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Through new technology developed with our partners, phones designed for Fi put you on the best available network among three major networks from T-Mobile, Sprint, and U.S. Cellular as well as a network of Wi-Fi hotspots. This means you get access to more cell towers and 4G LTE in more places.* Phones that aren't designed for Fi are covered by T-Mobile. Unlocked phones compatible with T-Mobile's 5G network will have access to 5G on Fi.
Google Fi's network also extends to 200+ countries and territories so you're automatically covered abroad at no extra charge. No setup required -- you can just use your phone as you would at home.
It depends which Plan: you choose. With the Fi Unlimited plan, you get unlimited data, talk and text for $45/line for 4-6 lines (see all prices below). It comes with free international calls from the US to 50+ countries and territories, unlimited data and texting abroad, and 100 GB of storage from Google One - all at no extra charge.
With the Fi Flexible plan, you pay only for the data you use. It's $20/month for unlimited talk & text, plus $10/GB for data. You can add up to 5 more people to your plan for just $15/line/mo. It also comes with Bill Protection: once it kicks in for your plan, your data is free for the rest of your billing cycle, so you can keep using your phone worry-free, knowing your bill is capped.
|Lines||Fi Unlimited||Fi Flexible|
|1||$70||$20.00 + $10/GB|
|2||$60/line||$17.50/line + $10/GB|
|3||$50/line||$16.67/line + $10/GB|
|4||$45/line||$16.25/line + $10/GB|
|5||$45/line||$16.00/line + $10/GB|
|6||$45/line||$15.84/line + $10/GB|
You get unlimited domestic talk and text, unlimited international texts, Wi- Fi tethering to use your phone as a hotspot, and access to cellular coverage in 200+ countries and destinations.
Taxes and government surcharges vary by service address, but are normally between 10-20%. For example, if your monthly bill is $40, the taxes on your statement could be between $4-8.
No, there's no annual service contract when you sign up. We also don't charge fees if you leave Google Fi. If you buy a new device when you sign up for Google Fi and choose to pay for your device over time, the remaining monthly payments on your device are due if you leave.
Yes, you can suspend or pause your Google Fi service for a short period of time. You can easily resume your service at any time. If you haven't resumed service after three months, it will automatically turn back on. Repeatedly pausing Fi is a violation of our Terms of Service.
On the Flexible plan, should you choose to pause your line, you won't be charged for the days your service is paused. On Unlimited, should you choose to pause your line, you will be charged through the end of your billing cycle -- your bundled benefits, such as Google One, will continue so you can have have undisturbed service.
On the Fi Unlimited plan, you will be billled at the start of your billing cycle. Any additional charges not included in your plan will be charged at the end of your billing cycle (e.g. calls made abroad and extra high-speed data).
On the Fi Flexible plan, you will be charged a monthly fee for unlimited calls and texts at the beginning of your billing cycle (i.e. $20 for one individual, $15 for each plan member after that). You will be charged for data usage at $10/GB and any additional charges, such as calls made abroad and extra high-speed data, at the end of your billing cycle.
When you get your first bill, you'll only be billed for the people who are already active on your plan. Members who activate later will be prorated on the following bill.
Yes! You can switch between Google Fi plans anytime -- the plan switch will take effect at the start of your next billing cycle. All members in a group plan must be on the same Fi plan, so a plan switch would affect for all members in the group. Only the group plan owner can initiate a plan switch for their group.
You can elect to switch back and forth between plans as many times as you would like, however keep in mind your plan will officially switch over at the start of your next billing cycle.
No, all members within a group must be on the same Google Fi plan as the group plan owner: Fi Unlimited or Fi Flexible. But you can elect to switch between our plans anytime — the plan switch takes effect at the start of your next billing cycle.
Yes. If you're new to Google Fi, you can set up a group plan during your checkout process. Just have the intended plan owner click “Join Fi” to get started. Each member in your group must be on the same Fi plan: Fi Unlimited or Fi Flexible.
