Easy Activation

Activating your new phone or device is a breeze at UScellular®.

ACTIVATING A DEVICE WITH A SIM CARD?

Note: Please do not power on your device until prompted to do so.

  • For a new device for an existing UScellular line: Go directly to uscellular.com/deviceactivation and follow the instructions, or simply scan the QR code.

    For a new UScellular line and a new device: Ensure a new SIM card is installed in your device. Power on your device and wait approximately five minutes for the activation process to complete. After five minutes, if your service has not activated, go to uscellular.com/deviceactivation and follow the instructions.

    For a line being moved from another carrier to UScellular: Go directly to uscellular.com/deviceactivation and follow the instructions, or simply scan the QR code.

ACTIVATING WITH AN eSIM?

  • Give us a call at 800-766-9811 and we'll get you connected quick.

    You'll need the phone number you're activating and PIN for this number. If you don't know it, a Customer Service representative can help you.

    Business & Government customers:
    Please call 866-616-5591

We're Confident You'll Be Satisfied with Our Network,
Products and Customer Service.

That's why we offer the 15-Day Excellence Guarantee. If you find we're not right for you, simply return or exchange your phone within 15 days and pay only for the service used plus a small $35 restocking fee. No Early Termination Fee will apply. Learn more about our 15-Day Excellence Guarantee.

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Note: It's important to complete the activation process within 30 days of your purchase. For new customers, UScellular will automatically activate devices after that time. For existing customers, we'll automatically disconnect your old device and activate your new one after 30 days.

By activating your device, you agree to be bound by the UScellular Terms and Conditions of Agreement.