Refill your Pay in Advance (Prepaid) account

T-Mobile offers many convenient ways to refill your prepaid account.


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If you're on a plan with limited minutes, you can refill your account online, by text, by phone, or by purchasing a refill card. We'll send you a free text message reminder when you get close to your expiration date.



Refill automatically

For your convenience, and depending on the type of prepaid plan you have, you can either set up an AutoPay (where your account is refilled every 30 days) or an Auto Refill (your account is refilled based on the frequency you choose). You’ll need a credit card, debit card, or your checking account information.


Automated refills can be set up through one of the following ways:



Refill online

You can refill your Pay in Advance (Prepaid) account through My T-Mobile. Or we can show you how to refill your account.



Refill by text

If your profile is set up with the Refill Center, you can send a text message to the Refill Center to fund your account.


To refill by text, follow these steps:

  1. Start a new text message containing the refill amount and last four digits of the credit card or debit card number. For example, to add $25 to an account with 2353 as the last four digits of the credit card number, enter the following:
    25 2353
  2. Send the text message to 7777.


Refills are applied within a few minutes. If you don't receive a confirmation text message, call the T-Mobile Refill Center by dialing *ADD (*233) on your phone’s keypad. Or call 1-877-720-5195.



Refill by phone

You can refill your prepaid account on the phone by calling the T-Mobile Refill Center. Just dial *ADD (*233).



Refill by using our apps

You can refill your account through the T-Mobile app or T-Mobile Refill app.



Purchase refill cards

You can purchase refill cards online. Or, you can purchase them at a T-Mobile retail store or an authorized retailer. Find a refill location near you.