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  1. Is the ringing tone for an incoming call more...

    Is the ringing tone for an incoming call more conventional? Do only the attached handsets ring, or does the base station also? How about a busy signal? A 300 Hz tone is kind of weird.
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    Yes, cable was a better Internet choice. DSL...

    Yes, cable was a better Internet choice. DSL (U-verse) needs a fiber backbone that AT&T is often reluctant to install. It also runs a lot slower than cable. I live on one of the main streets in town,...
  3. Not sure how you are accessing this forum, but...

    Not sure how you are accessing this forum, but the thread mentioned is still right near the top of the list.

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  4. I wish you had looked first, as there is a thread...

    I wish you had looked first, as there is a thread on this subject at the top of the list.

    The only thing I have heard (from another forum) is it connects well, but the call audio is not as good...
  5. The phone may have CDMA capability, but it could...

    The phone may have CDMA capability, but it could be the account may not be provisioned for anything but LTE. Verizon never used 3G for voice anyway, just for EV-DO data. The voice channel is 2G...
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    I wonder how they decide who goes when? There is...

    I wonder how they decide who goes when? There is still the issue of some incompatible phones, and what offers might be made for those customers. Same with some Sprint customers too.
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    It amazes me that so many seem to have Internet...

    It amazes me that so many seem to have Internet service in outer places that have poor cellular service. Do they have cable or what? Not true here, where cable ends just outside of town and there is...
  8. I don't think the LG Classic Flip has CDMA...

    I don't think the LG Classic Flip has CDMA (1x/3G) radios for Verizon, thus the network error message. The MyFlip is also 4G LTE only. These might work on AT&T or T-Mobile 3G.
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    I recopied the tutorial link from it's original...

    I recopied the tutorial link from it's original source. Works for me now.

    https://support.straighttalk.com/devicehome?device=25037
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    Know what you mean about NIMBY people stopping...

    Know what you mean about NIMBY people stopping things people need. The city government here fought Verizon (and the public) tooth-and-nail for a badly needed tower to cover the largest shopping area...
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    KonnectONE Moxee Home Phone

    Recently seen at Walmart. $50 and runs on Verizon. Model is K500HPEL. I assume it's to replace the ZTE?

    https://support.straighttalk.com/dev...e?device=25037
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    Yes, AT&T will have to open up VoLTE for everyone...

    Yes, AT&T will have to open up VoLTE for everyone sometime before they shut down 3G. T-Mobile has been requiring VoLTE on new activations for a while. It has shown up after the T-Mobile/Sprint merger...
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    I assume everybody was still running on Sprint...

    I assume everybody was still running on Sprint before the sale? Seems like WiFi calling would be a feature after a transition to T-Mobile, as they allow it with other MVNOs.
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    Were you planning on activating this phone? It is...

    Were you planning on activating this phone? It is a GSM 2G model that may only run on T-Mobile now, and that may stop end of this year.
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    Neither Sprint nor T-Mobile has good service in...

    Neither Sprint nor T-Mobile has good service in many outer areas. The two highways that come into town vary in coverage between these carriers. That may improve with further tower integration, but in...
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    Try the handy GPS Test app. Phones do vary in...

    Try the handy GPS Test app. Phones do vary in their GPS capability. Some of my older models were lousy. You hear of variances even between same model phones.
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  17. There has to be a tower connection for e911, as...

    There has to be a tower connection for e911, as Serial Port stated. WiFi is worthless for determining your location, and much the same for the tower location you are using. That is why a physical...
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    What type of Internet service is this from AT&T?...

    What type of Internet service is this from AT&T? I have their Basic Internet, which is a wired U-verse (DSL) service. A couple of months ago it started becoming erratic and drop out at times. Their...
  19. Does this phone show in your online account with...

    Does this phone show in your online account with the correct phone number? T-Mobile also says WiFi Calling needs to be associated with an e911 location address. No idea why this is.
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    If you are considering Page Plus as an alternate...

    If you are considering Page Plus as an alternate to Verizon, there is a phone better than most of the Alcatel Flips. LG Classic Flip L125DL. Has been getting good reviews compared to the previous...
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    Verizon used to have some fairly decent lower...

    Verizon used to have some fairly decent lower priced basic phones, but they all look junky now. Overpriced too, like the $100 Alcatel Go Flip 5 which you can buy much the same model from Tracfone for...
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    I don't see any app that turns GPS on...

    I don't see any app that turns GPS on automatically. Always a prompt to turn it on, and it stays on until manually shut off. I had thought there was not much battery use if not moving around, but it...
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    Same dilemma for Sprint customers as well. Not...

    Same dilemma for Sprint customers as well. Not known when the Sprint network will be closed down. There is a lot of tower integration to complete. Not sure what from the Sprint network will survive,...
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    Samsung Store notifications

    Recently a friend's Verizon branded Galaxy S7 Edge started giving notifications that the Samsung Store app was using battery. A battery check shows no recent use. A check in the app shows "Disable"...
  25. You will be required to activate on T-Mobile...

    You will be required to activate on T-Mobile sometime coming up anyway. Does your phone have B71? Many non-TMO branded Android phones don't. Not totally essential, but helpful.
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