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boostmobile com Activate SIM : Boost Mobile Activate New SIM Card

Once you receive you New Boost Mobile, you must activate it by login on to and once the device restarts, the Hands Free Activation will begin automatically.

To activate your Boost Mobile SIM card, follow these steps:

  1. Online Activation:

    • Visit the Boost Mobile Activation page at
    • Enter your SIM card ICCID number (a 15-digit code found on the back of your SIM card).
    • Provide your phone’s IMEI number.
    • Choose your mobile number and set up your Boost Mobile account.
    • Click to activate your plan.
  2. Customer Service Activation:

    • Call Boost Mobile customer services to activate your SIM card.
    • You can also visit a Boost Mobile store if there’s one nearby.

Your Boost SIM should be active within 4 to 24 hours after activation. If you encounter any issues, feel free to ask for further assistance! 😊📱🔗

Bring your unlocked phone to Boost Mobile at and set yourself free with one of our unlimited plans.

Check your phone & buy a Sim Card.

Find your device ID by dialing *#06# or pick your Operating System below for step by step instructions

You’ll need to purchase a new SIM card when you Bring Your Own Phone from a non-Boost Mobile wireless provider at Your new Boost Mobile SIM card will allow you to use the Boost Mobile network.

The Boost Mobile SIM Kit comes with 3 different SIM Cards. How do I know which SIM Card to use

  • Each SIM Card is compatible with specific phones. After entering your Device ID, we’ll show you the correct SIM part number to use.
  • Please use care when handling the SIM Chip. Your phone may require a SIM Adapter, requiring you to pop the old chip out of the adapter and re-install the Boost Mobile SIM.

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Steps to activate on your Android phone

    1. From the home screen, tap the Phone icon

Note: The device must be in a Boost Mobile coverage area to complete the programming and activation process. To verify Boost Mobile coverage, visit the Boost Mobile website at

    1. Dial ##72786#.
    2. Tap OK.

The device will power off and restart.

    1. Swipe to unlock the screen.
    2. Once the device restarts, the Hands Free Activation will begin automatically.

Once the activation is complete, tap OK.

    1. Once the PRL update is complete, tap OK.

The device will power off and restart.

    1. Swipe the screen to unlock the device.
    2. The phone will update the Firmware.

If an update is available, follow the prompts to install it.

Otherwise, tap OK.

  1. The network settings have been reset.

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Steps to activate on your Apple iPhone.

  1. From the home screen, tap Phone.
  2. Dial ##873283#.
  3. Tap Call.
  4. Tap OK to start the service update.
  5. After the service update completes, tap OK.

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APN Settings

I purchased my Boost SIM Kit from or Walmart

If you’re bringing an Android phone to Boost and purchased your Boost SIM Kit from or Walmart, you will need to follow these steps below to update your APN settings. If you have an iPhone, your APN settings will be automatically updated.

Step 1. Go to Settings (in Apps or pull-down notifications tray)

Step 2. Go to Connections, Network Connections, or Network and Internet, depending on your phone

Step 3. Select Mobile Networks and ensure Mobile Data is enable

Step 4. Select Access Point Name or “APN” (may be in Advanced options)

Step 5. Select the plus “+” sign to add a new APN

Step 6. Enter the following information, ignore the fields that aren’t listed here:

Name – Boost (name doesn’t matter)



APN Type – default,supl,mms

APN Protocol – IPv6

APN Roaming Protocol – IPv4

APN enable/disable – Enabled

Step 7. Select Save (you may need to select the three dot icon in the upper right corner of the screen, depending on your phone)

Step 8. Ensure the APN you created is selected on the Access Point Name screen

Step 9. Restart your phone

Step 10. Test your phone’s connection by making a call, sending a text and loading a web page. (Make sure you’ve disconnected from WiFi.)

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Will all my phone features and services work when I bring my phone?

  • Please enter your Device ID to check if your phone is compatible or visit a Boost Mobile store
  • Features and network experience may vary based on device and/or original phone carrier
  • Not all plan services or device features may be available including International Roaming, Mobile Hotspot, MMS (multi-media text messages), some browsers, some Boost Mobile products, or eCare (native account management applications)
  • For Apple phones domestic roaming may not be available.