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T-Mobile Customer Service: How To Call, Chat, And More

Having to contact customer service for any large company can be a daunting task, but in the case of T-Mobile, the Un-Carrier has tried to make its customer service experience as seamless as possible. Whether people have questions about their smartphones, data usage, billing, etc., T-Mobile makes it surprisingly easy to get ahold of someone in a quick and painless manner.

Compared to Verizon and AT&T, T-Mobile likes to tout itself as a simpler, more customer-focused carrier. It does so by including taxes/fees in the monthly prices advertised on its website, giving away free stuff every week with T-Mobile Tuesdays, and bundling free Netflix plans and YouTube TV discounts with its service plans. That’s not to say T-Mobile is perfect, but it has taken legitimate steps forward in making the user experience as enjoyable as possible.

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Customer service is another area where T-Mobile has tried to do things differently. In 2018, the company announced its ‘Team of Experts’ initiative that got rid of automated caller menus that bounced people back and forth between different workers. Instead, each T-Mobile account is assigned to its own Team of Experts — a group of real people that can handle just about any question, comment, or concern. For T-Mobile subscribers with a question about their account, all they have to do is dial ‘611’ on their T-Mobile smartphone to connect instantly with someone who can help. Team of Experts is typically available 24/7, but it’s currently limited to 6 AM - 2 AM CT, Monday - Sunday, due to ongoing COVID-19 guidelines. For people that are looking to join T-Mobile and have general/sales questions, they can call ‘1-800-T-MOBILE.’

If making a phone call right then and there isn’t ideal, another option is to schedule a time where someone at T-Mobile will reach out with a phone call. To do so, open the T-Mobile mobile app (available for iOS and Android), tap 'More' on the bottom navigation bar, tap 'Contact Us,' tap 'Call team,' and tap 'Schedule a call.' Enter the preferred phone number, a preferred time, and tap 'Confirm.' T-Mobile will save that info and then call back at the chosen time — it's that easy!

For folks that prefer chatting/texting instead of talking on the phone, the T-Mobile app also comes with a built-in chat feature. After opening the app, tap the chat icon towards the top-right of the screen (next to the search icon). Type a message, tap 'Send,' and someone from T-Mobile will reach out as quickly as possible. Users can also send attachments by tapping the paperclip icon, which can be incredibly helpful when getting technical support. While T-Mobile doesn't have a public email account for inquiries, the chat feature in the T-Mobile app is just as good (if not better).

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