If you're already a part of Google Fi you can invite people to your plan here. You can have up to six people, including the group owner, in a group.
All Fi plans come with family features that make it easier to keep your family safer on their phones and create healthy digital habits, at no extra cost. You can create a data budget to decide how much data your child can use before their data is slowed down. If your child uses an Android phone, you can block calls and texts from strangers and set up Family Link to set digital ground rules.
Yes. Family features come included in all Fi plans at no extra cost.
As a parent on Fi, you can create a data budget to decide how much data your child can use before it slows down.
If your child uses an Android phone, you can also choose to only allow numbers on their contact list to call or text. You can also easily set up Family Link from the Fi app to set digital ground rules, including content filters, screen time limits, and the ability to locate your child as long as they're carrying their phone.
If your child uses an Android phone, you can set certain digital ground rules for your child at no additional cost by using Google Family Link. Fi makes it easy to get started with guided set up from the Fi app. When you set up Family Link for your child's account, you can guide them as they learn, play and explore online -- including managing your child's apps, keeping an eye on their screen time, remotely locking their device, and more. Learn more.
You can also easily manage your child's account by setting data alerts and data limits in the Google Fi app.
Yes, we support all standard messaging types, including SMS, MMS, shortcodes, and group texting.
For iPhones, while iMessage will work out of the box, you'll need to update your iPhone's MMS settings to send and receive texts with non-iPhones. We'll walk you through this when you set up your phone, and you may have to update these settings when you get a new version of iOS.
Google Fi does not charge any extra fees to use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot. You can use your phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot to share your data with any Wi-Fi-compatible device. That data will count toward your monthly usage.
Google Fi's goal is to optimize all streaming video. For users on the Fi Flexible plan, video streams at the rate determined by the application provider and Fi user. For users on the Fi Unlimited plan, Fi attempts to optimize video by streaming at up to 480p (DVD quality). Video from some content providers may not be automatically optimized for Fi Unlimited users. If you are a content provider, and your video service is not automatically optimized, please contact us at email@example.com.
If you use more than 15 GB of data in a cycle on the Fi Flexible plan or more than 22 GB in a cycle on the Fi Unlimited plan (less than 1% of individual Fi users as of Jan. 2018), you'll experience slower speeds (256 kbps) above those respective data thresholds until your next billing cycle begins.
If you need significant amounts of high speed data, you can opt to pay $10/GB for the data you use past the data threshold for your plan in a given cycle (15GB for Flexible or 22GB for Unlimited).
These data thresholds are based on individual data usage, not group data usage.
Yes, at a rate of $10/GB. Group plan owners can make this change in the Fi app or on desktop for any member of their group; plan members cannot initiate the change on their own.
Note that speeds may be optimized once an individual surpasses 15 GB of data usage on the Fi Flexible plan and 22 GB of data usage on the Fi Unlimited plan.
Google One is a membership that helps you get more out of Google. Get more space for everything with 100 GB of cloud storage and keep your phone - full resolution photos and videos, messages and more - automatically backed up with Google One. As a member, you'll also get extra benefits like discounts on Google products.
Here's how it works: Google Fi's Unlimited plan includes a Google One membership with 100 GB of cloud storage for each eligible member at no extra cost. Once you activate on Fi, your Google One membership will take effect automatically. If you're already a paying Google One member and you subscribe to the Fi Unlimited plan, your Google One membership will be discounted by $1.99/month.
Please note that some types of email accounts aren't eligible for Google One and phone backup is limited to Android devices.
If you cancel or switch out of your Fi Unlimited plan, your Google One membership will be cancelled after 7 days. After 7 days, you and your family members (if family sharing is enabled) will lose access to your extra storage and member benefits. Each person will keep their default 15GB of free storage. If you're using more than 15GB of storage, all your files will stay safe, but you won't be able to store anything new. Learn more here.
But don't worry, you can re-activate your Google One membership at one.google.com with plans starting at $1.99/mo.
