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You own your phone number. Parking your number with NumberBarn allows you to maintain ownership of that number. You can activate it when you need it and not have to give out a new phone number. You can even upload a custom message to play for anyone who calls your number!
Moving across the country or going on a temporary leave? Not sure when or where you'll need service for that number? Don't just cancel your phone service and lose your number. Or worse, pay your provider's outrageous parking and activation fees. Park your old number and safely store it with NumberBarn. You can easily transfer it out to the provider of your choice or upgrade your plan with us for free.
You've had that old home phone number for years, but it's use has been replaced by your cell phone. Over those years you've used it as a contact for countless services and businesses, schools and organizations. Now you're ready to cancel it and save some money. What happens when you cancel that service and lose your number? Those calls, texts and personal contacts continue to reach that old phone number. And when that number is reissued, a new phone subscriber now has easy access that personal information. Parking your number lets you notify those contacts before your number goes back into circulation.
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 own that number you've had for years. You can transfer it to another phone service or park it and save it for later. That includes your old home phone, pre-paid cell phone, old business line or cell service.
Feel safe and secure when entrusting your phone numbers to NumberBarn. We Offer:
The lowest prices in the industry
First-class customer support
No contract, hidden taxes or fees
A fun pig as a mascot
What if I decide to cancel?
If you no longer wish to use NumberBarn, you can cancel at any time.
What does "port my number" mean?
"Porting" simply means transferring your existing landline or cell phone number from one telephone service provider to another.
What numbers can be ported to NumberBarn?
We can port most wireless and landline phone numbers in the United States and Canada. Sorry, we don't support any other countries (yet!). Verify if we can port in your number here
When can I cancel my old service?
Once your number has safely transferred to NumberBarn you can cancel your old phone service.
What happens when someone calls my parked NumberBarn number?
Any callers who dial your parked number will hear a short, pre-recorded message telling them the number is parked with NumberBarn. To hear this message, call 844-586-5686.
Can I customize my outgoing park message?
Yes! You can upload a custom .mp3 or .wav file, or record a message over the phone to use as your outgoing message. Park message is limited to 30 seconds.
Can I change my plan to use call forwarding?
You are able to update your plan at any time. There are no fees to do so.
How long does it take to port a number?
We've all heard the reports of "same day" transfers. Yes, same day transfers do happen, but the truth is only wireless to wireless transfers will happen within 24 hours. And not because wireless carriers care more about their customers, but because the Federal Communications Commision (FCC) and the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) mandate it. We are the best in the biz, but NumberBarn is not a carrier. We are a service provider. We are subject to our vendor and carrier time frames. Most number ports will take 3 - 10 business days to activate.
Is there a fee to port out to another provider?
There are no fees to port your number away from NumberBarn. Your new provider may charge a port in fee.
Will my new carrier accept a phone number transferred from NumberBarn?
The majority of carriers will accept phone number transfers from NumberBarn. Some mobile carriers have policies that only allow them to port in "wireless" phone numbers. NumberBarn's numbers are classified as "wireline" and that classification can not be modified by NumberBarn. Check with you new carrier first.
Can I port out a number to any phone?
Cellular phones and VoIP can be used with any number. However, landlines must be associated with an area code for the region it is in. So while you can use a California 951 area code for a cellphone or VOIP carrier in New York (as an example), you would need a local New York area code such as 646 for a landline.
Please note: Not every phone number in your area code will work at every address in your area code. This is true of all numbers in the country. If you move outside of your “rate center”, even your current landline number would not work at your new address. It has to do with the legacy telecom switch network. VOIP and wireless carriers are not bound by these restrictions. They use the internet and cell towers, respectively, independent of the telecom switch network.
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