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Bring your phone along!


No activation fees & no contract

Check your phone's compatibility

Add or get your Tello SIM

Activate your SIM

Dial *#06# and you'll receive your phone's IMEI/ESN code

What phones can be enrolled to Tello?

GSM Phones

Any GSM device free of contract, VoLTE compatible.

Tello phones

You can choose a phone from our handpicked collection starting from $189

Other unlocked smartphones

Unlocked iPhones from 5S to SE and Nexus 5 to 6P

You can check the list of unlocked devices by carrier below

Frequently asked questions (FAQ):

In order to understand the full difference between GSM and CDMA devices you need to check out our blog article.
If you are new to Tello, you'll need to open a free account, build your own plan or buy Pay As You Go credit. Next, you’ll need to decide if you want to bring your own phone into Tello or buy a new one. Once your service is activated you can start making calls, texting or surfing the web.
You find easily find your phone’s IMEI/ESN by dialing *#06#. You’ll receive a text with your phone’s IMEI. This unique ESN is also available in your phone’s settings.

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