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Question

Triple minutes?

I'm looking to purchase this phone: http://www.amazon.com/Optimus-Dynamic-Android-Prepaid-Tracfone/dp/B00GFTI0SO/ref=cm_cd_ql_qh_dp_t
If I purchase THIS plan and THAT phone will I have 180 minutes, 180 texts AND 180 mg data? Thats the understanding I have with reviewing the phone.
asked 9 months ago
By
Katie
on (Email Delivery) Tracfone 60-Minutes Wireless Airtime Card
4 answers
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answer 1
Yes! Yes, you will. It's a great deal and I just wrote about it in my review. That LG Optimus Dynamic phone at Amazon is a perfect choice for use with this card. Get a membrane cover for a couple bucks shipped while you are at it.
answered 6 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 2
Yes Katie, that phone will triple to the amounts you listed.
answered 8 months ago
By
WalmartShopper42456465465
answer 3
Correct. Any service card purchased for that phone will get triple the minutes, texts, and data of the service card you purchase.
answered 8 months ago
By
ResultsMayVary
answer 4
Yes, the purchase of this phone entitles the purchaser to triple minutes, data, and texts for life from whatever actual amount of phone minutes is purchased at any given time.
answered 8 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
Question

do I get text with phone minuets

asked 9 months ago
By
meme
on (Email Delivery) Tracfone 60-Minutes Wireless Airtime Card
5 answers
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answer 1
Yes. The phone doesn't differentiate between phone and text.
answered 7 months ago
By
Stronsay
answer 2
Phone calls and texting are all part of the same card, but be aware...because it is a prepaid phone it will charge minutes every time you text. I think the rate is approximately 1/3 to 1/2 minute per text, so I basically only use my Tracfone for necessary messages and calls. Hope this helps!
answered 8 months ago
By
Wade1961
answer 3
Yes, but the # of texts per minute unit depends on the model of phone it is. Consult tracfone's website to see what that rate is for the model of phone you have.
answered 8 months ago
By
WalmartShopper42456465465
answer 4
Yes, they deduct text messages from the regular minutes you purchase
answered 8 months ago
By
14ken
answer 5
If your tracfone allows texting it will just take extra minutes for it.
answered 9 months ago
By
tracfonelady
Question

what is the 90-day no contract plan for $19.99 advertised by Family Dollar, along with tracfone lg440? Would this be compatible with lg440?

LG440 flip phone for 5 bucks at Family Dollar! Best deal on airtime? Not sure what usual prices are. Will store help me as I am clueless about phones.
asked 10 months ago
By
Amylynn
on (Email Delivery) Tracfone 60-Minutes Wireless Airtime Card
3 answers
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answer 1
That 90 day plan is the same thing as this virtual card. Yes either one is compatible with LG 440G.

However, LG 440G is only a "double minutes" phone while most today are triple minutes phones, meaning that if you buy airtime for it you only get 60 minutes doubled to 120 minutes instead of 60 minutes tripled to 180 minutes like everyone else gets.

In other words I recommend you first upgrade your phone then transfer your existing minutes and telephone # to it, THEN get an airtime card like this to add to it.
answered 8 months ago
By
WalmartShopper42456465465
answer 2
That card would work with any Tracfone if it is propely scanned at the register. The Walmard card is a few cents cheaper and if you get the email delivery version you know it has been properly validated.
answered 8 months ago
By
ResultsMayVary
answer 3
YES
answered 8 months ago
By
PEGGYROB
Question

DO UNUSED MINUTES ROLL OVER?

IS IT NECESSARY TO BUY MINUTES EACH MONTH, OR JUST WHEN YOUR MINUTES RUN OUT?
asked 10 months ago
By
IBLOUIE
on (Email Delivery) Tracfone 60-Minutes Wireless Airtime Card
4 answers
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answer 1
The card provides 60 minutes for 90 days and one user said that you will have to recharge it every month, as the minutes run out.
answered 6 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
You only need to buy more when minutes run out, OR when the 90 service days end, so yes they do roll over.
answered 8 months ago
By
WalmartShopper42456465465
answer 3
It's my understanding, from Tracfone, that in order to keep your phone number "active" (meaning not taken away / disconnected) you have to have:
1. Air Time remaining on your phone --
meaning Days of Service still showing available for you to use
2. Minutes --
meaning you still have Minutes available for you to use.

