It is Possible to use the iPhone 4/4S with Tracfone - Here is How:
|Use an iPhone 4 and 4S with Tracfone service|
First, here is some back story on the iPhone coming to Tracfone:
We recently (a few months back now) got a tip from a visitor that Tracfone may be accepting iPhone 4 and 4S for use with their 'Bring Your Own Phone' program which already allows users to bring CDMA smartphones to use with Tracfone service.
If you visit the following link, it appears that the iPhone 4 and 4S will work with Tracfone service:
iPhone 4/4S with Tracfone Service
We have since received significant feedback confirming that both the iPhone 4 and 4S (Verizon) will work with Tracfone's Bring Your Own Phone program. See the comments below for more information.
|iPhone 4 cdma|
Many Tracfone users are already reporting that phones like the Motorola Droid 3, or HTC Incredible (but maybe not the Moto G (Verizon)) are working with Tracfone's BYOP program, so it is exciting that they will be expanding the phone options to Apple products.
Just remember that for now, phones need to be Used Verizon CDMA to work with Tracfone.
We have now confirmed that iPhone 4 and 4S (Verizon) will work with Tracfone. If you are wondering where to find a phone, Amazon has a number of used iPhones for under $100!
How to Add Your iPhone 4 or 4S to Tracfone BYOP
Here is a simple guide for those interested in using an iPhone 4 or 4S with Tracfone, but are unsure of which phone to get, and how to navigate the process.
1. You will need to find a used Verizon iPhone 4 or 4S. Here are some links to places where you can get a used phone:
iPhone 4S on eBay (Verizon)
Take a look at the options and find the best phone or price for you. The iPhone 4S is a little newer than the 4, comes with Siri and a few other upgrades, but is also a bit more expensive.
|How to Use the iPhone 4 with Tracfone|
2. You should look into Verizon service in your area (before you buy the phone) and determine if it will work for you. If you already have a CDMA phone that works, you should be fine.
You can also use the MEID from the iPhone with your zip-code to check if it will work (but this isn't always possible if you're buying it online). To do this, go to Tracfone's BYOP page and enter the information.
3. Once you determine that a Verizon iPhone will work in your area (or are at least willing to give it a shot!), go to Tracfone.com and follow the instructions for activating a new phone. You can also do this over the phone by calling Customer Service. You will need to purchase a $10 network activation card.
Some people have reported a seamless transition to their new iPhone while others have faced a run around for some reason. The quirks of Tracfone's BYOP program are still being worked out, so some patience may be necessary.
To track your minutes and service days, you can download the Tracfone app, or simply visit the Tracfone website and sign into your account.
Please share below in the comments your experience with adding an iPhone to Tracfone, or your questions relating to it.
Can anyone confirm that the iPhone 4 and 4S with Tracfone have Triple Minutes? Thanks!
If you're not so interested in trying to figure out whether a phone will work with Tracfone, consider the newer LG Optimus Dynamic II, which comes with some great features, and under $100.
Also, for those who still have a regular Tracfone, check out our updated Tracfone Promo Codes for May 2014 or you might be interested in our Top Sales and Deals for May 2014 on Tracfone Devices
Thanks for visiting!