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    They are all bordering on eWaste. These are...

    They are all bordering on eWaste.

    These are all nearly obsolete flip phones with no market value that I can think of that is worth the cost of selling them.

    The LG236C would have used Verizon...
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    This question comes up about every day. How do I...

    This question comes up about every day. How do I get wireless Internet for cheap for the cabin, to cut the cable cord, for my RV/camping, for home where there is no wired provider? The answer is that...
  3. I have a collection phones and hotspots on all...

    I have a collection phones and hotspots on all four carriers. Sprint is still in operation. Who knows for how long.

    I do it because most are leftovers from previous phones and services and have no...
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    5 Mbps is the service offering for hotspot, but...

    5 Mbps is the service offering for hotspot, but they don't seem to have implemented the throttle. I routinely get 20-30 Mbps hotspot - the same as on the phone itself.

    They can start throttling...
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    They are using some band 71 for LTE here in...

    They are using some band 71 for LTE here in central Virginia. The map shows that they also have n71 5G. I don't have a 5G device to verify that - also don't know how many MHz of 71 they have here and...
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    My accounts are several years old. I don't know...

    My accounts are several years old. I don't know if they have changed the requirement.

    When one of my accounts first got suspended a couple of years ago I contacted customer support on Twitter. At...
  7. I can also confirm that the Coolpad Surf will not...

    I can also confirm that the Coolpad Surf will not power up without a battery installed.

    I also tried powering up with the battery installed then removing the battery. Unsurprisingly, that does not...
  8. I can try tomorrow. My battery is already out ...

    I can try tomorrow. My battery is already out because I can't get it to stay powered off.

    Sent from my moto g(6) using HoFo mobile app
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    I bet the Rasberry Pi can do it. A Windows 10...

    I bet the Rasberry Pi can do it. A Windows 10 notebook can do it real easy and doesn't require another router.

    It can also be done on a notebook with Linux. The notebook doesn't need to be...
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    I would ask on Reddit about experiences with the...

    I would ask on Reddit about experiences with the iPhone SE. Visible is probably pushing a carrier profile to Androids to limit the hotspot to one, but Apple may not allow them to do that - because of...
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    Yes, the current swap phone is only the A3. FWIW,...

    Yes, the current swap phone is only the A3. FWIW, I read a review and comparison on Reddit that said there is not much difference between the two. Key is that they both use the same processor, GPU so...
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    I don't see where that travel router will do USB...

    I don't see where that travel router will do USB tethering. Some other routers will. It will do WiFi repeater bridge from a phone WiFi hotspot, but that mode will decrease the data throughput.

    Do...
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    That should work. You will have to port the donor...

    That should work. You will have to port the donor phone number at the time of executing the swap transaction along with paying for the first month of Visible service. The phone number of the donor...
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    The list of phones that Visible will activate is...

    The list of phones that Visible will activate is at:
    https://www.visible.com/help/compatible

    That does not say which ones will allow more than one connection to the hotspot. I can say from...
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    I doubt that the Visible SIM/service will work in...

    I doubt that the Visible SIM/service will work in anything other than their list of approved phones. I tried putting my SIM in my generic unlocked Moto G6 which is not on the approved list. It did...
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    If Cricket/AT&T is restricting speed to some...

    If Cricket/AT&T is restricting speed to some sites, and I don't know if they do, try using a VPN. With a VPN they won't know what site you are connecting to. The downside is that VPNs can reduce your...
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    Yes, five outgoing calls of at least a minute or...

    Yes, five outgoing calls of at least a minute or 5 MB data use a month. I you don't they will suspend your account without warning. It's easy to reactivate by going to the OLAM and clicking the...
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    The amount that GMaps downloads when you move...

    The amount that GMaps downloads when you move beyond the cached map depends on the number and density of roads and features in the new area - in the middle of Nebraska not much, metro areas more.
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    I agree that it can't be good for a phone and...

    I agree that it can't be good for a phone and battery to get hot enough to shutdown on over temperature.

    That said, I kept an inactive, powered off Tracfone in my car for something like ten years...
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    I have done all of my CS contacts using chat...

    I have done all of my CS contacts using chat through their website with a Windows notebook. At the bottom right of pretty much all of their web pages there is a link to "Chat with an Expert". There...
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    I don't know about the originator staying with...

    I don't know about the originator staying with Visible. I did see that any of the party members can accept new members for empty spots.

    I just got a message from Visible that I had been accepted...
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    Thanks for the insight. I will check the app...

    Thanks for the insight. I will check the app also. So far it is saying the same "Hang Tight" and wait for email as online with a desk computer web browser.

    I did try starting my own party and...
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    I have tried about 30 now from Reddit links and...

    I have tried about 30 now from Reddit links and have received nothing - acceptance or rejection.

    I did a chat with Visible yesterday and they said that they could see no reason why I would not...
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    Thanks for sharing your experience. I'm still...

    Thanks for sharing your experience. I'm still trying.
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    Yesterday I tried to join parties using the links...

    Yesterday I tried to join parties using the links at Reddit (https://www.reddit.com/r/VisiblePartyPay/).

    Clicking the link took me to Visible where it showed the party and how many spots were...
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