Have a Windows phone you love? Bring it!

Device Requirements

  • Your phone must be unlocked and compatible with our network. Learn More
    • If you are unsure if your phone is unlocked, simply visit a Cricket store and we will help you.
    • To unlock your phone, contact the wireless company that sold you the phone for instructions.
  • Your phone must accept a Cricket SIM card. What's a SIM card?

How to Bring Your Windows Phone:

  1. Verify your Windows phone is unlocked (What is an unlocked phone?).
  2. Check to see if your Windows phone is compatible (use our IMEI checker).
  3. Purchase a Cricket SIM card and one month of service. You can also transfer your current wireless number.
  4. When your package arrives, insert your SIM card into your phone (view SIM card instructions).
  5. Visit cricketwireless.com/activate to activate your service, and enjoy Cricket's Great, Big Network!

Windows Phone Configuration

For Windows phones, you'll need to enter the Cricket settings for data and MMS manually, but don't worry - it's easy! We'll walk you through the process here.

Please note: screens may vary slightly for different phone brands or versions of Windows OS.

1. From the main menu, swipe left to go to your applications.

Windows screenshot home screen

2. Tap Settings.

Windows screenshot menu

3. Tap Cellular + SIM or Cellular.

Windows screenshot cellular + SIM

4. Tap SIM Settings.

Windows screenshot SIM settings

5. First tap add Internet APN (or edit Internet APN).

internet apn settings

6. Add the following setting:

APN: ndo

Windows screenshot internet settings

Don't worry about extra settings not listed.

7. Then tap add MMS APN (or edit MMS APN).

internet apn settings

8. Add the following settings:

APN: ndo

WAP Gateway: proxy.aiowireless.net

WAP Gateway Port: 80

MMSC (URL): http://mmsc.aiowireless.net

MMSC Port: 80

Maximum MMS Size: 10240

Windows screenshot MMS settings  Windows screenshot MMS settings 2  Windows screenshot MMS settings 3

Don't worry about extra settings not listed.

9. Press the Save icon to store your changes and then restart your device.

Congratulations! Your settings are complete.