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Smartphone Gift? Don't Buy Online!

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Greg Urban

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June 19, 2017

The moral of the smartphone gifting story is: Buy anywhere EXCEPT online! A store (annoying and you'll get sold to), customer service, anywhere but your carrier portal.

Need to change the shipping address for the phone you just bought?

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Greg Urban

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June 19, 2017

Your new smartphone shipped to the wrong address, here is how to fix that.

What to Expect with T-Mobile Promotions

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December 18, 2016

T-Mobile has some really great offers, but they all come with a bit of bill navigation. T-Mobile’s latest promotion is free access to DirecTV and DirecTV NOW apps, when you activate at least 2 lines and port over a line from AT&T.

I Found Savings and a Great Plan – Now What?

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Admin

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November 11, 2016

Wireless Butler analyzed your bill and found savings with your current carrier, or an even better deal with a new carrier–so now what?

New T-Mobile plan? Examine your bill!

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September 20, 2016

T-Mobile recently rolled out new “unlimited” plans that are designed to simplify wireless plan shopping and remove many of the pain points that customers experience.

Sprint and T-Mobile Address Limits on Unlimited Plans with More Plans

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September 14, 2016

Just days after T-Mobile and Sprint simultaneously released “one plan to rule them all,” the two carriers released additional plans: T-Mobile One Plus and Sprint Unlimited Freedom Premium.

T-Mo, Sprint CEOs take Price Wars to Twitter

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August 18, 2016

The CEO’s of T-Mobile and Sprint both announced new–and very similar–rate plans today, and took to Twitter to spread the news.

Cost Analysis: New Verizon Plans vs. T-Mobile

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July 14, 2016

Earlier this month, Verizon rolled out an update to its rate plans, which got a lot of flak in the press, but also successfully lowered the price per gigabyte of mobile data for its customers. Lowering the cost of mobile data is definitely something the Wireless Butler endorses!

Which New Verizon Plan is Best for Me?

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July 8, 2016

Unless you’ve been sleeping under a rock, you’ve probably seen either celebrity studded ads for the new plans from Verizon Wireless or scathingly critical articles lampooning Verizon’s price hikes and Twitter campaign. If you’re interested in saving money on your wireless bill, neither of these are of much use. No worries — Wireless Butler is here to help.

Analyzing Verizon’s Latest Makeover

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July 8, 2016

Analysts, reporters, and bloggers have been seeing red all week. They’re not angry, per se, just fixated on Verizon’s wireless makeover.

Unlimited or Um-limited?

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June 23, 2016

“Unlimited” is the worst example of mislabeling in wireless. All so-called unlimited plans are throttled. That’s why we call them “um-limited.” Here’s what you might have missed in the fine print on your um-limited data plan:

What does “porting a line” mean?

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June 22, 2016

Watch out when porting your line because each of the big carriers has different traps if you’re not careful.

How much does a GB cost?

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June 21, 2016

A gigabyte (GB) is the basic measure for wireless data, like a gallon of gas or a kilowatt of electricity. The difference with wireless GBs is that they can vanish after 30 days.

Understanding Your Wireless Bill, Part 1

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June 11, 2016

Wireless bills can be confusing! You may be asking, how does the accounting work on my wireless bill?

T-Mobile Unveils Um…Carrier 11: UnHealthy

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June 6, 2016

T-Mobile is doing something no other carrier has imagined: pumping 79 billion* calories of junk food into its customers stomachs for free each week. Yes, that’s right, nothing says wireless like Domino’s pizza and a Wendy’s frosty!

Wireless Customer Experience: Where C- is “Winning”

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June 2, 2016

As an industry, wireless service ranks 2 points below the US POSTAL SERVICE for customer satisfaction. Pay-TV and Internet Service, often offered in conjunction with wireless service as a bundle, ranks even lower.

What Are Prorated Charges?

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June 1, 2016

Wireless bills can be confusing, especially when you change plans with your carrier, or when your carrier makes changes to the way it bills its customers. One type of fee you may encounter on your bill is a “prorated charge.”

How to Change Wireless Plans with Verizon

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May 31, 2016

“Better matters” applies to plans too – so if you’re with Verizon and you’ve found a better wireless plan they can give you, here are a few simple steps on how to change your plan and what to look out for.

How to Change Plans with T-Mobile

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May 26, 2016

Wireless plans change all the time. Sometimes, that works in your favor – you can pay the same or less and get more for your money.

No90: Verizon Admits it Overhyped Go90

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May 25, 2016

Try as it may, Verizon just can’t seem to cultivate the cache of cool it so desperately desires. Big Red is clearly the Carrier to T-Mobile’s Un-Carrier. Late last year, Verizon invested heavily into its Go90 content delivery app. It was impossible not to see the billboards and bus stops emblazoned with Go90 marketing in the months that followed.

This is What Um… Limited Looks Like, Pt. 2

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May 24, 2016

In the last installment of our Um… Limited series, we examined just how slow 2G speeds are in real-world situations. In a word: molasses.

How to Change Your Plan with Sprint

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May 24, 2016

Found a way to save money with a new plan? Want to get more for what you pay today? Changing to a new plan or promo offer can often help you out.

What is Data Scavenging?

