Bring it to Cricket for $9.99 + tax.

Tax due at sale. Compatibility restrictions apply.

  • 1. Dial *#06# on your phone's keypad to get your 15-digit IMEI number.

    What is an IMEI number?

    It's an ID number for phones that work on GSM networks. If you don't see an IMEI number, your phone is probably not compatible, but you can still shop for a new Cricket phone. Don't worry, your IMEI number is safe to share.

  • 2. View Compatible Services

  • 3. Choose Your SIM Card

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.

New activation required; activation fee up to $25. Sales tax not included. Must bring a GSM-compatible and unlocked phone to Cricket. The activation or use of this SIM card is subject to Cricket's Terms and Conditions of Service inside this package or available at These Terms and Conditions of Service contain important information - including your agreement to dispute resolution by binding individual arbitration instead of jury trials or class actions. By purchasing, activating, or using your phone and our service, you acknowledge and agree to these Terms and Conditions of Service. Coverage not available everywhere. 2015 Cricket Wireless LLC. All rights reserved.