Cricket 800 Numbers

How to Contact Cricket Wireless

How to Get a Real Person at Cricket

To talk to a live human, dial 1-800-274-2538 and then press 1 for English. Then say “speak to a representative” after the voice says “How May I Help You?” You will then be asked to choose from a few options that you want to discuss with the agent. Press 4 to be added to the queue for a service rep. Note:use this option if you need help finding your Cricket phone number.

Customer Service Number

1-800-274-2538 (1-800-Cricket)
This is the main number for Cricket. Below a written version of the phone menu, or options that you have when you call. Review it to save time before calling.

  • Thank your for calling Cricket Wireless
  • How May I Help You Today?
  • You can say things like make the next payment on my account or what are your store hours..

Here is a list of things that you can say, along with the response.

  • “Activate My Phone”
  • Sure we can help you with that, let me get one of my team members to help.
  • “Payments”
  • OK payments, lets get you logged in, what phone number would you like to make a payment for? Say or enter the 10 digit wireless that you want to use.
  • “Buy more data”
  • Lets just get you logged in, whats the phone number that you are calling about?

If you say any of the following options, you will be placed on hold until someone can help you.

  • “Make a Payment”
  • “Find my number”
  • “Rate plans”

The voice system was not able to help me when I asked “what is my phone number?” Below is the response:

  • I didn’t get that…
  • Lets try something else. Please respond by using the keys on your phone.
  • For payment and auto pay, press 1
  • Fo basic account settings such as pin, press 2
  • For voicemail help, press 3
  • For lost or stolen device options press 4
  • For cricket features, press 5
  • For other issues, press 6

Cricket Wireless FAQs

What time does Cricket customer service close?
9PM EST Mondays through Saturdays, and Sunday at 11PM, but on Sunday you have to use chat only.

When is my Cricket bill due?
The bill is always due the same date each month. Whatever date you activated your phone on, is the beginning of your monthly cycle. So the due date is one day before that date. If you activated on June 14, then your bill is due on July 13. The due date can be changed by calling 1-800-274-2538.

Does Cricket lock phones?
Yes, phones can be locked to the Cricket Network. To unlock, the phone bill must have been paid for at least six months. The account must be in good standing (not fraudulent) and of course the phone must be legit (not stolen or lost).

Can I pay my bill from my phone?
Yes, there are a few ways to do this, the easiest method is to Dial *729.