Bill Protection is a feature built into the Fi Flexible plan that offers a way to save money. Here's how it works:
Data costs $10 for each GB used, until Bill Protection kicks in at a data threshold that depends on the number of people on your plan. After that, data is free for the rest of your billing cycle.
If you use 1.4 GB of data in a month, you'll pay just $14 for data. And if you're an individual plan owner who has used 10 GB of data, you'll never pay more than $60 for data.
If you use more than 15 GB of data in a cycle (less than 1% of individual Fi users as of Jan. 2018), you'll experience slower speeds above 15 GB with Bill Protection. You can opt out of slower speeds by paying for $10/GB any individual data used above 15 GB in a billing cycle.
Here's how it works for different group sizes:
|Plan size||Data||Maximum data cost|
|1 person||6 GB||$80|
|2 people||10 GB||$135|
|3 people||12 GB||$170|
|4 people||14 GB||$205|
|5 people||16 GB||$240|
|6 people||18 GB||$275|
Yes. Data used in the United States and any other covered country or territory qualifies for Bill Protection. You can learn more about our international coverage here.
You can have separate Fi and Voice numbers on the same Google account and set up call forwarding between them. To set up call forwarding, visit your Google Voice settings page. For additional information on using your Google Voice number, please visit the Google Voice help center.
Through technology developed with our partners, phones designed for Fi put you on the best available network among multiple major networks from T-mobile, Sprint and U.S Cellular as well as millions of secure Wi-Fi connections*. This means you get access to more cell towers and 4G LTE in more places**. If your phone designed for Fi is 5G-compatible or you bring your own unlocked phone compatible with T-Mobile's 5G network, you'll have access to 5G nationwide on Fi. 5G coverage for the iPhone 12 series is not currently supported on Fi. The iPhone 12 series is supported by Fi's 4G network. Phones that aren't designed for Fi are covered by T-Mobile.
Google Fi's network also extends to 200+ countries and territories so you're automatically covered abroad at no extra charge. No setup required -- you can just use your phone as you would at home.
*Sprint is merging with T-Mobile, so support for phones designed for Fi released in September 2020 and after is changing. Pixel devices will support Sprint's network in data-only mode when using DSDS (Fi Dual Sim). Other devices will no longer support Sprint's network. Samsung phones designed for Fi will be able to automatically switch among millions of secure Wi-Fi connections in the coming months.
**As part of our efforts to continually improve our network and connection speeds, Fi does not support 2G and 3G for phones activated after August 4, 2020.
If your phone designed for Fi is 5G-compatible, or if you bring your own unlocked device compatible with T-Mobile's 5G network, you'll have access to 5G nationwide on Fi, which is included in all plans. 5G coverage for the iPhone 12 series is not currently supported on Fi. The iPhone 12 series is supported by Fi's 4G network. Currently, Fi does not provide international 5G roaming. You can check 5G coverage in your area on our coverage map.
You can only move between networks with a phone designed for Fi. When multiple carriers are available, Google Fi will move you to the network that our analysis shows will give you the best Fi experience at your current location, whether that is 5G (for 5G compatible phones), 4G LTE, 3G, or 2G. We're constantly learning and improving, to account for factors such as newly-built towers or newly-available radio frequencies. And if your current network is providing weak or no coverage, we'll adjust in real time to find you a stronger connection.
If you have a phone designed for Fi, you'll be connected to free, open Wi-Fi networks that do not require any action to get connected (such as, enter a password, watch an ad, or check-in). We use a network quality database to help determine which networks are high quality and reliable. Other Android phones and iPhones do not automatically switch to free, open Wi-Fi networks, but you can still connect manually.
As part of a new trial, if you are on the Unlimited plan, use an Android phone, and have opted in to the Fi VPN, you'll also be connected to the "Google Fi Wi-Fi" network at no extra cost. The "Google Fi Wi-Fi" network includes select high-quality Wi-Fi hotspots from providers Fi has partnered with to give you coverage in more places. These hotspots usually require you to sign up and pay a fee to use. To learn more about automatically connecting to "Google Fi Wi-Fi" networks, visit our Help Center.
