No Payment Necessary – How to Activate a Boost Mobile Phone

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Boost Mobile is one of the most affordable phone service providers in Australia and the United States of America. Its prices start from about $15. It comes with a host of features, making it one of the best providers in these regions.

Some of these features include unlimited streaming services, unlimited text and call plans, and high-speed internet, among others. It also offers some of the best phones from popular manufacturers at lower prices.

You can either use your existing phone with the Boost Mobile plans or buy a new one. However, you will need to activate your mobile device to use these plans. So, how do you activate a boost mobile phone without making any payment?

Activating Through the Internet

You can use Boost Mobile’s online activation for free to activate a Boost Mobile phone. This platform can be used with an unlocked device or a new Boost Mobile phone. The platform works for Windows, iPhone, and Android phone users. You do not pay anything to use it.

Activating a New Boost Mobile Phone

  1. Visit the official Boost Mobile’s online activation platform.
  2. Select the Make a Selection drop-down menu and select New Customer.
  3. Choose Activate New Device.
  4. Select one option between porting an existing number or getting a new number.
  5. You will then be required to add some information about your phone. This might include the phone’s serial number or ESN.
  6. Follow the on-screen steps to complete creating your Boost Mobile account.

You have now activated your new phone and can use a SIM card from Boost Mobile.

Reactivating a Deactivated Boost Mobile Phone

  1. Visit the official Boost Mobile’s online activation platform.
  2. Select the Make a Selection drop-down menu and choose Check Activation Status. This helps in checking the status of your phone’s service.
  3. If the phone has not yet been activated, then select the New Customer option. In case you already have a Boost Mobile account, then log in to the account and then add your new phone number.

Before you can activate a new smartphone, you have to create an account and provide personal details with information such as payment information, address, and name, among others.

Activating Your Own Phone – Non-Boost Phone

  1. Visit the official Boost Mobile’s online activation platform.
  2. Select the New option from the dropdown menu and then choose the Use My Own Device option.
  3. Choose one option between porting an existing number or getting a new one.
  4. You can also choose to add more lines to your account. This is optional.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the activation process.

Boost Mobile activation with no payment is as easy as described above when done through the internet. After activating your phone, you will then have to choose a plan that meets your requirements.

Activating Through Customer Service

You can also get in touch with Boost Mobile’s customer support to activate a Boost Mobile phone without making any payment. This can be used by customers who want to activate a used or new mobile phone running Windows, iOS, or Android operating systems.

  1. Using another phone, call 888-BOOST-4U (1-888-266-7848). This gets you in touch with the Boost Mobile Activation line. Ensure that you have written down your SIM ID or IMEI number somewhere.
  2. You will get a voice prompt asking for your Boost Mobile phone number. If you have already created a Boost Mobile account, then enter your phone number. If you have not, then wait for a pop-up that asks you to choose between transferring your old number or choosing a new one.
  3. Follow the audio instructions and be keen to enter your SIM ID or IMEI number when asked to do that. You will also be asked for personal information such as your name and address. 
  4. After providing your personal information, you will need to provide payment information and then choose the Boost Mobile plan that meets your requirements.
  5. The voice prompt will start concluding the call and your phone will now be activated. You can make a call five minutes after this procedure to confirm that your phone has been activated.

If you have an activated Boost Mobile SIM card, you can use it on any other phone, as long as the SIM card is accepted by that particular phone model. 

Activating your Boost Mobile phone does not require you to make any payment. As you can see above, the procedures are also easy to follow and do not require any external help. The options above will work well for you without any problems.