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I have virgin mobile but want another phone!?

I have had a virgin mobile phone that died costed me 130 bucks approx and its been about 7 8 months? the problem I have is i dont know what other phone to get I dont want to spend a hundred bucks for a phone that will die in less than a year. I want to know if I can get a phone like blackberry or something else.thats unlocked and i dont even know what that means to be honest but i want it lol.please help from these sucky VM phones


Unfortunately, unlocked only refers to GSM phones, or T-Mobile, ATT, etc. Virgin Mobile runs off of the Sprint network wich is digital, or CDMA. You will have to use a Virgin Mobile Specific phone if you want to replace and keep the service. I would definately suggest shopping around at Verizon and seeing what kind of deals you can get. They are always offering free phones with 2 year contracts (and you can get insurance on the phone, so if something happens and you break it, it's only 50 bucks for a new one). A monthly plan is always cheaperbut a little more difficult to get, as they check your credit and you must be 18. If you are not 18 or have challenged credit, I would suggest moving to Cigular (the new ATT) pay as you go plan. It is cheaper and you get better service. You can often find phones under 100 dollars that will fit your needs. On another note, if the phone is less than a year old (no matter who the carrier is), the manufacturer should carry a 1 year manufacturers warranty. If there is no water damage, or it hasnt been dropped excessively or damaged by force, you might be able to obtain a warranty replacement from the company. Try to find out who makes your phone, call Virgin Mobile customer service and get their 1 800 number, call the manufacturer and explain your situationit's worth a shot.
Dec 7, 2017
Yes the Virgin Mobile phones suck. I had them for about a year before I finally just sucked it up and got a contract with Verizon. If you use your phone a lot you are better off getting a contract with a regular phone company instead of paying for the cards for Virgin and having the sucky phones. Every phone that I ever had from them which was about 3 in a year (not by my choice) broke. You can't use anything but VM phones with the VM service.
Dec 7, 2017
I suggest buying the phone in stores and then calling Virgin Mobile from your home phone for them to help set it up. If you cannot get to a store, then I don't believeeeee money will be lost on your account, but I would call them to make sure. And even if money is lost, you can always easily replenish it.
Dec 7, 2017
lol, unlocked means that it works with any phone carrier. i like blackberrys so if you find an unlocked one it should work well for you :)
Dec 7, 2017

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