How Do I Switch My Cellphone Provider to Metro PCS?

This article discusses how to switch providers from your current one to Metro PCS. Taking advantage of a pre-activation checklist is listed as one way to make the transition an easy one. Online tools are also discussed, specifically how to use them to activate a new account. Reaching out to Metro PCS is also mentioned.

Jeff Whelpley is the editor / author responsible for this content.
Dec 9, 2022

How Do I Switch My Cellphone Provider to Metro PCS?

Switching providers is a common decision among cellphone users. There are many reasons you may want to move from one provider to another. Being able to make this decision easily turn into reality is simple when you switch from your current plan to Metro PCS. Throughout the entire process, if you have any questions you can simply reach out to Metro PCS.


Being prepared before you actually switch providers will ensure that this process is easy. You will need to have your current phone's IMEI and SIM card numbers to assist in completing the activation process. You also need an email address. Be sure that you are ready to select a plan as well as pay for the first month when you activate your new service. Metro PCS has several plans to choose from. You just need to determine the number of lines you will need as well as the data needs you will have for these pre-paid plans. At any point during this pre-activation checklist process that you find you have questions, contact Metro PCS.

Take Advantage of Online Tools

It is smart to take advantage of the information available online. This includes the online activation tool offered by Metro PCS. In fact, this is the fastest way to activate your new account with this cellphone provider. If you already have an account and need help adding this service, you can always visit the nearest store or reach out directly. You also have the option of using your phone number you currently have if you do not want to take advantage of the new local number you will be offered by Metro PCS. All you need to take care of this is to have your account number and PIN number from your current cellphone provider when you reach out to switch providers. As always, any questions you may have can easily be answered by reaching out to Metro PCS.

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