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Warning about magic jack

don't try the magic jack everything they say on web page is a lie ,they even make you agree that if you don't like it or it doesn't work like they say you cant take any legal action against them( before you sign up) and if the stupid thing brakes they charge you $20 for a replacement .Just wanted other hard working mom's to know that.


Asked by vgaines at 5:50 PM on Apr. 18, 2011 in General Parenting

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Answers (13)
  • Magic Jack is under a massive lawsuit right now with Consumer Affairs. Stay away from this product, I'm serious. Tons of people are complaining about this service. Vonage is pretty good, but you need internet for their service.

    Answer by ambr2006 at 6:43 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • You get what you pay for right? lol

    Answer by AydensMommy1109 at 5:54 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • Thanks, I always thought there was something schemey(sp) about Magic Jack. Sorry you got taken.

    Answer by meooma at 5:53 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • okay... what do you expect for a $20 a year phone?

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 5:52 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • Your the first person to say they dont like it. I know several people who are pretty happy with it.

    Answer by vbruno at 6:14 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • thats right lol , i just dont want others to have to go through same thing i did .

    Comment by vgaines (original poster) at 5:56 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • We have nettalk and it works fine. You don't have to have your computer on to make or receive plugs into your router (so you would lose the phone if you lost your internet connection or power went off). My dad got it for us and it's $35/year for unlimited local and long distance to US and Canada. We haven't had any problems.

    Answer by justanotherjen at 5:57 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • I have a co-worker who has the Magic Jack and says she really likes it. Huh.

    Answer by cheekycherub at 6:00 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • she most likely hasn't had to call and talk to them yet.

    Comment by vgaines (original poster) at 6:07 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • sorry i am trying to keep other people from getting burned by it .

    Comment by vgaines (original poster) at 6:28 PM on Apr. 18, 2011