www.straighttalk.com Activate : Login to activate a new Straight Talk device
Login to activate a new Straight Talk device, reactivate an old Straight Talk account, move a phone from one Straight Talk account to another, or transfer a phone number from another provider to Straight Talk
Straight Talk has only been in operation for less than five years, but they have quickly become one of the largest players in the cell phone plan market thanks to their mission: “Providing the best experience at an amazing price.” Straight Talk is most well known for their no contract cell phone plans, with “all inclusive” plans with no contract that are under $50 a month. Straight Talk’s lineup of phones includes the latest devices like the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, and iPhone 6
To port-in (transfer) your current phone number to Straight Talk, you must follow the steps below:
- The phone number you are trying to port MUST BE active with your current service provider.
- You must submit a port-in request. You can do this by going to www.straighttalk.com/Activate. Fill out all the required information to begin the process.
- Once you complete the request, the transferring process will begin. This can take a few hours; however, it can take up to 7 days. If this is a landline, it can take up to 30 days.
You will know the process is complete when your old phone stops working.
If you don’t already have a phone number, click the “Activate me NOW” button, and STAR (our automated assistant) will guide you through the Activation process.
How do I Activate my Straight Talk phone?
To Activate your new Straight Talk phone online, you simply need to go to www.straighttalk.com/Activate. You may also Activate your New Straight Talk phone by calling our Customer Care Center at 1-877-430-CELL (2355) from another phone.
How do I know if my Straight Talk phone is Activated and ready to use?
If your are able to make and receive calls, your Straight Talk phone is active.Keep in mind that upon completing the activation steps either through our website at www.straighttalk.com/Activate or through our Customer Care Center at 1-877-430-CELL (1-877-430-2355), you will be asked to place a test call to confirm that activation was successful.
How do I Activate my Straight Talk phone with a telephone number issued by another company?
You may transfer your telephone number from another company to Straight Talk. To port in your existing telephone number to your Straight Talk phone, the number you are porting must be active with your current service provider.
You need to request Straight Talk to port in your number, Straight Talk will process your request in your behalf. In order to request the transfer and initiate the activation process please go to www.straighttalk.com/Activate, and select the radio button option “Activate my phone with a number transferred from another company.”
The transferring of your number to a new Straight Talk might take a few hours; however, if there are any delays from your current wireless carrier, the transfer process could take up to 7 days and in the case of landline numbers, transfers may take up to 30 days.
Your new Straight Talk will be ready to complete activation when your old phone stops working.
For customers who have decided to find out what all the hype is about, activating a Straight Talk device couldn’t be easier. When activating, Straight Talk customer have the option to activate a whole new line, to reactivate an old Straight Talk line, to transfer an existing Straight Talk phone to another account, or to activate Straight Talk with a number from another company. To move a number from another provider to Straight Talk, the customer will need the account number with the other provider, plus the contact information that is registered with that provider.
Offered exclusively through Wal-Mart, Straight Talk is under the umbrella of TracFone. TracFone has 80,000 locations across the United States, and is a part of the largest telecommunications company in Mexico, América Móvil. TracFone was founded in 1996 and has a revenue of almost $10 billion a year.
Looking to contact Straight Talk? Please dial 1-877-430-CELL (2355) to speak with a customer care agent.