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Tracfone TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes

This compact 236C TracFone LG Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes features a 1.3MP camera so you can take photos wherever you go. The device also features external caller ID and phone book storage for 1,000 numbers. This LG flip cell phone includes free double minutes for life. The phone offers a talk time of more than six hours, and it comes with a battery, a charger and an activation card.
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Questions & Answers for Tracfone TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes

Question

Are minutes consumed when both receiving and making calls?

asked 11 months ago
By
Greg
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes.
answered 9 months ago
By
M45PLEAIDES
answer 2
Yes the minutes are used both ways.
answered 10 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
Sadly, yes...& each text. Anytime you answer, or open a text, it uses up minutes!
answered 10 months ago
By
Dunlap135
answer 4
Yes, you are using the phone for service.
answered 11 months ago
By
2Walmartgirl
answer 5
yes
answered 11 months ago
By
peepeepaw
Question

tranfering existing number

Can I transfer my existing tracfone number and minutes to this new phone.
asked 1 year ago
By
kaister
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
You can transfer your old cell # but not your remaining minutes from your old cell service, I don't think.
answered 11 months ago
By
cabinetman54
answer 2
Yes, you are able to call TracFone and transfer existing minutes from your current TracFone to a new TracFone.
answered 11 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
As long as the older Tracfone is active the phone number can be transferred to the new phone. Once the number is transferred you will not be able to use the old phone for anything except 911 calls unless you add more minutes and a new number is assigned.

Regarding minutes; Whether the old phone is active or not all minutes on the old phone can be transferred to the new phone. You will need the Serial Number for each phone when you call using a third phone. (You need a third phone as you may need to enter codes on each phone. Tracfone personnel will explain what you need to do to guide you through the process.)
answered 11 months ago
By
IHave
answer 4
You should be able to. I did...
answered 11 months ago
By
Rjaybee
Question

What is covered?

Hello,
Trying to understand what this prepaid cell offers. I am looking for a Prepaid cell, No contract, No plan other than ability to make and receive calls, that comes with it's own number and activated. Need something basic and simple that I can buy and have sent to my Mother.

Thanks!
All is appreciated!
asked 11 months ago
By
Nonna
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
It's like all other warranty coverages 1 yr. You can buy an extended warranty when you purchase this phone (bought mine from Walmart) 2 yr.
answered 11 months ago
By
cabinetman54
answer 2
This sounds like the phone you are looking for, but be sure to 1. Check the phone will work in your mother's area
2. Get a phone number for her area. (Tracfone will change phone numbers if the first one is not compatible.)
After she receives it, should she have difficulty getting bars have her dial #22890, then SEND to align the phone with the nearest tower/s.
answered 11 months ago
By
IHave
answer 3
Before buying it make sure she will be in an area that Tracfone covers.
I love this phone, It is easy to use. The instruction booklet is clear and simple.
answered 11 months ago
By
nraven13
Question

Does it have the vibrate option?

asked 11 months ago
By
Blut
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, you just hold down on volume up/down button then hit set. (OK button)
answered 11 months ago
By
cabinetman54
answer 2
Yes this can be set to vibrate.
answered 11 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
Yes it does.
answered 11 months ago
By
nraven13
Question

can you send text messages

asked 11 months ago
By
tt
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, but you're eating up minutes pretty fast.
answered 11 months ago
By
cabinetman54
answer 2
Yes, in fact it is cheaper to text than to talk on a Tracfone.
answered 11 months ago
By
IHave
answer 3
Yes
answered 11 months ago
By
nraven13
Question

does this phone have blue tooth?

asked 10 months ago
By
Ed
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, this one has Bluetooth.
answered 9 months ago
By
M45PLEAIDES
answer 2
Yes, it does have bluetooth.
answered 10 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
yes
answered 10 months ago
By
kenosaba
Question

Does the LG236C have a voicemail indicator telling you when someone has left you a voicemail?

asked 11 months ago
By
Art
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
No it does not. Tracfone said that this CDMA phone uses US Cellular and voicemail indicator is not an option.
answered 10 months ago
By
kurtsang
answer 2
Yes-there is a little envelope that appears at the top of the screen letting you know there is a voice mail.
answered 10 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
Yes, there is a little envelope on the screen that alerts you.
answered 11 months ago
By
2Walmartgirl
Question

Is this a car charger or electricity charger

asked 1 year, 1 month ago
By
carol
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
3 answers
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answer 1
It comes with a wall charger not a car charger.
answered 1 year ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
electricity
answered 1 year ago
By
chriscap
answer 3
no car charger with this phone
answered 1 year ago
By
needproductsthatwork
Question

How long are the double minutes good for???Is it 90 days?

asked 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
patti
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
No,there are different types of double minute cards you can buy. Not all of them are 90 days.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
Double Minutes is for life of the phone. Any minutes you buy in the future will be doubled. But not bonus minutes... those are never doubled.
answered 5 months ago
By
razorbackinNC
answer 3
I believe its for as long as your contracted period exists--yours being 3 months as mine is
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

Will this phone work with the $30 Straight talk plan?

I noticed that this LG 236 C is offered in a Straight talk phone and a Trac phone. Although they have different model numbers.
Trac phone model # TFLG236CDMPWP for $14.88 and then
Straight talk model # STLG236CPWP for 49.99
Since they are basically the same phone I wonder if it will work. I like the price of the Trac phone and the price of the Straight talk plan of $30 for
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
By
gardengirl
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
The TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone will not be able to use Straight talk plan. It can only use the original provider service plan.
answered 1 year ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
no
answered 1 year ago
By
chriscap
answer 3
No, you're NOT able to switch phone plans back and forth like this. That's based on the provider service not the actual phone type.

You just get the various Airtime Cards from TracFone for so many Minutes and this Flip phone Doubles your card's face value for more Total minutes until the Expiration time period.

Hope this helps you.
answered 1 year ago
By
FeatureDriven
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