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Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Prepaid Cell Phone

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Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Prepaid Cell Phone

The Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Cell Phone features a 4.3" WVGA Super AMOLED display, virtual keyboard with Swype and Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system for quick and easy navigation of all of your applications and messaging. This Samsung Prepaid Cell Phone features dual cameras that let you document your life and video chat with your friends and family while you're on the go! Additional features of this Samsung Galaxy S II Prepaid Cell Phone include HSPDA+/WiFi connectivity, 1.2GHz dual core processor, advanced GPS capabilities, music player and ThinkFree Office Mobile. Your Samsung Prepaid Cell Phone also includes threaded text messaging, multimedia messaging, personal email and IM, Speech-to-Text and a social and media hub. 12GB storage memory and battery talk time of up to 8 hours round out this Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Cell Phone.
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Questions & Answers for Straight Talk Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Prepaid Cell Phone

Question

what towers does the samsung galexy s2 work on? I am needing one that works on verizon towers.

asked 2 years ago
By
Tarz91
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Prepaid Cell Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Prepaid T-Mobile and Virgin also have this same phone, if the AT&T towers don't cover your area.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
mycents
answer 2
It works on at&t. you need the galaxy proclaim
answered 2 years ago
By
1steve2
answer 3
AT&T 4 G TOWERS
answered 2 years ago
By
NursesLuv2help
 - Sarasota, Fla
Question

Which of the four networks does this phone use?

asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
spike908
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Prepaid Cell Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
ATT
answered 2 years ago
By
straighttalkguy
answer 2
It is AT&T
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
tweetyntenn
 - Tazewell tn
answer 3
at&t
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
savy421
Question

What is in the box?

asked 2 years ago
By
Ulug
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Prepaid Cell Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Usb cord that fits into a wall charger or your computer. Card with serial number and sims card number. Sims card, battery and a quick use guide. And of course, the phone.
answered 2 years ago
By
GiGi42539
 - Liberty, KY
answer 2
there are no easter eggs in the box. i say a charger and complete phone with att sim.
answered 2 years ago
By
ThePhoneCollector
 - North Carolina
answer 3
The S959G phone, charger with usb and start up direction. No head phones
answered 2 years ago
By
NursesLuv2help
 - Sarasota, Fla
Question

Where can you get cases for the S2. Have tried many locations but no luck.

asked 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Caseless
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Prepaid Cell Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Try CellphoneAccents.com They are super cheap (I bought like 4 cases in different colors for 5.99 each! The shipping is only 2.99 and I had the covers in about 3 days! Be sure you get the right one. They have several for the Straight Talk.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Shopper928
answer 2
Type in this phone type on ebay search bar. They have thousands of them available.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Cagleter
answer 3
Bought a Case Logic case that fits it perfectly at my local Walmart. I bought the black but also comes in colors.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
GrammaSou
Question

I do not see a manual on straight talk site for this phone how do I learn how to use this phone?

asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
catro
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Prepaid Cell Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
When you buy it should have came with the phone
answered 2 years ago
By
mamma2005
 - 64466
answer 2
You can download the manual for the Samsung Galaxy SII (SkyRocket) (SGH-i727). It's the exact same phone. It has just been rebranded for StraightTalk.
answered 2 years ago
By
SteveNYC
answer 3
under google search type S959G and there is a manual to down load if you want to look at it prior to purchase. If not the manual does come with the phone
answered 2 years ago
By
NursesLuv2help
 - Sarasota, Fla
Question

how do you know if the phone works on ATT

asked 1 year ago
By
ed
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Prepaid Cell Phone
3 answers
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answer 1
Straight Talk actually has quite a selection of phones working off the AT&T network.
answered 1 year ago
By
richardarr
answer 2
Short answer: you don't (online anyway).

Explanation: Straight talk will give you whatever provider that works in your area. If there are multiple providers in your area the service provider you have depends on which phone you have. For example, my phone works on sprint service and I hate it. A friend of mine wanted the same phone but didn't want the spotty service. So she went on a trip out of town and got a phone that used att service at another Wal-Mart. How did she know? Supposedly the number on the bottom right hand corner of the box that says something like CDMA-S. The "S" stands for Sprint in this case. I don't know what all the providers "letters" are, but I'm sure you could figure it out. I hope this helps.
answered 1 year ago
By
dri447
answer 3
It used to be that Walmart would code each phone at the end of its title on the website description. They now have removed those codes. However, the box in which the phone is packaged still has the code on the front left corner so if you are in a Walmart store and can see the boxes on the display, you will see the following codes:

GSM-A = AT&T
CDMA-V = Verizon
CDMA-S = Sprint
GSM = T-Mobile or AT&T

If you were to have looked at this webpage about a month ago, after the title to this phone, you would have seen: "GSM-A"

Currently on the Walmart website, the only hint will be the model number of some phones (but not all). If it ends in "G" it will be a GSM phone on AT&T or T-mobile. If it ends in "C" it will be a CDMA phone or on Verizon or Sprint.

