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I have had the most awful experience. Phoned them after my dad died to have the account put in my mums name and set up a new DD from her account as his has been frozen. What they actually did was immediately cut off her landline (which is connected to her lifeline pendant as she is at risk of falls). In the 2 weeks since my dad died I have spent more time on the phone to BT than anyone else. They then reconnected her phone with a different phone number, then put her on the most expensive pay as you go tariff without any consultation. Constantly being told different things by different people. It has taken over 4 hours of phone calls to get her old number back and put on correct tariff. It's been a complete farce.They offered £10 compensation then agreed to credit her account with £40 as a 'goodwill gesture'. When i checked it had been credited they have put it in my deceased dads BT account not the new one they set up with her. I'm not sure how exactly she is supposed to benefit from that. I am at my wits end. It is still ongoing. I am so upset and angry at a time when we should be grieving not trying to sort out their mess. I will be leaving them as soon as possible.
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Posted 23 minutes ago
It’s a BT scam! They become your best friend at the start of your contract and after them 14 days are up- well! It’s all over, days 15 and I’m without service and I can’t contact BT because they don’t have my name correct and I don’t have an account number. Even though I’m getting billed. It’s got the flavour of an Indian call centre scam. I’m done with BT.
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Posted 1 week ago
Terrible experience with BT! We had BT for 2 years and there always been problems with their bills as well as not a great broadband connection. We have finally left BT despite the customer service lying to me about renewing the contract. Indeed they have been renewing the contract automatically while clearly telling me at the phone this was not going to happen and the contract was supposed to stop at the end day. Despite they record calls and so know exactly what happened, they didn't want to refund the money they took based on the lies they told me. Each person you speak with from BT customer service will tell you different answer to any question, not sure if this happens because those guys are poorly trained or because the company trained actually them very well in order to rip off clients! BT attitude towards clients is outrageous and I strongly recommend to use another provider, also because BT awful connectivity is not worth the frustration to deal with this low-standards lying company.
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Posted 2 weeks ago
BT cloud phone, sold to me on 16 oct, i was told numbers would port on my move date 20 november 30 min only it would take, i was informed the app would work on any operating system. i asked specifically as we have older iMacs one on el capitan. but informed that was ok. well a couple of weeks before move date i get a message from a porting manager, i call back arrange a time for her to call me back. she doesn't. a week before she tells me the numbers would take 5 days from my install at the new address, i told her that is not what they sold me, she didn't care at all. leaves me believing our business would have no phones at all for 5 days. i made a complaint i was told they would sort this no problem and they would call me back. never heard from them again on that. finally i am told i w ould have 2 temporary numbers. and it would take 5 days from install to have my numbers back. not what i was sold. then after install, the older mac the app crashes every time a call comes in. spent hours thursday with tech team they cant fix it or tell me the cause. they call back the next day spent 1 1/2 hours remote on my pc cant fix it or tell me the problem promise to get back to me with in 48 hours. 4 days loss of work the sunday they send me a link by email tell me its the older version of the app and that should work, well it didn't, they then loose interest and i hear no more from them 5 days lost work now. buy a newer machine it works again with no help from the tech team. obviously the older machine was not compatible with there system. again not what they sold to me. now i am told we won't get our numbers until december 2nd, that is neither the 20th november as i was sold. neither 5 days after the 20th november so a third date. it would have been easier cheaper and faster to have had 2 lines installed. i am not sure if i have been mis sold or the service was mis represented to me. i will find out soon reported this to trading standards. bt cloud phone are unhelpful do not listen and frankly do not care about there customers
