How to Add Minutes to a Net10 Phone

Net10 is a prepaid cellular phone service. You can add minutes to your Net10 phone at anytime by purchasing a prepaid card from Net10's website or from a third-party reseller. Many grocery stores, gas stations and convenience stores sell Net10 prepaid cards. Once you have purchased a Net10 prepaid card, use your Net10 phone to add the prepaid minutes to your account.

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Go to the Net10 Prepaid Minutes Web page (see Resources).

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Select the type of prepaid card you would like to buy, enter your Net10 phone number -- or serial number if you cannot currently make or receive any calls from your phone -- and click the "Continue" button.

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Enter your payment information. Net10 provides you with a PIN number once you complete the purchase.

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Power on your Net10 phone.

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Select the "Prepaid Menu" from the home screen.

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Select the "Add Airtime" option.

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Enter your Net10 prepaid card PIN number and press the "Select" button. Wait to receive a text message confirming that you have successfully added the minutes to your Net10 phone. If you do not receive the text message within 15 minutes, call Net10 customer service at 877-836-2368.