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  1. bry7230

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    So i bought the droid x for retail price on newegg.com. When it comes in the mail, how do i go about activating this phone to my account. Do i have to bring it into verizon?
     

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    No you can activate it at home. Just dial * 228 then it will ask you for your phone number then it programs it to work to your account then you are good to go.
     
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    awesome, thanks! I didnt know i was able to do it that method since i didnt put down any of my verizon information during the check out forms.
     
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    I did mine online in the my Verizon section of my account. Just swapped in the # on the box and it handled everything else including instructing me to call *228.

    There seemed to be a tiny mixup in the programming and shortly after I had to call Verizon and they walked me though a manual re-program.
     
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    Does this work if ordered on one phone line but to put on another?
     
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    you will have to activate phone on the line you ordered for first, then you can transfer phone to your other line. All that takes about 10 minutes.
     
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    Well the line we ordered it on doesnt have a data package, so im not sure it would be able to be activated, unless we go to store...am i correct? If not would you mind explaining how to do it?
     
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    Call Verizon when you get the phone. I got the X on a new line- but a put an old phone on the line and put the X on my line- same family plan. They didnt give me a problem at all.
     
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    download backup assistant on your current phone, and it will allow you to transfer all your stuff very easily
     

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