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  1. #201
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    Quote Originally Posted by jasonfyc View Post
    ALRIGHT SWAMI!!!
    When I renew my contract, my bill is under $100.00. After, it is always well over $200.00. and I spend the next two years gettin' it back down under $100.00. :banghead:
    Im at $175.00 now. 700 mins. family share,3 phones(mine storm), mine data, others text.


    HOW DO I SPEED UP MY PROCESS?:cool2:
    your bill should be at exactly $140 before taxes and other govt fees. $110 for a family share 700 min select play plus $30 data plan for your berry unless you signed up for bes server berry which is $45. Do you have insurance? its 7.99 for bbs and any phone that has an html based web browser. What is sales tax in your location? You may be paying for exactly what you signed up for. IF you go to Cell Phones,Prepaid Cell Phones,Cell Phone Plans - Verizon Wireless and check your online account you can click on view my bill and see a full pdf that explains your bill. when you look at your bill check for 1. equipment charges (things you billed to your acct when you upgraded), and 2. there is a place that shows data and voice charges.
    If either shows then you have voice overage or data overage i.e. downloads, 411 calls, etc.

    Hope this helps



  2. #202
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    Quote Originally Posted by cveklund View Post
    When does the buy one, get one blackberry offer end?

    Thanks,
    Chris
    I know this is from a very old post but the bogo offer is back and now ends mid oct. there was a previous sale that ended in june but they are rerunning it and i actually think its nation wide. You have the option of purchasing any bb and getting another for free. Or you have the option of getting any other device of equal or lesser value for free after mail in rebate. the best deal though is if you get a bb tour you can get a netbook completely free. pm me if you are have any questions on pricing etc. I can help you pick something out or I can at least point anyone in the right direction.
    Last edited by htessmer04; 09-13-2009 at 04:42 AM.

  3. #203
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beta360x
    Is tetherberry legal to use according to Verizon's contract, is tetherberry good, is there any way to upgrade to a new phone before your contract is up but without having to pay like 700$ for a new phone, and is there any way to just open up another 10$ a month #, switch your number with that number so that you have the upgrade and are able to get a new phone early?

    Sorry for asking a lot of questions. mfg:
    Wow full of questions tonight... :lmao: alright I think I can cover this for Nepperz! Tetherberry: it would be a no no with VZW... There is a way to use it without getting extra fees tact on. You have to ramp up your use over an extended period of time and not exceed 5gbs... What they day is unlimited isn't really unlimited!
    Upgrade: you could add another line for 10 bucks like you said, but just tell them what your doing, and they'll put your # on the new phone. So you won't have to change #'s. You can do the contract as a 1yr and pay it all up front... So it would be 120 (for a one year contract but you could do a 2 year if you wanted) + the start up fee and the promo price of the phone. That would be if you paid it all up front. Or you could extend it out over the 1 or 2 year contract if you would rather make payments. For specific #'s, you can ask Nepperz in the morning. I hope this helps and ask away if you have anymore...



  4. #204
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geeanywhere View Post
    You only had it for one year and they are giving you ok on getting a new phone?? wow...
    If you have a ne2 credit of $100 you would want to consider possibly doing a bogo (buy one get one) option. you could get the tour for $50 after rebate and get either a netbook or another tour for free. I understand though if you dont need another bb you might consider any phone under $150. even though you are getting the tour for $50 you still have the option of any phone under $150. Its an awesome promo in your situation. You are very lucky. I can break it down better after seeing your account. pm me for my work number if you have questions about sales options.

  5. #205
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    Quote Originally Posted by htessmer04
    Quote Originally Posted by jasonfyc View Post
    ALRIGHT SWAMI!!!
    When I renew my contract, my bill is under $100.00. After, it is always well over $200.00. and I spend the next two years gettin' it back down under $100.00. :banghead:
    Im at $175.00 now. 700 mins. family share,3 phones(mine storm), mine data, others text.


    HOW DO I SPEED UP MY PROCESS?:cool2:
    your bill should be at exactly $140 before taxes and other govt fees. $110 for a family share 700 min select play plus $30 data plan for your berry unless you signed up for bes server berry which is $45. Do you have insurance? its 7.99 for bbs and any phone that has an html based web browser. What is sales tax in your location? You may be paying for exactly what you signed up for. IF you go to Cell Phones,Prepaid Cell Phones,Cell Phone Plans - Verizon Wireless and check your online account you can click on view my bill and see a full pdf that explains your bill. when you look at your bill check for 1. equipment charges (things you billed to your acct when you upgraded), and 2. there is a place that shows data and voice charges.
    If either shows then you have voice overage or data overage i.e. downloads, 411 calls, etc.

