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Does Activating A New Phone Deactivate The Old One?

Do you need to deactivate an old phone to activate the new one? Does it automatically get deactivated? Can you have multiple active phones at the same time?  This article will help you get answers to those questions and other related ones.  What happens to my old phone when I activate a new one?  An …

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Does A New Line Mean A New Phone Number?

In the pre-cellular era, phone lines meant telephone wires physically connected to a circuit. Nowadays, in the cellular world, a line means a service number provided by a network carrier.  Read on to learn how about phone lines and phone numbers relate to each other and adding new lines to your mobile device. Is a …

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Activate Today vs Activate Later (Best Buy)?

When you buy an unlocked smartphone through Best Buy, you can choose to “activate today” or “activate later” . What is the difference? “Activate today” means the phone comes with a service plan and a new SIM card from a supported carrier, with a discounted device price. “Activate later” means you can use a SIM …

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Why Am I Getting Text Messages From A Blocked Number?

Have you blocked a number on your iPhone or Android phone and are still getting texts from them? Why is this so and what can you do? You may get text messages from a blocked number for a few reasons: OS bug: try updating Android The number isn’t blocked for messages/SMS: check your Messages settings …

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