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***Announcement: Early next week, we’ll be merging the current Fios and Wireless Communities into the all new Verizon Community! Beginning the evening of Sunday 12/4, both Communities will be placed in read-only mode. You’ll still be able to visit the Communities and browse content, but login will be disabled. On the afternoon of Monday 12/5, all users will be able to log into the new Verizon Community. We expect the new Community to be fully functional the morning of Friday 12/9. Additional details can be found in the Announcements board and under Featured Topics!
Use iPhone as a basic phone only for elderly relative

Can I activate an iPhone as a basic phone only?  I have a Verizon compliant iPhone I want to use for my elderly mother.  I don't want to activate it with data.  Is this possible?

Re: Use iPhone as a basic phone only for elderly relative
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We know how important it is to have the service you need. When activating a smartphone it will need to have a data plan. You can have the line on the smallest data package we offer. You can find our different plans here: .