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Pure Talk USA Reviews

Pure Talk USA user reviews & ratings

PureTalk USA User Reviews

Not RecommendedNoneRude customer representatives

This is the worst service I've ever had. I even had to argue with customer service when I had a problem with my SIM card! I was so tired of jumping through the hoops just to get a new SIM card that I gave up and swapped back to another carrier.

Not RecommendedNoneCustomer service, disruptions

I had a disruption issue a while ago which was fixed by customer service, but to even access customer service was problematic. The website wasn't user friendly for me. And it took well over an hour to even reach customer service.

Not RecommendedNoneData is slow, poor signal

Get a poor signal in areas where there should be signal. Data also seems painfully slow - I can't seem to stream songs on Spotify often. Not a good experience.

Not Recommendednice customer service repssuper long hold times, and lots of confusion

I had high hopes after my first two sales calls - then everything fell apart. I guess that is why I will go back to my old company and pay double - I thought I would have better support and Verizon is so ughh - but I was without a phone for a week and now I have a Pure Talk SIM card in my old broken phone and sent back my new phone and it has been over a week and a half and I haven't heard back - I called and now I have been on hold for 30 mins so far! maybe you would be ok with a new phone and new service but porting has been difficult and wifi calling isn't guaranteed on an android according to their tech support. I wish things were better - the company is in GA and owned American with American employees! I am trying to make this work but it isn't! just got transferred - now on phone for 40 mins and holding! Unfortunately I just cancelled my service. So sorry as I wanted to support a Vet.

RecommendedCheap and simply had same level of connection.No issues different than what I had with ATT.

The fact that it's easier to get a hold of a human is a notable plus for now.

RecommendedGreat value, customer supportNone

This is the best value for me! Their customer service is very responsive and quick. My representantive listened to my concerns and helped me every step of the way!

RecommendedService is equal to ATT or Verizon No worst than all other Carriers !Everything

Everything as expected.

Not RecommendedNothing No customer service

Started service last week and still have not been able to text or get on internet. Every time I call they send me to customer (who will not answer) service for 45min and then automatically transfer me back to the main directory.

Not RecommendedNoneMassive delays in texts

It takes way too long to send a text! The text could have been time sensitive! PureTalk only seems to offer older phone models too. Do not go with PureTalk!

RecommendedAffordable ratesReliability needs improvement

PureTalk's affordable rates got me switching to the service! The phone service is reliable but it could be improved. For now though I'm supporting PureTalk!

RecommendedCustomer serviceNot a good value

PureTalk is okay but that's all I can really say about the company. While their customer service was better than Verizon, the value just isn't there for me. It's hard to maintain a signal in my area. I might try another carrier or I may just go back to Verizon.

Not Recommendedcheap service$120 flip one quit working in 2 months.

$120 flip phone quit working after 2 months. Blank screen even though had been fullycharged. Requested refund and empty promises were given of return calls and checking with higher ups for approval. Long wait times when calling. Some people friendly and others extremely rude. Tried porting the number to another cell phone company for 6 days. Involved in a 3 way call with both phone companies for 1 hour 13 min. All information by requesting new cell company was entered correctly but never able to port number. They refuse to give a refund and do not back their products. Have switched to a more reliable company that cost a little more.

RecommendedWide coverageNone

We're very happy with the service we received with Puretalk! Even in our rural area we're able to get signal when before connection was pretty spotty. So glad for the switch to Pure!


We swapped to Pure Talk after dealing with Verizon's BS for years. So far we've been happy with our decision. Reception is similar to Verizon's but the bill has been much, much lower! PureTalk went above and beyond all of my expectations.

Not RecommendedNoneCustomer service

Can't get an issue resolved with customer service, despite contacting representatives many times. I'm unable to use voicemail and we can't receive any phone calls. Already thinking about switching back to AT&T.

RecommendedCoverage anywhere, cheapNone

I switched to PureTalk a little over a month ago and so far the service has been great! It has AT&T's network so I'm able to get coverage just about anywhere but I get it for a much cheaper rate!

RecommendedAffordable pricingUnsatisfactory service

I get poor service in my area.... have to go to other locations to get reception... even then it's bad reception... AT&T never gives me these issues... but the price is good... going to keep using PureTalk...

