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Swapping Iphone 5 phone numbers (just swap out sim card?)


Swapping Iphone 5 phone numbers (just swap out sim card?)

My Dad has an iphone 5 and unfortunately dropped it and dinged it up pretty bad. I just got the new iphone 5 I ordered as well, we both have at&t just different accounts. Anyway I want to give him the new phone I received and I am going to take the one with he has with the dent (doesn't bother me lol), anyway both phone have been activated, in order to swap the numbers on our phones do i just have to swap out the sim cards?? Will it affect our plans at all, i am unlimited and I think he has like a 900 minute plan. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Swapping Iphone 5 phone numbers (just swap out sim card?)

You can swap SIM cards without too much hassle. Your plans won't be impacted but I do recommend that each of you call in and make sure the correct phones are associated with your individual accounts. 


Also, make sure to back up your phones before you swap so you can restore your data on your Dad's phone and vice versa. 


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