is this possible: Droid on Verizon without data plan?

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  1. gnychis

    gnychis Member

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    I have a Droid, but now I have a new phone. I want to give the Droid to my mother to use as a phone (that's all), without her having to pay for the data plan. When she registers it on verizon's network, they will see it is a droid (ESN). They will likely try to charge her for the data plan. Is it possible to have the Droid, but not the data plan?
     
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    To elaborate:

    No.

    But you can forego texting and voice plans and just use the data with Skype and a texting alternative/BBM-like app such as Beluga.
     
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    thanks for the responses and details!
     
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