Plans & Features
Every time I try to set up wifi calling I get the message “Couldn’t set up wifi calling. Try again later in settings.” It has never set up. I have tried for nearly a year. I have a samsung galaxy s10, it’s supposedly compatible. Wifi calling could save me the cost of a wired home phone line, but it doesn’t work. What the hell?I bought a new sim card because I saw that fixed it for someone. It didn’t fix it for me.I have also called customer support about this and again, they are useless. Absolutely useless. Their uselessness makes any problem worse than it was before trying to get help.
Does anyone know if I sign up for HBO Max do I lose my $5/month discount for auto payment? I don’t want HBO bad enough to lose my $5 discount. I have called support twice asking about this and they won’t tell me the answer, which is pretty infuriating. You hire people from different countries who don’t understand the question and you don’t train them well enough to answer the question and that’s the face you give your customer when they need help.
I work for a local telecom provider. One of our customers is reporting that their outbound caller ID is showing up incorrectly on Cricket Wireless customer's devices. I've verified that their CNAM is correct, and I suspect that Cricket's database just needs to be updated.Can somebody who works for Cricket give me some direction? I'm not even sure who to call to try to get these records updated.Thanks in advance.
Awful service. My app to clock in and out of WORK doesn't load most of the time. I can't check my bank account anywhere. Calls and text messages won't go out. I feel like I'm paying for nothing. Might as well carry a brick, it'd be just as useful. I supposedly have unlimited data but I might as well have none at all ever. Taking advantage of poor people who can't afford 100+ a month for Verizon. I thought it'd get better with AT&T but honestly, it's worse.
Every day I work during the day my cell phone periodically keeps losing service at work. When I check the coverage map their shouldn’t be any drop in cell phone service but it keeps happening. It usually doesn't fix it self until I am about 5 miles to home. I need to know if this is a phone issue or service issue, thanks.
I just discovered that I can use mobile hotspot and usb tethering to provide internet to my tv and my computer and possibly even the router when AT&T's internet is down. I just went through several days without internet, never knowing my phone’s hotspot would give me the internet access I need. Never again. This is awesome.
Hello everyone. This is my first post. I have had cricket for 8 months. I have the Cricket More plan. About 6 months ago the repaired my neighborhoods only tower which is 6.4 miles away. After that there is only 0-1 bar signal. 1 phone is s22 ultra using AT&T. None of us can use our phones. Around 2:30- 7:00pm cst our phones say Network congested, please call your network operator. And we can't make or receive calls. Phones work everywhere else, and I mean everywhere, like the S. Louisiana swamps. Why oh why won't 4 phones, 3 on cricket and 1 on AT&T work in our neighborhood? I have called Cricket Customer Service multiple times. They say everything is fine. No network outages or slow downs. The AT&T phone does the exact same as the three Cricket phones. Att says same thing as cricket. Well, I was really loving Cricket, but it doesn't pay to pay $71 every month when you can't use your phone where you are at most of the time. Please Cricket, HELP us. We don't want to go ba
With being a Loyal Cricket Wireless Customer, and knowing in my working conditions things happen. I opt in for insurance from day 1. Keeping it til here recently, due to new found knowledge. As per my insurance my repair (“I still have the paper literature saying this”) should ONLY cost $40 and be same day. Now upon my attempt to file my claim, is where the truth hit me. No my repair would not be same day, nor the cost be what was Verbally and Printed on the literature. The quoted price was $75,without same day repair. For what I’ve paid into my insurance over the time of having service through yal. Now yal hit people with this,do yal (Cricket Wireless *CW) realize…. For that $75, any ATT Serv phone can be bought at a more convenient loacation. No wait time or anything, and be used. This has gone to show me yal honestly don’t care about customers. As well that y’all will do anything to get these said customers HARD EARNED money. Yal know this Insurance is HOT GARBAGE,nothing but a MONE
I am wanting to add personal ringtones and assign to some of my contacts. I have used a ringtone app and have downloaded a few. I go to a contact and click on the option to 'Set ringtone' which takes me to the availble ringtones that came with the phone. The last option in this list is "+ Add ringtone". I click on it and it opens the folder where I stored my downloaded ringtones. I click on the ringtone I want to add which closes the folder and takes me back to the list of available ringtones but the one I selected is not added to the list.
