How To Activate a New Phone with Straight Talk

How To Activate a New Phone with Straight Talk

What is Phone with 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 with Straight Talk

Simply go to to activate, or call 1.888. 251.8165. Follow the instructions in your package to set up your new device.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I transfer my Straight Talk service to a new phone?

Transfer Process

  1. First, turn off your current phone by pressing the off/on button.
  2. Next, remove your Straight Talk SIM card.
  3. Then, put your SIM card into the new phone where you try to move your service.
  4. Now, turn on the new phone by holding the power button.

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.

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.

Why does my Straight Talk phone have no service?

Your line may not be completely Activated. Please call our Customer Care Center at 1-877-430-CELL (2355) for assistance.

What is the number to activate a Straight Talk phone?

Activate Your Phone

After you receive your phone and service plan card, you’re ready to activate. We’ll walk you through the steps online, or you can call 1.877. 430.2355 to activate. Choose to receive a new phone number or keep your existing phone number!

What is a 4 digit security PIN for Straight Talk?

NOTE: For most phones, the default security code is 0000 or the last 4 digits of your Straight Talk phone number.

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.

Why is my new SIM card not working Straight Talk?

If the SIM card is not programmed properly, damaged, or removed, it prevents operation of the intended device. Have you attempted to reseat the SIM card? Please take the SIM card out (use Tray Eject Tool if needed) and restart the phone. Insert the SIM card again.

How do I talk to Straight Talk customer service?

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.

How do I know when my Straight Talk phone is activated?

How do I know if my Straight Talk phone is activated and ready to use? Good news. If you are able to make and receive calls, your Straight Talk phone is active. During the activation process, you are instructed to make a phone call to confirm that your phone is active and ready to use.