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No-cost smartphone

You can apply for a smartphone and wireless plan to use at no cost to you through a government program. Plus, our mobile apps can make it even easier to find the info and help you need.

Apply for a no-cost smartphone

Apply for a no-cost smartphone

You can apply for monthly mobile phone services or an Android™ smartphone at no cost through the government Affordable Connectivity program. Assurance Wireless provides this program.

You can get:

  • Unlimited data
  • Unlimited texts
  • Unlimited minutes 
  • 10 GB mobile hotspot data*

And you get an Android smartphone.

Apply for Assurance Wireless Unlimited

By applying, you agree to:

  • Receive calls or text messages from Mercy Care that are informational and relate to your health and benefits
  • Allow use of your information in accordance with your plan’s notice of privacy practices

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a government program that reduces the customer’s broadband internet access service bill. 

One discount per eligible household and is non-transferable across households. An eligible household may obtain ACP-supported broadband service from any participating provider of its choosing and may apply ACP benefit to any broadband service offering of the participating provider at the same terms available to households that are not eligible for ACP-supported service.

ACP service provider may disconnect the household’s ACP-supported service after 90 consecutive days of non-payment; the household will be subject to the provider’s undiscounted rates and general terms and conditions if the program ends, if the consumer transfers their benefit to another provider but continues to receive service from the current provider, or upon de-enrollment from ACP. 

A household may file a complaint against its provider via the FCC’s Consumer Complaint Center,; visit for more information on ACP. 

Unlimited while on our network. Mobile hotspot up to 10GB 4G LTE. Capable device required. Coverage/offer is not available everywhere. Assurance Wireless reserves the right to change or cancel offer at any time. Prohibited network use rules and other restrictions apply. 

By activating your device and service, you agree to the Assurance Wireless Terms and Conditions. See terms (including arbitration provision) and details at

*During congestion, heavy data users (>35GB/mo.) and customers choosing Assurance Wireless or similarly prioritized plans (e.g., T-Mobile Essentials, Metro by T-Mobile) may notice lower speeds than other customers due to data prioritization.

Get the Mercy Care mobile app

Get the Mercy Care mobile app

You can use the Mercy Care mobile app on your smartphone to:

  • Find a provider
  • Check your claims
  • See your ID card
  • Order a new ID card
  • See your current medicines

Apple App Store® or the Google Play™ store.

Read more about our mobile app (PDF).

Download the Pyx Health® app 

The Pyx Health app lets you speak to helpful humans over the phone. You can learn more about your plan and all your extra benefits. You can also chat with your friendly robot friend, Pyxir, in the app. Pyxir is there 24/7 when you need a friend for support.

The Assurance Wireless® brand is a registered trademark of Assurance Wireless.
Pyx Health® is a trademark of Pyx Health, Inc.


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