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  • Help porting over your number from your current wireless company.
  • Help cancelling your current service.

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What's included

  • Mint plan activation and account set-up
  • Help cancelling your current service (we’ll even jump on the phone with you & Verizon or AT&T to make sure things go smoothly)
  • Help bringing your phone and phone number to Mint Mobile
  • Transfer all personal data to your new/existing device (we’ll help you move your apps, photos & stuff)
  • Dedicated call-in line
  • Tips, troubleshooting & more
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Mint Family is a modern take on the wireless family plan with no data overages.

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Keep Your
Current Number

Because everyone having to change your contact info is a pain

Keep your current number

Bring Your Own Phone

If it’s unlocked, compatible with our service and makes you happy…we’re good with it

Bring Your Own Phone


Because it’d be weird if we only had 62 blocks wide coverage

Nationwide coverage

You've got data

If you use all of your data, no worries, we don’t charge overages or ever cut you off. If you finish all your data for the month, data speeds will slow.

Flexible data plans


You’ll receive a 3-in-1 SIM card kit (or eSIM for eligible devices) to connect you to our network. When you're ready, activation is simple. Check out this short video to see just how easy it will be.


All devices are physical SIM card compatible, but some newer models have the option for an eSIM.


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What the heck is a SIM Card?

SIM stands for Subscriber Identity Module, and it’s a removable card inside your cell phone that stores data unique to its user. Basically, it tells your wireless provider who you are, and it’s the thing that allows you to connect to their network.

Benefits of a physical SIM card

  • Works on all devices
  • Easily upgrade/switch devices by inserting your SIM card into a different device

How does it work?

  • Receive your SIM kit in the mail
  • Activate your plan online and through the app - we’ll guide you through it
  • Remove your old SIM card and insert your Mint Mobile SIM card. Our 3-in-1 SIM Card includes Standard (Mini), Micro, Nano sizes.
  • Save a f*! ton on your wireless bill (we said fox)



What the heck is eSIM?

eSIM-compatible phones have a SIM directly embedded into the device, which means you can activate your plan within a matter of minutes after purchase.

Benefits of eSIM

  • Free instant activation
  • Switch between two active lines on one phone instantaneously. Both lines will receive calls and texts and you can switch back and forth at any time.
  • Enjoy a more eco-friendly option with no plastic waste

How does it work?

  • Select Free - Digital Delivery via eSIM
    on the Cart page
  • Complete your purchase
  • Activate your plan online and through the app - we’ll guide you through it
  • Save a f*! ton on your wireless bill (we said fox)


Most phones accept physical SIM cards but some newer phones support eSIM, which allows immediate activation with no waiting for a new physical SIM card to be shipped. Let’s find out what type of SIM will work best for you.

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  • Securely activate in minutes
  • Switch between two active lines on the same phone with ease
  • Easily transfer from one eSIM capable phone to another
  • Enjoy a more eco-friendly option with no plastic cards or shipping materials

How it works:

  • Select "Free Digital Delivery via eSIM" at checkout
  • Complete your order
  • Activate through the app or online in minutes (we’ll walk you through it)


  • Works in most phones
  • Easily upgrade or change phones by just moving your SIM card from one phone to another

How it works:

  • Select "Free 3-5 Day Shipping" at checkout
  • Complete your order and receive your SIM kit in the mail
  • Choose the correct size SIM card for your phone from the 3-in-1 kit
    Includes Standard, Micro and Nano size SIM card
  • Activate through the app or online in minutes (we’ll walk you through it)


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There are no stupid questions, just frequently asked ones.

All of our full phone plans and See for Yourself Kits feature a 7-Day Money Back Guarantee for all purchases made on mintmobile.com or using the app. You can cancel your wireless phone plan service for any reason within 7 days of activation and we will refund you 100% of the purchase price, including any fees and taxes. Shipping is not refunded.

Got an unused SIM card? We’ll honor returns for these within 10 days of purchase. It must be returned in its original unopened packaging and the SIM card must not be activated (condition counts—we aren’t called Mint for nothing). This does not apply to SIM cards purchased from one of our national retail partners or any other store website.

Yep. All plans include the Mobile Hotspot feature at no extra charge. The data you use just pulls from your monthly 5G • 4G LTE amount. All you need is a hotspot-capable phone.
Reminder: Mobile hotspot is limited to 10GB for Unlimited Plans.

After you have tried our service and know what data plan is right for you, then you can choose the length of plan depending on how clever you want to get; 3, 6 or 12 months.

Mint Tip: You can lock in our introductory 3-month pricing by renewing for 12 months. Note: Our introductory plan prices are not always the same as limited time promotional offers.

Log into your account at mintmobile.com/login anytime to view our available plans and pricing.

Per month. So stream away—it comes back. For example, if you buy a 12 month, 15GB plan, you will get 15GB of high-speed 5G • 4G LTE data to use each month for 12 months. Any unused data does not roll over, though. It resets at the end of your data cycle.