I pay for phone service that USED to be stellar! It’s complete SHIT now! They refuse to help. They are installing 5G bullshit while slowly choking out 4G service all the while CONTINUOUSLY Selling 4G devices touting them as the best of the best! I’m fed the hell up with this! I used to have full bars and no complaints! Now I get 1 if I’m lucky and can’t even send a picture thru a damn text message! I LIVE IN THE SAME PLACE AND YOUR SERVICE HAS GOTTEN SO BAD THAT IM FIXING TO SAY SHOVE IT UP YOUR 5G TOWER THAT IS LITERALLY 5 MILES FROM MY FRONT DOOR! You crooks! Not everyone can afford to run out and buy new $600+ Phones! And what’s worse is y’all haven’t offered to assist customers with these new phones these stupid rich companies are going to require us to have! Get. It. Together.
My wifi callling stopped working at 3pm yesterday. I went through troubleshooting with Cricket for 2 hours yesterday until they finally told me that others have reported issues with wifi calling and it seems to be on Cricket’s side. They told me to check with them again in the morning if it is still not working. I tried talking to them again...they tried going through troubleshooting AGAIN and I explained that I was told this is a Cricket issue. They said that they don’t have report of other customers with this issue. OH MY GOD. I just want to know when my wifi calling will be working as that is the only way I can make/receive calls and texts while at home AND at work. Has anybody else had an issue with wifi calling not turning on since yesterday?
TLDR: Wifi calling won't activate, basic troubleshooting done, Cricket support useless. Please help!(I know this is a duplicate post, but Cricket at it's finest wouldn't let me post it initially where it belonged without having something in the welcome board...ugh)Hello, reaching out here as I'm at wit's end with Cricket and this Wi-Fi calling issue. Background, initially signed up for Cricket with an unlocked S6 about 4 years ago. By rule that phone couldn't get wifi calling because it wasn't Cricket branded. Fair enough. June 5, I upgraded my phone to a Cricket branded S10. Tried to set up wifi calling and can only get a green and blue loading circle for about five minutes, then "please try to set up wifi calling again later" is what pops up next. My device has had several updates, and each time it is always the same. I've tried in no less than 4 different places with a strong wifi signal but to no avail. Cricket "support" operators have either blamed the wifi providers, told me to c
SO ON MY CRICKET DREAM 5G MY FINGERPRINT SENSOR WORKS ON ALL MY APPS EXCEPT FOR THE CRICKET APP. WHEN I GO AND SIGN INTO THE CRICKET APP I GO TO SETTINGS AND THEN DOWN TO FINGERPRINT WHICH IS ALREADY SAYING OFF WHEN YOU CLICK ON IT IT GOES TO ANOTHER SCREEN WHICH HAS A TOGGLE THAT WHEN YOU HIT IS SUPPOSED TO SLIDE OVER AND THE FINGERPRINT IS SUPPOSED TO COME ON WELL MINE DOESN'T. THE TOGGLE SWITCH MOVES OVER BUT IT STILL SHOWS FINGERPRINT OFF AND THERE IS NO SAVE BUTTON OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT. I'VE TAKEN IT TO MY LOCAL STORE AND CALL CUSTOMER SERVICE BUT NOBODY CAN SEEM TO TELL ME WHY I CAN'T GET THE FINGERPRINT TO STAY ON IN THE CRICKET APP DOES ANYBODY KNOW HOW TO HELP ME OUT? I WOULD APPRECIATE ANY ASSISTANCE. HERE ARE THE SCREENSHOTS SHOWING WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT.
