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Net 10 LG Optimus Net Android Prepaid Cell Phone

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Net 10 LG Optimus Net Android Prepaid Cell Phone

This Net 10 LG Optimus Net Android Prepaid Cell Phone provides all the features you expect from an Android OS phone. You can take pictures and videos with the high resolution 3.2 MP camera. Just tap the right bottom of the touchscreen to enlarge the pictures and images. This 3.2 touchscreen cell phone supports multitasking, so you can listen to MP3 music while sending messages or reading e-books. It also features tilt and shake options for easy navigation. This LG prepaid cell phone has advanced GPS capabilities to help you stay on track when traveling, and Wi-Fi connectivity for accessing the Internet.
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Questions & Answers for NET10 Net 10 LG Optimus Net Android Prepaid Cell Phone

Question

can this phone work with straighttalk since this is a phone that they carry also?

straight talk has this sae phone for 179 but the plan is cheaper, can i buy this phone and still have thier plan?
asked 3 years, 4 months ago
By
ashlig
 - Texas
on Net 10 LG Optimus Net Android Prepaid Cell Phone
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
No it must use the Net10 $50/30 day unlimited plan

Just a clarification to an earlier answer: This exact model the LG Optimus "Net" is not offered by Straight Talk. ST offers the LG Optimus "Q" which has a slider QWERTY keyboard. Net 10 also has the Q for $180 on their site. Any Android from Net10 or ST requires the unlimited plan $45 on ST, $50 on Net10. Buy your Net10 airtime from www.pinzoo.com and pay no tax so it works out to be only a couple bucks difference from ST. ST/Net10/Tracfone are different divisions of the same company, so the actual phone service is the same for the Android phones. The Samsung Galaxy Precedent, LG Optimus Net & Q all operate on Sprint networks only, so make sure Sprint works well in your area. Go to their website and check coverage.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
chanoman
 - New England
answer 2
No they do not carry this phone this one does not have a keyboard just the same brand. i have asked several representatives from StraightTalk & Net 10 nd the answers for both was no... Sorry
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
NothingMoreThanTheTruth
 - Wilson, NC
answer 3
No, You must use it with Net10
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
chanoman
 - New England
answer 4
I gave you incorrect information earlier when I said it will only work with tracfone. It will only work with Net 10. You have to purchase a phone with straittalk already downloaded in the phone.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
johngoodatheart
answer 5
No, it will only work with tracfone service. Sorry.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
johngoodatheart
Question

What is the monthly prepaid charge for this phone?

Is it unlocked? Can I use a T-mobile sim card with this phone?
asked 3 years, 4 months ago
By
tronicsn00b
on Net 10 LG Optimus Net Android Prepaid Cell Phone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
No it must use the Net10 $50/30 day unlimited plan

Just a clarification to an earlier answer: This exact model the LG Optimus "Net" is not offered by Straight Talk. ST offers the LG Optimus "Q" which has a slider QWERTY keyboard. Net 10 also has the Q for $180 on their site. Any Android from Net10 or ST requires the unlimited plan $45 on ST, $50 on Net10. Buy your Net10 airtime from www.pinzoo.com and pay no tax so it works out to be only a couple bucks difference from ST. ST/Net10/Tracfone are different divisions of the same company, so the actual phone service is the same for the Android phones. The Samsung Galaxy Precedent, LG Optimus Net & Q all operate on Sprint networks only, so make sure Sprint works well in your area. Go to their website and check coverage.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
chanoman
 - New England
answer 2
This is a CDMA phone [uses Qualcomm technology], and does not use a SIM card; rather, it is programmed at the factory.

T-Mobile does use a SIM card [I'm using a T-Mobile SIM right now in an unlocked Chinese-clone GSM phone].

The CDMA & GSM technologies are different [well, they can communicate with each other, but you can't swap phone parts].
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
khc1097
 - Southern California
answer 3
This is a CDMA phone. It does not have a SIM card. Sprint is the actual carrier. This model requires a Net10 $50/30 day everything unlimited prepaid card. There is NO ROAMING on this phone.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
By
DoctorM
 - Austin, TX
answer 4
This is the same phone available direct from Net10 - and for the same price, including free shipping.

A Net10 $50/30 Day Unlimited minutes, text & data Monthly Plan is required for this phone.

This phone is not unlocked. If you order from Net10, your phone will contain a SIM card for the preferred carrier for zip code. If you buy from Walmart, you may get an AT&T SIM card or the preferred carrier for the area.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
By
DoctorM
 - Austin, TX
Question

Can I check my email on this phone?

asked 3 years, 4 months ago
By
AndreasMom
on Net 10 LG Optimus Net Android Prepaid Cell Phone
4 answers
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answer 1
Yes! The phone's pre-installed e-mail app allows you to access Web-based & POP3 e-mail accounts.

However, I did not run this app; instead, I use Google's gmail mobile...you can also link/sync all your web-based and/or POP3 e-mail accounts to a gmail account, and sync this with gmail mobile. The phone can give "notifications" when new e-mails or text msgs arrive. You can also sync the phone's contact list with a gmail account.

You could access web-based e-mail [yahoo, hotmail, gmail] accounts from the phone's web browser.

