Welcome to the world of Boost Mobile! I’m excited you chose our network. Activating your new device is easy – just follow this simple guide.
What You’ll Need
- Your new phone
- SIM card (came with your phone)
- Laptop or desktop computer
Once you have those 3 things, you’re ready to get started!
Step 1: Insert the SIM Card
- Locate the SIM card slot on your phone (check manual if unsure)
- Gently insert the SIM card provided by Boost Mobile
Step 2: Visit the Boost Mobile Website
Go to boostmobile.com/activate on your computer.
Step 3: Select “Activate New Device”
Choose the option to activate your new phone. You’ll be asked for some basic information.
Step 4: Enter Your Phone’s Identification Number
- This will either be the ESN, IMEI, or MEID number
- You can find this unique ID printed on the box or inside the phone’s settings
Getting Your Phone Number
Next, you can choose a new phone number or transfer your existing number.
New Phone Number
If selecting a new number with Boost Mobile:
- Enter your zip code
- Pick the number you want
- Complete account setup
Transfer Existing Number
If bringing your current number to Boost:
- You’ll need your account # and transfer PIN from old provider
- Make sure old account is fully paid off
- Complete transfer process on Boost website
Choose a Plan
Pick the data, talk, and text plan that’s right for you. Boost has options for every budget!
Activate and Enjoy!
Finish payment setup and activation. Then start enjoying your new Boost Mobile phone! Reach out by phone, chat, or forum post if you have any issues getting started. We’re always here to help!