If you're on a phone designed for Fi, when Google Fi automatically connects you to an open Wi-Fi network, we help protect your data by sending it through a secure connection, known as a Virtual Private Network (VPN). This secure connection protects your data from being looked at by other users on the open Wi-Fi network.
Yes. More detail below:
Phones designed for Fi: Just make sure you're connected to Wi-Fi and make a call like you normally would using the phone dialer.
Phones compatible with Fi (may vary by phone): If you have an Android phone, you can turn on Wi-Fi calling on the "Phone settings" page in the Google Fi app. At this time, Fi does not support Wi-Fi calling for iPhone®.
For all phones, if Wi-Fi and cellular networks are available, Fi will route your call over whichever one gives you the best experience. For more information on Wi-Fi calling, please visit our Help Center.
Making calls from the US: If you're calling someone in the US over Wi-Fi, you're not charged any extra. If you're calling someone outside of the US, regardless of whether or not you're on Wi-Fi, there's a per-minute charge that varies per country. If you are on the Fi Unlimited plan, 50+ countries & territories are free to call. Please check international rates for more information.
Making calls while abroad: If you're making a call over Wi-Fi while abroad, then the rates depend on the location of the person you are calling. If the person you are calling is in the US, the call is free. If the person you are calling is outside the US, you'll be charged affordable per-minute rates depending on the countries you are calling. If you're making a call while abroad and are not on Wi-Fi, you'll be charged 20¢/min.
If you are on the Fi Unlimited plan, free international calls from the US to 50+ countries and territories are included in your plan. For calls to other countries, you'll be charged affordable per-minute rates depending on the countries you are calling.
If you are on the Fi Flexible plan, you'll be charged affordable per-minute rates depending on the countries you are calling.
You must have active Fi service in U.S. (not including territories) before you go abroad. International coverage can then be turned on in the Fi app. Once it's turned on, you'll be covered at no extra charge when you travel abroad. International coverage will remain on until you turn it off, so there's no need to turn it on each time you travel.
Google Fi offers high speed data in over 200+ countries and territories at no extra charge. On the Fi Unlimited plan, this means international data is included. On the Fi Flexible plan, you'll pay the same $10/GB you pay in the U.S. For a list of countries covered by Fi, please check our international rates.
You must have active Fi service in U.S. (not including territories) before you go abroad in order to access international coverage. You cannot activate Fi for the first time while abroad.
Yes, if you're traveling to one of the 200+ destinations where we have coverage you can talk and text internationally. Unlimited international texts are included in both the Fi Unlimited and Fi Flexible plans. If you're using cell coverage, calls cost 20¢ per minute. If you're calling over Wi-Fi, per- minute costs vary based on which country you're calling and you're charged only for outbound calls. Please check our international rates for more information.
No, Google Fi only supports talk, text, and data usage in the 200+ countries and territories where we have coverage. If you're traveling to a country that isn't included, you will need to get a local SIM card for that country for cellular coverage. We do this to protect you from surprise bills in places where we can't provide data at no extra charge, 20¢ per minute calls, and unlimited international texts. However, if you have a phone designed for Fi or a compatible Android phone, in most countries you visit, you'll be able to talk and text over Wi-Fi.
The current phones designed for Fi are Pixels, Moto G7, Moto G6, LG G7 ThinQ, LG V35 ThinQ, and Android One Moto X4. They are built to support multiple cellular networks, and they have a state-of-the-art cellular radio tuned to work across network types. You must have the North American model of the above devices to use it on the Google Fi network.
Other Android phones and iPhones do not have the same network switching technology but still get many of the other benefits of the plan.
Yes. Phones that are not designed for Fi can still get many of the benefits of the Google Fi plan. To check whether you can bring your phone, use our compatibility checker, or see a full list of compatible phones. When you sign up, you'll have the option to get a free SIM card shipped to you, or you may be able to activate your phone without one.
