Answering Service EX provides the following two functions.
300 yen per month
Automatic distribution of messages
Repair and Delivery Support
This paid membership service provides you with support in the event of malfunction, loss, theft, or other incidents that may occur with your smartphone or tablet.
|Models from fall and winter 2018 and later||4G LTE Smartphone||¥630|
|4G LTE Tablet||¥630|
|4G LTE feature phone||¥380|
|Data communications terminal||¥380|
|4G LTE Photo Storage||¥380|
|4G LTE stand-alone routers||¥380|
|Models from before fall and winter 2018||All models||¥380|
Replacement phone delivery service
In the event of an incident with your au mobile phone, in general, a replacement mobile phone (a rejuvenated product including a battery pack) is directly delivered to you the day after you make a request online or by telephone. The service may be used two times a year. First use: ¥5,000 Second use: ¥8,000.
However, discounts can be applied to the service charge. Check the Repair and Delivery Support page for details.
With these services, when your smartphone or mobile phone malfunctions, you can leave it at an au shop / au Style or Toyota locations that carry au products for repair. The following three services are provided.
Recover data from an au mobile phone that can no longer be used due to exposure to water, damage, a broken screen, etc. This service can be used once a year.
Data that can be recovered: contacts, photos, videos
A successful data recovery costs ¥5,000 per use.
Additional services for users of 4G LTE models
The following services are offered only for 4G LTE models.
Keitai Safety Support
This paid membership service provides you with support in the event of malfunction, loss, theft, or other incidents that may occur with your 3G mobile phone or smartphone.
* As of September 9, 2013, new applications for Keitai Safety Support are no longer being accepted.
With these services, when your smartphone or mobile phone malfunctions, you can leave it at an au shop / au Style or Toyota locations that carry au products for repair The following three services are provided.
Repair and Delivery Support with AppleCare Services
We provide a four-year product warranty with Apple's official warranty service AppleCare Services. In the event that your device is lost or stolen, in general, a new but equal device is delivered to you by the next day with just a phone call.
|iPhone XS/iPhone XS Max/iPhone X||¥1,190|
|iPhone XR/iPhone 8 Plus/iPhone 7 Plus/iPhone 6s Plus/iPhone 6 Plus||¥890|
|iPhone 8/iPhone 7/iPhone 6s/iPhone 6/iPad Pro *1||¥790|
|iPad/iPad mini/iPad Pro *2||¥590|
Hardware products including iPhones/iPads, batteries, and their attached earphones and accessories are guaranteed.
Repair of damages caused by mistake or accidents (damage from dropping and contact with liquids) is provided as a service.
Number of compensations: max. 4 times over 4 years.
With this service, in the event that your device is lost or stolen, a new but equal device will be delivered to you with a call to the iPhone Loss and Theft Support Center. The service charge is ¥11,800.
Number of loss/theft compensations: max. 2 times over 4 years.
You can receive technical support from an Apple specialist by chat or telephone for four years.
Request for compliance with regards to Internet use by minors
In accordance with laws and ordinances, young people under the age of 18 must in principal be subscribed to a filtering service that is set at time of purchase of the device before use. KDDI regards minors under the age of 20 as the eligible target.
Dangers of using the Internet and the effect of filtering services
When using the Internet, young people may encounter illegal or harmful content that can be have an adverse effect on their healthy growth, and they may become involved in criminal activities. In particular, the number of young people who are involved in trouble due to making contact with strangers on social media is increasing. They are in danger of not only being the victims of crimes, but may eventually become perpetrators themselves.
The use of filtering services can reduce the risks of young people coming in contact with harmful contents.
KDDI Filtering Services
Choose the filtering service for the devices your children use.
[Anshin Filter for au]
This is a filtering service for smartphones and 4G LTE mobile phones that protects your children from hazardous sites and apps.
Customization of settings for "Anshin Filter for au"
Android™ 4.0 or later Smartphone,Tablet
iOS 9.0 or later iPhone/ iPad
Android™ 4.4 or later 4G LTE feature phone
* A subscription to an Internet connection service for the LTE NET or IS NET course is required.
【Safety Access Service 】
When choosing not to use or set a filtering service
[Request to guardians]
When you purchase a model specified by KDDI, you can subscribe to Upgrade Program EX by subscribing to New au Adjust Plan, au Adjust Plan, au Flat Plan, au Data MAX Plan, and selecting 24-month installment payments (installment contract).
This program allows you to switch models any time without paying the unpaid model price after the 26th month if you have used the model for 24 months. With this benefit, up to 50% of the installment payments can be waived.
[Image for payment of the model price, "Smartphone A (model price of ¥72,000)" if you switch models at the 25th month after your purchase]
|Subscription conditions||Application to this program at the same time as an eligible model purchase with an installment contract (48 months)
Subscription to New au Adjust Plan, au Adjust Plan, au Flat Plan, au Data MAX Plan (including those with (V))
|Program charge||¥390/month * Consumption tax is not applied to the program charge.|
If you subscribe to New au Adjust Plan, au Adjust Plan, au Flat Plan, au Data MAX Plan, and select payment by 24 monthly installments (installment contract) when you purchase an eligible model, you can subscribe to Upgrade Program EX (a). With this program, you can change to a new model at any time after using your current model for 12 months, and the remaining amount of payments for your device past the 14th month of use will be waived. This way, you no longer have to pay for up to half of the original installment amount.
