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May 9, 2007, 10:50 PM

METRO --> AMP'D... questions

I plan on moving out of my MetroPCS area sometime in the fall, but i get real anxious so I start to research national carriers w/o contracts (had Sprint 7 years, and I won't do that mess again). Plus it'd be nice to travel and not be charged 49 cents a min. For those who don't know about Metro, it's the same as Cricket.. unlimited mins, text, picturemail, web for $50/mo.

Anyway, it's a toss up between Amp'd and T-Mobile for me. I like Amp'd because of the 3G and such, but am concerned about the customer service that I hear so much about on here. I had some problems like that with Sprint, so I just went right over their head to the BBB. Oh, thinking about the Endthe Boredom Hybrid plan.

T-Mobile is owned by almost all my friends, ...
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May 28, 2007, 6:42 PM

Any word on new Amp'd Phones?

I've noticed it takes about 16 months for them to release a new phone, and will probably follow the Motorola movement... just wanted to know when they were going to pick up the pace and bring another phone into the mix. The Q would be real nice, but I wouldn't pass the checks and RAZR v1 has it's share of problems (as spoken on by every other carrier that has it).

I know I'm rambling... any word on new phones headed this way?

Aug 27, 2006, 6:44 PM

Memory card for the Hollywood

just recently purchased the Hollywood and I need to buy a memory card for the phone. I looked online and im not sure about which memory I should buy. I found a 1GB microSD Card that I think will work, but on amazon.com I found that there is a 1GB microSD Card ULTRA card. It costs about 10 dollars more.

Do I need the ultra or will the regular card work just as well? Or do I have to buy one over the other just because the other one wont work with the phone?
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Dec 27, 2006, 10:29 PM

I'm thinkin about Amp'd .........

But first i wanna know the up's and down's ? any info would be appreciated
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May 10, 2007, 9:23 PM

question about prepay plans

it says on the website that it cost a dollar a day for the push to talk but if you don't use push to talk can you get rid of it and not pay a dollar a day.
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May 5, 2007, 6:16 PM

Dude, it's like a direct refill man

Sorry, I'm tired, but BabbleBug.com just introduced PINless refilling (look for their Direct Topups link) for Amp'd Mobile. Which means you just put in your Amp'd phone number, pick a refill value, pay for the refill and it's added to your phone, which is nice if your phone battery si dead or something like that. Shaves a few minutes off the refilling process, too. Just thought someone might be interested...

Apr 30, 2007, 7:52 PM

Wow at the Wait Times!!!

I have recently been expiriencing the biggest hassle trying to call into the call center because my password that I had used many times before to login to the website was not working. I wasted 25 minutes Fri 4/27/07 to get to a rep that told me "the systems were down and that I need to call back tomorrow." So I did try I spent 45 minutes on the line waiting for a rep without ever making to one, I had to abadon the call due to failing battery. So I sent an email to their tech support for the website when I imediately got a repsonse that they would get back to me within 24 hours (I have yet to receive that response to date). So I called back again on Sun. spent another 25 minutes on the phone waiting to never get a rep again as I had to go to ...
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Nov 20, 2006, 2:46 PM


i am curious on about amped mobile. Can anyone give me some info about them? Thanks.
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Apr 17, 2007, 5:22 PM

thinking of becoming amp'd dealer..suggestions?

any thoughts on becoming an amp'd dealer? should i go direct or go through a third party company? anybody got any companies they would recommand? also, how's their payout?

2 replies

Apr 25, 2007, 5:41 PM

arizona dealers

anyone in the phoenix, prescott, flagstaff markets looking to open an exclusive amp'd dealership? if so let me know we have a number of different locations we are looking to fill.

