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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #75 on: May 17, 2016, 10:48:13 PM »
Was just able to use my Fi activated sim on a HTC phone for calls and mobile date in the USA.
APN settings needs to be h2g2.
As far as service it did not pick up the at&t network, that is the only working one in my house.

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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #76 on: June 01, 2016, 09:19:59 AM »
Are there any issues with applying a filter or is it wholly dependent upon the device?

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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #77 on: September 06, 2016, 09:15:50 PM »
Can you get Project Fi SIM without actual phone?
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #78 on: September 06, 2016, 11:52:44 PM »
Can you get Project Fi SIM without actual phone?
Yes
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #80 on: September 07, 2016, 07:44:54 AM »
Google it. I've read of people who ordered sim only to use in other devices.
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #81 on: September 07, 2016, 08:41:12 AM »
According to their website "Eligibility: You can add another device by ordering a data-only SIM as long as you have service activated with Project Fi.
Doesn't that mean that you can only get a data-only Sim as a secondary device in your plan?
That's not what you asked. If your question was can you get a regular SIM without a device, the answer is yes. If your question is can you get a data only sim without having a regular project Fi plan, I believe the answer is no
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #82 on: September 07, 2016, 01:51:29 PM »
That's not what you asked. If your question was can you get a regular SIM without a device, the answer is yes. If your question is can you get a data only sim without having a regular project Fi plan, I believe the answer is no
I'm not sure I understand your distinction; did you understand my initial question to be as to whether you can order a SIM from Google without ordering an actual device from them? Any to that your responding: yes? My question is whether you can set up only a data SIM, not in addition to the $20 + data phone plan?
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #83 on: September 07, 2016, 02:02:23 PM »
I'm not sure I understand your distinction; did you understand my initial question to be as to whether you can order a SIM from Google without ordering an actual device from them? And to that you're responding: yes?
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My question is whether you can set up only a data SIM, not in addition to the $20 + data phone plan?
I don't believe so
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #84 on: September 07, 2016, 02:11:52 PM »
I recall reading somewhere about activating the original SIM in a phone and than putting the service on hold. Can you put the service on "hold" for the primary device, yet keep service for the data SIM?
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #85 on: September 08, 2016, 02:07:16 PM »
I recall reading somewhere about activating the original SIM in a phone and than putting the service on hold. Can you put the service on "hold" for the primary device, yet keep service for the data SIM?
I doubt it
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #86 on: September 08, 2016, 02:46:44 PM »
Dan wrote about pausing service here.

"I bought a Project Fi compatible phone a couple months ago with this trip in mind. There was no credit check to start service. I was able to pause service until the start of the trip for free. You can pause service for up to 3 months at a time with no limit on extending the service pause. When you do activate the service the cost is $20 per month for unlimited calling and texting. Data is $10 per GB and if you only use 100MB for example you’ll only be charged $1."
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #87 on: September 08, 2016, 02:53:42 PM »
Dan wrote about pausing service here.

"I bought a Project Fi compatible phone a couple months ago with this trip in mind. There was no credit check to start service. I was able to pause service until the start of the trip for free. You can pause service for up to 3 months at a time with no limit on extending the service pause. When you do activate the service the cost is $20 per month for unlimited calling and texting. Data is $10 per GB and if you only use 100MB for example you’ll only be charged $1."
I am aware of pausing (my service is currently paused). Based on the project Fi website, it appears your service has to be active in order to use a data only SIM
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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #88 on: November 18, 2016, 07:17:50 AM »
Does project Fi still only use T-Mobile and sprint Network, or also att?
How is service in Lakewood?

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Re: Google cell phone: Project Fi
« Reply #89 on: May 10, 2017, 12:32:00 PM »
Does anyone have a referral code for their Project FI account?   

"Enter a friend's referral code for a $20 Fi credit"

Thanks