Not RecommendedNoneBad customer agents


Not RecommendedNonePoor cell reception

PureTalk service has been nothing but a giant headache. The signal strength is pretty bad half the time. I can't receive calls during those times. There's also a delay (up to one hour!) in getting text messages.

Not RecommendedNothingCustomer Service Activation

Called a Spanish speaking young lady. Asked about plans and the plan I wanted to enroll in to include service card to call Mexico $10 included in monthly bill. Total $56.20 per month. Asked for credit info a charge of $31 to send Sim card and it would be here today 7/20/20. Nothing. Called to see the status. No one knows or have any record of transaction. No E-mail confirmation either like she said we'd receive. What kind of crap operations are you running over at pure talk?

Not RecommendedPriceService

We had our service with Pure Talk for over two years. When we had a dispute with them we decided to change our service. It has been three days since we first tried to get our phone numbers switched to our new carrier. Our new carrier, Cellular One, has been most helpful, but Pure Talk keeps delaying the switch. Every time I talk to them they change the porting date. Last evening we were told that the number would be released at 10:30 P.M. Wrong again! This morning they are telling me that their porting department is closed and it will be two more days before the switch will be made. I am soooo glad we are getting away from this company and their terrible service!!!

Not RecommendedNot all it's cracked up to be terrible customer seTheir policies

Not happy at all I will not recommend pure talk to anyone ever

Not RecommendedNothingSupport

Can't access account and CS does not have tech support

Not RecommendedCan't think of anything, sorry to sayUNBELIEVABLY unreliable service

Noticed I was getting fewer calls & texts than normal during first month; "fun" REALLY started during 2nd-- coverage out AT LEAST 20 of 23 days during one stretch, for HOURS at a time, no call or text ability at all, often no 'net either. Company claims to use AT&T network but my ancient emergency-only (and now first-string by necessity) AT&T Prepaid "dumbphone" never missed a beat the whole time. It's even been out-- right NOW, as I type this-- for over 7 hours. Can (probably?) still call 911 (and NO ONE else) if needed...haven't seen this level of Rank-Amateur-Hour absurdity since the early '90s when dial-up internet connections would sometimes get randomly dropped during peak usage. Simply gave up calling cust svc after first 10 or 11 incidents. Even a 19th-Century landline lets you make and receive calls when you're HOME! This is beyond useless. Will obviously be leaving PureTalk the INSTANT I find a decent deal.

Not RecommendedGetting rid of it !EVERYTHING! SCAM!

I joined Pure talk as customer 4/1/2020 about 2 weeks ago as a NEW customer. I still have 2 weeks to cancel my account for 100$% refund if I choose to according to policy. They key here is " NEW " customer. I still am a NEW customer! One reason I joined is due to the fact Pure talk offers phones on a installment basis with their service "NO" discount SALE of the phone I wanted 4/1/202", yet I still was going to get the phone in a few months due to having great credit with or without installment options. I also "daily" check to see if the phone I want is still available with or without a discount.

Yesterday 4/20/20 on their website the phone I wanted is advertised for $250.00 off. I figured with a National Emergency Pure-talk was discounting their phones for their valued clients because of this. While trying to purchase that phone on their website from THEM directly and their finance company Affirm, my purchase did NOT allow the $250.00 discount although advertised that way. Still is.

I made 2 separate phone calls to customer service that same day. Both customer service reps. had two conflicting stories as to WHY I could not get the phone I wanted at the advertised discount. First service rep for Pure talk told me to go on my profile with Pure-talk and add the phone to my cart for purchase. When I attempted to do so it was NOT at the sale price. The service rep on the phone from pure-talk " recommended I call and check with the company Pure talk uses for its financing (Affirm) regarding the phone at a $250.00 discount and was "SURE" thats why I was having a problem getting $250 discount.

I called the finance company as directed. The finance company Affirm informed me the $250.00 discount advertised by Pure-talk they did not see that option with their service for that discount and I would have to contact Pure talk for the answer since I should be able to get the phone directly through Pure-talk regarding the advertised $250.00 discount.. So again, I contact a different customer service rep about this issue and she tells me the $250.00 discount is for NEW customers.

