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Tech Coach FAQs
  1. What is Verizon Tech Coach?

    Verizon Tech Coach is a service that gives you over-the-phone, personalized technical support from experts in Verizon Wireless devices and consumer electronics. Verizon Tech Coach agents can solve most issues in just one call, but if the Verizon Tech Coach agent doesn’t have the answer right away, they will call you back within 24 hours with a solution. In addition, the Verizon Tech Coach agent will make recommendations on how to optimize your device for your lifestyle.

    Verizon Tech Coach also provides online tools, including chat support and a comprehensive interactive device guide, to help you learn how to optimize your device on your own.

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  2. What is included with Verizon Tech Coach?

    With Verizon Tech Coach, you’ll receive personalized service from device experts who will help you with your technical device needs, including how to connect it with other products and services.  

    For example, a Verizon Tech Coach agent can help you:

    • Optimize your device’s performance (battery, speed, etc.)
    • Find the latest third party apps to use your device to its fullest potential (email, browsing, games, etc.)
    • Connect with networks and other electronic devices in/out of the home
    • Transfer your contacts, photos, and videos from one device to another

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  3. How often can I contact Verizon Tech Coach Representatives with issues?

    Verizon Tech Coach provides unlimited support. Contact Verizon Tech Coach agents as often as you’d like.

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  4. On what types of devices can I receive support with Verizon Tech Coach?

    Verizon Tech Coach supports your enrolled mobile device and the things that it connects to, including apps, PCs, printers, routers, TVs, cloud services, WiFi, Bluetooth® and more.

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  5. Can I purchase Verizon Tech Coach at any time?

    Yes, you can purchase Verizon Tech Coach at any time for $7 per month per device. If you're enrolled in Total Equipment Coverage (TEC), you can add Verizon Tech Coach for an additional $2 per month for phones and smartphones and $0.01 per month for iPhone® and tablets. Verizon Tech Coach is included for Total Mobile Protection subscribers.

    To enroll in Total Mobile Protection, which includes Verizon Tech Coach, Total Equipment Coverage and Verizon Support & Protection Premium, you must enroll within 30 days of one of the following:

    • Opening a new account with a new device
    • Purchasing a new device with a new plan contract

    To enroll in any of these programs, visit the Change Features page in My Verizon now. To see your current plan, features and services, visit the My Plans and Services page in My Verizon.

    iPhone is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. Total Equipment Coverage and Extended Warranty are not available in Florida.

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  6. How can I reach a Verizon Tech Coach agent?

    There are several ways to reach a Verizon Tech Coach agent:

    • Call (800) 922-0204 from a landline and select technical support (option 3)
    • Dial *611 from your cell phone and select technical support (option 3)
    • Go to for online chat*
    • Click-to-call using the Verizon Support & Protection app*

    * Note: Available September 26.

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  7. What are the Verizon Tech Coach hours of operation?

    Verizon Tech Coaches are available seven days a week from 6 AM - 11 PM local time.

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  8. What qualifications do Verizon Tech Coach agents possess?

    Verizon Tech Coach agents are U.S.-based, certified technicians. To provide you with the best customer experience, our agents generally have one or more years of technical troubleshooting experience with mobile applications and one or more years of selling or servicing mobile devices.

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  9. Where can I access the Verizon Tech Coach interactive device guide?

    To access the interactive device guide, go to

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  10. Where can I receive Verizon Tech Coach online chat support?

    Go to to speak to a Verizon Tech Coach agent through online chat.

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Last Modified: August 21, 2014