Next time you're in a Walmart store, look at the Straight Talk display and examine the front of the box of any given phone. The code will be printed on the lower corner.

Here is an example ...not for this phone, however, but just to show where the code is located on the box (copy-and-paste):

http://fone-review.typepad.com/.a/6a00e553adf1538834014e8b64fc53970d-800wi

http://fone-review.typepad.com/.a/6a00e553adf1538834014e8b6508a3970d-800wi (close up)
answered 1 year ago
By
richardarr
Question

can the samsung galaxy S2 Straight talk Be Tethered, if so the best app

asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
george
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Prepaid Cell Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
No it cant no ST phones cant be tethered unless u want them to disconnect ur service but u can connect to a wi-fi ( read the fine print online about restrictions) i connect to my wi-fi at home as well ...
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
shecky95
answer 2
The short answer is NO. They will throttle your Internet speed or cut off your service.

The long answer:

Been a Straight Talk customer for about 8 months now, and this will be my last month with this carrier. What initially made Straight Talk attractive to me was their promise of unlimited talk, text and web for only $45/month, and being able to use my AT&T branded/locked Motorola Atrix HD Android powered smartphone.

The big problem with Straight Talk is that their service is NOT unlimited. If you exceed an unknown daily data/web usage limit, they will cut your Internet speed down to a crawling halt, making simple emails almost impossible. Some people claim it's 2GB/month before it happens - that's a myth. They have computers setup, that automatically calculate your usage on a daily basis, and the usage threshold is pretty low.

I have had this happen to me after one weeks use, and all I did was write emails, check Facebook, read news articles online and download a few app off the Google Play Store.

The next problem occurs when you call their support department. First you speak with a customer rep, who's accent is so thick you'll barely understand the person. They'll next tell you that you violated section 6 and 7 of the terms of service - which basically says they have the right to cut your Internet speed (throttle), or terminate your service if your data usage is 'excessive'.

Problem here being that they won't tell you exactly what 'excessive data usage' means, or at what point you reach that limit. When I asked them what the daily or monthly data usage limit is, and what amount of use would be considered 'excessive', the Straight Talk customer rep's answer was simply that the service is unlimited as long as your usage for data/Internet/text/calls is not excessive.

So there you have it folks - It's unlimited talk/text/data/Internet…Except it's not. And you'll have no idea when they'll cut you off, because they won't tell you, and it's not mentioned anywhere in their 'Terms of Service' (TOS).

For folks with dumbphones, this might be a good option for you, since you probably won't consume much data if any. However, if you have an Android, iPhone, Windows Phone, Black Berry, Nokia Symbian, or any other smartphone, you'll probably want to think twice, or trice, before going with Straight Talk, since you'll more than likely get into trouble with them sooner or later.

For the smartphone user who wants a cheap prepaid service, there are many other options than Straight Talk, and all of those alternatives will outright tell you what your data usage limit is before throttling occurs - if it occurs.

Both Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile offer plans with 2.5GB of high-speed data before throttling, and T-Mobile just launched GoSmart Mobile, which offers a whole 5GB of data before slowing you down. With those companies, you'll at least know where you stand, and how much data you can consume before being throttled...
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 3
Yes with an app, but I wouldn't recommend it as Straight Talk says it's prohibited in their Terms and Conditions. and they might cut your service off.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
14VegetaDBZ
Question

I am considering purchasing a Samsung Galaxy SII prepaid with Straight Talk, there are no AT&T towers in my area. I am in the 04736 zip code vacinity.

I know this is GSM-A phone, but is there anyway that I can get this phone to work under Verizon network. CDMA-V?
asked 11 months ago
By
Mike
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Prepaid Cell Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
No it is for att and can't be used on verizon.
answered 11 months ago
By
Pcman2012
answer 2
If you go onto straightalk.com, it will have you to enter your zip code and tell you if it will or not.
answered 11 months ago
By
jenmichelle1978
answer 3
You can contact Straight Talk directly and they would be able to tell you.
answered 11 months ago
By
jenmichelle1978
Question

does it come with a charger

asked 11 months ago
By
galacc
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Prepaid Cell Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, it comes with a charger. The phone is a battery hog especially once you start adding apps. I bought an extra charger and keep one at home and one at work
answered 11 months ago
By
Ericu1
answer 2
Yes it does.
answered 11 months ago
By
csmith8354
answer 3
Every new phone comes with a charger
answered 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

How long does the battery life last if we get the phone.

I hope the battery is good on the phone
asked 2 years ago
By
sapphire32
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SII Prepaid Cell Phone
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
The battery last around 8 hours talk time
answered 2 years ago
By
mamma2005
 - 64466
answer 2
battery life depends on how you manage it. battery is good and phone is good. no mechanical reason for it not to last unless you use it all up.
answered 2 years ago
By
ThePhoneCollector
 - North Carolina
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