paulsiu wrote:If you buy a AT&T phone and activated it, AT&T will immediately add a data plan. If you get an unlock phone elsewhere and tell them to block your data, you may not get charged because they can't tell because the phone is not from them. I blocked it on my non-smart phone and my mom's account so we don't accidently go online. This is assuming that they haven't change the policy again.
mike143 wrote:They can tell you have a smartphone whether or not you enable data. I think the only way around it would to be to clone a dumb phone to a smartphone but that would be illegal in the US.
paulsiu wrote:One problem is without a dataplan, you can't get any MMS.
Kulak wrote:paulsiu wrote:One problem is without a dataplan, you can't get any MMS.
Right now I have a dumb phone but it does send and receive MMS. Does that mean that my plan (through work, I don't see the bills) is really a data plan and I just don't have a phone with the browser and other features??
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