Who is eligible for 5G? Mint 5G FAQs

What is 5G?

5G stands for fifth generation, since it is the fifth generation of wireless network technology. Compared to previous generations, it delivers enhanced reliability and connectivity and could transform the way we live, work and play as the 5G rollout continues.

Will 5G replace 4G?

5G won’t be replacing 4G for a long time. For now, they’re coexisting and working together. 5G-capable phones, for example, can use both 4G and 5G technology.

What coverage will I receive with a new 5G phone?

You can check our coverage via our coverage map. If you’re a Mint user, when you get your new 5G phone, you’ll access the nation’s largest 5G network.

Who is eligible for 5G?

5G is available to anyone with a Mint plan–in fact, we offer free 5G. You do need a 5G-capable phone to access the network. 5G coverage varies nationwide and may not be available in your area.

Which phones work with our nationwide 5G service?

Many newer phones are 5G-compatible, with even more devices on the way. Some examples include the Apple iPhone SE (3rd Generation) and the Google Pixel 6 Pro. For more 5G-compatible phones, check out our online phone store. And if you’d like to bring your 5G-capable phone to Mint Mobile, just make sure it’s unlocked and GSM compatible.

When will a 5G indicator appear on my phone?

It will appear when a 5G device is within range of a 5G signal, even if the phone is not currently in use.

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