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will this phone work in the 13850 zip code area?
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TracFone LG840G Cell Phone

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TracFone LG840G Cell Phone

The TracFone LG840G Cell Phone has all the basics you need to connect on the go. The LG840G Phone is app capable, with a 3.2" touchscreen and a built-in MP3 player. This TracFone Cell Phone features the pay as you go flexibility of TracFone, with free triple minutes for life. Send and receive calls, texts, MMS picture messages, instant messages and even international text messages with the TracFone LG480G Cell Phone. The phone has room for up to 1,000 contacts in the address book. With a talk time of up to 3.7 hours and a standby life of up 13 days, you will be ready to connect most anytime. Included with the LG480G Phone is the battery, charger, activation card, service guide and user manual.
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Questions & Answers for Tracfone TracFone LG840G Cell Phone

Question

how do you get the FM radio to work on LG840G?

asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
ke4mwl
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Got my TracFone yesterday, and from the specs that I found in the LG Manual, this phone DOES NOT HAVE AN FM RADIO. Can't find any documentation on it in the official manual or the phone itself. Looks like a Typo in the Description for the TracFone LG840G.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Tenderfoot56
 - Orange City, FL
answer 2
There is no FM radio on the LG840G TracFone. It is a mistake on the Walmart website. Foreign market versions of this LG phone do include an FM radio.

In the same vein, Walmart lists that the phone has GPS capabilities. There are no GPS apps installed on the phone. If by GPS capabilities they mean that 911 can tell where you're calling from...then yes, it has GPS capabilities.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Alan7
Question

Could Walmart check the 'does it work in your area code' for the Tracfone LG840G -your site says this does not work in any area code in PA ?

Could you check for 15857 -- the LG840G DOES say it will work for Straight Talk, but will this model work for TRACFONE ?
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
carbonsteel
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
I live in area code 16877 in PA. It doesn't work in this area code and it said it did.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
judita
answer 2
the walmart website is useless for checking tracfone coverage...they say all models do not work....
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
pepsinutusa
answer 3
I don't know what's going on with the Walmart zip code check to see if a phone works in an area, several times it's told me a certain phone won't work in my area, but the Tracfone site says it will and my local Walmart is selling that phone. I have bought 2 different phones over the past 3 years from my Walmart that supposedly won't work in my zip code and they work very well.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Momto4inPA
answer 4
In my area Walmart site said no. Go to Tracfone site /coverage to be sure. My guess if they sell it in your store it will work in your area. It did in mine. Checked 15857 and you have a lot of phones to choose from. LG840G works there.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
snjguy1
Question

my old flip trac phone works in this area, but i am told LG840G will not, why

asked 1 year, 7 months ago
By
ynotme
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
If there is AT&T service in your area, this phone will work.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
larrymac19
answer 2
This phone uses AT&T's network and shared also with T-Mobile.

If your old Tracfone model name had "C" in the description then I can say you were using Verizon. And if that is so you might you choose another phone with "C" in the model name, like R355c or R375C, or 240C, etc.

Or go ahead and get this phone and try it. It comes with 10 to 20 complimentary minute and you have 14 days to return a cell phone to Walmart. Use the complimentary minutes but do not add airtime until you're sure you will keep it.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
Canopyfan2
answer 3
What is telling you it will not work? Is it the website? I think the website is incorrect. It is also telling me the phone will not work here, but I know the phone will.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 4
I had the same question. I went to tracfone.com and there it states this phone will work in my area. Try that with your zip code.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
JanetSez
Question

Walmart says LG840G won't work in my area & Tracfone site says it does

I was all ready to purchase this phone for me and my son; however, the Walmart feature at the top of the page says this won't work in my zip code area.

I know the Walmart in my town sells a very similar Tracfone, which I find it hard to believe they'd do if it didn't actually WORK. So I visited the Tracfone website and used their zip code coverage search. Their site says this phone WILL work in my zip code area.

