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    Tracfone - Combine Service and Rewards for New Phone?

    I'm relatively new to Tracfone after years with one of the major carriers. Six months ago I bought a BYOD plan with 360 days service and 1500/1500/1500 mnutes/texts/MBs. I want to extend my time and units and earn more rewards. I did use a referral and now have 8400 points.

    Will this work?
    -Purchase 2 of the Moto E6 bundles on HSN with 360 days and 1500/1500/1500 and activate them on my existing account to earn 14,000 points giving me a total of 22400 after 60 days.
    -Use 20,000 points to buy a $300 credit towards a "nice" phone.
    -Replace one of the E6 phones with the new "nice" phone so now have 3 lines, BYOD+E6+"nice" phone.
    -Ask them to "combine" the service from the 3 lines into the one line with the "nice" phone to give me 2+ years of service and 3000/3000/3000 or more units of service on the one "nice" phone line.
    -Sell the 2 E6s for whatever they will bring to recoup some funds.
    -After a year, unlock the "nice" phone.

    Thanks for any advice.

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    To get the nice phone unlocked, it will need to be activated as a new line. Time transferred from another TF line doesn't count as "paid" time. You might be able to redeem points for air time on the new phone (some of us are doing that), but we don't have enough data points yet to know if they will be counted as paid time for unlocking purpose.
    Last edited by hpham; 08-29-2021 at 03:36 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hpham View Post
    To get the nice phone unlocked, it will need to be activated as a new line. Time transferred from another TF line doesn't count as "paid" time. You might be able to redeem points for air time on the new phone (some of us are doing that), but we don't have enough data points yet to know if they will be counted as paid time for unlocking purpose.
    Thank you!. That may influence what I do after adding the two lines and getting the 20K + reward points.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drooper View Post
    That may influence what I do after adding the two lines and getting the 20K + reward points.
    I activated a TF-branded Moto G Power (2020) that I got with points, using a time card that I bought online at Target.com, then I added more air time using points from another account to get it past 60 days. After receiving the referral points for it, I used those points to add more air time to get it past 360 days, out to May 2022. If TF unlocks it then, GREAT. If not, I won't really lose anything, I'll just combine its remaining units/days to one of my other phones on TF.

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