Total Wireless Activation – Activate your New Phone, BYOD, or Hotspot

Hey there! Congrats on your new Total Wireless product. I know you’re excited to get connected, so let’s walk through how to get your device activated. Whether you just bought a new phone or hotspot from Total Wireless, or want to bring your own phone number over from another carrier, the process is quick and painless.


Total Wireless uses Verizon’s strong cell network but offers way lower prices. Before using your device though, you need to activate it on their network.

Here’s what we’ll cover:

  • Activating a Total Wireless phone
  • Bringing your own device
  • Setting up a Total Wireless hotspot

I’ll provide step-by-step instructions for each process so you can get up and running in no time!

“I was able to activate my phone in under 10 minutes. It was so easy!” – Sara T., TW customer

Activating a Total Wireless Phone

Purchased a phone from Total Wireless? Just follow these simple steps:

  1. Go to the Total Wireless activation page.
  2. Select “Total Wireless Phone”
  3. Enter your phone’s IMEI/MEID/Serial # found on your activation card.
  4. Agree to the Terms & Conditions.
  5. Select your desired plan.
  6. Follow prompts to finish phone setup.

And you’re all set! Your phone will now work on the Total Wireless network.

“The whole activation process took less than 5 minutes start to finish. Really smooth and easy.” – Mike C., TW customer

Bringing Your Own Device

Want to keep your current phone number and device? No problem! Just:

  1. On TW’s activation page, choose “Bring Your Own Device.”
  2. Accept Terms & Conditions.
  3. Provide your phone’s IMEI/MEID number.
    • On Android, dial *#06#.
    • On iPhone, go to Settings > General > About.
  4. Enter your SIM card #.
  5. Choose to transfer your number or get a new one.
  6. Purchase service plan if needed.
  7. Finish setting up your device.

And that’s it – you can now use your phone on Total Wireless with your same number. Sweet!

“I was worried about losing my number – but they made transferring it over really straightforward.” – Jessica P., TW customer

Activating a Total Wireless Hotspot

Mobile hotspots are so convenient for WiFi on the go. Just follow these steps to connect:

  1. Visit the Total Wireless activation page.
  2. Select “Total Wireless Hotspot.”
  3. Provide IMEI/MEID/Serial #.
  4. Accept Terms & Conditions.
  5. Enter service plan PIN or purchase one.

You can now start using your Total Wireless hotspot! Easy peasy.

“Got my hotspot set up super fast. Connection speed is great too!” – Ryan G., TW customer

So there you have it! Activating any Total Wireless device is quick and straightforward. But if you do have any issues, Total Wireless has tech support available to help get you up and running.

Let me know if you have any other questions down below!

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