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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 6 months ago
By
Greg
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes.
answered 4 months ago
By
M45PLEAIDES
answer 2
Yes the minutes are used both ways.
answered 6 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
Sadly, yes...& each text. Anytime you answer, or open a text, it uses up minutes!
answered 6 months ago
By
Dunlap135
answer 4
Yes, you are using the phone for service.
answered 6 months ago
By
2Walmartgirl
answer 5
yes
answered 6 months ago
By
peepeepaw
Question

tranfering existing number

Can I transfer my existing tracfone number and minutes to this new phone.
asked 7 months 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 6 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 6 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 6 months ago
By
IHave
answer 4
You should be able to. I did...
answered 7 months ago
By
Rjaybee
Question

Is this a car charger or electricity charger

asked 8 months ago
By
carol
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
It comes with a wall charger not a car charger.
answered 7 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
electricity
answered 7 months ago
By
chriscap
answer 3
no car charger with this phone
answered 7 months ago
By
needproductsthatwork
Question

does this phone have blue tooth?

asked 5 months ago
By
Ed
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes, this one has Bluetooth.
answered 4 months ago
By
M45PLEAIDES
answer 2
Yes, it does have bluetooth.
answered 5 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
yes
answered 5 months ago
By
kenosaba
Question

does this phone work off a verizon tower

asked 7 months ago
By
ray
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
YES, hence the "c" (cdma) at the end of the model number.
answered 6 months ago
By
jimomojo
answer 2
YES
answered 7 months ago
By
Nahbabbo
answer 3
yes.
answered 7 months ago
By
chriscap
Question

what does a tracfone service plan cost?

asked 6 months ago
By
Tammy
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
You will have to buy phone cards with this phone. You will have to contact TracPhone if they have phone plans. If they do you will have to have them bill your credit card bank or debit card.
answered 6 months ago
By
cabinetman54
answer 2
There are lots of different service plans one is $20.00 for 60 minutes that would last 90 days. You can always add more before the 90 days.
answered 6 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
Tracfone has no service plan.
What you add for minutes is what you have to use until you add more.
If the phone is unused for several months, you may need to add minutes to keep the service on.
answered 6 months ago
By
IHave
Question

Do you have to purchase new minutes every month even if you have not used them all

If the phone comes with 120 minutes prepaid and if they are not used within a certain period of time what happens, are they just lost
asked 6 months ago
By
Lori
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
3 answers
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answer 1
They do expire eventually but it is not monthly.
answered 6 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
Your question responds perfectly to the Virgin phone......that is the reason I selected this Tracfone.phone. Believe me I did a lot of research B4 buying. I had an old Tracfone & was ready for a new one. Prior to this I had a Virgin & they provided wonderful options to buy minutes (i.e., $80 for a full year & could pay quarterly. If you didn't use, you did not lose.) So B4 the last Tracfone purchase, I bought an another Virgin for $20/month.. & no more previous generosity w/their old plan. So I ditched that one. AND Bcuz I did so much research, I know that my selection is the right one for me.
answered 6 months ago
By
peepeepaw
answer 3
You can purchase 60 min. - 120 min cards etc. I got double minutes when I signed up with a 60 min. card. You will run out of minutes before you use up the expiration date, like I have only 85 minutes left and the expiration say's 8/20/14.
answered 6 months ago
By
cabinetman54
Question

can you send text messages

asked 6 months ago
By
tt
on TracFone LG 236C Prepaid Cell Phone with Double Minutes
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes, but you're eating up minutes pretty fast.
answered 6 months ago
By
cabinetman54
answer 2
Yes, in fact it is cheaper to text than to talk on a Tracfone.
answered 6 months ago
By
IHave
answer 3
Yes
answered 6 months ago
By
nraven13
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 8 months 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 7 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
no
answered 7 months 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 7 months ago
By
FeatureDriven
Question

Does it have the vibrate option?

asked 7 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 6 months ago
By
cabinetman54
answer 2
Yes this can be set to vibrate.
answered 6 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
Yes it does.
answered 6 months ago
By
nraven13
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