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PlusUp provides extra benefits on top of what you're already getting when you have Magenta® plan. Get up to 20GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot data and you can activate unlimited HD streaming. You’ll also get 2x data speeds in 215+ countries and destinations, Voicemail to Text, and Name ID. All these benefits are available on any new or existing Magenta® line for just $15 more per month, or $10 when you add it to every talk & text line on your family plan by switching to a Magenta Plus plan. To add PlusUp to your account, visit the T-Mobile app or log in to

What you get with PlusUp

You can amp up the standard Magenta experience on your device by adding PlusUp for an additional cost. Here's what you get in addition to everything Magenta offers for your device:

  • Unlimited HD streaming in the US
  • 20GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot data with unlimited 3G data
  • 2x the data speed abroad - In 215+ countries and destinations (approx. 256 kbps)
  • Unlimited in-flight Wi-Fi on Intelsat-enabled flights to, from, or within the U.S.
  • Voicemail to Text - Read voicemails on the go
  • Name ID - Identify calls from unknown numbers

Additional add-on details

  • Only lines that include PlusUp will experience the benefits.
  • When you add PlusUp to every talk & text line on your account, we'll discount PlusUp by $5 on each line (plan change to Magenta Plus required).
  • Individual services – such as Voicemail to Text, Name ID, and Gogo in-flight – cannot be deactivated or removed from this feature.
  • HD video streaming requires activation via T-Mobile app or by logging in to Learn how to activate HD video streaming.

How to get PlusUp

To get PlusUp, you need to be on a Magenta®, Magenta® Military, Magenta® Unlimited 55, or Magenta® Plus plan and then you can Manage your plan, features & services.

How to activate HD video streaming

If you have a PlusUp add-on on your account, you can turn on HD video by following these steps. If there are multiple lines on an account that you want to add it to, you'll need to do this for each line.

To activate from the T-Mobile app

  1. Open the T-Mobile app.
  2. Select MORE.
  4. Select Media Settings.
  5. If you have multiple lines on your account, make sure the line you're making changes to is showing. (If it's not, select another line on the account from the menu).
  6. Toggle HD Video Resolution ON or OFF.

To activate from

  1. Log in to with your T-Mobile ID. (Learn about how to set up and manage your T-Mobile ID.)
  2. Select Profile from the My account/name menu.
  3. Select Media Settings.
  4. Toggle the HD Video Resolution ON or OFF.

Things to know about HD video

  • Activating HD video resolution only provides the ability to view higher resolution video streams by turning off video optimization. It doesn't change the actual, available resolution of streaming video. The video resolution isn't determined by T-Mobile, but rather it's determined by the video content provider (like YouTube or Netflix).
  • Once you turn it on, HD video streaming availability should take effect immediately, but it may require closing and re-opening the app or browser window, or restarting your device.
  • All on-network data used, including free streaming data, counts toward the heavy-user threshold of 50GB in a billing cycle, after which a T-Mobile-branded customer will no longer receive highest priority on the network. When an HD video is active, streaming high-definition video will use data much faster than optimized video, and brings up to the possibility of de-prioritization if you use enough data to reach that limit in a given month. (Learn more about T-Mobile's Open Internet disclosures.)

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