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Small List compiled for Flip phone service. Regular service with unlimited data and all to come.

1.Tracfone-All Carriers $20 Talk/Text 1GB ($30 for first 6 months)
1b. Unlimited talk and text, no data $15/month ($10 with auto pay)

2.Mobi-Verizon $10 (Additional $5 off the 1st three months)

3.Tello-Tmobile $8 , US Mobile.

4.HelloMobile-Tmobile $5 (first 2 months for $5)

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Tracfone Wireless- (CDMA/GSM Verizon/T-Mobile/AT&T)
First 6 months at $30 plus taxes.
Pay for the first 2 months $15 each month with autopay, then use reward points for the next 4 months. Use Referral code OOAB-E354 to get you 8,000 points. You must activate and set up the rewards within 14 days of activating Phone service.
  They limit 5 uses per month, so feel free to PM before using if you want to confirm they work for this month, as well they seem to be changing the referral code after every use. So feel free to post in the thread or message me for a new code.
       The points will only kick in after 60 days of service(hence the reason for keeping paid service for 60 days) the points will kick in getting you 8,000 Points, which is enough for 4 months free. You can redeem 2,000($20) increments for a free month of service and do that for a total of 4 months free.
  Now you must turn off auto pay after the first 2 months in order for the free 4 months that you added to kick in.  If you don't turn off auto pay it will continue billing your credit card and you will not get those free months until you turn off auto pay.
 Works on CDMA or GSM.

 Mobi Wireless- (Verizon/CDMA)
 $10 a month. With a referral code you can get another $5 off the 1st three months which I can give you. You need to sign up in the first week for the referral bonus to kick in.
Click here to pm me for the info.

Tello Mobile (GSM/T-Mobile)
$8 Month with Unlimited t&t and no data. Picture message might not work without data services.
$10 unlimited Talk/Text + 1GB. 60 free international destinations - UK, Canada, France etc but not Israel
(Find someone with a referral code or $10 off referral code = P3VB48C7)
wifi calling and ESim supported

Hello Mobile (GSM/T-Mobile)
 $5 Month with Talk/Text 500mb.
Unlimited calling to most international destinations. Canada/Israel/UK and many more.  2nd month free as well. Free sim card.

If you know of others please add to the wiki.
  Feel free to PM me with any questions or post in this thread so a dedicated member can help you out.

Mobi for me comes out to $14.05 in NY after taxes.
Vs
Us mobile i pool 2 phones and I  pay just $20.96 for 2 lines after tax. Both on the Verizon network

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H2O which runs on AT&T has a annual plan unlimited talk and text for $60 plus tax with free international calling as well

http://www.whistleout.com/cellphones
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1020 on: November 10, 2020, 01:40:59 AM »
What's best option for teenager- just need unlimited talk and text? Tello? Other/better options?? Thanks!
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1021 on: November 10, 2020, 05:40:09 AM »
What's best option for teenager- just need unlimited talk and text? Tello? Other/better options?? Thanks!
Do you already have a phone ? Depends on the network you are looking for.
Cheapest I found is on the Tmobile network unlimited talk and text no data meaning no picture mail as well is liberty wireless. $60 a year plus around $5 tax https://www.ebay.com/itm/5-Mo-Liberty-Wireless-Prepaid-Wireless-Phone-Plan-/133314392847?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292

Us mobile is on Verizon network and is not really unlimited they have a cap I am not sure the exact number, And no data at all meaning no picture mail

I recently found this . They told me itís really unlimited no caps, plus 1 Gb data. I have not tried it yet https://mobi.com/plan

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1022 on: November 10, 2020, 03:40:08 PM »
Do you already have a phone ? Depends on the network you are looking for.
Cheapest I found is on the Tmobile network unlimited talk and text no data meaning no picture mail as well is liberty wireless. $60 a year plus around $5 tax https://www.ebay.com/itm/5-Mo-Liberty-Wireless-Prepaid-Wireless-Phone-Plan-/133314392847?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292

Us mobile is on Verizon network and is not really unlimited they have a cap I am not sure the exact number, And no data at all meaning no picture mail

I recently found this . They told me itís really unlimited no caps, plus 1 Gb data. I have not tried it yet https://mobi.com/plan

Thanks! I was hoping to give her my current phone, which is a Sprint phone. That's why I was thinking Tello as they're on the Sprint network.

