5G network coverage—for free.

A TextNow SIM card gives your unlocked Android or iPhone access to our unlimited nationwide talk and text service for $0/month. Our ad-supported free phone service helps you keep the conversation going wherever you are.

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$4.99

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Your phone service, your way

Get unlimited talk & text for free, always.  Add flexible high speed data when and how you want it — hourly, daily or monthly.  
All backed by the nation’s largest 5G network.


Unlimited

Talk & Text

$0.00

Unlimited

Talk & Text

$0.00

Unlimited Data

Day Pass

$4.99

Unlimited Data

Hour Pass

$0.99

Unlimited Data

Hour Pass

$0.99

Unlimited Data

Day Pass

$4.99

Unlimited Data

Month Pass

$39.99

Unlimited Data

Month Pass

$39.99

Life happens and sometimes that means your finances change. But that doesn’t mean you can’t stay connected. Our flexible add-ons let you get exactly the service you need at the lowest cost.

What’s included in Standard

Messaging

Video Calling

International

TextNow’s standard feature comes with a free phone number and free unlimited talk and text. Stick to this if you’re a minimalist who is perfectly content with old school talk and text.

What’s included in Ad Free Lite

Messaging

Video Calling

International

Fewer ads

We get it—banners and pop up ads can be a bit inconvenient. So if ads just aren’t your thing, upgrading to this feature lets you say “see ya later” to most ads on the app.

What’s included in Ad Free+

Messaging

Video Calling

International

No ads

We get it—banners and pop up ads can be a bit inconvenient. So if ads just aren’t your thing, upgrading to this feature lets you say “see ya later” to most or all the ads on the app.

What’s included in High Speed Data

Messaging

Video Calling

International

Fewer ads

We get it—banners and pop up ads can be a bit inconvenient. So if ads just aren’t your thing, upgrading to this feature lets you say “see ya later” to most or all the ads on the app.

A phone service as simple as opening an app. Connect to the nation’s largest 5G network.

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We’ve partnered with Swappa to bring you the latest phones at affordable prices. Pair one with a TextNow SIM card and get free unlimited calling and texting everywhere you go.

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TextNow Enabled Phones

Each phone is shipped with our unique technology that gives you Free Nationwide Talk & Text right out of the box.

TextNow FAQs

How can your service start at $0? What’s the catch?

This service is paid for by unobtrusive ads, so there is no subscription and no billing information required! And you can connect to TextNow's Nationwide Wireless Network* for phone service away from Wi-Fi. Customers with eligible devices can get our Free Nationwide Talk & Text service, free of charge by just downloading the TextNow app and ordering a TextNow SIM Card for their device.

Where can I get coverage?

With TextNow, you will have coverage over WiFi and TextNow's Nationwide Wireless Network. To see if TextNow is a good fit, you can view our network coverage map.

Can I use my existing phone with TextNow?

Yes! You can bring any eligible device to TextNow, and activate it with TextNow service. You can confirm your device's compatibility with our handy device checker. If you have a compatible phone that's unlocked you'll just need a TextNow SIM Card which we have available for purchase.