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Straight Talk Straight Talk Samsung T401G Phone with $45 Card, Refurbished

Get a top-of-the-line phone without the hassle of a phone bill with the Straight Talk Samsung T401G Phone. This Straight Talk phone includes a 30 day service plan card with unlimited talk, unlimited text and MMS messaging, unlimited data and unlimited calls to 411 so you can get started right out of the box!
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Questions & Answers for Straight Talk Straight Talk Samsung T401G Phone with $45 Card, Refurbished

Question

phone number

I see that I have the option of keeping my present phone number upon activation. When I do this I am planning to only have this phone and terminating the other one. Since the number will be no longer active on the other phone ,will it affect my straightalk? or do I have to keep both phones?
asked 3 years ago
By
LADYOBX
 - NC
on Straight Talk Samsung T401G Phone with $45 Card, Refurbished
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
The current number is terminated as soon as you transfer the number to your straight talk line. You will only have one line activated at a time with your number.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
SirKim
answer 2
i have transfered my number between three different straight talk phones. it doesnot affect the old phone to port your number to the new phone.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
veryveryunhappyvery
answer 3
It's super to transfer your other # to straight. Once you do, just cancel your other service.
answered 3 years ago
By
TommyTx48
 - Central Texas
answer 4
Only one phone can have your active number. Once transfered you can keep the old phone if you want to, some people think they make good paper weights but the old phone will not affect the new one.
answered 3 years ago
By
ScrapbookWidower
Question

with the $45 card that comes with it can I get on internet for example facebook and how much of the $45 does it use to get on internet?

asked 3 years, 1 month ago
By
karatata
on Straight Talk Samsung T401G Phone with $45 Card, Refurbished
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
The $45 card covers it all! It is the unlimited deal. Gives you unlimited talk, text, and web. And once entering the browser, facebook is one of the main links.
answered 3 years ago
By
Ledi0Mia0Ray
answer 2
yes you can go on the internet and the $45 card is for unlimited talk, text and web for 30 days
answered 3 years ago
By
tnsteub
 - Steubenville, Ohio
answer 3
Straightalk is unlimited internet, texting and phone minutes for the $45 dollars a month. You have to buy a new card each month or enroll in auto pay with Straightalk.

There is no limit to internet usage within reason. I have heard of people learning how to hack the phones and tethering them to laptops for downloading and service has been cancelled for that.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
sthorne1271
 - Wesport, NY
answer 4
you can get on the internet and check facebook but it is slow. This phone is great for texting and talking. The $45 dollar card lets you use it without any limits. it is an unlimited card.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Keith398
 - St. Petersburg fl
Question

does this cell phone work off of att sites or verizon

asked 3 years ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Straight Talk Samsung T401G Phone with $45 Card, Refurbished
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
AT&T.

Models that end with "G" are AT&T network (GSM).
answered 3 years ago
By
Canopyfan2
 - NC
answer 2
According to Wikipedia, Straight Talk is a Mobile Virtual Network operator (MVNO) offering both CDMA and GSM support. The CDMA side of the network uses Verizon's or Sprint's CDMA 1xRTT wireless networks, which was introduced in 2001 and is said to deliver between 40 and 60 kb/s to customers,[8] while the GSM side makes use of either T-Mobile's or AT&T's GSM networks.
answered 3 years ago
By
KatieMac88
 - Greenville, SC
answer 3
Straight Talk runs on verizon towers, but that is it. It has no other affiliation with any other company.
answered 3 years ago
By
Ledi0Mia0Ray
answer 4
All my research points to this being served on the AT&T network. I have seen nothing to make me believe otherwise. This phone matches the published coverage of AT&T as well as the coverage of friends who also have AT&T.
answered 3 years ago
By
CityMaker1144
 - Whidbey Island, WA
Question

Does this phone(Samsung T401G) use the Verizon network?

asked 3 years ago
By
mtndude
 - Idaho
on Straight Talk Samsung T401G Phone with $45 Card, Refurbished
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Uses verizon and sprint.Excellent coverage.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
repeat22p
 - 18617
answer 2
yes!
answered 3 years ago
By
TommyTx48
 - Central Texas
answer 3
No, it uses AT&T.
answered 3 years ago
By
Landon420
 - Christiansburg, Va
answer 4
No, it's not Verizon.

