Best Buy Gives Customers $50 Best Buy Gift Card When They Activate a New Mobile Phone


February 3, 2013

Offer begins today, sign-up runs through Feb. 9, 2013

Best Buy is committed to showing consumers that there is a better way to buy mobile phones and plans. To show that commitment, Best Buy is giving customers a $50 Best Buy gift card for purchasing and activating their next mobile phone with Best Buy.

The offer is simple:

  • Step One: Consumers register their mobile phone number and up to four more phone numbers on their family plan at between Feb. 3 and Feb. 9, 2013
  • Step Two: Consumers buy a new mobile phone with a two-year agreement between Feb. 10 and Dec. 31, 2013 at any Best Buy, at one of the more than 400 Best Buy Mobile specialty stores or online at
  • Step Three: Upon purchase and activation, customers will receive their $50 Best Buy gift card

The offer is valid on Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile phones activated with a two-year agreement at Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile or (only valid on T-Mobile phones purchased online and excludes T-Mobile activations requiring a deposit). There is no obligation. Once signed up, consumers will have until the end of the 2013 calendar year to purchase a new mobile phone at Best Buy to receive their gift card. If they don't activate a phone within that time period, the gift card offer simply goes away. For full terms and conditions, visit

It's a great time to buy a mobile phone at Best Buy. For consumers ready for an upgrade now, we're also offering up to $100 off Samsung smartphones from Feb. 3 to Feb. 9, 2012.

For customers uncertain of when they're eligible for a mobile phone upgrade, Upgrade Checker is a quick and easy in-store and online service that gives customers the ability to see when they are eligible for their next phone upgrade with a complimentary reminder call or email.