Great question, billjbeck. This device is a great phone and want your to be able to use it. There is a few thinks that go into activating a new phone to your pre-pay account and want to make sure you receive accurate information. Check and see if you device is compatible with our network here: http://www.speedtest.net/ and for additional questions, please contact our prepay department at 888-294-6804.
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