Cheap way to get a new phone?

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  1. baldybill

    baldybill Member

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    I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus on an older plan w/Unlimited Data.
    My wife was a tracphone.

    What do you all think about the following?
    Get her a new Galaxy S5 and a $15/month plan
    Switch the SIM cards between phones
    Now the Galaxy S5 becomes mine w/the Unlimited Data
    The Galaxy Nexus becomes hers on the $15/month plan
    Set the Galaxy Nexus to Wifi only to ensure it doesn't go over her 250MB a month.
    Then, in 2 years, upgrade her's again and swap the SIM card with mine.

    What do we think? Is this possible? Will this allow us to get the cheaper phones with the plan without me losing Unlimited Data?
     
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    Jeffrey DF Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

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    I'm not a VZW plan expert but have read that many peeps upgrade and switch the sims. I guess it works.
     
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    It works fine as long as the phone is compatible on Verizons network. (CDMA)

    tap'n