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Browse online for great deals on a new phone or \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/stores.html\"\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_UNPROVISIONABLE","errorMessage":"Your current phone is not eligible to switch to Boost. \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/phones.html\"\u003eBrowse awesome deals\u003c/a\u003e on eligible phones, or visit a Boost store near you."},{"errorCode":"INVALID_PART_NUMBER","errorMessage":"Your current phone is not eligible to switch to Boost. \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/phones.html\"\u003eBrowse awesome deals\u003c/a\u003e on eligible phones, or visit a Boost store near you."},{"errorCode":"UNABLE_TO_INSERT","errorMessage":"Please try entering your device ID again and be careful to enter the numbers correctly. If you continue to get this message, please \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/stores.html\"\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_INDUSTRY_BLACKLISTED","errorMessage":"Please try entering your device ID again and be careful to enter the numbers correctly. If you continue to get this message, please \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/stores.html\"\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e near you."},{"errorCode":"INVALID_BRAND","errorMessage":"Please try entering your device ID again and be careful to enter the numbers correctly. If you continue to get this message, please \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/stores.html\"\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_NOT_SUPPORTED_TO_BE_ADDED","errorMessage":"Please try entering your device ID again and be careful to enter the numbers correctly. If you continue to get this message, please \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/stores.html\"\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e near you."},{"errorCode":"INVLID_SKU_TYPE","errorMessage":"Please try entering your device ID again and be careful to enter the numbers correctly. If you continue to get this message, please \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/stores.html\"\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e near you."},{"errorCode":"RESKU_INFO_MISSING_FOR_SKU_TYPE","errorMessage":"We cannot determine if your phone is eligible to switch to Boost at this time. Please \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/stores.html\"\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_CONFIG_CODE_MISSING","errorMessage":"We cannot determine if your phone is eligible to switch to Boost at this time. Please \u003ca\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_NOT_FINANCIALLY_ELIGIBLE","errorMessage":"Please try entering your device ID again and be careful to enter the numbers correctly. If you continue to get this message, please \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/stores.html\"\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_IN_INVENTORY","errorMessage":"Please try entering your device ID again and be careful to enter the numbers correctly. If you continue to get this message, please \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/stores.html\"\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_ADDED_RESKU_INFO_MISSING","errorMessage":"Please try entering your device ID again and be careful to enter the numbers correctly. If you continue to get this message, please \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/stores.html\"\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_WITH_INCOMPATIBLE_ACTIVATION_POLICY","errorMessage":"Your current phone is not eligible to switch to Boost. \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/phones.html\"\u003eBrowse awesome deals\u003c/a\u003e on eligible phones, or visit a Boost store near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_WITH_COMPATIBLE_LOCKED_ACTIVATION_POLICY","errorMessage":"Your current phone is not eligible to switch to Boost. \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/phones.html\"\u003eBrowse awesome deals\u003c/a\u003e on eligible phones, or visit a Boost store near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_IN_INVENTORY_ INCOMPATIBLE_ACTIVATION_POLICY","errorMessage":"Your current phone is not eligible to switch to Boost. \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/phones.html\"\u003eBrowse awesome deals\u003c/a\u003e on eligible phones, or visit a Boost store near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_ IN_INVENTORY_COMPATIBLE_LOCKED_ACTIVATION_POLICY","errorMessage":"Your current phone is not eligible to switch to Boost. \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/phones.html\"\u003eBrowse awesome deals\u003c/a\u003e on eligible phones, or visit a Boost store near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_IS_LEASED","errorMessage":"Please try entering your device ID again and be careful to enter the numbers correctly. If you continue to get this message, please \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/stores.html\"\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e near you."},{"errorCode":"DEFAULT","errorMessage":"We cannot determine if your phone is eligible to switch to Boost at this time. Please\u0026nbsp;\u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/stores.html\"\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e\u0026nbsp;near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_IN_LOAN_OR_LEASE","errorMessage":"Please try entering your device ID again and be careful to enter the numbers correctly. If you continue to get this message, please \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/stores.html\"\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e near you."},{"errorCode":"SIM_KIT_INFO_MISSING","errorMessage":"Your phone is compatible with our network. It looks like you already have a Boost Mobile SIM. Please \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/stores.html\"\u003evisit a Boost store\u003c/a\u003e near you to activate."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_NOT_SUPPORTED","errorMessage":"Your current phone is not eligible to switch to Boost. \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/phones.html\"\u003eBrowse awesome deals\u003c/a\u003e on eligible phones, or visit a Boost store near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_IS_INVALID","errorMessage":"Your current phone is not eligible to switch to Boost. \u003ca href\u003d\"https://www.boostmobile.com/phones.html\"\u003eBrowse awesome deals\u003c/a\u003e on eligible phones, or visit a Boost store near you."},{"errorCode":"DEVICE_IN_USE","errorMessage":"This phone is already active on our network. 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Find your device ID by dialing *#06# or pick your Operating System below for step by step instructions

 
Enter Valid Device ID

Have trouble finding it?

Choose a phone type below for further instructions
    1. From your home screen, select “Menu”.
    2. Select “Settings”.
    3. Select “About Phone”.
    4. Select “Status”.
    5. Scroll down to the IMEI, ESN, or MEID number.
     

    On your phone:

    1. Remove the battery from your phone.
    2. Locate the IMEI, ESN, or MEID number on the inside of your phone.
  • Find your iPhone IMEI/MEID or WIFI address in the About Screen on your phone. If using the WIFI address, do not include the colons ex.1C:AC:12:9B:91:BB

    From the Home Screen, tap Settings General About and scroll down. The number will be displayed.

    1. From Start screen, select the right arrow (located in the upper-right).
    2. Select “Settings”.
    3. Select “About”.
    4. Select ‘More Info” and the MEID number will appear.

    On your phone:

    1. Remove the battery from your phone.
    2. Locate the IMEI, ESN, or MEID number on the inside of your phone.

     

  • On your phone:

    1. Remove the battery from your phone.
    2. Locate the IMEI, ESN, or MEID number on the inside of your phone.
    3. On your Devices Packaging:
    4. Check the inside and outside of the box your phone came in for the MEID, ESN or IMEI.

    On your Devices Receipt:

    1. Review the phone purchase receipt for a number labeled MEID, ESN, or IMEI.
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