Customers who subscribe to the Upgrade Program when purchasing an eligible model, and who purchase their phone through an installment contract (24 months), can change to a new model after 18 months of use, at which time any outstanding monthly payment balance for the previous device will be waived, based on factors such as the trade-in value of the previous model.
If you subscribe to the Upgrade Program at the same time you purchase an eligible model after April 1, 2016, and change the model between the 13th month and 18th month, an advance use fee of ¥2,000* will be charged. By paying this fee, a part of the outstanding monthly payment balance for the previous device (the payments for the seven months from the 19th month to 25th month) will be waived, based on factors such as the trade-in value of the previous model.
* Consumption tax is not incurred for the advance use fee.
|Program charge||¥300/month * Consumption tax is not applied to the program charge.|
If you subscribe to au Adjust Plan or au Flat Plan and select payment by 24 monthly installments (installment contract) when you purchase an eligible model, you can subscribe to Upgrade Program EX (a). With this program, you can change to a new model at any time after using your current model for 12 months, and the remaining amount of payments for your device past the 14th month of use will be waived. This way, you no longer have to pay for up to half of the original installment amount.
au PAY Market (au Wowma!) is a general shopping website provided by KDDI and KDDI Commerce Forward.
au Smart Pass service provides unlimited application usage, data storage, security software and various coupons for a monthly charge of ¥372.
au Smart Pass Premium is a service that can be used for ¥499/month, and includes all the services offered by au Smart Pass, Data Recovery service, membership privileges that change depending on the day of the week, and other various unique services.
Select Pack is a service that can be used for ¥300/month (excluding tax) that includes select services for unlimited use, coupons and other member benefits, and repair fee support.
In order to use this service, a device compatible with au World Service is required.
Calling charges, SMS transmission charges, and data communication charges differ from domestic usage charges in Japan. Furthermore, discount services and flat-rate data services for domestic usage in Japan cannot be applied to this service.
(2)Calling charges: Vary depending on the destination.
|Domestic calls at your destination||International calls to Japan||International calls from Japan||Receiving calls at your destination|
(3)Data communication charges: You can use World Flat-rate Data or Overseas Double-Teigaku.
Refer to World Flat-rate and Overseas Double-Teigaku details for information on eligible carriers and applicable conditions.
When using your device in regions not eligible for World Flat-rate or Overseas Double-Teigaku, you will be charged the usual data communication charges for any data used (¥1.6/KB).
|Number of transmission characters||Sending||Receiving|
|1 to 70 characters (1 to 160 characters if only single-byte characters are used)||¥100(tax-free)||Free|
|71 to 134 characters (161 to 306 characters if only single-byte characters are used)||¥200(tax-free)|
|135 to 201 characters (307 to 459 characters if only single-byte characters are used)||¥300(tax-free)|
|202 to 268 characters (460 to 612 characters if only single-byte characters are used)||¥400(tax-free)|
|269 to 335 characters (613 to 765 characters if only single-byte characters are used)||¥500(tax-free)|
|336 to 402 characters (766 to 918 characters if only single-byte characters are used)||¥600(tax-free)|
|403 to 469 characters (919 to 1071 characters if only single-byte characters are used)||¥700(tax-free)|
|470 to 536 characters (1072 to 1224 characters if only single-byte characters are used)||¥800(tax-free)|
|537 to 603 characters (1225 to 1377 characters if only single-byte characters are used)||¥900(tax-free)|
|604 to 670 characters (1378 to 1530 characters if only single-byte characters are used)||¥1,000(tax-free)|
Calling charges to eligible countries and regions with au International Calling Service are as follows.
|Up to 15min/call||Over 15min/call|
|Calls/month||First 50 calls/month||Free||+¥20/30sec(tax-exempt)|
|From 51st call/month||Charge that applies to each call after the 50th call ¥300/call (tax-exempt)|
China(excluding Macao)/Philippines/South Korea/Thailand/Taiwan/Vietnam/Hong Kong/Malaysia/India/Nepal/Brazil/Peru/Mainland USA(excluding Alaska)/Canada/Mexico/Hawaii/Guam/United Kingdom/Austria/Netherlands/Norway/Portugal/Sweden
You must subscribe to The following eligible rate plans/data flat-rate services*.
* This includes (V) and (Mobile phone) plans.
|Rate plans/Flat-rate Data services*||Monthly flat charges(tax-exempt)|
|「New au Adjust Plan」「au Adjust Plan」「au Flat Plan」「au Data MAX Plan」「Flat-rate Data5/8/13/20/30」||¥980|
|Flat-rate Data 1/2/3||¥1,480|
Rates apply from the month following the month of subscription.If you cancel in the middle of a month, calculation on a prorated basis is not applied and the flat rate is incurred.
The following is an explanation of the important matters that require attention when using Number Share on Apple Watch. We ask that you completely understand them before applying.
If the customer confirms (1) and (2), and it becomes clear that their home signal quality and the compliance of KDDI and the store are inadequate, or if KDDI does not execute a signal survey, the customer can cancel the contracts listed in Related Contracts Eligible for Contract Cancellation by reporting to KDDI.
[How to Report]
If after confirming (1) and (2) it becomes clear that your home signal quality and the compliance of KDDI and the store are inadequate, or if KDDI does not execute a signal survey, report it to the store at which you completed contract procedures.
[Related Contracts Eligible for Contract Cancellation]