    Hope this helps
    Welcome to BBOS htessmer04! Thank you for jumping on these questions, but I would like to point out that these are at the beginning of the thread and substantially old. This is :haha: actually my post about 5 months ago... I have since changed and added a BB to my bill. The dates are at the top of the posts. As I said before, welcome and thank you for jumping in and answering questions... :fing02:



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    Quote Originally Posted by FISH4RUDY View Post
    Hey jnepsa, Have you ever heard of a vzw list called 5 star? I read on another site that vzw has added the tour and palm pre to this 5star interest list. so that people can be called prior to vzw releasing these phones. Just wandered if you know about this list. I am not asking about any release dates, rumor phones etc..... Only the validity of said list.

    Thanks, again for your help.
    To be a little more informational on the whole "5 star" thing; what "5 star" is. "5 star" allows us in the vzw sales dept to comb accounts for things like: text, mb usage, and downloads to help us find customers who go over on their plans. It helps the sales side because we get paid commission and it helps the customers because we are only calling you if you have overages. now occasionally we will get "5 star" campaigns for customers who are out of contract and may be interested in a certain "device" i.e. storm2/pre/touch pro2 based on what device and what features you are using currently. So in short if you have a bb and are coming upon an upgrade or early upgrade you may be in a sales person's "5 star" campaign call list.

    Hope this was informational and helpful to you

  7. #207
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    Quote Originally Posted by jnepsa View Post
    this is the kinda stuff I want to stop, I will not name the site I pulled this from

    Hey,
    So i am looking for some advice from maybe a rep or someone experienced. I am from Canada but work out in the US 5 days a week, my company gives a blackberry with data but since i'm here so much i thought i would get a Verizon phone just so i don't have to worry about roaming charges. I bought a Pearl off of craigslist just because i like texting on that and because i don't want to carry two chargers around and when i went into the Verizon store they said i need to activate a data plan in order to use the Pearl.
    I was told something diff. when i called before i purchased the Pearl so i'm stuck with a phone i can't use; any advice on this? Has anyone gone through this before?
    Thanks a lot everyone


    very first response he gets

    call up a verizon rep and have them put a data block on your phone......
    You can receive sms/ txt's but not mms picture messages.

    :261::nutkick:at:
    Well if any canadians are having this issue I'll give an answer anyway, lol.
    You can create what is called a nationwide plus canada calling plan that would allow you to call in either country. the benefit is it is still very competitive to canada's calling plans plus the commitment is only 2 years with a lot lower etf. idk if anyone here is familiar with canada's rates but they are fairly pricey with very high cancellation fees. the downside is that if you want a berry you are looking at a $65 per month for international data (or you can go pay/use + $30 local, but its not worth it because international pay/use is way expensive). If you want a good texting phone though you could get a Samsung Integrity for free if you talk to the right person, yours truely. lol. The canada plans arent bad though and if you are considering using vzw for a couple years its worth the contract.

    Great find jnepsa!! I too hate to see wrong info spewed from the mouths of the ignorant.
    Last edited by htessmer04; 09-13-2009 at 04:38 AM.

  8. #208
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    Quote Originally Posted by catstide View Post
    thanks for not being mad....by the way...i'm not a saint either :laugh2:
    i would suggest that you take out the insurance on your storm. that way if it gets damaged you can get a replacement($50 deductible) in a day or so. also when you take out the insurance it doubles your warranty to two years, so if it messes up within the two years verizon will replace it.
    Just in case you dont already have insurance and for anyone else out there that doesnt and wants it, you can currently add insurance to any line whether you just bought the phone or bought it a year ago. Asurion has a promo right now that allows anyone with verizon to add insurance to an existing account until the end of oct. so say you broke your phone today and dont have insurance, you can add insurance now and claim it in 3 days. typically you have to add insurance within the first 15 days of purchasing the device and you can't make a claim for 30 days. So Jump on it people if you need insurance.

    Any questions or need help with this pm me

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