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Ten More Apps to Make Your Life Easier

February 10, 2016 1:20:23 PM PST


Text messages and phone calls are the base of smartphones, but utilizing your cell phone to make your life easier and more fun is really the best part of having a smartphone! There are so many incredible mobile apps on the market right now, and we know many of these by name like Instagram, Uber, or your bank’s online banking app. What about the lesser known smartphone apps that can impact our lives, but we never have a chance to discover? I scoured the internet for the most interesting or useful apps I could find in order to help you discover top apps without having to dig deep into the web.

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Comments | Posted in Lifestyle By Rachael Humphries

California Lifeline Celular Gratis- TruConnect Aplicación

¿Ha oído alguien hablar sobre el programa de gobierno que da los teléfonos móviles gratis? Ofrecemos ese programa subvencionado por el gobierno, se llama California LifeLine y proporciona servicios celulares de llamadas y textos gratis y un teléfono móvil gratuito para aquellos que califiquen!


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2 Comments | Posted in TruConnect News By Melanie Warner

Quiz: How to Fix Your WiFi Hotspot?

January 28, 2016 4:36:38 PM PST

How to fix a wi-fi hotspot

Customer service is a great tool when you need a little extra help navigating our website, registering your wifi hotspot, or accessing account information. Although we love hearing from and helping our customers, we also want to empower them to do all that they can on their own! Some common wifi hotspot issues involve a dead battery, restarting the wifi hotspot, adding data, registering the wifi hotspot, or finding a good service location. Take our online assessment to see what is most likely the problem with your wifi hotspot.

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2 Comments | Posted in Customer Service By Eugenia Leung

California LifeLine Free Government Phone Renewal TruConnect

Are you a California LifeLine customer? If so, this is important information! All California LifeLine customers must renew their Lifeline program participation every year to continue receiving their free wireless service. If you do not renew your participation, you will lose your free wireless service. This is why we encourage you to renew early so that you do not forget and lose out on your great benefits from TruConnect! Get familiar with this procedure. The renewal process is easy and takes less than 5 minutes out of your day once a year!!

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3 Comments | Posted in Customer Service By Eugenia Leung

Do you qualify for free government Lifeline phones?

January 20, 2016 5:11:00 PM PST

California Lifeline Customer - TruConnect Wireless

Have you ever heard anyone talk about free government phones? We offer a government subsidized service called the California LifeLine program that provides discounted phone and data services to those who qualify and maybe even a free phone!

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3 Comments | Posted in TruConnect News By Melanie Warner

If you're on this list, you may need a hotspot

January 8, 2016 11:30:56 AM PST

If you're on this short list,  you may be in need of a mobile hotspot. An internet connection is arguably a necessity in 2016, and unfortunately, many people do not know how a hotspot could make their life easier, more enjoyable, or just less stressful.

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2 Comments | Posted in Lifestyle By Rachael Humphries

How to Create a Better Wireless Customer Experience

December 29, 2015 2:44:33 PM PST

Let’s help each other out!

TruConnect Wireless Customer Service

We understand how frustrating poor customer service experiences can be as we have all been in that situation before. Whether it's trying to connect your mobile hotspot to view online movies or get your smartphone connected to 4g lte to do some online banking, the fast moving technological landscape of wireless devices can seem tricky. A successful and pleasant customer service interaction falls on both parties, and while we work to do our best job, here are some things you can have prepared before calling to make your experience smoother!

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3 Comments | Posted in Customer Service By Eugenia Leung

How to get up to 1,000 MB FREE mobile Data

December 22, 2015 10:59:39 AM PST

Yay Free Wireless Data!

What is freemium might you ask?

‘Free’ is one of the sweetest words to our ears. The words free and premium joined together are two great words mixed into one. The definition of freemium according to is is a pricing strategy by which a product or service is provided free of charge, but money (premium) is charged for proprietary features, functionality, or virtual goods. We all know that wireless service costs money, so the answer is simple, let’s give our customers what they want, FREE DATA.

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2 Comments | Posted in TruConnect News By Melanie Warner

When all else fails, there is still hope!

no wireless internet service

Your portable WiFi hotspot is working just perfectly until one day, it does not turn on. No wireless internet, no internet service. No response to any button you are pressing. Another thing that may be happening is that your start screen freezes once it is turned on and none of your WiFi-enabled devices are able to connect to your device. You may think that your portable wifi hotspot is broken. However, as you ponder on about all the possibilities, you realize you didn’t do anything wrong with it like drop it in a tub of water or drop it hard against a hard surface. Inconspicuous of any noticeable damage, you wonder what could be wrong with your device. There is no way that it is completely drained out of battery because you just charged it last night.

