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The official Ting activation guide

Last updated by Christian Robinette

Every good phone deserves a good phone number. With Ting, you're spoiled for choice. Choose between getting a brand new number from Ting, transferring your phone number from your current carrier (some folk call this "porting") or swapping a phone number from an already active phone or sim card on your Ting account. 

We're confident we have all possible scenarios covered below so simply choose the one that most applies to you.

CDMA

New or refurbished CDMA Ting phones

I have an account and I want to activate the CDMA phone I purchased from Ting:

CDMA BYOD phones

I have an account and I want to activate a CDMA phone I purchased elsewhere:

Swapping numbers between phones

I have an active Ting phone number and I want to:

GSM

New or refurbished GSM Ting phones

I have an account and I want to activate the GSM phone I purchased from Ting

GSM BYOD phones

I have an account and I want to activate a GSM phone I purchased elsewhere

General FAQ

Just in case you are bringing a number over, or just getting started with Ting, here are some helpful links

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