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This Android phone from Straight Talk features a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen and an 8MP camera. It runs on Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean). It is compatible only with Straight Talk $45/30-Day Unlimited or $60/30-Day Unlimited International service plans.
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Questions & Answers for Straight Talk Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 S968C White Prepaid Smartphone

Question

Wifi Connectivity

what plan options does this phone work with for the wifi?
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
RHS
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 S968C White Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
The Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 prepaid cell phone is only compatible with Straight Talk $45/30 day unlimited or the $60/30 day unlimited international service plans.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
The Samsung Galaxy S3 uses the $45 plan. It is best to use wifi when ever you can to cut down on data usage. I have not had any problems with going over my data.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Ruani
answer 3
This phone has WiFi built in.
If you are at home and you have WiFi on your home computer, turn off the Data feature and use WiFi only. Same if you are anyplace that offers WiFi, turn that on and turn off Data. Straight Talk actually suggests you do that to save the 3G Data load adding up to your total (2.5GB) for the $45 plan. Then go to the Google Play Store and download "My Data Manager" (free) so you can track how much you are using on Wifi or 3G (data). It shows you in neat bar and pie graphs.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
4JewelTones
answer 4
I'm not sure if I'm understanding your question completely but if you are asking what options you have to access the internet with this phone, you basically have two:

1. Yes, you can access any public or private WiFi (private if you have an access code). Internet speed will be dependent upon the source quality and speed of the WiFi you are accessing.

2. You can access the internet via the phone's own mobile internet access. On this particular phone using the Straight Talk $45 Unlimited plan, you will be able to access the Verizon Wireless 3G network (no access to 4G LTE). You will be able to do this as long as you are within a Verizon 3G coverage area. By using the internet in this fashion, you will be under all rules and conditions of Straight Talk's Terms and Conditions of Service (which include possible throttling of data speed when reaching 2.5 GB until your 30-day cycle is over.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
richardarr
Question

Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3

Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 witch one works on verizon towers
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
dancenbear
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 S968C White Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
This Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 (model #STSAS968CWTPWP) works on Verizon towers.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
Yes, currently, white is the only color available for the SIII that uses Verizon. They are out of stock for the Pebble Blue color phone.

However, be careful as the Sprint version of the SIII in White is also currently available.

If you order the phone that is featured on THIS page, it will be the Verizon version.

The way you can tell is that the Verizon version will have the numbers "968" embedded somewhere in the Walmart model number designation (the Samsung model designation is S968C).

The Sprint version will have the numbers "960" embedded somewhere in the Walmart model number designation (as the Sprint version will have the Samsung designation of S960L).

If you look below on this page, you will see a section titled "Specifications" and if you look under that heading, you will see "Model No.:" ...do you see the "968" inside that number?

The answer should be "yes." Therefore, the phone on this page is the Verizon version of the SIII.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
richardarr
answer 3
check on walmart's site it will tell the carrier, it took me some checking and only a white one used Verizon as it's carrier
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
GentlemanTex
answer 4
If you order the phone on THIS page, it will be the SIII that uses Verizon. It will be limited to 3G data speeds and will NOT have access to Verizon's 4G LTE network.

The model number of the Verizon version of the Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SIII is SCH S968C so if you see "968" embedded anywhere in the model number, it will be the Verizon version.

The Sprint version has the model number of SCH S960L and will be a true 4G LTE phone. It will have very fast data/internet speeds if in a Sprint LTE coverage area. If you see "960" embedded in the Walmart model number for the Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SIII, it will be the Sprint version.

ANYONE ORDERING A STRAIGHT TALK SIII, BE SURE TO NOTE THE MODEL NUMBER ON THE PAGE IN WHICH YOU ARE ORDERING THE PHONE TO MAKE SURE YOU WILL GET THE VERSION YOU DESIRE.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
richardarr
Question

I live in Columbus, GA. Does this phone use verizon service?

asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Catcher
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 S968C White Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Hi Catcher,

Yes it does and it uses Verizon service
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Vanski12
answer 2
Yes it works on Verizon towers.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
My works threw verizon check first
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
grandma1959
answer 4
Yes, the phone featured on THIS page, the S968C, will use the Verizon native network (no roaming).

