Use Your Data Plan to Text
Over 6 Billion mobile devices are currently attached to a service plan, and it is predicted this number will outshine the world population by the year 2017. Verizon, Sprint, Vodafone, Orange, and other wireless carriers are raking in profits during this shift to mobile computing. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could reduce the cost of your monthly service plan? There are ways to save money on your wireless bill, and we’ll show you one example in this article.
Google Voice is Your New Friend
If you have a smartphone you have a data plan to be able to access the internet. The beauty of mobile apps is being able to add internet-based functions to almost any connected device. Google Voice will handle texts and phone calls using a number you choose. Since you already pay for a data plan, why not utilize and make the most out of it? Check out some pros and cons below:
Follow the steps laid out below to liberate yourself from your $30 per month text plan. If you already have a Google Voice account and number chosen, skip to step 8.
1. Sign in to Google to setup your Voice account. Click Here to sign in.
Select a new GVoice number or use your existing mobile number. We selected a new GVoice number with our local area code. This allows us a separate business line on our phone.
Enter your location code to search local available numbers.
Select an available number you like.
Create and enter a 4-digit voicemail pin.
Add a forwarding phone number. You can enter your current mobile phone number from your carrier.
Have Google send an automated call to your phone and enter the 2-digit verification code.
Now that you’ve been enlightened on lowering your bill, do it! Contact Us with any questions.