What if I sell my ooma..

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tin
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What if I sell my ooma..

Post by tin » Mon Oct 19, 2009 12:41 pm

Can't I simply hand over the unit to the new owner and update account info myself in ooma lounge? instead of going thru ooma support for reactivation. Am I missing something?

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Tin

murphy
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Re: What if I sell my ooma..

Post by murphy » Mon Oct 19, 2009 12:46 pm

You can't change your name or remove your credit card info yourself.
Ooma must do it and there is a fee charged for reactivation.
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Lola
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Re: What if I sell my ooma..

Post by Lola » Mon Oct 19, 2009 3:00 pm

I think OP has a point, when I go to the lounge, it looks like all names and credit card numbers are editable right there (under Account->Billing Information and Account->Profile), as in you can just change them on the website. I was able to change the credit card number associated with my account, even the cardholders name is editable. Maybe this is a loophole?

As far as I can tell, the only thing the website does not let you do is update the callerid name display and remove telephone numbers, which I believe are two things they charge for.

gregg098
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Re: What if I sell my ooma..

Post by gregg098 » Mon Oct 19, 2009 3:37 pm

I would think that where they would get you is the phone number itself. If you give/sell the ooma to someone, they would need a new phone number assuming you ported your number out. This is where ooma would be able to assess a new owner re-registration fee.

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