Be aware, some "free" Android e-mail apps are ad-supported [you will see ads] like gmail & the Mail Droid another person recommended. I've only had the phone a week, and haven't seen any ads on gmail mobile yet.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
khc1097
 - Southern California
answer 2
Yes it is an android with wifi and 3g capability. You can spend much less on a phone than this, as many prepaid phones have web access now
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
chanoman
 - New England
answer 3
Yes you can. All you will have to do is download the maildroid app.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
johngoodatheart
answer 4
Yes, you can check your email with it. It's a smartphone. That's what they're for.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
Danield49
Question

will this phone work with straight talk

will this phone work with straigt ht talk?
asked 3 years, 3 months ago
By
london01
on Net 10 LG Optimus Net Android Prepaid Cell Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
No it must use the Net10 $50/30 day unlimited plan

Just a clarification to an earlier answer: This exact model the LG Optimus "Net" is not offered by Straight Talk. ST offers the LG Optimus "Q" which has a slider QWERTY keyboard. Net 10 also has the Q for $180 on their site. Any Android from Net10 or ST requires the unlimited plan $45 on ST, $50 on Net10. Buy your Net10 airtime from www.pinzoo.com and pay no tax, so it works out to be only a couple bucks difference from ST. ST/Net10/Tracfone are different divisions of the same company, so the actual phone service is the same for the Android phones. The Samsung Galaxy Precedent, LG Optimus Net & Q all operate on Sprint networks only, so make sure Sprint works well in your area. Go to their website and check coverage.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
chanoman
 - New England
answer 2
Sorry, No. I have asked several representatives with straight talk and net 10 they said no but you can transfer your number and voicemail
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
NothingMoreThanTheTruth
 - Wilson, NC
answer 3
No. As far as I know, "Straight Talk" is the WalMart brand of Tracfone. This phone is from Net10, and you'll have to use their service for refills.

However, this LG Optimus IS OFFERED as a choice from "Straight Talk"...their initial price is more... [search WalMart's site for "Straight Talk LG Optimus Q Android Prepaid Cell Phone"].

This phone is also available with no contract from Virgin, Republic Wireless, and other companies.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
khc1097
 - Southern California
Question

help me please

if you have a net10 phone & you purchase this could you put the sim card from the old net10 phone to the new one ? cause i am going to purchase this phone today .
asked 3 years, 2 months ago
By
harmmara
on Net 10 LG Optimus Net Android Prepaid Cell Phone
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
I used to work in the cell phone dept. at Walmart. What you have to do is call the 800 number on the red card that comes with the phone. Then follow the instructions to transfer your number to the new phone. You do not need to get a new number.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
jfrankw
answer 2
No you can NOT interchange SIM cards. The reason for this is because the Optimus has only 1 plan you can use and it does not allow refills like the other regular Net 10 phones (we found this out the hard way after buying it). You will be required to get a new phone number and alot of headaches from just trying to set it up! Good luck with Net 10 customer service!!
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
Crisscat
 - Illinois
Question

how is the camera on this phone?

asked 3 years, 2 months ago
By
mnel060811
on Net 10 LG Optimus Net Android Prepaid Cell Phone
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
camera is good when i had the phone
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
heimer
answer 2
Camera is good, most everything on the phone is good. Just a con that only one plan can be used unlimited for $50 per month and you have to set up phone with a new number because you cannot interchange SIM cards from other Net 10 phones.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
Crisscat
 - Illinois
Question

Is this unlocked?

asked 3 years, 3 months ago
By
SagelyInsane
on Net 10 LG Optimus Net Android Prepaid Cell Phone
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Don't think so. I've only ever heard the term "unlocked" used with GSM phones [like AT&T, T-Mobile, etc., which use SIMs]. I have a T-Mobile no-contract, pay-as-you-go SIM, which I can put into ANY unlocked GSM phone (I bought one on eBay). This Optimus phone is CDMA technology, which uses a Qualcomm chip, and is programmed by the vendor for the vendor's network [no SIM cards used]. I'm sure some genius has re-programed a CDMA phone, but I doubt it's something you can learn from YouTube...
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
khc1097
 - Southern California
answer 2
No it must use the Net10 $50/30 day unlimited plan

Just a clarification to an earlier answer: This exact model the LG Optimus "Net" is not offered by Straight Talk. ST offers the LG Optimus "Q" which has a slider QWERTY keyboard. Net 10 also has the Q for $180 on their site. Any Android from Net10 or ST requires the unlimited plan $45 on ST, $50 on Net10. Buy your Net10 airtime from www.pinzoo.com and pay no tax so it works out to be only a couple bucks difference from ST. ST/Net10/Tracfone are different divisions of the same company, so the actual phone service is the same for the Android phones. The Samsung Galaxy Precedent, LG Optimus Net & Q all operate on Sprint networks only, so make sure Sprint works well in your area. Go to their website and check coverage.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
chanoman
 - New England
Question

so does the net 10 lg work on att tower or sprint

and does is it a slider phone also
asked 3 years, 3 months ago
By
scooterbabb
on Net 10 LG Optimus Net Android Prepaid Cell Phone
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Its a CDMA phone and it works off Sprint towers.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
pacificvoyager
answer 2
No it is not a slider phone. I believe it works off of AT & T towers but not real sure about that.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
Crisscat
 - Illinois
Question

the phone works, but it is frozen. i cannot get it unlocked from the opening screen. help....what am i to do

asked 2 years, 5 months ago
By
deb
on Net 10 LG Optimus Net Android Prepaid Cell Phone
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Take out the battery and reinstall it. This resets the operating system
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
DoctorM
answer 2
I have had mine about 3 weeks. It locked up once and I took the battery out and restarted and it has been fine ever since. Wondering if it is going to be like Windows and lockup sometimes.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
pedropb
 - Missouri
Question

does this phone have free wifi or is it deducted from your minutes?

asked 2 years, 3 months ago
By
george
on Net 10 LG Optimus Net Android Prepaid Cell Phone
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Free - no minutes deducted.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
DoctorM
answer 2
The phone does not have free Wi-Fi the data would be deducted from your plan. It uses the unlimited plan so unless you are using a lot of data it should not be an issue.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Nutty9090
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