[Resolved]  Airtel Prepaid — unwanted subscription from 290603

I have not subscribed for the "Thoughts for the day" fro 290603. Still I have started getting daily messages with the topic from the number. No response so far from Airtel. Please get the number 290603 blocked. I do not want to see any messages from the number. Besides this a refund of all the charges which have been debited by Airtel.
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Aug 14, 2020
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i m getting love tips, hello tunes, jokes without activation ...
kindly provide a solution plz...
otherwise i have to throw the sim...??????
plz anyone money is being wasted
[protected](arunachal pradesh)
My prepaid airtel number is [protected].I am a rtd man and i am being taxed for games for the past 3 weeks W/o my consent and my balance amt is down flowing.Kindly unsubscribe all and repay the amt.121 is helpless.Pl save me.

mobile repairing — airtel,s cheat & robbery

airtel has started 2 send zodiac massage & charging rs.30 for subscribtion.but i have not applied 4 any subscribtion.what airtel is doing.........plz help 2 unsubscribe.


Airtel Prepaid — to unsubscribe what i had not subscribed to in the first place

in October, i got an sms telling me that Rs.30/- had been deducted for airtel radio subscription which i had not asked for and now, in November, i have got another sms for a similar amount saying that the services have been renewed.
Can somebody look into this please ASAP as it is quite bothersome to be charged when i do not need the above mentioned services of airtel radio.

Airtel Prepaid — unwanted subscribed

without subscrib charged 10 rps ,10,days . imazing,,,dada giri from airtel
mera connection last 6 days se band pada hai mera ph. no [protected] hai mai 2 baar apne document Rohtas Nagar Shahadara Ke Out let par jama karwa chuka hu magar koi response nai araha hai please mera connection jald se jald open kar diya jaye

maine waha par (Rohtas Nagar outlet) par roz chakkar kat raha hu aur din me kam se kam 15 time call kar raha hu magar fir bhi mera no open nahi ho paraha hai
Even I'm facing the same problem. As I'm using postpaid service, for each bill I've to check the unwanted value added service.
The Airtel customer support is hopeless n keep toggling about the result. I'm raising the same complaint from May 09 still the problem is not solved. & Every month the charges gets added in my bill.
The regional officers are useless. Mr Parriera, Mr Satyjieet are the senior persons but nobody got the solution.
The receipt of these SMS is so irritating that I'm going to swithcover the service.
Airtel doesn't has the efficeint customer support.

Sunita Shelke

Airtel — Stop Ringtone (Airtel Background)

I have never enabled my Ringtone services. Inspite of this I have been charged monthly rental. I tried to send text message to STOP ( STOP RT) the Ringtone but of no use.

My number is (Prepaid) [protected]

Please stop this service with immediate effect.


Airtel Prepaid — Airtel started direct official robbery

want your kind attention for following for my no. [protected]

1. after recharging with rs. 94 when i started surfing within 8am they deducted all my balances but it should be within 1gb free. it happened thrice. amade several complaints and their gprs help desk (id[protected] etc ) after thorough review also agreed that my main balance was wrongly deducted due to some unknown reason and it wont happen now onwards but they have no way to refund my money back. they now blocked my 121 line. when i mail at [protected] got the same one way official reply stating that they made all deduction correctly. Now how can i get my money back or get full statement o[censored]sages.

2. Today itself i recharged successfully for 100 sms and balance enquiry shows about 100 sms. But when i sent sms all the charges were deducted from my main balance of around rs.70. lodged complaint and they replied '' Please be informed that due to blackout days from dated 31/12/09, 12 AM to 01/01/2010 12:59 PM the SMS boosters and free SMS are not applicable and the local SMS will be charged Re.1/- as per your tariff.'' now how a customer will know airtel is changing their plans for some few hours (may be just to collect some extra money)!

I should not expect any refund from a corporate robber. is there any other solution.

Airtel Prepaid — Charged again for unwanted subscription

Repeated Issue:
Not sure if Airtel is in need of money that it is stealing from its customers or if it the area manager trying to attain some target...

As with lakhs and lakhs of innocent customers, Airtel subscribed my 62 yr old aunty for all kind of paid subscriptions for the 3rd or 4th time and sent a note (SMS) saying "Thank you for subscribing" as if she subscribed to the so called value added service!!!

I'd contacted customer care couple of times for this particular line and got all subscriptions cancelled, registered in "Do not Disturb" a month a half back and again today she is charged Rs 30 for radio service which she didn't subscribe for.

I've had similar issue with the other 8 lines that I, my mother, father, two of my aunties and uncles use and I've contacted Airtel so many times that I would have wasted 48 hours of my life just with Airtel customer care!

Seriously thinking of moving away from Airtel as it seems to be run by a gang of thieves (atleast in my zone)...

Though I let Airtel steal our money in earlier cases, NOW I WANT MY 30Rs BACK.

Hope Govt makes it a law that no cell phone service provider can enroll its customer to paid services automatically and start charging them. Service providers should be punished for such malpractices mentioned above.

Occasionally they do send some message in English with some information on cancelling the service, but it is INDIA, not everyone knows to read ENGLISH, especially the old people. And ofcourse, in some cases, the cancelling procedure given in the SMS doesn't work... not surprised at all.

Message to Airtel: Begging for money on streets is much better than stealing from customers.

Affected Phone number: [protected]
I don't subscribe any services but charged Rs 10 every week.
Mr Rakesh,
Please note that I've already furnished the cell phone number out there in my post. Why doesn't Airtel just credit the account with the 30Rs??? I'm not ready to talk to any customer care representatives... they hardly know anything!!

