Love your phone? Bring it to T‑Mobile.

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 keep your phone & number when you switch:

Step 1

Make sure your phone is unlocked.

Not sure if your phone is unlocked and ready to use on the T‑Mobile network? Give your current carrier a call to check.

Step 2

Make sure your phone is compatible.

We use your phone’s unique ID number to ensure you’ll have a great experience on our network.

Step 3

Buy a T‑Mobile SIM card & pick a plan.

You’ll need a SIM card to use your phone on the T‑Mobile network. Choose one of our benefit-packed plans and buy a SIM card.

Step 4

Keep your personal data & phone number.

We’ll show you how to keep all your contacts, photos, and more. Plus, we’ll help you transfer your number too.

Check compatibility with your phone's IMEI.

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

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

Next Step

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

Here are your results:

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

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

Here are your results:

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

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

Here are your results:

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

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

Here are your results:

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.

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

Here are your results:

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

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

Here are your results:

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

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

Get started now.

Once you’re sure your phone is unlocked and compatible. The next step is to get a T‑Mobile SIM card.

There are many ways to save when you join T‑Mobile.

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Get up to $450 per line when you switch.

Get up to $450 back for each phone via virtual prepaid card when you bring your AT&T or Verizon devices to T‑Mobile.

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Still on contract? We’ll pay it off.

Get a new phone and we’ll pay off your current phone and service contracts—up to $650 per line or $350 in early termination feeds, via virtual prepaid card and trade-in credit.

Need help switching?

Discover the benefits of joining T‑Mobile and get answers to all your questions.

Take the next step.

Find the perfect plan.

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