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Question

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

asked 1 year, 2 months ago
By
cowboy
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Online using google to search Optimus Showtime Accessories.
answered 1 year, 2 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, 2 months ago
By
MidwestMale
answer 3
I purchased both off of ebay but I think amazon has them as well
answered 1 year, 2 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, 2 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

How do I load minutes to this Phone?

I purchased this phone for an employee, but got the phone back today and need to load minutes. I can not figure out how to load straight talk minutes- can someone PLEASE tell me?? Thanks.
asked 11 months ago
By
Dabossman
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Simple, go to any Walmart store and purchase a $45.00 activation card, get on line to straight talk and follow the directions on the card you just purchased. International calls are more so ask when you get into the electronics dept. at your local store.
answered 11 months ago
By
RBolin1943
answer 2
You can buy time at walmart, or you can sign up to automaticly be charged to a credit card
answered 11 months ago
By
rs2150
answer 3
Either go to walmart and buy a $45 usage card, or go to straighttalk.com, open an account, and use a credit card to buy the $45 usage card. You can also set it up to automatically charge your card every thirty days to buy more time.
answered 11 months ago
By
cobollover
answer 4
You need to use the $45 Unlimited Card. You need to add the service cards on the website. Simply create an account on Straighttalk.com and it can be done from there, or by calling Customer Service.
answered 11 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

Is this phone a touch screen?

asked 11 months ago
By
nanpat
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes
answered 11 months ago
By
rs2150
answer 2
Yes
answered 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 3
yes
answered 11 months ago
By
JambaJ
answer 4
Yes
answered 11 months ago
By
Richie845
Question

How do you make this phone a hotspot for other items?

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Ventureryder
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
There are apps in the Google play store for this, but be warned I have heard of ST throttling data or terminating service. Just keep an eye on your data usage and be smart. This phone allows you to monitor data usage via WiFi and on the mobile network. The arbitrary maximum monthly data usage for ST is 2 GB.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
OZP12
answer 2
you don't unless you root the phone. Straight talk will not support tethering.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Kevingeorgia
answer 3
YOU DON'T STRAIGHT TALK PROHIBITS THAT PLAINLY IN THE USER AGREEMENT
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
THENEXUSALERO
answer 4
You can't. Straight Talk Terms of Service forbids hotspot/tethering use. If they catch you tethering/hot spotting this phone....they can yank your service immediately without refind and go as far as blacklisting your phone so it can never be used on Straight Talk again.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

can i text to mexico?

asked 1 year, 2 months ago
By
lagringa1
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
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, 2 months ago
By
Jarryed
answer 2
This should work on the $60 international plan.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Joss
answer 3
You will probably need international plan if number you are texting is international number
answered 1 year, 2 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, 2 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

Netflix?

Can you watch Netflix on this?
asked 1 year, 2 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, 2 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, 2 months ago
By
EvilErnie
answer 3
Yes you can watch Netflix and it's smooth too
answered 1 year, 2 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, 2 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

Is this phone capable of voice commands?

asked 1 year, 2 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, 2 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, 2 months ago
By
EvilErnie
answer 3
yes it has voice commands
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
MeMyselfNoo7
answer 4
Yes it is capable.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

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

asked 1 year, 2 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, 2 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, 2 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, 2 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, 2 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

is there a front and back camera?

asked 1 year, 1 month ago
By
Deb
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
YES and the really cool thing is, when you're taking a front pic, all you have to do is say "CHEESE" and the photo will snap, you don't have to push any buttons!
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
SaazME
answer 2
yes
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
Radise
answer 3
Yes.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
LeeLee10
answer 4
Yes, phone has front and rear cameras.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
Jarryed
Question

Can you put a lock code on the LG Optimus Showtime? And will cases for the LG Optimus L7 work for the LG Optimus Showtime?

asked 1 year, 1 month ago
By
JJ
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes on the lock code. I don't know about the case. I ordered one from Amazon.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
SaazME
answer 2
yes u can put a code on ur phone and u can get cases on ebay
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
Radise
answer 3
Yes you can put lock codes such as pin number, password, pattern or face unlock, no those cases will not fit that phone, they're two completely different phones. Amazon.com has a lot of showtime cases.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
LeeLee10
answer 4
Phone supports pattern, facial recognition, numeric, and slide locks.

As for that specific face, probably not. Camera location probably does not line up, along with volume rocker, etc. You can find cases at Ebay and Amazon pretty cheap for this device. Search for the LG US730..aka LG Venice.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
Jarryed
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