How To Activate a New Straight Talk Phone

How To Activate a New Straight Talk Phone

What is Straight Talk Phone?

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 Straight Talk Phone

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 activate my Straight Talk phone for the first time?

You can do this by going to Fill out all the required information to begin the process. Once you complete the request, the transferring process will begin. This can take a few hours; however, it can take up to 7 days.

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.

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 know if my new phone is compatible with Straight Talk?

How do I know if my phone is compatible with the Straight Talk network? To check if your phone is compatible, visit, select “Check Compatibility,” and follow the steps, or text “KYOP” TO 611611 from your mobile device.

How do I reset my Straight Talk phone?

Press and hold both the Volume DOWN key and the PWR/LOCK key at the same time. Release both keys when the Android screen is displayed. Press the Volume DOWN key repeatedly until “RECOVERY MODE” is displayed on the screen near the PWR/LOCK key. Then, press the PWR/LOCK key to select it.

How do I find my Straight Talk SIM card number?

Locate the SIM card slot on the top edge of your device. Insert the SIM ejection tool into the hole on the SIM card slot and slide the tray out. On the SIM card, you will see a series of numbers beginning with “89.” This is your SIM number.

Do I need a new SIM card for a new phone with Straight Talk?

You can transfer your Straight Talk service to another phone using your current SIM card. You need to move your SIM card and follow the rules of free phone when you switch. If you meet the conditions mentioned below, you’ll be able to transfer your service from your current device to a new device.

How do I find my security pin for Straight Talk?

To find out what your Straight Talk PIN is, please go to the “My Account” page on the Straight Talk website. – Then, click upon Update Personal Profile. – Under that, it is listed as Current Security PIN. – Please note, if the security PIN field is blank, you may need to set up a PIN before proceeding.

Can you factory reset a Straight Talk phone?

Use the Volume Up/Down keys to navigate the Android System Recovery Menu. Highlight “Wipe data/Factory reset,” then press Power key to select it. Highlight “Yes – delete all user data,” then press Power key to select.

Why does my Straight Talk phone say invalid SIM card?

If the SIM card is not programmed properly, damaged, or removed, it prevents operation of the intended device. Check to make sure the SIM card is properly installed.