How to Register a New TracFone

By Angela Reinholz

Register your prepaid TracFone before you start using it.
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A prepaid TracFone allow you to have a wireless cell phone without having to pay a cell phone company a monthly fee. TracFone cell phones are available across the United States. You must register your new TracFone in order to activate it.

Step 1

Go to the TracPhone website (see "Resources") and click the blue "Register"link at the top left of the screen. You will be directed to a "Create account" webpage.

Step 2

Type in your personal information into the TracFone website. This includes your name, email address, phone number, home address and your date of birth. You will be asked to create a password. The site will also ask you to set up some security questions in case you forget your account information.

Step 3

Click on the large blue button "Activate/Reactivate." Click on your answers to the questions that the TracFone website asks. This will include your new TracFone's brand and model number, so have the phone handy to retrieve this information.

Step 4

Type in your TracFone account email address and password for the account that you just created. Click the "Sign in" button to sign into the TracFone account. Enter your TrackFone serial number into the TracFone website and click on the blue submit button. Your new TrackFone is now registered and activated.