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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

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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 #1180 on: September 18, 2022, 01:43:13 PM »
Tello uses verizon towers also
I am not sure from where you got this info. AFAIK they run on T-Mobile network, a 4g Verizon phone maybe compatible but they definitely donít use the Verizon network

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1181 on: September 18, 2022, 01:46:57 PM »
Yup

Yes but what they DONT tell you is that it really only the first 10 number you dial internationally.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1182 on: September 18, 2022, 01:50:03 PM »
Yes but what they DONT tell you is that it really only the first 10 number you dial internationally.
10 free calls a month?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1183 on: September 18, 2022, 01:52:59 PM »
I am not sure from where you got this info. AFAIK they run on T-Mobile network, a 4g Verizon phone maybe compatible but they definitely donít use the Verizon network
The article where I saw it is mistaken I just checked again and I see people commenting that it is a mistake

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1184 on: September 18, 2022, 05:14:19 PM »
Can hello mobile block data so even if sim is used in a smartphone it wont get online?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1185 on: September 18, 2022, 06:53:31 PM »
Can hello mobile block data so even if sim is used in a smartphone it wont get online?
As stated many times, blocking data is never a good solution, as every phone has Wi-Fi which can be used to access the internet. To answer your question though, Hellomobile does not have that option

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1186 on: September 18, 2022, 07:43:39 PM »
As stated many times, blocking data is never a good solution, as every phone has Wi-Fi which can be used to access the internet. To answer your question though, Hellomobile does not have that option
Really , every phone has wifi?
Sorry that ain't true, especially with certain flip phones and especially if they are tagged.
So if the sim inside can theoretically be taken out and has data on it, that's an issue.
Yes I am aware kids can do other things, but for the item you give them, you want that to be the proper setup.

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« Reply #1187 on: September 18, 2022, 07:52:35 PM »
Really , every phone has wifi?
Sorry that ain't true, especially with certain flip phones and especially if they are tagged.
99% of them do have Wi-Fi. Yes even flip phones. Even TAGged phones. TAG can disable the ability to ACCESS/BROWSE the internet, not remove the ability to CONNNECT to the internet. There is a difference. Now that you say you are worried about transferring SIMs though, you would have better luck with US mobile custom plans or Tello, or most post-paid carriers which allow blocking of specific services.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1188 on: September 19, 2022, 02:11:19 AM »
If one bought more than 1 I phone. Should they make separate TF accounts in order to receive the 8k points or it can be in the same login ?
You'll need a separate login for each device to receive the 8k points per account. Vs adding to the existing phone line, they now have a promo where you can get 10k for adding a line to an existing account.
 I was reading on howard forums something to the effect of adding the phone but not activating service yet to see if the 10k bonus points for a new line will kick in and then... didn't have time to read through it all.
 But a new account is needed for the 8k bonus points.

 Feel free to use my referral Code for 8,000 bonus points which is either 4 months of T/T + 2GB or 5 months of just T/T or some other plans with more gig.

 Enter the code within 14 days of signing up for the Tracfone rewards. 
 Use my referral code NBFY-E624 to get you 8,000 points.
 And you must turn off auto pay for the points to kick in otherwise you'll be paying each month and be pushing off the free service.
 
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1189 on: September 19, 2022, 02:15:27 AM »
Just want to put it out there with all the discussion about hello mobile.
Their unlimited everything plan comes with 19.3 gb of data, and that's it, no slower speeds etc, they just shut the data till the next cycle.
This is a widespread issue, a bit of Google brings it up.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1190 on: September 19, 2022, 02:17:47 AM »
Just want to put it out there with all the discussion about hello mobile.
Their unlimited everything plan comes with 19.3 gb of data, and that's it, no slower speeds etc, they just shut the data till the next cycle.
This is a widespread issue, a bit of Google brings it up.
Interesting.  What does that plan cost?

Very cool website @bznt linked.

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« Reply #1191 on: September 19, 2022, 02:18:16 AM »
Interesting.  What does that plan cost?
$25

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« Reply #1192 on: September 19, 2022, 02:20:05 AM »
$25
Not so cheap.
    My T-Mobile plan is better than that. Though I have a discounted plan. And many who have grandfathered plans with 10 free lines.
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1193 on: September 19, 2022, 07:43:53 AM »
Itís in stock for $19.99 again. DD link to eBay: https://go.skimresources.com/?id=53840X1297210&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fitm%2F284929348244

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Unlocking a Tracfone is always possible once 60 days have passed since activation.
Can this phone be used with T-Mobile after 60 days?

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« Reply #1194 on: September 19, 2022, 10:46:59 AM »
Can this phone be used with T-Mobile after 60 days?
If it has the same bands as the LG classic then the answer is yes. There's no way to know fissure, unless someone tried.
 Ask in the revive flip phone thread. Or on the main site post.
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1196 on: September 22, 2022, 02:27:19 PM »
If you cannot find a working Tracfone 8k welcome bonus code at all, you can PM me as there may be some other option if not as great as the 8k offers. Seems each one is only useable 5x per calendar month. Remember that there are officially 14 days from activation to put in a code, so some people may be able to try in October.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1197 on: September 22, 2022, 04:08:53 PM »
The tracfone deal posted on ddms on Friday seemed like a good option for you (I think I remember seeing that it's filterable). Did you already get something?
So my son's yeshiva doesn't want him to have a device that looks like a smartphone because other kids will think he has a smartphone.
Now I do need to get a dumb looking flip phone. Anybody have any ideas for a flip phone that works for Tracfone that I can easily remove the browser and app store from? With a regular android, I was able to do that easily using adb. I prefer to do it myself over going to TAG.

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Try apps4flips. Your best bet.
Seems like ALCATEL MY FLIP 2 is the best way to go.
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1198 on: September 23, 2022, 12:44:02 AM »
Anyone try this?



Hello Mobile, Presumably

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #1199 on: September 23, 2022, 04:52:26 PM »
any1 know what i can do? i used @daul613 referral code and they didnt award points cuz said he reached maximum of 5 referrals for this month
when i used another code it said i was already referred! any way to still get the 8k bonus points? TIA
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