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How to Disconnect Dish Services..

Discussion in 'The DISH Forum' started by andyin137, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. andyin137

    andyin137 Thread Starter Active SatelliteGuys Member

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    Just found out my Job of 7 years is ending in May.Since Lay off is coming I will have to cut down on bills and unfortunately TV is the first to go.What is the best way to disconnect Dish services,Call or chat?I am no longer under contract so that not an issue.Will dish send a box to send back receiver,and how long does this take.My bill is paid in full through this month ,is it worth disconnecting at end of bill cycle or right away.Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
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  2. stardust3

    stardust3 SatelliteGuys Family Pub Member / Supporter

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    You could drop down to the welcome pack until things improve. At least you would still have a little something for not a lot of money.
  3. garys

    garys SatelliteGuys Family

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    I believe if you are paid ahead, Dish will give you a credit but will not refund.
  4. Claude Greiner

    Claude Greiner SatelliteGuys Family Pub Member / Supporter

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    888-699-0020

    That is the fastest way to get to a rep to disconnect your service.

    Glad I could help :)
  5. dare2be

    dare2be SatelliteGuys Family Pub Member / Supporter

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    Or, if you still want keep your receiver and have access to your recorded programming and pay as little as possible during that time, you could put your account on Dish Pause for up to 6 months ($5/mo). Then make a decision at that time (or sooner) whether to cancel or reinstate your service.
  6. navychop

    navychop Member of the Month - July 2014! Pub Member / Supporter

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    I don't think your EHD is accessible on Pause.
  7. rc811002

    rc811002 Ray Supporting Founder

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    Andy, sorry to hear. Good luck!
  8. dare2be

    dare2be SatelliteGuys Family Pub Member / Supporter

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    So then before putting it on pause, copy titles back from the EHD to the receiver that you would want to watch while on pause.
  9. navychop

    navychop Member of the Month - July 2014! Pub Member / Supporter

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    I don't think that will work either.
  10. boba

    boba SatelliteGuys Family Pub Member / Supporter

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    Didn't you hear employment is improving unemployment is going down. My sister joined the unemployed in Jan. 2013 How do we pass this on to the politicians who can take a vacation as the money runs out.
  11. Tampa8

    Tampa8 SUPPORTING FOUNDER 9/8/2003 Pub Member / Supporter

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    Very sorry to hear you are being laid off. At least you are not under contract. If you don't want to keep the smallest package, you can always get Dish again at some later date, maybe even get a new customer discount.
  12. Scherrman

    Scherrman SatelliteGuys Family Pub Member / Supporter

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    Call and cancel and if thinks get better you after 3 months you can sign back up as a new customer.

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