Bring Your Own Phone
It’s easy, follow these three steps to start!
1. Make sure your device is unlocked
You can check with your current carrier if you’re unsure if your device is unlocked. If not, make sure to reach out to them to have your device unlocked before you move to the next step.
2. Check your device’s compatibility
Check your device’s compatibility
Dial *#06# to get your phone’s Device ID number or find it in your phone’s settings.
Note: no dashes or spaces.
3. Get a Cricket SIM
Get a Cricket SIM
We offer two Universal Sim Card Kits. If you want a voice and data plan for your device, select the Voice and Data Universal SIM Card Kit. If you're getting a Data Only Plan, select the Data Only Universal SIM Card Kit. You'll select your specific plans in the next step.
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At Cricket, you’ll get the plans you want and the service you need, so you can do more of what makes you happy.
Get a great big network that covers over 99% of Americans (based on overall coverage in U.S.).
Bring your number and the phone you love. (Device must be unlocked and compatible with the network.)
You can continue to use your current phone service until you're ready to activate your Cricket service.
No Annual Contracts
No Credit Check
No Hidden Fees
This IMEI checker may not cover all devices. Cricket cannot guarantee the performance of non-Cricket branded devices. Device must be compatible with the Cricket network and able to use a Cricket SIM card. AT THIS TIME, OTHER CARRIERS' 5G DEVICES WILL NOT HAVE ACCESS TO 5G SERVICE ON THE CRICKET NETWORK. Data speeds vary by device capabilities and network technology used in your coverage area. 4G LTE coverage not available everywhere. Compatible rate plan required. Tax due at sale. By purchasing, activating, or using your phone and our service, you acknowledge and agree to the Cricket Wireless Terms and Conditions of Service . Coverage not available everywhere.
Please contact the company that previously provided wireless service for this device for help. Cricket cannot activate a device that another wireless company added to this list.
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