Unlimited Mobile Phone Plans

how do basic plans work?

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A basic phone plan for every budget Cricket basic plans are great for people who use their phones daily and are looking for an affordable plan that allows you to call anyone nationwide on any network.

Talk, text, web, music? Whatever's most important to you, we've got a plan and a phone that will deliver. Depending on which of our basic phone plans you choose, you can also get many of the features listed below. Plus, there are no signed contracts, no catches, and no surprises. Check out our shop basic plans page to find a plan that's right for you.

Features included in basic plans:

 

voice

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    nationwide talk

    Make local calls to any number, anytime, from anywhere within Cricket's nationwide talk and text coverage area. shop our plans

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    long distance

    Call any cell phone or landline in the U.S. (including Hawaii, Alaska & Puerto Rico) and Canada. shop our plans

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    roaming

    Talk from anywhere within Cricket's national roaming areas (areas not covered by nationwide talk and text coverage) without incurring roaming charges.
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    3-way calling

    Conference in a third party to any call. shop our plans

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    call waiting

    Alerts you of an incoming call when you're on the phone. shop our plans

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    caller ID

    Displays the phone number of the person calling you. shop our plans

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    call forwarding

    Allows you to forward calls from your Cricket phone to any other phone number in your home area code. shop our plans

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    voicemail

    Allows people to leave you a voice message. shop our plans

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    mexico landline

    It's easy to stay connected with friends and family in Mexico when talk-time to an eligible Mexico-based landline is included in your plan. Click here to check if the number you want to call is included with this feature. shop our plans

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    mexico mobile

    Enjoy the flexibility of calling eligible Mexico-based mobile numbers. Click here to check if the number you want to call is included with this feature. shop our plans

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    international mobile

    Go global with talk-time to eligible international cell phone numbers. Click here to check if the number you want to call is included with this feature. shop our plans

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    international landline

    It is easy to communicate across continents when talk-time to eligible international landlines is included in your plan. Click here to check if the number you want to call is included with this feature. shop our plans

messaging

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    unlimited global messaging

    Send unlimited text, picture and video messages to friends and family across the country and around the world.
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    nationwide text

    Send and receive text messages from anywhere within Cricket's talk and text coverage areas.
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    international text

    Send and receive international text messages to select countries.
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    picture messaging

    Send and receive picture messages anywhere within Cricket's data coverage areas.
    (sending will require a camera phone)
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    video messaging

    Send and receive video messages anywhere within Cricket's data coverage areas.
    (sending will require a camcorder equipped phone)
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data & entertainment

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    mobile video entertainment

    Download unlimited music, sports, comedy and other video clips to your mobile video capable phone. shop our plans

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    mobile web

    Access the Internet from your phone, anywhere Cricket data coverage is available. shop our plans

premium

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    navigation

    Cricket Navigator allows you to locate places, get directions, or see a map of a location using this LBS/GPS application, anywhere within Cricket's data coverage areas. shop our plans

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    data backup

    Cricket MyBackup keeps a record of all your phone contacts in case you lose your phone, or get a new one. shop our plans

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    411

    Helps you find phone numbers or addresses easily by dialing 4-1-1 from your Cricket phone. shop our plans

 

What other types of plans does Cricket offer?

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cricket PAYGo (pay as you go)

Cricket also has prepaid plans for people who want a monthly plan without the hassle of a monthly bill. Simply pay=as-you-go for true flexibility and control.
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Smartphone plans

Cricket also has smartphone plans that give you unlimited calling and data with no signed contracts or credit checks. Talk, text and surf the web from your smartphone at half the cost of AT&T and Verizon.
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Availability of features vary. Please see our coverage maps for details. Comparison based on AT&T Unlimited Nation Plan plus DataPro Smartphone package and Verizon's Unlimited Nationwide Plan plus Smartphone data package. BlackBerry is a registered trademark of Research In Motion Limited and is registered and/or used in the U.S. and countries around the world.

Cricket is upgrading its CDMA network to 4G GSM and expects to stop offering CDMA wireless service as early as March 2015. THIS CDMA PHONE WILL NO LONGER WORK ON OUR WIRELESS NETWORK AFTER WE COMPLETE THIS UPGRADE.

Availability of features vary. All third-party products, services and/or trademarks are property of their respective owners and are not endorsements of Cricket services. Android™ is a trademark of Google, Inc. The Android Robot is reproduced or modified from work created and shared by Google for use according to terms described in the Creative Common 3.0 Attribution License. BlackBerry is a registered trademark of Research In Motion Limited and is registered and/or used in the U.S. and countries around the world. Samsung, Vitality and Chrono are all trademarks of Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and/or its related entities.

Rate plans contain a full speed data allowance. Once you reach your full speed data allowance your speeds will be reduced. See mycricket.com/fairuse for details. Terms, conditions and other restrictions apply. We may limit or terminate your service without prior notice for excessive use of partner network or if you no longer have a valid address in a Cricket owned network area. Excludes sales tax. Terms, conditions & other restrictions apply. © 2012 Cricket Communications, Inc. TM & © 2012 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.