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Posted Nov 17, 2012
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I want to switch my number to Verizon, but want to keep my old AT&T plan. Can you do this?

I want to switch my number to Verizon, but want to keep my old AT&T plan so my son can have it. Does anyone have experience with doing this? Is This possible?

I want to switch my number to Verizon, but want to keep my old AT&T plan so my son can have it. Does anyone have experience with doing this? Is This possible?

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Nov 19, 2012 11:13:19 AM
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Is your son's line currently on your account or is your number the only one? If yours is the only line, the account will be closed when you port out the number.  Is the plan you currently have a grandfathered (no longer available) plan? The only way to maintain a grandfathered plan is if it's on a line that's already active. In other words, if your son already has a line on your account and the grandfathered plan is already provisioned on his line. If it's a family plan however, once your line is ported out, an individual plan will need to be provisioned, which will eliminate the grandfathered plan. 

 

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Usually not, especially if the plan is no longer available. Once you port out your number, the account is automatically closed.
This is a user to user forum. I am a user, just like almost everyone else on the site.
Usually not, especially if the plan is no longer available. Once you port out your number, the account is automatically closed.
This is a user to user forum. I am a user, just like almost everyone else on the site.
*The views and opinions expressed on this forum are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party.

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Nov 18, 2012 3:25:06 AM
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the only way to keep the grandfathered features would be to keep the account under your name.
Even if you do a Transfer of Responsibility into your son's name, it'll remove all of the old / expired features.
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the only way to keep the grandfathered features would be to keep the account under your name.
Even if you do a Transfer of Responsibility into your son's name, it'll remove all of the old / expired features.
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Is your son's line currently on your account or is your number the only one? If yours is the only line, the account will be closed when you port out the number.  Is the plan you currently have a grandfathered (no longer available) plan? The only way to maintain a grandfathered plan is if it's on a line that's already active. In other words, if your son already has a line on your account and the grandfathered plan is already provisioned on his line. If it's a family plan however, once your line is ported out, an individual plan will need to be provisioned, which will eliminate the grandfathered plan. 

 

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Is your son's line currently on your account or is your number the only one? If yours is the only line, the account will be closed when you port out the number.  Is the plan you currently have a grandfathered (no longer available) plan? The only way to maintain a grandfathered plan is if it's on a line that's already active. In other words, if your son already has a line on your account and the grandfathered plan is already provisioned on his line. If it's a family plan however, once your line is ported out, an individual plan will need to be provisioned, which will eliminate the grandfathered plan. 

 

I hope this answers your question! 

Did a post have a solution that worked for you? Help other people find solutions faster by marking posts that helped you as an "Accepted Solution". Learn about accepted solutions here.

*I am an AT&T employee and the postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent AT&T’s position, strategies or opinions.

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