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Posted 2 weeks ago
Mistakes after mistakes Transferred from Sky to BT on 18th November retaining my old number only to find out on 21st November they gave me a new number. Customer service has been terrible trying to resolve this and I won’t have my proper phone number back until 5th December (large pinch of salt taken) so I would be very wary of any service commitments they make. They also tried to charge me £25 for the privilege of sorting out their cockup. Disastrous so I would strongly advise against them
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Posted 2 weeks ago
I am with BT for broad band and telephone. Broad band down since two days ago. BT cant fix it till Thursday!! A whole seven days to fix the broadband!! Appalling service. Checking to see if I can get mobile broadband from EE or
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Posted 3 weeks ago
I have been having a problem with my broadband, wouldn’t hold the WiFi connection, I had the iPad looked at, no problems, had outreach check the phone line ,no problems, so I then spoke to someone at the broadband faults section,and I have to say what an exceptional service I received. The young man I spoke to ( Raymond who had an American accent ) explained how the system for the broadband worked, what could and couldn’t go wrong, what may or may not be causing my problem, he then went that extra mile to try to find the cause of the disconnecting ,he found that there was a lot of” traffic “ using the wave length that I was on and that changing my line may help the problem. So we gave it a try ,and extremely pleased to say it worked. I,d had this problem for about 3months and at no time ,and not in any websites I searched did it mention the wavelength as a possible cause. The young man was pleasant, helpful and did an excellent job, it is not often you get this kind of service now. He even rang later in the day to check that the WiFi was still connected. I appreciate there are many that have cause to complain, but in this instance I must give credit where it is due .I am elderly, and not at all techno savvy, so was very grateful to this young man BT are lucky to have him. I may not have used the correct terminology in my review however I think the point is made. Well done Raymond.
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Posted 3 weeks ago
Mishandled the initial order, over-promised, under-delivered all tied together by the call centres from hell. Most frustrating customer service experience I can remember, makes me feel ill just thinking about it. Awful, arrogant, careless, false claims, lies, misleading, frustrating, enraging. All describe BT broadband service - be good to yourself, just don't go there!
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Posted 3 weeks ago
BT happy to leave a small company without internet and access to IT facilities. When speaking to the advisor they were not apologetic AT ALL, in fact that are happy to leave us without access to our server and internet for more than 48 hours. The only outcome they could provide is that we go and work remotely elsewhere until Monday when a engineer can come out to us. They asked us to do many test on the computer which took an hour for them to then say there was a local power outage. DO NOT USE FOR BT BUSINESS, ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING CUSTOMER SERVICE AND COMPLETELY UNHELPFUL. If another option for a service provider was available within the local area, we would defiantly end our contract with BT.
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Posted 3 weeks ago
4 attempts to connect my broadband by engeener 4 times i had to be at home...1 month of waiting....worest customer service..been hanged up many times..
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Posted 4 weeks ago
Sales team to push hard but that they job, But using new bt cloud voice just don't. if we pick up a call from different lines no way to see who called. the system is not very user-friendly and cannot be changed and we just told tough. We lost a lot of functions from our old Avaya system we still after 9 months can not our billing sorted even after a month of call e-mail and complaints bt just do not care at all about use. Just say away from bt. the system work to make call and click dail. we have 60 lines using Yealink. do not think I be using BT again after 15 years then never change.
