$500 via Verizon e-gift card (sent w/in 8 wks). Activation of 4G LTE/5G phone on 5G Get More plan req’d. Device must remain active for 45 days. $500 charge back if service cancelled w/in 12 mos or eligibility req’s are no longer met. See vzw.com/bring-your-own-device for details.
To get rid of the google search bar, hold down on the home screen to get the wallpaper, widget icons. You will also see a settings icon beside them. Choose that and you have the option of turning off the google search function on the home screen.