On Demand Data Passes

On Demand Data Passes let you temporarily add high-speed data by the day or week, whenever you need it to supplement your free data or to top-up a recurring data plan. For pricing information, visit T-Mobile.com.



Why you might add a data pass

You can add a data pass for a number of reasons, including:


  • You're experiencing reduced data speeds after reaching your data allotment.
  • You're roaming domestically and want additional domestic roaming data.
  • You're roaming internationally and you want a higher data speed.


Additional passes can be purchased as needed once a purchased pass expires.



How to add an On Demand Data Pass

Follow the steps below, depending on your plan type.


Postpaid plans

  1. Go to My T-Mobile and log in to your account.
  2. Click PLAN at the top of the page.
  3. If you have more than one line on your account, you might need to click the plus + sign next to the device or name you want to add the data pass to.
  4. On the line you want to add the data pass, look for "Stay connected to the web with additional high-speed data. Add a data pass" and click Add a data pass.
  5. Select the data pass you want to add. You can click the down arrow to the right of each data pass to find out more information.
  6. Select whether you want the pass to start immediately or pick a date and time.
  7. Click Continue.
  8. Click Agree & Submit.


Pay As You Go (prepaid) plans

To purchase a pass on your Pay As You Go plan, call T-Mobile customer service by dialing 611 from your T-Mobile phone, or call 1-877-746-0909. You can get a 1-day pass or a 1-week (7-day) pass. Automated account help and customer service representatives are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For the hearing impaired, TTY service is available by calling 1-877-296-1018, 7 days a week, from 3 a.m.-10 p.m. PT.


Prepaid Mobile Internet plans

Pay in Advance Mobile Internet (MI) plans provide data service on devices such as laptop sticks, tablets, and mobile hotspots. Use our Connect Me portal to set up and manage your data-only device. For steps, read how to use Connect Me.