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Posted 1 month ago
Voice your opinion! Review BT now. Rating 1 star: Bad Your review We went with bt as the previous tenant was with bt and we thought it would be a straight forward swap to our name. This was not the case ! We had an order for the phone line and internet to be changed into our name (which apparently you need an engineer to come out 2 weeks later to do) when this was done, we recieved a new number ..we requested from day one to keep the previous number as we were running a business and that was the number our customers where familiar with. We were informed that as soon as the order was completed we can ring up to confirm the number change, So we did. We were then informed that the number would be changed within 24 hours .... 24 hours later the number was still not changed. After ringing back the following day we were then informed that there was another order on the account that had to be completed before the number could be changed. As we had not placed an order they cancelled the order and told us it would be another 24 hours before the order would be cancelled and then to ring back for the number to be changed. So as you can guess we rang back 24 hours later to change the number to then be told someone didnt cancel the order so they would cancel it and it would take another 24 hours ( why it takes 24 hours to press the cancel order button I do not know! ) since receiving our bt order on 5th November we are still waiting to have the number changed back to the original number! After being on the phone many days and many hours I was finally passed to a supervisor who informed me that IF I WAS TO PAY FOR THE BUSINESS ACCOUNT I WOULD RECEIVE A BETTER SERVICE! Which we were told at the beginning it will be easier to stay as a personal customer for now as that is what the previous tenant was and that it would be easy enough to change at a later date! After speaking to this supervisor I was informed that he would cancel the order and he would call me back to re arrange the phone number change between 11:00-13:00, did I recieve a phone call ? NO I DID NOT! I rand up at 13:02 to find out why I hadn't recieved my phone call and the lady on the phone said she had passed the message on for me to get my phone call. The NEXT day I recieved a call which was not from a supervisor and was informed there is nothing they could do as I'm not named on the account even though they have been speaking to me everyday since getting Bt and everyday they recieved permission to talk to me and permission to change the number! All we want to do is have the original number back on the landline which has took 8 DAYS so far and still counting ...
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Posted 1 month ago
Been abroad got my kindle stolen in a blind panic trying to ring the bank as had to cancel all my cards on bt mobile kept cutting off as up to spend I was in tears thinking my accounts would be emptied out after about 5 true used my partners phone got it all sorted I got charged £70 pound for trying to cancle cards at bank my partner with 02 got charged nothing I feel bt just made money out of my misfortune 40 years loyal service amounts to being ripped off I have had trouble with my internet all the time when someone rings house phone internet goes off been too tested it nothing done still does it can not wait till my contract up go else where
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Posted 1 month ago
Made a order for Bt broadband with the sport and was offered a free gift of my choice then was told they have taken over ee and can offer a better price for sim only again with a free gift Have taken up the offers and they said all is done and I will receive the email showing my purchase and order Having looked through the email they had put a different address. I phoned and mentioned this to them then they told me that I can not have the offer at my address because it does not support fibre So I asked how this was possible when I have fibre with my current supplier They said this was down to lack of space in the cabinet And got offered another speed which is less then 4mps for double the price I’m paying now Sorry but that is not acceptable So I cancelled my order and still waiting for email of cancellation and refund of my deposit that I had to pay
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Posted 1 month ago
Useless engineer booked for a new installation had text messages emails and they called me twice once the day before saying make sure you are in YES I will be in took day off work and sat in from 12 to 6pm and the they didn’t turn up ! No call no explanation useless ! Even when I called they could not explain why 🙄Cancelled and went else where .
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Posted 1 month ago
No phone line or broadband but I had mini hub. Engineer booked took 4 days but Sam came punctually and went up the pole and then in green box and fixed it. So he gets 4 stars. The one star goes to the dozey operators 5 of them "your mini hub will be connected in 2 hours" BUT 5 that's FIVE stars go to GARY and his team in Newcastle...polite professional honest and efficient. THANKS GARY.
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Posted 1 month ago
BT Cloud one lady working her name is Anna she's wonderful she help me lord when I call all she always replied and helping person I can give you a 5-star are even though I can give 100000 start thank you very much
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Posted 1 month ago
3months of poor service Internet dropping out which also effected the bt TV,customer services put phone down halfway though conversation several times,4 months and a upgrade (at my cost) to sort it out, back to sky once contract is up
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Posted 1 month ago
BT have failed to respond to my complaints about their wrongly setting up my broadband & calls package. Their administration seems to be in a right mess and their management dont seem to be bothered by 93% poor and bad TrustPilot reviews. I strongly advise avoiding BT.
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Posted 1 month ago
Absence of any indoor mobile signal, and only patchy outdoor mobile signal that pulses and drops out on every call. Cannot cancel the contract as their response is I shouldn't expect a constant good signal, they don't guarantee this only an occasional pulsing signal that can be seen.. but not used. Avoid at all cost. South Wales Valleys.
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Posted 1 month ago
BT is rated 1.48 based on 296 reviews