Walmart Family Mobile with HTC Wildfire S *WILL WORK** with PayPal Here So after a TON of researching, trying to find a phone that wasn't extremely expensive that works with a pay as you go plan as well as PayPal Here, I finally found it! I asked a question for "paypalmisty" to answer and she finally answered 5 days after I asked my question. She stated that PayPal Here would not work on a "pay as you go" however this is NOT the case! Here is my detailed review in case you saw my reply on the Q & A page: I am an impatient person and getting the run around on paypal about using a prepaid plan, I was set to find a phone that was on their list and on a pay as you go plan since I was not about the pay the outrageous prices of a contract plan (more than twice the amount a month than the WalMart Family Mobile). I mean, why doesn't this make sense? If their phone is on their list, why should it matter how it is activated?? We are in a area that has horrible reception, so we mainly needed a phone for when we did our festivals and shows to accept credit cards in our plastic day in age. We don't need the phone when at home (we have a home based business) and our land line works perfectly fine so this is why I was set on the Pay as you Go to save some dough. I found the HTC Wildfire S smartphone (on PayPal's list of compatible phones) which is on the WalMart Family Mobile. At forty bucks a month, what a deal for unlimited talk, text, and web! Now t-mobile shows sketchy reception for my area, so normally I would not see any bars at my home when in actuality I can get 1-2 depending on the location of where I am standing in my home. Once I reach into town, full bars all the way. I downloaded the PayPal Here app, plugged in the card reader and ran a transaction with in seconds! I was connected to Wi-Fi with 2 bars for reception. I immediately got a receipt as a customer as well as an immediate email from PayPal stating that I had received a payment. As for the phone, the reviews boasted no room for apps and what not, so they claimed the space filled up immediately. I am not using my phone to surf the web or play angry birds, so this is strictly PayPal app only and have not downloaded anything else. I have no issues with the phone or its lack of space. I use my phone habitually for talking and texting when away from home, however I do not want to risk filling up this space by searching for meaningless info or playing games when I have a computer. I have a business to run, so don't have time for that anyways lol Overall, extremely happy with this product. PayPal Here is changing the way of making transaction easy and painless, so I thank them for having the means to have a home base business with occasional shows on the road! We go to shows/festivals at least twice a month, and this thing will increase our profits by at least 20 percent. I really hope this review helps someone out! Had someone written this review for me to find.. not only would I have taken it to heart, it would have saved me a ton of time! I bet I spent 5-6 hours just researching before tracking everything down, which is not including the countless hours on the phone with paypal, researching for phones on ebay, as well as calling the local cell phone companies for prices on their plans. I ended up driving to a WalMart 1-1/2 hours away (3+ hours round trip- this was the closest that had the phone I needed on hand) from my local walmart as I did not have the time for it to be delivered in the mail and had the results that I was looking for!! :) To recap: Walmart Family Mobile with HTC Wildfire S *WILL WORK** with PayPal Here Good luck and hope this helps!!
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