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Sign up for Project Fi

To get started with Project Fi, go to fi.google.com/signup and sign up. You can also take the Fi Fit Quiz to see if Fi is right for you.

Here’s what you need to use Project Fi:

1. Supported Fi phone + Project Fi SIM

To use Project Fi, you need a Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel, Pixel XL, Android One Moto X4, Nexus 5X or Nexus 6P.

You can use a supported Fi phone that you’ve already purchased. You can also buy a Fi phone during signup. If you buy a phone through Project Fi, you can pay for the phone all at once or apply to pay in monthly installments.

Your Fi phone will arrive with a Project Fi SIM card. The SIM card allows the device to connect to the Fi Network. If you have a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, you don't need a SIM card.

2. Eligible location

At this time, we can only activate Project Fi service in particular 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 across all our carrier partners, 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.

Project Fi is available only to people who live in the U.S.

Accounts that work with Project Fi

Most Google Accounts can be used with Project 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 G Suite,  your administrator has to turn on Project Fi service first. Otherwise, sign up with a new Google Account to use Project Fi.

4. Home address in the U.S.

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.

5. You must be 18 or older

You must be 18 or older to sign up for Project Fi service. If you're 13 or older, you can join a Project Fi group plan with an owner that's 18 or older.

Sign up FAQs

Does Project Fi offer a group plan?

Yes. You can add up to 5 people (for a total of 6 members) to your Project Fi group plan.
Is a credit check required?

No. You'll only need a credit check if you'd like to apply to pay for a Fi phone through monthly payments. Learn more about paying for your phone through monthly installments.

Can I pay for my Fi phone over time through monthly payments?

You can apply to pay for your Fi phone over time. This will likely require a credit check. Learn more about paying for your phone through monthly installments.

How do I transfer from my current phone service?

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 Project Fi phone and your number transfer is finished. Learn more about transferring your number.

Can I keep my existing phone number?

You can find out if your number can be transferred when you sign up for Project Fi. Learn more about transferring your number.

Does Project Fi offer device protection?

If you purchase a Fi phone from Project Fi, you can enroll it in device protection for $5/month at time of purchase or up to 30 days after when 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.

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