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How do I change my authorized user on Sprint?

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Asked By: Ahmida Mauleon | Last Updated: 24th February, 2020
To authorized a subscriber,
  1. Go to, click Sign In, enter Username and Password, click Sign In.
  2. The preferences screen will display. Select Add Delegate.
  3. Review the consent and check the box to agree. Select Next.
  4. Confirmation of your election will be displayed.

Similarly, you may ask, how do I change my account holder on Sprint?

Customer instructions for change of ownership

  1. Have an active Sprint account. Call 855-808-4185 to establish a new account if needed.
  2. Go to to register your Sprint account with your account number, not the phone number.
  3. Provide the Releasor your Sprint account number.

Subsequently, question is, how do I remove someone from my Sprint account? Add or remove devices in your profile. You can add or remove devices associated to your online profile on the My device page on Click on the My Sprint then Permissions. Click on the Tell us about your device link.

Also, does the account holder need to be present Sprint?

In order to make ANY CHANGES TO AN ACCOUNT at the Store Level, they need the account holder or an account delegate/Authorized user (must be added via the account holders account) present.

Can you split a Sprint family plan?

Re: Splitting a family plan Hello rickdb1, in order to move 2 of your lines to another account, you would need to complete a change of ownership process. The Acceptor must complete the Change of Ownership Online Request Form after the Releasor has completed and submitted the online form.

How do you release a Sprint phone?

If you believe that your postpaid device is eligible to be unlocked and want to request a SIM unlock, contact Sprint Customer Care by dialing *2 from your Sprint mobile device or call 888-211-4727. Sprint Forward customers must contact Customer Care at 855-639-4644 to request that their device be unlocked.

Can I transfer my Sprint account to someone else?

In order for someone to take over responsibility for another Sprint phone number (and any lease or installment billing agreement), both people must have active Sprint accounts with no past due balance. Example: A child moving away from home wants their own account, but wants to keep their phone number.

Can I add a name to my Sprint account?

Add, remove or update access to your profile. You can control the level of access to any profile or phone that has access to your account on My Sprint. You can grant permission to another user on the account to change their plan, add a phone, or pay and update billing information.

What is Sprint change ownership?

To change ownership, accounts must be active and in good standing. Discounted Phones Contract Term and Access Fee: The new owner assumes the remaining Sprint Service Agreement and is subject to an Early Termination Fee (ETF) if they cancel prior to completing the contract term.

Can I change the name on my Sprint account?

These customers must go to a Sprint-owned retail store to request a billing name change. Note: Once your request is approved, in addition to updating your billing name on your Sprint account, we will also update the caller ID for any lines listed under your old billing name to your new/corrected billing name.

How do I change my name on my bills?

If you manage your bills online, you generally can edit your account holder information online too. Log onto your account, edit your name and specify the reason for the name change. Click “update information” and you should be done.

How do I change my name on my Sprint bill?

Change Your Caller ID name on
  1. Sign in to My Sprint by clicking Sign in/Create my profile.
  2. From My Sprint menu, select Permissions.
  3. You will be prompted to complete a 2 step authentication.
  4. Click ‘X’ symbol to close My preferences window.
  5. Click Change Caller ID name.
  6. Update Caller ID name field.
  7. Click Save.

How long does a change of ownership take?

How long does it take to transfer ownership of a property? It usually takes four to six weeks to complete the legal processes involved in the transfer of title.

How can I add an authorized user to My Sprint account?

To authorized a subscriber,
  1. Go to, click Sign In, enter Username and Password, click Sign In.
  2. The preferences screen will display. Select Add Delegate.
  3. Review the consent and check the box to agree. Select Next.
  4. Confirmation of your election will be displayed.

When you upgrade your phone do you keep the old one?

This is where some decision making comes into play. You basically have two options when it comes to your old phone: you keep it or you ditch it. That’s the basis of it, anyway. If you decide to keep your device, then you at least have a back-up plan in the case that something happens to your new phone.

Can I upgrade my phone without the account holder Sprint?

No person other than the account holder should be able to make changes to your account without your permission regardless of whether it causes monetary changes to the account or not.

How long does it take to upgrade a phone?

You typically see early upgrade plans ranging from 6-18 months and sometimes even 24 months on contracts that are longer than your average 2-year contract. Once you’re up for an early upgrade, you’ll get a new cell phone and new monthly payments will begin.

Can you trade in a cracked phone to Sprint?

Phone Trade-in: Phone must be unlocked, deactivated & all personal data deleted before trade-in and in good working and undamaged order; device powers on and there are no broken, missing or cracked pieces. Device will not be returned. Current customers must own trade in device.

What is Sprint damaged device fee?

Certain types of repairs may require a non-refundable Service Fee for Sprint Complete customers, depending upon your plan and your device tier. Service Fees range from $25 to $140 per approved repair, depending upon the type of device and nature of the damage and frequency of repair.

Can you upgrade a damaged phone Sprint?

Re: Upgrading broke phone

If you are eligible: A Sprint Owned Retail Store will be able to upgrade your phone with the Upgrade Now fee and Buyback of your current device. To locate a Sprint owned store, go to and make sure to go to a Sprint owned store.

Can I get a new phone before my contract is up?

Some networks allow you to upgrade before your contract ends. We can only process early upgrades over the phone or in-store. We have a great range of SIM free and Pay as you go phones. If you buy a new phone, you’ll be able to use your existing SIM until it’s time for your upgrade.

How much does it cost to upgrade your phone?

In general, upgrading to the newest model would cost you: An extra $25 a month, the typical price for financing or leasing a phone; or. $199, the typical price for subsidizing a phone with a contract; or. $650 or more to buy your phone outright.

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