How to easily activate!

You have recently received your new mobile phone and wondering to give life? Yes, don’t worry as the activation process using is now faster and simpler with Xfinity. Xfinity helps in case of both cases. First, if you are taking a new number, and second if you are transferring an old one. So, to start with the Xfinity mobile account, you are at the right place. Make sure not to skip this guide.

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These are below listed things one must remember before they begin with an Xfinity account.

  • In case you are transferring previous carrier, you will require an account PIN and a copy of your bill. If not available, contact your carrier support.
  • When transferring from the previous carrier, ensure to keep both the new and old phones closer. Don’t forget to back up the old phone.
  • If you are setting up a new number, you will have to pay a $10 setup fee with your first bill.
  • An iPhone 12 user has to insert the nanoSIM card themselves as it is preinstalled in Android devices.

Steps to activate a new phone on Xfinity

Follow this process to activate Xfinity on the new phone.

  • Start by unboxing all the things ordered such as a sim card, mobile phone, etc.
  • Next, insert the sim card into the new mobile phone.
  • Now open
  • Create an account here.
  • Choose which phone you want to activate.
  • Select the “I want a new number” option.
  • You will be assigned with a new number as soon as your mobile gets activated.
  • Click on the “Activate” option.
  • Wait for around 10 to 20 minutes.
  • In the email address, you will get your new number.
  • Switch on the new phone and enjoy.

Steps to activate Xfinity from the old carrier

These steps will help you transfer the number.

  • You might have received a new SIM card if thought of transferring.
  • Insert the new SIM card in the old phone and eject the old SIM.
  • Open
  • Create an account.
  • Select “Keep current number”.
  • Enter a few details like account number, and PIN.
  • Click the “Activate” tab.
  • Wait for a few minutes until you receive a successfully activated notification.

Things to check if facing trouble setting an iPhone device

Check these things if you are facing issues while setting up an iPhone.

  • Ensure that you have selected “Set up over wifi” while activation.
  • Update your carrier settings.

Keep waiting, you will see it activated in 15 minutes. In some cases it might take about an hour so don’t worry.

Frequently asked questions

Q1. What to do in case I have forgotten my Xfinity password?

Ans- In such cases, you have an option. All you need to do is visit the login page and reset the password using the mobile number or email address associated with that account.

Q2. Does Xfinity support iPhone devices?

Ans- Yes, it is compatible with iPhone devices as well.

Q3. How much time do I need to activate my new phone with Xfinity?

Ans- This is a simple process. So, hardly it would require 20 to 30 minutes to complete the entire process.


Start activating your phone today itself with Xfinity mobile. All you need to do is follow the guide mentioned above. The process is simple but it might take some time. So sit back and relax until it’s done. You can contact us in the section provided below in case you have any doubts.

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