1. ottscay's Avatar
    This might sound like a strange question, but does anyone know if you can use the Moto G without a data plan (i.e. just phone and texting over cell networks, with data from Wi-Fi only)?

    I have a parent who would really benefit from a phone like this with Big Launcher and the Google-powered voice typing, but doesn't need email or the web when out and about (if at all from a mobile device).

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    12-14-2013 02:57 PM
  2. EviI's Avatar
    Yes, you can buy a Moto G unlocked, and set up a plan with a phone company that offers pre-paid accounts.
    12-14-2013 03:16 PM
  3. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    Also, only if they don't know what the Moto G is. If it isn't in their database (or whatever) you might be able to get feature phone type plans. But if they have it listed, it's as a smartphone and they always require you get a data plan, unfortunately.

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    12-14-2013 03:23 PM
  4. MotoClive's Avatar
    You can turn off data in settings so only use for calls
    12-14-2013 03:41 PM
  5. jonovw's Avatar
    Yes you can do that with any unlocked Android phone. Just check if your carrier has a suitable plan.

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    12-16-2013 01:43 AM
  6. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    They do require you get a data plan if they know you have a smartphone...

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    12-16-2013 02:00 AM
  7. Ry's Avatar
    This might sound like a strange question, but does anyone know if you can use the Moto G without a data plan (i.e. just phone and texting over cell networks, with data from Wi-Fi only)?

    I have a parent who would really benefit from a phone like this with Big Launcher and the Google-powered voice typing, but doesn't need email or the web when out and about (if at all from a mobile device).

    Posted via Android Central App
    It will depend on the carrier. What carriers are you looking at?
    12-16-2013 11:09 AM
  8. ottscay's Avatar
    Right now they are on Verizon, which I suspect would catch on to the situation.
    12-21-2013 11:19 PM
  9. Haalcyon's Avatar
    Right now they are on Verizon, which I suspect would catch on to the situation.
    Bingo. Verizon would be on that like customization on Android.

    CM on OgPro
    12-22-2013 12:56 AM

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