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Can I go from smartphone back to basic and drop the data plan. Do i need a new phone.
DeeErik
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My bill is way too high.   I never use the internet, etc. anymore.  I only call, text, and use the camera.  I do send the pictures to people/my personal email.  Can I do that on a basic phone?  I need to leave my son's phone as a smartphone.  it's just the two of us on the plan.

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Re: Can I go from smartphone back to basic and drop the data plan.  Do i need a new phone.
SuzyQ
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You can probably find a good used basic phone on swappa, or eBay, or possibly a friend has one unused they can loan or sell you.  If there is currently a smartphone on the line, then a data plan is required, so to drp the data plan you'd need a basic phone on the line.

You can send pictures via text messaging to an email address without a data plan.

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Re: Can I go from smartphone back to basic and drop the data plan.  Do i need a new phone.
SuzyQ
Super User
Super User

You can probably find a good used basic phone on swappa, or eBay, or possibly a friend has one unused they can loan or sell you.  If there is currently a smartphone on the line, then a data plan is required, so to drp the data plan you'd need a basic phone on the line.

You can send pictures via text messaging to an email address without a data plan.

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