How Net10 Wireless Works

How Net10 Prepay Works

Net10 is a easy Cost Per Minute prepaid cell phone company. Net10 is owned by Tracfone and operates almost the same way with different rates and better phones.

You will start by buying a Net10 prepaid phone and a Net10 Minute Card. You can only use a Net10 Cell phone for Net10 service, you cannot use a Verizon, At&t, T-Mobile, Alltel, Net10 or any other phone with Net10 Service.

Activating your Net10 Wireless Phone

You will Activate the phone by calling Net10 on a land line or by using the web.

To activate your phone you will key in a series of numbers. It is really simple and if you hit the wrong key it is easy to redo it. For the system to activate your phone can take 10 minute to a couple of hours.

Next you will add a Net10 Minute Card. You will add the 15 digit PIN code into your phone.

When adding a minute card if you use a five digit Bonus Code you might get more minutes. Check out the Net10 Bonus Codes.

Net10 Service Time

Most Net10 cards will put 30 service days onto your phone for each $15 you spend along with ten minutes per dollar spent. You must have both minutes and service time on your phone to use it. The remaining Net10 minutes always show on the display of your phone. The Service end date will also scroll onto your screen. It normally says "Add Airtime by 12/21/10 or service ends." hwnet10wrks

Buying Net10 Minutes

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Net10 Service Time and Minutes Roll Over

Service time and your Minute Balance will both be added to your current balance when you add a new card. Let's say you have 60 days and 20 units left on your phone. Add a 300 minute 60 day card and you will end up with 120 days(60+60) and 320 minutes (20+300).

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