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    Sigh...oK, I will do it.....I did silence the...

    Sigh...oK, I will do it.....I did silence the notifictions and stop the video unless hooked to wifi.....But I think you are absolutely correct. The app is designed to harvest data and somehow it can...
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    Zombie tracfone apps?

    Are preloaded apps on tracfones somehow different than downloaded ones?
    I have two tracfones. I logged into the facebook app and then went to Settings> apps and did a forced shutdown of the facebook...
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    Success! My left wing educated Marxist snobish...

    Success! My left wing educated Marxist snobish sister in law successfully ported her tracfone number from her ancient phone to her new moto e5, Still available on ebay for $50. She smuggly told me...
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    I am not saying you are incorrect but that is not...

    I am not saying you are incorrect but that is not what I am reading.
    http://www.differencebetween.net/technology/difference-between-wi-fi-and-hotspot/

    A hotspot has nothing to do with using a...
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    Well, that is always how I saw things. And I have...

    Well, that is always how I saw things. And I have seen folks turn their cell into a "hotspot".
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    I have a permit but seldom carry, but there are...

    I have a permit but seldom carry, but there are lots of inocuous holsters for smaller pistols. A Bersa 380 fits right into my cell phone holster. I use fanny packs for events, stadium and outdoor,...
  7. Sticky: An excellent idea. Someone who is a good teacher...

    An excellent idea. Someone who is a good teacher who can bring themselves down to my level could give a description of where we are now with CDMA vs GSM and now VoLTE and where we are going. I will...
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    We made our first call. I called my wife and...

    We made our first call. I called my wife and after calling myself, ....it is my humble opinion that there is about a third to a half second delay...probably closer to a third. It wasnt a problem...
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    OK, went on the web and got a google voice...

    OK, went on the web and got a google voice number. Super easy. They gave me the option to get the varification code by voice or text. I gave them my home land line and got the code that way. Easy. ...
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    Well said. Us old geezers actually dont give a...

    Well said. Us old geezers actually dont give a crap what other people think anymore about how we look. Women, of course, or those who are interested in some sort of fashion trend, dont like things...
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    I could but I prefer to make schools so I can...

    I could but I prefer to make schools so I can "make" them take care of their own issues. People who are afraid of google/Walmart/You name it who think there is someone out there who actually CARES...
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    She is just odd. Oh, she is a young 55 and runs...

    She is just odd. Oh, she is a young 55 and runs and keeps fit and is educated but she is a socialist who likes helping people, like undocumented immigrents. She is very sharp on things medical. I...
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    Excellent. I am making a school with pics in a MS...

    Excellent. I am making a school with pics in a MS Word doc for her. She is an odd duck who is afraid of google so its a bit of a trick but it will work.
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    Two activation numbers

    I am teaching my sister who is in Iowa how to port her old TF number to her new TF e5. Is there any preference on which activation number to use....IMEI or Sim?
  15. Sticky: OK, yes, I have one TF /ATT and one TF Verizon...

    OK, yes, I have one TF /ATT and one TF Verizon and have had for years now. When I travel and camp through out the west, you never know if one or the other or neither will work.

    Is there a good...
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    Went to the seidio website but didnt see anything...

    Went to the seidio website but didnt see anything that fit my lifestyle.
    https://www.seidioonline.com/product-category/holster/

    My phone lives in a hard case in its holster, next to the spring...
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    OK, no joy from my cruise forum about using GV...

    OK, no joy from my cruise forum about using GV onboard with wifi, so I will just make time this weekend and get set up.
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    I am a dork. There. I said it. But I also camp...

    I am a dork. There. I said it. But I also camp out 34 days a year, walk 3-10 miles a day around my property working, take 9 vacations a year. I have 2 ea 150 mph motorcycles which I ride and tour on....
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    Not saying you are wrong but things may have...

    Not saying you are wrong but things may have change to what you said. This guy (2016) says at one minute 17 seconds you can use your home home and get a call with the code....
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    Hey, Thank for the info. In the past, cruising...

    Hey, Thank for the info. In the past, cruising the Caribean and going in and out of the canal, I used my tracfones just to access the wifi spots on shore and send an email or two. Evidently, the...
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    OK, so I looked up one person's opinion on what...

    OK, so I looked up one person's opinion on what the difference is between a hot spot and wifi. I dont understand it but I can certainly see in the frame of reference of the radio I am holding in my...
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    Sure, you bet. I understand it doesnt have to be...

    Sure, you bet. I understand it doesnt have to be an inactive phone. Like you, I think I will try both dialers. Its not absolutely a must to have to have a phone while in port on cruises.....just an...
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    Yeah, that's the thing. Some people love this...

    Yeah, that's the thing. Some people love this technology and some people hate it. And for some reason it seems unrelated to the connection/speed quality. If you go read the reviews of the apps there...
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    whoops. old person fat finger issue. Now I can...

    whoops. old person fat finger issue.
    Now I can bring it up.
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    "<--Edit access point"
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    OK, so just saying....you could actually take an...

    OK, so just saying....you could actually take an old trafone that is no longer in service and use wifi to put on Google Voice app and use that to make calls from Costa Rica, being sure to check...
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