How to Test TracFone Codes

By Sam Surgalski

TracFones are popular due to their low monthly usage fees.
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TracFone is a prepaid cell phone company where you can buy minutes on demand. Although their airtime usually costs about $0.33 per minute (according to, you can get minutes cheaper by using bonus codes. Bonus codes are 5-digit codes that you enter before buying cell phone minutes online. If you enter in the right code, you have the chance to earn double minutes, longer service dates and other special offers. There are many codes, and that's why it is vital that you test them before committing to buying minutes.

Step 1

Go online and visit the TracFone website (see Resources).

Step 2

Create a username and password on the TracFone website if you haven't already. Sign into your account and locate your phone on the website's home menu.

Step 3

Select the "Add Airtime" icon. This will take you to a menu where you can select about 15 different types of airtime options.

Step 4

Scroll to the bottom of the page and find the Promotional Code box. Enter in your code here and left-click the "Continue" button at the very bottom of the page.

Step 5

Check the page to see if you have moved on in the purchasing process. If you receive an icon telling you that "The code is not valid," you know that the code you have isn't correct. Find another one, or try the same code again to get promotional items for your cell phone.