Bring Your Own Phone. Here’s How It Works.

Check out our helpful videos and activation instructions
below to see how easy it is to bring your own phone.

How do I activate my GSM-compatible Nexus Android?

  • How do I activate my
    GSM-compatible
    Nexus Android?
  • How do I activate my
    GSM-compatible
    Samsung Galaxy?
  • How do I activate
    my GSM-compatible
    iPhone?
  • Love your phone?
    Keep it.

  • Keep it all when
    you switch.

  • Worried about
    losing your stuff?
    Back it up.

Here’s How To Activate Your Phone

Select your phone type to get simple activation instructions.

Not sure if your phone is GSM or CDMA? Check compatibility now

I HAVE A GSM PHONE

I HAVE A CDMA PHONE

BRING AN UNLOCKED GSM PHONE

Make sure it operates on our compatible frequencies (850 & 1900 MHz)

PURCHASE A STRAIGHT TALK SIM CARD & SERVICE PLAN BUNDLE

BUY AT&T COMPATIBLE SIM
BUY T-MOBILE COMPATIBLE SIM

ACTIVATE YOUR SIM

Follow the easy instructions included in the activation guide that comes with your SIM card. You will need an Unlimited* Service Plan to activate your SIM. Buy it during checkout or during the Activation process.

ACTIVATE NOW

UPDATE YOUR DATA SETTINGS

UPDATE APN SETTINGS

BRING YOUR OWN COMPATIBLE CDMA PHONE

PURCHASE AN ACTIVATION KIT

Buy Now

ACTIVATE

Follow the on-screen instructions to activate. If you already have a CDMA Activation Kit, click here to Activate.

ACTIVATE NOW