How do Mint Mobile plans work?

By eliminating unnecessary overhead and enabling you to buy as much data as you need, Mint Mobile helps save you money, simple as that. 

All of our plans come with the features you need:

  • Unlimited talk & text
  • High-speed mobile data 
  • Free 5G (depending on coverage and phone compatibility)
  • Free mobile hotspot (10GB hotspot on Unlimited)
  • Free calling to Mexico & Canada

What don’t they come with? Monthly bills. That’s because we don’t have you pay month-to-month here.

Buying in bulk

What sets us apart from other wireless companies is the fact that we offer service in bulk. You choose your plan length from 3, 6, or 12 months. And just like when purchasing groceries in bulk at your favorite store, the more months you buy, the more you save.

Flexible data amounts

Did you know the average cell phone user goes through less than 10GB of mobile data each month? That’s why we offer four different high-speed data amounts to choose from, so you don’t end up paying for more data than you need. And if you find yourself running low on data for the month, you can always add more.

Start with our New Customer offer

Once you’ve decided to make the switch to Mint, you get to kick things off with our new customer offer. This is a 3-month plan at the 12-month price (more on that in a minute). It allows you to purchase just three months of service at our lowest possible price to see which Mint Mobile plan is right for you. 

So how much data should you get? You can start “small” with 5GB of high-speed data or go all in with our Unlimited plan. Choose the plan you think makes the most sense for your data needs (we can even help you crunch the numbers if you like).

By the end of your 3-month plan you’ll be in full Goldilocks mode, knowing if the data allotment you chose is too little, too much, or just right. And of course we’re happy to help you figure out the best option for you as well.

Renew onto a full Mint Mobile plan

As you approach the end of your 3-month plan, it’ll be time to prep for your renewal. By now you should know exactly the kind of plan you need.

Choose your data amount

Take a look at your data usage over those three months and decide how much data you’ll need going forward. Don’t worry, if you find yourself burning through data every month, you can always increase your data plan at any time by just paying the difference. And if you overestimated your data needs, you can switch to a lower plan when it comes time to renew your monthly data amount.

Choose your plan length

You can keep the lowest possible price from our new customer offer going by renewing onto a 12-month plan. This means purchasing a full year in advance, so if you’re on our 5GB plan for $15/mo, you’ll pay $180 to renew for 12 months (and then not have another phone bill for a year).

Don’t want to buy a full year just yet? We also offer 6-month and 3-month plan options, but the monthly rate will increase a bit on those. You can log in to your account via either the Mint Mobile app or to view available plans and pricing at any time. Like we said, the more you buy, the more you save.

Ready to save a f*! ton of money? (We said fox)

So now you know the gist of how Mint Mobile plans work and should be ready for your next steps. If you want to kick the tires before firing up a new customer offer, give our free trial a spin in the Mint Mobile app. If you’re ready to join the movemint now, take a look at our new customer offers, and if you’re looking to activate multiple lines, check out our family plan while you’re here too.

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