How to Add Minutes to Free Government Phones



Do you need to know how to add minutes to your Reachout, Safelink, or Assurance Wireless phones?  We can help!  If you have a free government phone, you need to know how.  It  is pretty easy though the process may vary slightly from the company.  Some people will not need more than the 250 minutes, but  if you are someone who, talks  and texts a lot, you will need to know how to add time to your account.

 Below are links that will help you add air time to the three major phones.  Click on the link to your phone provider, to find out how to purchase and add time.

How to Add Minutes to a Safelink Wireless Phone

To add airtime to your Safelink phone, enter the key “Menu,”  which will take you to the “Prepaid” menu and press, “Select;  which will take you to “Add Airtime.”  Follow the promptings add your card number and pin which will be found on the back of the card.  If you have a special promotional code add that; if not click no.  If you have any problems with this process. [more]

How to Add Minutes a ReachOut Wireless Phone

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The allotted time for the ReachOut phone is 250 minutes.  That’s a little over 4 hours.  Do you realize how easy it is to talk a half hour or hour on the phone?  That is why they offer their customers a variety of plan and ways to get the most out of your phone. Don’t be intimidated by the process.  It is very easy to do. [more]

How to Add Minutes aanAssurance Wireless Phone

Adding time to your Assurance phone is simple.  You can purchase a Virgin Mobile Top-Up card in most supermarkets, drug stores, department and phone shops.  The plan includes 250 minutes monthly.  If you want to add more time, pay $5 to get a total of 500 minutes a month. [more]




4 thoughts on “How to Add Minutes to Free Government Phones

  1. Sena Black

    I want to add minutes to my sister’s Gov’t phone as she is in the hospital & I do not want to loose my connection with her. Is it possible to do this on line as a third party?

    Reply
    1. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

      You did not say which phone she has, but if you know here provider, on to their website and type in “add minutes” in the search box. If you need help, call the company they can help you. If you purchased a minutes card, direction will be on the back of the card.

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