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The Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone with $10 Lunch on Us Gift Card looks great and feels very natural in your hand. The back has a textured soft-touch back cover so it's comfortable to hold and provides a secure grip that won't slip out of your hand. Its lightweight, compact construction makes it very portable. The combination of Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) platform with a powerful 1GHz processor ensures fast downloads, quick touchscreen response and smooth streaming for music and videos. Gingerbread is designed to perfectly integrate with all Google services. To reflect your individual style and creativity, the Android platform can be customized and personalized with apps, games and music from the Google Play Store. This phone will only work with the $45/30-Day Unlimited Service Plan or the $60/30-Day Unlimited International Service Plan. It will not work with the $30 All You Need Plan. Plans are not returnable or refundable.?
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Questions & Answers for Straight Talk Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone with $10 Lunch on Us Gift Card

Question

How do you tell if this phone works off of the Verizon towers. And the other Straightalk phones. What do I look for?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone with $10 Lunch on Us Gift Card
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
On researching phone several sources
said it uses Verizon towers (their pre-paid phone towers)Also when you bring
up screen for phone after choosing it a
map of the coverage area shows at the
bottom in red; a Verizon map.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
ron929
 - Maricopa
answer 2
If you would like to use an Android phone that works with Verizon tower, you must purchase the Samsung Galaxy Proclaim or Samsung Galaxy S Showcase
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Pops50
 - Chicopee
answer 3
My phone does work off verizon, there is a code CDMA that will tell you verizon.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
kilysa
 - Norwich, NY
answer 4
Thank you for your interest in this Samsung Cell Phone. Although I do not have the information you requested, a dedicated Wal-Mart Wireless representative may be able to assist you better with this question. Unfortunately, I cannot provide any additional information on carriers, carrier compatibility, Country compatibility, pricing, or availability. However, a Wal-Mart Wireless representative should have all of the information you require to make your cell phone purchase. Please click on the customer service link for more details.

-MrSamsung
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
MrSamsung
 - SamsungHQ
answer 5
This phone is on Verizon towers!

If you need to decipher what network and service any Straight Talk phone uses, you will need to look to the lower left corner of the box. You will see codes like below.

CDMA - V - Verizon
CDMA - S - Sprint
GSM - A - At&t
GSM - T - T-Mobile
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

Is this phone locked or unlocked and quad band or not?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Priyan
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone with $10 Lunch on Us Gift Card
5 answers
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answer 1
The phone is locked but can be rooted just like any other Android. I do not know if it is quad band. This is a CDMA phone that uses the Verizon network.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Cato35
 - Jacksonville, FL
answer 2
This phone is a prepaid phone. its not a phone that can be locked or unlocked. its not a quad band phone. Its just a regular prepaid phone to be used in d U.S alone. it cant be activated with another service provider only straight talk works with it.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
LadyTK
 - Staten Island, NY
answer 3
By default, the device screen locks
when the backlite turns off. With device
on use Power/Lock to wake or turn off
screen.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
ron929
 - Maricopa
answer 4
Although I will not have any information as to this cell phone's locked or unlocked nature (my thought is this is a locked phone since it is a CDMA device and not GSM), the Samsung Galaxy Proclaim will support the following bands:

2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO

-MrSamsung
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
MrSamsung
 - SamsungHQ
answer 5
Since this is a Straight Talk device, it is more than likely locked.

Phone can be rooted though to gain some functionality that has been blocked by Straight Talk.

This is not a quad band. It is a Dual-band CDMA (800, 1900).
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

I just purchased an android straight talk phone and there is no charger with it. Where can I get a charger for it?

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
TiffyJo13
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone with $10 Lunch on Us Gift Card
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Being that this is a samsung phone, any samsung charger can charge it. you can also purchase a samsung charger in any cell phone store or u can order it on amazon. In the search box on amazon.com, just type in samsung phone chargers.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
LadyTK
 - Staten Island, NY
answer 2
Try Radio Shack the charger is a micro usb jack
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Pops50
 - Chicopee
answer 3
You can go to just about about any store that carries cell phone chargers. The plug ends are standardized for androids.

What you will need to purchase, if you do not return it for another phone since it was not included, would be a microUSB a/c plug.

More than likely these models will not have the separate USB cable that you find inside the packaging for transferring of files from your computer.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Jarryed
answer 4
Thank you for your interest in this Samsung Cell Phone. Although I do not have the information you requested, a dedicated Wal-Mart Wireless representative may be able to assist you better with this question. Unfortunately, I cannot provide any additional information accessory pricing or availability. However, a Wal-Mart Wireless representative should have all of the information you require to make your cell phone purchase. Please click on the customer service link for more details.

-MrSamsung
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
MrSamsung
 - SamsungHQ
Question

does this phone have picture messaging???

cause i am thinking of upgrading my Straight talk phone cause the one i have now is a Samsung R355C one and it doesn't have all the features like getting apps and video recording so on and so forth so if anyone can please let me know for sure it would be great thanks
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
SweetnSassygirl
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone with $10 Lunch on Us Gift Card
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes it does...take a pic and send it through your email acct.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
lap527
 - Fl
answer 2
yes it does have picture messaging..you can send videos,pictures and music
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
phoenixguy
 - tempe az
answer 3
The Samsung Galaxy Proclaim should offer the ability to send and receive picture messages since it uses the Android OS. However, availability of this feature is dependent on your carrier and their policies. Please contact your carrier for more information on this and any other network features.

-MrSamsung
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
MrSamsung
 - SamsungHQ
Question

Does this phone have a keyboard?

