Already on Pre-Paid?


The easiest way to recharge your Pre-Paid service is online. 


Activate your new Pre-Paid SIM card in a few simple steps.

Data Packs & other Extras

You can add more data, calls and texts to Australia or overseas.

My Telstra app

The easy way to view your services, pay your bill and troubleshoot tech issues.

New to Pre-Paid? Here's how it works.

  1. Budget friendly

    Only pay for what you need. Great for kids, students and visitors.
  2. Buy a phone or SIM only

    Buy a Pre-Paid phone (with SIM included). Or BYO phone and just buy a SIM.
  3. Choose your plan

    Once your SIM arrives, activate your SIM on your chosen Pre-Paid plan. Keep your old number or get a new one.
  4. Your service is now ready

    Download the My Telstra app to manage your account. Join Telstra Plus to earn rewards.

All things Pre-Paid

Set up & manage

Explore ways to manage your account, including how to calculate your data usage and how to set up an auto recharge.

How to call international on Pre-Paid

Use your Pre-Paid mobile to stay in touch with family and friends overseas.

Previous plans

On an old Telstra Pre-Paid plan? You can still find your plan details, extra data charges and international call rate.

Best phone for kids and teens

Learn about why Pre-Paid is the affordable way to keep your family connected.

Why choose us?

Australia's best 4G network

Our 4G mobile network reaches further and runs faster than any other.

Faster based on national average
mobile speeds.

Continuous data rollover

Not going to use up your data in time? Just recharge before expiry on Telstra Pre-Paid Mobile and rollover up to 200GB of your unused data. 

Available on 7 to 28 day recharges. For use in Australia.

Call overseas with included minutes

With capped international call minutes from Australia to selected destinations on Pre-Paid Mobile, you can stay in touch with friends and family overseas.

For use in Australia.

Be rewarded with Telstra Plus

Join Telstra Plus and get rewarded just for recharging. Earn points to put towards must-have devices, recharges, accessories and more. Eligibility criteria apply.

Frequently asked questions

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