"G" in the model name indicates GSM, which is AT&T or T-Mobile, depending on coverage.
answered 3 years ago
By
Canopyfan2
 - NC
Question

Can this phone watch videos online?

I actually really need youtube the most, so as long as it plays youtube videos i'm fine with it~
asked 3 years ago
By
HetaliaUchiha
on Straight Talk Samsung T401G Phone with $45 Card, Refurbished
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
No, it can't.
answered 3 years ago
By
LovelessUchiha
answer 2
I doubt it the internet on this phone is horrible. after waiting for about 10 min for the first page to load I've usually quit
answered 3 years ago
By
katayanish
answer 3
No. It does not support adobe flash player. So no video's. Basically, google, facebook, and other text based web pages. You can see pictures though.
answered 3 years ago
By
BigJeepMan
 - Roanoke, AL
Question

Can this phone use a sim card

asked 3 years, 1 month ago
By
sugarb3
on Straight Talk Samsung T401G Phone with $45 Card, Refurbished
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
No this phone does not have a SIM card.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
SirKim
answer 2
Straight talk phones come with their own sim cards these days.
answered 3 years ago
By
Ledi0Mia0Ray
answer 3
YES
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Eshopr1967
 - Chicago, IL
Question

can i use this celphone and simcard to other country like philippines, example txt message. how much it will cost per message?

asked 3 years, 1 month ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Straight Talk Samsung T401G Phone with $45 Card, Refurbished
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
No this phone is not usable in other countries.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
SirKim
answer 2
I wouldn't count on it. My other AT&T phone never got a single signal when I was in Japan.

However, this is an AT&T phone, so you could check here:

http://www.wireless.att.com/travelguide/coverage/roaming/step1.jsp

But since this is a Straight Talk plan, I would bet AT&T would not allow this phone to connect to one of their normal international roaming networks.
answered 3 years ago
By
CityMaker1144
 - Whidbey Island, WA
answer 3
No.

The phone does not work outside the USA.

You may be able to call those countries from the USA and the rate per minute varies. The website will have information, http://www.straighttalk.com
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Canopyfan2
 - NC
Question

If i have a prepaid phone can i keep my number?

asked 3 years ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Straight Talk Samsung T401G Phone with $45 Card, Refurbished
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Some numbers can be transferred depending on the carrier and your current service plan. Please contact straight talk at 1-877-430-CELL (2355) to see if your number is eligible for transfer.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
SirKim
answer 2
The technically correct answer is yes. The truth? Maybe you can, maybe you can't. It depends on the whim of the Provider's computer system which in the case of the Net10, Tracfone, Straight talk family of providers is questionable. I have succeded once and failed once. So, toss a coin. It will depend on your zipcode from what I could tell when my failed attempt went south.
answered 3 years ago
By
ScrapbookWidower
answer 3
Yes.

As long as your telephone # is active on another phone you can transfer that number to your new phone. You'll have the option during activation.
answered 3 years ago
By
Canopyfan2
 - NC
Question

App downloads??

Will I be able to download apps from the internet from this phone?
asked 3 years, 1 month ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - 64114
on Straight Talk Samsung T401G Phone with $45 Card, Refurbished
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
No this phone does not have an apps store.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
SirKim
answer 2
Yes, as you can on any other phone. Just go to games and apps.
answered 3 years ago
By
Ledi0Mia0Ray
answer 3
No. This phone is not that fancy. It has all it can handle to just download pictures.
answered 3 years ago
By
CityMaker1144
 - Whidbey Island, WA
Question

Monthly renewal

If I dont pay the monthly fee will my number be erased after a certain time. I want to do the monthly eventually but have to wait for contract phone to expire.
asked 3 years ago
By
LADYOBX
 - NC
on Straight Talk Samsung T401G Phone with $45 Card, Refurbished
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Please see straight talks terms of service. If you do not refill your Straight Talk account by your Service End Date, your Straight Talk phone number may be lost.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
SirKim
answer 2
You'll lose your number after 30 days. Might get lucky but 30 days is the offical answer. Try NOT to do the monthly, it's expensive. Do a 6 month or an annual for 99.99. It's the least expensive way to work it.
20 a month = $120 year
30 a month = $180 a year
Or $99.99 a year.... hmmmmm.
answered 3 years ago
By
ScrapbookWidower
answer 3
Yes.

If you do not keep your phone active by adding a plan every 30-days then you will lose your number.
answered 3 years ago
By
Canopyfan2
 - NC
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