How to Check the Minute Balance on a TracFone

By Palmer Owyoung

TracFone is one of America's largest no-contract prepaid cell phone services, allowing you to pay only for what time you use without a monthly bill. When you need to refill your TracFone phone's minutes, you simply purchase another TracFone airtime card and enter the code from it into your phone. At any time, you can check your minute balance either directly on your phone or by logging into the TracFone website.

Checking Minute Balance on the Phone

Step 1

Open your phone's "Menu" and then select the "Prepaid" menu.

Step 2

Scroll down the page until you see "Airtime Info." Click it. Your minute balance and due date shows.

Step 3

Add another TracFone airtime card before the due date to keep your service active.

Checking Minute Balance Online

Step 1

Sign into your account at the TracFone website and then click the "Register" button. Wait for the registration page to appear. Fill in the required details such as name, address and TracFone mobile number. After completing the details, click on the "Submit" button.

Step 2

Log into your account. Look for the "Login" tab at the top of the page and click it. Enter your user name and password. You are directed to your account.

Step 3

Check your minutes remaining. This is displayed in the middle of the page when you log into your account.