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Straight Talk Huawei H883G Windows Prepaid Smartphone

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Straight Talk Huawei H883G Windows Prepaid Smartphone

The H883G W1 Straight Talk Huawei Windows 8 Phone features the Windows Phone 8 OS, a four inch touchscreen and a five megapixel camera with a video recording function. This smartphone also has a microSD slot for an SD card up to 32GB, so you can add plenty of extra storage space for music, videos, pictures and apps. With 3G/WiFi connectivity, the prepaid Huawei smartphone can also to browse the Internet and download your favorite apps on Google Play. The phone is Hearing Aid Compatible (HAC) and it comes complete with a battery, a charger, an activation card and a manual.
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Questions & Answers for Straight Talk Straight Talk Huawei H883G Windows Prepaid Smartphone

Question

does this phone have youtube

asked 8 months ago
By
wwefan
on Straight Talk Huawei H883G Windows Prepaid Smartphone
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes. There is an app for YouTube. Though it's better watched on a big screen, if you're sitting around the doctors office bored....it works.
answered 7 months ago
By
mothersyoungest
answer 2
I don't use Youtube, but you have internet service on your phone so you will probably be able to get Youtube
answered 7 months ago
By
htanom
Question

Could you please tell me what service tower this phone uses.? Need verizon tower capability because of area phone will be used.

asked 8 months ago
By
garma
on Straight Talk Huawei H883G Windows Prepaid Smartphone
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
No because I cancelled my Verizon when I got Straighttalk. I think StraightTalk is able to access many other signals.
answered 7 months ago
By
htanom
answer 2
Well it's says it's GSM which tells you that's it's either at&t or T-mobile. Verizon and Sprint use CDMA. Also it says it's GSM-A. Which means at&t.

for Verizon you'll need one that says CDMA-V.

So

GSM-A = At&t
GSM-T = T-Mobile
CDMA-S = Sprint
CDMA-V = Verizon
answered 8 months ago
By
BF68
Question

Can u transfer contact list saved from icloud to this phone via computer?

I actually have 2 questions the first is that I activated this phone over 4 hours ago and still do not have a phone talked to Straighttalk and they said number transferred but could take 24 hours to activate the phone never had this issue before. I noticed there is a place for a sd card does one have to be in the phone for it to work? Number 2 question is can i transfer all of my backup from my iphone off my computer onto this phone?
asked 8 months ago
By
clueless
on Straight Talk Huawei H883G Windows Prepaid Smartphone
2 answers
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answer 1
I had the same problem two weeks ago when I got my new phone. I went well over 12 hours waiting even though I had confirmation that mine too was active. I finally had an idea to remove the battery and then put it back in. As soon as I turned it back on I had service. I probably had it all along but who knew it would be something this simple. The SD card is simply to use as extra storage like music and photos. So no you don't have to have that in first.
Sorry I can't answer your last question. I am manually adding all my info by hand. Some things will link so you will have some info on your contacts from facebook and your contacts from your emails. But as far as I can tell you have to add the rest yourself. I haven't tried the cloud with this phone. Good Luck
answered 7 months ago
By
mothersyoungest
answer 2
It does have internet service so, I am sure you can also connect it to your computer and transfer contacts. It does take awhile to get it activated, but you can spend that time charging it. the number is to StraightTalk, if you have problems or questions there is a 1-800 number in the small green book, or your StraightTalk contract/receipt for assistance. The little green book is very helpful. The sd card and the sim card are already in the phone. Your serial number and your sim card number are on the front of the little red activation card.
answered 7 months ago
By
htanom
Question

Will I be able to keep my old phone number?

asked 7 months ago
By
Kat
on Straight Talk Huawei H883G Windows Prepaid Smartphone
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes Kat, your phone number is transferable. And you do not have to be an existing Straight Talk customer. They will transfer from another provider as well when when you set up your service with them.
answered 7 months ago
By
mothersyoungest
answer 2
Yes, you can port your current number during the activation process.
answered 7 months ago
By
richardarr
Question

Dose it have a lock screen??

asked 7 months ago
By
Starsaver
on Straight Talk Huawei H883G Windows Prepaid Smartphone
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes with password too!
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
By
ulu36b
answer 2
Yes, go to Settings, Lock Screen. It's only a number password though.
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
By
BusyWorkingMotherOfSix
Question

Does my huawei h883g have a flashlight

Flashlight on windows huawei h883g
asked 6 months ago
By
Billy
on Straight Talk Huawei H883G Windows Prepaid Smartphone
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
There are fee apps you can download in the apps store so you can use the LED flash as a flashlight.
answered 6 months ago
By
PHATSPEED
answer 2
No but the app is free on the store. It works really well to and I've used it almost every day since i got it. I use the flashlight-X.
answered 6 months ago
By
Revolution4JC80
Question

candy crush

can you play candy crush on this phone?
asked 6 months ago
By
tiffany
on Straight Talk Huawei H883G Windows Prepaid Smartphone
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
no you can not
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Rain09
answer 2
No you cant!
answered 6 months ago
By
SerBear
Question

I'm with straight talk, like this phone but I'm real challenged when it comes to all this technical stuff. Is this phone easy to learn/use?

HELP
asked 6 months ago
By
seed
on Straight Talk Huawei H883G Windows Prepaid Smartphone
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes. My wife was scared of it but within hours was happily chatting, texting, browsing, putting together schedules and grocery lists. There are also great tutorials on the Windows Phones website.
answered 6 months ago
By
sandclap
answer 2
The phone does have a built in "Help and Tips" app that links you to Windows Phones website. There you can watch how to videos. Coming from an Android device, and using Android for the last 4 years it took me about a week to get the hang of the Windows OS.
answered 6 months ago
By
PHATSPEED
Question

Is this 4g or 3g?

asked 6 months ago
By
pandabear
on Straight Talk Huawei H883G Windows Prepaid Smartphone
2 answers
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answer 1
Mine only has 4G and 2G available. I don't know where the 3G went.
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
By
BusyWorkingMotherOfSix
answer 2
This phone has 3G/WiFi connectivity.
answered 6 months ago
By
lunaaileen
Question

Does the phone come with a Sim card?

What is in the box?
asked 6 months ago
By
pandabear
on Straight Talk Huawei H883G Windows Prepaid Smartphone
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
The SIM card is already in the phone. It comes with everything you need except minutes.
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
By
BusyWorkingMotherOfSix
answer 2
Yes, the SIM card will be included in the box ...the SIM card will identify with the AT&T network.
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
By
richardarr
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