You don't necessarily have to purchase minutes every month, but you do have to have BOTH air time AND minutes available in order to have an active phone number / account. If this answer is unclear I'd suggest you call Tracfone directly. What I am relating is from my experience, when I still had minutes but my days of service had run out, so I lost my phone number and had to reactivate my phone when I bought a new minutes card. They had to give me a new phone number, the old one had been assigned to someone else.
answered 9 months ago
By
Isay
answer 4
If you buy a card that has a ninety day time period on it, then you must purchase another card before your due date is up or your phone service willl be discontinued. You will see the new minutes and due date displayed on your phone. If you have remaining (unused) minutes on the first card but the date is due, the left over minutes will roll over and be added to the next card. If you tend to run out of "time" before you use all the minutes, it might be beneficial to buy the 450 min/1 year card and then you won't have to worry about the time for a year. You can still buy any of the minute cards if you run out of minutes before the year is up . Make sure to go online and look for the "bonus codes" which will add extra minutes to whatever card you buy.
answered 10 months ago
By
sbd427
Question

Does the basic ($19.99) card include web service?

asked 10 months ago
By
brf
on (Email Delivery) Tracfone 60-Minutes Wireless Airtime Card
4 answers
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answer 1
Yes it does but this is not a good value for web service because it has the lowest # of minutes (for feature phone use) and data (for smartphone use) per period. For web you probably want a 90 day 200 minute card which more than triples your web data either way but only costs about 75% more.
answered 8 months ago
By
WalmartShopper42456465465
answer 2
no
answered 8 months ago
By
14ken
answer 3
IF YOUR PHONE HAS WEB SERVICE
answered 8 months ago
By
PEGGYROB
answer 4
My first thought is: that would depend... Does your phone have Internet access AND, recently I've seen Tracfone phones that divide minutes into segments. I.E. plans assign minutes by thirds; 30 to calling, 30 to data, 30 to texting. I'd also wonder which phone carrier was going to provide you with the Internet service? Some plans offer different carriers, and that's determined by your zip code.
Before you spend money buying any more minutes, I would contact Tracfone directly and ask them how those minutes can be used.
The Tracfone website offers the option of opening an "account". You don't have to enter any billing information if you don't want to -- but there's a chance to register your phone -- and when you do, there's an Owner's Manual that will come listed online for your model of phone. I've found it very helpful for listing my phone's particular features and how to operate them.
Maybe this would be another way for you to figure out how to best use your particular phone's options as well. -- Good Luck --
answered 9 months ago
By
Isay
Question

Purchase of Trac Phone Minutes

Do I have to purchase minutes from WalMart?
asked 10 months ago
By
Spaceman
on (Email Delivery) Tracfone 60-Minutes Wireless Airtime Card
4 answers
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answer 1
No. You can get them at other retailers and online at Tracfone's website and others.
answered 7 months ago
By
Stronsay
answer 2
No you can purchase minutes practically anywhere including grocery stores, gas stations, drug stores, on auction sites, or on Tracfone's website once you set up an account there.
answered 8 months ago
By
WalmartShopper42456465465
answer 3
These Tracfone cards come with minutes and service days. It tells you on the card. You can purchase them from anywhere that sells Tracfone airtime cards, but the price at Walmart is a good one. Better than online at the Tracfone site--I have an account there. You can check for yourself to compare.
answered 10 months ago
By
Catsissie
answer 4
No, although honestly, I found Walmart has some of the best prices for the Minutes cards.
You can even buy them online and have the card/minutes emailed to you to activate through your phone. But if you do use the email purchase method, I recommend: PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE INSTRUCTIONS THEY GIVE YOU, or you could make a mistake that will invalidate your purchase.
Otherwise, you can buy the cards at the Walmart store, many Electronics stores (Best Buy, Radio Shack, etc.) I even think I've seen them on racks next to the check-out in grocery stores and places like Kmart. I can't think of them all right now, but as you look around for them I think you'll be surprised how many places carry them.
You can even buy minutes straight from your phone itself. For more, look up the Tracfone website: http://www.tracfone.com
answered 10 months ago
By
Isay
Question

Some time back I purchased an LG 840 trackfone, after many hours on phone three different phones three different SIM cards.

We learn these smartphones will not work if your home zip code number is 68061. Today while checking on line I type in my zip code, and there are a few phone listed for this zip code. My question is will all smart phones now work in this zip code. Thank you
asked 10 months ago
By
Carl
on (Email Delivery) Tracfone 60-Minutes Wireless Airtime Card
2 answers
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answer 1
Hi Carl. The LG 840 has a "G" at the end of the model name like this: LG 840G. That G means it runs off GSM networks not CDMA, while your area is only CDMA, not GSM.

