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New Pre-Paid mobile replacement

I bought myself a new $250 Telstra pre-paid phone today. The telstra staff set it up for me, using my existing credit & phone number. On getting home, I dicovered he had used $25 of my credit on data. I'm a pre-paid long life user & am anoyed that I have lost $25 usage for calls I haven't used myself. I only use the internet on my phone at home & Wifi it to my land line modem to save credit. Am a bit  annoyed at this.

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Level 24: Supreme Being
Level 24: Supreme Being

Re: New Pre-Paid mobile replacement

Unfortunately the phones tend to use a bit of data on first setup and on Longlife Prepaid that would cost a bit.

It's a bit hard to avoid in store unless they can connect the phone to in house wifi before inserting the SIM.
Never be afraid to back yourself when trying new things, just always make sure you have 3 escape routes if things go wrong.

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