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Question

Where Can I Buy A Decent Case For My New Straight Talk L86c Showtime

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
tedm3
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Online, google search your phone for accessories
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
FormerVerizonCustomer
answer 2
I wanted to buy a case for my LG Showtime last week when I purchased my phone at Walmart last week but they did not sell the case for this phone. I check at several other stores and could not find a case so I tried Amazon.

I found a really nice case on Amazon for the LG Optimus Showtime - Premium Accessory Kit - Black Hard Cover Case + ATOM LED Keychain Light + Screen Protector + Micro USB Car Charger all for $6.99 plus shipping. Fits and works great for the LG Optimus Showtime. They have many cases available on Amazon. Shipping took only 4 days.

I was originally going to get the iPhone but for the price this phone was a bargain and I love it.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Jim28
answer 3
You need to buy an Amazon gift card. Type LG l86c phone cases in the Amazon search engine. Amazon has great phone cases from $1.99 to $30. I paid $17 including shipping for a Heavy duty case.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Joss
answer 4
Amazon or eBay. You can search for the LG US730 Venice/Splendor. This phone is the exact same thing. Only it has been renamed by Straight Talk for use on their network.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

Jelly Bean

Does this phone run on Jelly bean when bought online, or is there software updates automatically sent to the phone?
asked 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Jam
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
To clear up the confusion on this question:

Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Android 4.2-4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Jarryed
answer 2
Comes with Android 4.0.4 Jelly Bean.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
JLee12345
answer 3
Bought instore with 4.0 already on it.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Jchamb
answer 4
This phone has Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4.

I seriously doubt Jellybean will become available for this device. It is up to Straight Talk to release an update.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

raised edges around sides?

my phone just came in today and are the sides around the screen suppose to be raised? The edges of the phone?
asked 1 year, 2 months ago
By
tweeder85
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
It's a plastic cover, peel it off and it will then be smooth. It's just for shipping.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
SaazME
answer 2
There is a plastic protective strip that runs around the phone. All you have to do is peel it off, start at one of the corners - it's only there to protect the phone while in transit. Once you peel it off the corners and edges are shiny and smooth. I discovered this by calling LG and they told me to peel off the protective strip around the phone.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Tbear3
answer 3
yes
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
kei1966
answer 4
I had this problem too, seemed like the edges were plastic and it was peeling off, my case had not arrived yet, but now I have my case on it and the problem has stopped, but you should buy a case asap to stop this problem, go to amazon.com they have a lot of them for this phone.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
LeeLee10
Question

800MHz processor or 1GHz processor?

I just bought the LG86C Optimus Showtime and the box says it has a 1GHz processor but the online specs say 800MHz, typo?
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
MonkeyButt
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
This phone had a Qualcomm MSM8655 Snapdragon 1Ghz single core processor. The specs that you saw on that particular page are incorrect.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
OZP12
answer 2
It's a ARMv7 Processor rev 2 (v7l) @1000MHz (1 GHz)
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
ABrewster
answer 3
its a 1 GHZ processor the LG l40g has the 800mhz processor
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
THENEXUSALERO
answer 4
It is a typo on Walmart's side. This phone does have a 1 GHz processor.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

can i text to mexico?

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
lagringa1
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
To clarify, this phone is not capable of sending international text message, even with the $60 International Plan as others have stated.

From the Straight Talk website is this:

Can I send international text messages from my Straight Talk phone?

At this time, the Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Precedent (M828C) and LG Optimus Q (L55C) includes unlimited international text messaging to the available destinations at no additional charge with an Unlimited Plans.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Jarryed
answer 2
This should work on the $60 international plan.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Joss
answer 3
You will probably need international plan if number you are texting is international number
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
SWilson3828
answer 4
No you cannot. This phone does not support international texting. Try using this app though...WhatsApp Messenger.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

Netflix?

Can you watch Netflix on this?
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Sierra
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
Yes
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Joss
answer 2
Absolutely. Although I would recommend not using it while using mobile data since ST seems to be throttling or restricting service to those that use too much mobile bandwidth. If you use NF on wifi tho, it's good to go!
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
EvilErnie
answer 3
Yes you can watch Netflix and it's smooth too
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
MeMyselfNoo7
answer 4
Yup, you sure can. I would only watch Netflix over WiFi to save on data usage.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

Is this phone capable of voice commands?

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
JMdolphin
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
Yes
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Joss
answer 2
It does have Voice Dialer as part of its packaged suite of apps, but no real voice command app. I'm sure you can download an app for it tho.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
EvilErnie
answer 3
yes it has voice commands
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
MeMyselfNoo7
answer 4
Yes it is capable.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

do u sell a case for this phone

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
flasher
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Me personally no.. I'm just a user, however you can purchase one online. If not at walmart.com just google optimus showitme accessories and buy away..
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
FormerVerizonCustomer
answer 2
I just got the phone and easily found cases online. I got the ManiaGear Heavy Duty Armor Case Combo + ManiaGear Screen Protector for LG Optimus Showtime L86C/L86G (Stright Talk) on Amazon.com. Other LG model cases fit this phone fine. Just have to do some research.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Katt11Max
answer 3
I went to AMAZON and bought one for under $20 and it fit just fine.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
MidwestMale
answer 4
There are custom fitted cases for this phone available from 3rd party cell phone dealers, Amazon, and eBay. You will need to buy cases for this phone:

LG US730 Splendor/Venice

This Optimus Showtime is the exact same phone.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

If 4g lte is available in my area on Verizon tower, can this phone use it?

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Ra
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
That would be a no.. But since I save 100 bucks a month, and still have great 3g service and am able to watch videos better still than ATT, Sprint s 4g then who cares..
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
FormerVerizonCustomer
answer 2
Negative. This is a 3G phone only.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
EvilErnie
answer 3
This is a 3G phone so I don't think that it would use 4G
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
MeMyselfNoo7
answer 4
No it cannot. This phone will only use 3G. With that said, Verizon is currently upgrading their towers and service on the prepaid side because they are in the midst of changing their own prepaid plans. This phone does use the prepaid towers.

My 3G speed is quite fast, even in the middle of the day. You should have no problems whatsoever.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

Change number

I tried transferring my current straight talk number to this phone and it did not work. They told me I would have to get a new number. Has anyone had to do this? I don't understand why I would have to get a new number......
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Nic
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
I got the problem fixed. The first guy I talked to didn't know what he was talking about. I did still have to change my number however.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
tuckmein82
answer 2
I am not sure, if you allowed your current plan to expire before transferring the number then this would cause your issue. You can only transfer a number if it is currently in a paid plan and active..
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
FormerVerizonCustomer
answer 3
I have never had a problem but was your old phone active when you did this?
I have heard you need to do this before the old phone is inactive.
Same thing if you go back to your old phone or even another new phone. I always port the number the last couple days of my service end date.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
talkayou
answer 4
I was able to transfer my number from the Proclaim to this phone without any problems. My service time also transferred with the remaining time left in the 30 days.

It is possible that you were not on the $45 Unlimited Plan, but the $30 plan? If that was the case that is possibly why your service was not transferred. This phone will only use the Unlimited Plans. It cannot use the $30 plan in any form.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Jarryed
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