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Why can't I just get an activate Sim card at VZW corporate store?

Why cant I walk into VZW corporate store and get SIM card to take home to activate phone???

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Re: Why can't I just get an activate Sim card at VZW corporate store?
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We always want our customers to have no issues with activating their phones, j_acosta. We can help explain. When visiting a corporate store location, they cannot simply provide a SIM card since we want to ensure it is compatible with your phone.


Also, if we were to activate the SIM card it would need to be installed into another phone. This process would then make your exisiting phone on your line no longer work. Was there any reason why you cannot visit the store location with your phone?



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