Bring your phone to T-Mobile.

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It’s easy and affordable to keep your current phone. Let’s start by checking your phone’s IMEI number to make sure it will give you a great experience on our network.

Check compatibility with your phone's IMEI.

Every phone has a unique IMEI number—15 digits that tell you the make, model, whether it’s locked or unlocked, and if it's ready to use on our network.

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.
  • This phone is locked to the {{vm.byodCheckResModel.CarrierName}}. To bring this phone to T-Mobile, you'll need to contact {{vm.byodCheckResModel.CarrierName}} customer service and request unlocking.
  • This phone is not blocked—it’s ready to use on the T-Mobile network.
  • 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.
  • This phone doesn't support one of the following technologies: Extended Range LTE or Voice over LTE.
    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.
  • This phone is locked to the {{vm.byodCheckResModel.CarrierName}}. To bring this phone to T-Mobile, you'll need to contact {{vm.byodCheckResModel.CarrierName}} Customer service and request unlocking.
  • This phone is not blocked—it’s ready to use on the T-Mobile network.
  • 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 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

Take the next step.

Find the perfect plan.