Myth or fact?
If I switch cellphone providers, I will lose my current phone number.
You can switch to a new phone provider at any time, and the process is relatively straightforward.
What you should know
If you have a contract
Keeping your current phone number
Who makes the request?
Work out the problem
Step 1. Make sure your phone is unlocked
Step 3. Your current provider will cancel your services
Do I need to provide 30 days’ notice to cancel my current service?
Can I transfer my landline number to a new cellphone?
Can I transfer the number I use for my prepaid service to a new service provider?
Can I use my phone during the porting process?
Will my current voicemail and other calling features work with my new service provider?
Does it cost anything to port my number?
If I owe money to my current provider, can I transfer?
Who can help