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Straight Talk Samsung SGH-T401G ST Mobile Phone

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Straight Talk Samsung SGH-T401G ST Mobile Phone

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Questions & Answers for Straight Talk Straight Talk Samsung SGH-T401G ST Mobile Phone

Question

What do i do if the screen on my phone is a plain white screen?

Everytime i turn it on it's just a white screen
asked 4 years ago
By
Shawtiiredd
on Straight Talk Samsung SGH-T401G ST Mobile Phone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Try taking the back cover off of your phone and removing the battery for a few seconds. Then reassemble it. If the problem keeps happening, go to Walmart and demand your money back.

I recommend buying Walmart's phone protection service. It's really cheap and protects your phone for a whole year no matter what you do to it.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
shortywcb
 - Idaho
answer 2
Call Straight Talk and ask for a replacement as long as it's less than 1 year old it will be under warranty.
answered 4 years ago
By
MrJCool30
 - Coshocton, OH
answer 3
i had the same issue and i think i dropped one to many times. lol i went to straight talk tonight and bought the same phone refurbished for 32.88 total with a 30 day card. i wouldn't go new. an if you get a new phone go to straight talk.WALMART offers little to no selection .although they offer insurance.
answered 4 years ago
By
rockfordlady
 - rockford illnois
answer 4
Go to display options and choose wallpaper. pick which you like. or if you have pictures on the phone now, click on pic,choose set as then choose main wallpaper.
answered 4 years ago
By
annette1971tx
 - NC
Question

want to know. does anyone know what carrier to put when it asks. if it doesnt show straight talk?

please let me know
asked 4 years, 3 months ago
By
txtweedy1995
 - Sulphur, LA
on Straight Talk Samsung SGH-T401G ST Mobile Phone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
it uses 3rd party Verizon carrier. so put Verizon.
answered 4 years ago
By
annette1971tx
 - NC
answer 2
ST phones only work with ST.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
magentawave
 - Del Mar, California
answer 3
At&T
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
Lillianelise
 - Augusta,Gerogia
answer 4
Straight Talk runs off whatever network is available in the area. Whatever the selection is just choose one, should be ok. Or if you look in your setup you should find you cand set your network to 'automatic' to allow the system to make the choice.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
Canopyfan2
 - Raleigh, NC
Question

People that have this phone, does it have a QWERTY keyboard?

It doesn't mention it in the details but on thhe picture it says that id does.
asked 4 years, 2 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Straight Talk Samsung SGH-T401G ST Mobile Phone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
the phone has a qwerty keyboard that works well in fact
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
Bertman1
 - Kansas City Missouri
answer 2
Yes.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
magentawave
 - Del Mar, California
answer 3
Yes it does. Slides open to reveal qwerty key board.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
niwroc
answer 4
YES
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
KATEEW
 - INDIANA
Question

Does this particular phone work on any Verizon towers or is it only T-Mobile?

asked 4 years, 4 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Straight Talk Samsung SGH-T401G ST Mobile Phone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
it only uses Verizon with the straight talk phones from Walmart.
answered 4 years ago
By
annette1971tx
 - NC
answer 2
That phone does NOT work on Verizon towers because Verizon is CDMA (no sim card). That phone will work on ATT or T-Mobile towers depending on which sim card comes with it.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
magentawave
 - Del Mar, California
answer 3
We recently found out that all phones with SIM cards come preloaded with either AT&T or T-Mobile. If you want a phone that uses Verizon towers, you will need to call their customer care and ask for a list of phones without SIM cards.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
happyhomeschoolers
 - Marysville, CA
answer 4
The phones that have a last letter G is for GSM ( like T401G ), phones that have a last letter C is for CDMA ( like R451C ).

AT&T, T-Mobile are GSM, Verizon, Virgin, and Sprint are CDMA.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
hamhock75
Question

are the pictures & pictures texts blurry?

asked 4 years, 2 months ago
By
lcdanana
 - Crouse, NC
on Straight Talk Samsung SGH-T401G ST Mobile Phone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Not blurry, but not great.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
shortywcb
 - Idaho
answer 2
hold the phone still in a a well lite room. its not a regular camera remember k.
answered 4 years ago
By
rockfordlady
 - rockford illnois
answer 3
it depends on what you are taking a pic about and the lighting. mine are pretty clear and has night shot for darker areas.
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answered 4 years ago
By
annette1971tx
 - NC
answer 4
pictures are very clear great quality and pictures taken are a bit larger than other cheaper (79.99) phone models
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
By
newmomieat36
 - Fall River, MA
Question

does the $30 card come with this phone?

