If you have the U.S.Cellular Simple Connect Prepaid $45.00 unlimited talk & text plus 1 GB of data plan this post is for you.
Sometimes between late 2015 and January 2016, U.S.Cellular began offering 2 GB of data with this plan for the same 1gig price.
|This is plan I signed up for in August 2015|
|This is plan I saw on the front of the brochure circa January 2016|
U.S. Cellular offers two prepaid plans so be sure which plan you have. There is the Simple Connect Prepaid that's available only from U.S. Cellular and there is the Ready Connect sold in retail stores like WalMart and such.
The plan this post applies to is the Simple Connect plan. If you got your U.S. Cellular prepaid phone in a box purchased from a retailer it's a 99% sure bet you have the Ready Connect plan. If you purchased your prepaid plan directly from U.S. it's probably a Simple Connect Plan. If you're uncertain ask U.S. Cellular.
So if you have the Simple Connect plan and you are still only getting one gig of data a month you should go into your local U.S. Cellular store and ask for a plan upgrade to get the extra gig of data at no additional cost.