05-02-2011 2:22 PM
I just paid my first bill of $203.37 (Ouch :/) and had a quick question I hope can be accurately answered. I understand after this bill, I will be regularly be charged around $81.43 - $84 (estimate) a month. What I noticed on this first bill was that it was charged one month in advance, which is normal. My question is what happens now when this bill in May arrives? Would it be less since I paid the month in advance? If not, what exactly happens?
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05-02-2011 2:33 PM
DId you look at your bill and see if everything was correct and what you were charged for? Is it for one phone or multiple phones?
Your first bil is usually a pro-rated month and the next month's plan charges.
And don't forget the taxes and fees. They will usually add 10 to 20% to your bill, depending on locale.
You could also have had activation charges on your first bill which would make the first month's bill a little steep.
05-02-2011 2:40 PM - edited 05-02-2011 2:44 PM
Everything looked to be correct, though there were prorated charges which are normal. Indeed there was also an activation fee. In regards to the taxes, it seemed that there were taxes for this month and the next one in advance.
But my question is now that I've paid the first bill in full, what happens now when the second bill arrives. Since I was charged one month in advance, would it be lower?
Thanks for your help so far!
Edit: These are also charges for 1 phone
05-03-2011 6:07 AM
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05-04-2011 5:47 AM
05-04-2011 6:25 AM
So in other words, I will not be charged for the month of May [4/28 - 5/27] since that was paid on the first bill and it will hop into the June cycle [5/28 - 6/27]? Am I understanding this correctly?
Thanks for your help so far!
No, you will get a normal bill on your next billing cycle
05-04-2011 1:04 PM
I do understand that I will now receive a normal bill with no prorated charges, next month charge etc but on my first bill I was charged for these two months:
3/30 - 4/27
4/28 - 5/27 <--- this billing cycle right now
My question is since I was charged for both months (which is this one), would I be charged again for this month or will it go into the 5/28 - 6/27 term and be charged regularly?
I hope that makes sense. I look forward to reading your reply!
05-04-2011 3:33 PM
Your first bill covers what was left of billing cycle and the whole month cycle ahead. You will always pay the month ahead , then if you have any overages it is added at the end of cycle. I don't know why they call it post paid when it clearly is not, but there you have it. I hope this kinda explains it to you. In May you pay June. In June you pay July.........
05-04-2011 4:14 PM
Thanks for the explanation, that was what i was wondering
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