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††Based on a comparison of the average cost of the $45 Straight Talk Service Plan plus average sales tax and fees when purchased in Walmart and the average total monthly cost reported by top two carriers’ postpaid customers on a 2-year service contract individual plan with unlimited talk, text and comparable high speed data. Plan costs include all taxes, fees and overage charges. Source: Nationwide survey conducted February 2016.

HOW TO BRING YOUR OWN PHONE TO STRAIGHT TALK

Step 1

Step 2

Buy An Activation Kit and Service Plan

The Kit includes the SIM card or Network Access Code to make your phone work on our service – and the plan provides all the talk, text and data you’ll need.

Buy Activation Kit

Step 3

ACTIVATE YOUR PHONE ON STRAIGHT TALK

After you get your Activation Kit and service plan, decide if you want to keep your phone number. Then follow the simple directions on our activation page to activate your phone.

Activate Your Phone

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is BYOP?
BYOP stands for Bring Your Own Phone. With Straight Talk’s Bring Your Own Phone program, you can get Straight Talk service on your current phone as long as it is compatible with our BYOP program. Compatible phones include: GSM Unlocked phones, AT&T Compatible phones, T-Mobile Compatible phones, Sprint Compatible Phones, and some other CDMA Technology Compatible phones.
How can I obtain Straight Talk BYOP service?
Follow these steps. For details, please refer to the corresponding question and answer:
How do I know if my phone is compatible with Straight Talk’s BYOP Program?
To check if your phone is compatible, visit straighttalkbyop.com, select “Check Phone Compatibility,” and follow the steps. Compatible phones include: GSM Unlocked phones, AT&T Compatible phones, T-Mobile Compatible phones, Sprint Compatible Phones, and some other CDMA Technology Compatible phones.
How can I obtain Straight Talk LTE BYOP service?
Your phone must be LTE Technology and compatible with one of our Bring Your Own Phone Programs then follow the steps described on the question “How can I obtain Straight Talk BYOP service?”
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ACTIVATION KIT
$0.99
  • Nationwide Coverage
  • No Contract
  • Keep Your Number
  • Service Plan Required
Buy Activation Kit
Available at Walmart
Activate Your Phone
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