Activate Mint Mobile SIM Card at

So you just got your new Mint Mobile SIM card in the mail – exciting! Before you can start enjoying their affordable cell phone plans though, you’ll need to activate your new SIM.

Activating your Mint Mobile SIM is super easy and only takes a few minutes. This guide will walk you through the process step-by-step. Let’s get started!

What You’ll Need

  • Your Mint Mobile SIM card (check the back of the SIM card packaging for the 11-digit Activation Code)
  • An internet-connected phone, tablet, or computer

How to Activate Your SIM

Option 1: Activate Online

  • The easiest way to activate your SIM card is on the Mint Mobile website.
  • Go to and enter your SIM card’s Activation Code. <img src=”mint-mobile-activation-page.png” width=”500″>
  • Next, you’ll be asked to:
    • Enter your ZIP code to check coverage
    • Choose whether to transfer your phone number or get a new number
    • Agree to the Terms of Service
  • That’s it! The whole process takes about 5 minutes. If you transferred a phone number, it may take a few hours to fully port over.

Option 2: Use the Mint Mobile App

You can also activate through the Mint Mobile app for iOS or Android.

  • Download the Mint Mobile app and open it
  • Tap “Activate your SIM card”
  • Enter your SIM’s Activation Code
  • Follow the on-screen setup prompts

And you’re all set! The app activation also just takes a few minutes.

Once Your SIM is Activated…

  • If you got a new phone number, you can start using your Mint Mobile service right away!
  • If you’re porting over an existing number, you’ll receive a text when the transfer is fully complete.
  • Be sure to check Mint Mobile’s coverage map for your area before activating.

And that’s all there is to it! Enjoy saving money on your cell phone plan with Mint Mobile. Let me know in the comments if you have any other questions.