asked 4 years, 6 months ago
By
3mlee3
 - Louisiana
on Straight Talk Samsung SGH-T401G ST Mobile Phone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
You can buy with or without...WMT and straighttalk.com offer several bargain packages.....
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
Ilikewmt
 - Grapevine, TX
answer 2
When I ordered my phone you had to pick if you wanted just the phone or the phone and card package. So depends what you order. Card was not a freebie.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
FrugelShopper55
 - Brick, NJ
answer 3
no, you have to purchase the phone card extra.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
MrsSG
 - Atlanta, GA
answer 4
Yes. You get 200 minutes INCLUDED. =) hope this helped!
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
trufrend4lyfe
Question

How is internet capability on this phone? And which is a better phone samsung t401g or samsung r355c?

asked 4 years, 5 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Straight Talk Samsung SGH-T401G ST Mobile Phone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Forget internet on these phones. Its lame with these. You need to get a REAL smart phone for that.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
magentawave
 - Del Mar, California
answer 2
I had the same question and did a lot of research - what I read said the T401g was better. That is what I bought and I am trilled with it. The only exception I can see is depends on what towers are more prevelent in your area - the T401g is on the GMS network ie AT&T and the r355c is on the CM?? network ie Verizon.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
FrugelShopper55
 - Brick, NJ
answer 3
the internet works just great
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
Mangaschgtnes
 - Modesto, CA
answer 4
This phone loads the internet much faster and has the same resolution as the R355c. I returned my R355c because I was plagued with bad gateway and insufficient memory errors.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
zoomzoomz6
 - Davenport, FL
Question

does this phone work off the verizon tower?

asked 3 years, 11 months ago
By
freefawn
on Straight Talk Samsung SGH-T401G ST Mobile Phone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
they say it does, but from my own personal experience, it most certainly does not. I think it goes off tmobile and att, but I don't know if I believe that either.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
shortywcb
 - Idaho
answer 2
If it has a SIM card (under the battery) then no. No SIM card then yes.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
R1mcc
answer 3
I believe that it depends on the sim card. this is my second phone and it works off at&t but my first one worked off verizon. Both work better than either of the name brand networks though. I get better service with this phone than I ever got with our verizon phones.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
sweetcharlotte
 - cassville, NY
answer 4
it is AT&T. I had a straight talk similar to this one until after a year and a half it had it.
I bought this one. The sales associate said it was now AT&T. I was skeptical but needed a phone. I got it.

I could not get a signal in or outside of my home. I got a signal two miles from my home.

I took it back. Without verizon in my area..it was worthless.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
MissTMarie
 - Alabama
Question

How lon may I keep my original phone number after my initial activation?

I live and work in Afghanistan. I come back to the U.S. once every four months for a two week vacation.

When I'm on vacation and I activate my prepaid phone and receive my original number but only use it for two weeks, will I have that same number when I return on my vacation four months later?

This is very important. I do not want to change phone numbers every four months because I am not using the phone. Please reply as soon as possible. Thanks...TR
asked 4 years, 1 month ago
By
DevotedShopper51
 - Kabul, Afghanistan
on Straight Talk Samsung SGH-T401G ST Mobile Phone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
i would purchase a card that last for 6 months at a time.
answered 4 years ago
By
rockfordlady
 - rockford illnois
answer 2
I asked straight talk this myself. they said it may be up to 30 days w/o active to try and get old number back. they might fight you on this. i tried and when my old service was done they didn't want to give me old number. so i said give me new number..well they had lots of customer service problems..and when they looked for my information for my acct they couldn't find it under new number but under old. Since i had changed everything to new i wanted them to give me the new one,they did. Facebook has a straight talk page where you have a discussion page. actual ST agents go there to answer questions.good luck.
answered 4 years ago
By
annette1971tx
 - NC
answer 3
The manual states that you could lose the number as soon as your subscription expires.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
By
dragaxle
 - Washington State
answer 4
As long as you pay the bill the phone will be activated. Just set up to charge a credit card.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
By
Ilikewmt
 - Grapevine, TX
Question

can I change carriers without buying a new phone? we have the same phone (SGH- T401G) as straight talk. but we have net 10

asked 4 years, 5 months ago
By
lizzard17
on Straight Talk Samsung SGH-T401G ST Mobile Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
No unfortunately i asked this and since Net 10 and Straight Talk are 2 different providers you can't do that. It would be the same as switching from Verizon Wireless to ATT/Cingular or any other provider. Since they all use different Tower Provider services you can't use one phone for any of them. You must get a New / Used phone that works for their service.
answered 4 years ago
By
MrJCool30
 - Coshocton, OH
answer 2
No
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
magentawave
 - Del Mar, California
answer 3
Straight Talk phones only work with that brand of their network. You won't be able to use it for Net 10.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
Canopyfan2
 - Raleigh, NC
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