I don't know why you wanted to pay off the device payments. The easiest way is porting your number to Ring.to and your device remain balance will come from the next bill.
I guess you are not going to stop offering your creative suggestions sprmankalel
"Why can't you pay it with a CC and then pay off the CC and use the VZW GCs to pay your monthly bill?"
Do you work for Verizon?
Not at all because there is more than one way to skin a cat. But you keep fighting to get Verizon to change how they do things and let me know how it works out.