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Tue, Feb 25, 2020 8:33 PM

Activating an Alcatel Smartflip prepaid phone.

When I activate the prepaid phone, do I have to get a plan to complete activation or can I load a prepaid card instead?

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lizdance40

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a month ago

You will not get any service until you put some kind of a refill into your account. No you cannot just leave it sit on the prepaid card that is not how prepaid cellular service works

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Thank you. I finally figured it out. I tried to make it harder than it needed to be!

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