Apr 16, 2007, 1:49 PM

Im an ampd dealer and cant get phones!!!!!!!!!!

any other dealers out there having this issue?
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Apr 17, 2007, 6:33 PM

Strange Coverage

I recently go and motorola hollywood with amp'd mobile. I had to goto the next town to activate it, but it did get activated. Not the problem is In the town where I live I have 4-5 bars coverage at 1x and I can get crystal clear calls, However If I try to make a call it says it's calling and after about 10 sec it drops the call. Now I've called tech support at amp'd and they say "Well our system says you don't have coverage", but on their web site it tells me in the personal coverage area that I'm smack in the middle of the nation wide calling netowrk. also where I activated my phone has no coverage according to them, but I have full EV-DO coverage there. Any Ideas, Suggestions, etc. All I really am looking for is and explanation as to...
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Mar 4, 2007, 9:00 PM

Amp'd Getting the Moto Q >>

here is the user manual with Amp'd branding

http://coolstuff.ampd.com/downloads/070214_ampd_q_us ... »
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Mar 10, 2007, 12:03 PM

Amp'd Changes

Amp'd Mobile End the Boredom Plan is EXTENDED through March 31, 2007.

Amp'd Mobile $30 Bill Credit for POST-PAID PORT-IN activations is EXTENDED through March 31, 2007.

$99 Forever plus $20 Overdose Service Plan promo will EXPIRE on March 31st, 2007.

$99 Forever plus $15 Overload Service Plan promo will EXPIRE on March 31st, 2007.

Those are the plans, I am not sure with what plans the unlimited plans have been replaced with.

Phone Prices:

Moto Hollywood INSTANT rebate of $90 making it only $9 with new 18month contract.

Moto GREY RAZR INSTANT rebate of $100 making it $49 with new 18 month contract.

Moto RED RAZR INSTANT rebate of $80 making it $69 with new 18 month contract.

Kyocera Jet INSTANT rebate of $50 making ...
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Jan 26, 2007, 1:00 PM

I stumped Amp'd

I am an Amp'd dealer and I just got an Amp'd mobile Razr. It was working great the past 2 days except for a few tv channels not working, so I did an upgrade for amp'd live. After doin the upgrade my ampd 'TV/RADIO' option was completely GONE off my amp'd live menu. I have no clue why so i called amp'd and they called a tech for me and they have no idea what happened, does anyone know what could of happend, i formatted my card and lost my info *but they credited my account for the loss* and they were really cool about it but had no problem.

Has anyone else had this issue with thier phone doin an amp'd live upgrade? SOme info would be great, I mean I COULD just swap the phone out for the red razr that we are getting in today or tomorrow bu...
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Nov 8, 2006, 5:27 PM

Pics of the ampd Q

Some guy (not me) posted these pics of the Q on Howard Forums. I don't know if he's telling the truth about the specs or not though but if he is then it sounds like it'll be amazing phone.
http://www.howardforums.com/showthread.php?t=1038990 »
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Aug 25, 2006, 2:02 AM

razr and q phone coming

amp'd will soon have the razr and q phone added to the line of phones they offer. this should be huge for them, a few new phones to go along with the awesome plans, it looks like a step in the right direction for them...
21 replies

Dec 19, 2006, 12:34 AM

Stop comparing Amp'd to Verizon.

If you are an agent of Amp'd please stop telling customer that it uses the Verizon network. They get the impression that they will get the same coverage that they would get with a Verizon plan. Which is not true. Amp'd is using the all digital coverage, which is quite limited. If you want to know the actual Verizon digital coverage look at the prepaid map. Not the Americas Choice map.
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Dec 31, 2006, 9:42 PM


What new phone are coming to AMPD in 2007??? Also can anyone comment on the bluetooth restrictions on the phone are they the same as verizons? Finally I have verizon wireless family plan 2100 min for 130.00 that includes the other 3 people that are on the plan and I was looking at AMPD's website and saw for the same price but I would get 3000 min for 130.00 and 3 additional lines can anyone comment on this??

Dec 20, 2006, 8:26 PM

amp'd does use the verizon network

don't let those in the verizon world try and tell you anything different. amp'd uses all of the verizon network but the analog portion. which as we all know is a very limited area. and don't let anyone tell you that the digital network for verizon is small, it is not. the new EVDO portion is just starting to roll out, but the 1X is the main digital portion of the system. so don't be fooled by the haters. if you go with amp'd it will basically be the same as being with verizon but without the verizon bs.
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