Since “repairs” were made to the cell tower closest to my home about a month ago, I now receive poor to no signal and poor to no service in my home and immediate community. This is unacceptable. I have been in contact with Cricket customer service about this numerous times now and stopped in at the Cricket store on several occasions as well. They all want to blame my phone for the problem. The phone was working just fine before they began tinkering with this cell tower. However, under Cricket’s guidance, I’ve “reset” the network three times and have removed and reinserted the SIM card all to no avail. When I leave my community, I get a consistent 5 bars and blazing 5G service. This is a strong indication to me that the phone is not at fault. In addition, this same problem has affected my immediate next door neighbor who is also on Cricket and another neighbor further down the block who is on ATT. Coincidence? I think not.All the Cricket reps to whom I have spoken have brushed it aside
I have 15 gb of hotspot on my plan…I use it with my laptop.. but I need to connect my printer also..Ive tried to figure out how to do this for longest time and very frustated .. I can not get home internet service where im at so I have to rely on my hotspot to use my laptop and i need my printer to be connected to the same network to utitlize the apps that i need to function with my printer… “Wifi-direct” doesnt allow me to use what i need on my laptop bc i dont have the internet connection..I ran across this article here on Cricket website about mobile hotspot and tethering to be able to connect up to (6) devices at a time using this feature on my phone but there isnt any instructions explaining how to do this !!!“you can use tethering to connect six (6) devices at the same time using Wi-Fi”Anyone care to please tell me how to do this !??
I have the affordable connectivity program on my phone. I changed my phone plan and I ran out of data as soon as I added a gig which is 10.00 which I had a balance of 58.67 now after I put ten dollars on my account its showing a balance of 8.00 this is wrong. How can we get it fixed. Phone number 312-282-3790 cricket wireless account.
I have been a loyal customer for 2 years and today my phone decided to start acting up. I went online and was shocked at how much it costs to "upgrade" your phone. I spoke with an agent in chat that informed me that I was getting a $40 discount as a loyal customer. So just for giggles I went on like I was a new customer and the same phone I looked at was the same price offered to me as a loyal customer. I might add to this that I have 4 lines through Cricket and have NEVER been late with a payment.I do not feel as if Cricket values my business. I like Cricket. I have never had an issue with coverage no matter where I am.I would hate to have to change all 4 lines to another company. I came to Cricket from MetroPCS because of the customer service and lack of appreciation.
Hello,I have a Samsung A52. The last couple of days I am having an issue in certain areas of town, including my job. I cannot get a 5G connection. In fact many of the apps, including the app store say “no internet connection” and my browser often states that I have no internet connection (but then the page appears). The No connection/poor connection is annoying as I am paying for unlimited service. I do turn on Wi-Fi at home but not at work. I would like to know if you are upgrading something in the area, so maybe that is causing my service disruption? Or is the phone I bought not good enough anymore?
3 months ago my Blu 4G phone with 265 gig. Worked just fine. Then I get mail and text saying my phone won't work when Cricket drops 3G. Ihd only bought my Blu® phone 6 months before! So my wife decides on her own that she wants a new phone. The next day, my phone quits working. I call, they say my Blu® won't work after they drop 3G. I never had 3G! So now I can't get service unless I buy a new 5G phone from them. I always had a 4G LTE signal on the Blu®! NOW! I have a Cricket 5G phone and it STILL SHOWS 4G LTE.What's with this company? OK. You twisted my arm to buy YOUR 5G PHONE which is receiving 4G LTE!
First, I would like to make it clear that I absolutely love Cricket and its services. My wife and I have recommended them to several people over the years. Unfortunately, until the unlock policy is changed, I will never buy a phone from Cricket again. Specifically, the clause in the policy preventing even long time customers in good standing from unlocking a phone for 6 months. I am someone that goes on international trips and as soon as I land in a country (other than Canada and Mexico) my phone mostly becomes a paperweight. The only way to overcome this is to buy a local sim card for my phone and make it fully functional for the length of my trip. Until the policy is changed I will simply buy unlocked phones off of Amazon. I have no plans on ever leaving Cricket, but this policy has made it irrational for me to ever purchase one of your phones again.
I had 5 lines for $100 for years. They decided to raise it by nearly a third to $130/month. Really not a good deal at that price. I can get better deals from other providers for less. Disappointed. Plus I called after receiving the text about this price change and the guy I spoke to said, “it’s not happening, you can ignore that text”. I don’t think they informed their support people that this change was coming.
I have the unlimited with hotspot plan. Will the 15 GB rollover into the following month? And if I purchase an additional 15GB one time purchase will any of that rollover to the next month? I am a single mom and had purchased these for my kids to have service at home for school. School reopened and we didn’t use as much as planned but not we just found out that they will more than likely be closing down due to the increase of cases in our area and my billing cycle ends tomorrow.
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