Issue#241: Android - AT&T Brings Back Unlimited Data Plans (with a Huge Catch)


  • During a time when most carriers are moving away from and eliminating their old unlimited data plans, AT&T is backtracking a bit. They just announced they are bringing back an unlimited 4G LTE data plan. There is a giant catch, however. You just knew their had to be, right?

    The catch is, in order to get the unlimited data plan (which also includes unlimited voice and texting), you also have to...

    AT&T Brings Back Unlimited Data Plans (with a Huge Catch)

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    ​ AT&T recently brought back a version of their unlimited wireless data plans for smartphones. Because of this, there was some industry speculation that Verizon might consider doing the same thing to remain competitive with their large rival. Of course, most of our members know better; Verizon has always hated unlimited data, and it is unlikely to ever come back. Just in case that wasn't clear,... Verizon Confirms the Obvious: No Plans to Bring Back Unlimited Data

  • Issue#274561: Android - Having Data problems, It just Stops working... and nothing brings it back.

    I have a LG G2 Verizon Factory Unlocked VS980.... For service I have Straight Talk on a Verizon CDMA BYOD sim. It worked great stock. I never had a problem at all. 4G LTE all night and day, as soon as i put the sim in for the first time and turned it on the first time. Well i then used iroot,... Having Data problems, It just Stops working... and nothing brings it back.

  • Issue#320970: Android - T-Mobile Shares Their Intention to Eliminate Unlimited Data Plans Eventually

    ​ Apparently, T-Mobile has plans to get rid of their unlimited data plans in the not-too-distant future. During a recent investor's call,T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter, said the following, "In regards to our unlimited promotion, it is a promotion, it’s very short time. We pivoted away from using unlimited as our primary promotion mechanism in the prior year and part of what we did with... T-Mobile Shares Their Intention to Eliminate Unlimited Data Plans Eventually

  • Issue#1191336: Android - Do Sprint's current unlimited data plans still have throttling?

    Do Sprint's current unlimited data plans still have throttling after a high data usage threshold is reached? A few years back they started offering "unlimited" plans again, but with a huge clause in the fine print. I have a really old plan, that I believe is unlimited unlimited, with I believe,... Do Sprint's current unlimited data plans still have throttling?

  • Issue#259: Android - Do you hope Samsung brings back the microSD slot for the Galaxy S7?

    The biggest complaint we heard regarding the Samsung Galaxy S6 (and its variants) was that Samsung got rid of their microSD slot. If they bring it back with the Galaxy S7 will you consider it?

  • Issue#11481: Android - Issue/problem with MetroPCS music unlimited

    Hi Androidforums, is anyone else experiencing an issue with music unlimited, whenever they use up their data high speed data, music services such as spotify and iheartradio seem to stall as well? I am currently on the $40 dollar plan, and have a phone that I used prior with T-Mobile. T-Mobiles... Issue/problem with MetroPCS music unlimited

  • Issue#17445: Android - Unlocking... Does imei or meid lead back to Data Done Right?

    Virgin says Data Done Right version of Volt cannot be unlocked, but i told they i have a regulr Volt and all they wanted was a MEID or IMEI number and they can unlock it no questions asked. My question is, by that number can they tell if it is origionally a DDR phone? Because I can use the... Unlocking... Does imei or meid lead back to Data Done Right?

  • Issue#29606: Android - Looking to take over someones Verizon Unlimited data plan!

    I am very interested in doing a transfer of liability with someone who has a verizon plan with unlimited data. Drop me a PM if interested. Thanks so much!!

