GoPhone Activation

Professor

GoPhone Activation

I have a question about activating a new GoPhone as a new customer.

 

When activating a new GoPhone online, what personal information will I be required to provide?

Message 1 of 12 (12,378 Views)
Guru
Solution
Accepted by topic author ilikewireless
‎09-30-2015 1:39 AM

Re: GoPhone Activation

I'm not sure about online but when I activated my phone in store the only information they asked was the usual stuff like name and address.

Message 2 of 12 (12,366 Views)
Professor

Re: GoPhone Activation

Just to clarify, they did not ask for your social security number?

Message 3 of 12 (12,362 Views)
Guru
Solution
Accepted by topic author ilikewireless
‎09-30-2015 1:39 AM

Re: GoPhone Activation

It's been awhile but I'm fairly certain they didn't ask for my social security.

Message 4 of 12 (12,357 Views)
Professor

Re: GoPhone Activation

Razr8, thank you very much for replying.

Message 5 of 12 (12,355 Views)
Guru

Re: GoPhone Activation

Your welcome, let me know how things work out.

Message 6 of 12 (12,353 Views)
Master
Solution
Accepted by topic author ilikewireless
‎09-30-2015 1:39 AM

Re: GoPhone Activation

It's been a while since I last activated a GoPhone SIM, but I'm sure they asked for my name, address, zip code, basically all that simple stuff.

They will NOT ask you for your social security number. No need to worry. Smiley Happy

Cat Happy Remember that Wild Banchi... 1993-2010 Cat Happy



Message 7 of 12 (12,351 Views)
Guru
Solution
Accepted by topic author ilikewireless
‎09-30-2015 1:39 AM

Re: GoPhone Activation

The only time AT&T asked for my social security number is when a store rep was checking to see if I qualify for a post paid plan.

Message 8 of 12 (12,347 Views)
Highlighted
Scholar
Solution
Accepted by topic author ilikewireless
‎09-30-2015 1:39 AM

Re: GoPhone Activation

This reply is probably too late, but I just activated my LG Thrive a few hours ago and the only information required was zip code (presumably for the phone number area code) and email address. When signing up for online account management, home address was also required (although P.O. Box will probably work just as well). Surprisingly, even putting in your name was optional.

Message 9 of 12 (12,249 Views)
Professor

Re: GoPhone Activation

[ Edited ]

Future users will thank you.Smiley Happy

Message 10 of 12 (12,240 Views)
Professor

Re: GoPhone Activation

Of course I thank you tooSmiley Very Happy

Message 11 of 12 (11,028 Views)
Contributor

Re: GoPhone Activation

I`m a new go phone customer . How do I get back to the screen that says , the activation app will start automatically in a few minutes ?

 

Message 12 of 12 (1,206 Views)
Share this topic
Announcements

Welcome to the AT&T Community Forums!!! Stop by the Community How-To section for tips on how to get started.

Additional Support