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Questions & Answers for Straight Talk Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone

Question

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

asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
Ra
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
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, 7 months ago
By
FormerVerizonCustomer
answer 2
Negative. This is a 3G phone only.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
EvilErnie
answer 3
This is a 3G phone so I don't think that it would use 4G
answered 1 year, 8 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, 8 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

is Verizon going to continue to let Straighttalk use its towers?

asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
jbugg
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
Of course..
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
FormerVerizonCustomer
answer 2
This phone works on Verizon towers. I have great service in GA. However, it depends on which state you live in. Some states have more Verizon towers than AT&T. Some states have more Sprint towers. I went on line and researched which major cell phone carrier had the most cell towers in my state. I hope this information is helpful.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
Joss
answer 3
I havent heard otherwise so I would say Yes
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
SWilson3828
answer 4
Yes. This phone is on Verizon's prepaid towers. However, this phone will not use 4G/LTE. It will only use the 3G side.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
Jarryed
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, 8 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, 8 months ago
By
OZP12
answer 2
It's a ARMv7 Processor rev 2 (v7l) @1000MHz (1 GHz)
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
ABrewster
answer 3
its a 1 GHZ processor the LG l40g has the 800mhz processor
answered 1 year, 8 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, 8 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

do u sell a case for this phone

asked 1 year, 7 months ago
By
flasher
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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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, 7 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, 7 months ago
By
Katt11Max
answer 3
I went to AMAZON and bought one for under $20 and it fit just fine.
answered 1 year, 7 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, 7 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

The battery life?

I hav heard that the battery life is 7 days and i have heard a day? Can someone tell me what the life and standby time is?!...
asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
Cam
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
Battery life is excellent when you restrict background data, which can be done in the mobile data settings.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
LeeLee10
answer 2
My experience. My phone is turned on at 6:30 AM. It has moderate use throughout the day while I'm at work... some web browsing, game playing, texting and emails etc. When you are not using it, put it in airplane mode and make sure wifi is turned off. It will save on battery life dramatically. So, by 5:30 I usually have about 60% battery life still left on the phone. Hope this helps.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
OZP12
answer 3
It will always depend on your use but the most I have had mine last is a good 13 hours with low-Normal use
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
THENEXUSALERO
answer 4
3-4 days waiting.... talk all day for short to medium length conversations....get a car charger cord and leave it plugged in...
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
CoolTex01
Question

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

asked 1 year, 7 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, 7 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, 7 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, 7 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, 7 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

where do i get a case and screen protector for optimus showtime

asked 1 year, 7 months ago
By
cowboy
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
Online using google to search Optimus Showtime Accessories.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
FormerVerizonCustomer
answer 2
I bought a case through AMAZON for under $20 then bought the cheaper screen protector from Wal-Mart. I had to cut it to size. Total cost under $30.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
MidwestMale
answer 3
I purchased both off of ebay but I think amazon has them as well
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
KatieJ
answer 4
Look on eBay and Amazon. You can search the LG Venice/Splendor, LG US730, or the Optimus Showtime.

This phone has been renamed from the LG Venice/Splendor.
answered 1 year, 7 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, 7 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, 6 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, 7 months ago
By
Tbear3
answer 3
yes
answered 1 year, 7 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, 7 months ago
By
LeeLee10
Question

does it have a front camera

i see a little circle on the front that i assume is a camera, but its not mentioned in the description... is it a front cam?
asked 1 year, 7 months ago
By
ericLday
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
Yes there is a front camera as well as the one on the back. When using the front camera, you only have to say "CHEESE" and the photo will snap, you don't have to push the button!
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
SaazME
answer 2
yes!! front abd back camera!! i couldnot get front camera to work<<
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
nikki131313
answer 3
yes
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
acm42
answer 4
There is a front facing camera on this phone.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

My conract with t-mobile is now up. If I go with straight talk, do I have to

cancel t-mobile service, or will s.t. do that for me? I'm interested in the lg

Optimus Showtime smartphone. Also, can I keep my same number?
asked 1 year, 7 months ago
By
sb
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
MY WIFE HAD VERIZON. SHE HAD TO GO TO VERIZON FIRST THEN GO TO ST. TO TRANSFER NUMBER. REAL EASY GO TO WEB SITE CLICK ON ACTIVATE PHONE, CLICK ON USE MY OWN OR TRANSFEREERD NUMBER. MAY TAKE UP TO 1 OR MORE HOURS TO DO IT. ALSO YOU HAVE TO TEXT/CALL EVERYONE YOU CHANGED CELL COMPANIES BUT HAVE THE SAME NUMBER
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
BISHOP5525
answer 2
No, don't cancel! Get your ST service going, they will switch your number and cancel your service with TM. If you cancel your service first, you won't be able to keep your number. I have the phone you're looking at and LOVE it. My previous phone was an iPhone, and this one is equal at least!
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
SaazME
answer 3
after you change over YOU CANCEL but to take your number with you u must have active number with t-mobile..
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
nikki131313
answer 4
Yes, you can port your number to this phone. Your phone number MUST be active for this to work. Once you port your number your previous phone will cease to work, effectively cancelling your plan. Always wise to call T-Mo and make sure though.

Here are the steps to take from a contract device:

1. Call your current carrier to retrieve your account and pin numbers
2. Purchase a $45 Unlimited Card as this will be needed for activation(can be done at time of activation online)
3. Either call Customer Service or go online to Straighttalk.com, click on Activate/Reactivate > Transfer Number. Put the dot in transfer number from another carrier.
4. Enter the required information(account/pin numbers). Be sure to use the same contact info on file with your current carrier.
5. After all activation steps have been completed you will usually have a full working phone within an hour or two.
6. Enjoy your new phone
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
Jarryed
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