How To Switch My Metro Phone To Another Phone. If you're a new metropcs customer and have your phone and sim card, visit the metropcs website and click activate one phone or activate multiple phones, depending on how many phones you have. A metro salesperson will help you sign up for a plan, port your phone number, and activate your new sim card.
After it asks you if locked to another carrier say no. Remember, you need to have both your old and new phones with you, as well as your previous phone number, the carrier pin and passcodes. Locate the esn/meid number underneath the battery on the new metropcs phone.