Do you know why I might have to get a new sim card for the final step? So I have it now as this: 1. Order upgrade phone on the website with the dumbphone, line A, the one without a data plan. ... See more...
Do you know why I might have to get a new sim card for the final step? So I have it now as this: 1. Order upgrade phone on the website with the dumbphone, line A, the one without a data plan. 2. Activate the new phone to line A once it arrives. 3. Then put the dumbphone on line A? (and remove the data plan). 4. Activate the smartphone on line B, the line with the unlimited data plan. Thank you so much...
I guess it doesn't let me edit my original post, I wanted to make this more clear. Line A: dumbphone, no data plan, has an upgrade available Line B: smartphone, unlimited data, no upgrade ava... Ver más...
I guess it doesn't let me edit my original post, I wanted to make this more clear. Line A: dumbphone, no data plan, has an upgrade available Line B: smartphone, unlimited data, no upgrade available The plan the phones are on is Nationwide Talk Share 700. The rep tells me that I can go ahead and do this:  1. On the website, order the phone I want with Line A's upgrade (the dumbphone). 2. Once I get it, call Verizon and activate the new smartphone on Line A. (my question is, won't I get saddled with paying for a data plan?) 3. Now, switch Line A's phone to Line B. 4. Reactivate the dumbphone to Line A. I see many things in this forum saying it can't be done, and many people arguing you can. Even the reps at Verizon say yes, it will work.  However, I am reluctant to try it due to everything I have read here.
I called Verizon and asked them if I could use an upgrade on one of our lines, one that doesn't have unlimited data, and is a "dumbphone" - they said that I can upgrade it by choosing a phone on ... Ver más...
I called Verizon and asked them if I could use an upgrade on one of our lines, one that doesn't have unlimited data, and is a "dumbphone" - they said that I can upgrade it by choosing a phone on the site. My line with unlimited data is not eligible for an upgrade currently, but the dumbphone line is. They said to then call in to Verizon (they gave me their extension, where they work, and first name) when the phone arrives, and said we will activate the phone on the line without unlimited data, then switch the phone to another line on our plan which has unlimited data and return the dumbphone to the number it was before upgrading. My concerns are: is this really possible? I do not want to lose the unlimited data. The rep told me it is easy and he would do it personally, and not to worry about losing my data. My other question is - wouldn't activating the smartphone on the dumbphone line require a data plan, even if we only have it working for a few minutes on the dumbphone's line before switching the number to the unlimited data line? My concern is that I would be forced to pay for a data plan for 2 years on a line that doesn't require it, or have to pay the early termination fee, since the goal is to switch that new smartphone onto the line that has unlimited data currently, and put the old dumbphone back. So far, every person at Verizon has said this is doable and not to worry about losing my unlimited. They say this plan will work; however, I am still scared to try it.