Data Plans

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Data Plans

Hi, so basically I am buying a new unlocked smartphone that is NOT from the AT&T store, Nokia C6. My question is for the data plan, will I be able to use the "Data Unlimited: Quick Messaging/Basic Phones" or will I have to use smartphone dataplans? Once again, this smartphone is not bought from the AT&T store.

 

My other question is will I be able to use wifi on the Nokia C6 for free without a purchased dataplan from AT&T?

 

Thanks Smiley Happy

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nubiosity wrote:

Hi, so basically I am buying a new unlocked smartphone that is NOT from the AT&T store, Nokia C6. My question is for the data plan, will I be able to use the "Data Unlimited: Quick Messaging/Basic Phones" or will I have to use smartphone dataplans? Once again, this smartphone is not bought from the AT&T store.

 

My other question is will I be able to use wifi on the Nokia C6 for free without a purchased dataplan from AT&T?

 

Thanks Smiley Happy


smartphone data plans are required, the QMD data plan will not work. Even if a sale person is able to add it, if the system detects it as a smartphone the correct plan will be swapped in

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Voyager

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So basically that means I MUST get a smartphone data plan for this phone? Smiley Sad

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technically yes, you might get away with a non-smartphone plan for awhile but when and if they do figure out it is a smartphone they will automaticly switch it to the correct plan per the terms of service, nothing you can do about it since you agreed to it when you signed the tos.

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Yup, there are reports that ATT recognizes the Nexus 1 as a smartphone, and they dont sell it.

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