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Porting my number.. no service while waiting for new phone

Discussion in 'Verizon' started by bradmatic, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. bradmatic

    bradmatic Guest
    Thread Starter

    Hey there,

    Here's my situation. I am porting my number from Straight Talk to VZW. Everything is going fine, and my order has been processed.. I'm just awaiting shipment notification.

    However, it seems that my ST phone is confused! It's sending me to VZW customer service, telling me that my call can not be completed and I am unable to sent txts or get data. So, basically.. I'm out of luck.

    The VZW tech guy can't help.. because the number isn't really ported yet.
    So, I have a phone that won't work.. until I get my new one. Can anyone help me in the short term?
     

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  2. joshellis625

    joshellis625 Well-Known Member
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    That's odd. I ordered a Droid X online and put in my number to port from AT&T. It's been 5 days since the order and no signs of my number porting. The customer support guy said that my number wouldn't start actually porting until I get my Droid and begin the activation. My iPhone still works fine.
     
  3. bradmatic

    bradmatic Guest
    Thread Starter

    long story short..

    straight talk released my number. i had to spend an hour and a half in the vzw store finding out what happened.. getting my OLD vzw phone reactivated.. canceling my droid x.. and then, once the credit appears.. re-order. ugh..
     
  4. Demache

    Demache Well-Known Member
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    Number porting can be a bitch sometimes. Tried porting our number from Unicel to T-Mobile. But for a whole week, we could not receive any calls made from within our state. Then we went to Verizon, and that only took a day and actually worked properly.
     

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