Back to school data plan to control your Pokemon Go crazed Student!

With the release of Pokemon Go, most parents are thrilled to see their kids out and about and playing in parks. However, there’s a downside – data! Has your data shot through the roof?

Verizon is trying to help – they have unveiled a new My Verizon app where you can gain complete control of your wireless plan. Beginning today, you choose the amount of data you want and make your choices through the app and can change your plan size and options as often as you want so you can enjoy more of what you love and try new things with your mobile devices on the most reliable network.

The new My Verizon app lets you access all of the new Verizon Plan options with a few simple taps. You get all of these capabilities in the palm of your hand:unnamed

  • The Feed: All you need to know about your data, account and bill in one real-time feed, with personalized products and content just for you.
  • The Data Hub: Your data control center. Clearly see how much data is being used, who is using it and how to get more if you need it.
  • On-Demand Support: In-app help that’s there before you need it with immediate answers without calling for help.
  • Simplified Bill: A clear and simple bill that explains what’s changed from month-to-month. Understand and pay your bill with just a few taps.

I particularly like their new Safety Mode – especially with the amount unnamed (1)of Pokemon Go we’ve been playing. If you’ve used all your data allotment for the month,  you can choose to add Safety Mode for free, (on the XL or XXL data size,); SM-L size customers pay $5 per month if they choose to add Safety Mode. Switch on Safety Mode within your new My Verizon app, and the benefit is once you’ve hit your data limit they’ll move your data from 4G LTE to 128 kbps speeds – and you don’t pay anything for that data you use over your plan size. The slower
speeds in Safety Mode apply to all your data usage until you upgrade your plan, buy more data through Data Boost, or until the end of the month, when you start over with your new allotment of 4G LTE data. This is a huge improvement over the data overage costs our family has been paying!

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