Step One

1. Check Your Phone's Compatibility

Step Three

3. Activate & Enjoy Cricket Service

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Check your phone's compatibility by selecting your current wireless carrier.

  • AT&T

  • Sprint

  • T-Mobile

  • Verizon

  • Other

All unlocked AT&T phones are eligible.

Let's check your device ID number so we can offer you the plans and features that will work best with your phone.

Dial

*#06#

on your phone to get your IMEI number. Select Continue to check your phone and add a Universal SIM Card Kit to your cart.
15-digit number (no spaces or dashes) Need help?
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Only the following unlocked Sprint phones are eligible:

  • iPhone 5/5s/5c
  • iPhone 6/6 Plus
  • Nexus 6

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Have one of the phones listed above?

Congrats! Let's check your device ID number so we can offer you the plans and features that will work best with your phone.

Dial

*#06#

on your phone to get your IMEI number. Select Continue to check your phone and add a Universal SIM Card Kit to your cart.
15-digit number (no spaces or dashes) Need help?

All unlocked T-Mobile phones are eligible.

Let's check your device ID number so we can offer you the plans and features that will work best with your phone.

Dial

*#06#

on your phone to get your IMEI number. Select Continue to check your phone and add a Universal SIM Card Kit to your cart.
15-digit number (no spaces or dashes) Need help?
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Only the following unlocked Verizon phones are eligible:

  • iPhone 5/5s/5c
  • iPhone 6/6 Plus
  • Nexus 6


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Have one of the phones listed above?

Congrats! Let's check your device ID number so we can offer you the plans and features that will work best with your phone.

Dial

*#06#

on your phone to get your IMEI number. Select Continue to check your phone and add a Universal SIM Card Kit to your cart.
15-digit number (no spaces or dashes) Need help?

Many unlocked phones are eligible.

Let's check your device ID number so we can offer you the plans and features that will work best with your phone.

Dial

*#06#

on your phone to get your IMEI number. Select Continue to check your phone and add a Universal SIM Card Kit to your cart.
15-digit number (no spaces or dashes) Need help?
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If your current Cricket SIM card is lost or damaged, just order a new Universal SIM Card Kit to keep your service going.

Bring Your Own Phone to Cricket (BYOP): It's easy!

If you want to switch your carrier, but you don't want to switch devices, you're welcome to bring your phone to Cricket. It's simple.

1. Check phone compatibility in seconds using the IMEI quick-check tool and instructions above. Want more details about cell phone compatibility? Learn about unlocked and GSM cell phones.

2. Next, pick your plan To get the most out of a great phone, you need a great cell phone plan. Sign up for one of our affordable prepaid phone plans and get some of the best prices around with no annual contract. 

3. Bring it!  As soon you as you get your new Cricket SIM card (usually within 2 business days), activate your service, insert your card, and bring your phone to our fast, reliable 4G LTE network.

At Cricket, you can have the best of all worlds: a phone you love on a network you can rely on. Get started now and experience a more satisfying phone service.