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How To Get Your Verizon Account Number and Transfer PIN

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Here’s how to get your Verizon account number and transfer PIN. You need this information if you want to transfer your Verizon phone number to a new carrier.

The three ways to get your Verizon account number and transfer PIN are:

  1. On your phone
  2. On the My Verizon app
  3. On the Verizon website

How To Get Your Verizon Account Number and Transfer PIN on Your Phone

Screenshot tutorial on how to get your Verizon transfer PIN by dialing pound 7678
  1. Open the phone app and dial #PORT (#7678)
  2. Verizon will send you an automated text message with a link to generate your transfer PIN
  3. Open the link
  4. Tap “Generate PIN”
  5. Verizon will display your number transfer PIN and your account number needed to transfer your phone number

Your Verizon transfer PIN will be valid for 7 days.

You can cancel your transfer PIN at any time if you no longer wish to transfer your Verizon phone number to a new carrier. Otherwise, the PIN will expire automatically.

How To Get Your Verizon Account Number and Transfer PIN Using the My Verizon App

Screenshots guiding a user how to get their Verizon account number and transfer PIN through the My Verizon application
  1. Open the My Verizon App
  2. Tap the “Account” tab at the bottom
  3. Tap “Edit profile & settings” at the top of the page
  4. Scroll down until you see “Number Transfer PIN” and tap on that
  5. Tap “Generate PIN”
  6. Verizon will display your account number and transfer PIN for porting your phone number to your new carrier

Your transfer PIN will be valid for 7 days after it is generated. You can cancel your transfer PIN at any time if you no longer need it.

How To Get Your Verizon Account Number and Transfer PIN on the Website

Arrow pointing to a Verizon user's transfer PIN and account number shown on Verizon website
  1. Go to verizon.com and sign in to your account
  2. Click “Account” at the top of the page
  3. Click “Account settings” and then “Account settings overview”
  4. Click “Number transfer PIN” from the Quick Links section
  5. Click “Generate PIN”
  6. Verizon will ask you to verify your account by selecting a phone number and sending an authentication code to it
  7. Once you have verified your account, Verizon will display your 6-digit transfer PIN and your account number
Step one is to sign in to your Verizon account on the Verizon website
Step two is to click Account, Account Settings, and then Account Settings Overview
Step 3 is to click the quick link Number Transfer PIN
Step four is to click Generate PIN
Step five is to choose a verification option to verify your account, such as sending a code to one of your Verizon lines
Step six is Verizon will generate your number transfer PINN

Your transfer PIN will be valid for 7 days after you create it. You can cancel your transfer PIN at any time or generate a new one by following the steps above.

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Stetson graduated from Ithaca College in 2019 with a degree in Communication Management and Design. He launched BestPhonePlans.net as part a senior project in school. He loves helping people find great, affordable cell phone plans that meet their needs. When he’s not reviewing cell phone plans on his YouTube channel or website, Stetson is out hiking in the crisp Colorado air, playing board games with friends, or competing in an epic game of pickleball.

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