We last updated this article on March 18, 2017 to bring you the latest and greatest information!
Bring your own phone to Straight Talk with Straight Talk SIM and save thousands on your cell phone bill.
Want to get unlimited talk, texting and data on Straight Talk or Net 10 for $45 a month?
You can keep your existing phone and take it to Straight Talk or Net 10 to get great service at a great price. You’ll still use the towers of AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint, but you’ll pay Straight Talk instead of your current carrier (even though you’re still using their towers).
Below we will tell you which phones you can use and which plans you can pick from.
Straight Talk and Net 10 Bring Your Own Phone Plans
Here are some of the plans you can choose from:
|“Everything” Plan||Straight Talk||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited*||$45|
|500 MB Fast Data||Net 10||Unlimited||Unlimited||500 MB 4G|
|$35, $31.50 with Auto-Refill|
|3 GB Fast Data||Net 10||Unlimited||Unlimited||1.5 GB 4G|
|$40, $36 with Auto-Refill|
|5GB Fast Data||Net 10||Unlimited||Unlimited||5GB 4G|
|$50, $45 with Auto-Refill|
Other plans are available – check Phone Bill Cut to compare all your options.
If you aren’t familiar with Straight Talk, take a moment to read our writeup about some of the advantages and disadvantages of choosing Straight Talk’s prepaid, no contract required cellular service.
When you’re ready to purchase your SIM, please be sure to see our money-saving tips below to save even more!
Keep reading to find out which phones will and won’t work with Straight Talk & Net 10 SIM:
Phones that will work with Straight Talk SIM / Bring Your Own Phone
Here are 3 great ways you can find out if a phone will work:
(1) Look below at the list of phones we have compiled that work with Straight Talk SIM
(2) Download the Phone Bill Cut app to your phone and it will suggest plans that will work with your device.
(3) Get technical: Answer these two questions Both of the following must be true: First, phone must be a GSM or CDMA phone that was originally on a major cellular carrier or purchased unlocked. Second, phone must be either unlocked, or locked to AT&T, locked to Verizon, locked to Sprint, or locked to T-Mobile.
If you still aren’t sure, leave us a comment below and we’ll try to help as much as we can!
If your phone won’t work, or you just need a new phone, consider purchasing a low-cost phone from Straight Talk if you are in this situation.
Popular Phones that work with Straight Talk SIM / Bring Your Own Phone
Below is a list of popular phones that will work with Straight Talk SIM Bring Your Own Phone. If the original carrier for these phones was not AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint or Verizon, the phone will likely need to be unlocked to work with Straight Talk. You can ask your current carrier to unlock your phone for you, or check out Amazon’s books on phone unlocking.
Click on the phone for more information or to purchase the phone.
Once you have found the phone that suits you, head over to Straight Talk and buy your Straight Talk SIM!
Buying a New or Used Phone for Straight Talk SIM Bring Your Own Phone
If you are looking to get a phone for use with Straight Talk’s Bring Your Own Phone program, here’s what I would recommend:
Your best bet is going to be to look for a true unlocked phone, one that was unlocked from the beginning. Use any of the links above to find unlocked versions of those phones.
However – you may also be able to save some money by buying a used, locked phone from Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint. Only buy a locked phone on these carriers, any other locked phone will not work!
Phones that won’t work with Straight Talk SIM Bring Your Own Phone
- US Cellular Phones (unless unlocked first)
- C Spire Wireless Phones (unless unlocked first)
- nTelos Wireless Phones (unless unlocked first)
- Metro PCS Phones (unless unlocked first)
- Verizon Prepaid Phones
- AT&T Go Phones
- TracFone Phones
- SafeLink Phones
- NET10 Phones
- Straight Talk Phones
- Boost Mobile Phones
- Virgin Mobile Phones
- Cricket Phones
- Republic Wireless Phones
- PagePlus Phones
- BlackBerry Phones
- Nextel Phones
Purchasing Your Straight Talk / Net 10 SIM
To purchase your Straight Talk SIM, simply head over to Straight Talk and place your order. The purchase wizard will walk you through selecting the proper SIM for your phone.
To purchase your Net 10 SIM, simply head over to Net 10 and place your order. The purchase wizard will walk you through selecting the proper SIM for your phone.
If you have a question on whether another phone not listed here will work on Straight Talk or Net 10 SIM, leave a question below in the comments, and I’d be happy to help you. Be sure to include the following in your question: (1) Phone name, (2) Phone model number, (3) Carrier the phone is running on now, (4) If the phone is locked or unlocked.