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    THANKS for the "heads up"

    Wow... who'd have thunk it? Truly appreciate the info everyone ...

    From what I've read about "New Android" seems they went outa their way to COMPLICATE (or take control of) the simplest things,...
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    avoiding bloat and "Carrier Ware"

    Golly I didn't know replacing BYOD device would be such an effort...

    From what I been able to research, the "carrier ware" comes in from the SIM, even if I got an unlocked Moto, or One Plus...
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    Thanks for reply - I'm still researching - it...

    Thanks for reply -

    I'm still researching - it turns out Blackberry Passport, it's STILL WORKING (yay) but this is due to 3g has not yet been turned off.

    Might be able to afford the tiny iPhone...
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    THANK YOU - Gotcha on Github, if (when) I need...

    THANK YOU -

    Gotcha on Github, if (when) I need an *.apk it's the first place I look.

    Did you activate your SIM w/ Visible before you got root? Or root the device first? Reason I'm asking is...
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    If you're on a US Carrier, your report counts...

    If you're on a US Carrier, your report counts maybe the 5th (?) succesful "root" while keeping your "Daily Driver".

    And I've been looking 2 months... So I gotta ask, which carrier? And I'd recon...
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    SINCERE Thanks for addressing this issue - yes...

    SINCERE Thanks for addressing this issue - yes IT IS hugely valuable article. Sorry it took so long to finally find it. You wrote this just as I was discovering "The 4G Apocalypse" ... Sorry about...
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    VoLTE might be "Defective by Design" :(

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    I may have to change carriers on top of buying a new phone. At least AT&T is transparent what will work. And it seems only network supporting a "still...
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    THANKS for response

    Thanks for the clarification. Seems I've got working "early" VoLTE, due to Mercy for the SIM being activated a couple years... My current handset failed the IMEI checker couple weeks back. Hence the...
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    List of BYOP devices q4 2020?

    I brought my GSM Blackberry Passport to Metro, for the VoLTE capability... which wasn't happening on a cheaper pre-paid SIM

    Right now (but for how long?) it's pulling 3-4 bars at 1.4 mi from...
  10. Based on what you've said, I've about made up my...

    Based on what you've said, I've about made up my mind to make the switch... What is wifi calling? There is no wifi in my area any way, that's the trouble, I live 2.9 mi from the nearest tower, and my...
  11. Mom's been dead for years now, but that's an...

    Mom's been dead for years now, but that's an excellent point.

    There is only so much one can do with respect to security... Basicly it's impossible to secure anything, one can simply make it harder...
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    I'm new here just found this... I am TOTALLY...

    I'm new here just found this...

    I am TOTALLY sick of pageplus (which is now some mysterious subsidiary of tracfone) particularly the customer service. The poor souls answering calls and on chat...
  13. Online Purchase vs. In Store Purchase (PRIVACY)

    My MAIN concern is privacy. I am currently on pagepluscellular, and they think I am Jane Doe and that suits me perfectly. Trouble is, the signal strength and call quality SUCK. (on a CDMA Galaxy S3)...
  14. I am thinking about switching to MetroPCS I...

    I am thinking about switching to MetroPCS

    I have 2 concerns. One is SIGNAL STRENGTH -- call quality, particularly in RURAL AREAS?

    the telephone itself rates well, but as a carrier in RURAL...
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    Sticky: Very grateful for the megasaver tip......

    Very grateful for the megasaver tip... Callingmart now tacks on some kinda "Mystery Fee" and no longer offers discounts
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