How To Activate a New Phone with Mint Mobile

How To Activate a New Phone with Mint Mobile

What is Phone with 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.

How To Activate a New Phone with Mint Mobile

In the app, select “Activate Your SIM Card.” The app should detect if your phone is compatible and automatically install your eSIM in minutes. You can also activate your eSIM on the Mint Mobile website or through the confirmation email we sent after your purchase.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Mint Mobile require activation?

Before you can start using all that unlimited talk & text, you’ve gotta activate your Mint Mobile SIM card. Luckily, activating a SIM card just takes a few minutes in the Mint Mobile app or via the website.

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 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.

Can I activate Mint Mobile overseas?

Can I use my Mint Mobile service overseas? You sure can, jet setter. The UpRoam add-on is available to all Mint subscribers allowing for talk, text and data use while roaming outside the U.S.

How long does Mint eSIM take to activate?

Tap Activate your SIM card. The app will detect device compatibility. If that’s successful, the app will guide you through the process. It’s only supposed to take “minutes,” according to Mint, but you may want to set aside up to an hour just in case.

Can I get a new phone number with Mint Mobile?

Yes, you can request a new number during the SIM card activation process.

What information does Mint Mobile need?

During registration (whether via this Site or otherwise), you will be prompted to provide to Mint Mobile certain personal information, which may include, but is not limited to, your name, billing address(es), phone number, port-in phone number, email address, and credit card number.

How long does it take to receive eSIM Mint Mobile?

If your phone is eligible for eSIM, you will receive your SIM digitally immediately after you order.

Why is my mint service not working?

Change the network mode

Turn automatic off and select the networks available. Sometimes the automatic network selection may have trouble connecting to a priority network. This will force a connection and allow the automatic network selection to work again.

Can two people use the same Mint account?

Since Mint is designed for individual users, there is no way to create joint accounts. However, you and your financial partner can each create your own Mint account, then sync any joint accounts you wish to track in order for you both to see the same information within the app.