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Thu, Aug 4, 2022 3:56 AM

I'm being hired by at&t. I was told that I would have access to the discount for AT&T employees

My phone is with straight talk. It is a Samsung galaxy s9 AT&T phone. Since February I have not been able to get a call or make a call. I need to get back to AT&T soon. My start date is September 3 2022. Can I have the phone number ported to AT&T now?

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Hey there @Christophersockwell, we want to say congratulations on your new employment, and we'd be happy to help with your concerns regarding porting over to us and getting your employee discount. 


To check if you've successfully ported over to us, you'll need to reach out to our Port Activation team at 888-898-7685. There hours are:

  • Monday - Friday: 9am - 11pm EST
  • Saturday - Sunday: 9am - 6pm EST

Once your device is activelly working and you've confirmed the port is successfully, you'll need to go through your employer directly to check for any employee discounts. In the meantime, you may also try signing up for our AT&T Signature Program. Employees of select companies, students from choice schools, AARP members, or union members may be eligible. Only some wireless plans get discounts.


We hope this information helps and feel free to reach back out if you have any other questions or concerns.


Thanks for contacting the AT&T Community Forums for help.


Lynn, AT&T Community Specialist

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The community is not AT&T and it is certainly not connected to your employment. It is largely a customer populated forum.


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Sure you can port your number to ATT now but you won’t get the employee discount until you are actually an employee. Getting the discount will be easier if you already have an account. Once you are on the job you go to an employee discount web page and sign up.

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