LG 840G is a feature phone not a smartphone but there are several CDMA smartphones now available from Tracfone on their website -OR- the feature phone most equivalent to an LG 840G on their site would be the LG 305C.

The airtime card Walmart is selling will work with any of them, providing as mentioned above that it's a CDMA phone since you need CDMA in your zip code.

http://www.tracfone-orders.com/bpdirect/tracfone/Start.do?action=view&zip=68061&locale=en&siteType=TR&market=CO&gotoPhonelist=true
answered 8 months ago
By
WalmartShopper42456465465
answer 2
Carl, that seems like a really good question, but I wouldn't trust that "ALL" Tracfone Smart-phones work for your particular zip code. I think you'd need to check each model individually; even though they're under Tracfone service, I believe Tracfone has coverage deals with different primary carriers. For example, I've seen some phone models advertised with Verizon coverage -- while other models have AT&T or T-Mobile coverage.
Also, over the years I've been told that sometimes carriers "share" coverages, and that my call reception was dependent on which tower picked up my out-going call...
I would say, when you looked up online and saw that your zip code was covered, with a particular Smart phone, only use THAT phone showing the coverage available. Tracfone makes contracts between the phone manufacturer and the coverage carrier, and if you mix the two, you may not be able to use the phone you chose. Maybe confirm it with Tracfone before you invest in a purchase.
answered 10 months ago
By
Isay
Question

My LG800G has triple minutes for life, will this card give me 60X3=180 minutes for 90 days service?

asked 11 months ago
By
pearl
on (Email Delivery) Tracfone 60-Minutes Wireless Airtime Card
4 answers
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answer 1
Yes Pearl it will.
answered 8 months ago
By
WalmartShopper42456465465
answer 2
Yes. Mine is double minutes (bought it Jan. 2011) and I got 120 minutes for the 60 minute card I just bought recently. Figure, that's a phone I've had for over three years and still getting the deal! Enjoy your triple minutes, Pearl. No, I don't work for Tracfone, I should, huh?
answered 10 months ago
By
Catsissie
answer 3
Yes! I have triple minutes for life too and it follows your phone number so no matter how you purchase your tracfone minutes, the triple minutes are applied!!
answered 10 months ago
By
Jombie4
answer 4
Yes, mine did that.
answered 10 months ago
By
Englishnitwit
Question

experation dateb on pre paid track phone cards

is there a date or use by date that the pre paid must comply with. Si i want to have a spare phone for emergencies, what happens if phone not used for 3 month iis the 20 card good untill i use the minutes on it or is there a date expiration also?
asked 11 months ago
By
adspinmedia
on (Email Delivery) Tracfone 60-Minutes Wireless Airtime Card
3 answers
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answer 1
No there is no expiration date but your strategy would not be good for an emergency because it is not guaranteed that the phone would immediately be usable right after entering in the PIN #. Sometimes it takes several minutes or even hours before the phone works.

However in an emergency any tracfone can still dial 911 even without paying for airtime. In other words cellular networks put 911 calls through even if it's from someone without authorization to use that network, you don't need to buy this card to be able to call 911. However, you may need to recharge the phone periodically as it may not have much of a charge left after 3 months.
answered 8 months ago
By
WalmartShopper42456465465
answer 2
Your service will expire with no notice on screen. You will have minutes unused, but they are no good if your service expires. You need to make a note of the expiration date, or the phone will not be able to be used. If you lose service, it's no charge to re-install, but I couldn't do it online, I had to ask a Walmart associate to do it for me.I had 300 minutes left, but no service.My minutes stayed once the service was re-installed.
answered 10 months ago
By
Englishnitwit
answer 3
This is only good from 90 days of activation.
answered 11 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
Question

can I use a trac phone refill card for my straightalk phone.

asked 11 months ago
By
judy
on (Email Delivery) Tracfone 60-Minutes Wireless Airtime Card
3 answers
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answer 1
No Judy that won't work.
answered 8 months ago
By
WalmartShopper42456465465
answer 2
I would think not; even though the coverage might be with the very same carrier your Straight-talk plan is with, I believe that's a plan offered as a very specific, and perhaps contracted, "deal".
I would call the phone carrier you have straight-talk with and see what they have to say about that.
If it is under a contract between yourself and the carrier, I doubt you can refill any minutes the way things are now.
answered 10 months ago
By
Isay
answer 3
no
answered 10 months ago
By
Juice145
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