QLink Wireless Cell Phones – Free Minutes

By | January 2, 2012

QLink Wireless, a federally assisted wireless company that is offering free phones and smartphones to its consumers.  No monthly bills, no contracts, and no credit checks.  QLink Wireless’ free cell phone program, is open to Texas, Michigan, Maryland, West Virginia and Nevada, and plans to offer services in 47 states.

This phone company works with Lifeline Assistance and financed by the FCC members.   The FCC regulates communications by radio, satellite, cable, the internet, television, wire, throughout the United States, DC, and U.S. territories.  The FCC is regulated by the Wireless Telecommunication Bureau (WTB) which regulates domestic wireless telecommunication, cellular, paging safety and other forms of communications.

UPDATE:  How to get Free Extra Minutes

When you refer a family member or a friend to Q Link Wireless, you will receive an extra 100 bonus minutes.
Call or email Q Link to give the names of your referral and receive an extra 100 for each person you refer, when they are approved to get a phone.

Concerning the Lifeline Assistance program, each state has different policies, and restrictions, utmost offer similar benefits, to users.  To qualify for Q Link Wireless free phone service an individual or family must meet the financial requirements of the U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines.  You can also sign up, if you receive federal assistance from a government agency.  (see below).

What you get with QLink Wireless

  • Up to 250 minutes
  • Voice mail
  • 411 Directory Assistance
  • Call Waiting, & Caller ID
  • No annual contract or monthly bills
  • Nationwide network Coverage
  • Roaming at no additional cost (domestic)
  • Access to 100+ International long distance destinations

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Through the Lifeline program, you can receive one free cell phone or land line, per family.  You must also provide proof is financial status, such as payroll receipts, W-2, and personal identification, and re-certification is required yearly.  QLink Wireless, works much like, SafeLink, Assurance, and ReachOut Wireless, and all the providers.

  There are variations in the program, depending on your state.  For instance, there are states that charge a small monthly fee to participate in the program.   Benefits are constantly improving, adding states and expanding new features to the program.

How to Qualify

You qualify if you receive:

  • Medicaid
  • Food Stamps
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • National School Lunch (free program only)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance / Section 8
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

The free government cell phone program has helped many people, but is not guaranteed to continue indefinitely.  If you need help, please contact this cell phone company, or any company that offers Lifeline service. *In order to enroll in the Lifeline phone program, you must provide verification of your income.

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“You can apply for a free phone and services, on-line by going to the site and calling customer service or entering your information in an automated system.”

Persons in Family or HouseholdAnnual IncomeMonthly Income
For each additional person, add…$5,157$430

  Are you Eligible?

To be eligible for the Lifeline program, you will need to provide proof of income, by submitting, w-2 forms, pay stubs, a letter from your government assistance program.  On some provider sites, you can upload your documents, on others you have to fax or mail then in.  Go to QLink’s site to register for your free cell phone.

How do I check my minutes?

It is important to know how many minutes you have used, if you don’t want to run out of minutes before the end of the month.  To check your minutes on your Qlink  minutes, 611, listen to the message and at then press the number 6,  after the hit 2 and  next 1.  You can also monitor your talk and text minutes by logging into the site, enter your email address, password, zip and click ‘log on.’  Once you’re  logged into your account, press ‘View Usage/Minutes, and you will see your existing phone uses and minutes that are left for the month.

 Find out what to do when you’ve lost your Tracphone

*How to get a free government Smartphone

Q Link Wireless Upgrade Here

Phone: 1-855-754-6543
Fax: 1-855-837-5465

47 thoughts on “QLink Wireless Cell Phones – Free Minutes

  1. Free Government Phones Post author

    Hello, Sherry, you should get you minutes each month unless you missed your recertification. Please call you provider to find out why you have not received your minutes.

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