Sign up for Google Fi

To sign up with Google Fi, go to fi.google.com/signup.

What you need for Google Fi

Supported Fi phone & Google Fi SIM
  • When you sign up, you can buy a Designed for Fi phone or use a Fi phone that you already purchased.
  • Your Fi phone arrives 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.
Eligible location
  • You can activate Google Fi service in most US zip codes. Check if you live in a zip code where we offer service.
  • Once you activate your service, you can access our network as represented by our coverage map. To check on your coverage, visit your common destinations. For example:
    • Your home
    • Office
    • School
    • Stops along your commute
  • Google Fi is only available to people who live in the US and isn’t intended for extended international use.

Most Google Accounts can be used with Google Fi. These include:

  • Google Accounts with "@gmail.com" email addresses.
  • Accounts that use your own domain name, like work or school accounts.
  • 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 first turn on Google Fi service and Google Payments. Otherwise, to use Google Fi, sign up with a new Google Account.

Learn more about your administrator.

Home address in the US

For payments, your Google Account needs a US home address . In checkout, add your payment info when you make your Google Account’s first purchase.

Learn how to change your home address.

You must be 18 or older

To sign up for Google Fi service, you must be 18 or older. If you're 13 or older, you can join a Google Fi group plan with an owner that's 18 or older. You can also add a child to your Fi account.

Learn more about Google Fi group plans.

Valid form of payment

Google Fi service is paid through an automatic monthly payment. When we check if your payment method is active, we may place a temporary authorization hold on your account.

Learn more about Google Fi sign-up

Group plans
You can add up to 5 friends and family members to your Google Fi group plan, for a total of 6 people. For everyone on your plan, you can pay the bill, track data used, and change settings. All group members must be on the same plan type. Learn more about Fi Plans.
Credit checks

You only need a credit check if you apply to pay with monthly payments for a Fi phone. Learn how to pay for your phone through monthly installments.

Payment plans

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.

Transfer from current phone service

Important: Check the status of your account with your current carrier. If you're under contract, there might be early termination fees if you leave your contract early. If you have any questions, contact your current carrier.

If you plan to transfer your number: Do not cancel your current service until you set up your Google Fi phone and the number transfer is finished. Learn how to transfer your number.

Transfer existing phone number

When you sign up for Google Fi, you can find out whether your number can be transferred. Learn how to transfer your number.

Device protection

If you purchase a Fi phone from Google Fi, at time of purchase or up to 30 days after it ships, you can enroll in device protection.

With device protection, you can get a replacement beyond the one-year manufacturer's warranty. Device protection covers mechanical breakdown or accidental damage like drops, cracks, and spills.

Payment plans
Google Fi offers Flexible, Simply Unlimited, and Unlimited Plus payment plans. Learn more about payment plans.
Initial $0.10USD bank statement hold
When you sign up, to verify that your payment method is active and valid, Google Fi may place an authorization hold in the amount of $0.10USD.
These are authorization requests and aren’t charges. You don't pay for authorizations. Depending on your bank, authorizations may stay in your account for up to 14 business days. Contact your bank if the authorization hold remains for more than 14 business days.
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