Overview of Tracfone
Generally speaking, Tracfone is known as the largest budget prepaid service provider based in the United States. The company offers an alternative to escape from the heavy fee leading carriers to apply to their consumers. Users can choose whichever plan works best for them since no monthly subscription is required. Checking the remaining balance regularly is one of the best ways to control the money. Tracfone users can simply track their phone usage, know what they get with the money spent, and also can pay attention to when the service period ends so they can renew if they want.
There are various ways to check the remaining balance on Tracfone. Users can check the balance via the website or Tracfone application. Depending on the device a user prefers to use, he/she can check by dialling a certain number, sending a text message, checking the user account on the Tracfone website or app either on Android or iPhone mobile devices.
How to check Tracfone balance on a feature phone
If are a Tracfone user, you will be able to keep track of your balance usage simply via your feature phone. Before moving into further details, it is better to tell what is the difference between a smartphone and a feature phone. One the feature phone, the remaining balance is called airtime, in which the user gets some minutes that he/she can afterwards use for text messages, calls, and for the internet. However, on a smartphone, it is separated between that three services.
When the user checks his/her balance via the feature phone, the information will immediately be displayed in two places, first, on his/her home screen, so that the user can check airtime with only a glance. The second is to gain access to the Prepaid menu right on the user’s phone.
How to check the remaining minutes on my Tracfone online
No matter you use a smartphone or a feature phone, there are many other ways to check your remaining Tracfone balance. It can also be done online, by dialling a certain number or checking with a text message. Some ways do not even ask the user to have a phone at hand. As long as the user is online, he/she can check the balance. You can check your balance via the website, here are some instructions:
Using Tracfone website - The easiest way to check your Tracfone balance online is via their official website. There are two major ways to do it, one is using your account login credentials, and another using your phone number.
Using your phone number:
- You need to visit www.Tracfone.com /balance inquiry site.
- Then enter your mobile phone number.
- In the right column right beside the phone number is a four-digit code. To receive the code, you should text four to 611611 from your mobile phone. If you do not have your mobile phone, then you may use the 4 last digits of your sim card.
If succeed, you will immediately be redirected to the private Tracfone account page. Then, you will be able to check your remaining balance right under the “Get Data Balance” section.
Using your account’s login credentials:
- Go to the official website of Tracfone at www.Tracfone.com /balance inquiry.
- Then, enter your login credentials, e.g., username and password. If you do not have a Tracfone account, there will be an option to register and set up a new account.
- Once you have successfully logged in to your Tracfone account, you will immediately be redirected to your account page.
- Now, you should go to the “My devices” section. Here, you must choose the phone whose balance you would like to check, and then select the “Get Data Balance” button.
Note that, apart from those two major methods of logging in, Tracfone also offers another way to log in, e.g., via your Facebook account.
Check the remaining balance on Tracfone by dialling
For some GSM platforms, you are enabled to check your remaining balance by dialling *777*1#. First, you should dial *to77*1#, then wait for a few seconds until a pop-up window appears. This notification will inform you about the current status of your Tracfone plan, for example, how many calls, texts, and internet data you have left on your Tracfone balance.
How to Check Tracfone Balance on iPhone
There is an app for Tracfone users, where they can log in to their accounts on iPhone. Users can download the application from iOS App Store right under the name “Tracfone My Account.” Tracfone’s iPhone application version also displays your current balance summary on its dashboard.
The features of iPhone and Android are quite the same. Both platforms enable you to add airtime (add-ons), subscribe to auto-refill, and buy airtime. The global card balance is shown below the standard Tracfone balance summary. If you slide the menu button on the top left side and you will immediately find extra features like activating a device if you are a new Tracfone consumer, buying airtime for someone else, or adding a device.
How to Check Tracfone Balance on Android Phone
Androids such as Alcatel, LG, Samsung, and ZTE are supported to use the Tracfone application to allow its users to check their balance. To do so, you need to go to Google Play Store and look for “Tracfone My Account“. Once you find it, tap on install and wait for few seconds until the application is downloaded and then installed. Then, open the app and check your remaining balance. With the Tracfone My Account app on Android, you are enabled to check the remaining number of texts, minutes, and data you have left.
Tracfone My Account application comes with additional features such as adding a new device. It means that the user is allowed to manage more than one device within one application. Tracfone customers may also send airtime to a friend or someone else. Moreover, the users can contact support via this application and see their transaction history.