08-20-2011 7:30 AM
Yes, just log in to your on-line account and purchase the data feature from there or call 611 from your cell phone and use the automated system to purchase a data feature.
I'm not familiar with what you mean by the "G" plan - but if you are not using a smartphone and are on the $50 unlimited calling/text/data plan, your data service should not have ended mid-month. If you haven't made any changes to your phone's settings, contact customer service (say "more options" at the first menu prompt, then "customer service" at each subsequent one) and have them check your account provisioning for the data service.
If you are using a smartphone, you will need to purchase a data package in order to use prepaid data (PPU data is no longer available for smartphones on prepaid service).
- Doug Larson
08-20-2011 9:59 AM - edited 08-20-2011 10:01 AM
I have a line with G data plan but I think that the data for the month are ended because the internet stopped working, can I buy more data on prepaid for this month? What are the steps? I need more data!
There are two self-service options that avoid the Customer Care IVR (IVR=Interactive Voice Response), which adds to the good suggestions from hme83.
The assumption is that you have a (limited) feature data package (otherwise the data is unlimited for the month, and as hme83 stated, data service could not stop at mid-month, unless there is a provisioning mistake).
Neither of the two options require human intervention, and avoids the IVR, which is always my preferred option -- no waiting time on a human queue (if you can get to one). But if there are account problems you need to access the IVR exactly like hme83 detailed.
Hope that helps.
08-21-2011 8:53 AM
I myself prefer to do account refills/purchase features from within my on-line account access too.
But there is no human intervention needed/waiting involved in doing these things from the IVR system either, and it's relatively quick and painless. Takes about two minutes for purchasing a feature package, and it's a valuable option when you need to get the transaction done and don't have access to your on-line account at the moment.
- Doug Larson
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