TextNow 101: Wireless service
TextNow’s Nationwide Talk & Text is already the best value in wireless. Can’t beat free! But free talk and text sometimes isn't enough these days. Luckily for us, and more importantly, you, TextNow can fix that too.
But first, let’s go over the options you have from the moment you get a SIM card from us.
The basics: Nationwide Talk & Text
When you get a SIM card from TextNow – which you can get right here - it already comes bundled with Nationwide Talk & Text. You get free, ad-supported, unlimited phone calls and messaging, without WiFi, from anywhere in the US. And if that’s all you need, then you’re all set.
Beyond the basics: Data add-ons.
But if you need more than just the free calling and messaging, that’s where our Data add-ons come in. Simply by tapping the "Add Data" icon on your TextNow main menu, you can choose how much high-speed data you need, in four different flavours:
In each case, our data add-ons give you high speed data every month from 1 to 5GB, your choice. If and when you go through that allotment, we switch you to unlimited data at 2G speeds. We never charge overages, because we don’t have any. And you can stop, upgrade, or downgrade your add-on at any time. No commitments or contracts. Just what you want, when you need it.
Data with no ads
You’ll note the 2, 3 and 5GB add-ons have a little note on those images above saying “No ads.” Those add-ons remove the ads entirely from TextNow. The 1GB add-on still includes banner ads along the bottom of the app, but for the budget conscious, it’s the best option.
Roaming with data
One excellent feature of our all data add-ons is they also give you the option to roam anywhere in Canada or Mexico, at no additional cost. So you don’t have to worry about swapping out a SIM when crossing the border.
And considering our SIM is a whopping 99 cents right now, complete with free Nationwide Talk & Text, plus the ability to add data whenever you like, there’s really no reason to not try it. So, give it a try and discover the best kept secret in talking, texting and data!