UTICA, MICHIGAN -- The customer is always right, wrong... If you like being treated like a second class citizen/customer, AT&T is the provider for you. If you only desire to speak to automated telephone support, AT&T is the provider for you. If you enjoy the inability to settle any sort of dispute whatsoever, AT&T is the provider for you. If you're enamored by offensive and threatening business letters, AT&T is the provider for you. God forbid you should decide to upgrade your services with them because they'll continue charging you for both the old services and new ones.
After 6 prison-like years of services (if you know what I mean), I'm sending it all back. Good riddance. ATT, this is my last act as a paying customer, and it's only befitting that I let everyone know how wonderful you are! Regards, hope AT&T fires you ** from Sales, Service and Billing (phone click).
I wanted to freeze my husband's phone plan/phone number while he was away on deployment. He was going to be out of "town" for a few month, maybe up to 1 year. Just like we do with any other bills like his car insurance I wanted to "freeze" his phone line and re-activate the same phone plan with same phone number once he came home to save a few dollars over a period of time.
When he returned home we come to find out that even with a monthly payment to keep the phone active during his absence we can't go back to the same unlimited data plan because the customer service representative "OPTED US OUT" of the service and did not freeze the account as I asked him. The phone line was being paid but we did not even use 1 minute of service for over 8 months on this phone line and they will not reactivate the account with the same plan as before.
It is very frustrating that it is up to your luck that when you call you might get a person on the other side that has a good bit of experience or end up with someone that will screw you up and there is nothing you can do after. We had this account with them for the past 6 years and a total of 4 phone lines and not once paid late. It seems that they don't care for their customers or any individual case that comes to their doors even if it is their fault. All they care if for the "$" that come in to their door!!
Since AT&T jerks everyone around, bounces you from representative to rep, is trained to simply HANG UP on their customers, etc. Here is some contact info you can used to get a direct line to customer service supervisors: ** (Team Manager - icare3@amcustomercare. AT&T-mail.com) 918-204-1116 & ** (**'s supervisor - icare2@amcustomercare. AT&T-mail.com) 918-204-4237, can both be reached directly at the numbers provided. BOTH can assist with ANY complaint issues from ANY service area!
Quit getting bounced from dept to dept & call these gentlemen direct to avoid long hold times, inept service, being hung up on or transferred to their outsourced Indian office! AT&T has proven to be the industry leader in DROPPED CALLS & absolutely HORRENDOUS customer service! Don't play their game & simply get a live service supervisor that will immediately assist!!! Pass this on to ANYONE & EVERYONE you know. Eventually they will get the hint that their CUSTOMERS come first!
I'm not going to be using my phone for four months so I am looking for some ultra cheap plan. Half hour with Agent 1 who says what I want is "World Traveler Plan". "Is this on top of my regular charge?" I ask. No, he says, "that's all you'd pay per month, $5.99." Has to be done by the international desk. BTW this takes about 20 minutes. Two calls to the International are dropped, then another 20 minutes on hold. International explains, which is what I thought, that the Plan is *extra*, not instead. Back to customer service. 50 minutes have now passed.
Customer service says the plan I want, a $10/month suspension, is not available since I had it last year. What can you do for me? I ask. I've been a customer for seven years. Answer: nothing. Take a hike.
I have examined AT&T Mobility's website for contact information for the firm's corporate offices, as well as Customer Service, hoping to get some kind of such info (email/postal address). After the call, I got a text message to call #3325 for an automated survey, on which I made the call. I rated the service as somewhat unsatisfactory, as the information was not available at the call center. A supervisor responded by returning my call, and I explained the same thing to her. Ultimately, she was not able to locate the contact information for a prepay customer. Perhaps the postpay (billed) customers have the information available, but not the prepay customers.
Are the corporate executives of AT&T Mobility afraid of any contact with retail customers, or ?????????? Update: Have since then have abandoned my prepay account with AT&T, and have not heard from anyone there since then. I guess they don't miss my business too much. And, why does AT&T Mobility impose the strictest limits for "off-net" roaming, when Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile are virtually silent on the issue of roaming?????
Purchased iPhone for $500 in 2007. Was assured by AT&T out-of-town location serviceable by them. Sale of iPhone conditioned upon this information. Rec'd letter from AT&T our cell phone service to be cancelled on 11/10/08 because contract between AT&T and ComCast (who was the true service provider - undisclosed to customer) cancelled their contract. Called number provided in letter and was told by customer representative they would reimburse for iPhone and would not be charged termination of contract fee. Received bill for 11/03/08 - 12/02/08 for $535.14, including $375.28 for termination fee.
