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Continue Using Old Devices?
RWild
Member

After some major hassles over inaccurate shopping information and mixed-up device phone numbers, finally managed activate my new phone and tablet.  I would like to continue using the old devices as wifi only.  The idea is use use them in the house without having to pay additional access charges.  Is this as easy as turning off "Cellular Data" in Settings (they are Apple devices)?

TIA

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vzw_customer_support
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Rwild, it's exciting to hear that you purchased new devices and my apologies for the issues you had activating them. You can certainly continue using your old phones on WiFi if you would like, we do recommend to put them on airplane mode so it doesn't confuse our network with your new devices.Please let us know if you have any additional questions.



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mama23dogs
Sr. Leader

Your SIM card with your number can only be active on one phone at a time.  If your old devices have a SIM card still, it is inactive and will not get any cellular signal.   It may say emergency calls only in the top bar.

IF you still have active number on those cell phones, remove the SIM card to use on wifi only.

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