Asurion is a technology protection company that services many cell phone providers such as Verizon. If Asurion covers you and your Verizon phone is lost, damaged or malfunctions, you can file a claim through Asurion to receive a replacement device. Before you can use your replacement phone, you will have to activate the device on the Verizon network.
Power off your original phone (If applicable) and charge your replacement device.
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Power on your replacement phone. Dial "*228" and press the "Send" button.
Listen for the prompts. Press "1" to activate your device.
Follow the prompts to enter your wireless number, last four digits of your Social Security number, account password and/or location code.
Stay on the line and wait for the recording to state that your phone is active.