Hungry for data? Why wait? You can purchase more data three ways:

i. Add more 5G • 4G LTE data through the Mint Mobile app by selecting “Buy more data” in the menu

ii. Add more 5G • 4G LTE data by logging into your account at mintmobile.com/login and clicking UpData

iii. Message UPDATA to 6700 and follow the instructions. You will need to have money in your Mint Mobile wallet to make this purchase.

You can check your phones eSIM compatibility on https://mintmobile.com/esim/. Please note the device must be unlocked.

An eSIM is just a physical SIM that has gone digital. Instead of physically inserting a SIM into your phone to join the Mint network, you install an eSIM onto your phone. This means you don’t have to wait for your SIM to be delivered; you can activate straight after purchase. If you’re new to Mint, and have an unlocked, eligible phone you can choose eSIM at time of purchase.

You can’t change the duration of your current plan once it has started. You can, however, set up a new duration to automatically renew at the end of your current plan by logging into your account at mintmobile.com/login.

Sure can. Purchase up to 5 plans per order. Each plan requires a new activation. So give it your friends and family – share the best deal of the year

At Mint, we don’t hide our fees in our plans—we break them out so you know exactly what you are paying. Below is a breakdown of the fees and taxes associated with your Mint Mobile plan.

Subtotal: Cost of the plan chosen.

Recovery Fee: The Recovery Fee is assessed to help recover Mint Mobile’s administrative costs to comply with various federal and state programs. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for additional details.

Telecom Tax: This includes any federal, state, county, city, or district taxes that are applicable to the retail sale of prepaid wireless communications services in your zip code.

Shipping & Handling: Depends on shipping option chosen at checkout.
NY PSCS: The Public Safety Communications Surcharge is a state-imposed surcharge collected on the retail sale of prepaid wireless communications services in the state of New York.

CA MTS Surcharge: Between 1/1/2016 and 12/31/2018, the Prepaid Mobile Telephony Services (MTS) Surcharge was collected from California-based consumers on the purchase of prepaid wireless service. It included a combination of certain taxes, fees, and other surcharges, as mandated by the state of California. Effective 1/1/2019, it is no longer applicable. Please go to https://www.mintmobile.com/ca-mts/ for more info on the replacement of the Prepaid MTS Surcharge.

Short answer: You choose. Long answer: All Mint Mobile plans allow you to choose how much 5G • 4G LTE data you need each month—5GB, 15GB, 20GB or Unlimited (first 40GB at 5G • 4G LTE speeds). When you hit your data limit, we don’t cut you off, we just slow it down. If you need more data, then you can purchase a once-monthly data add-on in your account. Or, if you find you are hitting the limit each month, simply upgrade your plan to the next data level at any time.

Your Mint service starts from the time that you activate your plan. Mint Mobile SIM cards can be activated up to 45 days after you receive your SIM.

If the phone is still locked, it will not be able to be used on other services. If unlocked, it can be used on any service with compliant hardware (eg. some devices are GSM or CDMA only).

You sure can. Just make sure you have the most recent version of the Mint Mobile app.

For detailed instructions check out our Help Center article on How to switch from physical SIM card to eSIM.

And if you need help, you can always call our Care Team at 800-683-7392. We will help you switch to eSIM, step by step

Sure you can. You have up to 45 days from your plan purchase date to activate your SIM card. Don’t worry we will let you know before we deactivate it. If you need more time then please call customer support at 800-683-7392 or chat with us at mintmobile.com/chat.

Yep. You can upgrade your 5G • 4G LTE data size mid-cycle by paying the difference between your current plan and the upgraded plan. You are also able to set the change to occur when your current plan ends. You cannot switch down data mid-cycle, though.

True story: the most common fix for issues with data connection, text messages and domestic and international calling is simply turning your phone off and then back on. If that doesn’t work, check-out our troubleshooting tips.

If you continue to experience issues, call customer support at 800-683-7392 or chat with us at mintmobile.com/chat.

On iPhones: Your voicemails won’t immediately appear in your Visual Voicemail screen, even if you currently have messages in your inbox. They will appear once you get a new message, so we recommend you leave yourself a voicemail message after updating your Carrier Settings.

On Androids: To access your voicemail, press and hold the number 1 on your phone’s keypad, or dial 805-637-7456. To reset your voicemail password, type #PWD# on your keypad and hit “Send.” To record a greeting that doesn’t make you want to cringe, you’re on your own. Certain Android users can leverage native visual voicemail on their device.

For non-native-VVM Android devices, we recommend you download a third-party app.

If you have any questions our team of customer care humans can help you out.

A standard smartphone feature, mobile hotspot gives you the freedom to connect to the internet anywhere. You control who has access and how your network appears to others – “HANDS OFF!” is our go-to. Be cautious that mobile hotspot depletes your data allotment and battery life, so try to use Wi-Fi wherever possible.

