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

Question

Is this phone capable of voice commands?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
JMdolphin
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes
answered 1 year, 10 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, 10 months ago
By
EvilErnie
answer 3
yes it has voice commands
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
MeMyselfNoo7
answer 4
Yes it is capable.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

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

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
jbugg
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Of course..
answered 1 year, 10 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, 10 months ago
By
Joss
answer 3
I havent heard otherwise so I would say Yes
answered 1 year, 10 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, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

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

asked 1 year, 11 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, 10 months ago
By
OZP12
answer 2
you don't unless you root the phone. Straight talk will not support tethering.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Kevingeorgia
answer 3
YOU DON'T STRAIGHT TALK PROHIBITS THAT PLAINLY IN THE USER AGREEMENT
answered 1 year, 11 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, 11 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

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

asked 1 year, 10 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, 10 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, 10 months ago
By
MidwestMale
answer 3
I purchased both off of ebay but I think amazon has them as well
answered 1 year, 10 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, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

does ne1 have trouble hearing callers?

asked 1 year, 9 months ago
By
rwilso9926
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
Had the same problem when I first got mine. When making and/or receiving calls, just check your volume control on the left side of phone. Press top of control and you can see your volume going up on the screen. I generally tell the person(s) calling me to hold on while I turn volume up before I even begin the conversation.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
boogie49
answer 2
RAISE THE IN CALL VOLUME. THIS IS HOW- MAKE A PHONE CALL TELL THEM HOLD ON LET ME RAISE THE VOLUME- GO TO SIDE OF PHONE AND PRESS THE UP BUTTON IT WILL RAISE THE IN CALL VOLUME
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
BISHOP5525
answer 3
it never let me call,, droped my call but coundnt hear good!!
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
nikki131313
answer 4
I don't. Call volume on my phone is quite loud. Outside speaker on mine does get a little distorted when volume is at max.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

does this phone have GPS

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
BOB
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Is there a phone that doesn't anymore? Yes, it does and google navigation.. Very good..
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
FormerVerizonCustomer
answer 2
Yes ...
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
MidwestMale
answer 3
Yes it has Google Maps. Works great.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
CoolBoomer
answer 4
Yes it does. Google Maps and Navigation is included.
answered 1 year, 10 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, 11 months ago
By
Cam
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Battery life is excellent when you restrict background data, which can be done in the mobile data settings.
answered 1 year, 9 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, 10 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, 11 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, 11 months ago
By
CoolTex01
Question

Can I get reception in the country?

Will I have reception out of town? I have great cell phone reception from verizon right now.
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Bet
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Does tree make a sound when it falls? Well to find that out you have to find out if verizon has towers "out in the country" where you are.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
FormerVerizonCustomer
answer 2
Interesting you should ask... I was Verizon Wireless customer and this phone hits the same towers.... no noticeable connection problems here.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
MidwestMale
answer 3
I have gone to FL, GA, TN, SC, and DC with this phone and never had a dropped call.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
KatieJ
answer 4
This phone uses Verizon so you should not notice any difference. Verizon's coverage of the USA is around 90%.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

Can I keep my same phone number if using show time Optimus?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Jschult
on Straight Talk LG L86C Optimus Showtime Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yup! If the number is active at the time of transfer then yes.. If you canceled your former provider already then no.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
FormerVerizonCustomer
answer 2
Yep I did but it took 24 hours - I finally had to call support and they were able to complete in 20 minutes. Not very good English support. But we made it through.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
MidwestMale
answer 3
Yes, you can port it over by calling their customer service or by going online to the straight talk website.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
KatieJ
answer 4
You can yes.

From contract phones:

1. Call your provider and get account and pin numbers
2. Buy a $45 service card(can be done at time of activation)
3. Call Straight Talk Customer Service or go online to straighttalk.com Website is a lot easier.
4. Click on Activate/Reactivate > Transfer Number > Transfer number from another carrier.
5. Input the required information. Be sure to the same contact information you have on file with your current carrier.
6. After all activation steps have been completed you will usually have a full working phone within a couple of hours.
7. Enjoy your new phone

From a current Straight Talk phone:

1. See step 4 above. Put the dot in Transfer my Straight Talk service.
2. After activation steps have been completed the new phone will work within 15 minutes. I recently did this and was and running in 5 minutes.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
Question

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

asked 1 year, 10 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, 10 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, 10 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, 10 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, 10 months ago
By
Jarryed
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