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3 Comments | Posted in Customer Service By Eugenia Leung

When Free WiFi Fails

December 14, 2015 5:11:36 PM PST

One of the worst experiences for many of us is arriving at a place where we expect to have wifi access and it fails to exist. After lugging my 17” laptop into my hotel room, I was excited to upload my travel photos and share them with my family via email and my friends through social media. Unfortunately for me, I assumed that hotels all have free wifi in 2015.

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6 Comments | Posted in Lifestyle By Rachael Humphries

Five Places to Take Your Mobile Hotspot Device

December 2, 2015 11:25:27 AM PST

Planning a trip to Grandma’s house? The slight panic of not having WiFi gives us the heebie jeebies, too. Owning a mobile hotspot loaded with data is an easy way to stay connected. No need to worry about finding wireless internet when visiting Grandma. Paying for overpriced data fees and wondering if WiFi will be available won’t be a problem when it comes to our service. You may be surprised how much data you're using when surfing the web, streaming music or posting updates on your social networks. So, that leads us to the big question – where do you take your mobile hotspot? Below, we listed five places to take your device. We hope it will come in handy for your next trip!


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3 Comments | Posted in Lifestyle By Melanie Warner

Ten Apps to Make Your Life Easier

November 11, 2015 9:55:14 AM PST

Mobile Apps

There are apps to assist with pretty much everything. That’s why we asked around, did our research and tested the best “life-hack” (free!) apps that we find most helpful with day-to-day obstacles. From keeping track of finances to booking tables at restaurants, we tested ten apps to cover the essential parts of life, including: finance, transportation, health and resources nearby. Consider these apps as your mini-personal assistants that help make your life easier.


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6 Comments | Posted in Lifestyle By Melanie Warner

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We at TruConnect, as a team of mobile broadband internet providers, are passionate about wireless products, and are excited to bring you a whole new way of thinking about the mobile internet with a terrific selection of mobile phone deals, smartphones, prepaid phones, wifi hotspot, and unlimited talk & text and mobile data plans. We are a group of wireless industry veterans who have spent many years bringing new mobile products and services to consumers in the U.S. We understand your frustration with expensive monthly data plans, so first we came up with an easy, honest, and super convenient way to stay connected to the mobile internet: Purchase a smartphone with talk & text and a mobile data package or a mobile wi-fi hotspot with mobile data, and then pay for your mobile wireless service by how much you use, rather than paying for a monthly bundle of data. It's a simple idea - sort of like how you pay for electricity, water, gas, and nearly every other utility. Individual usage varies from month to month, so we designed a variety of plans to fit the needs of everyone for cheap wireless internet. TruConnect is proud to offer you this simple, cheap wireless internet service that provides the flexibility you require when it comes to mobile internet on the go. TruConnect's mobile wi-fi hotspot devices are perfect for travelling and our wi-fi hotspots can be used to connect multiple devices at once to allow for group study/work sessions. Mobile broadband is made easy by TruConnect.

TruConnect offers a great selection of affordable mobile phones and smartphones, mobile phone deals, prepaid phones, broadband wireless internet, unlimited data plan, pay as you go phones, and great 4g lte mobile hotspot. TruConnect is one of the most affordable internet providers; we were the first prepaid mobile broadband isp in the U.S. to offer these kind of flexible cell phone plans and we continually seek to offer the best mobile phone deals, best smartphone options, affordable android phones, and blazing fast portable wi-fi wireless internet. TruConnect provides an underserved market with critical wireless internet services such as California Lifeline (ETC), mobile data plans, prepaid talk & text plans with data, and other vital internet service offerings. We offer a variety of mobile broadband devices and cheap mobile phones including Moxee and BLU prepaid phones, 4g lte smartphones, Novatel, Samsung, D-Link, Unimax 4g lte wifi hotspot. As an affordable mobile broadband isp, TruConnect supplies households with a broad range of incomes across your area with the best mobile phone deals, cheap mobile phones, high speed internet, cheap wireless internet and portable wifi solutions. Our mobile network offers nationwide coverage including 4g lte speeds in most areas. 3g coverage is available as well.

California Lifeline is a state and federal government program that provides discounted mobile phone service and free government phones for low-income consumers, ensuring everyone can stay in touch. TruConnect is currently designated to provide California Lifeline supported phone service and lifeline phone in addition to 20 other states across the U.S with more to come. The California Lifeline program is only available to eligible consumers who can provide documentation for eligibility based on either income level or participation in eligible public assistance programs. Only one California Lifeline service is allowed per household regardless of the type of phone.

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