Cell phone users who use Verizon as a carrier can reset their satellite by dialing *228, then selecting option two. By making the call, users experience fewer dropped calls and minimize the time the phone is in roaming mode. Verizon suggests resetting the cell phone or upgrading the towers every month.Continue Reading
Making the call to improve satellite coverage also improves battery life and provides users with clearer and crisper connections in more areas of the United States. The call to upgrade the towers is free and works on most Verizon phones, such as the Treo, BlackBerry and LG.
Verizon has the distinction of being the biggest wireless carrier in the United States, with approximately 115 million subscribers as of 2014. The company spends, on average, over $6 billion in network upgrades per year.
For users experiencing signal difficulties, Verizon offers a device called a Verizon network extender. The extender is a fem-to-cell or a mini cell tower. The fem-to-cell utilizes a broadband connection to supply a signal. A cellular repeater can also increase signal strength by amplifying the signal and rebroadcasting it.
According to a report issued by the Business Insider in May 2014, Verizon has been upgrading its LTE towers to take advantage of Advanced Wireless Spectrum technology. The company has branded the use as XLTE.Learn more about Mobile
Customers can view account details and pay their Verizon bill through the Verizon Wireless website, as of 2015. To pay online, simply click on the My Verizon link, log in, and then navigate to the Pay Bill page. Enter the amount and method of payment, agree to the terms of service and click submit.Full Answer >
My Verizon is a free online service that allows Verizon Wireless customers to access their accounts from the wireless telecommunications provider's website. Because the service is Internet-based, customers can make changes to their accounts from the convenience of their homes and offices. The service requires that customers first assume an account role, that is, be registered as either an account owner or an account manager.Full Answer >
Tracking a Verizon rebate can be done on the Verizon Wireless website under Rebate Center. Enter either a tracking number or name, zip code, email address and wireless phone number to track the rebate. For companies, enter the company name, zip code, email address and wireless phone number, says Verizon.Full Answer >
Three stores and venues that buy back cell phones, as of 2015, are Best Buy, Radio Shack and wireless carrier stores such as AT&T and Verizon stores. These outlets review the condition of the phone to arrive at a value, which they pay out in store credit or a check.Full Answer >