AT&T Wireless: How do I change my phone number?

A simple 7 step guide for solving this common AT&T Wireless problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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NOTE: There's a $36 fee to change your number and the change takes effect immediately.
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You need to be logged in to your myAT&T account from your tablet or PC to complete these steps.
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At the top of the page, select myAT&T > Wireless > Change a Wireless Number.
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If you manage multiple accounts, select the wireless account.
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In the Account Information section, select Change a Wireless Number.
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If you have more than one phone on your account, select the wireless number you want to change.
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Complete the requested information to change your number.
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Author: BenF • March 22nd, 2016

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After thousands of AT&T Wireless customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: AT&T Wireless: How do I change my phone number?; I currently have an iphone * and just bought an unlocked iphone *s. Is there a charge for sim car...; Added line and switched new number to old phone. But old phone lost now and next plan went to tha...; Will receiving and sending messages to a free texting app show up on the bill; I wanted to see if they could please give me an extension on my service; I'm trying to e-mail a copy of drivers liecense... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 7 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 28 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting AT&T Wireless. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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