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    I have it on my cheap LG Fiesta 2s. I disabled...

    I have it on my cheap LG Fiesta 2s. I disabled it, as I can find and connect to available Wi-Fi as needed just fine without it. It had some level of annoying notification going on.
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    It certainly costs more for a phone to be dual...

    It certainly costs more for a phone to be dual band than single (you wouldn't think very much these days, but you know how charging for a nickel in circuitry improvement/change costs can be marked up...
  3. Keep in mind though (all of you) that Google...

    Keep in mind though (all of you) that Google doesn't recommend using personal GV for business accounts, probably because of the ever-present boogeyman of the "what if Google pulls the plug on the...
  4. The "shutdown" has been pushed out into 2020....

    The "shutdown" has been pushed out into 2020. Read around the forums a bit for details. Or someone who has the details top of mind can chime in. MVNOs are not being too specific about an absolute...
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    The "n" standard supports it (i.e. a router or...

    The "n" standard supports it (i.e. a router or access point may have it available at the "n" speed and connection levels), but a given device can be "n" and be single-banded, and both for...
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    It sounds like you've also got Hangouts...

    It sounds like you've also got Hangouts configured to horn in on things, at least on the one phone.

    Before GV started (itself) offering IP-based calling (from the phone), and you had the app...
  7. I just got the survey offer from Page Plus...

    I just got the survey offer from Page Plus Cellular (same deal). Undecided on whether I'm responding or not.
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    I believe that selection is for when you place...

    I believe that selection is for when you place calls from the device's own phone app.

    When you say, "the GV# shows on the incoming call", do you mean incoming to the recipient you called or...
  9. Checked this morning. Up to $110 now.

    Checked this morning. Up to $110 now.
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    I don't think I've been able to use anything but...

    I don't think I've been able to use anything but 10-digit dialing anywhere I've lived for the past 30 years, whether cellular, IP, or POTS landline. So I've been trained.
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    If you can confirm that phone is meant for use on...

    If you can confirm that phone is meant for use on the VZW network (by what its model number is; someone here can likely confirm), then most likely yes.

    By the way, that's not a 3G device, and you...
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    dk4, what you did (if I understand the whole...

    dk4, what you did (if I understand the whole story) is essentially a number port from your previous (underlying) carrier to a new (underlying) carrier: T-Mobile. Just because it appears to be an...
  13. How about using the "Recent Apps" button (or...

    How about using the "Recent Apps" button (or whatever it's called) at the bottom right of the screen to see and select the current phone call (whether it's through the GV app or the forwarded-by-GV...
  14. I just logged on to the PPC site for the first...

    I just logged on to the PPC site for the first time in a couple of months, and they've changed the page format a little bit. It asks for Email or Dealer Login; nothing about your established...
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    And the PPC PAYGO plans (formerly known as the...

    And the PPC PAYGO plans (formerly known as the "Standard Plan") are all the same cost per minute, and that is $0.06/min, regardless of refill denomination. 4G LTE phones are the norm now, with VZW,...
  16. Back when I first got that particular phone, once...

    Back when I first got that particular phone, once I learned of the "feature," I searched high and low for a solution to defeat it and couldn't find anything. Maybe something if you were able to root...
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    Consider the move wisely. We haven't heard if...

    Consider the move wisely.

    We haven't heard if you've got fixed/wired home internet service. Also, GV service over Wi-Fi through the GV or Hangouts app is not universally "perfect" for everyone...
  18. @rpz1: My experience with my first gen Moto E was...

    @rpz1: My experience with my first gen Moto E was that, to my surprise, it had this "safety feature" whereby its ringer for incoming calls had a delayed, graduated, or increasing volume pattern for...
  19. I was never aware of the plan switch availability...

    I was never aware of the plan switch availability to the $3 one from the website (never paid attention).

    I thought, based on reports here on HoFo, that for NEW lines of service wanting the $3/mo...
  20. Thread: GV over wifi

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    gmannix, I can't recall from your post history...

    gmannix, I can't recall from your post history here if you're typically a "data on" or a "data off" type of user when you're out and about. But along the lines of what hpham wrote, if you've got...
  21. Thread: GV over wifi

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    Are you talking about making VoIP calls bypassing...

    Are you talking about making VoIP calls bypassing your cell voice plan by using the GV app installed on your phone? If so, the answers provided will do.

    Otherwise, you don't even need a cell...
  22. This is what I'm seeing as of right now: ...

    This is what I'm seeing as of right now:

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    Last week, in the line where the date appears, was a different format that included what looked like a time indication. Looks like things are in...
  23. I always refill the day of (for the 14 years I've...

    I always refill the day of (for the 14 years I've had the line of service). I was just trying to determine if anything may have changed with the change in the website, such that some sort of "tricks"...
  24. Legacy PAYGO future refill time of day deadline

    Here's an obscure question:

    The my.t-mobile.com website used to report, on the day my refill was due, that it expired at xx/xx/xxxx at 9:00 p.m. I always, in years past, added my refill PIN...
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    I've got 18.3.85 on my Fiesta 2 with no perceived...

    I've got 18.3.85 on my Fiesta 2 with no perceived increase in battery drain. No idea how long since that version first installed. Wow, is that ever a large app (339 MB)!

    I've gotten the newer...
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