When I proceeded to tell her I am a new customer, and have 2 weeks left as a NEW customer to decide if I want their services she said nothing and had no answer. I told her the main reason I joined Pure-talk is due to the fact they have financing and phone discounts. This phone rep. then told me the discounts are only for NEW customers. I then told her, I just joined 2 weeks ago, and am still considered a NEW customer since I have 2 weeks as a NEW customer to decide if I want his service risk free. She had no answer or the energy to get me the correct answer. Lastly, on this same conversation, this same service rep. (Natasha) as I told her I just joined and wanted to purchase a phone from them directly or Affirm finance told me the $250.00 discount has been ""available for a month"". NOT TRUE!

Like I said, I'm on going my 3rd week of service with PURE-TALK and if the phone was at a $250.00 discount as advertised when I joined, I would have got that phone " the same day I chose Pure-talk as a customer and would not be writing this letter. There is nowhere on their customer profile page that states this $250.00 discount is for people who joined during the "advertised sale day" NOWHERE! Moreover, I know for a FACT this $250.00 discount was NOT available to me when I joined and this customer service rep. "insisted" it was! When I told her she was wrong and the phones have NOT been on a $250.00 discount for a month she hung up on me!!!! REALLY? What do I get? My intelligence insulted and lies. Please stop this company from its deceptive, unethical, business practices and advertisements.

PureTalk USA FAQs

How do I switch to PureTalk USA?

Switching to PureTalk USA is smart, quick and simple. You don't have to buy a new phone, since you can bring your device to PureTalk USA. You can keep your old number. All you need to do is order a PureTalk USA SIM card and once you have that, you can switch your phone service in as little as 2-3 minutes.

Does PureTalk USA have network coverage in my area?

PureTalk USA is powered by AT&T, meaning you get the same nationwide 4G LTE coverage as you would if you signed up to AT&T directly.

Can I keep my phone number when I switch to PureTalk USA?

Yes! It's easy to port your existing phone number to PureTalk USA during the activation process.

Can I bring my phone to PureTalk USA?

Yes! Most unlocked smartphones that have a SIM card slot will work with PureTalk USA. If your phone is locked to a carrier you will need to contact your existing carrier to get it unlocked.

Is my device compatible with PureTalk USA?

You can check your devices compatibility on the PureTalk USA website before you signup.

Is there a contract or credit check with PureTalk USA?

No. PureTalk USA works on a prepaid month-to-month basis, meaning there is no credit check or commitment so you can switch carriers as often as you like.

Does PureTalk USA offer unlimited data plans?

Most people don't need unlimited data, the average person only used 2-5GB per month. Typically, it's better to choose a customized PureTalk USA plan and only pay for the data you actually use.

Does PureTalk USA offer family plans?

PureTalk USA plans are already extremely low-cost, so they do not offer further discounts for families.

How does PureTalk USA billing work?

PureTalk USA plans are prepaid with no contract. This means that you pay for 30 days when your plan starts, not afterwards. PureTalk USA allows AutoPay to ensure you automatically renew your plan every 30 days.

Can I share my PureTalk USA plan across multiple devices?

Additional lines can be added for $20 per line on all of Reach’s shared data plans. Up to 4 lines can exist on an account.

Does PureTalk USA allow tethering?

Yes, PureTalk USA allows tethering but it may depend on the plan you select, so you will need to check on the PureTalk USA website.

Does PureTalk USA offer international calling?

Yes, PureTalk USA includes calls to international countries, more information can be found on the PureTalk USA website before you sign up.

Does PureTalk USA have a refund policy?

PureTalk USA offer a refund within 7 days if you are not satisfied with the service. Be sure to check the full details on the PureTalk USA website.

Who should switch to PureTalk USA?

PureTalk USA are perfect for anyone that is looking to save money on their cell phone plan, without compromising on coverage. Whether you're a family, senior, student, cord cutter, business owner or just a savvy consumer, there's a customized plan suitable for everyone.

PureTalk USA Network Specs

Bring Your Phone:Yes
Keep Your Number:Yes
Contract:No - prepaid
Credit Check:No

PureTalk USA Company Info

Headquarters:11100 Alcovy Rd, Covington, GA 30014-6406
Customer Service:(877) 820-7873
Support:Email Support
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