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Discussion in 'Boost Mobile' started by Sept1967, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. Snake

    Snake Newbie

    Will it still work for me? I have CyanogenMod on my phone so don't know how that's gonna work. I don't know how the hotspot feature in CyanogenMod works.
     

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  2. DirtyDee

    DirtyDee Android Expert

    They tend to just let you hotspot for free you will have to ask your dev
     
  3. Snake

    Snake Newbie

    They do. I was actually using it last night for a few minutes. Didn't want to use it too much, risking getting my data disabled or something. But now will I be able to use it without worry, for the most part?

    Sorry about asking all this, I'm just making sure. I did look on the boost site earlier. Said the same thing.[emoji14]
     
  4. DirtyDee

    DirtyDee Android Expert

    Most custom roms remove all the checks of the Carrier and your data just becomes data
     
  5. Snake

    Snake Newbie

    OK thank you
     
  6. SykkNyzz

    SykkNyzz Android Enthusiast

    Lovely.... -_-
     

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  7. JANUB

    JANUB Lurker

    Other plans... hotspot usage comes from your data limit.

    *Hotspot: Hotspot draws from applicable data allotment. $60 Unlimited Plan: For $60 Unlimited plan, data depriotization applies during congestion. Hotspot data capped at 8GBs.Available with select devices only.
     
    #32 JANUB, Feb 2, 2016
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  8. Snake

    Snake Newbie

    Does anyone know when the hotspot thing is supposed to kick in or if the Moto E is supported for it? I read in the fine print that its available with select devices only. I can't find anything anywhere if the Moto E is supported.

    I restored my stock ROM back temporarily just to test but it wouldn't let me turn on the hotspot.
     
  9. DirtyDee

    DirtyDee Android Expert

    You have a moto e its almost a non issue
     
  10. Snake

    Snake Newbie

    Thanks. When I restored it, I noticed I had a pending software update. Could that be a reason why?

    When I was trying to get it working, I also updated the profile and my PRL. That didn't help.

    I paid my bill yesterday. I'm probably gonna wait for the next billing cycle to start. Which is after midnight I think, then I'll try it again. I'll probably try it again tomorrow lol.

    When I paid my bill yesterday, I asked about it and she said since I have the $60 plan then I should have 8 gigs free hotspot.

    Anyway, if anything, I'll probably try it once more tomorrow when the next billing cycle kicks in.

    Anyway thanks.
     
  11. munguse

    munguse Well-Known Member

    Anyone here on one of the growing monthly plans? After how many months did you get the extra 500MB? I never recieved extra data after 4 months of on time payments, and that does not include the first month's payment when I signed up for the plan. After contacting CS thru FB they simply said I would get the extra data next month. So in total I will have made 5 on time payments plus the first month's payment to finally get the first data increase. Anyone here got their data without having to contact boost?
     
  12. Sept1967

    Sept1967 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    It doesn't seem to be working automatically as planned. I have 3 months in, Nov, Dec, Jan.
    My account settings online even show 3 ontime payments, no extra 500mb yet.

    My phone cant start hotspot either still, gets Network Error. Its a Boost branded phone.


    PS They also just retooled the BoostZone app again. It seems like an upsell big time. You don't have to sign to see your usage, but the My Account shows your usage (say min used) and so many other BuyNow upsells right next to it. The very bottom in faint blue letters, are the "tabs" to view text-data-ect. Each tab shows yours first, then several upsell boxes all right next to it.
     
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  13. munguse

    munguse Well-Known Member

    Ah okaaay, so every time I unlocked my screen the last month I see an ad. Not worth it if there's only a chance of earning $5. Uninstalled. uploadfromtaptalk1456422404819.jpg
     
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  14. Sept1967

    Sept1967 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    The annoyance factor, was never worth a measly $5 to me.
    No way that thing is ever getting installed on my phone.
     
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  15. MLSS

    MLSS Android Expert

    I lasted 2 days and said heck with it lol
     
  16. kate

    kate Dreaming of Bugdroid.
    Moderator

    I figured the $5 credit was definite every month, but you only have a chance of receiving it? I wouldn't do it either.
     
  17. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    I got that same message. It's bullshit. What if you buy a new phone or need to factory reset the phone. You'll have to start over.
     
  18. Sept1967

    Sept1967 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

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    I was never planning on running this, but that screenshot should tell others not to use it.

    Bummer you may not get it after dealing with it all month......and you need to leave WiFi on for a "chance" of earning? That carrot is super thin.

    I dont leave WiFi on unless Im connected to it. Why waste your battery
     
  19. ZingBot

    ZingBot Android Enthusiast

    BSTFreeMsg: $5.00 has been added to your acct. To view details, log into My Account online or on your phone. Thanks & we hope you enjoy your service

    Received credit for the dealz app. I didn't do anything special. Turned ad blocker off most of the time. Never clicked thru an ad. WiFi off most of the time.
     
  20. Sept1967

    Sept1967 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    The extra 500mb per 3 months, is not how they explained it.

    On my account, had 3 months ontime payments. The 4th month they schedule you a plan change, so on your 4th payment, they change you to a $30 /2.5GB plan. Seems like a month behind.

    But it did show up.
     
  21. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    I had the Boost Dealz app installed on my phone for 30 consecutive days. I still haven't gotten my $5. My credit date was 3/27/16, my next date is April 26th, I believe. I also read that the month of credit can take up to 34 days to appear on your account.
     
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