How To Activate a New Phone on Cricket

How To Activate a New Phone on Cricket

What is Phone on Cricket?

Cricket Wireless is an American prepaid wireless service provider, owned by AT&T. It provides wireless services to ten million subscribers in the United States. Cricket Wireless was founded in March 1999 by Leap Wireless International.

How To Activate a New Phone on Cricket

  1. Insert your SIM card BEFORE you activate (learn how to insert your SIM card here).
  2. Locate your order number and phone number.
  3. Go to and follow the steps.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I add a phone to my Cricket account?

Using My Account Online

  1. Sign in online.
  2. On the Account Settings page, select Add a Line.
  3. On the next page you will see some information on adding a line. To start, choose Shop Phones or Bring Your Phone.
  4. Add a device and plan to your shopping cart.
  5. Complete the checkout process.

What number do I call to activate my Cricket phone?

Most Popular Number:

The Cricket customer service number is 1-800-274-2538.

Can I use my Cricket SIM card in a new phone?

Yes, as long as the SIM cards are the same size. Just switch them out and you should be good to go. It will work but be advised, they will lock your new phone to Cricket even if you did not buy it from them.

How do I setup my cricket account?

Create an Account

Enter the main Cricket wireless phone number on your account and a username below. If the username is available, we’ll text you a temporary passcode. If the username you chose is not available, we will not send a passcode and you will need to choose a different username.

How do I transfer my cricket data to my new phone?

Just sign in to your Google, Apple, or Microsoft account on your new device, using your login information from your old device to sync content and data. If you have set up Google Cloud, iCloud, or Skydrive/OneDrive on your device, you can also use this capability to move your stuff.

Can I activate an unlocked phone on Cricket?

A: Hey there. We support Cricket, AT&T, and unlocked gsm compatible phones on our network. If the phone is from another provider then it will need to be unlocked.

Can you activate a SIM card online with Cricket?

If you purchase the sim card kit you can activate online without visiting a local store. A: As long as you have a Cricket Wireless plan then there should not be an activation charge. A: Yes, you can keep your old phone number. A: Yeah, you can get a new phone number with ANY new SIM card.

Which unlocked phones work with Cricket?

Cricket and Dual SIM Unlocked Cell Phones

  • Google – Pixel 8 256GB (Unlocked) – Hazel.
  • Google – Pixel 8 128GB (Unlocked) – Obsidian.
  • Motorola – Moto G 5G 2023 128GB (Unlocked) – Ink Blue.
  • OnePlus – Nord N200 5G 64GB (Unlocked) – Blue Quantum.
  • Motorola – edge 2023 256GB (Unlocked) – Eclipse Black.

Can you use iPhone with Cricket?

Your iPhone must be compatible with our GSM network. Check compatibility. If it’s an iPhone 5 or later, you should be good to go. You can also bring your iPad or data only Apple device.

What network does Cricket use?

The company is one of AT&T’s prepaid cellular offerings and uses AT&T’s towers. Cricket offers unlimited texting and calling and the use of AT&T’s 5G network, with 2 gigabytes (GB), 10 GB, and unlimited data options starting at $30 per month.