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3 Easy Steps to Bring Your Own Device

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Check Device Compatibility

Check the status of your device to ensure it will work on this network.

Start here

Get a Valid SIM Card

You'll need a valid Flash Wireless SIM card before your device can access the network. Don’t have one? We'll send you one - for free!

Choose a Service Plan

Choose one of our single line or family plans starting at only $23 per month.

BYOD FAQs

You can check your device compatibility here. The system will determine if your phone is a GSM device and that it has not been reported lost or stolen. The system cannot determine if your device is locked. If your device is locked your device will not activate on Flash Wireless. To unlock your device contact the wireless carrier the device was last activated on. For reference you can view the Unlocking Policy for each carrier.

The IMEI is the electronic serial number of your device. To locate your IMEI: Complete one of the following steps:

  1. Dial *#06# on your phone.
  2. Check in the settings menu:
    Android: Go to Settings > About device > Status
    iPhone: Go to Settings > General > About
  3. Check under your device's batter for MEID or DEC - either number may be submitted.

 

For service on Flash Wireless you must use a Flash Wireless SIM card. If you do not have a Flash Wireless SIM card and you would like to bring your own device you will be provided the option to receive one for free when you validate your device after checking compatibility.

The Flash Wireless SIM cards are triple punched. One card has all three sizes; simply select a size and detach from the card. For a listing of SIM card sizes please see the SIM card Size Guide.

For BYOD activation, please refer to Device Activation Instructions page by Clicking Here.

As the data networks of Flash Wireless carriers have matured, several updates have been applied that allow 4G/LTE devices to provide an optimal data experience. 3G devices, will now provide a sub-standard performance and this performance will continue to decrease in quality.

Yes. However, we encourage you to upgrade your device as soon as possible.

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