Confused, and probably won't do anything, but need to clear my head.

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  1. VooDooCC

    VooDooCC Member

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    My droid 2 seems to be nearing it's end (poor battery and random glitches) but my upgrade date is 7/22, I've done the online chat with several reps and went into numerous stores, and keep being told I can't upgrade early, even though it's only a month. I haven't actually tried calling customer service yet, but that seems to work for others. There aren't really any phone that wow me right now, but I'm really hoping the rumors of the HTC version of the note are true. I basically want to upgrade just to keep the unlimited data, for peace of mind. I've only used 250 megs and am about halfway through the cycle.

    My wife just got a phone 2 weeks ago to get in on the double data, so I might be able to switch over my upgrade to her line like what was mentioned in the "trick" thread. Or I could save that money and see what comes out in the fall (hoping my D2 makes it that long) the problem then becomes I'm off contract and they could just cancel on me at any time.

    Thanks for letting me get that out of my head, I could feel my anxiety level go down just from typing that out. If you feel like giving suggestions I won't complain, :p
     
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    They will not cancel you. I would wait a bit. Cool new phones out all the time
     
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    I had the same deal, had a upgrade next month, i have a razr, wanted to get my wife a maxx, so she would have 4g phone, but didn't want to loose unlimited data, so i went in and added a line, 9.99 a month and got her a maxx, had the new line hooked up to a old dumb phone i had, now i use it as a house phone, i use 23 gigs a month and the new plans coming out the 28th would have jumped my bill up 200-, hope this helps

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    If you were to switch to the tiered right now, you'd be able to upgrade in July or August or whenever without having to switch to shared. Do you need the unlimited data? From your usage it sounds like it's more of a "nice thing to have" than something you're really taking advantage of. This whole new plan thing is such a mess. I wish they could have just left good enough alone...
     
  5. VooDooCC

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    You're right, the data really would be more of a nice to have than something that's needed. Mainly because the service at my house is so poor I have to use wifi for everything when I'm inside. I'm really leaning more toward just letting my contract run out, then buying something that's not even out yet. There's just so many posts about people saying vzw will force people onto the share everything, which would only give me 1gb for the same price I'm paying now for unlimited on mine and 4gb on my wife's.
     
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    With the date getting closer, I keep noticing more minor issues with my D2, wanting to upgrade. Leaning more toward upgrading, but still thinking maybe I should try holding out another month or 2 and see what comes out.
     
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    I upgraded my D2 to the SGS3, I know you don't use your unlimited data, I think I use the same as you, but I think with any new phone and now that I'm getting the SGS3 I will use double if not triple the amount I was using because it's new and it will work much better than my current phone does. My D2 bugs out so much I'm forced to use WiFi or not at all.
     
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    Sounds like our phones are quite similar then Lightnspirit, the data is so unreliable that I have to use wifi, but if I'm going to do that, I just get on the actual computer. My wife's razr shows about the same signal strength inside (around -95dbm inside) yet she can use the browser and mine just sits there and makes you think it's doing something.
     
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    I went ahead and preordered S3's for my wife and I today. For our situation it was more about saving money than keeping unlimited data. We never come close to going over on minutes or texts and use about a gig between us. If we had waited to upgrade after 6/28 and went to a shared plan our bill would've jumped about $50 - $60 a month.
     
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    yeah I hate that... you should get the SGS3 man. Awesome phone and keep your unlimited data.
     
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    I agree. I see no cost savings for a single user or 2 or 3 people. These plans only save buisness customers money IMHO. (People who use 5+ lines for there company)
     
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    I'm not a big fan of the samungs, really leaning toward HTC for the next phone.
    I got the wife in on double data, so what we pay now for my unlimited and her 4gb would be cheaper than 1gb on the new shared data, that's just not right.