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WesternBella 03-06-2012 07:51 PM

Blackberry Question
 
OK...so I currently have a cheap little Motorola phone with a plan for unlimited texting, 200 talk minutes & my 5.

If I switch to a blackberry...will I get charged more? (I will switch the sim card)

Also..I have the offer of a free phone. a) a blackberry storm that freezes sometimes b) blackberry pearl
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jinxremoving 03-06-2012 09:02 PM

Depends on your carrier but in most cases if you do not have a smartphone data plan you will be charged an insane amount and I'm guessing you don't since you had a previous "dumb" phone. Best to call and ask, otherwise you could be left with a large bill.

... and switching to a data plan will almost always be a lot more than what you're paying.

WesternBella 03-06-2012 09:45 PM

Ughhh. Im hoping I can get away with a simple plan for the pearl..
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jinxremoving 03-07-2012 06:36 AM

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Originally Posted by WesternBella (Post 1395375)
Ughhh. Im hoping I can get away with a simple plan for the pearl..
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You might be able to, so long as you disable the data on the BlackBerry. That means no web browsing, no email, no games that REQUIRE data usage. It's been a while since I had a BlackBerry but I think there is an option to disable data - which won't affect calls or text messages.


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