What do I do if my Boost Mobile phone is lost or stolen?

Losing your phone or realizing that it is stolen is a terrible feeling. That's why we lay out everything that you need to know about lost or stolen Boost Mobile phone in this guide

We keep a surprising amount of information on our mobile phones these days. If your phone gets lost or stolen, it can be devastatingly inconvenient to your daily life.

You should preview the security options at your disposal when you first acquire your boost mobile and when you replace it. The most common security measures include 'Find my iPhone' for iPhone users and 'Android Device Manager' for Android devices.

The first step if your Boost mobile phone is lost or stolen is to try and locate with the two features mentioned above. For Android phones that are linked to a Google account, finding out the phone's last known location is done by going to 'Android Device Manager.' You can then take the information to the authorities so they can track the thief or decide to confront him/her yourself.

You can even make the phone ring depending on the Android version you are using and granted the phone is on. You can also 'Enable Lock and Erase' on your Boost mobile so no one gets your personal information.

If you find your phone, you should change the details including the PIN. If you don't find it and decide to get a replacement, the next step is to order a new SIM card from Boost. Boost will send you a blank SIM card within 2 to 5 days and the stolen SIM card can be disabled so it is not misused in your stead.

Replacing the lost SIM card serves two purposes. The first is to disable the stolen SIM card so that no one else can use it. The second is that it enables you to transfer your account details so you can use the same number and the remaining airtime therein.

To order a new SIM card, you have to contact Boost directly. When you reach Boost customer support, it is advised that you request call barring of your stolen SIM to block fraudsters. However, you will need to activate it once the new SIM card arrives.

You can contact Boost customer service through any of the following means:

Phone

If you decide to utilize the powerful instrument that is the human voice to get customer support from Boost Mobile, then you should call the company's customer service number. The average hold time when calling the customer service number is 15 minutes so patience is advised. On the contrary, solutions to problems addressed using a phone call can be addressed swiftly. The solutions can be applied and feedback submitted as you are on the call. If you promptly need to report a stolen or lost Boost mobile, call them. The line is open from Monday to Friday as from 4am until 8pm P.S.T and on the weekend as from 4am to 7pm P.S.T. You can acquire the number from GetHuman.

Live Chat

You can also initiate a chat with a live customer care agent to report a stolen or lost Boost Mobile. Their live chat agents are helpful and often deal with problems swiftly. A live chat with an agent offers customers the chance to swiftly report a stolen or misplaced phone. The live chat is open from Monday to Saturday beginning from 4am until 8pm P.S.T and on Sundays as from 4am to 7pm P.S.T.

All you have to do to access Boost Mobile's live chat is

  1. Open the Boost mobile website
  2. Log in to your account
  3. Click the orange chat icon. A customer care agent will be available soon.

Help Desk

Boost Mobile has an online help desk where customers can report stolen or lost phones. It takes about 21 hours to get reach customer support in this fashion and is an option of last resort. You can get the link to the help desk via GetHuman.

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