How Do I Switch My Cellphone Provider to Boost Mobile?

Switching your service to Boost doesn't have to be complicated; you might have to take a precautionary step or two when making sure your phone is compatible with the network. If not, you don't have to worry because Boost lets you keep your phone number with new phones too. If you want to learn more or find out if Boost is for you, call customer service, visit a store near you or visit Boost Mobile's website.

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Dec 9, 2022

Boost Mobile is a telecommunications company that has been around since 2000 in Australia and 2001 in the United States. The company has long provided low cost unlimited plans and discounts on the latest phones. This guide will show you how to switch to Boost. Please read on to learn more about this company.

Boost Mobile's Offerings

It's no secret that Boost has good deals on phones and plans. In fact, plans start at $15 for unlimited talk and text, so you know you're going to get a good deal. You also don't have to buy a new phone either as the company also offers a SIM card for compatible phones. Regardless of how you switch, you get to keep your number.

A few other things that Boost has include an extensive FAQs section and a user-friendly website which makes switching even easier. There's even add on services like phone insurance, secure WiFi, apps, and international calling. Boost Mobile also offers a perks rewards program that is free to join.

The Boost Switch

Now that you know what to expect from this company, it's time to learn how you can switch. You can switch in person if you use the store finder to locate a retailer nearby or you can switch online.

  1. Go to Boost Mobile's website and browse their phone offerings if you want a new phone or check your phone's compatibility. To do this, you will need to know your phone's IMEI. Please note that if you can't find it, don't worry. Boost has a tool that can help you locate it if you select your operating system and follow the prompts.
  2. After you either picked the best phone or verified that your current one is compatible and you need a SIM card, the next step is to check out. Boost won't ask you to purchase a plan until after your service is activated. Keep in mind that the Boost SIM card and activation kit costs about $10.
  3. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to call Boost's customer service agents, they're available everyday.

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