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So AT&T is now forcing data plans of $30 a month for smartphones now... Totally ruins everything.

There's only a selection of 5 phones that does not require a data plan. Which all my friends have. Sad seeing everyone with the same phone now.

Can I still buy an unlocked phone and use it with my currently cheapest plan? I figure it's cheaper than paying $30 a month for 2 years and the phone itself with the contract..

Or does anyone have phone suggestions?
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Wait for the new iPhone to come out, buy it, sell it on Craigslist for $900, buy any phone of your choice. The data plan only has to stay on your account for as long as you use the phone (on your account)
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Yes, you can use an unlocked phone without a data plan or lower cost data plan.
What some have done is add the 10$ data plan, and then get a smartphone and only pay 10$ vs 30$+
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr Bear View Post
Yes, you can use an unlocked phone without a data plan or lower cost data plan.
What some have done is add the 10$ data plan, and then get a smartphone and only pay 10$ vs 30$+
This will only work if you add a non-AT&T branded smartphone :\\ The second you add one of their smartphones, they will switch you to the $30 plan without asking you. But, if you manage to get any non-AT&T smartphone, you'll only have to pay $10 for all you can eat data
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