If you're going to be travelling internationally and have Cricket Wireless, you may want to unlock your Cricket Wireless phone. That way, you can purchase local SIM cards as you travel and continue to use your phone. To learn how to do this, keep reading.
The phone you want to unlock has to have been active for at least the last six months. This requirement doesn't apply to Cricket Wireless phones purchased through the Unlimited Max Plan. The phone number also can't have been reported as stolen, lost or suspended because of fraud.
If you have any Cricket plan in the $50 per month and up range calling from Canada and Mexico is included in your plan. You do not need to unlock your phone for it.
To unlock your phone, follow these instructions:
If your Android phone has the myCricket app, you can use it to unlock your phone. Just follow these instructions:
If you need any help unlocking your Cricket Wireless phone, contact a customer service representative. You can reach one by phone or help forum.
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