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Scam? Unwrap a Year of Wireless Sweepstakes

I received a call last night from "Ellen" with The Story House saying I had won a year of free wireless service as an entrant in one of your recent sweepstakes. She followed up with an email with several documents that I need to sign and return within 3 business days.  I recall registering for

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 • Wireless Billing

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expired Northlane debit card

I closed an ATT landline account a while ago, and some time later ATT sent me the refund on my unused negative balance in the form of a Northlane.com debit card. But I didn't really pay much attention to it. But when I went to activate it, it didn't work, and then I noticed it expired, valid through

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Will a Cusomer Support Representative Ever ask for your Credit Card and other Info over Chat?

I am an AT&T internet customer, and I pulled up the website and started a chat to ask about a charge on my account. They answered my questions very thoroughly, and then offered to save me money by signing me up for a 'Free' trial of Direct-TV, for which I would pay $30 a month for three months, and

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HBO Max subscription through AT&T has expired

As I've seen in this forum many of you have been experiencing the same error and endless loop of trying to login with your provider AT&T the past few days not been able to enjoy HBO Max. After 8 extremely long support calls to various departments and getting transferred numerous times getting no

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Strange phone call location

I got a phone call (didn't answer) from +1 (619) 731-7137 and the location shown was Fruitdale, CO, Canada. Got another one from 9 +1 (888) 237-XXXX (don't have the last 4 digits), location shown as Blair, AK, Montserrat.  These were just 2 of several I got with similar locations. the first (6

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Scam Phone Calls

Recently upgraded to iPhone XS and past week getting at least 100 calls a day from overseas International callers w spam messages or asking for account information or other information such as banking. I use AT&T Call Protect as per AT&T Tech Help but still calls coming in every hour. Upgraded appar

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Fix Legitimate Company Showing Up as Robo/Scam

Hi I work for a legitimate company and we receive complaints from AT&T customers that our calls are sometimes showing up as scam or robo calls. Is there a way to clear this and prove that we are a legitimate company?

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 • Account Features

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I've been charged a deductable for a repair that the repair person refused to carry out.

My phone is broken. I need to retain physical posession of the phone as it has irreplacable data on it. I visited what I thought was an AT&T store, where they filed my insurance claim, and scheduled a mobile repair person to fix it the next morning. When the repair person showed up, they f

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 • Account Features

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Was I scammed during an in-home tech visit?

Hello, I recently received a modem to self install my new AT&T fiber internet in my apartment through self install. I had some issues, talked to customer service, and they set me up with a tech visit. The tech arrived and introduced someone else who they said would be helping him with the inte

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blocking a text spammer

I continually get spam texts. while I block/delete the numbers, they continue to send using another number. It's endless. I tried AT&T Support but they only offered Call Protect.  So I thought the Forum might have more/better suggestions.

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 • Data & Messaging Features, Internet Tethering

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Debt collector calling me for a 7 year old debt!?!

Good Morning, I received a letter from ERC this week claiming a debt owed to AT&T.  While the alleged debt owed is relatively small, $96.70, I am not about to pay a debt that isn't legitimate.  The debt collector said that this was a past due amount from 2012 (over 7 years ago). Since then, not only

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Seriously? A budget phone?

Dear AT&T, You want me to activate a cheap budget phone (U318AA) as a replacement for the premium phone I currently own because you decided to switch everything to 5G? No, This cheap phone is going to go right into the garbage. Thankfully, as a person who enjoys working in the Information Tec

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A possible scam msg from 1 400 200 522

I received a text msg from 1 400 200 522 (I didn’t drop a digit) FRM:AT&T SUBJ:Unsuccessful payment Call 8282636664 I have not responded   Anyone aware of a scam.  

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Is this email spam for for real?

AT&T MAIL <[email scrubbed]> Sun, Nov 21 at 2:07 PM Mail UPDATE Dear User, This is to inform you that your email account has reached an Upgrade stage, Due to the fact that you are using our old version.   If you choose not to update your account on or before

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AT&T Help - Instructions for Trade-In Issues

@ATTHelp Can you please let the customers in this forum know what the appropriate course of action is when a customer sends a phone in to the Trade-In Department and the phones are either not received or are devalued for a reason that is refuted by documented evidence from the customer (e.g. crac

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 • Phone & Device Upgrades

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Weird phone calls

This has been happening to me in the last 2 years. People are calling me asking why I called them.  Of course I didn't, but they are understandably sad.  Also I am getting calls from people leaving no vm and when I call them back or text them, they tell me the same thing.   Does anyo

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Charge pending expired

Got an email today about a charge that was pending had expired on my bank account from AT&T K006 9968 ESTOR for about $44. I recently preordered the Apple Watch series 5 Nike so I thought maybe something went wrong with the order but I talked to a rep and they said the order has been paid and is sti

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Enough with the Deceptive Pricing Practices

I have been with ATT for years (more than a decade) but I am biting the bullet and switching to T-Mobile at the end of this month. I have been duped one too many times on promises to provide credits, change plans, etc. In just the last couple of months I have over paid almost $300, promised credit

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SCAMMED by Bj's AT&T Representative

A couple of months ago I was stopped by an AT&T representative at BJ's and I was told that I could get an iPhone XR for $5 a month (for 30 months), and an iPhone 8 for free if I switched to a new plan with unlimited data, talk, text. I agreed to the terms, got my plan changed from 10GB a month to Un

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Getting several e mails who say they are ATT/YAHOO telling me to click on the button and update my email info. is this a hack?

Has anyone gotten any e mails supposedly from att/yahoo saying to click on box to update my info by a certain date or mY account will be deleted. I have not done this, but wondering if this is legitimate or a hack. Please advise is anyone else has gotten this or knows anything about it. Thank you

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