Not sure what Mr Vinay or Rakesh did, but today my aunt lost another 30 Rs... not sure if this site is just a joke that no one from Airtel has taken it seriously.

FYI: I'd registered her number in DND registry couple of months back and why is she still being tortured by such unwanted SMS and stupid charges??? Airtel, pls take action ASAP and give her 60Rs of her hard earned money back.

Airtel — Robbery of money and non-refund of prepaid charges

Dear Dignitiaries,

My niece Rajashree Ganesh had the misfortune of subscribing to your prepaid mobile services through your authorised representative Bhavana Televentures having office near Citibank ATM, Opp Andheri Busstop Mulund(W) Mumbai on 29-01-10. She paid cash of Rs 249/- for a lifetime prepaid and was issued receipt no 843. The number alloted to her was [protected].

The card was immediately activated within 24 hours on 30-01-10. She was informed by your authorised representative that a verification call would be placed at the residence telephone no given by her viz[protected]. No verification call was placed uptil 2nd February, 2010. On 3rd February 2010 my niece and her parents travelled out of station to Udaipur due to which the residence was locked. On 8th Feb 2010 my niece made a refill of Rs 120 in the morning at around 14:00 hrs. At around 15:00 hours the mobile number alloted was deactivated. Upon enquiring with your representative Bhavana Televentures she was informed that the number was deactivated since telephonic verification was negative and that the amount of Rs 249 & the refill of Rs 120 would be forfieted.

The basic issue here is how is the number activated before the telephonic verification is completed and how can it be deactivated without actually doing a verification given that the family members of the subscriber are out of station and cannot be reached at the residential telephone numbers. This kind of service of looting subscribers and forfeiting their hard earned money is third grade and deserves to be punished and stopped.

My niece shared the phone number with various friends/colleagues and by this callous act on your part she is now without a phone number.

I demand an immediate explanation and compensation for this pathetic and lousy service carrying the brand name of Mr Sunil Bharti Mittal. It is a shame on your part. Would also request you to check out which fools and are manning the Mulund West centre of yours. I had the opportunity of visiting that place for lodging my complaint but after seeing the numerous people who had complaints there I felt that visiting a fish market would have been less stressful.

By all this I as well as my niece have been subjected to mental torture, embarassment and damage to our reputation and we demand an immediate refund of Rs 369/- and an adequate amount as compensation for mental torture and embarassment faced.

I am sending a copy of this complaint to your competitors and would also publish this in the newspapers if I do not get a response within 12 hours.

No Thanks and No regards
LOL... 'China'man, no worries, Airtel might even do this Viagra business to make money!

Airtel Prepaid Account — Getting unwanted messages

my number is [protected]
i get unwanted messages from[protected]
i have not subscribed to any schemes.
plz tell which scheme has been activated by you

Lehmber Ram

Airtel Prepaid- Pay before you ever knew — Airtel must beg, not steal money

I woke up today n read an sms from 58888 "Thank you for your subscription to SAMACHAR pack. To unsubscribe send UNSUB SAMACHAR to 58888. Charges 1rs/day"

What the hell. I never subscribed. But still I sent sms with UNSUB SAMACHAR to 58888 and I was charged 3 rs for the sms. So total 4 rs lost for the smses 1=subscribe 3=unsubscribe

Now i called 121>5>1 they said i will be charged 50paise per 3 minute to talk to customer rep. So I decided to avoid it. They take 15 minutes approx.

What the hell is it? Why doesn't AIRTEL beg me than loot me for money. 4 rs isn't too much but it hurts when they cheat. These fraud airtel people suck.

So better ask me for 4 rs in begging than doing such nonsense

Airtel Prepaid Connection — stop i,2,3.

sie ,i am using airtel prepaid connection on my mobile no -1) [protected] (2) [protected] .without my any request the matrimonial mobile services has been activated on my set.several sms for stop this facilated sent on 121 cc but no action has been taken.through mail i request u to plz stop this services immeditely.

Airtel Mobile Services — unsolicited best games and similar smses

for the last one month i am getting smses on my mob no [protected] without my applying or consenting eg amazing racing subscription, girls in bikini and so on from Rs.5 for each of such sms messages is being deducted from my balance amount in my mobile without my consent. i had objected to it by sending a dnd message and was assured by airtel mobile that such msg wd be disntinued.
Airtel mobile is following unethical practices and needs to be punished heavily. Secondly the amount deducted from my mob no.[protected] by such underhand means and that to without even asking my consent to join such clubs should be credited to my account in my mobile no.[protected]. I feel this amount would be in thr region of Rs.100.00

Airtel — Unsolicited Email Messages

Dear Sir,
I am an Airtel Post Paid customer, since Dec 2007.
I receive my bill online, hence have shared my personal email address with Airtel.
Since last few months I have been receiving messages from Airtel for their DTH connection.
Is this not unfair for a consumer, as the company is using my personal email address to cross sell their product.I had never asked/ confirmed with Airtel regarding their promotional messages. Is this not breach of trust as Airtel is using the information it has in its database, without my consent ? This is the case with millions of consumer who utilize the services of Airtel ?
I am sure this is not an isolated case and many like me, who have share their personal email adress with Airtel are bearing the burnt of this unethical business practice from Airtel.
What if Airtel share our personal mobile numbers or email address with third party for financial gains ?
Though Airtel provide an unsubscribe link, the email address mentioned in the mail communication id non functional. I have raised this issue with Airtel, but still I get DTH promotional mail communication.

Pankaj Tajane

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