FXP Team Delivers Lollipop to Various Xperia Devices!

From all of us here at XDA-Developers, we’d like to wish you Happy Holidays! If … more

Turn Your Camera Into a Live Puzzle Game

The classic sliding puzzle game hasnt changed much, if at all, over the years. Dating all the way … more

Samsung Begins Production of 8 Gb RAM Chips

With the release of Android 5.0, our favorite mobile operating system has become 64-bit ready. … more

CM, Micromax and OnePlus – Sales Ban Lifted

It’s less than a week since our recent in-depth analysis of the legal battle over the … more

Welcome to XDA

Search to go directly to your device's forum

Register an account

Unlock full posting privileges

Ask a question

No registration required
Post Reply

[Q] Moto X for $1 and Keep Unlimited Data?

OP Mike7143

7th January 2014, 05:39 AM   |  #11  
OP Member
Thanks Meter: 8
 
67 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2014
More
Ooh, that's good to know, or at least something to watch out for. So come March when I'm eligible, it sounds like if I want to transfer my upgrade to the line I used to get the moto x, there's a change I'd lose unlimited data? Doesn't seem like I should, but maybe. I'd think it'd just renew my account for another 2, give them the upgrade, but... then how does that work? If line 1 just upgraded to moto x therefore renewing for another 2, what happens when I transfer my upgrade in march? can they just not use it for 2 years still? or is it a "free pass" to get two discounted devices in a row on that line?
7th January 2014, 05:33 PM   |  #12  
Senior Member
Dahlonega, Ga
Thanks Meter: 57
 
601 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2011
More
Just make sure he doesn't do a straight cross upgrade. He needs to do a regular upgrade on the line with 2 gigs then an equipment change to put it onto your line. An alternate/cross upgrade will kill your unlimited data and Verizon will not give it back

Sent from my XT1056 using Tapatalk
7th January 2014, 05:53 PM   |  #13  
OP Member
Thanks Meter: 8
 
67 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2014
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by enik_fox

Just make sure he doesn't do a straight cross upgrade. He needs to do a regular upgrade on the line with 2 gigs then an equipment change to put it onto your line. An alternate/cross upgrade will kill your unlimited data and Verizon will not give it back.

Thanks! I plan to just do a regular upgrade with the one line that already has a 2GB/mo plan. Activate it there in the store and then leave. I'll do the swapping myself via the Verizon page where you enter the MEID numbers and junk, that way Best Buy doesn't mess anything up. That should work right?

Then simply purchase the dev edition, activate it on my account, then sell off the Best Buy moto x to recoupe costs.
7th January 2014, 07:04 PM   |  #14  
OP Member
Thanks Meter: 8
 
67 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2014
More
96654555 830
I just had to call Verizon to unlock my account and happened to ask the guy about swapping phones on the website after upgrading the one line, he said not to do that because it treats swapping phones like that as somehow upgrading both? So instead the guy told me to call Verizon back after just upgrading the one line to swap devices and they'd guarantee I don't lose unlimited data. Hmm...
8th January 2014, 04:16 AM   |  #15  
Senior Member
Dahlonega, Ga
Thanks Meter: 57
 
601 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2011
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mike7143

Thanks! I plan to just do a regular upgrade with the one line that already has a 2GB/mo plan. Activate it there in the store and then leave. I'll do the swapping myself via the Verizon page where you enter the MEID numbers and junk, that way Best Buy doesn't mess anything up. That should work right?

Then simply purchase the dev edition, activate it on my account, then sell off the Best Buy moto x to recoupe costs.

You will need to buy another nano Sim then. When you deactivate it then put it on your line it will burn the nanosim in the phone itself and won't be able to be used again.

Sent from my XT1056 using Tapatalk
8th January 2014, 05:32 AM   |  #16  
OP Member
Thanks Meter: 8
 
67 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2014
More
Well, I did the deed. Went into the store and upgraded the other line to the moto x for $1, had the guy activate it and that was it. About an hour and a half later, I called Verizon and we spent about half hour on the phone swapping phones. Moto x is now on my line with its warranty and Gnex is transferred to the just updated line, 2GB data plan and I'm still on unlimited data. No new sims, no fuss, just a half hour conversation with a nice lady telling me about her warm fur coat while waiting for the phones to swap... Purchased my dev edition moto x already... all that's left is to activate it once it's here, then sell off the 16gb moto x as well as this old Droid X that was left behind in the process.

Best part was when they told me the device was $49.99 and the $1 sale was over and I told them well the sign says $1... they had forgotten to take down a sign at a dedicated Moto X display... win.
Last edited by Mike7143; 8th January 2014 at 06:37 PM.
12th January 2014, 04:40 PM   |  #17  
OP Member
Thanks Meter: 8
 
67 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2014
More
So far I'm loving my Developer Edition Moto X! Ordered it and it arrived 2 days later. Successfully have transferred all the phones around and still have my unlimited data plan. Now I just need to sell off the non-developer moto x as well as an old Droid X to recoup costs! Thanks for the input from everyone!
31st January 2014, 02:22 AM   |  #18  
OP Member
Thanks Meter: 8
 
67 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2014
More
Thanks everyone for the help. I'm a few weeks in now and everything worked out great. Much appreciated! Hopefully this helps others in the same boat unless Verizon changes their policies.
1st February 2014, 10:45 PM   |  #19  
Member
Thanks Meter: 3
 
30 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2011
Did you sell the Dev edition?

Sent from my VERIZON LG G2

Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes