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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)

                 -EXPLAINED A BIT MORE IN DETAIL-
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

Use this website to find the best deals
https://prepaidcompare.net/#plans

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 #440 on: September 01, 2015, 11:55:12 AM »
The simple mobile sims are $5 or less a month
Including data?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #441 on: September 01, 2015, 11:58:16 AM »
Yup. You get 2gb 4glte after that it's throttled. So for waze and Google maps its more then enough.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #442 on: September 01, 2015, 12:01:22 PM »
Yup. You get 2gb 4glte after that it's throttled. So for waze and Google maps its more then enough.
With which carrier?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #443 on: September 01, 2015, 12:02:55 PM »
Simple mobile operates on the T-Mobile network

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #444 on: September 01, 2015, 12:05:49 PM »
Simple mobile operates on the T-Mobile network
So what would seem to be the cheapest then.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #445 on: September 01, 2015, 12:06:36 PM »
To find the cheapest preloaded sim on eBay.
Search this item on eBay 151732877026
I have very good experience with them

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #446 on: September 02, 2015, 10:31:14 AM »
Yes, I used them when I had visitors from Israel. But will T-Mobile work with my phone? According to phonearena.com, its bands are
GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS: 900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE: 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz

According to wikipedia, T-Mobile uses
GSM-1900 (GPRS, EDGE)
1900 MHz/AWS UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA, HSPA+
700/1700 MHz LTE

The only commonality is GSM 1900. Does that mean it will work with 2G? Or should I get a Verizon Moto E Prepaid Smartphone and hack it to work with T-Mobile?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #447 on: September 02, 2015, 10:15:16 PM »
looking to get my son a dumb phone to carry for emergency use, anyone know the best place to get a page plus phone with activation on the plan that gives you 2000 minutes for one year for $80 , where is a good place to get this in boro park/flatbush , how much can I expect to pay for the phone with activation and the 2000 minutes ?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #448 on: September 03, 2015, 12:21:02 PM »
looking to get my son a dumb phone to carry for emergency use, anyone know the best place to get a page plus phone with activation on the plan that gives you 2000 minutes for one year for $80 , where is a good place to get this in boro park/flatbush , how much can I expect to pay for the phone with activation and the 2000 minutes ?

Page Plus's website seems to only have smartphones. I see several refurbished flip phones on eBay for around $35 (which strikes me as being high, but I guess dumb phones are in short supply). You can get the $80 plan from callingmart.com. They have periodic coupon codes for 5% off (usually around holidays, but I haven't received the email for Labor Day), and a permanent coupon code for 3% off.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #449 on: September 03, 2015, 12:24:42 PM »
Calling mart will not activate this plan for you. They just sell you the pin.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #450 on: September 21, 2015, 08:52:42 PM »
I have a Sprint prepaid Samsung Galaxy S3
I would like to put a plan on it for 2 weeks
what is my best/cheapest option?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #451 on: September 21, 2015, 10:56:56 PM »
I have a Sprint prepaid Samsung Galaxy S3
I would like to put a plan on it for 2 weeks
what is my best/cheapest option?
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #452 on: September 24, 2015, 01:40:23 PM »
Maybe try ringplus

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #453 on: October 12, 2015, 09:51:46 PM »
Are there any prepaid plans for unlimited minutes (don't need text or data) that work on sprint's network?
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #454 on: October 13, 2015, 01:52:08 PM »
Are there any prepaid plans for unlimited minutes (don't need text or data) that work on sprint's network?
Ringplus has for around 20 bux.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #455 on: October 13, 2015, 01:54:09 PM »
Ringplus has for around 20 bux.
With ads?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #458 on: October 21, 2015, 12:40:01 AM »
Speaking of Ringplus, is that a good option for the use I posted earlier -- a smartphone used only for data, primarily for Waze? If I don't make or receive calls, I avoid the ads, right? I'm currently using one of the first-month-free Simple Mobile sims, but they're not as cheap or as available as they used to be (and the idea of using a new one each month doesn't seem too ethical).

I realize that I'd probably have to get a different phone for this.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #459 on: October 21, 2015, 12:49:13 AM »


Speaking of Ringplus, is that a good option for the use I posted earlier -- a smartphone used only for data, primarily for Waze? If I don't make or receive calls, I avoid the ads, right? I'm currently using one of the first-month-free Simple Mobile sims, but they're not as cheap or as available as they used to be (and the idea of using a new one each month doesn't seem too ethical).

I realize that I'd probably have to get a different phone for this.
Ring plus is a great option for a Waze only phone. Simple mobile Sims are still around, but very annoying unless you know the dealer or are one. Wait for best buy to have a clearance special on a sprint phone and grab it.
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