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  1. After reading around a bit, I'm convinced he...

    After reading around a bit, I'm convinced he needs to update his PRL, so I looked it up on Sprint's website for his phone model. Pretty simple. Now if he can only get my message with the link to that...
  2. Sprint roaming on VZW in Maine having problems

    First ever thread or post in the Sprint sub-forum! This is for a friend (really).

    I have a friend who's used Sprint for many years, who ended up moving to the Bremen, ME area (04551).

    From what...
  3. It's probably mentioned in another thread (by...

    It's probably mentioned in another thread (by Yeswap I believe), but Dollar General will be offering the Total Wireless version of the J7 (assuming the Crown) for $30 on BF weekend. Can be used on...
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    Was just at my nearest local Walmart, and...

    Was just at my nearest local Walmart, and confirmed again the existence of the Walmartwifi_2.4 named network, the only one my LG Fiesta 2 can see (no 5 GHz capability). The network was immediately...
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    Wow! $30 for a Samsung J7 (assuming a J7 Crown;...

    Wow! $30 for a Samsung J7 (assuming a J7 Crown; wasn't there another earlier version?). Even better than the $45 Target is asking for it. Might make me a Samsung user yet.

    Thanks for the tips!
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    Sticky: Did my routine PPC Standard Plan refill of two...

    Did my routine PPC Standard Plan refill of two lines from Megasaver just now. Same as Post #65 above.

    Strangely, in the week's run-up to this date, I get notification texts from PPC to both...
  7. Speaking of Safelink and the LifeLine program: ...

    Speaking of Safelink and the LifeLine program: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/investigations/2019/11/05/under-trump-millions-poor-lose-cellphone-service/2482112001/

    Some here will...
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    So, it's a fax line number that, once ported to...

    So, it's a fax line number that, once ported to wherever you want it, will continue to be rung up by fax machines?

    Will that type of signalling pass through GV? In all the time I've been on here...
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    Big thing around here (probably nationally) when...

    Big thing around here (probably nationally) when you've got the dough and the perceived need (and a sense of self-importance) is a whole house standby generator installation from companies like...
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    WheelieBoot, you should someday find someone to...

    WheelieBoot, you should someday find someone to tell you all about Straight Talk around 2012 when the Nokia E71 was first offered by them, which started a huge run on that device model (from Straight...
  11. I used a refill PIN obtained from...

    I used a refill PIN obtained from callingmart.com, so I did not encounter attempting to purchase directly from T-Mo.
  12. You didn't exactly waste your money. At the end...

    You didn't exactly waste your money. At the end of the 120 day hitch, when it's time to refill (good to do the day before the listed date), your unused balance will be carried forward. So don't...
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    Just caught a similar article on ZDNet.com: ...

    Just caught a similar article on ZDNet.com: https://www.zdnet.com/article/goodbye-sms-texting-hello-rcs/
  14. Going back to at least the mid-2000s (when I got...

    Going back to at least the mid-2000s (when I got into the game - that would be around 2005 and forward), practically the ONLY MVNO prepaid by-the-minute type service that stacked service days was...
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    I was just in my local Walmart and checked out...

    I was just in my local Walmart and checked out the network.

    My Fiesta 2 has single band 2.4 MHz capability, and I detected and selected the SSID "walmart_2.4," and it worked fine.
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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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  22. 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...
  24. 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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