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Straight Talk Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone

Made with a 3.5" touchscreen, the ZTE Merit Z990G Straight Talk Prepaid Cell Phone gives you bright and clear web browsing and messaging. With access to over 450,000 apps on Google Play, the ZTE Straight Talk Phone gives you endless ways to customize your phone. Plus, the 5MP camera and video recorder on the ZTE Straight Talk Phone allows you to capture all your special moments. With GPS capabilities, the ZTE Straight Talk Phone lets you know where you're going, no matter where you are. The Android 2.3 operating system and 600MHz processor on this straight talk cell phone ensures a fast, intuitive response. With Straight Talk Cell Phones, the ZTE Merit Z990G Straight Talk Prepaid Cell Phone is the choice for anyone who needs more than the basics of a cell phone.
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Questions & Answers for Straight Talk Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone

Question

does this phone have a call blocker that you can reject unknown or private calls.

asked 2 years ago
By
baecheese11
on Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone
1 answer
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answer 1
I believe there is a setting where you can send blocked calls directly to your voicemail. Just like you can for contacts that are stored in your phone. Although I forgot where it was that I saw it, sorry.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
EWSHEDS
Question

How do you delete uploaded pictures from the gallery?

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - Cullman, Al
on Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone
1 answer
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answer 1
Open picture in the gallery. You can then hit the Menu button and there should be an option to delete.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

if this phone runs on at&t can i put my sim card in it from at&t and download my contacts from it?

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
undertree
on Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone
1 answer
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answer 1
More than likely no. This device may use AT&T for service but the phone is locked and Straight Talk will not unlock it to use your own sim.

Are you sure your contacts were saved to your sim card? They could also have been saved to your phone memory.

Can you back them up to gmail or sdcard?

This device will not work with another carrier's sim card in the phone.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

What causes the gallery pictures to become corrupt? Is there a way to fix it?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
need pictures
on Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone
1 answer
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answer 1
Its the software, they are working on fixing it, but so far, no.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Tech990
 - Cambridge, OH
Question

Merit Z990 vs. dumbphone

I'm looking to get a Smartphone! I have no idea what to look for in terms of features but this one sounds like something that would be a good choice. I do not get Sprint coverage at home but do get AT&T (currently have their service). I want to text, check/update e-mail and surf the net. Is this a keyboard or large letters on the screen? THANKS for any help!
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
ledge
on Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone
1 answer
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answer 1
This phone uses AT&T actually so you are good to go there. The camera in this phone is 5mp. It does have a camcorder function. It also has no flash.

The only downside to this phone is the internal storage capacity. There is not much at all. There are programs that you cannot move to the sdcard. The bloatware is difficult to get rid of. You download a couple of apps and the phone is going to start nagging you that storage space is running low.

The keyboard is a virtual keyboard, not a slider phone. It is a nice size when in landscape mode. When in portrait, the letters can be a little hard to hit.

The Straight Talk Merit will only do EDGE and 3G for the net. You cannot get 4G or LTE on this. The band for that is missing.

Shop around and look at the all the Straight Talk devices. Read the question and answer section too. There is usually lots of good information about what service it uses.

Good luck in your search.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

How do I remove a picture of myself from outgoing text messages?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
suzie8422
on Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone
1 answer
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answer 1
If it's already been sent, you need to delete the photos you've saved from your gallery that you don't want anymore, and then delete the text thread. It'll be gone then
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Ishozuye
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Can you watch netflix and download the loseit! app or some kind of food diary?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
emma
on Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone
1 answer
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answer 1
Yes, download it in the android market. They are both FREE.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Tech990
 - Cambridge, OH
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Can I upgrade the OS from 2.3 to 4? If so how is that done?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Bear
on Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone
1 answer
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answer 1
No you can't.

The only way to upgrade is if Straight Talk offers an upgrade to the OS for this specific device.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
 - Has a stalker giving me negative votes xD
Question

does the song pop game work on this phone?

asked 1 year, 9 months ago
By
kgonder2006
on Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone
1 answer
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answer 1
Yes. Most apps on Google Play are compatible with this phone.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Jarryed
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Can you take screenshots with this phone?

I know most androids you can, but I am just curious.
asked 1 year, 9 months ago
By
xxunknownxx14
on Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone
1 answer
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answer 1
There is software in the Play market you can download, but most times the phone must be rooted and the application must be granted superuser status. It takes about 20 minutes to root the Merit, but it can be done. If I can do it anyone can do it... lol
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
TheChuck321
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