Assurance Wireless will unlock mobile devices that meet the following eligibility criteria free of charge: The device must be provided by Assurance Wireless. The device has not been reported as lost or stolen or otherwise flagged as ineligible to be unlocked. The device has been active for at least 12 months.
Which phones are compatible with Assurance Wireless?
Assurance Wireless customers may use any compatible GSM, UMTS, LTE, or 5G smartphone to access our Broadband Internet Access Services, as long as they do not cause harm to T-Mobile’s network.
Can I use my own device with Assurance Wireless?
Selected Virgin Mobile phones may be used with an Assurance Wireless account excluding the Party Animal, Super Model, Blackberry® and Android™ models. However, for the best customer experience we encourage you to use the handset sent to you by Assurance Wireless.
Does T-Mobile phones work with Assurance Wireless?
With that ACP benefit at Assurance Wireless, you can receive: Free unlimited data, free unlimited texting, free unlimited calling and free 10GB monthly mobile hotspot data on the Assurance Wireless Unlimited plan — all on the power of T-Mobile’s nationwide network.
Can you take out your SIM card and put it in another phone?
A SIM card is a small card that’s inserted into the phone. It contains all your contacts and settings, and it’s linked to your account. You could take the SIM card out, put it into another phone, and if someone called your number, the new phone would ring.
Is Assurance Wireless giving unlimited data?
Assurance Wireless offers you our most generous cell phone plan yet — Assurance Wireless Unlimited. It combines our Lifeline service with the Affordable Connectivity Program, successor to the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, to give eligible customers Unlimited Data & Texts & Minutes, plus 10GB Mobile Hotspot Data.
Can you switch from Assurance Wireless to Metro PCS?
Yes you can. Switching is easy. And if you’re approved you can even keep your current phone number. You can apply online or call 1-888-898-4888 to apply.
Can I unlock my phone myself for free?
The first and best route is to go to the carrier. If you are eligible to unlock your phone, then it’s completely free! The FCC says: “Participating providers may not charge existing or former customers additional fees to unlock a device if it is eligible to be unlocked.
What is the best free government cell phone?
StandUp Wireless has been providing low-income customers with free or discounted communications services for over 35 years. Under the StandUp Wireless program, you receive a free SIM card with at least 1,000 minutes, 4.5GB of free data, and unlimited texting every month.
Can you have Assurance Wireless and SafeLink at the same time?
Yes. You may transfer your telephone number from another company to SafeLink after you receive your phone or SIM by calling 1-800-378-1684. To port your existing telephone number to SafeLink, the number you are porting must be active with your current service provider.
Can I buy an unlocked phone and put my SIM card in it?
Installing a SIM card is much easier if your phone is unlocked. Unlike locked phones, which are limited to using the network carrier’s SIM card, unlocked phones give you the freedom to choose your carrier. It’s very simple to put a fresh SIM card in a new unlocked phone device.
What happens if you put a SIM card in a locked phone?
If your phone or tablet is locked, you will only be able to use a SIM card from the mobile network it’s locked to. This can be very frustrating if you need to use a SIM from a different network, only to find that your phone (or tablet) won’t let you.
How do I transfer my service to my new phone?
Turn on your new device. Tap Start. When asked, make sure you connect to a Wi-Fi network. Choose to copy apps and data from your old device.
If you don’t have a cable:
- Tap No cable? Ok.
- Tap A backup from an Android phone.
- To copy your data, follow the on-screen instructions.
How do I transfer my SIM card to a new phone?
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Who is offering free phones to switch?
If you’re looking for a free cell phone without a 24-month commitment, Metro by T-Mobile is one of your best bets right now. Metro by T-Mobile is offering your choice of one of five free 5G phones right now when you switch.