The answer to your question, "How do I open a Metro PCS account?" can be found right here in this article. Metro PCS is a prepaid brand that's now owned by T-Mobile in the United States. It was previously the fifth largest telecommunications mobile network in the US using multiple access code-divisions.
To provide coverage MetroPCS uses the T-Mobile network; therefore, you will require a GSN compatible unlocked phone to use with their network. You can purchase an unlocked phone directly from the manufacturer or from an online website like Swappa since their phones will pretty much work with almost all carriers including MetroPCS. However, if you purchase or finance a phone from MetroPCS it will be locked into their network so it will be hard to take your phone to another carrier if you decide to switch later. If you have a phone that you want to use with MetroPCS you can go to a site called willmyphonework.net and just enter the phone model and select MetroPCS for the network and it will let you know if your phone is compatible with their network.
Once you have a compatible phone to use, you will have to take it to a physical MetroPCS store and fill out a form. The form is pretty straightforward. First, you will be asked some questions about yourself, such as your name, address, date, a phone number that you can choose from a selection, and email address. Next, you will find an outline of all the plans offered by MetroPCS as well as some additional add-on features. Note: In the case, the form is outdated; there may be different plans available, which the representative will explain letting you know what new plans they have that you can choose from. At the bottom of the form, you will find MetroPCS policies along with payment options. Once you are all signed up, the representative will get your phone activated for you and then will also test it to make sure everything is working right. The employees are usually very helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable at the MetroPCS stores. However, if you would like to speak to a support agent click here to contact MetroPCS now.
When you first sign up at MetroPCS, not only will you be paying for a SIM card that you will need for their network and the plan, but you will also have to pay taxes and a $3 convenience fee as well. However, the convenience fee is only a one-time charge and will not be billed to you on your first bill and you won't have to pay taxes on your next monthly bill either.
After thousands of Metro PCS customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Open a Metro Pcs Account? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Metro PCS if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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