"Give me a new number": How does this work?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Nosrettap, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. Nosrettap macrumors member

    Dec 22, 2010
    I'm purchasing a new Verizon iPhone 5 through Apple's website and one of the options is to "Give me a new number". I've never had a smartphone before, thus this seems like the logical choice; however, there doesn't seem to be a place to put in the number that you want.

    Can you not choose your number? What about area codes - what area code does it give you?

  2. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6


    Aug 17, 2007
    I think it would give you an area code based on your address.

    As for the rest, I don't know how it works.
  3. Dragoro macrumors 6502


    Nov 27, 2010
    No you cant choose your number, itll give you some choices of numbers and you can pick out of them.
  4. Kashsystems macrumors 6502

    Jul 23, 2012
    If you go to Verizon directly you will gain more options in the store. You can sometimes pick the last 4 digits if you like.

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