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May 19, 2016

You may think that “zero-rated” incentives from your carrier don’t count against your mobile data allowance, but that’s not always the case.

Switching to Sprint

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May 18, 2016

You used the Wireless Butler app and found a great deal on service from Sprint! Your current carrier has been overcharging you, and you’re ready to save big and switch–here’s how:

Have a Smartphone/ iPhone on Verizon’s More Everything plan? You can save $5-$100

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May 18, 2016

Did you buy a device or change your plan 1-2 years ago, and you’re on Verizon’s More Everything Plan? Well, I’ve had several folks send me their Verizon bill and almost every time, they’ve saved money by moving to The Verizon Plan.

How to Activate New Service with Verizon

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May 18, 2016

Your current carrier is taking you for a ride, and the The Wireless Butler found you a great deal on service from Verizon! You’re ready to make the switch – here’s how:

What is “Zero-Rated Data?”

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May 16, 2016

Zero-rated data, or sponsored data, is something you get when a carrier lets you stream content over its network content without having that data count against your high speed data allowance – sometimes in exchange for ads or another service, but more often today as a perk.

This is What Um…Limited Looks Like, Pt. 1

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May 11, 2016

So you signed up for that “unlimited” plan from T-Mobile and happily cruised the digital world at warp speed on your new smartphone for a couple of weeks. Then things got weird. All of the sudden videos wouldn’t load, your browser began to crawl, and app downloads and updates became nearly impossible. Your customer experience went from 100 to 1. What happened?

Don’t a Let a Hotspot Become a Notspot!

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May 10, 2016

You might have control of your smartphone data usage, but if you’re not careful, your mobile hotspot could easily add Benjamins to your bill.

Your “Unlimited” Plan from T-Mobile is Um… Limited

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May 5, 2016

Want to re-experience the glory days of dial-up data? Just hop on a so-called “unlimited” data plan and hit your high-speed data allotment. Before you know it, it’s like AOL all over again: “You’ve Got Fail!”

Binge On Gave me a Data Hangover!

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May 2, 2016

T-Mobile’s Binge On promises free content that doesn’t count against your mobile data allowance, but does it?

10 Steps to Lower iPhone Data Usage

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April 22, 2016

Wireless Butler is here to help you maximize the data usage with your iPhone. Here's how:

How to Cancel Service and Avoid Zombie Lines

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Admin

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April 19, 2016

When you switch carriers, your new carrier will not cancel your old service for you. You have to cancel it, but be careful when you do.

Breaking up with your Carrier and Switching to AT&T

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Admin

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April 19, 2016

The Wireless Butler found you a great deal on service from AT&T and you’re ready to say farewell to your old mobile flame. Here’s how to do it:

Watch Out for $15 Overage Fees!

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Admin

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April 4, 2016

Finding an overage fee on your wireless bill is not unlike being punched in the stomach. Repeatedly. By a boxer.

Severing Ties with Google Fi

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Admin

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March 21, 2016

Whether you’ve had enough of the WiFi experiment or you just want an iPhone again, you’ve decided it’s time to break up with Google Fi.

Ejecting from Verizon

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Admin

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March 21, 2016

You’ve been flying along on Verizon’s network, but it’s time to pull that ejector handle. Look out for Verizon’s complex ETF system. It can shoot you right down.

Moving on from T-Mobile

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Admin

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March 21, 2016

T-Mobile did away with ETFs when it did away with contracts. But keep an eye out for devices fees!

Switching to Google-Fi

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Admin

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March 21, 2016

‍Wireless Butler served up a great deal and you’re ready to switch to Google Fi? Here’s how to do it

Saying Goodbye to Sprint and Paying for It

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Admin

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March 12, 2016

Some folks just don’t handle break ups well. Take Sprint for instance. Remember to avoid these pitfalls that can end in a bad break up when you’re thinking about canceling Sprint service.

What does it cost to break up with AT&T?

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Admin

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March 9, 2016

There’s always a 14 day binding period after your actual purchase date, such as the date your credit card is charged. After that, AT&T will charge hundreds for an Early Termination Fee (ETF) for in-contract customers.

Smart Phones Can’t Jump

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Admin

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March 3, 2016

Despite market saturation, new models of smartphones and tablets hit the streets faster and faster each year, it seems. Four months after smartphone sX4 drops, the sX5 comes to market. This phenomena has been lampooned by Saturday Night Live and Key and Peele, but the fact remains: people want shiny new things.

Got Insurance on your Bill? Drop it.

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Admin

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February 26, 2016

Have insurance on your wireless plan? Dropping it could save you some serious money.

What you Need to Switch to T-Mobile

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Admin

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February 25, 2016

The Wireless Butler found you a great deal on service from T-Mobile, and you’re ready to make the switch. Here’s how:

4 Ways to Control Your Data Usage

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Admin

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February 25, 2016

– Change the Network settings in your phone to choose WiFi networks before cellular networks. – Close all your apps. Exited apps continue running and may use data. – If you have an iPhone, make sure WiFi Assist is...

What to Expect on the Bill after Wireless Butler

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Admin

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February 25, 2016

People use Wireless Butler for different reasons, but in many cases it’s to save money. Our goal is to make sure you get what you pay for or you pay as little as possible for what you need.

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