To activate and use mobile hotspot like a pro, follow these easy steps.

You can use Apple Watch with your iPhone via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi; but Mint does not currently support using the cellular features on Apple Watch or other wearables.

If you’re activating your eSIM through the Mint app, it will walk you through the installation. If you’re activating through the web, it’s pretty easy, and we walk you through the steps. Once you purchase your plan and select an ‘eSIM delivery’ then you can choose to either activate your plan right away, or activate later in two easy steps…

  1. Activate your plan– On the order confirmation page there will be a large orange button which says ‘Activate now’. Hit this if you wish to activate your plan immediately after purchase. If you want to wait, no problem. We will email you with the same link to activate at your leisure.
  2. Install your eSIM– Once your plan is activated, then you will need to install the eSIM onto the eligible phone you will be using Mint on. To do this, you will scan the QR code that appears on screen after you activate your plan. If you close the screen before scanning, again no problem. We’ll be following up with an email that will contain the QR code.

If you run into any trouble, try these tips.

1. If you’ve scanned the QR code, but the screen is frozen on ‘Cellular Plan’, close the window on your phone, and rescan the QR Code.

2. If you’re using an Apple phone, scan the code with your camera. If you’re using an Android phone, you must navigate to your settings to scan a QR code.

For more eSIM troubleshooting tips, check out this article.

You will need a new eSIM. First, make sure that your new phone will be eligible with a Mint eSIM, and is unlocked. If not, then you will need to switch back to a physical SIM. When you have your new eligible device, follow these steps to transfer your service.

When you switch to a new eSIM, you will keep your current plan and number.

With our Bring Your Own Phone (BYOP) program, you can easily get Mint Mobile service on your current device. Just switch out the SIM card and presto. If your phone is unlocked and compatible with Mint Mobile eSIM, you can activate your plan instantly right on your phone. Learn more here.

Compatible BYOP devices include:
– Most unlocked, GSM-network phones
– Unlocked AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket Wireless, Simple Mobile, and Straight Talk phones
– Most phones with a SIM card
You may need to hit up your carrier to unlock your phone.

If you’re on a prepaid or pay-as-you-go plan, your phone is probably unlocked; however, if you’re on a two-year contract or something similar, your phone is probably carrier-locked until you finish paying it off. Use our guide to check if your phone is unlocked.

The most reliable way to determine whether or not your phone is unlocked is by calling your current carrier and asking them to verify your phone’s status. You will most likely need to provide your account password (if applicable) and your phone’s IMEI number. You can find this on most phones by dialing *#06# on your keypad.

Phones need to be unlocked prior to activating your Mint Mobile service.

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If your phone is GSM and accepts a SIM card, then your phone is most likely unlocked. If you want to double check, use our guide or try contacting your current carrier to check if your phone is unlocked.

We sure do. With our Mint Family plan, you can manage from 2 to 5 plans at once, so you can keep saving with Mint. Learn about our family plans and how to create one.

Yep. You just have to switch up a few things on your phone: 

  1. Open the Google Play Store on your phone. 
  2. Search “Messages by Google LLC”.
  3. Download the Messages app (by Google LLC, of course).
  4. When you open it for the first time it’ll ask to be your default messaging app. Go ahead and click “Yes”.
  5. Make sure you enable chat features in the app settings so you get the whole shabang (nobody wants just half of a shabang).

Thanks to RCS, Android users have access to key features that Apple’s iMessage users have been bragging about for years like read receipts, typing bubbles (three dots ftw), and the ability to send richer media. Now you can send full-size selfies to your friends in HD. Shoutout to Rich, whoever he is, for making it possible.

Note: RCS only applies to Android 6.0 and up. RCS requires a data connection (either WiFi or cellular). Both the sender and the recipient must have RCS enabled in order to send messages through RCS. 

You bet. On our Unlimited Plan you can use up to 10GB of your monthly data for mobile hotspot. If you need more data to use for hotspot, you can purchase additional data in 5GB/10GB increments. There are 3 ways you can add more data to your Unlimited Plan:

i. Add more hotspot and 5G • 4G LTE data through the Mint Mobile app by selecting “Buy more data” in the menu

ii. Add more hotspot and 5G • 4G LTE data by logging into your account at mintmobile.com/login and clicking UpData

iii. Message UPDATA to 6700 and follow the instructions

Take a look at our visual guide. You will need to have money in your Mint Mobile wallet to make this purchase.

It depends on the plan you choose when you renew. Lock in our best monthly rate by renewing for a 12-month plan, because buying in bulk isn’t just for toilet paper and cereal anymore.

5GB: $15/mo

15GB: $20/mo

20GB: $25/mo

Unlimited*: $30/mo

*First 40GB at 5G • 4G LTE speeds

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