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Google Fi’s unlimited plans now have more data and lower prices

Google Fi has been around for years as a mobile network focused on people with limited cellular data usage, but more recently, the network has offered "unlimited" data plans. Google Fi rolled out a 'Simply Unlimited' option last year, and now it's lowering prices and adding more data to both of its unlimited-branded plans. First, the...

Galaxy S22 series can’t use eSIM on Google Fi, at least not yet

Samsung has offered eSIM support on its phones for years, but the US models were always left out of the fun. That finally changed with the Galaxy S22 series, which can connect to US cell networks without the need for a physical SIM card. However, it seems at least one carrier with eSIM support is...

Google Fi rolls out end-to-end encryption for phone calls between Fi users

Google Fi, launched back in 2015, is an MVNO telecom service by Google, providing calls, SMS, and data services through networks operated by T-Mobile and US Cellular in the USA. It has a few headline features that separate it from the rest of the crowd, but it's more or less just another mobile network. However,...

Google Fi’s new unlimited plan costs less but loses some benefits

Google Fi on Thursday unveiled a new unlimited plan known as Simply Unlimited. The plan is meant to be a more basic version of its existing unlimited option, now called Unlimited Plus, at a more affordable price. Simply Unlimited is available for $60 per month for one line and lacks features that are available in Unlimited...

T-Mobile will sell your data to advertisers but you can opt out

If you’re a T-Mobile customer, you should be aware of a new privacy policy change that’s set to go into effect starting April 26. The Wall Street Journal reports T-Mobile will automatically enroll phone subscribers in an advertising program that will share information related to app data, online activity, and web history with advertisers. The program...

Three new Motorola phones have been added to Google Fi

Google has announced it’s adding three new Motorola phones to its growing library of devices available through Google Fi. The new additions come with a limited-time promotional offer that will score users any Motorola device for free with Fi service credit. The search giant said the new Motorola phones being added on Google Fi are: Moto...

[Update: Delayed for Fi users] Here’s when Google plans to shut down Hangouts for all users

Google on Thursday provided an update for users who still rely on Hangouts to chat with friends and family. The search giant said in the first half of 2021, Hangouts users will be migrated to a free version of Google Chat — the Slack and Discord competitor currently available to enterprise users. Google will automatically migrate...

Google Fi will soon stop activating phones that don’t support VoLTE on T-Mobile

Google Fi, launched back in 2015, is an MVNO telecom service by Google, providing calls, SMS, and data services through networks operated by T-Mobile and US Cellular in the USA. If you’re a Google Fi customer with a phone that doesn’t support Voice over LTE (VoLTE) feature, your phone might lose access to cell service...

Google Assistant and Google Fi get new family management tools in time for the holidays

Your holidays will probably look a lot different this year thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. But just because your plans are different doesn’t mean they have to be hard. To help keep parents sane over the holidays, Google has introduced new management tools for Google Assistant and Google Fi. Many of the new Google Assistant functions...

Google Fi’s $15/mo phone subscription program gets you a Pixel 4a, device protection, and biyearly phone upgrades

Google Fi has launched a phone subscription program that aims to make upgrading to a new device easier than ever. Subscribers today can get the Google Pixel 4a and device protection for $15 per month over a 24-month period. After that, subscribers will own the device and are free to upgrade to a new Pixel...

Google Fi unveils its 5G coverage map and starts selling Samsung’s latest 5G phones

It was a big day when Google Fi, previously called Project Fi, opened up support for more devices, including those from Apple, OnePlus, and Samsung. A few years later, and the service is expanding even more by introducing support for Samsung’s latest 5G phones, including the Galaxy Note 20. The full lineup of newly certified "Designed...

Google Voice and Google Fi can finally be used on the same account

Google Voice is one of the company's oldest services and it has changed a lot over the years. It started as a simple web-based phone service, but smartphones allowed it to become much more advanced. Last year, Google began decoupling Voice from its other phone service, Google Fi. That separation is now complete and the...