Wireless Local Number Portability

Keep your cell phone number when switching networks

Switch to Cricket - with Wireless Local Number Portability (WLNP):

To switch to Cricket and keep your existing cell phone number, you need to have your number ported using wireless local number portability (WLNP). Select your current and new providers from the drop-down menus below:

 

 

Switching to Cricket

If you would like to switch to Cricket and you want to keep your existing cell phone number, you will need to follow the process of wireless local number portability (WLNP). This will allow you to transfer your cell phone number from your current mobile phone provider to Cricket.

The process for transferring your cell phone number from your current network to Cricket is termed wireless local number portability (WLNP), or wireless local number porting (or simply local number portability, LNP). It's quick and very easy to do - use our handy tool above to obtain full instructions for porting your cell phone number. You can order your new phone and plan from Cricket before you initiate wireless local number portability. Just DO NOT cancel your current cell phone contract until wireless local number portability has been completed (or you will lose your current cell phone number).

 

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Why switch to Cricket?

Regularly changing your cell phone provider saves you money! Once your contract is up, there will be many more deals and tariffs available on other cell phone networks which will save you money. Now that you can KEEP your cell phone number when switching cell phone provider, using wireless local number portability (WLNP), it makes sense to keep switching for better deals!

New cell phone plans come out all the time as cell phone technology becomes cheaper and more competitive. Switching from your current cell phone provider to Cricket will allow you to take advantage of the new cell phone plans available and will allow you to upgrade your phone... And save you money!!!

And best of all... You can keep your existing cell phone number when switching to Cricket by initiating wireless local number portability (WLNP). This saves you having to give out a new cell phone number each time you change cell phone provider!