AT&T refuses to unlock a phone that I own... What are my options? [more inside]
My friend has a 13 year old who has been getting into serious trouble; police got involved and a criminal charge is pending. His mom wants him to have a phone for emergency calls, text messaging, and to keep track of where he is by GPS. *But no apps like Kik, snapchat, hide photos in the fake calculator, and so on. What phone can do this on AT&T? [more inside]
I lost my cell phone over the weekend. I'm 8 months away from an upgrade (AT&T 2-year contract). I don't want to pay AT&T's exorbitant prices for a new phone that I'll get a good deal on in April. What are my cost-effective options in the interim? [more inside]
I've been having problems using Google Voice for texts ever since I got a new cell phone in December (Samsung Galaxy Mega). Inside is how I would like it to be configured and what is happening instead. [more inside]
I'm looking to upgrade my phone with AT&T. What are your experiences with the Moto X and Galaxy S5? [more inside]
Overseas eBay buyer wants me to fill out a "Request to Unlock" on att.com. This wasn't part of the auction; should I do it? [more inside]
My husband and I are traveling to London later this week for a 10-day trip (yay!). For part of the trip I'm going to be at a conference, and he will be doing some work things, so we need to be able to get in touch with each other, either via voice calls or text. I'm trying to figure out the cheapest way to accomplish this. [more inside]
We are switching from AT&T cell phone to service to Verizon, and I'd like to perform the switch smoothly while also using one of the new phones as a Christmas gift. Your advice on the proper procedure would be welcome. [more inside]
How strongly should I feel about hanging on to my grandfathered AT&T unlimited data plan? [more inside]
Should I choose ATT or Verizon for iPhone in San Francisco/Bay Area? [more inside]
How much could go wrong by letting some random guy try to unlock my AT&T iphone for use with Tmobile?
Could I potentially ruin my Iphone (which I love) if I take it to some guy suggested by T-Mobile to get it unlocked because AT&T won't give me the unlock code. [more inside]
Recommendations for an inexpensive unlocked non-smart phone with good voice quality and reception? [more inside]
Major weird issues porting lines (iPhone to iPhone) from AT&T to Verizon. Please halp! [more inside]
AT&T iPhone: DTMFA? [more inside]
We were forced from Alltel to AT&T this spring, and got the freebie phone that was offered, which is, frankly, a rather crappy phone. But, this is the first phone I've ever had with a SIM card. Does that card mean I can get any phone with a SIM-card slot, insert the SIM, and - viola - it's suddenly my phone? [more inside]
I'm a customer of a certain recently purchased wireless service. My contract (and my handset) are about to expire. Help me figure out what to do next. [more inside]
My girlfriend got a used iPhone for her birthday! Now what? [more inside]
Hi MeFites! I was wondering if anyone can enlighten me on how call forwarding on my cell phone will show up on phone records. Also, is it possible to call someone while routing through the original number (from the forwarded-to phone)? How would this show up on phone records? By the way, the phone records I will be talking about are on AT&T and are on the online website. If anyone knows ways to circumvent AT&T's tracking, I would like to hear that as well. One last question: Will simply enabling call forwarding itself change anything on the phone records and is this visible on the records? [more inside]
Any suggestions on what I can do if I have a complaint on an authorized agent of AT&T Wireless? [more inside]
I hardly talk on the phone any more, when I do it's usually only a few minutes (last bill I used 60 of an available 500). So I could probably make do with a prepaid plan. However, I use data all the time; email, Google calendar, etc. Now many people out there have put the iPad data plan to use in assorted Android phones, granted that was before the AT&T unlimited cutoff. But has anyone done it after? Split voice and data to two devices? Is the slight hassle worth it? I'd use google voice to direct calls and such, wifi at work, home, many places I frequent so I'm not to worried about going over the 2 GB limit. Anyone out there with first hand experience?
