Tracfone – How to Replace your Safelink Phone

Have you lost your Tracfone?  Bummer!  Often you may have to replace a lost or stolen phone.  Losing you phone is a pain, but you can purchase a new phone at most stores, change SIM card and have your all you information transferred in a moment.   Customer service representatives will suspend your phone, hold the minutes and transfer them to your new phone, when activated.

TracFone Wireless, is a prepaid wireless telecommunication service provider in the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.  They are the premier provider for wireless phones, and one of the retailers for Safelink Wireless.  They are the fifth largest phone company in the world, having almost 300 million subscribers.

Replacing Tracfone Phones

alt="lost tracfone "Safelink Wireless does not offer insurance for these phones, so when they stop working or have a lost phone, you have to purchase a new phone.  When your get another phone, you can keep the basic model, or upgraded to a better model.   You can shop at Wal-Market, most drug stores, Amazon.com, or anywhere Tracfones are sold.   They partner with well-known manufacturers such as Motorola, Nokia, LG and Kyocera.  This partnership makes it possible to provide high quality phones at competitive prices.

When you’ve Lost your Phone

  1.  Go online to www.tracfone.com, or call 800-867-7183
  2. Enter the zip code to get a list of phones compatible with Safelink Wireless services
  3. Give them your name, phone number and serial number for the missing phone
  4. You can keep your phone number, or ask for a new one
  5. Purchase your new phone at Radio Shack, Eckerd, Kroger and K-Mart, Walmart, and  many drug stores 

When you get your new phone you call to have it activated, by providing  the serial number,  on the activation card, and the SIM card code, on the back of the SIM.    Any remaining airtime is transferred to your new phone.

Useful Tracfone Promotional Codes

Tracfone often offers promotions as a way to stimulate sales.  You can find these promotion code many places.  I am only posting those current and active new codes.  You use these codes adding time to your Safelink services.  There will be a prompt on-line or with an agent, where you will give or enter these codes to get additional time.

Cards 60 Minutes or More

59396 – 30 bonus minutes
84464 – 30 bonus minutes
30788 – 20 bonus minutes

Cards 120 Minute or More

32102 – 60 bonus minutes
17202 – 30      ”          “
34152 – 20      ”          “

Cards 200 Minute or more

200 minute Tracfone card

21645 – 40 bonus minutes
23154 – 40      ”          “
32102 – 60      ”          “

Value Plan Bonus Codes – These code can only be used for newly registered customers

18337 – Gives 10 bonus minutes for 50 min
18376 – Gives 10 bonus minutes for 50 min
15288 – Gives 20 bonus minutes for 125 min
20650 – Gives 30 bonus minutes for 200 min

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  1. I am truly upset, for one, someone who makes NO EFFORT to work can get a free phone, let alone free text!!! Now I have a friend, who first never trys to work, does not qualify for disability, and now gets free internet and is playing on Facebook on average free govt phone!!! I worked all my life, had to come out on disability because if health issues. Barely make it on my check, yet I have to pay for my own food, phone and Dr bills! This is the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard of in my life!!!!!! You should all be ashamed of yourselves! Your helping lazy people just stay lazy!!!

    • Pam Carr, the Lifeline program helps many working and disabled people as well as low-income consumers who legitimately need help. I can not speak about your friends situation, however, because I do not know her.

    • Pamela Carr,

      What difference should it make to you? You are on disability and could be receiving the free cell phone and minutes if you filled out the forms and qualify. Some people you think are not really disabled may have something wrong with them that you can’t start to understand. Most of us DO need the help the government assistance program gives us. If you received it you wouldn’t be complaining, so why don’t you try to qualify? If you are drawing disability then I would think you qualify. If not, can’t you just be glad you get money and leave the rude remarks about us out because sometimes a disability is NOT recognizable to the eye. You mam are cruel to those of us that can’t help the way we are! We didn’t ask to be different or unable to do a lot of things normal people can do, but we’re haunted with that everyday and at no fault of our own! Grow up, get a life, quit downgrading others that do have mental or physical disabilities and work on yourself instead of criticizing others. You’d be a lot happier person!