Getting Started on Cricket PAYGo
Visit any Cricket PAYGo retailer and purchase a Cricket PAYGo retail package , visit any Cricket retailer to purchase any Cricket phone, or reuse a phone you already own that is compatible with the Cricket network. (NOTE: some of our older Cricket phones do not work in all areas.) To activate a Cricket branded phone, call Customer Care at 1-800-CRICKET, visit a Cricket location, or go to mycricket.com. To activate phones that are not Cricket branded but compatible with the Cricket network you must go to a Cricket dealer.
Phones for Cricket PAYGo are available at Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Target, Dollar General, select other retailers, and Cricket locations. Click here for a complete list of locations in your area.
Maybe. Some of our older phones do not work in all areas. Click here to view options and purchase an eligible phone for your service area. In most cases, any Cricket phone can be activated on Cricket PAYGo service. If you have a phone from another wireless company, we may be able to activate it at a Cricket dealer, but we cannot guarantee all features will work as expected.
Yes. Cricket Customer Care can help you bring your phone number with you from the other wireless company during account activation.
Yes, when you change from Cricket Wireless to Cricket PAYGo you can keep your number and you may be able to use your existing phone.
Yes, when you move from Cricket Wireless to Cricket PAYGo your Flex Bucket transfers with you and will be added to your PAYGo account.
If they are phone-based, you will still be able to use any existing games or other applications; however, if they are subscription-based, they will not be supported by Cricket PAYGo.