I reallllly don't want to change my phone number, but it would be nice to be able to use my cell phone from home... [more inside]
How does one go about finding a reliable wireless company? My AT&T phone just died and I'm considering using this opportunity to find a cheaper plan. But I hear so many conflicting reviews. [more inside]
What kind of phone should we get our son for his 17th birthday? We'd like to get him something reasonably cool, while keeping it reasonably cheap. [more inside]
Recommendations for an AT&T cell phone like the LG Xenon only more reliable please. [more inside]
Another ditch-the-cell-phone-bill/Google Voice question: Google Voice made me give them my cell phone number (800-OLD-CELL) when I signed up, and then assigned me a new number (800-GGL-VOIC). However, I don't have calls forwarded from the Google Voice number to my actual cell phone - Instead, everything goes to voicemail. What happens if I cancel my old cell phone number? [more inside]
How should I combine my personal AT&T wireless account with someone who works for me (both with iPhones)? [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a good, simple AT&T Cell Phone that syncs with a Mac for my mother? [more inside]
Wireless provider says my phone has water damage--it never touched water/liquid. What to do next? [more inside]
Cellular reception is horrible in my area. I get at least 2 dropped calls during my commute to work, and every cellphone I've used is generally worthless indoors. What's the best way to pester my service provider into fixing this? [more inside]
So I dropped my iPhone and the screen shattered. Now what? What should I buy and how does it affect my ATT contract?
So I dropped my iPhone and the screen shattered. Now what? What should I buy and how does it affect my ATT contract? [more inside]
I'm an ATT Wireless customer and I just upgraded my phone (to Samsung Eternity). Everything works fine, except that people can't leave me voicemails. [more inside]
My cell phone has suddenly lost all reception despite being otherwise fully functional. Is there any way to restore it? [more inside]
Is an iPod Touch really a viable alternative to the iPhone? Details inside, of course. [more inside]
Outrageous cellphone bill, my fault entirely. Any recourse? [more inside]
Help me find a moderately cheap phone for use on AT&T. I'm taking my iPhone back. [more inside]
So I bought an iPhone for AT&T and it is aggravating. I need something else. What do you suggest? [more inside]
I've been looking at getting a new cell phone for a couple of months, but lollygagged around and now my old one is DEAD. Decision-making is not my forte, please help! [more inside]
My international cell phone provider (Airtel in India) insists that I can get uncharged toll-free calls while roaming in the US and Canada. It sounds too good to be true. Can you shed some light on this for me? [more inside]
Narrowed my phone choices down to: iPhone, Blackberry Bold, and Samsung Omnia. Which one should I get?
Narrowed my phone choices down to: iPhone, Blackberry Bold, and Samsung Omnia. Which one should I get? [more inside]
What type of phone should I buy next month and what carrier should I be on? I'm on a Verizon family plan right now with my parents and it expires around Thanksgiving. I have a free upgrade with Verizon, as well. [more inside]
How can I get a good deal on a replacement for my wife's busted Pantech C3b AT&T cell phone? [more inside]
does anyone have and use a SE k800 in the US on AT&t network. I need the settings to get on the internet I know its a triband and all that, umts wont work in America etc. But I've had a SE W800 for years and was able to get on the internet and that is triband also so what gives. So if you can get on the internet with your SE K800 and live in the US and use ATT please give me the settings or link to them thanks. and Also I live in the Philadelphia area so The phone works fine and once again can get on att with another triband phone.
It's come the time to buy a new cellphone. I have a RAZR V2 and it's falling apart. My Verizon contract is up in November. Should I re-up with Verizon and stay on my family plan or should I break off and/or go to another carrier? And what phone should I look into? All I know is that I do not want a huge fold out QWERTY keyboard like a 16-year-old girl with a Sidekick and probably do not want a Motorola. [more inside]
What's a good way to get a good deal from AT&T retention folks if I'm off-contract but planning to get an iPhone? [more inside]
What's the best wireless phone service for the NYC area? I'm as fed up with Verizon as the next guy, but my limited experience with an iPhone in Manhattan left me with dropped/missed calls and very intermittent access to maps, etc. (unless already cached). Putting aside fun features that usually work, and imagining your life depended on receiving or making a phone call, which network would you choose?* *Please speak from experience with a carrier and nevermind the silly games they play (e.g., crippling bluetooth, etc.); I simply need a service that doesn't miss or drop calls.
What is the best value QWERTY phone that one can buy used (unlocked or At&T/Cingular), and where from? EBay didn't yield any crazy deals.
Unlocked phone, but I want to "unbrand" it. How? [more inside]
What cell phone should I buy? I have AT&T. I had a Blackberry Pearl, and it just broke. I have not been that happy with it, so am considering getting a new phone. Text messaging is the feature I use most, aside from the actual phone. [more inside]
Need an inexpensive indestructible cellphone for my SO. Since the ol' luddite has converted to this "cellular phone" business he's managed to bang the ever-loving crap out of this phone. [more inside]
My mom needs a new phone and it's Christmas time. [more inside]
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