How To Activate a New iPhone T-Mobile

How To Activate a New iPhone T-Mobile

What is iPhone T-Mobile?

T-Mobile is a group of mobile phone companies (all owned by Deutsche Telekom) that operate GSM and UMTS networks in Europe and the United States. The “T” stands for “Telekom”. Most subsidiaries (companies) of Deutsche Telekom have names beginning with “T-” like T-Home and T-Online.

How To Activate a New iPhone T-Mobile

During the initial setup, you’ll be prompted to activate an eSIM or transfer one from an existing iPhone. If you’ve already set up your iPhone and are connected to Wi-Fi, your iPhone will prompt you when the T-Mobile Cellular Plan is ready to be installed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can iPhone use T-Mobile?

Yes. We’ll help you set up your carrier, number, and rate plan — you even get a discount with select carriers. And your new iPhone will be unlocked.

Is T-Mobile selling iPhone 14?

Select the one that works for you. BuyFrom $699.00**Pay with Apple Pay or other payment methods. FinanceFrom $29.12/mo.

Do T-Mobile iphones use SIM cards?

If you bought an iPhone, the SIM may already be installed. See how to install and activate your SIM at New customers or new phone lines: When your T-Mobile SIM Starter Kit arrives, follow the set-up instructions to insert the new SIM into your device and activate.

Can I open a T-Mobile account online?

If you are new to T-Mobile, it is easy to sign up online. If you have any questions, Contact Us.

Can I use an iPhone 6 on T-Mobile?

If you didn’t slog through my story, the key takeaway is this: For new customers, the fastest way to get your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus activated on T-Mobile is to take it to a proper T-Mobile store (by which I mean a standalone store, not one shoehorned into a Costco, Walmart, or the like).

What type of SIM does T-Mobile use?

The SIM stores your account information and connects your device to the T‑Mobile network. Your phone may have two options for SIM cards, a digital eSIM or a Physical SIM card.

How do I upgrade my iPhone on T-Mobile?


  1. Log in to Account Hub.
  2. Go to Shop and select an account from the pop-up window.
  3. Select the check box by the line(s) you want to upgrade.
  4. Select Choose a device.
  5. Select the desired device on the ‘Choose Device’ page.
  6. Choose your purchase option (financing or full price).

Can I upgrade my iPhone through T-Mobile?

How to upgrade your iPhone with JUMP! Trade in your eligible device. T-Mobile will cover your remaining device payments up to half of your device cost – no waiting. Using the T-Mobile P360 feature, you can use JUMP! to purchase a new phone with 24-month financing after you have paid 50% of your current device off.

How does T-Mobile phone upgrade work?

Yearly Upgrade overview

Simply trade in your device in good working condition and T-Mobile will cover your remaining device payments, up to half of your device cost! With Go5G Next you can also take advantage of any in-market phone promotions with your yearly upgrade.

Can I switch from Metro to T-Mobile and get a free phone?

Yes. Besides getting a free phone, there is a myriad of benefits that you are likely to enjoy once you switch from Metro to T-Mobile. Some of these benefits include: To start with, you will enjoy a better network coverage once you switch to T-Mobile.