Have you been thinking about porting out of AT&T service for some time now?
But wait, before you divide to port out let’s make sure that you have all the necessary details that you will need to port into a new carrier.
Among those one of the most vital detail is your Port PIN or Transfer PIN for AT&T Account.
You will need to have the TRransfer PIN with you when you want to request AT&T for porting your number out of it.
In this guide, we will be going over what Transfer PIN is and how you can easily get it in detail, so read on!
What is AT&T Transfer PIN?
AT&T Transfer PIN is the number that you will need to port out your number from AT&T.
The transfer PIN is different from the security number or wireless password.
You will have to submit the Transefr PIN to a new carrier when you want to port out of AT&T.
The carrier needs to submit the Transfer PIN and the Account details on behalf of the customer to AT&T when you want to port out the number from AT&T.
Transfer PIN is a security measure taken by AT&T so that your account remains protected in case of a scam and fraud.
How to Get AT&T Transfer PIN?
Transfer PIN can be found through several ways in AT&T as we will be showing below.
1. Find the Transfer PIN Through the App
- Open AT&T App from your phone and log in to your account.
- Select More and choose Manage Profile.
- Go to People & Permissions.
- Now, tap on Transfer Phone Number and select Request a new PIN.
You will have to copy the PIN Number shown now and that’s it, you have received the Transfer PIN from AT&T.
2. Find The Transfer PIN On the Website
- Open the AT&T website and log into your account.
- Go to the Dashboard and click on People & Permissions.
- Choose Wireless.
- Now select Transfer Phone Number and select Request a new PIN.
Copy the PIN from the screen and you are done getting the transfer PIN to port out your number.
3. Contact the Support Team to Get the Transfer PIN
You can also contact the Support Team of AT&T directly to get the Transfer PIN.
To get the Transfer PIN dial *7678 (PORT) from your phone and then follow the instructions given to get the PIN.
What is AT&T Account Number?
Account Number is a unique number that is provided by AT&T to all their customers when they register with their service.
It is not your phone number and you will need it with Transfer PIN to port out your number from AT&T.
Make sure that you give it to your new carrier so that they can request a port out to AT&T.
How to Get AT&T Account Number?
You can easily find your AT&TAccount Number on the paper bill. You can check the top of the bill where the customer details are written and it should be there.
You can also find it by going to the AT&T website and then going to the option My Linked Accounts, from there you can find the Account number for the account that you want.
FAQ: How to Check AT&T Port Status?
To check the Port Status of AT&T you will have to visit the AT&T Port Status page. There you will have to enter the phone number that you want to check the status on and click on the Check Status option. You will be able to see the Port Status of the number after this.
FAQ: What Is AT&T Transfer PIN Text?
After you contact the Support Team of AT&T to get the Transfer PIN you will see it on your device as a text, this is called AT&T Transfer PIN Text.