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I have Samsung infuse need help on freeing it up

by hah1961 / February 25, 2013 8:53 AM PST

I am part of a AT&T network with a Samsung infuse smartphone. I have never used the data link or the wi-fi link I did all downloads through a network computer. The only features I want on a cell phone is Voice, Calender, contacts list and camera (download to computer through physical link). Is there any phone that provides those features without a data Plan? and what plans are available for the voice only function?

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Depends on country but here in the US
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 25, 2013 9:06 AM PST

It's nearly impossible to use a smart phone without a data plan. If you just need a voice phone, why not get such a thing? And you didn't tell what country and how many minutes you need. My son has that virgin mobile plan but will that work for you?

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You would have to switch to Prepaid
by Pepe7 / February 25, 2013 10:56 AM PST

ATT requires a data plan for ATT branded smartphones on their post-paid plans. Only if you switched to one of the Nokia smartphone models they have never carried could you stay on your current post-paid plan and avoid the mandatory data charges.

I have friends who wanted to switch to iPhones but only use wifi/avoid data plans, and stay on ATT's network. I suggested the switch to H2O prepaid, a MVNO that uses ATT's native network for their service. All of them tell me it works like a charm since they are around wifi 99% of their days.

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