I switched from Verizon to T-Mobile — and it’s been a total disaster so far

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Jun 21, 2024
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I did the exact opposite. Switched from T-Mobile to Verizon. I had decent 5gUC and I live in the woods basically. My fastest speeds were at home. I would sometimes even turn off my Wi-Fi to use my data because it was that much faster. With Verizon, I get pretty good call quality in places I couldn't with T-Mobile but the data is painfully slow most of the time and I almost never have 5g let alone 5gUW 😓 and paying $40 more. Would be worth it if I had the call/text quality of Verizon with the data I had with T-Mobile.
 
Jun 21, 2024
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I just switched from Verizon to T-Mobile in May to save about $103 a month for my two lines. I've had the same issue and I am in Colorado Springs. Constant connectivity loss, often showing no service, or its switching to LTE. I never had this issue with Verizon. So will be looking into Visible.
 
Jul 4, 2024
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I'm sorry to hear you're having issues after switching from Verizon to T-Mobile. But in my opinion Verizon and T-Mobile have different network coverage maps. Verizon is known for its extensive coverage, especially in rural areas, while T-Mobile has been rapidly expanding its network. However, there may still be areas where T-Mobile's coverage is not as strong as Verizon's. You might be in one of those areas where T-Mobile’s signal is weaker.
 
Apr 11, 2024
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I switched from Verizon to T-Mobile — and it’s been the best thing I have ever done. I was with Verizon for more than 20 years but I could not get a good signal at my distillery in the middle of Dallas, Texas. I tried all the services that were available, but nothing worked. T-Mobile offered me a free wireless router to act as a cell tower and it worked perfectly. I went to Dubai last year, used my phone tones for a whole week and my total bill was only $1.20. I just got back from London, Scotland, Wales and Ireland for three weeks and my total bill was $0.80. T-Mobile is the best and it works great in Dallas, Texas. And coming soon, it will even connect to a satellite if no cell towers are available.
Was it south Wales you visited
 
Jul 12, 2024
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Hey all, as a person who grew up in that area, lived and worked repairing phones out there until just a few years ago, T-Mobile works great as long as you do a few things to help.
1. Turn off WiFi calling. This contributes to dropped calls since there is no handoff between routers and cellular towers.

2. Update the PRL. Helps with preferred roaming,(like *228 for Verizon). Quick Google search helps with that one.

3. Restart your phone once a week or so. Amazing what a restart will do.

Must of this stuff is done automatically on Verizon's bloatware. Hope this helps.
To be honest, turning off Wi-Fi calling is what causes the most problems for me. Actually when we were switching to T-Mobile, the call kept getting cut off. On one of the still Verizon phones and on a phone that was already swapped over. They mentioned that calls had been dropping more than usual lately. The call with them was literally dropped at least 7 times in the course of 4-6 hrs on the phone with them in total. During the call, they kept cutting out multiple times. I almost thought my new phone's speaker that I had bought from them was malfunctioning.