How To Activate a Phone T-Mobile

What is a Phone T-Mobile?

T-Mobile US Inc (T-Mobile), a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG, is a provider of telecommunications services. The company provides wireless telecom services, as well as a host of other services, including voice, text messaging, video calling, and data communications.

How To Activate a Phone T-Mobile

Switch to an Android

Android to Android:

We recommend you transfer your data when directed during your device’s initial or out-of-box setup process, that’s usually the easiest way. You might also check for a manufacturer’s app, like Samsung Smart Switch.

You can also use your Google account to switch from one Android device to another:

  1. Backup your data on the old device by choosing Settings > System > Advanced > Backup.
  2. Make sure the Backup is turned on.
    • If backup is off: turn it on and wait for the device to back up your data.
    • If backup is on: confirm it recently backed up your data. If your data was not recently backed up, back up the device before proceeding.
  3. Use the SIM card that came with the new device. Check SIM cards for details.
  4. Turn on your new device and complete the first-time setup.
  5. Transfer your data to the new device by choosing Settings > Accounts > Add Account > Google.
  6. Sign in to your Google account where your data is backed up.
  7. You will be asked if you would like to download your synced information, select Yes.
  8. Depending on the amount of data backed up it may take a while to download. You must wait for the download to be complete.

Apple to Android:

  1. Apple iOS apps cannot be transferred to Android but you may be able to find similar apps at the Play Store.
  2. For easy data transfer steps, review Switch to Android.
  3. Use the SIM card that came with the new device. Check SIM cards for details.
  4. Once complete, follow the setup wizard on the new device.

How can I activate my T-Mobile SIM?

Please call 1-844-740-2981 to activate your SIM on T-Mobile’s 4G LTE Network.

What is the activation code for T-Mobile?

Charge your new phone. Be sure to keep the box. To get your activation code, you can either dial *#06# or find it on the box.

How much is the activation fee for T-Mobile?


T-Mobile’s $35 activation fee will soon apply to almost every device transaction. It will prevent people from avoiding the fee by using the carrier’s online system for upgrades and activations, as reported earlier Monday by T-Mo Report citing internal company documents, some of which were posted on Reddit.

Is a T-Mobile SIM card free?

Shop for SIM cards for as low as $0 today. The SIM stores your account information and connects your device to the T‑Mobile network. Your phone may have two options for SIM cards, a digital eSIM or a Physical SIM card.