Is My Device Compatible With US Mobile?

In the United States, wireless carriers operate on a range of different frequency bands. In order to be compatible with any given carrier, your device must support the frequency bands which that carrier runs on.

For US Mobile:

  • Nearly all phones will work on US Mobile for talk, text, and data.
  • Your phone must have 1700 MHz (AWS) to get US Mobile LTE coverage. US Mobile uses 1900 MHz for HSPA+/4G connectivity. Nearly all modern phones have the 1900 MHz band.

Note: That some Android phones and iPhones 5S and below, may vary by region, and may not support the same bands in different regions. An easy way to check if your phone will work on the US Mobile network is to check In order to find the specific model number for your device, please go to Settings> About Phone/Device.

If your phone isn’t compatible, don’t despair we have a wide selection of compatible, unlocked phones in our store. Learn more about how to unlock your phone from any carrier, and how US Mobile can unlock your phone free.

Still confused? Don’t sweat it. Our Customer Support team is available 24/7 to help troubleshoot any issues you may have. Contact us at or via the chat box. Our customer support team answers calls within 20 seconds, emails within 10 minutes, and chat conversations from our website within 5 seconds.

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  1. will

    1900 mhz band is not available for tmobile compatible devices in all ares , only locations that have been refarmed . in other words , unlocked att phones will work on us mobiole but at edge speeds.

    1. Hi Will,

      The frequencies that you’re looking for are below. Any GSM unlocked phone that support these frequencies will work fine.

      LTE Frequencies:
      1700 MHz & 2100 MHz AWS band 4
      1900 MHz PCS band 2 (in refarmed areas)
      Lower 700 MHz band 12 (in development) / in service in selected areas

      3G/4G Frequencies (WCDMA):
      1700 MHz & 2100 MHz AWS band 4
      1900 MHz PCS band 2 (in refarmed areas)

      2G Frequencies (GSM/GPRS/EDGE):
      1900 MHz PCS band 2

  2. Aaron Adkins

    I have a Verizon Htc droid dna. I am currently not with a provider right now. Is it compatible?

    1. Seems like it supports our frequencies but only up to 3G.

      2G bands CDMA 800 / 1900
      GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
      3G bands CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
      HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
      4G bands LTE band 13(700) – Verizon

      The device wont be able to provide data on 4G/LTE. Everything else should work fine.

      1. Andy

        What is the cheapest phone I can buy from you which supports LTE band 12 700 MHz ?.

        It seems that service is not available where I live without this, but I cannot afford an iphone 5 or 6 or similar.


        1. CS Team

          There are 2 phones that support band 12 under $110/-. The name and the link for the phones are as below for your convenience.

          1- Huawei SnapTo – $109/-
          3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
          4G: LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 12(700), 17(700)
          Link –

          2- ZTE Avid Plus – $89/-
          2G/3G/4G/LTE Capable
          GSM 850/900/1800/1900
          3G/UMTS:850/AWS/1900 MHZ
          LTE Band 2, 4, 12
          Link –

          We hope that the above information answer’s your concern.

  3. Carol

    Is a TMobile phone considered to be a locked or an unlocked phone? I guess I’m confused as to whether it is just locked to the network, in which case it should work as is, or whether it is locked to the T Mobile brand service. Specifically I’m wondering if any old TMobile phone from Amazon or T Mobile’s site or from Walmart or Target would work, as I’m not impressed with the phone choices on this site.

    1. The best place to confirm that would be T-Mobile support. All you need to provide is the IMEI number of the phone to them and they will let you know of the lock status of the phone.

      However, T-Mobile device should work fine with our network and is considered to be fully compatible as well.

  4. Sandra Kaiser

    I would like to buy an external hot-spot device that uses a sim card, plugs in to my laptop and would enable it to access the internet when I am traveling. Do you support any of these devices. I am currently a customer and realize this would be a separate account.

    1. Sandra,

      Thank you for your question. I’m afraid we’re currently not offering any specific devices so I won’t be able to recommend you one for now. However, any hotspot device compatible with T-Mobile will work. You can also get any unlocked device which supports GSM frequency bands: Band 2 (1900 MHz), Band 4 (1700/2100 MHz), Band 12 (700 MHz).

  5. Shonn

    Will a sprint prepaid phone, or any prepaid phone work on Us Mobile? if I bought a semi-new(condition new, but manufactured two years ago) on Amazon and inserted your SIM card would it work? Can a locked phone be unlocked by Us Mobile? How do I tell if a phone is locked?

    1. Hey Shonn, If you’re planning to purchase a Sprint phone please make sure that it’s an unlocked one because only GSM unlocked is compatible with our network. More so, we don’t unlock Sprint phones. In order to know if the phone is unlocked or not, you can either get in touch with people you’re gonna buy this phone from or you can try using SIM card of any other carrier to see if that works.

  6. Nirav

    Will an iphone 7 for T-mobile work with a US mobile sim card?

    1. Nirav,

      Any T-MObile phone will work absolutely fine with our services provided it is paid for and has no restrictions on it by the carrier.

      Thank You

    1. Shonn I checked your device if you have the Yezz Andy 3.5E2I Sub-Model AM35E2I043 (Americas), it will work just fine, provided it GSM unlocked.

      Thank You

    1. I’m afraid Zion, we’re not offering roll over at the moment. Any plan/add-on that you purchase is valid only for 30 days from the date of purchase.

      Thank You

  7. Jeremy

    Does this mean you can buy a phone locked to T-Mobile’s network and it will work with US Mobile without needing to be unlocked?

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