Question about number porting with an iPhone.

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by InvalidBassist, Feb 9, 2008.

  1. InvalidBassist macrumors regular

    InvalidBassist

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    Chicago
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    I'm going to buy an iPhone within the next couple of weeks, depending on how much overtime I work and if the price drop rumors are true or not, and I was wondering about the number porting process.

    I currently have a pre-paid Verizon "INpulse" phone with a number that is easy to remember and would like to keep that number when I go to the iPhone.
    Checking the AT&T porting eligibility tool, it shows that my number is portable, which is a plus; however, looking at the screens for activating the iPhone one of the fields that you have to fill out when you're porting a number is an account number, thus bringing me to my real question.

    What is the account number for a pre-paid cell phone?

    I wouldn't think that one would have an account number for a pre-paid phone.

    If anybody has any experience with this, please chime in. If not then I'll drop by my local AT&T store and speak to the guy with long blonde pony tail.
     
  2. Fuzzbear macrumors regular

    Fuzzbear

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    Illinois, USA
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    Can you log into verizon's website to add more minutes to your prepaid phone? Theres probably an account number in there somewhere..if its not your actual mobile number.
     

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