Yes. You can buy a device from Google Fi with two ways to pay: all at once or, for qualified buyers, over 24 months. There's no interest or fees but a credit check is required. See terms and conditions here.
If you're already a Google Fi subscriber looking to finance additional devices, you can do so as long as you have enough remaining credit to finance the extra devices. Find your credit line amount in your Fi account, or when you go through the checkout process.
Anyone aged 18 or older is able to purchase a device. Only group plan owners can finance devices if deemed qualified or enroll in device protection through Google Fi. Group plan owners are eligible to finance multiple devices.
Yes. You can trade in your device at any time when purchasing a new device. If you finance a new device or your trade-in value exceeds your purchase amount, you will get the remaining balance in Google Fi service credit. You can trade in multiple devices, but only one phone per order.
If you're buying a new device, you can get an estimate for your current phone value and order a trade-in kit when you purchase your new device. Shipping is free, and you'll receive your credit card refund once we've confirmed your device condition.
You can expect to receive your trade-in credits in the form of a credit card refund within five days of device inspection or in the form of Fi credits on your next billing statement.
Any device you purchase from Google Fi is under a manufacturer's warranty following the purchase of the device. If your new phone is defective and you report it within this time period, Google Fi will replace or repair the phone at no cost.
Google Fi also offers device protection for devices purchased from Google Fi. With device protection, you can quickly get your phone replaced or repaired in the event of accidental damage (including drops, cracks, and spills), or mechanical breakdown (beyond the manufacturer's warranty period). If you purchase a device from Google Fi, you can enroll it in device protection during checkout or within 30 days of when the device ships. For more details, visit our Help Center.
Yes. Any device you get from Google Fi comes unlocked and can be used with other wireless providers if you choose to leave our service.
We're always working to add devices to the Google Fi plan. If you would like to know when we add new phones designed for Fi, feel free to sign up for our email list.
An eSIM is an embedded SIM that lets you set up your connection on screen the moment you power on your new device, or anytime on a compatible phone. With eSIM, you can set your phone up with the tap of a button—no physical SIM card required.
If you would rather not use Google Fi's eSIM, you can insert a physical SIM card at any time and set up your phone as you normally would. Google Fi currently supports eSIM in Pixel and iPhone® devices that are eSIM compatible.
Yes, you can bring your current personal number with you to Google Fi or take it with you if you leave. Because some carriers do not allow you to take your number, we'll check if you can transfer it when you sign up.
Your phone number transfer will start once you activate service on your phone. Most transfers take less than 15 minutes. Very few transfers take more than one day.
If you're on a family plan, transferring your number may impact the other people still on the plan. We recommend calling your carrier to check.
Yes, you can. In the Manage device section of your Fi app, you'll see a link that says "Transfer a number to Fi." Tap on that link to start bringing your number to Fi (it will replace the new number you got at activation).
No. Google Fi does not charge any activation or cancellation fees.
If you want to end your service with your current wireless provider after you switch to Google Fi, you will need to contact your current wireless provider after you activate your Google Fi account.
All phones designed for Fi, most Android phones and most iPhones will work with Google Fi. You can buy a new phone designed for Fi or a SIM kit for your existing compatible device from Google Fi.
Absolutely! You can have up to 6 people on a plan. Just follow these 3 easy steps to add a member: 1. Go to fi.google.com or your Google Fi app. 2. Select Account and then Manage Plan and then Add a Person. 3. You'll get an email when individuals join your group.
The Google Fi referral program rewards any Google Fi members for sharing Google Fi with their friends, up to 10 referrals. Both new and existing members will earn $20 in service credits applied to their next bill once the new member has been active for 30 days. To be eligible for credit, a new member must create a new Google Fi plan. The credit does not apply to new members who join as a member of an existing Fi plan.
You can easily locate and share your Google Fi referral link in the "Share the Fi Love" section of your account. You can share your custom link anywhere you like, including email, social media, or text.