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posted: Sep. 6, 2008 @ 11:06p
99% of cell activation fees can be waived by a 5 minute call to customer service. Just a FYI.
posted: Sep. 6, 2008 @ 11:31p
but, If getting service thru Amazon or Wirefly, it is difficult to get the activation fee waived
posted: Sep. 7, 2008 @ 5:20a
I had no idea anyone still paid an activation fee, man that's straight out of the time of Motorola 8000's and big hair... If they want me as a customer they can put my phones information in their database AND THANK ME FOR CHOOSING THEM..
posted: Sep. 7, 2008 @ 2:41p
please, provide step by step how to avoid those fee when ordering from Amazon.com? I ordered 3 lines with family plan and it will save me over $60. yes, I have pre paid sims for gophone.
posted: Sep. 7, 2008 @ 6:55p
y don't you share your wisdom..as to how??
xarien said: 99% of cell activation fees can be waived by a 5 minute call to customer service. Just a FYI.
posted: Sep. 7, 2008 @ 7:46p
mikek753 said: please, provide step by step how to avoid those fee when ordering from Amazon.com? I ordered 3 lines with family plan and it will save me over $60. yes, I have pre paid sims for gophone.
The poster put it all there for you ...
onlyjayaram said: I found that there is no Activation fee if the old number is ported.
Here is the deal: If you do not have a cell phone number, get a prepaid sim card(less than 10$), activate it and then when you sign up for new service ask for porting.
You cannot port a number away from a carrier if your account is past due ... you are assumed to be a customer in good standing and your business is valued if your current carrier will release your number to a new carrier ... using a prepaid sim is a quick and dirty way to get past the new carriers test to see if they'll grant you the waived fee...
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