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Is Total Wireless phone service any good?

Total Wireless has an average rating of 1.5 stars from 41 reviews, indicating most customers are dissatisfied with this carrier. Total Wireless ranks 23rd out of 28 cell phone carriers reviewed on MoneySavingPro.

Horrible customer service

I bought my new phone and plan from total by Verizon and the SIM card wouldn't work so they sent me a new one, but after 3 months it's still not activated because I have to give them 2 phone numbers I used in the last 60 days, how can I call or text if my service isn't activated. They even made me pay $40 plan and no service, they keep hanging up on me, and no one can help


I had no issues with when co was Total Wireless. Now that they switched and all one big co under Verizon, it's Total Crap! I've been paying on my acct yet my # doesn't exist.

It's terrible

Every month there is a problem with my phone. I have auto refill and it doesn't auto refill. My data shuts off when I have 19g left. Customer service doesn't help and they used my rewards to add data but the data wasn't added. I'm looking for a new service asap

Cheated my service plan

Wished I could do a million negative star review. Since verizon has taken over, service has been worse. I have 2 phones on my account. Bought service plan July 31st. The other phone's end date was yesterday. This morning my phone was off. Talked to customer 3 times. Provided pin of card. Was told not valid. I even have receipt. Still no help. They will not get any more money out of me. I will be filing complaints with the proof I had that the service plan was valid.

Over priced, poor customer service

After just 1 month, I am ready to add the phone to my locked phone pile and seek a good service provider. Offshore customer service was rude uncaring and joked about my trouble.

Cell Service is good but phone jamming up.

Poor service and would not make up faulty phone . Would not recomend phones. tcl

Customer Service Doesn't care!!!!

You can't even call their customer service department customer service! When you call the customer service phone number the representatives expects you to do all the work in finding out the answer to your problem yourself, even after calling ,4 times. They act like they have no obligation to provide you HELPFUL information or help you, they they text you information that doesn't answer your question. You have to repeat your question sometimes up to NINE times and they still give you incorrect information over and over like a broken record.

The worst service ever.

I’ve had this service for about a week. Been on the phone every day. The customer service is horrible, the webpage doesn’t even show I have a line. Tried to add a line for my wife’s phone and it wouldn’t recognize it. Customer service hung up on me four times before I even got to the automated tech support. They said they would to resolve the problems and call me back in 24 hours. When they did, the rep had no idea why she was calling me. Don’t waste your money on this one.

Worst service provided I've ever had

Tell you about my experience? Ok. Hands down the worst internet speeds I've ever had, and I've had a cell phone for over 25 years. Everything about this is a nightmare. This is absolutely the worst coverage by far that Ive ever experienced. The internet is painfully slow. Even getting texts to send is nearly impossible. I would say yes, it's a cheap cell plan, by some standards and it performs ec

Terrible. Defaulted to their expensive plan

They only had two multi line plans. They would only offer me the most expensive one.

Total by Verizon is having dropped calls

Total by Verizon is having issues with their network dropping calls. Customer service is unqualified and poorly, trained and in adequate at handling service issues. They are all a bunch of automatons doing the same nonsensical supersecret procedures that do nothing other than placate their customers, while pretending that they’re actually implementing a fix. They are also unable to engage in legitimate conversation they are trying to say I’m sorry while doing nothing. problem-solving skills are nonexistent. You might as well have a conversation with an imaginary friend for all the good I will do calling customer service.

Had bad customer service.

They weren’t listening to my issue and just repeating the same information. Also one rep hung up on me and were overall very unhelpful.

Horrible Customer Support

Signed up with TBV and was given my new number, yippee! Two days later number was ported back to previous owner along with my account and all info attached to it. Spent 5 days with support trying to get matters resolved but as my account info was no longer mine, there was no way to authenticate account. No service, no new number, no account, no dice. I had to report my credit card stolen, lost my phone number, TBV account and service as well. Lastly, I was unable to get a refund due to the fact TBV could not authenticate my account. Purchased plan/account on a Thursday and Sunday morning everything was gone. Spent many, many hours with limited English speaking support agents reading me the same tired we can't verify, so we can't help you response. "I'm so sorry" and "I apologize" should be the TBV new motto, these phrases started and ended each conversation I had with TBV support. Customer service is just another casualty of the Covid pandemic, welcome to we don't care, next! customer support, brought to you by some south east Asian call center with a limited grasp of the English language. Pathetic!

Will the REAL Total wireless please stand up?

After a very good nearly 7 years as a Total Wireless customer, I will now be switching to another network. Customer service is ridiculous. My data keeps stopping. I had data plans expecting that I ran out and they never get applied to the account. With the included data and data add on plans I have purchased, I should be at 30 gb data I had available this month. Data is no longer working yet Total by Verizon shows my data used balance at 15 gb. After purchasing data plans, I end up with no less than 2 hours on the phone with customer service personal that seems to follow 1 script, no matter what you say and refuse to escalate matters to management or IT. Either Verizon big time failed on preparing system updates for the change over or they think thievery is good for their bottom line. Stupid on both accounts if your customer service team isn't trained to handle these type of calls or don't understand rudimentary English enough to process these tech requests. Thumbs down Verizon. Thanks for reminding me why I left Verizon contract service to begin with.

Customer service? Hah!

They charged me $60 for one line when I removed one of two, then charged me $25 to send a NTP and it didn't work, even when the new provider help desk interceded to get it done.

Don't go to Total by Verizon please save yourself

I talked to so many different people who could not fix the phone and made it worse

They are horrible

Verizon ruined total wireless, I'm switching companies and I will also be switching my wifi cable services to spectrum because verizon is run by scumbags!

Verizon ruined it

Total Wireless was awesome, great customer service, great prices, and pretty good service/coverage. Since they rebranded to total by verizon, their customer service is incompetent at best. I stuck it out as long as I could because I loved total. However, what was supposed to be a simple disconnect from a lost phone and reconnect a new phone, turned into a 3 day nightmare dealing with customer service and lost service for all 3 phones (including the phone my husband needs for work) on my plan with no explanation. They "escalated" the problem, but are telling me I am going to be without the service I've paid for, for another 24hrs. One agent outright lied to me "you're phone will work in 30 minutes....goodbye". Two agents, just up and disconected chat with no warning as I was actively typing/chatting with them. Another agent completely disconnected all of my phones from service while I was on the phone with them, effectively ending that conversation. I requested a code to transfer my numbers to another service and I seem to have been ghosted.

This is the worst customer service ever!

You will spend hours on the phone with this company and not get your problem fixed. Their customer service says they are transferring you over and over and over. All you will do is explain your issue to 6 or 7 different people and then they will hang up on you.

Customer serives sucks!!!!

I tried porting my phone number from Verizon. I waited my 24 hours before calling them back. They claimed that I provided the wrong account number. I verified my account number by Verizon and I did give Total the correct account number. They are LIARS!!! You can not port your number. You HAVE to get a new number whether or not you want one.

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Headquarters9700 NW 112th Ave, Medley, FL 33178-1353
Customer service(866) 663-3633
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