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  1. G1bbyson's Avatar
    So I purchased a new Lumia 920 yesterday from AT&T. I switched over my go phone account to it but they failed to inform me that seeing as it is a smart phone I would not be able to use the data on it.... And now they refuse to give me any good advice on what I should do to get this fixed. I would have originally gotten a 2-year contract with it but I don't have any credit to speak of so in order to do that they wanted me to drop $500 dollars on it, and I would have been paying roughly $80 a month to use it. So I said screw it and bought it at retail price and decided to use my go phone plan on it and that is where they screwed me over by not informing me of it not being able to use data. So now I'm in a pickle and don't know what to do or where to turn because to put it on a contract plan it will cost me the $500 down payment, and I don't want to give them another large amount of my money after they did this to me. Any suggestions?? Anything would be helpful at this point.
    02-28-2013 02:12 PM
  2. karmamule's Avatar
    Have you looked at StraightTalk yet? Perhaps their monthly plans will be more affordable. If not and it's unlocked and you're willing to do a bit of work, you might be able to get it running on t-mobile who has a great $30/month plan (unlimited data (throttled after 5gb/month), unlimited text, 110 minutes talk per month) if you have decent t-mo reception around there
    02-28-2013 02:21 PM
  3. pezman726's Avatar
    um...why not go with this go phone plan? at&t offers data with gophone
    $65 Smartphone Monthly Plan with Data cell phone plans from AT&T

    I don't think you can go to tmo or get straight talk because the phone is locked to at&t, and I've not heard it's easy to get it unlocked.
    02-28-2013 02:43 PM
  4. Squatting Hen's Avatar
    Best and easiest would be to go to straight talk. They have ATT Micro Sims that you order $15 i think. The phone does not have to be unlocked. You get it, put it in, activate it and you are good. You will probalby have to edit the apn settings but you should be good to go. $50 a month with tax or so. You have the same coverage as ATT, as you are using their network, just not paying as much.

    ***Edit*** Out of stock online. http://www.androidpolice.com/2013/02...ne-dont-panic/
    02-28-2013 02:48 PM
  5. rimlover's Avatar
    um...why not go with this go phone plan? at&t offers data with gophone
    $65 Smartphone Monthly Plan with Data cell phone plans from AT&T

    I don't think you can go to tmo or get straight talk because the phone is locked to at&t, and I've not heard it's easy to get it unlocked.
    AT&T store told me there is no data on WP platform currently. i was thinking the same thing.
    02-28-2013 03:04 PM
  6. Alex Rodriguez's Avatar
    So I purchased a new Lumia 920 yesterday from AT&T. I switched over my go phone account to it but they failed to inform me that seeing as it is a smart phone I would not be able to use the data on it.... And now they refuse to give me any good advice on what I should do to get this fixed. I would have originally gotten a 2-year contract with it but I don't have any credit to speak of so in order to do that they wanted me to drop $500 dollars on it, and I would have been paying roughly $80 a month to use it. So I said screw it and bought it at retail price and decided to use my go phone plan on it and that is where they screwed me over by not informing me of it not being able to use data. So now I'm in a pickle and don't know what to do or where to turn because to put it on a contract plan it will cost me the $500 down payment, and I don't want to give them another large amount of my money after they did this to me. Any suggestions?? Anything would be helpful at this point.
    You can use your phone with:
    Straight Talk($45 monthly) -Straight talk offer everything unlimited but they cap you at 2gb,
    H20 wireless($60 monthly)-Same as Straight Talk
    Net10($50 monthly).- Unlimited talk and text,1.5 gb data starting on March (they use to be Unlimited, Now you can do whatever you want with your 1.5 gb of Data)
    Personally i use my 920 with Net10 .Most of them say Unlimited but they cap you so is not "true unlimited". Also make sure sure to read the terms and conditions because they don't allow streaming(Pandora, You tube , video calling etc, Only Net10 let you now). Make sure that no matter which company you choose to buy the micro SIM for an AT&T phone

