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Tracfone 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

are the micro sd cards readily available?

i currently have an older model of the lg now offered by tracphone and am unable to add a micro sd card so that the mp-3 player will funtion hence my question and if so what model or brand name should i be looking at??
asked 2 years, 4 months ago
By
none
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
2 answers
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answer 1
This phone is packed with a 2GB microSD card already installed, so that will hold lots of MP3's. The phone claims to handle up to a 32GB microSD card, and pretty much any brand should work just fine. There is only 1 microSD slot inside the phone near the battery, so its not something that you will want to change very often as you have to remove the back cover of the phone to get to it.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Tenderfoot56
 - Orange City, FL
answer 2
This LG840G supports MicroSD cards up to 32GB in capacity. I am partial to Samsung and SanDisk brands. They are readily available at many retailers/e-tailers, including Walmart.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Alan7
Question

does this phone have a sim card with it

Does the tracfone Lg840g have a sim card with it?
asked 2 years, 4 months ago
By
gs456
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
2 answers
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answer 1
This phone is a TracFone Device and it comes with a new SIM Card. You CANNOT use any other SIM card in it as they bind the SIM Card directly to the phone itself with their programing.

If you are transferring an existing phone number to it, CALL Tech Support or let the Walmart Rep take care of it for you. DON'T TRY TO DO IT ONLINE.

If you want a new number for the phone, you can activate it online pretty easily.

Once a phone number has been assigned to the SIM and it's activated, it cannot be changed, so TracFone would have to send you a NEW SIM in order to transfer your existing number to the phone.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Tenderfoot56
 - Orange City, FL
answer 2
Yes, it comes with a SIM card.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Alan7
Question

why will the lg840g not work in the 38619 aire

asked 2 years, 4 months ago
By
johnny
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
2 answers
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answer 1
If you have AT&T GSM Service in your area, this phone should work just fine... Got mine last night and it works great. It will also work on T-Mobile if that is the prominent provider in your area. The SIM included with the phone will determine which network the phone will be placed on.
This link may help you to determine what network the phone is configured for when buying a phone. If you have an existing phone, its even easier.
http://www.prepaidphonenews.com/2011/12/how-to-get-tracfone-net10-or-straight.html
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Tenderfoot56
 - Orange City, FL
answer 2
My guess is that it will work in the 38619 area code. Walmart has probably not yet updated the "coverage checker" for this newly released phone.

FYI, I plugged in my own zip code as well as the zip codes for all major cities in my area. The coverage checker told me that the phone would not work in any of them. I then tried the zip codes of major cities in other states. Supposedly the phone will not work in any of them, either.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Alan7
Question

why does the tracfone page say the lg 840g will not work in any of the zip codes i tried all of which are in the portland or metro area?

asked 2 years, 4 months ago
By
none
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
2 answers
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answer 1
If you have AT&T service in your area, this phone should work just fine on the GSM AT&T Network.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Tenderfoot56
 - Orange City, FL
answer 2
The LG 840G should work at your location. It was a matter of the "coverage checker" not being updated.

Try your zip code now and it will show that the phone will work.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Alan7
Question

Does this phone have a mic to speak your text into so you don't have to type

asked 2 years, 4 months ago
By
butch
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
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answer 1
Got mine yesterday, and it does not appear to have any Voice Command functionality... Nothing listed in the official TracFone Manual about Voice Command usage either... Sorry...
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Tenderfoot56
 - Orange City, FL
answer 2
This phone does not come with talk to text.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Alan7
Question

is this a android

asked 2 years, 3 months ago
By
kman
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
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answer 1
NO, Sorry, NOT AN ANDROID PHONE... :-(
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Tenderfoot56
 - Orange City, FL
answer 2
No, this is not an Android phone.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Alan7
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Texting?

Does anyone know how the texting is. Does it have a qwerty keyboard?? And how is the voice quality
asked 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Missi
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
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answer 1
Missi, this phone only has three "Buttons". Power, Volume up and Volume down. Everything else on the phone is "Touch" on the Glass type buttons. Yes it has a QWERTY keyboard or the standard T9 digital style tap keyboard available. Texting works well and consumes approx. 1/3rd of a minute per each SMS 160 character text message both inbound and outbound. The best part is that this is a Triple Minutes for Life phone, so for every 1 minute you pay for, you wind up with 3 on your phone. MMS messages that contain video or pictures will cost more to send and receive depending on the size of the pictures or attachments. Voice quality is outstanding on my phone and volume is nice and loud.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Tenderfoot56
 - Orange City, FL
answer 2
The phone has a virtual qwerty keyboard on the screen for texting.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Alan7
Question

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

asked 2 years, 3 months ago
By
ke4mwl
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
2 answers
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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, 3 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, 3 months ago
By
Alan7
Question

can i use this phone for net10

asked 2 years, 3 months ago
By
dogger
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
2 answers
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answer 1
Probably not this exact phone... It is hard coded as a TracFone, but if you check the Net10 Site, you will likely find a similar phone.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Tenderfoot56
 - Orange City, FL
answer 2
No, you'll need to purchase the Net10 version of this phone to use with the Net10 service.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Alan7
Question

Why will this phone not work in My area?

Fort Wayne In
asked 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Bobby
on TracFone LG840G Cell Phone
2 answers
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answer 1
If your area is served by AT&T, this phone should work just fine.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Tenderfoot56
 - Orange City, FL
answer 2
It looks like the "coverage checker" is having issues again. If your carrier will be AT&T it looks their coverage of Fort Wayne is pretty good.

You can use the following to see which carrier TracFone will use:

http://www.preprepaid.com/whichtracfonecarrier.php

I would say that you won't have any problem with the LG 840G working at your location
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Alan7
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