I am now thoroughly confused. Any help would be appreciated.
asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
CTshopper
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
I am on second model of the LG Tracfone. Online site has always indicated no coverage this area. Tracfone map indicates no coverage this area.
BY THIS AREA, USING A ZIP CODE. The WM 37 miles away has sold both phones, set both up using a different Zip Code. I have never asked but have had non stop service with phones. Perhaps you should go into a larger store and ask for setup.
When I asked Tracfone to assist in setup, representative tried to set me up with a tower over 50 miles away, a town I had heard of only on the NOAH Severe Weather Reports.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
CATCAN
answer 2
Always upon the TracFone coverage locator. Always! Good Luck!
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
W4MVM
answer 3
The TracFone web. site, coverage locator is the one to rely upon. Wal Mart site does the same in my area as well. They (Wally world) don't seem to update their site. One would think that they would want too. Good Luck.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
W4MVM
answer 4
Go by the Tracfone site- the Wal-Mart site is not correct.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
Bluedog136
Question

Where can I find a case/cover for it?

asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Lyn
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Search eBay or Amazon for an LG T375 or LG T395. The LG 840g has been sold outside the U.S. for a couple of years under these model numbers. There is a seller from Spain that has listings for the silicone gel cases for $5-$6. Amazon has leather cases listed under those model numbers. There is another place www.fatorder.com that is supposed to be getting the gel cases for the LG 840g by late December. Currently listed as out of stock.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
SilverFox13165
answer 2
Walmart, drugstores, truckstops, convenience stores, all sell generic cell phone covers for LG brands. Take the phone to see what works for this phone.

You could also shop online at ebay. com, amazon.com from sellers who'll specifically list the model name for an easy search.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Canopyfan2
answer 3
This phone is called an LG T375 Cookie Smart in foreign markets, so you may be able to find a case/cover if you search online for that model.

The other option is looking for a case that that fits a phone that has very similar physical dimensions. Different sites list varying dimensions for the LG840G, but it is safe to assume 4.00-4.08" x 2.32-2.40" x .42-.50" in size.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Alan7
Question

Is there a place to insert headphones?

asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
jasminrb
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
YES !!! This phone has a 3.5mm socket for using your existing stereo headphones. It also has Bluetooth if you wish to use that type of headphone device.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Tenderfoot56
 - Orange City, FL
answer 2
Yes. 3.5mm standard output.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Canopyfan2
answer 3
Yes, this phone has a 3.5mm headphone jack on the top.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Alan7
Question

Where do I get an extra battery?

I have looked high and low & can't find BL-40MN as stated on battery supplied
asked 2 years, 6 months ago
By
BJ
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
3 answers
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answer 1
ebay.com, search for "840G OEM Battery", should cost you about $5
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Canopyfan2
answer 2
I've been looking also, right now it looks like online is the best bet, but the one's I've seen I'm weary of because they sell for about 5 to 10 dollars..
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
totiger3
answer 3
link below shows several at amazon.com, hope this helps:

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dmobile&field-keywords=bl-40mn
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
xyz10
Question

LG840G Tracfone

Why does it not work in Fargo, ND?
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
By
dj
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Where 29 and 94 meet, 840G will get an A&T signal in Fargo but not so much 30 miles outside of Fargo. So 840G maybe not be a good prepaid phone for Fargo if you move around alot. As long as you get a signal you can call and text to Anywhere,USA.

You get 10 to 20 complimentary minutes to try the service and see if you can live with it. You can return it to Walmart within 30 days for a refund. That goes for any Tracfone. Given where you live it's good to know you can return it if you need to.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Canopyfan2
answer 2
sorry, I forgot to enter the link in the previous post, it is below:.....

http://www.tracfone.com/e_store.jsp?task=buyphone&lang=en
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
xyz10
answer 3
if you are going by the search program on this site, don't,...it seems to say "no" to all zip codes, ... go to the Tracfone site(link below) it will show all the phones that work in your area, hope this helps.......
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
xyz10
Question

does Tracfone LG 840G work in zip code 33980

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
John
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
No, it will not work in zip code 33980.
answered 8 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
Yes.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Canopyfan2
answer 3
Tracfone works almost everywhere.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Momof2Boyz08
Question

can i use this phone with my safelink service?

asked 1 year, 2 months ago
By
drew
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
As long as it is not an android phone. Call Trac to confirm.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
LiliaLily
answer 2
No. Safe Link has specific phones it uses that have limited capabilities.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Winterwren11
answer 3
The phone is for TracFone, however they are connected so it is possible. Safelink customer service has the specific details.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
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