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The Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone features fast, intuitive navigation with the Android 2.3 operating system and a 1GHz processor. With access to over 450,000 apps on Google Play, the Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy gives you endless ways to customize your phone — and you can see it all on the 3.5" touchscreen. If you like to multi-task, the Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Phone, Proclaim Prepaid has instant messaging and "speech to text" capability, so you can say what you need to say quickly. Plus, the "tilt and shake" function allows you to change options on your phone, with just a flick of your wrists. The camera and video recorder lets you capture all of your memories and store it on the 1GZ processor.
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Questions & Answers for Straight Talk Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone

Question

Which Network Carrier does this phone operate on ?

asked 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Dave
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
ONLY Straight Talk, $45 a month, unlimited talk, text and Data.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Maryam55
answer 2
I purchased this phone in one of my local Walmart stores. It works on the Verizon Network.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
VintageRifle
answer 3
Verizon.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Merryhart
answer 4
Verizon towers.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Jarryed
answer 5
verizon.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
parkcrcle
answer 6
100 % Verizon
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
kywallyworld
Question

Can Samsung Galaxy Precedent or Proclaim be used as a mobile hotspot under Straight Talk?

asked 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Polkaman
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Unfortunately you cannot use it as a hot spot as that is all locked down and would violate your agreement with ST
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Chapa101
 - Cincinnati, Ohio
answer 2
Probably . . . for a little while . . . until they catch you - then it's bye-bye service - they will shut you down. No tethering is part of the agreement.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
TucsonOrganist
 - Tucson, AZ
answer 3
No
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
ThePhoneCollector
 - North Carolina
answer 4
I have not seen an option in the menu settings to turn this phone into a hot spot. I do not know if there is an app that does that or not. I would assume Straight Talk would rather you not.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
bugzie24
 - Indiana
answer 5
No. Tethering is NOT allowed by Straight Talk and is specifically addressed in their Service Agreement which can be found at www.straighttalk.com (Terms and Conditions link)
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Shastaski
 - Northern California
Question

Is there an Otterbox (or generic) that will fit this phone?

asked 2 years, 2 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
This phone is the same as the Samsung Illusion so search for cases that fit that model.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
ducksthrudoorways
 - Boston, MA
answer 2
Look for any case that fits the SAMSUNG ILLUSION phone. It's the exact same phone as this one.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
gmee123
 - indiana
answer 3
Google illusion. The verizon name to find out.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
ThePhoneCollector
 - North Carolina
answer 4
Not Yet, on Otterbox. I want one too.. the Generic's are pushing old stock from a earlier phone, the Galaxy Illusion phone. they say it the same, I'm not sure on that one....
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
awbrew
 - Cedar Bluff, VA
answer 5
Otterbox doesn't make a case for this phone that I could find, but there are plenty of hard cases and silicone cases that fit this phone. The phone will take any case that fits the Samsung Illusion (same phone, different name). I bought the case for my wife's Proclaim off of another online retailer that starts with an "A". :D
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
muddocktor
 - Louisiana
Question

.pdf files ???

Someone please for the life of me tell me how or which (I've tried most all of them) app to use or which phone setting to change so I can at least view .pdf files on my sd card. A .pdf is a very common file. My old Optimist Q had no problems at all. I was told this was an upgrade but if it is not configured to open a simple .pdf...well, that leaves a lot of room to doubt... also, can't even download the simple basic CNN news app on the Proclaim. Says it is "incompatable" but worked just fine on the Optimist Q.... Makes one wonder !!!
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
zzuebe2
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Question for you Zzuebe:

1) Have you rooted this device and running it on a custom rom?

If so, that might be why you are getting the error. I have the Proclaim and just installed Adobe Reader without any problems whatsoever.

If you have not rooted the phone and you are not running a custom rom, you may need to reset your phone. Backup what you can beforehand.

Go to Settings, Privacy and then tap Factory data reset. That seems like it might be the only way to restore your phone as something has messed up.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
answer 2
I tried all the free ones on Google play (even Adobe Reader) and no good... always get the same message "an error has occurred"... I don't think the phone can read .pdf's... Friend has the same problem !!! I don't think this is an upgrade to the Optimist Q (really a bit slower at times) but does have better coverage and "Flash Player" ... Oh well !!!
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
zzuebe2
answer 3
I just downloaded the adobe reader app from the google play store...
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
jwkorkow
answer 4
why not install adobe reader? as for CNN that would be a developer issue not the phone.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
kywallyworld
answer 5
Adobe reader, APV .pdf reader are just two apps on Google Play that you can open and view .pdf files with.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

Does the phone have a keyboar? Galaxy Proclaim

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Mr. Smith
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
It has an on-screen key board, like the i-phone. It does not have its own pull down keyboard. I got used to it very quickly, it is easy to use
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
KevDowl82
answer 2
yes, qwerty on screen keyboard in landscape.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
samsun
answer 3
No, it is an on screen keyboard, there is no slider on it.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
jwkorkow
answer 4
no physical keyboard, the keyboard is virtual qwerty like a iphone.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
kywallyworld
answer 5
Yes it does. A virtual keyboard. It does not have a hardware keyboard that slides out.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

how is the internal memory with this.

