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Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 5:56 PM

Deactivate new phone to go back to using old one

I got a galaxy s5 active back in late August of last year on a 2 year contract, but I'm at my breaking point of missing apple/imessage etc. In an ideal world I'd buy an iphone 6, but since the etf would make that a bit out of my price range (note: not interested in at&t next) I'm considering simply reverting back to my iPhone 5 which is in good shape. 

 

So my question is, can I make my iphone 5 my phone again, and deactivate the s5? And if I do, would the option of using my s5 still exist if my iphone 5 stops working down the road before my contract is up in August of 2016? Thx

ACE - Expert

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13.2K Messages

9 years ago

If the SIM cards are the same size, all you have to do is swap the SIM cards. If they are different sizes, then you would have to go to a corporate store and they will activate the proper size SIM on your account for free. You could change back to the other phone anytime that you want, but would require the same steps.

ACE - Expert

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23.9K Messages

9 years ago

also keep in mind there maybe no contracts left by aug 2016.  Just throwing that out there.

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