Add Minutes To A Safelink TracFone

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Add Minutes to Safelink Wireless free phone.   You must add minutes to your Lifeline phone if you use the phone a lot.  You can always call the company, and a customer service representative will walk you through the process.


You can buy TracFone cards from any, Rite-Aid, Wal-Mart, Radio Shack, Target, CVS, or any store that sells phones or phone accessories.  When buying airtime from Tracfone, you can buy minutes, such as 30 minutes for 30 days up to several hundred minutes, with a deadline to use within a year.

Purchasing Safelink Minutes

When buying airtime from Tracfone, you can add minutes, such as 30 minutes for 30 days up to several hundred minutes, with a deadline to use within a year.  Once you choose the card, enter your phone or serial numbers.  Once you have purchased a  card, you can buy more minutes on your phone or online.  You will be glad to know that with each passing year, providers offer more promotions and give more talk and text minutes.  Yet, there still may come a time when you run out of minutes. Share the new advertisement below with your friends and family who may need a free phone.

How to Access Your Monthly Minutes

  1. As of September 2021, if you own a Safelink TracFone and require additional minutes.  As of September 2021, if you own a Safelink TracFone and require additional minutes,
  2. Purchase Airtime: Buy a TracFone airtime card from a retail store or online. Safelink-compatible airtime cards typically range from a certain number of minutes with a specific validity period.
  3. Locate PIN: After buying an airtime card, scratch off the gray strip on the back to reveal the PIN.
  4. Adding Minutes from your Phone: a. Go to the “Prepaid” menu on your phone. b. Select “Add Airtime” or “Redeem.” c. Enter the PIN from the card when prompted.
  5. Adding Minutes Online: a. Go to the TracFone website. b. Navigate to the “Add Airtime” section. c. Enter your phone number or serial number. d. Follow the prompts and, when asked, enter the PIN from your airtime card.
  6. Using the TracFone App: If you have the TracFone My Account app installed on your smartphone, you can use it to add minutes. a. Open the app. b. Navigate to the “Add Airtime” section. c. Enter the PIN from the airtime card.
  7. Calling Customer Service: To add minutes, you can also call Safelink TracFone customer service. Make sure to have your phone and airtime PIN ready. a. Dial 1-800-378-1684 or the customer service number specific to Safelink. b. Follow the automated prompts or speak to a representative to add airtime.
  8. Bonus Codes: Sometimes, TracFone has promotional codes that give you extra minutes when adding airtime. If you have a promo code, you’ll typically have the option to enter it when adding airtime on your phone or online.

After adding minutes, double-check your balance to ensure the minutes go to your account.

Remember that these are general guidelines, and the exact procedure may vary depending on your specific phone model and any updates or changes made by Safelink TracFone after 2021.  

New Safelink Wireless Promotions

Safelink Wireless is now giving 500 free minutes for the first 3 months. This offer is extended to new subscribers, and returning subscribers de-enrolled over 90 days.  After 3 months your service will be 250 minutes and 1000 texts.

  • New York, Florida, and Texas receive unlimited texts, and all other states receive 1,000 Texts.
  • After 5 months, New York, Florida, and Texas will receive 250 minutes and unlimited texts.
  • All other states, after 3 months receive the standard 250 Minutes and 1,000 Texts.

Promo Code to Purchase and Add Minutes

If you have a promo code. Press the “Menu” key on the center of your cell phone, select when you see the word “Prepaid.”   Use  the arrows on your phone to navigate until you see the words “Redeem Airtime.”   Press OK, when you see Card: or Pin.

Now enter your 12 digit airtime pin and then “OK.”  When asked if you have a Promo Code, press “OK” and enter the code.  If you need more minutes, you can buy airtime at discount prices.

How to Add Minutes to Safelink Wireless Phone

You can Add Minutes to your Tracfone by purchasing time or a card.  Enter the key “Menu,”  which will take you to the “Prepaid” menu, and press “Select, which will take you to “Add minutes.”  Follow the promptings and add your card number and pin, which will be found on the back of the card.  If you have a particular promotional code, add that, if not, click no.  If you have any problems with this process.

Safelink Offers Three Plans

Unlimited free monthly minutes. The plans offer local and national long-distance and nationwide unlimited text messages, free-roaming, free 911, 411, Voice mail with call waiting and caller ID, carry-over minutes with the 68-minute plans, and 100 international long distances.  With unlimited talk, text, and data plans, there are no carry-over minutes unless you buy more airtime.

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Customer Service – 1-800-378-1684

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