How Do I Dispute Charges on My Verizon Wireless Bill?

Your Verizon Wireless bill can have unwarranted charges. There are many reasons for a higher than normal bill. To dispute charges on Verizon Wireless bill, you first have to understand your bill. Verizon Wireless charges dispute can be done by contacting customer service. You can do so by phone, live chat and via social media.

Verizon Wireless is an American telecommunications company dealing in wireless products and services. The company has over 100 million subscribers and is one of the largest telecom companies in the world.

Verizon offers a wide range of services. Therefore, there may be many items showing up on your monthly Verizon Wireless bill.

Before disputing any charges on your bill, it is important that you first understand your bill. You especially need to know what is on your bill if is higher than your previous bill.

Verizon Wireless affords you the opportunity to see a detailed side-by-side comparison of your current bill and previous month's bill. If you have multiple lines on your account, you can see the charges for each line to know exactly why, and what on, your bill changed.

Several things may cause your bill to be higher than usual. One of them is if you changed your service plan. You will need to pay a fee for the change and the new plan may be dearer than the previous one in some respects.

Another reason for an exaggerated bill is if you used more data, text or made more calls than usual that month. Going over your data, text or vice allowance will obviously incur heavy charges. You can find this out by clicking the 'View Activity' tab at the top of the 'View Bill' page.

A new device will also increase the amount on your bill whether buying a new device or adding a new device to your plan. When you add a new device, you will be charged an activation fee.

A device upgrade will also increase your bill since you will be charged an upgrade fee. An upgrade of any Verizon Wireless service will also incur an upgrade fee.

You may also have a charge on AutoPay which will automatically be credited to your bill. If you do not approve of the charge you can dispute it.

Disputing a Verizon Wireless Charge

You can dispute a charge on your Verizon Wireless bill through any of the following avenues:


Verizon Wireless customer service number is one of the best alternatives through which to contact them. In fact, they have several phone numbers which make it easier to reach them than if they had only one.

Calling Verizon Wireless customer service is quick and the preferred choice for those who prefer human interactions. You may have to be patient before you get to speak to a customer service agent.

You can obtain the Verizon Wireless customer service phone numbers from GetHuman.

Live Chat

A live chat is a quick and effective way to reach out to Verizon Wireless customer service. The live chat facility has its advantages and disadvantages.

The live chat's main benefit is its speed. Though not as fast as speaking through a phone, it beats any other avenue.

After initiating the chat, you will be prompted to select your service, choose a query topic and then begin the chat.

The link to the live chat facility can be retrieved from GetHuman.

Social Media

Verizon Wireless' social media pages the most popular among them being Twitter and Facebook are alternative avenues for presenting billing queries.

Verizon Wireless customers who spend a lot of time on social media are the main beneficiaries of this avenue. Facebook messenger is growing in popularity in this regard.

Public posts may work and you may get a response. However, to increase the chances of an adequate reply, direct messaging is preferable.

Verizon's social media pages are part of their online help desk. The help desk also includes Verizon's FAQ and community page. You can find ways to reach customer service through the desk.

You can retrieve the link to the help desk to GetHuman.

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