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.

You’re all set.

Looks like your phone is compatible with the T‑Mobile network and can take advantage of our nationwide high-speed 4G LTE coverage, including Extended Range LTE.

Next Step

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

Limited connectivity.

It can work, but you'll want more. Your phone cannot take advantage of our Extended Range LTE signal, which is essential to providing you the best coverage on our network, including indoor coverage. We recommend you upgrade to a new T‑Mobile phone to ensure the best experience on our network.

Next Step

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

Not compatible.

Bummer! Your phone is not compatible with the T‑Mobile network and will experience no service. Your handset must be compatible with LTE and VoLTE to connect to our network. Please upgrade to a new T‑Mobile phone that can give you access to our best coverage and fastest speeds on our network.

Next Step

Here are your results:

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

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Something went wrong!

The phone you entered cannot be found in our compatibility checker. Unfortunately we can't determine its network compatibility. Please visit a T‑Mobile store for assistance.

Next Step

Here are your results:

We are not able to determine if your phone is available for use with T‑Mobile network. Please visit a T‑Mobile store for assistance.

Next Step

Here are your results:

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

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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We’ll pay off your phone up to $650.

Leave your carrier and keep your device. We’ll even help you pay off your eligible phone via a virtual prepaid card when you switch 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.

Check out our coverage.

Got questions?