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Dropouts, it is breaking the comunication all the time not matter where I am. Data downloads speed very slow. Technical support is very bad, they said the network is going to be fix in some weeks but never it shows any difference.
absolutely garbage service
The most terrible telecom co in au from my pov. Well, after I emailed almost ten times and called thousands of times just for a cancellation service. Quite simple, quite easy , but a waste of three month. What a great service! I have kept vodafone for almost three years, but literally the most inefficient service support service. If you want to contact someone to deal with ur matters, well, you’ll get the same ‘answer’ from different people. even if the bill is overdue, they still can’t offer you the best solution. Cause they don’t know either.
Worst signal ever, Perth Western Australia
Worst signal ever, even in CBD of Perth WA. It Sux big time, I’ve been thinking about going to Telstra n this confirms it. I’m not happy n haven’t been for awhile with Vodafone’s reception
Never have I had a carrier so useless when it comes to reception. I am in the middle of Canberra and the service is 3rd world. I signed up to Kogan not seeing they use vodafone for their provider which was my bad but I've lasted 23 days into a 90 day contract. NEVER EVER again.
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After sales assistance? Not received
After two years, I decided to return to Vodafone as a telephone operator. I specify that with the previous provider (Kogan mobile) I had a great time, spending half. However, having purchased a smartwatch, Kogan does not offer the possibility of combining it with the phone to use it independently. So after some research, Vodafone was offering the best price between Optus and Telstra. As soon as the rechargeable plan was activated, the website and the app did not recognize my phone number. After three weeks of waiting and calling customer suppor...t every 48 hours (following their directions), the problem did not go away. In the three weeks of requesting assistance, no one from Vodafone Australia contacted me trying to find a solution. I, therefore, decided to activate Optus.
Can't even send a email
Vodafone= not being able to use general internet services, not being able to use gmail, can't load videos, takes 10 minute to load a picture, and daily drop outs with no internet at all DAILY! I on average only get 1mbps witch as we all know is just absurdly slow I'm on a pre paid deal spending $50 a fortnight, and can't even watch a normal vidio let alone HD quality I even brought a new phone with a octoprocessor and surprisingly donesent help as Vodafone are restricting the service to a unusable point. I use to love and recommend vodafone but...will no longer as there all about the money and don't want to give anything back. Truly hope this service starts to look ahead like all the others have and give back something to those being loyal to there survice, the fact that I can't even use gmail whilst insuring my hotspot is turned off, closing all pages and restarting the phone and still not geting anything is quite appalling, and as we speak I live in the middle for Grafton one of the largest towns for a while and have no bars?? and it never goes over 2 bars, it donesent take a genius to realise these things are both infuriating and unusable , hope this helps those looking for a good fast cheap and reliable survice
VODAFONE phone with hotspot use
I use a Vodafone hotspot with my PC for internet (50 Gig plus 3 Gig to enable sharing with spouses phone etc). Used to be very good but last few months service has varied a lot from clear calls etc to NZ using apps and phone to frequent dropouts mid call. I have had two sim cards changed to check it and today I spent about 45 minutes using online chat to try and find out about what speed Im on plus why the service varies. No luck. Passed from one staffer to another and no answers. In store also not good and got clearer info from an Optus staffe...r (female) on trying to use WIFI hotpspot effectively. Phone service seems slower than before with lots of buffering to download short videos via Whatsapp etc. Won' t consider Telstra as they do not include international calls which is a necessity for me. A nusiance if they are the most reliable service.
Slowest mobile data - avoid
Download speeds (Hervey Bay) are extremely slow, resulting in time outs all the time. Not blind spots, happens everywhere. Company deserves its poor reputation and has not improved. Avoid.
WORST SIM EVER! DON'T USE VODAFONE.
This is the worst sim. No network coverage at all. Been getting extra amount of bill $101.6 without using extra data/ international call. No costumer service responed to sort out. They do not care about costumer's problem they only care about marketing their business attracting clients . No genuine service. Mobile data does not even work properly in most area. I didn't even like giving 1 star to Vodafone.
it's been already 1 week my network is not working. I cannot connect with anything. I'm very disappointed.
Very bad network even can't access the Google maps. Very very bad experience and very disappointed. Needs to improve lots.
Calls just keep dropping!
I had Kogan (Vodafone reseller, but I tried Vodafone as well, and had no difference), and the calls just keep dropping out, even with full reception!
