Pre-Paid recharge

There are many ways to recharge and manage your Telstra Pre-Paid service online or using your device.

Recharge instantly and securely with your credit / debit card, PayPal™ account or pick up a voucher from your nearest Telstra store or one of our many partners.

We've made it easy for you. To see how it all works, check out this video.

Recharge online

Recharge now

Recharge any Telstra Pre-Paid service quickly without logging in. Simply enter the mobile or service number below:

 

Mobile or service number  


      

Pay by credit/debit card or PayPal

Recharge with My Account

Make a once off payment, or save your credit / debit card or bank details so you can easily recharge later.

You can also view your usage and balance, change your current offer, change the low credit notifications, get a tax statement, buy $10 Telstra Thanks movie tickets and much more.

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Pay by credit/debit card, Paypal, Direct Debit or voucher

Recharge from your device

Mobile

Love Apps?

Got an iPhone or Android™ mobile? Then this may be the best option for you. You can recharge, view your usage, and change your offer on the go. Plus you can manage other services linked in My Account within the Telstra 24x7® App.

Send me free link for iPhone

Send me free link for Android

 

Pay by credit/debit card or voucher

m.telstra.com

If you have internet access on your mobile, you can recharge by visiting m.telstra.com on your browser.

Pay by credit/debit card, PayPal, Direct Debit, Credit Me2U or voucher

 

Dial #100#

Dial #100#, and press 'Send', then follow the prompts on your screen to recharge.


Pay by credit/debit card, PayPal, Direct Debit, voucher or CreditMe2U

Call 125 8888

Call 125 8888 from your Telstra Pre-Paid mobile, and follow the prompts to recharge. This is a free call in Australia.


Pay by credit/debit card, Direct Debit or voucher

Mobile Broadband

Got a Connection Manager?

Compatible devices have a Connection Manager. Once connected, your Manager will pop up. Follow the prompts to recharge.

Pay by credit/debit card or voucher

m.telstra.com

Once your device is connected, you can recharge by visiting m.telstra.com on your browser.

Pay by credit/debit card, PayPal, Direct Debit, Credit Me2U or voucher

Tablets

Got an iPad or Android tablet?

Got an iPad or Android™ tablet? Then this may be the best option for you. You can recharge and view your data usage on the go. Plus you can manage services linked in My Account within the Telstra 24x7® App.

Send me free link for iPad

Send me free link for Android

Pay by credit/debit card or voucher

m.telstra.com

Go to m.telstra.com on your browser to recharge.

Pay by credit/debit card, PayPal, Direct Debit, Credit Me2U or voucher

 

Overseas

Going overseas?

When roaming overseas it’s free to check your balance and recharge your Pre-Paid services by;

  • visiting m.telstra.com from your internet capable Telstra mobile tablet or Pre-Paid broadband device or;
  • dialling #100# from your Telstra mobile and press send to see the menu, and follow the prompts.

Check the Itinerary Builder to see countries you can roam.

 

For more options and information see Managing your Pre-Paid service overseas FAQ.

Other ways to recharge & payment methods

Credit / Debit Card

Credit

Use your credit / debit card to recharge using any of the options outlined on this page.

Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Diners Club are all accepted.

If you save your Credit / Debit card using our recharge options and create a Recharge PIN, you can quickly recharge later with your PIN. Or you can automate your recharge.

View the Telstra Cheque / Savings Recharge and Credit Card Recurring Recharge Terms and Conditions (PDF, 38kB)

PayPal™

PayPal

Recharge using your PayPal™ account using one of the options below:

Online: using your PayPal account

On your device: Using an EzyRecharge pre-registered PIN instead of your PayPal login. To set up and get your EZYPIN, register your PayPal account details. You’ll need your Telstra Pre-Paid service number,a mobile and your PayPal account details when you register.

If you don't already have a PayPal account you can sign-up by registering here.

 

PayPal™ is a trade mark of PayPal, Inc.

Direct Debit

Direct Debit

You can recharge your Telstra Pre-Paid service anytime using your cheque or savings account. You'll first need to register for My Account.

  • Step 1. Go to My Account
  • Step 2. Choose 'Recharges / Update Payment Details' from the left-hand menu
  • Step 3. Choose to register your cheque or savings account for recharge. Follow the steps to complete your registration.

View the Telstra Cheque / Savings Recharge and Credit Card Recurring Recharge Terms and Conditions (PDF, 38kB)

Credit Me2U®

Credit Me2U

The Credit Me2U service is a handy option that allows you to recharge a Telstra Pre-Paid service from your Telstra Post-Paid mobile account.

You can perform a small one-off credit transfer to a Telstra Pre-Paid mobile without registration. You can also register to make larger transfers or set up a regular scheduled transfer.

To access Credit Me2U on your Telstra post-paid mobile, dial '#100#' and press send. Then select '2' and 'Send' to select 'Credit Me2U'. Follow the prompts to complete your transaction.

Just so you know, recurring transfers need to be set up 24 hours in advance and require you to create a PIN. There is a 25c charge for each successful credit transfer. Any amount credited will be charged to the customer's post-paid mobile bill, in addition to the monthly access charge.

Each Telstra Post-Paid mobile can transfer:

  • a maximum of $100 per month by one-off credit transfer
  • a maximum of $300 per month by scheduled transfer
  • a maximum of $400 per month combined one-off and scheduled transfers.

Hint: Make sure you check the mobile phone number and amount before sending, as transferred credit cannot be reversed or cancelled once confirmed.

Voucher

Voucher

Use a voucher to recharge using one of the eligible options outlined on this page.

You can purchase an electronic voucher or card from thousands of Telstra stores or participating partners.

Find your nearest Telstra store

Recharge card locations

 

BPAY®

BPay

BPAY allows you to recharge your Telstra Pre-Paid mobile service via internet or phone banking. You can even set up automatic recharges.

  • Step 1. Log on or call up your financial institution's internet banking or phone banking service to make a payment of any amount between $20 and $180 from your cheque or savings account
  • Step 2. Select the 'BPAY' option and follow the prompts given by your participating financial institution. Please make a note of your receipt number.
    Telstra Pre-Paid Biller Code is 150979.
    Your Customer Reference Number is your 10 digit mobile number
  • Step 3. We'll send you a text message (for Telstra Pre-Paid devices that can receive text messages), when the credit has been added to your Telstra Pre-Paid service. The recharge credit should be applied to your Telstra Pre-Paid service one banking day after your payment is received by Telstra.

Please note that as per any other BPAY transaction there may be a delay if you miss your bank's cut off times for BPAY transactions and on weekends and public holidays. You will need to be registered with your financial institution for telephone or internet banking to use BPAY.

If you have not used BPAY before, you will need to contact your bank, credit union, building society or other participating financial institution for phone and internet banking. For more information, please visit www.bpay.com.au

Please note that this Biller Code is only available for Telstra Pre-Paid customers.

® Registered to BPAY Pty Ltd ABN 69 079 137 518

SMS Recharge

Credit

To set up, register your credit / debit card details and PIN at My Account

To recharge, just SMS the recharge amount (space) and your 4–digit PIN to 125 8885.

(E.g. Send '30 XXXX' to recharge $30.)

There's no charge to send the SMS.

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