To get started with Google Fi, go to fi.google.com/signup and sign up.
Here’s what you need to use Google Fi:1. Supported Fi phone + Google Fi SIM
You can use a Fi phone that you’ve already purchased. You can also buy a Designed for Fi phone during signup. If you buy a phone through Google Fi, you can pay for the phone all at once or apply to pay in monthly installments.
Your Fi phone will arrive with a Google Fi SIM card. The SIM card allows the device to connect to the Fi Network.
If you have a Pixel 2 and up, you don't need a SIM card.
You can activate Google Fi service in the U.S. in most zip codes. Check to see if you live in a zip code where we offer service.
Once your service is activated, you can access our network as represented by our coverage map. To get a sense of how well you’ll be covered, we recommend checking the places you visit most, including your home, office, school, and stops along your commute.
Google Fi is only available to people who live in the U.S. and is not intended for extended international use.
Accounts that work with Google Fi
Most Google Accounts can be used with Google Fi, including:
- Google Accounts with "@gmail.com" email addresses.
- Some work or school accounts that use your own domain name (see below).
- Other Google Accounts, like "@yahoo.com" or "@hotmail.com" email addresses.
Google Accounts for work or school
If you have a work or school Google Account, also known as Google Workspace, your administrator has to turn on Google Fi service and Google Payments first. Otherwise, sign up with a new Google Account to use Google Fi.
You need a Google Account with a home address in the U.S. for payments. If it's your first time making a purchase with your Google Account, you’ll add your payment information during checkout.
6. Valid form of payment
Sign up FAQs
No. You'll only need a credit check if you'd like to apply to pay for a Fi phone through monthly payments. Learn how to pay for your phone through monthly installments.
You can apply to pay for your Fi phone over time. This will likely require a credit check. Learn how to pay for your phone through monthly installments.
Check the status of your account with your current carrier. If you're under contract, check if there are any early termination fees. If so, you might be charged for leaving your contract early. If you have questions, contact your current carrier.
If you are transferring your number, don't cancel your current service until you've set up your Google Fi phone and your number transfer is finished. Learn more about Learn how to transfer your number.
You can find out if your number can be transferred when you sign up for Google Fi. Learn how to transfer your number.
If you purchase a Fi phone from Google Fi, you can enroll in device protection at time of purchase or up to 30 days after it ships.
With device protection, you can quickly get a replacement in the event of accidental damage (including drops, cracks, and spills), or mechanical breakdown beyond the 1-year manufacturer's warranty period.