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How do I bring my own phone to Boost from another carrier?


Switching to Boost BYO is relatively straightforward, as long as you have a compatible phone. Boost Mobile services will only work on Boost Mobile devices and some certified Sprint devices.

When switching carriers to Boost, your device needs to be unlocked and it needs to have previously run off the CDMA software technology that is compatible with Sprint and Boost.

Make sure your device is unlocked and you owe no money on your phone - if you aren't sure then you will need to contact your current carrier to confirm.

 How to Guide: BYO to Boost

  1. Make sure your device is unlocked
  2. Check phone eligibility with Boost Compatibility Checker
  3. Once you've confirmed with Boost (either on their website or in-store) then you are ready to switch
  4. Choose the right Boost Mobile plan - here is a link to all Boost BYO plans
  5. Choose a plan that best fits your cellular needs
  6. Activate your device onto the Boost network

As of February 2016, these are all the certified Sprint devices eligible to work on Boost Mobile services. 

  • Apple iPhone 5c
  • Apple iPhone 5s
  • Apple iPhone 6
  • Apple iPhone 6 Plus
  • HTC Hero
  • L260
  • LG G
  • LG G2
  • LG Lotus
  • LG Lotus Elite
  • LG LX370
  • LG Optimus S
  • LG Remarq
  • LG Rumor 2
  • LG Rumor Touch
  • Samsung Instinct
  • Samsung Instinct s30
  • Samsung Intercept
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy S4T
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
  • Samsung Galaxy S® 5
  • Samsung Moment
  • Samsung Rant
  • Samsung Reclaim
  • Samsung Restore
  • Samsung Seek
  • Samsung SPH-M220
  • Samsung SPH-M240
  • Samsung SPH-M320
  • Samsung SPH-M330
  • Samsung SPH-M360
  • Samsung SPH-M520
  • Sanyo Incognito
  • Sanyo Innuendo
  • Sanyo SCP-2700
  • Sanyo SCP-3200
  • Sanyo SCP-3800
  • Sanyo SCP-3810
  • Sanyo Taho
  • Sanyo Vero


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