T-Mobile has different types of Prepaid plans to fit your needs. Plans listed below are grandfathered and are no longer available to switch to or activate on. Check out our current . If you're already on a prepaid plan, but you're looking at moving to a postpaid plan, read about switching to a postpaid plan.

 

Prepaid Essentials

There was a change to our Prepaid Essentials plan December 12, 2018. These details only apply to the grandfathered Prepaid Essentials plan. If you switch plans, you won't be able to switch back to the Prepaid Essentials plan.

 

Prepaid Essentials plan includes:

  • Unlimited nationwide talk.
  • Unlimited domestic and international messaging (SMS/MMS).
  • Unlimited 4G LTE smartphone data.
  • Unlimited 3G Smartphone Mobile HotSpot (SMHS).
  • Call and text in Mexico and Canada like you do in the US, data speeds are limited to 2G.
  • 200 MB domestic data roaming.
  • International roaming and calling is available. Check rates.

For an additional fee, you can add these to Prepaid Essentials:

  • Mobile without Borders: Up to 5GB 4G LTE data speeds while in Canada & Mexico
  • Stateside International calling: You get unlimited calling to landlines in 200+ countries from the US, Mexico, and Canada, as well as unlimited calling and texting to mobile numbers in many countries from the US, Mexico, and Canada.

See pricing and compare our current prepaid plans. Or, if you're looking for information about our postpaid plans, read about T-Mobile Essentials.

 

Pay As You Go - Legacy

There was a change to our Pay As You Go plan August 17, 2014. These details only apply to the grandfathered Pay As You Go plan. If you switch plans, you won't be able to switch back to the Pay As You Go–Legacy plan.

This is perfect if you only make or receive a small number of calls or texts each month. The plan includes call waiting and Web Guard.

  • No recurring monthly fee.
  • No data option.
  • Includes our Gold Rewards.
  • Pay per use.

Pay As You Go is based on a 30-day cycle, regardless of how many days are in each month. Therefore, a new cycle may not necessarily start on the same date each month. To quickly check your remaining account balance, time frame, and other information, see a list of self-service short codes for your prepaid account.

To learn about current offers and additional prepaid services, see pricing and compare our current prepaid plans. Or, if you're looking for information about our postpaid plans, read about T-Mobile ONE.

 

 

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