I have found that I have an Lg Optimus with 512 interanl memory and not nearly enought with the programs. So has anybody had any trouble with low strorage space. This looks like a great phone and cant wait to get it.
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
rob
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
No problems with memory. Puts new programs on external storage, which is up to 32gb. Also, processor is 1gb which is awesome.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
samsun
answer 2
That would not be enough... the micro SD cards are very inexpensive, I installed 32GB myself... I believe 4GB would be enough for quite some time, but if you shoot pictures, or video, get the largest card you can afford.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
jwkorkow
answer 3
It has 1GB internal memory everything i use runs smooth.
just install or move your apps to sd card and your good to go with this phone.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
kywallyworld
answer 4
This phone has 1GB of internal storage. More than enough.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
answer 5
I had the same problem with the LG Optimus, it drove me crazy!!! Always had low storage problems, I've not had that problem with this
Galaxy Proclaim so far, it's been very fast & it has a larger internal memory. The memory & the verzion network is why I got this phone
& so far it's made me very happy. I've only had it about 3 weeks, but
It's performed even better than I expected. Hope this helps you.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Tinkie51
Question

Does the phone suppory Netflix?

asked 2 years, 2 months ago
By
flashwyatt
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Straight Talk does NOT allow streaming or tethering. If you do these things, you can lose your service with no refund.
answered 2 years ago
By
BLL53
 - Decatur IN
answer 2
No, it does not
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Chapa101
 - Cincinnati, Ohio
answer 3
Yes but straight talk acts ugly to you if you stream Netflix. But the phone will. I guess wifi would be safe.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
ThePhoneCollector
 - North Carolina
answer 4
Yes, I watch Netflix on it all the time. Sometimes I use an App called "One Click RAM Cleaner" and this helps it run smoother. Or just start Netflix from a clean start.

The user agreement does not consider playing video to be "unlimited data" so turn off "Mobil Data" and use it over WiFi.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
JohnATtheFALLS
 - Adirondack Mountains
answer 5
There is an app for it! I haven't tried it yet, but the phone says it does.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
bugzie24
 - Indiana
Question

is this on Verizon's lines

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Bob
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes it is.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Msbaldwin
 - LumbERTON,NC
answer 2
yes
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
JSDOC
 - 07661
answer 3
Yes
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
shastakittyeq
 - Ava Mo
answer 4
yes it is on Verizon lines, great for brunswick Ga
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Torrillo
 - home
answer 5
Yes, it sure is.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

can I use phone number i have now?

asked 1 year, 9 months ago
By
rita
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes you can, go to straight talk.com to activate and it has a spot to transfer from other carrier
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
jfblondi
answer 2
Yes you can, If your previous phone is still active during the transfer and also you will have to call your provider and get your password and pin as its required to transfer your number to straight talk.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
kywallyworld
answer 3
yes, just call customer service and they should be able to switch it over
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
shawn93
answer 4
Yes, there is a porting process. Log in to the Straight Talk website and it walks you through how to do it.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
jatzy
answer 5
Yes you can you can transfer your cell phone to number to straight talk phone
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
w7mjg
Question

Will a 6 month unlimited card work with this phone?

asked 2 years, 2 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, and the one year card as well.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
TucsonOrganist
 - Tucson, AZ
answer 2
I don't see why it wouldn't. Any service plan that is available should work.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
gmee123
 - indiana
answer 3
Yes the 6 month card works. I suggest you go 3 months at a time until you have had a smartphone on straight talk 6 months.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
ThePhoneCollector
 - North Carolina
answer 4
It is my understanding that any unlimited card through Straight Talk will work with this phone
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
bugzie24
 - Indiana
answer 5
As long as you don't go crazy with your use. I've read online that if you are extremely excessive with your data use that StraightTalk will disconnect you. That hasn't happened to me personally, but I did read it online.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
LazyLadythatExercises
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