I am not sure if I am posting this in the right place or not, I have not done this kind off email before and do not understand how everything works:
I am interested in the 10 cents per minute plan and would add the $5 per 200 email messages option. I do not need much Internet access when away from home, but it is useful at times (ie checking the weather). I have an older ATT phone that I think would serve my needs, but need a new phone number to activate it. Do I need to purchase a new sim card? Also, which should I do first? Buy the airtime card, and sim card if necessary? Or set up an online account? Would it be easier if I went to an ATT store? (Although I have been told they don't have the airtime cards.) Is there anything else that I need to do, or consider? This is all new to me, we used to have our cell phones bundled with our landline and DSL but have had to cut expenses and other family members are using other carriers. Thank you for your help.
Thank you for your thoughts. The possibility of upgrading to a smartphone is nigh impossible, at least until our income doubles (or triples) as we are having trouble keeping up with even the most basic costs of living.
My cell phone is really considered optional. I currently have no active account and am trying to find the most cost effective way to have *something* that will work on the rare occasions that I need it.