Verizon: How do I switch number to new phone?

A simple 2 step guide for solving this common Verizon problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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Here is a video to help you swap phones on your Verizon account.
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You most likely need to switch your phone over by deactivating one and activing the new one. If you need assistance use a friend or family phone to call Verizon here.
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About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of Verizon 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: Verizon: How do I switch number to new phone?; My cell phone dropping call already have extender but not working; I need the back-up battery replaced for my fios.; Checked my credit report today and found that there was an inquiry by Verizon on October **, ****.; I'm a Verizon retiree and I want to know if I'm allowed to take a job at Comcast; My phone's voicemail is saying "caller is not accepting calls"... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 2 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 9 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Verizon. 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.

Why does GetHuman Write How-to Guides for Verizon Problems?

GetHuman has been working for over 10 years on sourcing information about big organizations like Verizon that helps 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. 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. If you have other problems or questions and you can't find the solution here, please let us know. We are writing new step by step guides every day for problems like this. And if you spot any issues with our How do I switch number to new phone? 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.

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