  • Issue#63134: Android - Verizon Prepaid Plans Get Increased Data at No Extra Cost

    ​ It looks like Verizon just added some extra value to some of their prepaid plans. They increased the base data rates without increasing the costs at all. Here's a quote with the details, "When you sign up for a prepaid plan and activate a smartphone, you’ll get 2 gigabytes of data for $45 or 5 gigabytes of data for $60. If you enroll in Auto Pay, you’ll receive another extra gig for a total... Verizon Prepaid Plans Get Increased Data at No Extra Cost

  • Issue#65085: Android - Screen broken, cant back up data, NEED HELP PLEASE

    My LG Optimus G has a broken screen, and it is one of the screen that the touch is the glass of the screen not under the screen so when the glass is broken the touch screen is rendered completely unusable. I need to back up some of my data that is on the device (at least the pictures, and... Screen broken, cant back up data, NEED HELP PLEASE

  • Issue#91754: Webroot - Android's inventor has creepy plans to suck up data from your dashcam

    Graham Cluley | February 9, 2016   So, what kind of "smart" devices is Andy Rubin thinking of? Well, Wired pressed him in an interview to provide some clues: ...he says he is in fact working on a dashcam, which he plans to give away in exchange for its data - potentially allowing Playground to build a real-time visual map of the world. Hear that noise? It's the sound of screeching brakes. . . . . Potential privacy issues? **bleep** right there are privacy issues. How could there not be serious concerns if dashcams that shared everything they see, their location, and the data they collate, with big business?   Just because something can be done, and might have some arguable benefits, doesn't mean it should be done.   Full Article

  • Issue#103395: Sprint makes its unlimited LTE data plans more affordable for families

    Sprint has announced some affordable plans for those who are seeking unlimited data. From February 12, for a limited time only, customers will be able to get unlimited call time, SMS and high-speed data for $37.50 per line (when selecting two or more), saving a family of four up to $360 each year. Full story from the iMore Blog...

  • Issue#104188: Giffgaff - what do I do to get my unlimited data back?

    It says I have use the unlimited data to much, what can I do to get my unlimited data back?

  • Issue#134523: Android - buying an unlimited/no throttle hotspot/data plan. chime in!

    Im looking for an unlimited data/hotspot plan. No overages. No throttle. I know that currently no big name carriers offer them however i have seen them offered on eBay. I'm sure some are a scam but i hear some are legit. How do i go about differentiating between a legit offer and one that... buying an unlimited/no throttle hotspot/data plan. chime in!

  • Issue#200636: Android - Sprint Brings Back Two-Year Contracts

    ​ In August Sprint followed T-Mobile's lead by announcing they were getting rid of contracts. They only finalized it in January of this year. Despite that, the Now Network has already brought them back from the dead. Apparently, Sprint's rationale for this backwards step was simply listening to what their customers wanted. Here's a quote, "We listened to our customers and are giving them more... Sprint Brings Back Two-Year Contracts

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    In August Sprint followed T-Mobile's lead by announcing they were getting rid of contracts. They only finalized it in January of this year. Despite that, the Now Network has already brought them back from the dead. Apparently, Sprint's rationale for this backwards step was simply listening to what their customers wanted. Here's a quote,

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    I decided to sell mine - wondering what people think the going rate is - and the best way to transact a sale? Ebay? Thank, -Shaown

  • Issue#232234: Android - Keeping Verizon's unlimited data and upgrading to Galaxy S7 Edge?

    I am one of those who were grandfathered in with the unlimited data plan at Verizon. When I upgraded from Galaxy S3 to my current Galaxy S5, I was able to simply switch the sim card and continue with my existing plan without any change. However, with Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, this will not be... Keeping Verizon's unlimited data and upgrading to Galaxy S7 Edge?

  • Issue#248541: [PETITION AGAINST THIS STEPBACK PPL] MyRepublic signals intent to revive unlimited mobile data plans

    The fourth-telco aspirant unveils its mobile plans, including an unlimited data plan at S$80 per month. SINGAPORE: Fibre broadband provider MyRepublic, which has stated its intent to be the nationÂ’s fourth telco, unveiled two mobile data plans for consumers on Wednesday (Mar 9). The company said consumers will have to pay S$80 per month for the unlimited data plan, while there is also the option of 2GB for S$8 monthly. As for current fibre customers, MyRepublic announced they will get 20 per cent off their monthly subscription if they sign up with the company between Oct 1, 2015, and Sep 30 this year. It had earlier announced that existing customers will get 12 months of unlimited data plans for free. Consumers can indicate their interest on its website from Wednesday, the Internet service provider added. Asked if the sign-up exercise is premature, considering it had yet to garner the requisite spectrum licenses to provide mobile services, a MyRepublic spokesperson said the s

