How to Switch Metro PCS Service to Another Phone

A guide on how to switch MetroPCS service to another phone.

If you want to switch phones on Metro PCS, then follow the method discussed in this post. The process includes checking the compatibility of the phone, buying the MetroSIM card to transfer data, and switching MetroPCS service to another phone.

MetroPCS Switch Phones Guide

To switch phones on MetroPCS, follow the guide:

Step 1: Selecting Phone for MetroPCS

Before you start the transfer process, make sure the new phone you want to use is compatible with the MetroPCS network. You can check the compatibility of your phone by visiting the MetroPCS website and entering the make and model of your phone.

Step 2: Buy a MetroPCS SIM Card

The next step is to purchase a MetroPCS SIM card. The SIM card will allow you to use the MetroPCS network on your new phone. You can purchase a MetroPCS SIM card online or by finding the closest store via the Metro PCS Near Me locator.

Step 3: Activate Your New Phone

Once you have your new phone and MetroPCS SIM card, you can activate your new phone by following the instructions provided in the activation kit. This will usually involve installing the new SIM card into the new phone through a sim tray and restarting the phone.

Step 4: Transfer Your Phone Number

To transfer your phone number to your new phone, you will need to contact MetroPCS customer service at 1 (888) 863-8768. The customer service representative will guide you through the process of transferring your phone number to your new device. This process usually takes a few minutes to complete.

For the Metro phone switch, you may need to go online on your account to complete the process.

Note: The process to switch phones on Metro PCS is not free, and can incur a fee of a few dollars.

Step 5: Configure Your New Phone

After you have successfully transferred your phone number to your new phone, the next thing to do is to configure your new phone to use the MetroPCS network. This will involve setting up your voicemail, texting, and internet services. The configuration process is simple and can be completed in a few minutes.

Note: Most of the New Phones automatically configure the voicemail, texting, and internet settings.

Step 6: Transfer Your Data

Finally, you will need to transfer your data from your old phone to your new phone. You can transfer your contacts, text messages, photos, and other data using a data transfer cable or by using a cloud service. For example for iPhone, you will need an iCloud or iTunes service.

The transfer is completed, enjoy your new phone.

Related: How to Get MetroPCS Transfer Pin