How To Activate a New ATT Phone

How To Activate a New ATT Phone

What is New ATT Phone?

AT&T carries the latest cell phones from Apple, Google, motorola and Samsung like the iPhone 15, Google Pixel 8, and Galaxy S23. Along with older models which make for great affordable options.

How To Activate a New ATT Phone

  • Insert the SIM card – You can also find this information in your user manual.
  • Go to
  • Select Activate your device for AT&T wireless device.
  • Enter the required information.
  • Select Continue.
  • Follow the prompts to complete your activation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I activate my new AT&T phone online?

Go to before turning your phone on. Bringing your device to AT&T? Request your new eSIM.

How do I activate my new ATT prepaid phone?

Call us at 877.426. 0525 for automated instructions. You will need to know your Phone number & IMEI number for activation. Note: Activation will take around 10 minutes to complete.

What is the number for AT&T device activation?

For assistance in activating service on the new device and transferring the number, please call 800.331. 0500 or scroll down for Chat Live on the Contact Us page.

How long does it take for AT&T to activate a new phone?

If you have already accepted Terms and Conditions, AT&T may activate for you within 7 days of shipment. You may use our Guide To Activation to activate your device. We hope this information is helpful!

How do I activate my US Cellular phone myself?

Turn on your device & connect to WiFi. Go to and follow the two-step process for activation.

Can you activate phone on your own?

Activating an unlocked phone is easy, and anyone can do it if they know how to activate an unlocked phone. Usually, it is as simple as inserting a SIM card, setting up the device, and start using it to make calls, send texts, and access the internet.

Do I need to go to AT&T to activate my new iPhone?

Your iPhone should be activated on the AT&T network. If you could not complete the activation online, you will need to call AT&T’s customer support or visit an AT&T store to talk with an AT&T representative to finish activating your iPhone.

Can you activate your new iPhone by yourself?

Tap the Wi-Fi network that you want to use or, if available, tap Continue Without Wi-Fi to use your device’s cellular network. If you’re setting up an iPhone or iPad (Wi-Fi + Cellular), you might need to insert your iPhone SIM card or iPad SIM card first.