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We’ve built a network that works for the way you live. Get full access to 5G Nationwide coverage at no additional cost on all our Prepaid plans, plus get 5G Ultra Wideband access with our Unlimited Plus plan.
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Enjoy the freedom of no long-term contracts. Our plans have no activation or missed payment fees. Change devices or upgrade plans anytime at no additional cost. And manage it all on the My Verizon app.
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What prepaid phone plans does Verizon offer? How do I get a Verizon prepaid plan?
We offer 4 Verizon prepaid smartphone plans which include:
- Verizon's award-winning 4G LTE/5G Nationwide.
- Unlimited Talk & Text to the US.
- Talk, text, and data to and from Mexico & Canada.
- Unlimited Text to over 200 countries and territories.
- Up to 25 GB of premium Mobile Hotspot on Unlimited plans.
- Access to optional features.* Some at no added cost and others by subscription.
Current prepaid phone plans $45 and higher are eligible for a Loyalty Discount of $5/month after 3 months, or $10/month after 9 months. New prepaid Unlimited customers may be eligible for 6 months of Disney+ on us, too.
Choose a current Verizon prepaid smartphone plan:
- Talk & Text - As low as $30/month with $5/month Auto Pay discount. Starts at $35/month.
- 15 GB - As low as $35/month with $10/month Auto Pay discount. Starts at $45/month.
- Unlimited - As low as $50/month with $10/month Auto Pay discount. Starts at $60/month.
- Unlimited Plus - As low as $60/month with $10/month Auto Pay discount. Starts at $70/month.
Have a data-only device? Shop Verizon prepaid data plans.
*Optional features include International Plans, TravelPass, Global Choice, Call Filter app and Digital Secure app.
What phones can I use with Verizon prepaid service?
If you want to buy a new prepaid phone, go to our Prepaid phones page to see all the prepaid phones available. Otherwise, visit a Verizon store or your local retailer.
Check our Bring Your Own Device page to see if you can use a phone you already have (including Apple® iPhone®). Learn more on our Bring Your Own Device FAQs page.Add a device to your existing prepaid account.
How much data do I need with my prepaid plan?
How much data you need depends on what you do with your connected devices. Here are some examples (not your actual usage):
|Usage habits||Recommended data amount per device|
|You mostly talk and text, but use social media occasionally||Less than 5 GB/month|
|You stream music, upload photos on social media and browse the internet||5 - 10 GB/month|
|You stream video and are always online||10+ GB/month|
If you already have a Verizon prepaid plan, see your usage details for actual numbers.
You can change your plan or add data using My Verizon.
Note: Data usage for mobile hotspot devices depends on how many devices are connected to it and what they're doing. Usage could be 30 GBs or more if 3 devices are streaming music or video.
What calling features are available with my prepaid service?
Your prepaid service includes:
- Caller ID and Caller ID Blocking
- Call Waiting
- Call Forwarding
- 3-Way Calling
- Free Visual Voicemail for iPhone®
- Wi-Fi Calling
*Voicemail may not be available in some areas. Voice mailboxes not set up within 60 days will be canceled. Airtime and other charges are incurred when using voicemail from your mobile phone. Mobile to Mobile Calling minutes don't apply to voicemail retrievals, and you'll be charged to maintain your connection to voicemail. Verizon is not responsible for missed messages or deletions of saved messages from your voice mailbox.