It will be limited to 3G data/internet speeds and will not have access to Verizon's 4G LTE network.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
richardarr
Question

does the Straight Talk Unlimited* Text, Talk and Web come with the Samsung Galaxy S3

asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
charlene
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 S968C White Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
Simetimes they do come in a bundle but generally, you have to purchase them separately.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Vanski12
answer 2
No it does not come with the service.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
You will have to purchase your first month with the purchase of your phone. You do not get a free month with your purchase of the phone. There are a couple different unlimited plans to choose from. But if you are concerned that the Samsung Galaxy S3 won't have the same plans as the other Straight Talk phones, you have to worry no longer. All their phones can get the same, individually purchased plans from Straight Talk. What's more is that you can get the $45 unlimited plan one month and go to the $60 plan the next. That's the glory of pay-as-you-go phones.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Dotagnon
answer 4
charlene, the Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SIII does not come with service. You will have to purchase that separately and have service covered for at least 30-days in advance in order to keep the phone's cellular features functional.

You can purchase the initial 30-days directly from Straight Talk when you activate the phone with a credit or debit card. Or you can purchase a $45 Unlimited Plan card at Walmart. If you purchase service from Walmart, you will have to transfer a code to Straight Talk at activation. That's why I personally recommend that you purchase the initial 30-days of service directly from Straight Talk at the time of activation as there is less hassle without the need to transfer a code. After the initial 30-days, you can decide which method you want to use. I also recommend that you do not purchase more than 30-days of service initially until you determine that Straight Talk service is right for you as any service you purchase is non-refundable.

You have many options once you find that Straight Talk service is right for you as you can purchase service in advance in blocks of 90-, 180-, or 365-days or have Straight Talk put you on Auto-refill where they will automatically charge your credit or debit card each month for service in advance.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
richardarr
Question

Does this phone come in black? Or just white? How do I Activate it?

asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
dj
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 S968C White Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
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answer 1
No, this phone does not come in black. The only available colors that come in are: Pebble Blue, Marble White or Brown.

To activate, you will need to purchase a $30, $45 or $60 and call Straight Talk and give them your ESN/IMEI which is provided with the phone
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Vanski12
answer 2
This particular phone comes in white. There is an activation card included in the package.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
It comes in black and white. Activation is fairly simple and it is located in the packaging with step-by-step instructions. You can either call the number in the package or go to straight talks website. From there you will need to enter information also located in the package.

There are many cases to choose from that will fit nicely and protect your phone. I found myself a more personally fitting one from an Etsy seller, though any found at Walmart would be suitable. The rubber based ones hug and create a more slip resistant phone. (Which is what I bought.) They are available in a plethora of colors so your white or black phone is just a basis to so many options!
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Dotagnon
answer 4
dj, originally, Straight Talk offered the Samsung Galaxy SIII in four individual configurations.

1. The S968C which uses the Verizon native network and is limited to 3G data speeds with no access to Verizon's 4G LTE network ...in MARBLE WHITE (The phone featured on THIS page).

2. The S968C which uses the Verizon native network and is limited to 3G data speeds with no access to Verizon's 4G LTE network ...in PEBBLE BLUE which is a very dark purple/blue color; not BLACK.

3. The S860L which uses the Sprint native network and is a true 4G LTE phone. It will have very fast internet/data speeds when being operated in a Sprint LTE coverage area ...in MARBLE WHITE

4. The S860L which uses the Sprint native network and is a true 4G LTE phone. It will have very fast internet/data speeds when being operated in a Sprint LTE coverage area ...in PEBBLE BLUE.

