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  1. I had read somewhere that MetroPCS used to be...

    I had read somewhere that MetroPCS used to be CDMA, and had to be "converted" or whatever to GSM. I'm thinking maybe that's the reason it is an exception.

    Apparently, because of its CDMA origins,...
  2. Thread: 611611

    by sillyette
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    Yes, I use 611611 to get the balance. It is...

    Yes, I use 611611 to get the balance. It is usually very reliable. But around 1:00am Eastern time, it never works. I never get a reply text back if I check my balance around that time.

    Question...
  3. LOL, I liked your joke! I'll complete it with...

    LOL, I liked your joke!

    I'll complete it with the "else". The "else" is -

    YMMV, this is Tracfone! :lol:
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    Have you considered Tracfone? You can buy...

    Have you considered Tracfone? You can buy Tracfone's 1-year service sold on ebay. It gives you 1200 minutes, 1200 texts, and 3GB data for a year, for $40 currently.

    It is currently listed on...
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    A friend mentioned to me the other day that she...

    A friend mentioned to me the other day that she finds customer service reps more friendly/helpful in face-to-face transactions after Covid and its associated work-from-home isolation.

    I found that...
  6. Ooh, is Verizon committing to keep PayGo alive here?

    Copy+paste from promo offer to TF-AT&T line that has only been on PayGo throughout its existence:



    Did you hear? Tracfone is now part of the Verizon family!
    To make sure you’re getting the...
  7. I know a lot of people have been negatively...

    I know a lot of people have been negatively impacted by the way AT&T (and Cricket) have mishandled this whole 3G shutdown. Also a lot of people have been harassed by AT&T's "whitelist" nonsense.
    ...
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    I wish I could cultivate your attitude and stoic...

    I wish I could cultivate your attitude and stoic nature!

    If it was me in your place (couldn't make/receive calls without warning), I would have gotten really flustered and upset!

    And then if...
  9. I'm going to assume a bunch of things in my reply...

    I'm going to assume a bunch of things in my reply below :lol: --

    If (1) you're referring to not seeing your old plan as available for purchase when you are logged into your account,
    and
    if (2)...
  10. I second what WheelieBoot suggested in the post...

    I second what WheelieBoot suggested in the post above! Those HSN bundles are a great idea.

    Another similar alternative is Tracfone's 1-year service sold on ebay. It's listed on ebay's extra 20%...
  11. This is very interesting! I keep learning new...

    This is very interesting! I keep learning new things here!

    But am I understanding this correctly - so my mom's iPhone has an eSIM. She could possibly use that eSIM for a free 15-day trial on...
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    I looked up on gsmarena, and these three Tracfone...

    I looked up on gsmarena, and these three Tracfone phones all have bands 1 and 7. And they're all priced $60 and under (new, refurb, refurb respectively).

    See...
  13. It can be an un-activated sim, doesn't have to...

    It can be an un-activated sim, doesn't have to have active service on it.
    So long as it's non-TF, you can use it to test unlock status.
  14. Oh, in that case, FreeUp is way superior. No...

    Oh, in that case, FreeUp is way superior. No data, but 250 minutes, 250 texts for free, and they even renew it automatically without any user intervention, no credit card required on file.

    Edited...
  15. My guess it it will still show locked if you...

    My guess it it will still show locked if you check tomorrow. :D

    My roommate's iPhone showed sim locked for I think a week. At that point, she called the unlock dept who asked her to check by...
  16. Just in general, and just out of curiosity, I was...

    Just in general, and just out of curiosity, I was wondering about the actual logistics of such a swap.

    It seems like a complicated undertaking to me (but then again, I tend to think that anything...
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    Thank you, TacoDan and pitflyer!

    Thank you, TacoDan and pitflyer!
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    Sticky: The J3 Orbit (no plan purchase required) went out...

    The J3 Orbit (no plan purchase required) went out of stock pretty fast. :-( Says "Currently, we don't carry this product you are looking for. Here are a few recommendations."
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    Quick question about USMobile (sorry that it...

    Quick question about USMobile (sorry that it isn't directly related to the topic of the thread) -

    Is it possible to sign up with USMobile on one of their plans, and then, for subsequent months,...
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    I think that's a great alternative! I don't...

    I think that's a great alternative!

    I don't know if the Walmart FreedomPop free plan on TMobile allows number port-ins - if it does, it will be a cheap solution since it's $9.98 for the sim, and...
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    I found this on Tracfone's website. ...

    I found this on Tracfone's website.

    Copy+pasted from https://support.tracfone.com/faqs -

    How do I configure the APN on my phone?
    For assistance with the APN configuration for your phone,...
  22. Question about changing Liberty Wireless plans

    Would very much appreciate people's help on a couple questions:

    Does Liberty Wireless have online account management?

    And is it possible for a customer to change from their existing monthly...
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    Yay! Glad it worked out! And, I'm so happy...

    Yay! Glad it worked out!

    And, I'm so happy that it all worked out because of the "800-626-4883 ext 3324 for Tracfone wi-fi calling problems" copy+paste tip in that ever-growing text file of mine! ...
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    Yes, they used to call and get the balance...

    Yes, they used to call and get the balance extended for another year, and they didn't have to make a payment.

    Apparently, the fact that their balance was over $100 made the account eligible for...
  25. Am I understanding this correctly - the iPhone7...

    Am I understanding this correctly - the iPhone7 has never been activated?
    Or did you mean that you activated the iPhone7 with a transfer of service from your iPhone11?

    Thanks!
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