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How to activate a Verizon phone

Learn how to get your phone up and running, whether you want to activate a Verizon phone or bring your own device.

Read the FAQs below for info about activating your new phone. If you've reviewed this info and you're still not able to activate your phone, visit our Activation Troubleshooter for further assistance.

  1. Sign in to see a list of devices on your account.

  2. Choose the device you want to troubleshoot.

  3. Click Troubleshoot a New Issue.

  4. Search for your issue in the How can we help you?

FAQs: How to activate a phone on Verizon

  1. Five things to know about bringing your own phone to Verizon

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