How To Activate a New Phone Straight Talk

How To Activate a New Phone Straight Talk

What is Phone Straight Talk?

Straight Talk is a pay-as-you go prepaid wireless phone service that requires no long term contracts, no credit checks, no activation fees, no monthly bills and no age limits!

How To Activate a New Phone Straight Talk

To Activate your new Straight Talk phone online, you simply need to go to You may also Activate your New Straight Talk phone by calling our Customer Care Center at 1-877-430-CELL (2355) from another phone.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I switch my Straight Talk phone to a new phone?

To upgrade, please go to and select the radio button “Activate or reactivate my phone with a number transferred from another Straight Talk phone” and click on “Continue” then please sign in to your account to complete this process. Your transfer may take up to 24 hours.

How much does it cost to activate a Straight Talk phone?

With Straight Talk there are no credit checks, no contracts and no activation fees.

How do I find my service plan pin for Straight Talk?

Your PIN is located on the back of your Straight Talk Service Card or on your register receipt. To read the PIN on your Straight Talk Service Card, simply locate the gray strip on the back of your card. Scratch off the gray strip in order to reveal your 15 digit Service Card PIN.

Why is my Straight Talk phone not activating?

Check that your phone is unlocked: If your phone is locked to a specific carrier, you may need to contact that carrier to get it unlocked before you can use it with Straight Talk. Make sure you have a strong and stable internet connection: A weak or unstable internet connection can cause the act.

Can I put my SIM card into a new phone Straight Talk?

Yes, it is possible to switch a Straight Talk SIM card to a different phone without having to get a new SIM card. You will need to make sure that the new phone is compatible with the SIM card, and that it is unlocked. Then, you can simply remove the SIM card from your current phone and insert it into the new phone.

How long does it take to activate new Straight Talk phone?

Your phone should be active within minutes; however, the activation process may take up to 1 hour. If you’re upgrading your Straight Talk phone, this process may take up to 24 hours. If you’re porting (transferring) your phone number from another service provider to Straight Talk, this process can take up to 7 days.

What is Straight Talk PUK code?

The “Enter PUK code” message means that the SIM card is blocked. Please call our Customer Care Center at 1-877-430-CELL (2355) so that a representative can assist you with unlocking the SIM card.

What is the account number and PIN number for Straight Talk?

Account Number: Normally the IMEI or MEID of the phone or if you brought your own phone, it’s the last 15 digits of the SIM card. PIN: Go to your My Account page then click Update personal profile and then Current Security PIN. If that field is blank, call Straight Talk at 1-877-430-2355.

What’s the number to Straight Talk?

For assistance or more information about your Straight Talk Product or Service, please contact Straight Talk Customer Care at 1-877-430-2355. Important Notice: Many customer concerns can be resolved quickly and to your satisfaction by contacting the Customer Care Department, at 1-877-430-2355.

Which SIM card do I use for Straight Talk?

If you have an Unlocked GSM tablet, you can use one of the AT&T or T-Mobile SIMs. Some Unlocked GSM tablets can also be activated with Verizon, but please be sure to confirm this beforehand. Ready to activate? Click the button below, and STAR (our automated assistant) will guide you through the process.