Refer A Friend is a customer referral program that allows you to earn up to $250/year in account credits by referring your friends to Cricket (10 referrals per calendar year).
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You must have active Cricket service and a My Account or myCricket app login to be able to send your friends referrals.
- Send your personal referral link via text message, email, or social media. You can do so from inside My Account or the myCricket app.
- Your friend clicks the link, enters their email address, and a unique 13-character referral code is emailed to them.
- Your friend joins Cricket, activates service, and redeems their code in My Account or the myCricket app within 30 days of getting the code. Note: The referral code can be entered during activation or within My Account or myCricket app.
- After 60 days of active service, you both get a $25 account credit. This credit will be automatically applied to your account.
Active Cricket customers can participate in Refer A Friend. This excludes customers on an employee plan or discounted line of service.
Your Refer A Friend credit will be automatically applied to your account after 60 days of active service. You can see the credit in the Account Summary section of My Account or myCricket.
Refer A Friend credits are automatically applied to your account. They can be used to pay for service and plan features on your account.
Account credits only expire when Cricket service is canceled.
No, Refer A Friend credits can only be used for Cricket services and features.
To participate in Refer A Friend in the myCricket App, please download the latest version from the App Store or Google Play. Alternately, you may visit Refer A Friend in My Account on desktop or mobile.
No, your friend must open a new Cricket account.
You can receive up to 10 referral credits per account per calendar year.
You can check the status of your referrals in My Account or the myCricket app. The first step is Claimed Code. This means your friend clicked the referral link you sent and retrieved their unique referral code. The next step is Redeemed Code. At this point, your friend has joined Cricket and has used their referral code. The last step is Earned $25. At this point, both you and your friend have earned a $25 credit that has been applied to each of your accounts.
My friend activated Cricket service before generating their referral code. How can I get credit for the referral?
Unfortunately, if your friend activates service before claiming the referral code, there's nothing we can do. Next time you refer someone, please remind them to click the link you sent them to get a referral code before activating service.
Make sure your friend has entered their referral code in My Account or the myCricket app.
My friend joined Cricket and entered their referral code in My Account or myCricket. Why haven't I received my $25 yet?
Once you and your friend keep your Cricket service active for 60 days, you'll receive your referral credits.
Yes, as long as you and your friend do not cancel service within 60 days of your friend joining Cricket.
If the friend you referred cancels service fewer than 60 days from signing up, the referral will be unsuccessful. No credit will be applied to your account.
You can try to retrieve your referral code on a mobile device, laptop or desktop, or visit a Cricket store.
You have two options:
- Search for the email Cricket sent you when you clicked the referral link.
- Select Forgot Code in My Account or myCricket.
You must retrieve your referral code from your friend's link before activating service. Unfortunately, once you activate service, there's nothing else we can do. Check out the other great cell phone deals Cricket has to offer.
You will receive your referral credit after 60 days of active Cricket service, as long as you meet the program requirements. This includes redeeming your referral code during activation and in My Account or myCricket within 30 days of getting the code.
Yes, you will receive your $25 credit as long as you do not cancel service within 60 days of joining Cricket.
The credit will be applied to your account after 60 days of service, even if your account is in a suspended state.