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Iphone 5 activation question
ashleykimd
Member

Hello-

My sister bought me the 5 under her upgrade and it should be here tomorrow! My only question is, when I go to activate it, will it be attached to her phone number? What steps would I have to take to make sure that the phone goes directly to my number? Should I go to a store to do so?

Thanks!

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Re: Iphone 5 activation question
shell62
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Yes there are one of two ways in which can activate the phone over to your line.

The first of which is to go into your Verizon store and let them give you another sims card which will be directly tied to your phone.

The second is to do what they call aging the sims card....

In order to do this you will need to log into My Verizon and activate the 5 on the line in which the phone was ordered. After this is done you'll need to then, on the very same line that you have activated the 5, you will need to then activate another phone on this line which in turn will deactivate the 5 from this line. Afterwards you then need to wait 24 hours in which time the sims card will be going through the aging process. Following the 24 hours of having the 5 not activated you will then be able to go into the Verizon wireless site and activate the 5 onto your line. By the way if you have no other phone in which to place on the extra line you can call Verizon customer service and they can assign a dummy esn towards the extra phone line. Also after all this is done, unless someone is going to use the extra line you can always go into the online account and suspend that number for up to 90 days.

Hope this helps you out!!!!

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Re: Iphone 5 activation question
ashleykimd
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Thank you! That helps a lot!

Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry

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