Press and hold the Power key for 3 seconds to power the device on.
Note: Ensure the device is charged and not connected to any computers via USB cable.
Once the hotspot is on, connect to it from a computer and open a web browser.
Click on Start Activation.
Note: If the device has previously been activated, it may begin the hands free activation process without prompting.
If a security certificate error appears, click on Continue to this website.
Click on Sure, I'd like to setup my account now.
The device will contact the activation server.
When prompted, select the preferred customer option and click Go.
Click the Retailer dropdown menu to select the relevant option.
Scroll down and fill out the account information fields.
When finished, click Next.
Enter the Account PIN and Secret Question fields, then click Next.
Review the Terms & Conditions.
To continue, click Accept.
The account is now set up.
Click to close the window.
The device will now go through several automated steps:
Click Next to continue to the next step.
The activation process is now complete.
Note: To visit the Virgin Mobile website to adjust any account settings, click Manage My Account. If you navigate away from the Mingle Manager page you can return to it by entering 192.168.1.1 or minglehotspot in the address bar.