1

CHECK

Most phones work. See if yours will too!

CHECK PHONE COMPATIBILITY

2

BUY

Get a SIM or Activation Kit and pick a plan.

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3

ACTIVATE

After you’ve bought a SIM or Kit,
transfer your phone and number.

ACTIVATE YOUR PHONE

Blackberry phones are not compatible with this program. Phones purchased from Straight Talk, Net10, TracFone, Safelink and Telcel America are already prepared for activation right out of the box.

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How does STRAIGHT TALK’S Bring Your Own Phone program work?

Just buy a GSM SIM Card or CDMA Activation Kit to use with your
compatible phone and follow a few simple instructions to activate it.

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BRING YOUR OWN PHONE PROGRAM FAQs

You’ve got questions – we’ve got answers.

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.

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How can I obtain Straight Talk BYOP service?

Follow these steps. For details, please refer to the corresponding question and answer:

  1. Check Compatibility. Refer to “How do I know if my phone is compatible with Straight Talk’s BYOP Program?”
  2. Confirm if you’ll need a Straight Talk BYOP SIM. Refer to “How do I know if I will need a Straight Talk BYOP SIM?”
  3. Get your Straight Talk BYOP SIM if applicable. Refer to “How do I know which SIM to use from my Straight Talk BYOP Activation Package?”
  4. Select the correct SIM card for your phone. Refer to “How do I know which SIM to use from my Straight Talk BYOP Activation Package?”
  5. Register your Phone if it is CDMA compatible. Refer to “How do I register my Sprint or other CDMA compatible phone?”
  6. Activate your Phone. Refer to “How do I activate my Straight Talk BYOP service?”

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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