate iCloud.1.2 Photographs and videos.1.3 Contacts.1.4 Safari calendar, notes, bookmarks.1.5 Chrome, Firefox and other browsers bookmarks.1.6 Data from other applications.1.7 Make a backup.

How can I change my SIM without changing my number?

Send the following text message - PORT followed by your 10-digit mobile number to TRAI's central number for mobile number portability - 1900. Example: Send 'PORT 98xxxxxx98' to 1900. You'll receive an SMS back with a port out code which will remain valid for only 15 days. 3.Jan 20, 2019

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