  • Issue#248545: MyRepublic Mobile plans - 2GB plan S$8 | $80 Unlimited Data

    http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/...t/2586454.html https://my4thtelco.sg/ Quote: SINGAPORE: Fibre broadband provider MyRepublic, which has stated its intent to be the nationÂ’s fourth telco, unveiled two mobile data plans for consumers on Wednesday (Mar 9). The company said consumers will have to pay S$80 per month for the unlimited data plan, while there is also the option of 2GB for S$8 monthly. As for current fibre customers, MyRepublic announced they will get 20 per cent off their monthly subscription if they sign up with the company between Oct 1, 2015, and Sep 30 this year. It had earlier announced that existing customers will get 12 months of unlimited data plans for free. Consumers can indicate their interest on its website from Wednesday, the Internet service provider added. Asked if the sign-up exercise is premature, considering it had yet to garner the requisite spectrum licenses to provide mobile services, a MyRepublic spokesperson said the s

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    Since the Droid Turbo 2 I've been getting text from Verizon saying I qualify to upgrade my device on a payment plan. When I tried to do so all went well until the website was trying to force me to pick a data plan. Contacted customer service and was told I have to wait until after Nov. 15th. Tried yesterday and got the same result. Contacted customer service by phone and they said they'd help me with the order. I was then told there was a problem with their system and they couldn't place... Can I really keep Unlimited Data?

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    Does anyone know which Mifi device will work on the three UK network undetected? Three currently have a tether block if the device is not used in a phone so I need to bypass this somehow? If anyone knows how to bypass this tether block, please let me know.

  • Issue#267219: Verizon raising grandfathered unlimited data plans by $20

    Well this sucks: http://www.theverge.com/2015/10/8/9478093/verizon-increasing-unlimited-data-price Apparently the $20 monthly increase takes effect when your contract runs out. I (and I suspect a number of users reading this) are still under contract for about another year, due to the Apple website bug that allowed you to open a new Verizon 2 year contract with a UDP. (remember how crazy that was?) Anyway...I'm curious to hear what people are going to do. Less than 1% of... Verizon raising grandfathered unlimited data plans by $20

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    Okay so my phone won't start up. Like it won't go beyond the company logo. I had this problem before too but I somehow got it to work. When I did get it to work, I thought I'd back up my stuff but there was no file manager? Then all the apps in my phone storage stopped working so I had no other... PLEASE PLEASE HELP! PHONE STUCK ON LOGO & USER DATA BACK UP(RECOVERY MODE)

  • Issue#296459: Android - Grow Data Plans

    Anyone on the $35 & $45 Grow Data plans, has anyone receive the extra 500MB of data yet?

  • Issue#370461: Android - T-Mobile Will Soon Unveil Data & Text Only Plans [Rumor]

    ​ Here's the crazy idea from T-Mobile that you didn't know you needed! According to the above leaked internal training doc, T-Mo is supposedly getting ready to roll out a brand new set of data only (plus texting) plans. Yep! You read that right... these plans will not include any voice minutes at all. These data only plans will simply include buckets of data and unlimited texting. You... T-Mobile Will Soon Unveil Data & Text Only Plans [Rumor]

  • Issue#384606: Android - AT&T raising grandfathered unlimited data price

    Starting in February 2016 the grandfathered unlimited data price at AT&T will increase from $30 to $35 per month. http://bgr.com/2015/11/30/att-unlimited-data-plan-price-increase/

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    I recently updated my k3 note to Android 6 but now whenever I power on my phone after power off my mobile data turns on...pls. tell soln as early as possible.

  • Issue#429410: Giffgaff - Unlimited data plans

    Hi I made this account to stay in touch with my daughter who had to move away, unfortunately this is the only Internet access she has and for some reason I cannot purchase unlimited bundles anymore, her phone gets used in the morning before school the on an evening, all other plans just dissappear in a day or two. What can I do