How To Change Your Phone Number

In this blog post, I will explain how to change your phone number on the major cell phone carriers in the U.S, Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, and T-Mobile. The process will vary depending on the carrier.

How To Change Your Phone Number On Verizon:

How To Change Your Phone Number

 

Here are some simple directions you can follow to change your phone number in the My Verizon app on your phone. To change your phone number in the My Verizon app follow the steps below:

 

  1. Open the My Verizon app
  2. Tap the 3-line navigation icon in the upper left corner of your display screen
  3. Tap Devices
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the display screen, then tap Change mobile number
  5. Sign in if you are prompted to do so then follow the steps to change your mobile number

 

You also have the ability to change your mobile number by tapping the support icon in the upper right corner of the display screen, then enter “change mobile number” and follow the directions.

 

You must remember that you only have the ability to choose the area code and the prefix (the first 6 digits) of your new number. The last 4 digits will be automatically assigned to you.

 

Changing Your Phone Number On The My Verizon Website:

 

To change your mobile number on the My Verizon website go to Change Mobile Number and follow the directions.

 

You should be aware that only the Account Owner and Account Manager have the ability to change a mobile number online. Click here to learn more about account access roles.

 

You can also watch the video below for more info on how you can change your phone number:

 

Changing Your Phone Number On Sprint:

How To Change Your Phone NumberFollow the directions below to change your phone number on Sprint:

 

  1. Go to sprint.com
  2. Sign in with your user name and password
  3. Click on the My Preferences tab
  4. Click Change Phone Number
  5. Choose the phone number that you would like to change
  6. Choose one of the following options:
    I need a new phone number in the same area
    I need a different area code for this phone
    I am moving and I need to change the billing address and phone number
  7. Choose Next

 

Changing Your Phone Number On AT&T:

How To Change Your Phone Number

Follow the steps below to change your phone number on AT&T:

 

  1. Go to AT&T.com
  2. Sign in with your user name and password
  3. Go to My Wireless
  4. Scroll and select the phone you would like to transfer a number to
  5. If you’re using a phone, tap See device options
  6. Choose Change wireless number > Choose a new number
  7. Follow the directions to get a new number

 

Changing Your Phone Number On T-Mobile:

How To Change Your Phone Number

Before changing your phone number on T-Mobile there are a few things that you should be aware of:

 

  1. If you would like to change your phone number, T-Mobile charges a $15 fee for this. However, if you’re on a Pay in Advance plan, then the fee does not apply to you.
  2. When you change your phone number it may take up to four hours for the process to be completed.
  3. It may take up to three days before you can have access to My T-Mobile while using your new number.

 

To change your phone number on T-Mobile you must contact them, choose one of the methods below to contact T-Mobile.

 

  1. For personal: 1-800-T-Mobile
  2. For business: 1-844-428-9675
  3. From the T-Mobile app, if you’re using a T-Mobile phone
  4. Call: 1-800-937-8997

 

Now You Know How To Change Your Phone Number:

 

Now you know how to change your number for the four major cell phone carriers in the U.S. If you have any comments or questions about any of this information, please feel free to share them in the comment section below.

 

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