If you have bad credit it can be very difficult to get a cell phone plan. Many cellular phone carriers run credit checks before they will give you a plan, and if you have bad credit they may deny you. This article will guide you on how to get a cell phone plan if you have bad credit.
Things You Will Need
To follow the steps listed in this article on getting a cell phone plan with bad credit.
The first step to getting a cell phone plan when you have bad credit is to sign up under another person's cell phone plan. You can sign up under a friend or family member's cell phone plan and the cell phone company will not run a credit check on you. Cell phone companies only run a credit check on the person who has the main line, any lines that are added on do not have to pass a credit check.
The second step to getting a cell phone plan with bad credit is to find a cell phone company that does not run credit checks on new customers. There companies are in the minority among cell phone carriers, but there are several of them out there. You can find cell phone companies that will not run a credit check on new customers by performing an internet search for "cell phone plan no credit check".
The third step to getting a cell phone plan if you have bad credit is to sign up for a prepaid cell phone plan. With these cell phone plans you will have to pay for your minutes before you use them. Most major cell phone carriers offer these plans.
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