Wanting an S4

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy S4' started by anopy1, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. anopy1

    anopy1 New Member

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    Can anyone confirm that I will not lose unlimited data if you move my upgrade to a dumb phone line, activate, etc. and move the phone back to my unlimited line. I just want to double check before I pull the trigger! Thanks
     
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    You do realize you have to upgrade your dumb line to a tiered data plan, now your cost per month goes up.
     
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    Yes, but I've read that once I put the dumb phone back on that line, the data fee goes away.
     
  4. lloydstrans

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    When you buy that shiny new phone you sign a new 2 year contract, 2 years of paying for data on that line. Verizon don't care what you put on that line, if anything. $110.00 minimum for VZW.
     
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    You will not lose your unlimited doing what you said. Yes, when you put the dumb phone back on that line it will revert back to the $10 fee.
     
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    Excellent! Thanks
     
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    Nope, the data charge will be dropped as soon as you remove the smart phone from the dumb line.
     
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    You are not paying for data once you move the smart phone off the dumb line....you will however pay the $10 cost for the line per month plus tax/fee, which equals at least $240 over the life of the 2 year contract.
     
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    Does this trick still work? Ive lost my unlimited since I upgraded because I was dumb enough to let verizon win their battle
     
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    It works and isn't a trick, as Verizon is well aware of it and allows it.
     
  11. dezymond

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    This method still works, but it's too late for your line anyway. You've already lost your unlimited data, unless you've had success in getting it back. Though as mentioned in your other thread there are better options for you if you did get your unlimited data back and want to upgrade again.
     
  12. lloydstrans

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    Yes but the basic line cost increases, well aware you can remove the data fees from that line. It is a know loophole, Verizon acknowledged this loophole on VZW forums. I'm trying to throw a dose of reality in here.

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