Project Fi

Google Fi enables iPhone eSIM on latest models

Google Fi enables iPhone eSIM on latest models

New customers to Google Fi from this point forward will be able to work with an iPhone eSIM system. Users with an iPhone XR, XS, XS Max, or 11 series device will be able to work with an iOS eSIM in place of a physical SIM card for use with Google Fi. This system was previously enabled for some newer Android devices, and was just enabled for some iPhone devices this week.

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Google Fi’s new Unlimited plan includes 100GB of cloud storage

Google Fi’s new Unlimited plan includes 100GB of cloud storage

Google has announced the launch of a new Google Fi Unlimited Plan that works in a way similar to other unlimited offerings from competitors, making it more familiar for consumers. The new plan offers a number of perks, including discounted pricing when the customer has more than one line, a bundled Google One membership with cloud storage and more.

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Google Fi compatibility check: what you’ll be missing out on

Google Fi compatibility check: what you’ll be missing out on

After a prematurely published embargo, Google has formally acknowledged that it was expanding its Project Fi, now officially called Google Fi, MVNO service to more smartphones. Shockingly, that even includes more recent iPhones. But while it has indeed embraced more Android phones and iPhones, it isn’t doing it without prejudice. Fortunately, Google has provided a simple online tool to show you what features you won’t get unless you opt for a phone that’s fully supported on Fi.

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Google Fi new full phone list: iPhone works, Androids too

Google Fi new full phone list: iPhone works, Androids too

As of this article's release, Google Fi is compatible with the iPhone - not all iPhones, but some of the newest of the new. This update comes not long after Google's opened their gates to compatibility with a large number of devices outside the devices they sell from their own stock. "Fi works on this iPhone," the message read, "but it's in beta."

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Google Project Fi making its way to Samsung, OnePlus, iPhones

Google Project Fi making its way to Samsung, OnePlus, iPhones

Even before it started making its own smartphones, it was already a cellular carrier. Well, not exactly but Project Fi allowed Google to be an MVNO, piggybacking on T-Mobile's, Sprint's, and US Cellular's networks and offer a new take on carrier plans. But despite being in business for years, Project Fi hasn’t exactly outgrown its roots. That might soon be changing with a premature revelation of Project Fi’s expansion to Samsung Galaxies, OnePluses, and, surprisingly, iPhones.

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Project Fi enhanced network rolls into beta: Here’s what it does

Project Fi enhanced network rolls into beta: Here’s what it does

Today, Google announced some improvements coming to Project Fi, all in the name of bringing users "the best connection." Obviously, that comment suggests that Google is attempting to bolster network speeds, but having a quality connection requires more than simply having a fast one. Google has also made some improvements to security, so this is a more holistic approach to improving connections hosted on its network.

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Moto X4 on Project Fi now comes in 64 GB option

Moto X4 on Project Fi now comes in 64 GB option

On the hunt for an affordable “pure” Android phone with a hefty discount on Google’s Fi MVNO? Your only option to date would be 2017’s Moto X4 (the Pixel 2 doesn’t really count as “affordable”). The only catch was that Project Fi only offered the lower configuration for the Android One phone. More than a year later, Google is now offering the Moto X4 with more “gigs” to keep the smartphone alive on its Project Fi network.

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Google Project Fi phones, Fall 2018: Ranked for you

Google Project Fi phones, Fall 2018: Ranked for you

Today we're running down the five distinct phone models available with Google Project Fi. To begin, we'll talk about how each phone performs regardless of cost. Then we'll list the cost. Then we'll decide which phone is best for you, the end user. This is a current exploration slash guide for the prospective Project Fi user.

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Project Fi launches LG and Pixel 2 XL deals: up to $899 credit and more

Project Fi launches LG and Pixel 2 XL deals: up to $899 credit and more

Project Fi has a couple new deals for customers looking to upgrade their phone or make the switch from their current service provider. Chief among the deals is a chance to get an LG smartphone with a $300 price reduction, though the MVNO is also offering the Pixel 2 XL smartphone with a $250 discount.

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Project Fi reveals text forwarding service will end September 12

Project Fi reveals text forwarding service will end September 12

Google's MVNO service Project Fi has made an announcement that has some subscribers upset: it'll be shutting down text forwarding next month. Subscribers have a little under a month to decide on a game plan, though Google says the service's call forwarding feature will remain. The feature is used by some for business or to maintain boundaries with acquaintances, among other things.

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Project Fi’s LG G7 and LG V35 are up for preorder now

Project Fi’s LG G7 and LG V35 are up for preorder now

Two new Project Fi phones have gone up for preorder, with a pair of Android handsets from LG's latest line-up joining Google's carrier. The LG G7 ThinQ and LG V35 ThinQ have both been added to Google's roster of "Fi-friendly phones," offering an alternative to the Pixel 2 XL.

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Project Fi family plans now allow kids under 13

Project Fi family plans now allow kids under 13

Google has announced that Project Fi customers can now add children under the age of 13 to a group plan, expanding the service's usefulness for families. The company is also offering controls for parents to monitor their child's data use, including seeing how much data they're using and also control how much they can use their smartphone.

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