Have you just gotten a new phone, tablet, or mobile hotspot from Total Wireless? If so, you’ll need to activate your device before you can start using it. Don’t worry – the activation process is quick and easy. In this beginner’s guide, we’ll walk you through how to activate any Total Wireless device in just a few simple steps.
A Quick Overview of Total Wireless
Before we dive in, let’s do a quick rundown of Total Wireless. As background, Total Wireless is an affordable prepaid carrier that runs on Verizon’s nationwide network. So you get Verizon’s reliable coverage at a fraction of the cost.
Total Wireless offers competitive pricing on:
- Bring-your-own devices (BYOD) – Just activate the SIM card
- Phones, tablets, and hotspots – Either purchased from Total Wireless or compatible unlocked devices
Now let’s get your new device up and running!
Activating Your Total Wireless Phone or Tablet at totalwireless.com/activate
If you purchased a phone or tablet from Total Wireless, activation is very straightforward:
- Go to the Total Wireless activation page: totalwireless.com/activate
- Enter the IMEI/MEID printed on the activation card included with your device
- Review and accept the Terms & Conditions
- Choose your service plan
- Follow the setup prompts
And that’s it! Your phone or tablet will now be activated on the Total Wireless network.
Pro Tip: You can also dial *#06# on your device’s dial pad to pull up its IMEI/MEID number.
Bringing Your Own Phone (BYOD)
Want to save money by bringing your own phone? No problem! Just follow these steps:
- Select “Bring Your Own Device” on the activation page
- Accept the Terms & Conditions
- Enter your phone’s IMEI/MEID number
- On Android: Dial *#06#
- On iPhone: Settings > General > About
- Enter your NEW Total Wireless SIM card number
- Pick a phone number or transfer an existing number
- Choose your service plan
- Have your service PIN handy from the activation kit
That’s all it takes to activate your own phone on Total Wireless. Enjoy that sweet savings! 💰
Activating a Total Wireless Hotspot
Turning your Total Wireless hotspot on is just as easy as the phones. Simply:
- Go to the activation page: totalwireless.com/activate
- Select “Total Wireless Hotspot”
- Enter the hotspot’s IMEI/MEID or serial number
- Should be printed on the included activation card
- Accept Terms & Conditions
- Select a service plan or enter a plan PIN
Then you’re all set to connect your devices and start browsing on Total Wireless’ fast LTE data!
Get Help from Total Wireless Support
Hopefully activation went smoothly. But if you hit snags, Total Wireless has a support team ready to help you out.
So in just a few quick steps, you can be up and running on the Total Wireless network. Pretty straightforward, right?
Now sit back and enjoy those lightning fast speeds at an affordable price!