Add A Line with an Existing Phone Number
- To move your phone number over to our network, the phone's original account must still be active with
the other provider
- Some phone service providers require a phone to be paid in full before you can move its number to
another network — check with your current provider for their policy
- Have the following information about the phone number you want to transfer:
- Account owner's full name
- Carrier company's name
- Account number with that provider
- Password or PIN for the account with that provider - Some providers require a porting PIN, check
with your current provider for their requirements
- The phone number
- If you plan to bring your own device to a UScellular account, you can learn more here.
- A credit check may be required.
- Existing accounts must be current to add a new line.
If you need to transfer data from an existing device or are trading in a device:
Click here for instructions on transferring phone content (texts, pictures, contacts, apps, etc ) from
one device to another
Devices being returned or traded-in must be in good working condition and unlocked
by removing the
To disable passcode on Android devices, please refer to our Device
Tutorials for your specific
- For Apple devices, you should also disable "Find my iPhone/Find my iPad". View instructions.
If you've installed any apps, be prepared to reinstall them on your new
Please note: U.S. Cellular is not responsible for charges related to
Three ways to get it done
- Log in to My Account
- Click the Manage Devices link
- Click the Lines & More link and then Add Device
On the Number Selection window choose Keep My Number and complete the information to port your phone number
Bring With You:
A valid, government-issued
photo ID, such as a driver's license or passport
and information for a credit application, such as your social security number.
You must be the Account Owner or an
Authorized Contact on an existing
Form of payment.
You must be the Account Owner or an Authorized
Contact on an existing account.
Information for a credit application, such as your social security number and driver's license number.