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if i have a fifty dollar prepaid plan and i add 15 dollars to it, do i not get any night time free minutes or weekend or mobile to mobile?
nathanielmaxx3

i mean it says even if i don't have the full amount i should get that. but its charging me for every min on a call? but i thought after nine its free. or on weekends. or mobile to mobile. i know its prepaid, but it still says it should be free

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Re: if i have a fifty dollar prepaid plan and i add 15 dollars to it, do i not get any night time free minutes or weekend or mobile to mobile?
Minniehaha
Sr. Member

Call Customer Service at 1-888-294-6804 because you should not be charge for Verizon to Verizon, could it be a non verizon call that your being charge for?  I copied this right from the Web Site.

 

Our most popular plan gives you what you want, for the right price.

Bang meets buck with our Unlimited Talk, Text & Web. This plan makes the most of your budget especially for big talkers and texters.

Get It Now and Save with Free Activation.

Prepaid $50 Unlimited
Access$50
Mobile to Mobile Calling
(with Verizon Wireless customers)
UNLIMITED
Anytime MinutesUNLIMITED
Text / Picture MessagingUNLIMITED
Mobile WebUNLIMITED

Manage your account fast and easily

Simply pay your $50 plan fee each month no later than 11:59 p.m. prior to your renewal date. Your renewal date is the same day each month and starts 30 days from when you sign up.

Save time and avoid missing a payment by adding extra money to your account. You can add up to two months in advance or add just a little starting at $15 to have room in your budget for extras like ringback tones. Add money to your account on your phone or the Web, at a Verizon Wireless store, or with Auto Pay, any major debit or credit card or Refill Card. If you do miss a payment your

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Re: if i have a fifty dollar prepaid plan and i add 15 dollars to it, do i not get any night time free minutes or weekend or mobile to mobile?
cmauze2
Member

Minniehaha wrote:

Call Customer Service at 1-888-294-6804 because you should not be charge for Verizon to Verizon, could it be a non verizon call that your being charge for?  I copied this right from the Web Site.

 

Our most popular plan gives you what you want, for the right price.

Bang meets buck with our Unlimited Talk, Text & Web. This plan makes the most of your budget especially for big talkers and texters.

Get It Now and Save with Free Activation.

Prepaid $50 Unlimited
Access$50
Mobile to Mobile Calling
(with Verizon Wireless customers)
UNLIMITED
Anytime MinutesUNLIMITED
Text / Picture MessagingUNLIMITED
Mobile WebUNLIMITED

Manage your account fast and easily

Simply pay your $50 plan fee each month no later than 11:59 p.m. prior to your renewal date. Your renewal date is the same day each month and starts 30 days from when you sign up.

Save time and avoid missing a payment by adding extra money to your account. You can add up to two months in advance or add just a little starting at $15 to have room in your budget for extras like ringback tones. Add money to your account on your phone or the Web, at a Verizon Wireless store, or with Auto Pay, any major debit or credit card or Refill Card. If you do miss a payment your

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I'm not sure I understand.... I thought that "Anytime Minutes" Were for non-Verizon calls, whether to other carriers' mobile phones or landlines, 24/7.  If they are designated as "unlimited," then you do not pay a per-minute fee for them -- instead they are all included in the $50 monthly fee... Correct?

Now here's a possible "fly in the ointment"... What about "roaming" calls on this plan?  Is there such a thing; and if so, are they included, too, at no extra charge?  Also is "roaming" determined by from where the call *originates* (your own, i.e., the caller's location); or if the destination is out of the prepaid Verizon wireless coverage area? or both/either?  This has always confused me.

One time about a year or so ago, my sister and I were talking (we both had VZ prepaid wireless phones on the "Core" plan), as we customarily tended to do; and after a few minutes we got mysteriously cut off. When I tried to call her back, I heard a message that indicated she was out of wireless minutes.  This confused us, as although we knew her account was low (I think she had $2 left at the time), still it should have charged her the 99¢ daily access fee and no more.

So we called Verizon customer service (with my "patching her in" via landline, lol) and asked them what exactly she got charged for. The CSR said that we'd  been on "roaming," that there had been some upgrades to the towers in the area and that we would need to call *228 to update our phones' roaming capabilities.  That was the first we'd ever heard of such an option!  It especially surprised me, since I ~thought~ I'd configured my phone to disable roaming except for emergency 911 calls; as I didn't wish it to activate automatically (and unnoticed!), as it seemed to do in our case.  I'd much rather have the call dropped than incur 20¢/min. charges.

Fortunately the CSR was very nice and credited both our accounts; and with the *228 update (which Verizon recommends you access about once a month) we did not experience the problem again.

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Therealjohndoe

The unlimited benefits are contingent on the $50 being paid for. If you put in less than 50 but more than zero, you pay the Basic ($.25/min and $.20/text, $.99/day Mobile Web) plan rates for that smaller period. I'm surprised the site doesn't mention this.

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Therealjohndoe

Roaming is $.20 a minute on the $50 plan, it's like that for all prepaid plans at the present moment.

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logath
Member

As Therealjohndoe stated, for your unlimited services you have to have $50.00 or more on your account when your plan is set to renew. If you do not, it is .25/min, .20/text, .99/mobile web for 24hrs. As for roaming, it is .20/min, and what roaming is, is your phone is talking (whether inbound call or outbound call doesn't matter) to another carriers tower. They then charge Verizon, and Verizon charges the flat rate of .20/min to you. Dialing *228 and choosing option 2 will update your Preferred Roaming List on your phone. Pretty much meaning downloading a list of VZW towers closest to you that your phone will try to reach first. Also, but not recommended, if you go into your phone settings, and then to System select, you can set your phone to Home Only, which means if it is not talking to a VZW tower, it will not work. Not recommended due to the poor service and signal strength you will get.

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Minniehaha
Sr. Member

Verizon to Verizon mobile is only for mobile not for Landlines. If you on a contract then they have a certain about of minutes than can use free to a landline phone. But on the prepaid when they say mobile to mobile is free they mean mobile to mobile and no landlines are free.

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