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Family data app

by Bob10950 / October 14, 2012 7:44 AM PDT

Is there an app that will monitor all family members of my AT&T family data plan and shut them all off once the family limit is reached?

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Not yet.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 14, 2012 7:48 AM PDT
In reply to: Family data app

It appears that ATT does have a web page you can check to see how much is used so all that you need to do next is to ask ATT if they plan to issue the app you want.

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At&t does offer a feature.....
by birdmantd Forum moderator / October 14, 2012 8:09 AM PDT
In reply to: Not yet.

I believe it is called Parental Controls @ $4.99 month per line and does allow for limiting phones for data, text and voice usage. As far as a downloadable application, I have not heard of one.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 14, 2012 8:16 AM PDT

That's "brilliant" with points removed and the slap is on ATT and not you.

I was at MobileCon last week and do I have stories. As I sat and listened to the pitches in the ATT koolaid stand, it all became clear that they will do anything today.

In short, to reduce the monthly plans, take features and move them out to other addon $4.99 a month.

Got it.

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I am not defending At&t....
by birdmantd Forum moderator / October 14, 2012 11:09 AM PDT
In reply to: Brill.

....just offering a suggestion to the OP. The feature has been around since at least 2006. Not a perfect solution for everyone, but still a viable solution for some.

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