No more overuse hassles. Easy to use mobile phone service without basic charges.
au prepaid services are easy to use. Purchase a prepaid card and prepaid phone*, and just register for usage start-up to easily start using.
You can also use KDDI's 001 international calling service. By using a prepaid phone, you can use SMS (C-mail) for ¥5.14 (tax included) per message anywhere in Japan.
- * Prepaid phones may not be available depending on the store.
No basic charges
You won't be charged a basic monthly rate. The charges for the amount of time you actually use the service will be deducted from the money registered in your card.
Prepaid services are extendable with additional prepaid cards.
You can keep on using the prepaid service by registering add-on cards.
SMS (C-mail) is available
You can send and receive text messages with a SMS (C-mail) compatible model.
Note: Mails cannot be sent to mobile phones of other carriers.
The service area is nationwide in Japan!
You can call to mobile phones and PHS phones as well as general phones from the Japan nationwide 3G service area.
Calling overseas also available!
You can make international calls using the KDDI 001 service without entering into a contract.
Change to a standard au mobile phone and keep the same telephone number.
Customers currently using prepaid services can enter into a contract for a standard au mobile phone with the same phone number as the prepaid phone.
Prepaid cards are also usable with standard au mobile phones.
You can use a prepaid card with a standard contract au mobile phone also by simply purchasing and registering a prepaid card.
Prepaid card types
- *Card expiration date became void on February 9th, 2011. Therefore, even if the card expiration date indicated on a card has passed, it is still valid.
How to use prepaid card
Prepaid services are very easy to use. Just purchase a prepaid card and complete the start usage registration on the prepaid phone. And if you want to continue using prepaid services, just register each new prepaid card. You can also check the registered balance and remaining usage days.
Notes on the application process
Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.
- *If the other party disables their Answering Service (Voice Mail), you will not be able to send SMS (C-mail).
- *Mails cannot be sent to mobile phones of other carriers.
*All of the indicated amounts exclude tax unless otherwise specified.