Spoke with AT&T customer service supervisor who iterated the bill was in error and "promised" reimbursement of iPhone cost. Another "supervisor" called few days later and said no monies for iPhone and charge of $165 due and corrected bill would be mailed. Had no more communication nor billing from AT&T until collection agency called today threatening legal action unless payment of $195 bill. (AT&T for the past year plus automatically deducted our monthly payment from our charge acct. Why not for the amt. owing?)
I believe AT&T should prorate the cost of my iPhone which I cannot use any longer and had to buy new phones; $30 collection fees as we had no updated/corrected bill nor communication w/ AT&T about final charge other than $535.14. And that we should not be charged for service provided for the month of Nov. since service was terminated on Nov. 10. Have been good customers and paid top dollar for AT&T service - never late payment. AT&T should have had the courtesy to notify us of the amount we owed and when. Made an effort to pay something toward iPhone that is now useless.
We moved cross-country last year but kept the old phone numbers to allow family and friends an easier transition. But after a year, we decided to get local cell phone numbers to help establish us locally. We walked into an AT&T Mobility store and a nice guy behind the counter did his magic with the customer service reps on the phone. After 20 minutes, he handed us new SIM cards and a note on each with the new phone numbers.
What he didn't tell us is the problem: They changed our billing plan. We now have 50 more minutes a month. No problem with this. We lost a corporate discount. I now have to apply for the discount again. There's a problem with that! We are now being billed in advanced instead of arrears! Problem with that! Double billed this month without warning! In this day of $4+ gas what I don't need to do is scramble for more money. After 4 phone calls to AT&T, I still don't have the discount, I can't be put back on billing in arrears, but I did get $140 credit on my account.
Be warned if you've been an AT&T customer for years, they will change your account without telling you if you change ANYTHING on your account, perhaps even something as simple as your address. I'm not sure about the rest of you, but I'm sick of having to spend hours and hours on the phone to right the wrongs of poor customer service inflicted upon my life.
I received a letter from AT&T stating that effective July 7, 2008 I would be charged for text/instant messaging. The fee would be 20cents /call or $20/mo for an unlimited plan. I called AT&T and spoke to a "Chris". He told me that my contract would expire on July 12, 2008 and they would not offer the free text/instant messaging any longer. To me, that is breaking the contract that I had with them. The AT&T billing statement for July indicated I had $29.20 credit. On July 10th I bought a phone from Verizon, believing that AT&T had broken my contract and were now charging me for what was a free service, and ported my old number over.
On July 24, 2008 I received a statement from AT&T charging me $175.00 Early Termination Fee because I terminated my contract 2 days early! I again called AT&T and spoke to a "Chris" and he said that because I had switched to a new carrier, there was nothing he could do and there was no one that I could speak to. I would like AT&T to remove the Termination Fee and refund me the $29.20.
NOVATO, CALIFORNIA -- Our phone went dead on Sunday, which is inconvenient since my husband is very ill & the phone is a necessity. Entered complaint via email & neighbor called AT&T repair. Called AT&T repair repeatedly on cell phone, finally got a live voice. I repeated that my husband is very ill. They put a "Priority" on my complaint & 2 days later a tech who was scheduled to arrive between 8 &10 am, showed at 3 pm, spent an hour, couldn't repair it, & needed to refer this to a "Specialist." As they explained it, the glitch is in the AT&T cable.
In other words it is AT&T's problem! Today is Wednesday, AT&T tells me they will have it repaired maybe in two days. AT&T is the phone company and their phone service & phone repair is horrendous. Remember, if AT&T loved us, they would take better care of us. I am switching to Comcast.
BOYNTON BEACH, FLORIDA -- Order phone & DSL, given date to install. Never showed up. Had email confirmation. Called, said would be there following week. When I tried phone, so much static I couldn't hear. Called them on my cell phone. Took one hour to finally get to talk to someone who could help me. Told me they had no order for DSL. I told them to cancel the whole order. Now they are billing me for services I never had.
Again I can't get to talk to someone who can help me. They put you from one person to the other and each one says "I'm sorry I'm not the one who can help you but I will transfer you to someone that can." After 6 transfers, and how many minutes on your cell phone, you feel "is there anyone there that knows what they are doing". My next response will be to the FCC.