One second- the Tello plan with no data- does that mean no picture text either?! I doubt my daughter will accept that  ;)

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1023 on: November 10, 2020, 06:20:32 PM »
Does anyone know if i.e a Tello plan with no data can send or receive picture texts (MMS)?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1024 on: November 10, 2020, 08:15:16 PM »
Of course picture mail uses data. So no data means no picture mail

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1025 on: November 11, 2020, 09:33:26 AM »
What's the cheapest unlimited talk only plan?
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1026 on: November 11, 2020, 09:43:40 AM »
What's the cheapest unlimited talk only plan?
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Do you already have a phone ? Depends on the network you are looking for.
Cheapest I found is on the Tmobile network unlimited talk and text no data meaning no picture mail as well is liberty wireless. $60 a year plus around $5 tax https://www.ebay.com/itm/5-Mo-Liberty-Wireless-Prepaid-Wireless-Phone-Plan-/133314392847?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292

Us mobile is on Verizon network and is not really unlimited they have a cap I am not sure the exact number, And no data at all meaning no picture mail

I recently found this . They told me itís really unlimited no caps, plus 1 Gb data. I have not tried it yet https://mobi.com/plan
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1027 on: November 19, 2020, 12:50:20 PM »
Do you already have a phone ? Depends on the network you are looking for.
Cheapest I found is on the Tmobile network unlimited talk and text no data meaning no picture mail as well is liberty wireless. $60 a year plus around $5 tax https://www.ebay.com/itm/5-Mo-Liberty-Wireless-Prepaid-Wireless-Phone-Plan-/133314392847?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292

Us mobile is on Verizon network and is not really unlimited they have a cap I am not sure the exact number, And no data at all meaning no picture mail

I recently found this . They told me itís really unlimited no caps, plus 1 Gb data. I have not tried it yet https://mobi.com/plan
Any such plans for this price on Verizon network?
  Have you seen any?
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1028 on: November 19, 2020, 12:52:59 PM »
Any such plans for this price on Verizon network?
  Have you seen any?
This is the cheapest I found for the Verizon network

I recently found this . They told me itís really unlimited no caps, plus 1 Gb data. I have not tried it yet https://mobi.com/plan

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1029 on: November 19, 2020, 12:54:24 PM »
This is the cheapest I found for the Verizon network

I recently found this . They told me itís really unlimited no caps, plus 1 Gb data. I have not tried it yet https://mobi.com/plan
It's kind of double the T-Mobile plan.
 Wonder if they would honor a lower price if I add on 100 lb or so a month.
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1030 on: December 09, 2020, 03:12:16 PM »
Hi,
I dont know if this is in the right forum/topic.

I currently have two lines in a Sprint family plan and I would like to move them to a T-mobile plan.
I spoke to a rep on the Sprint side who said that in order to do so, I would first need to create an account under my name in Sprint, transfer the two lines in question to the new account through an ownership change, meaning transfer the names of those two lines from the current account holder to my name, and then from there I should be able to transfer them to T-mobile.
I am due for an upgrade on both lines at the moment.

My question is: Should I upgrade my phones and then transfer them from Sprint acc#1 to Sprint acc#2 and then to Tmobile? Or should I just try for the upgrade after I move over to Tmobile?
Im worried that I wont be eligible for an upgrade once I move to Tmobile.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1031 on: December 09, 2020, 03:15:35 PM »
I believe you get a better deal when you activate a new line vs upgrade. I would recommend port out the numbers to a different carrier and then back in to Tmobile.

If you are going to upgrade and then change ownership , you will lose any promotions you may have the payment plan will cancel and it will be due on the old account. Talking from experience

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1032 on: December 09, 2020, 03:18:00 PM »
how long do my numbers need to be ported out for to be considered "new" when they are ported back to Tmobile?
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1033 on: December 15, 2020, 12:09:18 PM »
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« Reply #1034 on: December 15, 2020, 10:02:46 PM »
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I would ďassume ď a few hours until the port is successfully complete

Since you are currently with sprint. Than this should work for you to port out from sprint

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1035 on: December 15, 2020, 10:12:05 PM »
This is the cheapest I found for the Verizon network

I recently found this . They told me itís really unlimited no caps, plus 1 Gb data. I have not tried it yet https://mobi.com/plan
I have transferred a few lines to this service, so far itís the same as Verizon.
The screen displays Verizon as the carrier.
What is very interesting, usually when you transfer a line to a different carrier. You lose your voicemail and you have to set it up again. With this carrier everything stays as it was. All the saved voicemails were kept and I did not have to setup the voicemail settings again.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1036 on: December 16, 2020, 12:29:18 AM »
how long do my numbers need to be ported out for to be considered "new" when they are ported back to Tmobile?
IINM it's 3 months
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1037 on: December 20, 2020, 12:55:01 PM »
if i put my mobile phone sim card into a mobile hotspot and conect it to my computer via usb do mobile providers consider that as mobile hotspot data or regular data?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1038 on: December 20, 2020, 01:40:24 PM »
if i put my mobile phone sim card into a mobile hotspot and conect it to my computer via usb do mobile providers consider that as mobile hotspot data or regular data?
I don't believe most mobile hotspot devices support usb tethering but anyway it will be considered hotspot.
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1039 on: December 20, 2020, 03:16:21 PM »
if i put my mobile phone sim card into a mobile hotspot and conect it to my computer via usb do mobile providers consider that as mobile hotspot data or regular data?
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