FAQs: Activate Online - Win $1000 Sweepstakes

1. P. Do I need to make a purchase to participate in the Sweepstakes?
  A. No. Customers who activate their device online will be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes. However, there is no purchase necessary. Any legal resident of the United States, 18 or older, can participate by mailing an entry form to MetroPCS "Activate Online - Win $1000" Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 181535, Dallas, TX 75218-8708. Please read Reglas oficiales for specific details on a free method of entry.
2. P. Who can participate in the Activate Online – Win $1000 Sweepstakes?
  A. Any customer who activates a device online will be automatically entered to the Activate Online – Win $1000 Sweepstakes.
3. P. How do I activate a phone?
  A. ¡Visita www.MetroPCS.com/Activate and follow these easy steps:

1. Login/Create an Account
2. Set up your Account
3. Proceed to Checkout
4. From your phone, dial *228
4. P. Do I need to do anything else after activating my phone online to participate?
  A. No. Once you activate your phone online, you'll be entered to participate in the Sweepstakes. No additional steps are necessary.
5. P. What could I win by participating in the Sweepstakes?
  A. You could win a $1000 Visa gift card.
6. P. What’s the length of the Sweepstakes?
  A. Sweepstakes will start on February 1, 2014 at 12:00AM CST and will end on February 28, 2014 at 11:59:59 PM CST. The sweepstakes is divided into four (4) entry periods: Period 1: February 1, 2014 - February 28, 2014. Period 2: March 1, 2014 - March 31, 2014. Period 3: April 1, 2014 - April 30, 2014. Period 4: May 1, 2014 - May 31, 2014.
7. P. How many prizes will be giving away each month?
  A. We will give away one prize per month.
8. P. How many entries are available per person?
  A. You can participate up to 5 times per month, per household.
9. P. When will drawings take place?
  A. Period 1: March 14, 2014. Period 2: April 14, 2014. Period 3: May 14, 2014. Period 4: June 14, 2014.
10. P. If verified as a winner, will I be responsbile for any applicable taxes on the prize?
  A. Yes, please be advised that once you are confirmed as the winner, you will be responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes. An IRS 1099 Form will be prepared in your name and submitted to the IRS for the value of the prize.
11. P. Where can I find the Official Rules for these Sweepstakes?
  A. Ve las Reglas oficiales.