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bizkitsngravy

Sep 3, 2014, 1:45 PM

Torn on decision...

Hey all, I apologize if this subject has already been covered (I'm sure it has), but I haven't been around this forum in quite some time. I am just looking for some opinions or perhaps a personal experience; I know it comes down to my choice and all but I've really reached a point that I want to hear from some "real" people and perhaps some words of guidance. I've always gotten good help in the past from here, so, thank you in advance, and I apologize for the long thread I am about to leave.

Here's the deal. I've been with Verizon (off and on) since 2002. (and if you're curious why-it's because I worked for cingular and T-mobile during the times when I didn't...I'm a nurse now, so I don't follow the cell phone debates as I once did lol)....
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Jarahawk

Aug 30, 2014, 3:06 PM

Throttling...

...sort of sounds obscene.

So I am pretty sure it will happen to me eventually. I wonder how much data I will be able to use once they slow me down. It seems sort of weird. What sort of speeds can I expect?
droid669

Aug 8, 2014, 6:35 PM

how early can you upgrade?

I'm on a family plan and my wife and I need new phones, Verizon has a sale going on that cuts the price of their high end phones is half and I was wondering how early can we upgrade? Thanks for any replies I get.
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iamajim

Jul 2, 2014, 8:44 PM

Emergency alerts on Kitkat 4.4.2

Ever since my Note 3 got this update I can't find where it's been moved to? Not in messages anymore, at least on my Note 3...any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
leicaman94923

Jul 11, 2013, 11:55 PM

Verizon overcharging on 3G4G Hot Spot devices

I have a Verizon 3G/4G wireless Hot Spot device as there is no Comcast or DSL where I live (Northern California Coast). The problem with the Verizon Hot Spot card is that Verizon doesn't advise you in any of their literature that the device must be turned off when it's not being used or you will be continually sent data (that you haven't requested) and will be billed for it.

I learned this after the first two months of using this card. I only use it for emails and minor web surfing. No youtube or any other video downloads, no internet radio live feeds... just marginal data usage.

I have a 5 gb monthly plan that runs $50, and never exceed this usage unless there is heavy fog. I live 7 miles from the Verizon tower and there are hi...
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benthurmond

Jun 24, 2014, 2:20 PM

a00000442ce4f9 Listed lost or stolen, but is brand new out of the package???? HELP!!!

The MEID is a00000442ce4f9 and is listed lost or stolen out of the package, just bought brand new? How can this happen be fixed thanks
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CMCHUNK

Jun 3, 2014, 4:56 PM

verizons prepaid service

Anyone know anything about this? is it worth using? I am using TMO prepaid right now and its aweful, but I only pay 50 a month for unlimited everything.
3 replies
android garmin link

Jun 16, 2014, 9:41 AM

andriod and garmin smartphone link

I have Verizon, and currently have 10 months left with my Samsung galaxy nexus phone. I use garmins smartphone link with my GPS. What phones should I be looking at in the meantime that have great Bluetooth links for this feature? I don'tcare that much about games.
laohuyanggp

May 30, 2014, 9:31 PM

sms setting

1: what is "smswriteuicc" parameter of phone
2: how do you change the parameter "smswriteuicc" using DM Tool
3: how do you set the "smswriteuicc" value to "ON", make that the MO/MT 3GPP2/3GPP SMS will be stored in the (UICC)USIM.
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flip69

May 29, 2014, 9:46 PM

Why is Phone Scoop always so slow to show new phones?

When the Samsung Galaxy S5 came out it took them a week to add the phone like it didn't exist yet.

Now that the LG G3 is out it will probably take them a week or so to mention it.

No wonder Phone Arena is so far ahead.
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Jarahawk

May 8, 2014, 4:24 AM

Apple

Well, I am looking to replace my HTC Incredible. I would go for the Iphone if it were capable of simultaneous voice and data like every other 4GLTE phone on Verizon. It looks lite either the Samsung Galaxy 5 or the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
6 replies
andy2373

May 11, 2014, 2:35 PM

iPhone 5S unlock question

I have an ATT iPhone 5S that I unlocked, same model number of the Verizon iPhone 5S. But when I go to activate it it says 'No Service' and it won't allow me to activate online either. I'm just swapping my nano SIM from my Droid Maxx to the iPhone 5S, I figured it should work. Thought that was the point of the iPhone 5S being the same across most carriers here in the US.
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Ryan84

May 11, 2014, 4:47 PM

Verizon reception

I've been with Verizon but I drop calls when I am on my phone inside stores like publix, best buy, target and reception isn't that good sometimes and thinking aboutsw itching to At&t has anyone else have this problem
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bbjohnson54

Apr 28, 2014, 11:57 AM

HELP w/UNLOCKED VERIZON OPTIONS

I have two NOTE2's under a 2 year Contact that I am about 5 months into. One of my NOTES got dropped and shattered the glass. The LCD works fine, but I am too lazy to replace the glass.

I was looking at $200 ~$300 UNLOCKED phone option. I would totally go with a NEXUS 4 or NEXUS 5, but they are not CDMA, only GSM.

I don't want to pay $599 for a new Phone from Verizon so I am looking for options to ride out my contact or a new phone I love comes around.

I have seen the Samsung Galaxy Nexus SCH-I515 No Contract Verizon Cell Phone on AMAZON.

Is that the only NEXUS phone option?

Thanks.
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cboater2005

May 12, 2014, 5:30 PM

W766

Help, my father has this old phone that he wants me to pull a ringtone off for him. When I connect to my Windows 8.1 computer, it does not recognize the device. Is there any software that is available (without spyware) that will help this phone get recognized? THANK YOU!!
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deltasigmatheta

Apr 20, 2014, 11:56 PM

TALK AND SURF

Would you all tell me which phones allow one to talk and surf on Verizon's network. Thank you...
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seanlbrooks

Apr 18, 2014, 12:30 PM

Verizon's & iPhone Limitations

Now that I use my iPhone for business and I talk more on it than ever I have made some findings about Verizon and my iPhone that discuss me.
1. I can't disconnect the second caller of a conference call without disconnecting the first caller. This isn't good for business.
2. My iPhone 5 won't allow me to view my call history when I'm on an active call. Really? This is a simple task that my $600 phone won't perform.

Sean
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tritium

Mar 6, 2014, 12:22 PM

Android v.s apple

I think Android will have run it's course and no longer be with us by 2016.
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daigo1

Feb 15, 2014, 3:40 PM

Best non-smartphone for Verizon

I went through 2 flip phones from Verizon within the past year and they both broke on me and have bad call quality. Is there a different phone I can buy on like eBay or a 3rd party site that will work with Verizon and is reliable (will last at least 2 years without malfunctioning or degrading in quality) with good call quality?
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lucky23

Dec 11, 2013, 1:04 AM

verizon employees

who loves their as much as I do!!!!!
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