Full 4G reception one second, same spot, phone not moving, instant drop out, no reception, then 3G full reception.
This happens on calls and the call gets dropped. Happened so many times I had to switch providers to Aldi and it stopped happening (due to being Telstra)
I love your pricing (especially Kogan's 2 for 1 yearly deals) however what good is it if you can't use the service as it is constantly dropping out?
Fix the service, Coolbellup and surrounding areas (same with Canning Vale) is terrible!
If you have a connection, you are not with Vodafone
I am speechless and amazed that companies like Vodafone, spend millions in advertising to lure new customers and spend next to nothing to make sure the one they have been looked after. I have spent a month to get my mobile sim working. From the start, the wrong number was given to me, eSim was suddenly not compatible, could not log in to the account because they gave me a number which I didn't have, was on the phone for days and every time I called there was another person and I had to go through the whole process to hear....sorry we can't find you in the system. Well, the system was clever enough to charge me the money. How convenient.
My last hope is that someone calls me .........that could get funny.
No Service. Not receiving phone calls or texts.
I had been with vodafone for years and knew their coverage was bad but as I rarely used my phone it didn't bother me much. A few months ago I stopped getting any coverage at all. I was missing calls from work, missing shifts and could not send or receive texts. As I live in a city area I thought it might have been my phone, as it was a few years old so I purchased a new phone but still no coverage. Hubby and I would sit side by side at the kitchen table and could not call or text each other. I changed carriers and have had no issues since. Terrible coverage and the prepaid plans are expensive. $30 for 28 days of poor coverage (drops in and out)
Prepaid Activation impossible. Had to go to TIO.
Nothing works. Useless Customer service. Bought a $50 Vodafone Prepaid Starter Pack from Woolworths. Could not Activate online ("We have had an error Activating, please call us...") and the 100% INDIAN Call-Centre could not Activate it either. Had to go to Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman.
Difficult to transfer plan
I’ve been using my sim for 10 years now and have many things attached to it... bank account, work, government accounts. Now for some reasons my bday entered on sign up was wrong and now I can’t seem to make any amendments to my account. Surely there has to be some other way I can prove that this is my SIM card other than a bday. 10 years I’m stuck with this provider and can’t get out unless I change my number. It is extremely annoying.
Call them and email them many times and still not getting my prepaid active also they didn't even give a number waste $40 on prepaid i already a few emails and i call today and they hang up on me today im so annoyed so bad review and i want my money back now report you to the ACCC and now going dispute the transaction
Internet very slow. Frequent drop outs. Can't register for Vodafone.
What has happened to Vodafone? Internet works on and off. Previously worked well. Can't register for My Vodafone. SMS to get a password never arrives. What is happening? 30 words.
Always goes back to original price
In the area of Maylands very bad reception for Vodafone mobile and Vodafone wifi.
Another friend of mine has the same problem and he lives in the same area perth metro been like this for
Another problem that happen to me when using Vodafone sim that i did not like at all as when your contract is up with them normally 12 months it reverts back to the undiscounted price.
As i've used another mobile company and theirs stayed at the discounted price all the time i was with
them and did not revert back to the original price.
Vodafone is no.1 cheater in Australia. They are fraud.
Vodafone is no.1 cheater in Australia. I got prepaid SIM, I got 60GB data first, they told me that I could get 60GB(35GB+25GB bonus) every month if I setup my plan on auto recharge. Upon 2nd recharge they didn't acknowledged that offer instead gave me 45GB. Then I ordered for postpaid Sim, 100GB for $45 monthly plan, after accepting that order they only gave me 60GB for $50. Vodafone is fraud. Also speed is very slow, 4g is not 4g. When you call Vodafone , all support by Indian people. No manner
These guys have gotten worse in every way. U get what u pay for.
These idiots have gotten worse over the last year or so. When my hi speed data is finished i can't even Google. I was not like this a year ago.
When u ring them it goes straight to India. So your already angry then you have to repeat everything u say to someone from India that doesn't understand Aussie english.
I'm changing to Telstra. I will pay more for less stress.
Vodaphone has gone down hill.
Questions & Answers
TXT confirmation to another mobile what does this question mean when I am topping up my phone
If I connect Vodafone tv can I still use my dvd player/recorder to record free to air programs?
Each time I go to activate my SIM card each form of identity is not valid. Is it because I am supposedly underaged, which shouldn't be the case since I am an adult.
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