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Get $200 when you switch & bring your phone.

Bring your number and your phone (or purchase a new device at full retail price), get $200 back via prepaid card with qualifying plans. No trade in necessary.

Bring your phone to T‑Mobile.

It’s easy and affordable to switch. Simply follow the steps below and use our IMEI checker to make sure your phone can give you a great network experience.

How to bring your phone & number:

Make sure your phone is unlocked.

All phones must be unlocked prior to switching. To ensure that your phone is unlocked, check with your carrier.

Get a T-Mobile SIM

Once your new SIM card arrives, call us to transfer your number.

Check compatibility with your phone's IMEI.

Every phone has a unique IMEI number—15 digits that tells you the make, model, and if it’s ready to use our network. Most phones are compatible.

IMEI STATUS CHECK: Dial *#06# to get your phone's IMEI, or find it in phone settings.

Find your IMEI number in your phone's settings.

Good news!

You should have a great experience using your own phone with T-Mobile—it has features that typically perform well on our network.

Here are your results:

The phone is missing some of the key features that provide a great experience on the T-Mobile network.

Here are your results:

This phone does not have the key features needed for use on our network.

Here are your results:

We are not able to determine your phone’s compatibility with our network.

Here are your results:

We are unable to check your device’s compatibility at this time. Please try again later.

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  • It's well equipped to take advantage of our network technology, like Extended Range LTE and VoLTE. Tell Me More
  • Your device's outstanding balance needs to be paid before this device can be used with T-Mobile. Please call Customer Care to resolve.
  • This phone is unlocked and ready to use on the T-Mobile network.
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  • This phone is not blocked—it’s ready to use on the T-Mobile network.
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  • We are not able to tell if this phone is unlocked. Contact the original carrier to find out if your phone’s locked or visit a T-Mobile store to discover its status. We can't unlock phones from other networks.
  • This phone doesn't support one of the following technologies: Extended Range LTE or Voice over LTE.
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  • Your device's outstanding balance needs to be paid before this device can be used with T-Mobile. Please call Customer Care to resolve.
  • This phone is unlocked and ready to use on the T-Mobile network.
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  • This phone is not blocked—it’s ready to use on the T-Mobile network.
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  • We are not able to tell if this phone is unlocked. Contact the original carrier to find out if your phone’s locked or visit a T-Mobile store to discover its status. We can't unlock phones from other networks.
  • Your phone doesn't support Extended Range LTE or Voice over LTE technology. Tell Me More
  • Your device's outstanding balance needs to be paid before this device can be used with T-Mobile. Please call Customer Care to resolve.
  • This phone is unlocked.
  • This phone is locked to the {{vm.byodCheckResModel.CarrierName}} network.
  • This phone is not blocked.
  • This phone is blocked. Contact {{vm.byodCheckResModel.CarrierName}} for the phone’s status.
  • We are not able to tell if this phone is unlocked. Contact the original carrier to find out if your phone’s locked or visit a T-Mobile store to discover its status. We can't unlock phones from other networks.
  • Your device's outstanding balance needs to be paid before this device can be used with T-Mobile. Please call Customer Care to resolve.
  • This phone is unlocked.
  • This phone is locked to the {{vm.byodCheckResModel.CarrierName}} network.
  • This phone is not blocked.
  • This phone is blocked. Contact {{vm.byodCheckResModel.CarrierName}} for the phone’s status.

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Next Step

Get a T-Mobile SIM Starter Kit and choose a plan.

Once your phone is unlocked, get a T-Mobile SIM Starter Kit and choose a plan.

Once your phone is unlocked, get a T-Mobile SIM Starter Kit and choose a plan.

This phone is blocked. We recommend upgrading to a new T-Mobile phone for the best experience.

Once your phone is unlocked, get a T-Mobile SIM Starter Kit and choose a plan

Next Step

Once your phone is unlocked, get a T-Mobile SIM Starter Kit and choose a plan

Need help switching?

Our Customer Care team is ready to answer any questions you may have.

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