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Everytime I boot up my tracfone it says no service no matter

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Everytime I boot up my tracfone it says no service no matter where I am. something has happened and I cannot use the phone. It will turn on but other wise it says "no service." what should I do?
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Hello,

It sounds like what happen is on most phones these days their is a SIM card installed under the battery pack. The SIM card is what allows your service to work. I think your SIM card got messed up for one reason or another. I suggest you contact your carrier and I suspect they will have to do some reprogramming of your SIM card over the phone or in some cases send you a new card in the mail to install.
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