If you've had your phone number for a while, it is probably known to hundreds of companies, and you probably receive a lot of telemarketing calls and texts. Changing your number is a quick and easy way to end this inconvenience. You could also need to change your number if you've just gotten a job that requires you to share your contact information and need to set up a work number. Whatever your reason for needing a new phone number, if you have a Straight Talk phone, read on to learn how to get a new number.
To Change Your Straight Talk Number on Your Existing Phone
The only way you can change your Straight Talk phone number is by calling them. They do not provide an online option for changing the number on your existing phone. Call Straight Talk's customer service phone number. The automated operator will prompt you to choose the language you want to speak in. Press 1 for English, and other numbers for other languages as the voice instructs. Then, at the next prompt, press 5 to select the "services including technical support" option. The automated operator will then give you options for the particular kind of support you need. Press 3 to select the "change the phone number" option at the prompt. You will then be able to change your number.
To Change Your New Straight Talk Phone's Number to Yours
If you are getting a new Straight Talk phone and want to transfer the number you have on your existing Straight Talk phone, you can make use of the company's website. Just go to Straight Talk's site and log in to your account. Click on Activation. Enter your SIM card number in the box provided. Type in your existing phone number under the "Keep My Number" option. Confirm and the click on Submit.
If you need any additional help during this process, contact Straight Talk's customer service. They offer customer service by phone, email, and on two help forums.
After thousands of Straight Talk customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Change My Straight Talk Phone Number? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Straight Talk if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
GetHuman has been working for over 10 years on sourcing information about big organizations like Straight Talk in order to help customers resolve customer service issues faster. We started with contact information and fastest ways to reach a human at big companies. Particularly ones with slow or complicated IVR or phone menu systems. Or companies that have self-serve help forums instead of a customer service department. From there, we realized that consumers still needed more detailed help solving the most common problems, so we expanded to this set of guides, which grows every day. And if you spot any issues with our How Do I Change My Straight Talk Phone Number? guide, please let us know by sending us feedback. We want to be as helpful as possible. If you appreciated this guide, please share it with your favorite people. Our free information and tools is powered by you, the customer. The more people that use it, the better it gets.