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
RaeRae2012
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone with $10 Lunch on Us Gift Card
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
It has a virtual keyboard. I have found that it is much easier to use the voice recorder when doing text. You can also use the voice recorder for emails too. Just have to remember to speak slowly and carefully.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
lap527
 - Fl
answer 2
no it does'nt have a keyboard
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
phoenixguy
answer 3
Although the Proclaim offers a virtual keyboard, it will not offer a physical keyboard.

-MrSamsung
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
MrSamsung
 - SamsungHQ
Question

Where can the promotional Gift Card be used at?

Where can the Lunch On Us gift card be used? Is it a standard Walmart gift card that can be used in stores and online, an online-only Walmart card, StraightTalk.com gift card, or is it a pre-paid Visa/Mastercard that can be used anywhere? Thanks!
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone with $10 Lunch on Us Gift Card
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Thank you for the question. Although I cannot provide any additional information on store policies, pricing, or availability; this question would be best asked of a dedicated Wal-Mart representative. Please click on the customer service link for more details.

-MrSamsung
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
MrSamsung
 - SamsungHQ
answer 2
There are about 10 different restaurants that you may choose from..Wendy's, Burger King, Olive Garden, etc. In the box there is a card with all the participating restaurants that you can select. Go to gift card site and fill out info and then they will send you a gift certificate.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
lap527
 - Fl
answer 3
It can be used at places such as Panera Bread, Subway, and other restaurants.

You go to the website on the card in the packaging. enter the claim code and then choose your card. It will then be processed and sent to you in 6-8 weeks.

I am sorry that I cannot give you more of the restaurants. I claimed my card the day I got my phone and those were the only two I remembered.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

what is swype?

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
tytytyty1122
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone with $10 Lunch on Us Gift Card
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
SWYPE is a style of keyboard where you slide your finger across the keyboard, stopping on the letters or characters you want to type. It is a nice idea, but I found it too difficult to use.

The Android market allows you to download other keyboard styles, and many of them are free.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
DaveThePainter
 - Wilkes Barre, PA
answer 2
It is a an application option to the tap keyboard offered by Samsung. Basically you do your typing by swyping your fingers across the keyboard and stopping on the letters you want. I think the phone default is set up for Swype, but I chose to switch back to the regular Samsung keyboard.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
rtgann
 - Goodyear, AZ
answer 3
Swype is a keyboard app that allow you to type with one continuous motion of a finger.

-MrSamsung
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
MrSamsung
 - SamsungHQ
Question

can u go online without using wi-fi

can u go online without using wi-fi and just use your unlimited Straight Talk plan or do u have to be on wi-fi or 3g
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
SweetnSassygirl
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone with $10 Lunch on Us Gift Card
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
The phone does not need wifi, however, I use wifi whenever possible. The phone uses 3g, and I can access most everything I need to through that, BUT I have heard of others getting their data throttled once they stated downloading movies from Netflix.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
DaveThePainter
 - Wilkes Barre, PA
answer 2
The Straight Talk service on this phone is through Verizon. Since it is America's largest, most reliable network, the mobile data will more than likely be 3G.

If you have access to using WiFi hotspots or your home, I do recommend that since unlimited with Straight Talk is not really unlimited.

Estimates have been out for awhile now that the limits are around 100mb per day/2GB per month. Rumors are abound that ST will either throttle and/or terminate for your account for repeated offenses.

As for tethering or using this device as a mobile hotspot, ST has it in their terms of service that it is not allowed. What also is not allowed is streaming of music/video from this phone as well.

You are basically limited to what the phone can do natively, and through the use of apps from Google Play that do not infringe on Straight Talk's terms of service.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Jarryed
answer 3
If your service provider and plan support cellular internet, the Samsung Galaxy Proclaim will be able to access the internet through your carrier as well as through a WiFi connection.

-MrSamsung
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
MrSamsung
 - SamsungHQ
Question

can i order the samsung galaxy proclaim samsung cell phone with straight talk service at my local walmart. and have it activated at that same store.

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
jahi
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone with $10 Lunch on Us Gift Card
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
you have to order it online or if your lucky enough to find one in stock at a walmart store im sure they would help u activate it. i did it online and it was quick and easy. they also give u an 800 number if u need help activating it
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
phoenixguy
 - tempe az
answer 2
That's a good question. I can tell you that if you order the phone here at Walmart.com, you can have it shipped to the store for free, which is what I did. I'm not sure if they actually will take the time to help you order the phone or not, but they do have those little computer displays back in electronics so perhaps an associate can help you although I would think you would still have to have an account with Walmart.com to place the order. Don't quote me on this though. As far as activating the phone at the store, I wasn't sure about this so I called one of my local Walmart's and the associate in electronics that I spoke to told me that there is a person there that helps with setting up the cell phones. Not just the contract phones but the prepaid phones as well. The best time to get assistance with them is from 8am to 5pm. Wow, I didn't know this myself! I thought they only assisted with setting up contract phones. If the associate I spoke to is correct, then yes you can get help setting up your Straight Talk phone at the store.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
herandjinxandscamp
Question

I'm sure this is a stupid question , but can you go on FB and play games with this phone ?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Proclaim Prepaid Cell Phone with $10 Lunch on Us Gift Card
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, you can and even watch Netflix if you have an account.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Rgil
 - Portsmouth, VA
answer 2
Of course you can.

Best bet is to download the Facebook app from Google Play and whatever games you want.

There is 1GB of internal storage on this phone. Lots of room for plenty of apps.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
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