How To Activate a New Phone on Mint Mobile

How To Activate a New Phone on Mint Mobile

What is Phone on Mint Mobile?

Mint Mobile, LLC is a mobile virtual network operator in the United States. It requires the purchase of a physical SIM card or eSIM online and, except for a trial period, prepayment for at least three months of service. In March of 2023, T-Mobile US agreed to acquire Mint Mobile subject to regulatory approval.

How To Activate a New Phone on Mint Mobile

If you prefer to activate your Cleverness Kit (full plan) via the website, just go to and follow these steps: Enter the 11-digit ACT code on the back of your SIM card and click “Get Started”

Frequently Asked Questons

Can I move my Mint Mobile SIM card to a new phone?

If your Mint Mobile account is currently using a physical SIM, you have the option of following the instructions on the screen to transfer your physical SIM to the new device, or you can switch to eSIM.

How long does Mint Mobile take to activate eSIM?

If you are new to Mint, and have an unlocked, eligible phone you can choose eSIM at time of purchase and activate it instantly.

How long does it take for Mint Mobile to start working?

Your Mint service starts from the time that you activate your plan. Mint Mobile SIM cards and eSIMS can be activated up to 45 days after you receive your SIM.

Why isn t my Mint Mobile working?

Turn your phone off and back on

The most common way to fix issues with data connection, text messages and domestic/international calling is by turning your phone off, waiting 30 seconds and turning it back on.

What phones can Mint Mobile use?

Essentially any 5G or 4G LTE-supported phone that accepts a SIM card (or supports eSIM) will work with our service.

Can you use Iphone on Mint Mobile?

Most later model iPhones are compatible with our network, they just need to be unlocked. We can help verify if yours is compatible if you’d prefer to BYOP (bring your own phone).

Does Mint Mobile use T-Mobile?

Founded in 2016, Mint Mobile functions as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). It runs on T-Mobile’s cellular network, which means it uses T-Mobile’s network but isn’t owned by the company.

Will iPhone 14 work on Mint Mobile?

iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are not compatible with physical SIM cards. However, you can purchase an eSIM plan with digital delivery, at

How much does Mint Mobile cost?

$15/Month Cell Phone Plan. 5GB of 5G. 4G LTE Data. Mint Mobile.

How do I activate Mint Mobile?

Activating on the Mint Mobile website

  1. Go to
  2. Enter the 11-digit ACT code on the back of your SIM card and click “Get Started”
  3. Click “Get a new number,” and we’ll generate one based on your local ZIP code.
  4. It will ask you again to confirm you would like to “Get a new number”