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Discussion in 'Metro PCS' started by Cali59, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. Cali59

    Cali59 Member
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    So I ordered my S3 from wirefly and I was wondering if anyone knows what the best activation method would be either *228 or online. And id like to stay on my 55$ unlimited plan if possble
     

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  2. imSHAD

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    When I got my s3 I called metro 1888 8metro8 and they eventually told me to call *228 but I didn't have to do anything. It automatically activated itself. It took 5mijs at most
     
  3. I cannot verify this as fact but at least I pay attention in class. :D

    Someone has posted here before that on-line, they only give you the CURRENT in force plans to choose from, of which, the $55 ain't one of.

    I will probably try *228 myownsef with my new Spirit.

    Bruce in Ocala, FL
     
  4. alfick3

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    I think you might have it backwards: I tried to activate my wife's OM+ by doing *228 and it would only give me the current plans. I didn't try on-line. I ended up taking it into a store and they activated it and put her on the plan we had (which was a $50 unlimited plan brought down to $45 because of a family plan). Anyway, that's my experience.
     
  5. Question posted to Metro's Faceplant page.

    Standby. :D

    Bruce in Ocala, FL

    [EDIT] Here is the Faceplant response from Metro.
    MetroPCS Hi Bruce - Your phone change be changed from your My Account online (as long as you are not on a family plan) or you can make the change by dialing *228. As long as you are keeping your plan (not adding any other services), your Spirit can stay on your $55 promo plan. Hope this helps, KG
     
  6. LeeoJohnson

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    *Nevermind, you fixed it.
     
  7. mike28

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    Quick question guys does someone needs to open a new line if I want to purchase an s3 through wirefly? Or just upgrade?
     
  8. cubone

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    To just get the actual phone, I believe not. Just put New Account and your good to go.

    Like some people have said, make sure someone is home to pick it up.
     
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  9. averagewonder

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    Just buy one than do the activation over the phone when you get it
     
  10. Joshb101

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    Yeah that new activation stuff doesn't apply to Metro so you can just ignore it and buy the phone.
     
  11. mike28

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    Thanks guys for the replies my sister in law wants an s3 but she's already a metro customer so she will just purchase the phone and activate when she gets it also this phones are new right? Not refurbished
     
  12. cubone

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    I believe they are new, unless they are really good con artists :D
     
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  13. mike28

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    Lol I hear you
     
  14. averagewonder

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    The ones I got from wire fly where brand new. Unless they are just fing amazing at refurbishing cell phones.
     
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  15. Vyrus69

    Vyrus69 Well-Known Member
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    Guess what, Wirefly now has the S3 back to $479 now..no more $399..ugh it was nice while it lasted
     
  16. SIKESR

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    DAMN!! guess i have to wait until it drops again, connect isnt keeping up anymore.
     
  17. Cali59

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    Thanks everyone for the responses! and I barely got mine in time before the price raise, crazy!
     

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