Pay As You Go support

All you need to know about Pay As You Go.
Already set up? See our handy how-to guides.

Pay As You Go support

All you need to know about Pay As You Go. Already set up? See our handy how-to guides.

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1. Install your Three SIM card

Put your new SIM in your phone. If you need help with this, check your phone’s user manual. Once your SIM’s installed, we’ll text you your new number.

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Screen grab of the Three UK app in the Apple App Store on an iPhone.

2. Get the Three Pay As You Go app

Our app lets you top up, check your usage, and buy Data Packs. It’s the easiest way to manage your account with us.

Download on the App Store Get the Three App on Google play.

3. Top up your credit

Adding credit to your account is simple. It can be done on our app, by logging in to your account, or anonymously through your browser.

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Screen grab of the Data Packs page of the Three UK app on an iPhone.

4. Choose how to use your credit

There are two ways to use Pay As You Go with us. You can either spend your credit at our normal rates, or exchange it for a Data Pack – a monthly bundle of minutes, texts, and data. Data Packs are great value for money and can be bought in-app.

Our Pay As You Go rates

10

p

min

10

p

text

5

p

MB

Use your credit however you like

You can spend your credit to make calls, send texts, use data, or even make purchases with Three Pay.

Check out our price guide for more on our pricing and terms.

Top up online now

Get more with a Data Pack

Make your money go further with a Data Pack. Choose as much monthly data as you want, and get Unlimited minutes and texts included. Get one on our app or by logging in to your account.

Big data boost

£10


12GB

Was 6GB

Double
data


  • Unlimited minutes

  • Unlimited texts

  • Go Roam

  • 5G Ready

Big data boost

£15


30GB

Was 20GB


  • Unlimited minutes

  • Unlimited texts

  • Go Roam

  • 5G Ready

£20


50GB


  • Unlimited minutes

  • Unlimited texts

  • Go Roam

  • 5G Ready

£35


Unlimited


  • Unlimited minutes

  • Unlimited texts

  • Go Roam

  • 5G Ready

You can buy 1 Data Pack a month and your allowance lasts 1 calendar month.
12GB and 30GB offers available until 09/11/2021. See our Data Pack page for more info.

Why buy a Data Pack?

Get a great amount of data with Unlimited minutes and texts for a whole month

Stay flexible by changing your Data Pack each month, or go back to using your credit like normal

It's easy-going - there's no contract, but you can keep it running by setting up auto-renew

If you run out of data before the month's up, simply buy a Data Add-on in-app

Get your Data Pack now

Log in to your account or download the Three Pay As You Go app.

Download on the App Store Get the Three App on Google play.

Handy how-tos

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About auto-renew

Never run out of data, texts, or minutes again with auto-renew. Set up auto-renew in the Three Pay As You Go app.

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About Top-up

Don’t need a Data Pack? No problem. You can top up your account and use your credit as you like. Top up now.

Add-ons & managing your spend

Buying and managing Add-ons

Buying and managing Data packs

Buying and managing Top-ups

Making payments

Setting a roaming spend limit

Managing your services

Managing services on your account

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Need to get in touch?

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Need more info?

Price guide

Go to our price guide to learn about our pricing.

Terms and conditions

See our general terms here. You’ll find specific info about your plan in your welcome text.

Returns

Check out our returns policy for info on your rights.

Keep your SIM active

To keep your Pay As You Go SIM active, use it at least once every 180 days. Just make a call, send a text, use data, or top up. See our terms for more details.

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