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Want to change my phone with another one

I have an LG basic phone with slide out keyboard for texting (no data/web).  It powers off and is getting annoying. my son has several old smart phones that work fine (just keeps upgrading).

Can I simply pull the chip/card from mine and put into one of his smart phones and use it?  Will that work? I don't want data/web. 



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Re: Want to change my phone with another one
Sr. Leader
Sr. Leader

Verizon basic phones don't have SIM cards, just 4G LTE smartphones.  If you were to activate one of your son's old smartphones, you'll have to also pay for a data plan since they are required to activate a smartphone.  If you aren't eligible for an upgrade or don't see a basic phone you like on Verizon's web site, you could buy one from ebay or somewhere else.  Just ensure that it's Verizon branded and has a clean ESN.