Question: How Many Free Minutes Do You Get With Safelink?

Safelink Wireless 1,000 free minutes, Unlimited Texts and wifi.

Lifeline phones are a government benefit that helps low-income consumers.


  • Press the MENU key.
  • “Prepaid” will be displayed across your screen.
  • Press OK or SELECT.
  • Go to “Redeem Airtime” or “Add Airtime”.
  • Press OK or SELECT.
  • If your screen displays a message, go down and press OK until you see “Card #” or “Airtime PIN”.
  • Enter 555 and press OK.

Purchasing Safelink Minutes

When buying airtime from Tracfone, you can buy and add minutes, such as 30 minutes for 30 days up to several hundred minutes with a deadline to use within a year. Once you choose the card you must enter your phone number or serial number.

Safelink $40/month unlimited plan. The email I received said the unlimited data is truly unlimited.

Is a government cell phone really free? No matter which company you choose, the LifeLine service is free to eligible customers. The carriers, Safelink Wireless, Assurance Wireless and ReachOut Wireless, all are compensated by the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for giving you a free cell phone.