New 4G LTE

It’s new, it’s fast, it’s 4G LTE service on
the two largest networks in America. Bring your smartphone* to TracFone today.

Now you can enjoy the smartphone you already love in a whole new way. Bring it to TracFone and get one of the most affordable plans in America on one of the two largest 4G LTE networks. The only thing you’ll lose is your contract.

Check compatibility

Requires a compatible or unlocked 4G LTE smartphone.
Actual availability, coverage and speed may vary.

Ready to bring your phone?
Get started here.

CDMA Smartphone?

What is CDMA?

If you have a CDMA phone that’s compatible, all you need is a CDMA SIM Kit to get started. Verify your smartphone’s compatibility with our program here.

(Requires a compatible CDMA LTE smartphone.
Actual availability, coverage and speed may vary.)

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GSM Smartphone?

What is GSM?

If you have an AT&T or unlocked GSM smartphone, you're compatible! Check your compatibility here.

(Requires a AT&T compatible or unlocked GSM phone.
Actual availability, coverage and speed may vary.)

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Not Compatible? Not a Problem.

If your current phone isn't compatible, just upgrade to one of ours. Shop the entire catalog of phones now.

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Why should you switch to TracFone?

Keep Your Phone,
Network, and
Phone Number

Keep everything you love along with unbeatable nationwide coverage on America's largest and most dependable networks.

No Contracts,
No Overages,
No Hidden Fees

No contracts, no overage fees, no activation fees, no cancellation fees. Everything you dislike about your current provider disappears.

90-Day
No-Contract Plans

Our talk, text, and data plans start as low as $19.99, and you can add a new one at any time with no penalties.

Unlimited
Carryover®

With Unlimited Carryover®, your unused minutes, texts and data never expire as long as your service is active and in use within each six month period.

Triple Everything on any Android Smartphone

3x talk, text and data means that when you buy a 60 minute Airtime Card, you'll get 180 Minutes, 180 Texts, and 180 MB of data at no extra charge on any Android smartphone.

Bringing your own smartphone to TracFone is as easy as 1‑2‑3

Check if
your phone is compatible

Most 4G LTE or 3G smartphones are compatible with our service plans
(except Double Minutes card).

Buy an Activation Kit
& Airtime Card

We offer 4G LTE and 3G Activation Kits in addition to airtime service plans. It's how you keep the phone you love.

Activate Phone

Once you have a TracFone BYOP Activation Kit, click on "Register CDMA" and then "Activate CDMA" for CDMA smartphones, or simply "Activate GSM" and then update your Data APN settings here for GSM smartphones.

Have questions?
We’re here to help.

Here are some things you might be asking yourself. Got more? Our online support staff is trained to help you make the switch.

  • What is BYOP?

    BYOP stands for Bring Your Own Phone. With TracFone’s Bring Your Own Phone program, you can get TracFone service on your current phone as long as it is compatible with our BYOP program. Compatible phones include: GSM Unlocked phones, AT&T Compatible phones, and some CDMA Technology Compatible phones. To check if your phone is compatible, select the “CHECK COMPATIBILITY” option at tracfonewireless.com/byop.

  • What is CDMA?

    CDMA stands for Code Division Multiple Access and is a competing cell phone service technology to GSM. In the United States, two of the four leading mobile network operators use CDMA.

  • What is GSM?

    GSM stands for Global System for Mobile communication and is a competing cell phone service technology to CDMA. In the United States, two of the four leading mobile network operators use GSM.

  • How can I obtain TracFone BYOP service?

      Follow these steps. For details, please refer to the corresponding question and answer:

    1. Check Compatibility. Refer to "How do I know if my phone is compatible with TracFone’s BYOP Program?"
    2. Confirm if you’ll need a TracFone BYOP SIM. Refer to "How do I know if I will need a TracFone BYOP SIM?"
    3. Select the correct SIM card for your phone. Refer to "How do I know which SIM to use from my TracFone BYOP Activation Package?"
    4. Register your Phone if it is CDMA compatible. Refer to "How do I register my CDMA compatible phone?"
    5. Activate your Phone. Refer to "How do I activate my TracFone Talk BYOP service?"
  • How do I know if my phone is compatible with TracFone’s BYOP Program?

    To check if your phone is compatible, select the "CHECK COMPATIBILITY" option at tracfonewireless.com/byop, and enter your phone’s IMEI or MEID. If your phone is compatible, the process will allow you to register it. If your phone is not compatible, you will receive a message indicating so as soon as you enter the IMEI or MEID and zip code.

  • How do I know if I will need a TracFone BYOP SIM?

    Review the following guidelines to check if you’ll need a TracFone BYOP SIM. You can also use our "CHECK COMPATIBILITY" tool in tracfonewireless.com/byop, which will give you details on what you will need to get your service set-up.

    1. If your phone is an Unlocked GSM Phone, or a phone compatible with AT&T, you will need a TracFone BYOP AT&T compatible SIM.
    2. If your phone is a CDMA compatible LTE phone, you will need a TracFone CDMA Compatible BYOP SIM.
  • How do I know which SIM to use from my TracFone BYOP Activation Package?

    If your phone is an Unlocked GSM Phone or compatible with AT&T, use the AT&T Compatible SIM. If you have a CDMA LTE compatible phone use the CDMA Compatible LTE SIM.

  • What should I do if my TracFone BYOP Activation Package did not include a CDMA compatible LTE SIM?

    If your phone is a CDMA LTE compatible phone, and your BYOP Activation Package did not include a CDMA compatible LTE SIM, please select "REGISTER CDMA" in tracfonewireless.com/byop and follow the steps. When asked, select that you do not have a SIM and we will ship you one.

  • How do I register my CDMA compatible phone?

    If your phone is a CDMA compatible phone, you will need to register it before you activate it by selecting the "REGISTER CDMA" option in tracfonewireless.com/byop and following the steps.

  • How can I obtain LTE TracFone BYOP service?

    Your phone must be LTE Technology and compatible with one of our Bring Your Own Phone Programs then follow the steps described on the question "How can I obtain TracFone BYOP service?"

  • How do I activate my TracFone BYOP service?

    First, mouse over the "ACTIVATION" button at the top of this page. Then, select "ACTIVATE GSM" or "ACTIVATE CDMA" and follow the steps. Make sure to select the correct option if you are transferring your line. Please note that you will need a TracFone Airtime Card or credit or debit card to activate your service. Before you activate remember that you need to select your SIM card if you need one, and register your phone if you have a CDMA compatible phone.