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My contract is not up until next June. I am having problems with my phone and want to know if there is anyway for a continued Verizon customer to get any type of rebates?

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Call or stop by Verizon. You will be eligible for equipment upgrades several months prior to your contract renewal date. You will have to renew your contract (usually 2 years) at the time you get new equipment. I have actually had better success going to a local "Verizon Authorized Retailer" than an actual Verizon store.

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But Moto X Mayhem 31st 2014 and a two year contract can I buy a verizon phone at Walmart and activate it at Verizon I have to keep the same phone number and have to keep the contract can't get

suggest you use a non contract service like freedom pop. or get yourself a version phone at wall-mart that is not on a contract. for about 50 dollars or less. look I was once under a contract for 2 years and I learn my lesson never again.

also you can FORWARD YOUR CALLS TO ANOTHER PHONE if you like. Their are so may ways to do this.

Also you might check out GOOGLE VOICE. It is free. You can forward your calls and Block calls too. Many features and it is free.

Also FREEDOM POP is a new service and I have been using it for nearly a year.

Why you should never sign another carrier contract
Walking into a Verizon store to buy a new phone may seem like a pretty normal thing to do here in the US, but in other countries that's not the case. An easy way to look at the carrier situation is with the example of roads and cars. When you buy a new car from a dealership they don't also get to decide what roads you can drive it on. You buy the car and decide to drive wherever you want.
US carriers sell you a phone that can only work on their network. They essentially lock the car down to certain roads. In many other countries you simply buy a phone and then decide what carrier to use with it. These are called "unlocked" phones. In the US it isn't as easy because carriers like Verizon and Sprint don't support many unlocked devices. Still, there is a way to take some control away from your carriers: buy phones without signing a contract. Here's why you should do it.

Freedom When you sign a contract from a carrier you are locking yourself to that network and device for 2 years (or however long the contract is). Up front that may not seem like a big deal, but down the road you may regret it. If you want to get a new phone or switch carriers there are pricey fees that you will have to pay. Several carriers have started promotions where they pay the ETF from your old carrier, but this is just another ploy to get you to sign their contract. Don't do it.
If you can buy an unlocked phone you get even more freedom. When you travel to another country you can easily swap in a different SIM card and be good to go. You'll also be able to switch to a new carrier here in the US whenever you would like, assuming they support SIM cards. Unlocked devices offer a new level of freedom and choice.
Cheaper Monthly Bill The biggest reason that signing contracts with phones has become so popular is the price of devices. Most people think that the average smartphone costs around $200. We know that this isn't true. The HTC One M8, for example, costs $600 off-contract. This is the real price of the device. Verizon takes $400 off the price if you sign a contract because they know they will make it back in the long run.
When you buy a subsidized phone you are paying for it every month. It may be cheaper up front, but in the long run you end up paying more. You can avoid this by simply buying the device at full price right from the start. The money you save every month will quickly add up to pay for the full cost of the device. Plus, some carriers even offer special plans for people who bring their own device.
More Control We already mentioned that you will have more control to switch phones or carriers by not signing a contract, but there is even more you can do. When you sign that contract you are like a lobster in a tank. They've already got you. By not signing a contract they will do a lot more to keep you as a customer. You will have more power in negotiating to get discounts and deals. Just call them up and tell them you're thinking about switching. You'd be surprised what they'll do to keep you.
The moral of the story is very clear. If you want control of your device and service don't sign a contract. Look at the big picture and don't let them hook you in with the cheap initial cost. They want your money more than anything. If the carrier situation in the US is every going to get better we have to stop giving them control. T-Mobile has done a pretty good job at shaking things up, but it's not enough. When you buy your next phone consider buying it off-contract. You'll thank me later.


I wish you the best of luck.

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Sim card not recognized


Some of the latest Verizon phones require a microSIM whereas the Droid Bionic requires a miniSIM. Please go to a Verizon corporate store where they can get you the appropriate size. It shouldn't cost you anything. Don't leave until they have it working.

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My phone is broke nd its veriozon and i switched it over to page plus is there any way i can get a new phone for free

No. Verizon will only "give" you a new phone if you sign a 2-year contract with them. If you want a cheap phone, start a new account with Verizon and sign a 2-year contract. Or you can buy a used phone cheap on eBay or Craigslist and stick with Page Plus.

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My first problem: I have a Verizon Samsung Alias 2, which is having problems. Solution to first problem: I bought a new non-contract Verizon Palm Pixi Plus to replace the Alias 2. Second problem:...

No, you cannot unlock the Palm Pixi Plus and put it on a plan that is not compatible with a smartphone. If you want to continue to use Verizon service, you will have to purchase a phone that is compatible with your current plan, or change to a different plan that will work with your Pixi Plus.

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Where can i get free minutes for my verizon phone without paying?

Verizon wireless charges for every minute. There is a new service that is using verizon wireless's network they charge only 39.99 for unlimited texting and minutes NO contract required. monthly service fee has to be paid in advance per no contract Also verizon customer who are not under contract with verizon or has no had their phones blacklisted for non payment,lost or stolen handset would be able to activate with this new company. Phone will work the same wasy it works with vzw. The plan is desinged to compete with boost mobile who offers 49.99 for unlimited min and text.

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I have had my Envy2 phone for about 3 months,

this is a common problem with all of the lg phones it seems. i contacted verizon about it and they gave me a new phone, worked for 2 weeks then started shutting off again. the only thing to do about this is to complain until they give you a choice of a different model or just dont buy lg next time...

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Had 3 of this vx8350 from verizon break on the same right hinge.

I have the same issue and am considering cancelling my Verizon service because they won't replace it without paying $50.

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Env touch problems

Sounds like the software in the phone is corrupt. Take to a Verizon Wireless repair center and see if you can have it reflashed. Call ahead of time or visit to ensure that they can repair the phone.
You might also see if you're eligible for a new phone with a two year contract. That phone is an older model and it might be time for your upgrade.

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My phone just blinks vcast now

I work for verizon-take your phone to a verizon store, have them swap it out for a new one. If your phone is under warranty you should be able to swap it out for a new one. If you are in contract the WARRANTY IS GOOD FOR THE LIFE OF THE CONTRACT. Call our Customer care line, don't go back to the store.

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