Users' questions

Can I choose my phone number Fido?

Can I choose my phone number Fido?

A $35 charge applies for changing your phone number but it is free is you do it online on fido.ca. You can do so by logging into My Account on Fido.ca. Click on Services tab and the option Change My Number appears right underneath.

How can I choose my phone number?

Call your service provider or go online to your service provider’s website. If you want to change your service provider, contact the new service provider by going to its website or calling. Ask a representative if and how you can select your own cell-phone number from a list of numbers.

Can I reserve a specific phone number?

You can get a specific phone number by requesting it from your service provider. You can also sign up for an online phone service plan that offers vanity numbers. There are also apps that let users select their own phone numbers. Learn more about vanity numbers and how to get a specific number here.

How do I get a new Fido number?

Here’s how:

  1. Sign in to your Fido My Account.
  2. Select the wireless number you want to change.
  3. Click Change My Number.
  4. Select the province and city you will do most of your calling from and click FIND AVAILABLE NUMBERS.
  5. You’ll be given a list of numbers to choose from. Choose one and click SELECT NUMBER.

Is it free to change your phone number?

Changing your number is free if done online, but you can call and have it changed by a customer service rep for $15. Call 1-800-922-0204 to speak to a representative.

How can I get a second phone number?

Create a forwarding number with Google Voice You’ll be able to pick a phone number, attach it to your Google Account, and forward calls and texts from that number to your existing phone(s)—even an old flip phone. You can also use the official Google Voice app for iOS or Android to make calls and texts from that number.

Can I purchase a phone number?

Yes! You will own this number. Under the FCC’s “local number portability” (LNP) rules, you are legally able to keep your number when you move or change phone companies. You can transfer it to any phone service that will accept it.

How can I get a phone number for free?

TextNow. Available for iPhone and Android devices, TextNow is an 11-year-old app that gives you a secondary number for incoming and outgoing calls and text messages. It works on Mac and Windows computers and tablets, too. All calls and texts to and from the U.S. and Canada are free.

Can you buy a phone number without a plan?

A no-contract phone is one that doesn’t require you to sign a carrier agreement in order to buy and use it, so when the phone’s paid off, it’s yours. Most carriers now sell a no-contract option, either with our without a payment plan.

How can I tell if a phone number is available?

Visit www.textmagic.com or download the TextMagic mobile app on google play store. Enter your phone number and country and click on Validate Number. This app will show you the status of the number if it is active or not. Another app you can use is Phone Number Monitoring.

Can I get a second phone number for free?

TextNow. Available for iPhone and Android devices, TextNow is an 11-year-old app that gives you a secondary number for incoming and outgoing calls and text messages. Also free are services such as call forwarding, caller ID, conference calls and voicemail.