    Straight Talk- Welcome | Straight Talk

    H20 Wireless- https://www.h2owirelessnow.com/pageC...php?page=index

    Net10- NET10 Wireless



    Unless your phone is unlocked you can NOT use it with T-mobile, that's why i didn't bother to put the information of each provider with T-mobile but some of them have SIM cards that use T-mobile Network. Also that's why i told you to make sure to buy the micro SIM Card that works for with an AT&T phone. I don't know either if like Net10, Straight Talk is going to be affected with the new Data changes that are going to affect Net10 starting on March(1.5 gb Data ) since they both belong to the same mother company which is Tracfone
    Last edited by Alex Rodriguez; 02-28-2013 at 03:50 PM.
    02-28-2013 03:40 PM
  7. Alex Rodriguez's Avatar
    Best and easiest would be to go to straight talk. They have ATT Micro Sims that you order $15 i think. The phone does not have to be unlocked. You get it, put it in, activate it and you are good. You will probalby have to edit the apn settings but you should be good to go. $50 a month with tax or so. You have the same coverage as ATT, as you are using their network, just not paying as much.

    ***Edit*** Out of stock online. PSA: Straight Talk And Net10 Sold Out Of AT&T SIM Cards Online – Don't Panic
    You can get Straight Talk Sims at Walmart and Net10 Sims almost everywhere
    and Net10 refill cards at Familly Dollar stores, Duane Reade, Target, Cell phones stores, Rite Aid, etc
    02-28-2013 03:51 PM
  8. Iron Eagle's Avatar
    Straight Talk and Net10 don't sell at&t sims anymore on their website recently. You have to find them somewhere else.

    I used to work at RadioShack and I know they sell Net10 sim card packages that do have an at&t variant of their sim cards for just 9.99.

    Or you can can go on ebay and buy a straight talk sim for at&t service for around $50
    02-28-2013 11:42 PM
  9. G1bbyson's Avatar
    I actually am waiting on an unlock code for my phone, I looked for straight talk at&t Sims and since they aren't being made anymore are ridiculously expensive. So like I said I'm waiting on an unlock code and have trimmed up a straight talk T-Mobile sim so it would fit into my phone and am just going to go with them. I've heard that there aren't really issues with the data and mms if you do that. Unless you guys have heard differently?
    03-01-2013 03:16 PM
  10. Squatting Hen's Avatar
    I actually am waiting on an unlock code for my phone, I looked for straight talk at&t Sims and since they aren't being made anymore are ridiculously expensive. So like I said I'm waiting on an unlock code and have trimmed up a straight talk T-Mobile sim so it would fit into my phone and am just going to go with them. I've heard that there aren't really issues with the data and mms if you do that. Unless you guys have heard differently?
    I used Straight Talk for a while with my Titan II and I didn't have any issues. Worked great. They still sell Straight Talk ATT Sim cards. You can find them in the store, they are just out of stock online.

    ATT > TMobile IMO
    03-01-2013 03:37 PM
  11. G1bbyson's Avatar
    Yeah, and I just have no idea when they will be back in stock. I just hope using a trimmed T-Mobile sim on an unlocked 920 won't screw anything up in that process.
    03-01-2013 03:46 PM
  12. jason8957's Avatar
    Don't you get 14 days to change your mind and get your money back?
    03-01-2013 03:46 PM
  13. G1bbyson's Avatar
    If so I haven't been told about it. And even with all the problems I have grown attached to my new toy and don't want to give it up.
    03-01-2013 03:54 PM
  14. Huime's Avatar
    The minimum plan is a $60 plan with something like 350 no share minutes, no text and 200mb data.
    And screw the resellers and ATT retail store. They are commission based so they will trick you to take the most expensive option. there is also a $70+ plan with data but they will not tell you until you can point it out. Do not need to be kind to them when they are for nonsense requirement. ATT retailers are the most untrained, cheating sell(wo)men I have seen in the entire mobile business.
    03-01-2013 08:04 PM
  15. paulxxwall's Avatar
    Att Is kinda expensive but I'm also comin from metro pcs att service is soo good my lte is everywhere I go plus seems like were ever iam at there's WiFi so maybe look in to att service in your area especially lte 4g
    03-01-2013 08:37 PM
  16. paulxxwall's Avatar
    My att lte speed is almost 10 mgb
    That's why I have att plus got my Lumia 920 super cheap by salesman mistake . Rang up my bill and charge wrong amount (undercharged me by alot) and att never charge me the difference plus shipped me free wireless charging pad free!!!!! That's why I'm with att....
    03-01-2013 08:43 PM

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