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Wed, May 9, 2018 10:47 PM

Can I make my old at&t phone a prepaid phone

I had a at&t phone on someones account, but a number of month ago they canceled it.  I still have the phone, but no account.  Can I make the phone into a prepaid phone?  Can I get the same number?  Thanks!

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cctraderx

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3 y ago

Yes you can use the phone on prepaid as long as it is not blacklisted, meaning when the account was closed but phone was not paid off.  If the phone is paid off then all you need to do is get a sim and activate it and pick a plan.  You can get a sim at ATT or other places like Best Buy or Walmart to name a couple.  Your number is tied to that account even though it is cancelled.  If the person who owns the account is willing to work with you to transfer the number to prepaid you could possibly do it but other than that you will need to get a new number.

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3 y ago

Thanks, I'll give that a try.  

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