BLACK LICK, PENNSYLVANIA -- My Jitterbug is the first cell phone I ever had and I'm learning it so I'm not that good at it yet. When the TV ad showed the big numbers on the Jitterbug, I liked it because I'm 86 and my vision isn't as good as it was. In fact, that's how I decided to get the Jitterbug. My daughter puts the numbers I call on the pages so that I can go through it and find the number immediately. I take my Jitterbug with me, and in case anything happens, then I can get some help. I had a Lifeline at one time but it was just in the house. That wasn't very good if I went out somewhere.
The only thing is that every time somebody wants to look at my Jitterbug, they end up touching the red button. The people at Jitterbug are very good. They're right on it. They contact me right away and ask if I am okay. I tell them somebody else touched it. It makes me feel very comfortable to know that no matter where I am, I have some help. I would recommend it to a friend.
LOVELL, WYOMING -- My Jitterbug flip phone is very basic but so far I like it. I bought it for a friend whose fingers didn't work very well. The phone had the big buttons and that's why I got it for him. He died, and I just kept it and I'm paying for it. I've never had a cell phone before and I appreciate that it's handy and nice. The coverage is nice, too. At first, when we bought the phone, their reps have been wonderful. But then I couldn't get a hold of them for a while. Although they've been nice when I call them. Jitterbug works well and takes care of my needs.
REIDSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA -- My sister had a Jitterbug phone and she gave it to me when she died. I appreciate that they made it really easy for me to switch over from my her account to my account. I still have an iPhone and I just use the Jitterbug for an emergency. It's good for what I want it for. The only thing is I haven't given the number out at all, but I've gotten calls from people that I don't know. I usually call them and tell them that I have not given this number out so I don't know how they got the number. I'm getting less now than I did at first so I think it's working out. Since I got the Jitterbug, I have less worries because I keep it in the bedroom at night in case I need it. I would recommend it.
ROSEVILLE, ILLINOIS -- For the easiness of it, we got the Jitterbug for my husband. It's his first phone and he likes it. I like the Jitterbug better too compared to other providers. However, it must have been a number somebody else had because he kept getting bad calls with it. But when he changed his number, he's been fine ever since. He called Jitterbug and the rep did it immediately right over the phone. It's an easy phone to use. We're seniors, both in our 60s, and I've had other plain flip-top phones, which are alright but I'm getting ready to do Jitterbug too.
SUFFOLK, VIRGINIA -- I'm 85 years old, I'm not very computer literate, and I wanted to keep it simple. I'm not crazy about the heavy and flat iPhones as those doesn't appeal to me. Right now, I'm preparing for a hip replacement so it's important that I have a phone on me all the time for setting up appointments. I had Consumer Cellular before, but I had to get out and go somewhere else to pick up a signal. It got worse too. I was in a dead zone and finally lost all signals.
I'm really pleased with Jitterbug. I must be getting a strong signal and I haven't had a skip of any kind with it. Also, I love the fact that I can talk to a really pleasant voice instead of having to do everything digitally. That's really nice. Jitterbug meets my needs perfectly and I've recommended Jitterbug to a lot of other people.
DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA -- My husband died about nine years ago. Two years ago, I was living at the beach and I was over 200 miles from any of my three boys, so they wanted me closer. I live by myself but I moved into a senior citizen's place, and I have a phone furnished by my sons. However, I wanted something to take with me and my sons chose to get the Jitterbug phone because they had heard good reports about it and it was easy to take around. My son was sold on it, got it, and brought it to me.
I have the other phone in my room and my Jitterbug phone is the one that I carry with me all the time. My Jitterbug is handy and my boys told me to use it. It's the best thing. I can keep in touch with them when I go to places. I'm pleased and satisfied with it. It's small, simple, and easy to use -- that's the main thing and what everybody is looking for in a phone. The other morning I was having trouble with it, but I got it straightened out.
CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA -- I had a different cellphone before using Jitterbug. I've tried all those cellphones, but I couldn't hear on them at all, except on my granddaughter's phone and she has some kind of a smartphone. I have a friend who told me that her husband, who has lots of hearing loss, had a Jitterbug phone. So, I asked her husband about his experience with Jitterbug, and he said that he's better and more than pleased with it.
I love my Jitterbug phone. It's something that I can use even if I'm old and technology-challenged. It's very easy for me to use. I've had nothing but good experiences with it. I'm very pleased with being able to hear on it. I show it to everyone and brag about it. I open up my cellphone and say, "Look at this. It's got nice, big numbers you can see." It's wonderful. Everyone should have one.
BARBOURSVILLE, VIRGINIA -- My husband had a Jitterbug for a while before I did because we hated TracFone so bad as they were impossible to deal with and their business model sucked. However, we could search the phone book on that while I can't do that on my Jitterbug. I dislike intensely that I have to page through it because I've got a lot of people in it. We also can't use it at our house but that has more to do with how far out in the wilderness we live. Other than that, we haven't had any problems with it. Ever since setting up the account, I haven't needed to do anything and my only experience with their reps has been wonderful.
TECUMSEH, OKLAHOMA -- My brother heard Jitterbug being advertised on TV, called them and got it for me. I've got numbers in it that I can punch to get someone if I get in trouble. I was worried about that because I'm 85 years old, I lost my wife about four months ago and I'm here by myself. I don't use the phone very much so it's strictly for emergency with me. I also like the phone because it's got the loudspeaker on it and loud ringing. I'd recommend it to anyone. It's a good phone and not real expensive. I couldn't afford one of those expensive ones and I'm happy with it so far.
SUNSET BEACH, NORTH CAROLINA -- Jitterbug is just awesome. I am absolutely in love with this. Everything is just perfect -- the signal, sound quality, the billing, and the way it's handled. I could never be happier. I'm a writer and I do a lot of travelling to do interviews for children's books. My phone is just so comfortable that I don't worry about getting into areas that I haven't travelled to before. It's just lightened my life. My other experience with phones was it was a burden rather than assistance to me.
And, I'm in a difficult area for signal. I'm on the coast of North Carolina and I live actually on the waterway and on the ocean and we usually have problems with signals in this particular building. But Jitterbug is just perfect. It's reliable. This is just wonderful.
I have great comfort and joy in recommending Jitterbug to a lot of people who like me have had bad experiences with other phones, or experiences that were not comfortable for them. I work with a lot of senior citizens and they're just like I am. They find it so simple and user-friendly as I put it. It's just perfect.