I’ve had a Page Plus paygo phone for several years that I don’t use much. I add $10 refills and my balance just keeps going up, now around $150. Now that I’m looking at new phones to meet the Verizon end of CDMA, I’m considering getting a decent mid-range smartphone and moving to a monthly data plan, possibly with some other carrier.
If I move on from PP, can I do anything with that balance that I’ve been growing, rather than abandoning it? I could always keep it as a cheap backup, keep putting $30 a year into it, but I’d still need to replace my old phone and I don’t really need a cheap backup phone.