Prepaid Sign up

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I have an unlocked phone, with no sim card, and no plan. I'm planning to use this phone to sign up for prepaid plans. My question is, what are the steps to to get prepaid plans? Fyi, i'm planning to get the $15, 25c per minute, 30days.
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Clifford Lewis, Champion

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There was a similar post around the end of December 2015 about setting up pay as you go.

Gillian from MTS said at that time the new customer has to go to a MTS select store and buy a sim card ($10) and possibly get it programmed ($25).  

Not sure if its still happening but at the time of that that  posting there was a $60 credit for bringing in you own device

Hope this helps.
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Hi Anne

First, welcome to the community. Happy to have you join in the discussion.  So great question! You can activate and program your phone (no charge) by calling 1-800-806-5819 from any phone, other than your MTS Prepaid Wireless phone.

Note: if you are activating a 4G device, you will need a SIM card.

Here is a link to our prepaid user guide that might also be helpful. 

Let us know if you have any other questions. :)

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One other note, if you plan to be using the device on prepaid long term (several months) and do not plan to use almost any voice minutes or data you may wish to purchase the $100 prepaid credit. That is valid for 365 days without needing top up. That would save you $80 a year over the $15/month plan.