T-Mobile has different types of Prepaid plans to fit your needs. If you're already on a prepaid plan, but you're looking at moving to a postpaid plan, read about switching to a postpaid plan.
- A credit check is not required, and no deposit is needed to activate service.
- Whenever your account reaches $10 or less, you'll hear your balance every time you place a call. When you have less than 1 minute of talk time remaining on your account, you'll hear warning tones on your phone. Learn how to refill your Prepaid account.
- If your minutes aren't used by the expiration date, they expire and are removed from your account. Keep in mind that remaining talk time is non-refundable. If you're qualified for Data Stash, then your unused 4G LTE data is automatically rolled over into the next month. Learn about Data Stash.
- When purchasing downloaded content for your prepaid device, you'll need to use a personal credit card or debit card when purchasing downloadable content. Please contact your financial institution about any billing concerns related to the specific download. If you need help with the app, please contact the third-party content provider.
- Long-distance call charges:
- Domestic long distance calls can be made at no additional charge.
- International call charges vary depending on the country you're calling and the plan you're on. For example, you can save more using Stateside International Talk & Text.
The benefits of T-Mobile ONE are also available if you prefer a prepaid plan.
The benefits of T-Mobile ONE are also available on a domestic prepaid plan.
See plan details and benefits of T-Mobile ONE Domestic Only for Prepaid.
The benefits of simply everything you need.
See plan details and benefits of Simply Prepaid plans.
Here's a simple way to stay connected: Pay As You Go! This is perfect if you only make or receive a small number of calls or texts each month.
See plan details and benefits of Pay As You Go for Prepaid.
Prepaid Mobile Internet service allows you to use devices such as laptop sticks, tablets, and mobile HotSpot devices to access data with prepaid service.
See plan details and benefits of Mobile Internet for Prepaid.
Limited time offer; subject to change. Plus taxes and fees. $10 SIM starter kit may be required per line. Not eligible for AutoPay discount or Kickback. Capable device required for some features. U.S. roaming and on-network data allotments differ; see selected service for details. Unlimited talk & text features for direct communications between 2 people; others (e.g., conference & chat lines, etc.) may cost extra. Features available until 30th day; if sufficient balance, services automatically renew at expiration. If balance is insufficient to renew all lines on your account for 120 days, all lines will be suspended for 30 days. If you have an account balance, all lines will convert to Pay As You Go for 30 day increments with $3/mo. for 30 voice min./SMS messages per line. After your account balance is depleted, then account is suspended. When you switch between plan options or renew a monthly plan, features or credits associated with your prior plan option will no longer be available, and you are not able to switch back to some plan options. Some plan options will not allow early renewal or permit use of features after included amounts are depleted. If you transfer your number to another carrier, account will be deactivated and no service will be available. No cash redemption value. Non-refundable. T-Mobile ONE Prepaid is not available for hotspots and some other data-first devices. Video streams at up to 1.5Mbps with Data Maximizer. Optimization may affect speed of video downloads; does not apply to video uploads. For best performance, leave any video streaming applications at their default automatic resolution setting. HD Day Pass available for T-Mobile ONE Prepaid. Capable device required to experience HD resolution. On-device video streams in native resolution (tethering optimized); some content providers may not stream their services in HD. Buy and turn on. T-Mobile ONE Prepaid: Unlimited high-speed data US only. On qualifying T-Mobile ONE Prepaid plan, in Canada/Mexico, up to 5GB high-speed data, then unlimited at up to 128kbps.Tethering at max 3G. For the small fraction of customers using more than 50GB per month, primary data usage must be on smartphone or tablet. Simply Prepaid, Tourist Plan & Mobile Internet: Domestic use only; additional charges apply for international use, where available. Partial minutes/megabytes rounded up. Full speeds available up to data allotment, including tethering; then slowed to up to 2G speeds for balance of service period. Certain uses, e.g., some speed test apps, may count against high-speed data allotment or have speeds reduced after allotment reached. Service for Tourist Plan available until 11:59pm on Day 21 of the time zone of activation. Mobile Internet provides data only; does not include voice, messaging, or Wi-Fi services. Prepaid Data Pass: Service available for time period and/or usage amount provided by Pass. For time period, a day is 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., Pacific time. Usage rounded up to the nearest MB each session. Only one Pass may be active at a time. Account suspended after 365 days of inactivity. Domestic use only for on-demand passes; U.S./Canada/Mexico use only for monthly recurring passes. No U.S. roaming. Data only; does not include voice, messaging or Wi-Fi services. Usage applied first to on demand passes, next to free data, then monthly Mobile Internet allotment. PayGo: Service available for 30 days after activation/refill/conversion; then account is suspended. If you have a balance, your plan will resume for 30 days with 30 voice min. or SMS messages. After this 30-day period, your account is suspended. If funds available, additional minutes/messages @ $0.10/minute or message. Call forwarding and spam filtering may use minutes for entire call length. Not for extended international use; you must reside in the U.S. and primary usage must occur on our network. Devices sold for use on T-Mobile prepaid service are to be activated on that service, not transferred for resale, modification, or export. Stateside International Talk/Text: International calling from U.S./Canada/Mexico to landlines in over 70 countries and destinations, plus unlimited calling to mobiles in over 30 countries. Qualifying service required for each line. Calls/texts must originate on T-Mobile’s U.S. network or in Canada/Mexico; otherwise standard international roaming rates apply. Must be direct communication between 2 people; certain numbers not included. See www.T-Mobile.com for countries and rates. Music Streaming: Qualifying plan required. Licensed music streaming from included services does not count towards 4G LTE data allotment on T-Mobile’s network or in Canada/Mexico; music streamed using Smartphone Mobile HotSpot (tethering) service might. Song downloads, video content, and non-music audio content excluded. For included services, see http://www.t-mobile.com/offer/free-music-streaming.html. Coverage not available in some areas. Network Management: Service may be slowed, suspended, terminated, or restricted for misuse, abnormal use, interference with our network or ability to provide quality service to other users, or significant roaming. During congestion, the small fraction of customers using >50GB/mo. may notice reduced speeds until next bill cycle due to data prioritization. On-device usage is prioritized over tethering usage, which may result in higher speeds for data used on device. See T-Mobile.com/OpenInternet for details. 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