Currently, only #1, the phone on THIS page and #4, the PEBBLE BLUE S960L using Sprint are in stock online at Walmart. Go to this page to order the S960L in PEBBLE BLUE (copy-and-paste):

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Straight-Talk-Samsung-Galaxy-S3-Pre-Paid-Smartphone/23573710

Once you receive the phone, enclosed in the box will be an "activation card" which will give you step-by-step instructions on how to activate the phone. You can either do it online or over the phone with a Straight Talk representative. At the time of activation, you will have the opportunity to "port" your current phone number if you wish and will also be able to charge on a credit or debit card the first 30-days of service.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
richardarr
Question

Will this phone provide a wi-fi hot spot?

asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
lfpd
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 S968C White Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
NO....This phone does not provide WiFi hotspots....to do so, you will need: Verizon Wireless Jetpack MiFi 5510
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Vanski12
answer 2
No it will not provide a hot spot
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
As of right now, Straight Talk plans do not allow tethering and I have not seen any option in the settings of the phone to use it as a wi-fi hot spot.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Str8shooter3006
answer 4
Unfortunately, the Straight Talk Terms and Conditions of Service prohibit tethering including using a phone as a hotspot. Therefore, the ability for this phone to be used as a hotspot has been disabled by Straight Talk.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
richardarr
Question

does this phone have nfc

asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
cathycme
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 S968C White Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
However, it is available only on the Galaxy S5
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Vanski12
answer 2
NFC.....you mean Near Field Communications? No it does not
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Vanski12
answer 3
Yes it has NFC.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 4
Yes it does and works in conjunction with Android Beam.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
richardarr
Question

does it have a front facing camera

asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
polly
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 S968C White Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes it does....It has front & rear camera

Front: 1.9 megapixels
Rear: 8.0 megapixels
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Vanski12
answer 2
Yes it has a front facing camera.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
yes
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
gjra
answer 4
Yes, it has a 1,9 MP front camera in addition to the 8.0 MP rear camera with LED flash
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
richardarr
Question

Is this the S960L or the S968C

I know that one model runs sprint, and the other verizon. I was wondering which one this is? We get 0 sprint here, but Verizon and AT&T are great here.
Thanks for any help!
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Scotty
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 S968C White Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
S960L is by TracFone and S968C is by Straight Talk and they both use Verizon.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Vanski12
answer 2
It is neither. It is Straight Talk.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
I meant to say S968"C"
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
richardarr
answer 4
Scotty, the phone featured on THIS page is the S968S.

Before placing an order, be sure to check at the bottom of the Walmart page featuring the phone and look under "Specifications." You will see a notation that says "Model No." If anywhere in the model number sequence, you see the numbers "968," it will be the Verizon version.

If you see "960" anywhere in the model number sequence, it will be the Sprint version.

Take a look directly below on the page where you posted your question and you will see "Specifications" and below that "Model No."

Notice the STSAS968CWTPWP sequence and the "968" embedded in it?

Currently, the Verizon version is only available in the Marble White color and the Sprint version is only available in the Pebble Blue color online at Walmart. I'm not sure if they will offer the opposite colors again or not.

And, again, if you haven't seen my other posts, the Verzion version will not have access to Verizon's 4G LTE network. It will be limited to 3G data speeds.

The Sprint version, however, will be a true 4G LTE phone and will have very fast data/internet speeds if in an area where there is Sprint LTE coverage. But if you don't have any Sprint coverage where you are, then it's a moot point.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
richardarr
Question

What accessories does the Samsung Galaxy 3 come with?

AC adapter ... charger ... cables ... anything ???
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Matt
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 S968C White Prepaid Smartphone
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Nope...that's it.....That is why third party companies need to make extra dollars by selling extra stuff.....It's just like buying a car and if you want a navigational system in your car, you buy that item in order to have it.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Vanski12
answer 2
This comes with battery and wall charger.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 3
Just to add, when you mentioned "cables" ...like most smartphones nowadays, the charger is a combination wall charger/USB cable. Therefore, you can disconnect the wall plug-in from the cable itself and have a USB cable to sync the phone to a computer, etc. or charge it via a USB connection.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
richardarr
answer 4
A wall charger was all mine came with. I purchased an Otterbox because, unlike a contracted phone, there is no warranty.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
DreamOfGina
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