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going from postpaid to prepaid port number

Discussion in 'T-Mobile Forum' started by pqdtw, Aug 17, 2006.

  1. pqdtw

    pqdtw New Member

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    Hey there,
    Can anyone tell me if you can go from T-mobile postpaid to a prepaid account and port your same telephone number? I've had the same number for about 7 years and don't want to give it up, but I'm temporarily moving out of the country and want to keep a cell number in the US to use when I'm back at home and in the US on business...Since that won't be all too often, I don't want to pay any monthly charges and the Gold Plan looks like the best option for me.

    Any comments/ hints on this?
    Thanks,
    Dan
     
  2. Telekom

    Telekom Bronze Senior Member
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    Yes, it can be done.
     
  3. Etorres777

    Etorres777 Life is good for now..
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    Just call customer service.
     
  4. mary1124

    mary1124 Junior Member
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    I recently went from post-paid to pre-paid with T-Mobile. I thought I had to go to the store & change out the sim card, but was pleasantly surprised to find out all of this could be handled over the phone with customer service. The whole process with customer care took approximately 10-15 minutes & within 30 minutes I received a text message "welcome to T-Mobile To Go".
    I have had my number since 2001 & was able to keep it without any problems. I really don't use this phone much, so I bought a $100.00 card that is good for 1 year. That comes out to about $8.00 per month...a great deal in my opinion!:)
     
  5. SmArTeStChIlD421

    SmArTeStChIlD421 Silver Senior Member
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    since its in the same company you probably won't need to go through WLNP......they can probably just change the account and OTA the SIM
     
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    i have prepaid; will it work international as well?
     
  7. charlyee

    charlyee Ultimate Insanity
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    If you mean can you use your prepaid SIM when you are overseas, then the answer is sorry no you can not.

    BTW: Welcome to WA
     
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    thanks for both
     

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