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Best way to park a number
« on: August 22, 2017, 08:00:11 PM »
I'm going to be out of the country for several months at a time this year. Obviously, I don't want to pay for months I won't be using the phone, but I don't want the hassle of porting myself around when arriving in the States.

I'm part of an AT&T Business Unlimited plan and use an iPhone SE. Any help is appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Best way to park a number
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2017, 08:18:08 PM »
Google Voice

When you are inthe US get  prepaid plan and forward your GV

You can also switch Project Fi on and off

Contact ATT and see if you can start and stop service

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Re: Best way to park a number
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2017, 08:25:59 PM »
Google Voice

When you are inthe US get  prepaid plan and forward your GV

You can also switch Project Fi on and off

Contact ATT and see if you can start and stop service

I really should contact AT&T. Wouldn't mind switching to Project Fi altogether, but I really don't want to get a new phone.

Problem with Google Voice is that I want native service when I enter the US.
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Re: Best way to park a number
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2017, 07:03:25 AM »
I'm going to be out of the country for several months at a time this year. Obviously, I don't want to pay for months I won't be using the phone, but I don't want the hassle of porting myself around when arriving in the States.

I'm part of an AT&T Business Unlimited plan and use an iPhone SE. Any help is appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
I'm on the same plan, you can suspend the line up to 180 days not sure if it's per year or just 180 straight..
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Re: Best way to park a number
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2017, 09:13:52 AM »
I'm on the same plan, you can suspend the line up to 180 days not sure if it's per year or just 180 straight..
It's $10 per month
Interesting.

With Verizon there no charge for a suspended line

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Re: Best way to park a number
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2017, 09:54:32 AM »
Interesting.

With Verizon there no charge for a suspended line
-1 maybe depends on the plan.
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Re: Best way to park a number
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2017, 09:58:52 AM »
-1 maybe depends on the plan.
I have a business plan

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Re: Best way to park a number
« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2017, 10:16:12 AM »
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Re: Best way to park a number
« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2017, 03:09:52 PM »
I'm going to be out of the country for several months at a time this year. Obviously, I don't want to pay for months I won't be using the phone, but I don't want the hassle of porting myself around when arriving in the States.

I'm part of an AT&T Business Unlimited plan and use an iPhone SE. Any help is appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Best way to park a number
« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2017, 04:21:24 PM »
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OP asked about parking numbers
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Re: Best way to park a number
« Reply #10 on: August 23, 2017, 06:13:39 PM »
Numberbarn charges $5 to port and then $2/month to park.

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Re: Best way to park a number
« Reply #11 on: August 24, 2017, 04:39:14 PM »
yeah but you get free text forwarding.  The $5 is refunded is park for a year - which I guess wont work for you.