Try Cricket on Us

Get a Taste of Cricket for Free

People who come to Cricket stay with Cricket. Now you can see why. Our 14-day free trial lets you experience Cricket’s nationwide network on your Android or iOS phone without interrupting your existing service with your current carrier.

14 day trial

What Your 14-day Free Trial Includes

  • Unlimited talk & text
  • 3 GB of data
  • Cricket’s 5G network*
  • Endless smiles

*Cricket 5G requires a compatible device and is not available everywhere. For 5G coverage, view

How tryCricket Works

  1. Download tryCricket on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store
  2. Confirm Current Phone Compatibility
  3. Order & Activate Trial SIM
  4. Try Cricket at Home, Work and Play

*Limit one trial per user. An unlocked, GSM-compatible smartphone is required. U.S. only. Video is limited to SD quality. 

How to activate your free trial

Activating Your Trial is Easy Peasy

Once you’re in the tryCricket App, you’ll receive step-by-step instructions based on whether you're using an eSim or physical SIM (pSIM) compatible phone for the trial.

benefits of eSim

Start Smiling Sooner with eSIM

  • If your device is eSIM capable, you can activate your free trial and start talking, texting and surfing in 15 minutes (or less).

Questions about a digital SIM? Learn more.

Keep your number when you switch to Cricket

Keep Your Number. We Got You. 

We’ll give you a Cricket number* for the trial. So, trying Cricket will have zero effect on your current service.

*You’ll receive a trial phone number which belongs to Cricket and is not available to be ported to another carrier or otherwise retained. 

What do when 14 day trail ends

What to Do When Trial Ends

All good things don’t have to come to an end. If you love your experience (we’re betting you will), you can switch to Cricket anytime during your trial. Bring the phone you love (BYOD) or shop our best prepaid phone deals.

See what you save with tryCricket app

Curious What You Could Save by Switching? 

There’s a tool in the app for that. 

Ready to Test Drive the Cricket Network?